Translating “ty” ending words.

Posted on May 8, 2014 in Blog |

Do you want to add words to your vocabulary quickly?  Here is something that comes in handy:  Words that end in “ty” in English, will usually (NOT ALL THE TIME)  end in “dad” in Spanish. They will also (ALL THE TIME) be feminine nouns. Examples (Ejemplos): university: universidad creativity: creatividad city: ciudad relativity: relatividad pity: piedad and many...

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El verbo del día: Arrepentirse (To regret)

Posted on May 8, 2014 in Blog |

Have you ever regret something? Alguna vez te has arrenpentido de algo? Today’s verb is: TO REGRET. El verbo de hoy es: arrepentirse  Note that it is a reflexive verb… Yo me….. Tú te…. El se…. etc… ARREPENTIRSE (TO REGRET) Presente (Pretérito) me arrepiento (me arrepentí) te arrepientes (te arrepentiste) se arrepiente (se arrepintió) se arrepienten (se arrepintieron) nos arrepentimos (nos arrepentimos) A “tip” to help you...

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When to Use Estar

Posted on May 8, 2014 in Blog |

I am sure you have spent many hours trying to figure out when to use ser and when to use estar.  It does take practice but for now, here is a quick tip: How you feel and where you are, that is when you use ESTAR (not the only time, of course…) Hope it helps you decide when to use estar….

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Some words that don’t mean what you might think…

Posted on May 8, 2014 in Blog |

Algunas Palabras que no significan lo que tu piensas.. Some words that don’t mean what you might think… Fábrica:  factory, plant (manufacturing plant) Tela:  Fabric Ultimamente:  recently Actualmente:  currently,  at present  (Not actually!) Asistir:  Not to assist but “to attend”,  “to be present at” Carpeta:  Not carpet! But a folder or a file Embarazada:  Not embarrassed! But Pregant! Excitado(a) :  Not excited!  but...

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La expresión del día

Posted on May 8, 2014 in Blog |

Echar de menos  La expresión del día es: Echar de Menos Verbo: Extrañar. To miss someone. Te echo de menos (I miss you) = Te extraño Echo de menos la comida de mi país. Extraño la comida de mi país. Y tú, que echas de menos?

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