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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