Posts Categorized: Spanish grammar

Spanish Grammar: Verbs of change (“transformarse and convertirse”)

We know that speaking a foreign language can be difficult, especially uttering those verbs which are extremely similar or the ones which have several meanings. For this reason we want to ease your learning and our native teacher Ana is going to explain the differences between “transformarse” and “convertirse” for the more advanced students. If… Read more »

Spanish grammar: “saber” vs. “conocer” (to know)

Some Spanish verbs are difficult to use for students of the Spanish language. Not their grammatical difficulties but for their meaning and context, and in English or other languages they are translated with the same verb. Here we present you two verbs that translate to one single verb in English, the verb to know. Therefore, our teacher Irene… Read more »

Spanish grammar: Use of the prepositions por and para

use of the prepositions por and para

The different uses of the prepositions por and para can be confusing for students who are learning Spanish. In the following video Irene will explain in which case to use por and in which one para. Once you have seen the expanation and examples it won’t be difficult for you to distinguish between these prepositions… Read more »

Spanish grammar: Conjugation of irregular verbs in the present tense

In a previous post you learned how to use the Spanish regular verbs in the present tense, but like in other languages in Spanish there are irregularities in the verb forms. So now we will see the conjugation of irregular verbs in the present tense. In this videotutorial Marina will explain the irregularities, which we… Read more »