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Advices and warnings in Spanish

Advices and warnings in Spanish (consejos y advertencias) are an interesting topic to learn. It’s curious: everybody likes giving advices and warnings but not many like getting them. We hope you may accept ours. First of all, we should make a difference between advices and warnings. The first ones try to influence someone to do [...]

By |2019-11-19T11:24:32+01:00noviembre 20th, 2019|B1, Pocket grammar|Sin comentarios

How to express fear in Spanish

How to express fear in Spanish? Why should you know that? Well, tomorrow is Halloween and you might need to ask for help. El miedo (fear) is a primitive feeling that helps us survive. If you live in Spain and you are going out tomorrow night, be carefull if you [...]

By |2019-10-29T12:25:35+01:00octubre 30th, 2019|Actualidad, Pocket grammar|Sin comentarios

Gerund in Spanish: 5 different uses

The gerund in Spanish is a non-personal verbal form. What does it mean? Well, the infinitives, participles and gerunds are not conjugated forms, that express, in addition to their verbal sense, other meanings. The infinitive has nominal uses and the participle, adjective ones, whereas the gerund expresses an adverbial sense. Today, we’ll focus on [...]

By |2019-10-08T13:52:10+01:00octubre 9th, 2019|Pocket grammar|Sin comentarios

Inteligencia: una o múltiple (B2)

La inteligencia (Intelligence) is a very debatable topic. Maybe some of our students on www.spanishviaskype.com might think that learning Spanish or other language is very difficult for them because they consider themselves not to be inteligentes (intelligent). However, people who move to other country do it all the time. On the other hand, I’ve met [...]

By |2017-05-09T17:54:22+01:00mayo 10th, 2017|B2, Pocket grammar|Sin comentarios

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+01:00noviembre 9th, 2016|B2, Pocket grammar|Sin comentarios