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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June 12, 2014

Daily Routines in Spanish

Our lives, whether we like it or not, tend to be rather predictable. Humans are also animals of habits, and that is why we need to […]
April 23, 2014

I like it too in Spanish

You might know that in order to say ‘I like/I don’t like something’ in Spanish, you have to use ‘me gusta/no me gusta‘. [If you don’t […]
April 12, 2014

Spanish possessive pronouns

Mi casa es tu casa. That’s a very nice and simple, but very common phrase that Spanish people use to make their guests or visitors comfortable […]
April 11, 2014

verb to go in Spanish

The verb to go in Spanish is the verb IR. Depending on the preposition it is followed by, it will have a different meaning: – Ir […]
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 […]