/Tag: vocabulary

FAQ: letter ‘eñe’, future subjunctive and negative imperative

A Spanish proverb says “la curiosidad mató al gato”; nevertheless, what would have happened to humankind without curiosity? We might not have discovered the fire, the wheel, the uses of steam or even, Internet. The fact is that our students at Spanishviaskype.com, often ask questions, based on their curiosity, mostly. [...]

How to pass DELE exams: rewriting a text in C2

DELE preparation lessons are one of the most demanded courses at Spanishviaskype.com. However, C2 level is, by far, the least taken, due to the difficulties to reach that mastery of the Spanish language. A C2 speaker is not supposed to have any problem to understand any oral or written registry (formal or informal) and, of [...]

By | 2018-09-25T13:03:25+00:00 septiembre 26th, 2018|C2, DELE|Sin comentarios

8 different ways to use ‘cuando’

There are some Spanish words that exasperate our students at Spanishviaskype. Some of them are impossible to be pronounced (aéreo), others are false friends (actualmente), but the word we bring you here today goes beyond their patience. We have a very complex verbal system that allows us to mold the [...]

By | 2018-09-18T21:17:54+00:00 septiembre 19th, 2018|Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

Common Spanish Mistakes Made by our Students (September)

The weather is changing in Europe. After a hot summer in countries where they are not used to suffer high temperatures, autumn is knocking the door. Clouds are invading the sky, the wind is blowing its song and trees are shedding their leaves. At www.spanishviaskype.com, our students have returned from their holidays and they are [...]

By | 2018-09-11T08:49:40+00:00 septiembre 12th, 2018|Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

False friends in four different languages

Last week we wrote about slang phrases with animals, those man’s best friends, especially dogs. When we study a new language, we also have our own best friends, such as teachers, dictionaries, podcasts… and, www.spanishviaskype.com, of course. However, there are many others that are our enemies, stones in our way. [...]

By | 2018-08-06T23:59:37+00:00 agosto 8th, 2018|False Friends|Sin comentarios