Resources to learn Spanish online

July 21, 2014

Pero and Sino – How To Say ‘But’ in Spanish

Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between PERO and SINO in Spanish? This is a difference that doesn’t exist in most languages and it’s a […]
July 18, 2014

Euphemisms You Should Use (To Be Politically Correct)

Why do we use euphemisms? These days, due partially to the great influence of mass media, euphemisms are a very common thing in both spoken and […]
July 16, 2014

Is Spanish Siesta Just a Myth?

Is Spanish siesta just a myth? In my years of teaching Spanish in a language school in Madrid, I heard several of my students complaining and […]
July 14, 2014

Time Markers in Past Tense – Spanish Game Online

Time Markers in Past Tense When learning Spanish, we need to talk about not only the present, but also the past and the future. But in […]
July 11, 2014

7 Useful Phrases to Survive in Spanish Conversations

Are you getting stressed trying to speak Spanish? If you are a total beginner and you have trouble making your first steps in the Spanish language, don’t […]
July 9, 2014

The Running of the Bulls – Much More Than That!

Sanfermines: Much more than Bulls The Running of the Bulls (in Spanish, Encierro) is, without a doubt, the most famous part of the Festival of San […]
July 7, 2014

SER and ESTAR sentences – Elinqua Blog

Ser and Estar sentences In Spanish there are two different verbs to express the verb To Be: SER and ESTAR. Depending on the situation, or the […]
July 3, 2014

Days of the Week in Spanish

“Eight days a week I love you”. So goes The Beatles song! So let’s talk about the days of the week in Spanish (seven, not eight). […]
June 30, 2014

Gender in Spanish – Masculine and Feminine Words

Gender is a difficult thing in many languages, and knowing the gender of words in Spanish is not not an exception. Check out our game below to […]

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February 5, 2014

Spanish gerund form and use

In this post you will learn the Spanish gerund form and use, and the differences with the use of gerund (-ing) in English. ESTAR + GERUNDIO […]
January 13, 2014

The plural of Spanish nouns

As some of you already know, Spanish nouns have gender (masculine and feminine) and number (singular and plural). Today we are going to learn how to form […]
November 13, 2013

Spanish nouns – Gender of people and animals – Elinqua Blog

Unlike English, (where it is very rare), most Spanish nouns referred to people and animals have two genders: masculine and feminine. For example, we have different […]