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Impersonal Sentences in Spanish

Impersonal sentences in Spanish are constructions used to express an action without saying specifically who executed it. Therefore, these expressions are quite useful if we want to emphasize any part of the sentence rather than the subject. Or  you just want to omit that information because you are unaware of it or it's detrimental [...]

By |2019-07-08T12:02:13+01:00July 10th, 2019|Pocket grammar|0 Comments

¡Vamos, Rafa! (B2)

Last weekend, the world of sports, specifically tennis, wrote a new page of its book of history. The Spanish player, Rafa Nadal and the Swiss one, Roger Federer, played their 9th Grand Slam’s final. The Australian Open was the tournament which we could delight in. At this point, not many people thought we could see [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:52+01:00February 1st, 2017|B2, Pocket grammar, Words made in Spain|0 Comments

La política: el arte del debate (B2)

Many things are at stake at this moment; not only in the USA but worldwide. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are living their last minutes as USA presidential candidates, and just one of them will live in the White House for the next four years. However, they had to fight each other, felony accusations and [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:53+01:00November 9th, 2016|B2, Pocket grammar|0 Comments

Reflexive verbs (IV): Poner or Ponerse (B1)

Image by Andreas Krappweis (es.freeimages.com) Here we are again, ready to reflect on reflexive verbs reflectively; let’s leave puns aside and remember we’ve talked about this topic widely before. We started with ingestion verbs, followed by movement verbs and finally quedarse, one of the most difficult one for our students [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:57+01:00August 10th, 2016|B1, Pocket grammar|0 Comments