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Learning Spanish. Free podcast

You can hear this Spanish learning tip in my free podcast Speak Spanish with Maria Fernandez . How to learn Spanish Learning Spanish, and speaking it fluently, may be just a dream today, but you can make it happen; and it doesn’t have to take years. I believe we can all achieve much more than […]

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The Best of Spanish Literature. Extract from Don Quixote

Don Quixote

Don Quixote is one of the best known Spanish literature masterpieces. The full Spanish title of this wonderfully entertaining book is El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha (The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha). Don Quixote was written by Spanish novelist, poet and playwright Miguel de Cervantes. The first part of Don […]

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Ultimate Guide to the Spanish Subjunctive. Ser (To Be)

Spanish subjunctive

Learning the Spanish subjunctive up to an intermediate level is a lot easier than many courses and teachers would lead you to believe. The trick is to learn the subjunctive in parallel with the indicative tenses, making comparisons between the two and finding patterns that will help you remember all the forms easily. That’s what […]

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Easy Guide to Spanish Phrases. Getting a Room or Apartment

Common Spanish phrases

In my previous lesson we learned 25 common Spanish words related to accommodation. Here, as part of my Easy Guide to Spanish Phrases we’re going to see those common words in context. You can hear the ten phrases and sentences in this post in my Spanish book + audio course Learn Spanish At Your Own […]

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Practical Guide to Spanish Vocabulary. Accommodation

Common Spanish words

Learning common Spanish words will dramatically help you communicate better with native Spanish speakers. That’s why I’ve created for you this Practical Guide to Spanish Vocabulary. In today’s lesson we’re going to focus on accommodation related words. These words will come in handy when checking into a hotel room, getting your holiday apartment, or talking […]

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Ideal Guide to Irregular Spanish Verbs. Poder (Can), Part 1

Irregular Spanish verb PODER

The irregular Spanish verb poder (can, to be able to) is one you’re going to come across very frequently. That’s why we’re going to learn to conjugate it in this Ideal Guide to Irregular Spanish Verbs. Learning the irregular Spanish verb poder well will help you master other very common verbs that are conjugated in […]

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Complete Guide to Spanish Grammar. When to Use ‘A’

Spanish preposition A

The Spanish prepositions a, por, para, de, en, and others, are not easy to master. Prepositions are frequently ‘unpredictable’ and difficult to translate. As you may have seen by now, the same preposition is often used in a wide variety of contexts. Mastering the Spanish prepositions requires a lot of practice, but becoming familiar with […]

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Practical Guide to Spanish Vocabulary. ‘-e’ Ending Nouns

Spanish vocabulary. Masculine nouns

In this Spanish vocabulary lesson we’re going to learn 25 masculine nouns ending in e. Spanish vocabulary. Getting the gender right The only way you can guarantee you’ll say the gender of Spanish nouns correctly every time is by learning them ALWAYS with their article (el or la). Even when you’re studying nouns ending in […]

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Essential Guide to Spanish Pronunciation. The Letter ‘c’

Spanish pronunciation. Letter C

To help you master the Spanish pronunciation one letter at a time, today I bring you the consonant c in this Essential Guide to Spanish Pronunciation. I guarantee that if you follow my pronunciation tips throughout this guide, your accent will dramatically improve in no time. Spanish pronunciation. Saying the letter ‘c’ Most Spanish consonants […]

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Ideal Guide to Irregular Spanish Verbs. Pensar (To Think), Part 1

Irregular Spanish verbs

In this Ideal Guide to Irregular Spanish Verbs today we’re going to focus on another very common Spanish verb: pensar (to think). In other posts we’ll use the irregular Spanish verb pensar as a pattern for other irregular verbs. This means that learning it well now will save you a lot of study time at […]

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