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There are usually 3 types of language learners: Type 1 – The ones that only want to be conversational and don’t care about grammar Type 2 – The ones that want to speak perfectly and struggle communicating Type 3 – The balanced ones whose primary focus is conversation, but spend time perfecting their Spanish as […]

La tarea opcional de esta semana es ver el video “Conditional Perfect” de Adriana Díaz-Ross en YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbbGq-NARr8). (La tarea extra de la semana * para los que quieran más tarea * es seguir con el capítulo 11, Compound Tenses: the future perfect and the conditional perfect, en “Complete Spanish Grammar” de McGraw Hill, de […]

We would like to congratulate our 22 Spanish Bootcamp participants for taking our 90 day challenge! We know you can do it!  Time to breathe, sleep & eat Spanish!  Yeah!   A1 Chrystal M Jean E Jennifer G Rechelle M   A2 Chris S Lizzie S   B1 Anne M Bill S   B1.5 Melanie […]

Hola chicos, Buenos días y feliz jueves :)   Today I want to address translations.   When you first start to learn a foreign language, you are pretty much translating from your native language, often word by word.  This is how you first start to learn to speak and it’s perfectly normal. The issue is […]

La tarea opcional de esta semana es escribir 5 frases usando el Futuro Perfecto del Indicativo con los dos usos de este tiempo verbal.  La próxima semana les vamos a pedir que compartan sus oraciones. (La tarea extra de la semana * para los que quieran más tarea * es seguir con el capítulo 11, […]

Hola chicos, ¿Qué tal la semana?  Súper, espero :)   Today I want to address vocabulary.    Most students want to improve their vocabulary and one way to do it is by learning some synonyms.  There is more than 1 way to say things!   Here are a few common words and a synonym you […]

La tarea opcional de esta semana es ver el video “The Future Perfect Tense in Spanish” en You Tube. (The Future Perfect Tense)   La tarea extra de la semana * para los que quieran más tarea * es empezar el capítulo 11, Compound Tenses: the future perfect and the conditional perfect, en “Complete Spanish […]

Hola chicos, Feliz viernes :)  For our blog posting today we are going to look at adjective placement.   Stephany F. from level B3 asks: Why does the adjective come before the noun in certain situations but not others. Are there rules for this? Yes, Stephany, there are rules.  Typically the adjective comes after the […]