How do we use “ya” in Spanish? (B1)

“Ya”, which is usually an adverb but sometimes a conjunction, is one of those Spanish words whose meaning depends almost entirely on the context. This word can be very useful or very sarcastic… It means “ahora mismo = now” (especially when describing an anticipated action), “anteriormente = already” (the most common meaning when used with a verb in a past [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:52+00:00 enero 11th, 2017|B1, Spanish Language, SpanishviaSkype|Sin comentarios

Ya vs todavía: enemigos íntimos (A2)

David vs Goliath, Cleopatra vs Cicero, Achilles vs Hector… legends and history are full of antagonisms. Opposite words are called antonyms, the Yin-Yang of linguistics. They are usually easy to use: we just need to choose one or the other: simple like that. However, our students on www.spanishviaskype.com eventually find [...]

By | 2017-07-04T16:38:22+00:00 diciembre 9th, 2015|A2, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios