Archive by category Grammar

(Español)

Claros, breves y simples. Más de un centenar de apuntes de gramática para ayudarte a practicar y resolver tus dudas sobre el idioma español.

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- Infinitive, gerund and participle -

Infinitive, gerund and participle

→   All infinitives finish in -ar, -er, -ir and they are impersonals: Amar, reír, leer … →   We create the gerunds adding at the end -ndo to the …

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- Indirect questions -

Indirect questions

In Spanish language, the questions can do it in two ways: direct or indirect.   √ The question or direct interrogation is traditional. As its name suggest, …

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- How to put the tilde -

How to put the tilde

There are three basic rules to put tilde (´) over words in Spanish . These rules depends on accentuation (stress) in different syllables (phonetic division). …

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- “Gustar” Spanish verb -

“Gustar” Spanish verb

In Spanish language, the verb “gustar” (to like) is used to express likes, desires, dislikes, interests, preferences and feelings.   Uses and values: …

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- The present of verbs and uses in Spanish -

The present of verbs and uses in Spanish

The Present Tense in Spanish:              √  We use the present tense in Spanish to express habitual actions:        –Yo como a las …

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- Sino and si no, two things very different -

Sino and si no, two things very different

They sound almost alike, but they are not the same. The usual mistake of using one form by another, so it should be clear what is each one: Sino it’s an …

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- Coordinating conjunctions in Spanish -

Coordinating conjunctions in Spanish

What do we use conjunctions for → To join two or more elements of a same sentence.   “La Agencia EFE difundió fotografías y vídeos del evento”. …

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- The partitives of numbers -

The partitives of numbers

En español, existen números que son muy comunes para hablar de los resultados de las encuestas (“Un tercio de la población”) o para ir a la compra …

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- 4 keys to use Spanish participles -

4 keys to use Spanish participles

En cualquier conversación informal en español escucharéis con frecuencia que algunos hablantes dicen, por ejemplo, "mi hermano se ha marchao", en vez del …

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- Correct use of the pronoun lo (s) -

Correct use of the pronoun lo (s)

El leísmo en castellano constituye el uso de las formas de dativo "le", o "les", en lugar de las de acusativo "lo/los", o "la/las", como por ejemplo: "le …