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12 different ways to say “no” in Spanish (B1)

I’m pretty sure all our students know how to say “no” in Spanish: no. It’s quite straight forward. But, what about saying “no” in different ways? “No” is fine, but sometimes is just too plain, so let’s learn another ways to say “no”. If we want to emphasise we can say it several times, “no, no, no…”, as many [...]

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6 common mistakes in Spanish made by English speakers (B1)

Unless you’re something other than human, there’s no way to learn and use a foreign language without making your share of mistakes. Here there are 6 fairly common grammatical errors, listed in no particular order, that you should try to avoid when learning Spanish. Don’t become frustrated! We are aware it is so difficult to learn [...]

When do we use “al + infinitive”? (B1)

Some of our Spanish students have doubts about when they have to use “al + infinitive” in Spanish, so today we’ll go over this issue. First of all, you need to know that in this case “al” is not the contraction of “a + el” but rather an indicator of action in progress (normally in [...]

A VER or HABER? (B1)

It’s very difficult for our students (at least for the beginners) to tell the difference between “a ver” and “haber”, probably because we pronounce both exactly the same. Do you understand the difference between these two sentences: “Vamos A VER cómo acaba el partido de fútbol” and “Tenías que HABER llamado a tu madre; estará [...]