Spanish reflexive verbs (A1)

Spanish reflexive verbs Spanish reflexive verbs are those where the subject and the object are the same, and where the action “reflects back” on the subject. They must be used with a specific pronoun such as myself, yourself, and himself in English. How reflexive verbs work in Spanish Here is a video that will help you … Leer más

10 ejercicios para practicar los pronombres personales de sujeto (A1)

Hoy te presentamos 10 ejercicios y juegos de palabras para practicar los pronombres personales de sujeto en español, haz clic en este vínculo si quieres repasar un poco la teoría antes de empezar.  Today we present you 10 exercises and word games to practice subject pronouns in Spanish, click on the link if you want … Leer más

Direct and Indirect object pronouns in Spanish

Direct and indirect object pronouns Object pronouns -direct and indirect object pronouns- substitute the noun. In English these are ‘me’, ‘him’, ‘her’ and so on. For example, in the sentence ‘Give Sam the pen,’ Sam is a noun, which can be changed to ‘Give her the pen.’ In Spanish the pronoun either comes before the … Leer más

Verbs like GUSTAR (A2)

You will probably already have come across the phrase me gusta meaning I like Actually, gustar means literally to please, and works also like this verb, where the thing that you like is the subject of the sentence:

Nos gusta el flamenco (We like flamenco or literally “flamenco pleases us”).

Even though flamenco comes after gustar is the subject of the sentence and therefore the ending of the verb agree with flamenco instead of with we. Remember how it works (learn more about gustar).

There are many other verbs like gustar in Spanish (verbs that have to be used with an indirect object pronoun) In fact, practically most of the Spanish verbs can be used like gustar, but careful because they usually change their original meaning. Let’s see some of them.

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Demonstrative pronouns in Spanish: basic grammar (A2)

Do you already know how to use demonstrative adjectives in Spanish? If your answer is “yes”, it is time to start working with the demonstrative pronouns or,  PRONOMBRES DEMOSTRATIVOS in Spanish. If not click on the link to learn about the adjectives first. Demonstrative pronouns in Spanish chart Demonstrative pronouns in Spanish (words that point out … Leer más

Direct object pronouns in Spanish (A2)

Direct object pronouns Direct object pronouns in Spanish (PRONOMBRES DE COMPLEMENTO DIRECTO) only can replace a direct object. First of all, we must know that direct objects receive the action of the verb in a sentence and they can be a thing, an animal or a person, look at the example: Messi golpeó el balón (Messi hit the … Leer más

Spanish subject pronouns (A1)

Spanish subject pronouns Subject pronouns (PRONOMBRES DE SUJETO) are pronouns that identify who or what is performing the action of a verb, below you can see the Spanish subject pronouns with their equivalents in English. Subject pronouns in Spanish, how they work In this video, Dr. Danny Evans presents a table of personal pronouns in Spanish. … Leer más