/Tag: Verbos

Practica cantando (B2)

¿Te resulta difícil la pronunciación en español? ¿Encuentras difícil la entonación? ¿No consigues que tu español suene natural? ¿Por qué no pruebas con canciones? Puedes cantar en la ducha, por la calle, con tus amigos en el karaoke, pero ¡canta! No creas que estamos de broma, es una de las mejores maneras de aprender a [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:59+00:00 junio 1st, 2016|B2, Spanish Language|Sin comentarios

Remember, remember… (A2)

La memoria (memory) is one of the most important human being’s abilities. It reminds us who we are, where we are and how many mistakes we’ve made along our lives. Unfortunately, we’ll have missing years: the first of them and probably the last ones. La memoria is both, prodigious and enigmatic. Medical advances have not [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:04+00:00 junio 3rd, 2015|A2, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

What does the fox say? (A2)

We’re sure that our students on www.spanishviaskype.com will have listened to this song over and over for the last months: What does the fox say? by Ylvis. These Norwegian comedy brothers released a musical video that went viral on YouTube last September with over 350 million views. During 3:33 length, they [...]

By | 2017-07-04T10:49:51+00:00 marzo 12th, 2014|A2, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

Perfectly imperfect: uses of the Pretérito Imperfecto de Indicativo(I) (A2)

What are you afraid of the most? Spiders, darkness, vampires…? Human being always fears the unknown. And our students on www.spanishviaskype.com are not an exception. One of the scariest verb tenses in Spanish is the Pretérito Imperfecto de indicativo (Imperfect past). Why is this unknown? This tense doesn’t exist in many languages, including English. [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:13+00:00 noviembre 27th, 2013|A2, Pocket Grammar|3 Comments

Yo sí o yo no (B2).

One of the hardest problems for our students on www.spanishviaskype.com is the verbal conjugation. As you know, we use endings to express the time, the person and the mode (indicative or subjunctive). That is why we don’t use the subject personal pronouns (yo, tú, él, ella…) as often as our students do. The person is [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:14+00:00 septiembre 17th, 2013|B2, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

Spanish Joker – C1

Don’t you have a friend who can solve any problem? Didn’t you say that your mum knew how to do everything, when you were a child? In Spanish we say “sirves para un roto y para un descosido” (to serve a multitude of purposes). In our language, we have a tense that “sirve para un [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:16+00:00 junio 20th, 2013|C1, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

El gusto es mío (B1)

Hay verbos en todos los idiomas que provocan grandes dificultades a los estudiantes extranjeros; el español no podía ser una excepción. Además de los verbos ser y estar, otro de esos verbos, que se estudian desde el primer nivel, es gustar. Desde www.spanishviaskype.com vamos a intentar que el verbo gustar os [...]

By | 2017-07-04T16:36:16+00:00 marzo 14th, 2013|B1, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

El amor de las palabras (B2)

Hoy, 14 de febrero, se celebra en todo el mundo San Valentín, el Día de los Enamorados, el Día del Amor… Desde www.spanishviaskype.com queremos felicitar a todos aquellos que estén enamorados de una persona, de una afición, de una mascota, de una palabra… Porque ¿es el amor exclusivo de los seres humanos? […]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:17+00:00 febrero 14th, 2013|B2, Pocket Grammar|2 Comments