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Mastering Spanish Verb Conjugations: The Past, Present and Future Tenses Made Simple

Silver pocket clock on sand

Sigh, conjugations.

Do you ever feel like you just don’t have the time?

Even the word “conjugation” is complicated.

It means so much more than changing the base form of a verb.

When you conjugate a verb, you operate …

Want to Improve Your Spanish? 7 Effective Methods


So you already know Spanish…

…sort of.

Maybe you started learning it in high school or college.

But you’re clueless as to where to take it next.

In any case, you don’t feel quite confident enough yet to put

Adverb Phobia? Learn Spanish Adverbs Quickly with These Simple Tips


Some people are afraid of the dark.

Some are afraid of spiders.

But there are other things that send chills down language students’ spines.

Do you run in the other direction when you hear the word “adverbs?”

If so, don’t

You’re Getting Warmer: 20 Spanish Terms of Endearment for Sounding as Warm as a Native Speaker


Did you know that Spanish is the most widely spoken Romance language in the world?

Even though the word “romance” in this context technically refers to a language which evolved from Latin, Spanish can also be very romantic!…

The 7 Secrets to Learning Spanish Vocabulary in No Time


¿Polly quiere una galleta?

If parrots can learn Spanish vocabulary, so can you!

But we’re going to get you way beyond parrot-level, and into having a 1,000-word vocabulary or better—fast.

Since you’re reading about building up your vocabulary, …

Beyond the Gist: How You Can Understand Spoken Spanish in 5 Simple Steps


Do you have pesky “what ifs” floating in your mind before every Spanish conversation?

What if this native Spanish speaker throws down words quicker than Busta Rhymes?

What if they have an accent that you’re totally unfamiliar with?

What if …

40 Highly Important Spanish Verbs You’ll Hear Used All the Time


Playing charades to communicate gets really old, really fast.

Acting out some words can be difficult and, in some circumstances, even awkward.

I know, it isn’t easy.

Learning verbs in Spanish is something that doesn’t always come naturally for …