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10:36 2022-06-17
In this lesson, we help you understand the difference between QUÉ and CUÁL. It’s actually easier than you might think! All you need is a couple of tips to help you make the right decision. Come and join us and understand Qué and Cuál better. Sup...
24:04 2022-06-10
In this lesson, we give you an A1-B1 test called ¿Cómo se dice? These are sentences that don’t easily translate from one language to another. This creates a challenge for us to know how they are said in Spanish. Come and joinus for the A1-B1 Spani...
16:12 2022-03-25
In this lesson, we explain the Spanish verb Topar and how it works. Note that this is not the first verb that a native speaker from Spain would reach for! So, come and join us as we look at the Spanish verb TOPAR and have lots of fun and giggles... Read ...
21:38 2022-02-18
In this lesson, we offer you an A1-A2 Spanish test for beginners to see how you are doing with your agreements and conjugations! Come and join us to see where you are on this A1-A2 Spanish test. You can find out more about our Por and Para book here. Here...
14:31 2022-01-28
In this lesson, we help you with the verb TOCAR in Spanish and it’s many uses. Come and join us to learn more about the verb Tocar in Spanish and why it can mean ‘it’s time’. Here is the Telegram group where you can leave your: ...
26:04 2021-11-12
In this 2 part lesson we help you test your Spanish Pronunciation in this fun quiz. Pronunciation is so very important and is often overlooked by many students. Don’t make that mistake! Come and test your Spanish pronunciation with us and have a lau...
17:28 2021-10-22
In this lesson we help you really get to grips with the meanings of Se trata de vs Trata de. They both mean: To be about, yet they are very different. Come and join us and find out how to manage Se trata de vs Trata de and have a... Read more » The ...
21:02 2021-10-01
In this lesson we help you to test your Gustar and we focus on the A1-A2. Come and join us and see how you do! Remember, after you test your Gustar, visit our website to brush up on the areas that you need help with. You’ll find lots of free... Rea...
19:22 2021-09-03
In this lesson we help you to test your Spanish level and we focus on the A1-A2. Come and join us and see how you do! Come and join us and test your Spanish level with a fun test. To see more about our books, just go HERE. If you... Read more » The ...
13:56 2021-08-20
In this lesson we look at the way we use Alguno vs Ninguno and the curious rules that surround these words. Come and have some fun and learn how to navigate your way the Alguno vs Ninguno puzzle. To see more about our Ser and Estar book, just go HERE.... ...
21:59 2021-07-16
In this lesson we have some fun looking at Spanish greetings and the difference between: Igualmente vs Tú también. Although sometimes these two sentences can be used in the same situation, sometimes they can’t be! Come and find out more about Igua...
18:27 2021-05-28
In this lesson we help you with the Spanish Do for emphasis, for example when we say: I don’t have a dog but I do have a cat. Come and join us and have some fun while you learn about the Spanish DO. If you would like to know more... Read more »...
19:04 2021-04-30
In this lesson we talk about the putting verbs like Meter vs Poner and how we can know when to use each one. We also cover the key verb Colocar along with some phrasal putting verbs that can catch us out. Learn more about Meter vs Poner here. Be sure... ...
14:30 2021-04-16
In this lesson we talk about using Pero or Sino and what the differences are between them. They both can mean But, and are often used wrongly. To learn more about Pero or Sino, come and join us now! Be sure to check out our other Spanish student videocast...
12:52 2021-03-05
In this lesson we talk about lots of verbs like Gustar and how we can use them easily. Pay special attention to the verbs that a non-native Spanish speaker wouldn’t choose, like Faltar, Sobrar and Quedar. Come and sharpen up your verbs like Gustar w...
13:53 2021-02-05
In this lesson we test your use of Gustar and test your Spanish listening ear in a fun conversation about how Gustar works. If you want to really test your use of Gustar, then this is the lesson for you! If you would like to take a look at our... Read mo...
14:25 2020-12-31
In this lesson we help you to understand SER and ESTAR with some easy to follow concepts that include a banana and some sand. Come and join us for some great information on how to understand SER and ESTAR and on how to use them the way native speakers do!...
18:02 2020-12-04
In this lesson we laugh our way through the main issues that we have with Spanish pronunciation and we offer some tips on how you can improve your soft Rs. This is the first in the new series of videocasts for all levels. So, if you want to develop some.....
11:43 2015-11-24
Why check my Spanish listening skills? There really is something very strange about what happens to people when they embark on the task of learning Spanish. In our experience, the vast majority of students only want to read and write most of the time. Of ...
10:22 2015-11-22
Des in Spanish. In this podcast Cynthia and I realised something very important. That was that the verbs with DES in Spanish don’t always have a logical explanation to them. Of course, we have the same kind of verbs in English, only in English they ...
11:03 2015-11-19
Lo in Spanish. So, just what is Lo in Spanish and what does it mean? Well, to answer the first question, LO is what we call an indirect pronoun. What that means is that it is a shortened version of certain Spanish words and we use it to speed up... Read ...
12:55 2015-10-15
What is so special about the verb Poder in Spanish? Well, that’s an interesting question. A more appropriate one, however, would be: What’s so special about the verb To Be Able in English? Because to be frank, it’s quite weird and very i...
11:00 2015-10-08
What is the Definite article in Spanish? Good question. Before we start to talk about how to use it, we had better clear up just what on earth it is. Actually, when you think about what it’s called, for once the grammatical name that they’ve g...
10:51 2015-10-01
Spanish Prepositions….What the devil are they? Basically, these words are the glue that sticks sentences together. They are words like: with, without, for, from, between, to, along with many, many more. They are the words we use in our own mother to...
12:40 2015-07-16
Spanish Culture and Gestures. I recall one of the very first times I went to Spain to visit my wife’s family and was introduced to her ‘tía Maribel’. Maribel was chatting animatedly with me and mid flow, without any warning she stuck he...
14:35 2015-06-16
Let’s help you to know how to say ANY in Spanish.   What’s really interesting is the fact that in English we use ANY in a couple of ways. We have this way: 1, Do you have any glue in your workshop? and then there’s this kind of R...
13:30 2015-05-12
Your Listening Spanish Test. In this Podcast we offer you a story about a concert that we went to in Barcelona. It was a show put on by Mónica Naranjo to celebrate her 40th birthday.  Mónica has probably the best, strongest voice in the whole of Spain ...
12:25 2015-02-20
The confusion around Spanish Pronunciation One of the most confusing issues with Spanish pronunciation is knowing how we should pronounce the Y and the LL, closely followed by the B and the V. In this podcast we cover the correct way to pronounce these le...
10:44 2014-01-06
Learning grammar is so important for any student of the Spanish language. In fact, it’s a vital part of building up your listening skill. However, there comes a time when the grammar needs to be put to one side and the real work of listening to a ge...
9:55 2013-12-31
Learning Spanish Conversation In the past One of the most frequent reasons we hear for people learning Spanish is so that they can have “a chat” with the locals in their favourite holiday resort.  Naturally, “a chat” can mean many...
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