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Reflexive and reciprocal pronouns in Spanish

Reflexive and reciprocal pronouns are a matter of concern among our studens on Spanishviaskype.com. You should know that there are different types of pronouns in Spanish, depending on their function: subject, direct object, indirect object, prepositional, reflexive and reciprocal. Most of them share the same form (‘me’ can be direct or indirect object, reflexive [...]

By |2019-08-20T19:18:54+01:00agosto 21st, 2019|Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

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 |2019-07-15T09:05:57+01:00julio 17th, 2019|Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

Conditional clauses in Spanish: what if…?

Conditional clauses in Spanish mark a difference between intermediate and advanced students. Conditions can show a realistic requirement that must be met. On the other hand, a condition might have a nuance of subjectivity that shows improbability, incredulity or hypothesis. Here we have the eternal fight between indicative and subjunctive in the Spanish language. [...]

By |2019-06-25T09:41:17+01:00junio 26th, 2019|B2, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

Advanced Spanish grammar rules you should know

Advanced Spanish grammar rules might be a nightmare for B2-C1 level students. However, our teachers on Spanishviaskype.com consider these contents a motivation and a challenge. There is nothing more rewarding for us than the evolution of our students from basic to advanced levels. Let’s see some advanced Spanish grammar rules you should know. […]

By |2019-06-17T11:07:43+01:00junio 19th, 2019|C1, C2, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

FAQ: Spanish and its dialectal issues

Last Sunday we were witness to the 14th Spanish general election of our democracy. The results are a good example of how many different regions we have and how different we are. The Spanish language is not homogeneous, neither; there are not only variants in Spain but in America, too. These differences are even obvious [...]

By |2019-04-30T11:11:42+01:00mayo 1st, 2019|FAQ, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios