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

- The imperative: uses and values -

The imperative: uses and values

The imperative mood in Spanish has many uses and we use it in diferents comunicative functions, as we can see below:   √ To make a plea or request: …



Conjunctions are a class of words that are characterized by: Invariable words: they do not admit changes of gender and number. Usually atonic or unstressed …

- (Español) A través de -

(Español) A través de

Si todos los idiomas están repletos de preposiciones, ¿por qué son tan difíciles de aprender? En español, existe una lista muy amplia de estas palabras y …

- Subjunctive and indicative  (B1) -

Subjunctive and indicative (B1)

We have revised uses of the subjunctive mood in the following articles: “ Subjunctive: probability and two moments in the time(B1)” …

- Spanish adjective: Cada (every, each) -

Spanish adjective: Cada (every, each)

El cuantificador "cada" es incompatible con el artículo, los posesivos y los demostrativos, porque funciona como determinante de la palabra a la que

- The uses of “ya que” -

The uses of “ya que”

The expression “ya que” it is formed by the adverb of time “ya” and the conjuction “que”. The Spanish used the same way …

- Grammatical gender (género) -

Grammatical gender (género)

In Spanish gender it serves to differentiate between masculino and femenino; but the classification of the names there are also four other genres: común, …

- How to form the plural -

How to form the plural

In Spanish the plural is formed by adding “-s” or “-es” at the end of words. Here are the 16 most common cases. 1. Los sustantivos y …

- 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 …

- 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, …

- 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). …

- “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: …