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100 Spanish Words You Need To Know
Spanish words you need to know, 100 of them and then some.
How To Say 'I Love You' in Spanish
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End Your Confusion Over the Spanish "Porqu&eacu...
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15 Ways To Greet Someone in Spanish
Learn how to greet someone and introduce yourself in Spanish.
53 Nationalities in Spanish
Here are the names of nationalities for many countries in Spanish.
How To Write Letters or Email in Spanish
How to use greetings and salutations in personal and business letters in Spanish.
Which Letters Are in the Spanish Alphabet?
Learn the Spanish alphabet, with background on pronunciation and how the alphabet has changed over the centuries.
What Do They Call the @ or "At" Symbol in...
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How To Count in Spanish to Millions and Beyond
Learn how to count and how to form large numbers in Spanish.
How To Type Spanish Characters and Accented...
If you're writing in Spanish with a Mac computer and need to type an accented letter or an upside-down question mark, here's how.
What's the Difference Between "Qué" and...
Learn the difference between 'qué' and 'cuál' in Spanish.
10 Facts About Spanish You'd Like To Know
A collection of basic but interesting facts about the world's No. 2 language.
Learn the Months of the Year in Spanish, and...
Here is a list of the months of the year in Spanish and an explanation of how they are used in sentences.
Enjoy the 4 Seasons in Spanish
Here are the names of the four seasons in Spanish and an explanation of how they are used.
5 Quick Steps To Telling Time in Spanish
Learn how to tell time in Spanish with complete instructions and 27 sample sentences.
10 Spanish-Language Movies You Can Watch on...
Improve your Spanish listening skills with this diverse set of Spanish-language films available for streaming on Netflix.
Why Does Spanish Use EE. UU. as the Abbreviatio...
Why is the abbreviation for 'Estados Unidos' in Spanish 'EE. UU' instead of 'E. U.'?
5 Ways of Saying "You" in Spanish
This lesson explains the different words that Spanish uses for 'you.' It includes an explanation of formal and informal usage.
How To Conjugate Your Favorite Spanish Verb
If you're want to know how to conjugate a verb in Spanish, you've come to the right place.
Count to 10 in Spanish
Count to 10 in Spanish. Spanish Language.
Keep It Short: 47 Spanish Abbreviations
List of the common Spanish abbreviations.
9 Rules for Capitalization in Spanish
English often capitalizes words in instances where Spanish does not. Learn how the two languages differ in that regard.
To Be or Not To Be: That's the Question for...
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What You Need To Know About Spanish Prepositions
Prepositions function much the same way in English as they do in Spanish. However, it is not always easy to know which preposition to use.
How To Get Your Punctuation Straight in Spanish
An overview of how punctuation is used in Spanish and how it is different than English punctuation.
How Does Spanish Use Upside-Down Punctuation?
Spanish was the first language to use upside-down question and exclamation marks.
How Do You Ask Questions in Spanish?
Learn how to ask questions in Spanish
How To Write What Day It Is in Spanish
Learn how native Spanish speakers write dates from the calendar.
17 Spanish Phrases and Expressions Using the...
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241 Spanish Baby Names You Can Give to a Girl
Here are dozens of Spanish baby names that can be given for girls, along with their English equivalents and original meanings.
2-minute Lesson on Introducing Yourself in...
Quick lesson for beginners on introducing yourself in Spanish.
3 Differences Between Spanish and English...
An introductory look at the differences in how Spanish and English punctuate sentences.
7 Reasons for Using the Spanish Verb "Ser"
'Ser' is one of the Spanish verbs for 'to be.' This lesson, aimed at beginning Spanish students, explains its most common uses and gives examples with English translations.
Do Spanish Adjectives Go Before or After the...
You may have heard that descriptive adjectives in Spanish are placed after nouns they refer to. In real life, however, that often isn't true.
47 Words That Break the Main Gender Rule of...
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29 Lessons on Spanish Pronunciation
Overview of Spanish pronunciation with links to lessons on each letter of the alphabet.
23 Colors and What They're Called in Spanish
A quick lesson on colors, their names and the way they're used in Spanish.
7 Ways of Using "Lo" in Spanish
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What Do You Call Your Relatives in Spanish?
Learn how to refer to the members of your family in Spanish.
Did a Royal Edict Give Spaniards a Lisp?
Is it true royal edict that gave Spaniards a 'lisp' in their pronunciation?
If I Learn Latin American Spanish, Will I Be...
What are the differences between Latin American Spanish and the Spanish of Spain?
121 Words We Stole From Spanish, and Then Some...
English has dozens of words that it adopted from Spanish. Here is a list of many of them.
What's the Difference Between Spanish and...
Sometimes Spanish is known as Castilian. This article explains why there are two names for the language and what the differences are between the two terms.
6 Reasons You Should Learn Spanish
Do you need a reason for studying Spanish? Here are several in addition to the fact that it's one of the world's most widely spoken languages.
87 Cellphone Abbreviations You Can Use To Text...
Quickly send text messages in Spanish using this list of popular abbreviations.
Why is Diego the Spanish Name for James?
The Spanish equivalent of James is usually given as Diego, yet the two names don't seem at all alike. Here's why.
What Are the Verb Tenses in Spanish?
In the basic sense, the verb tenses are past, present and future. But when learning a foreign language, including Spanish, it's seldom that simple.
What Is a Cognate?
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How To Use the Spanish Verb "Tener"
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Where Do They Speak Spanish?
Learn more about the countries where Spanish is spoken and/or is an official language.
End Your Confusion Over "Por" and "Para" in...
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41 Words You Can Use in Spanish To Say What's...
Spanish words for rooms around the house as well as for appliances and furniture.
How Gender and Sex Aren't the Same in Spanish
In Spanish, nouns can be classified into two categories, masculine and feminine. This lesson explains the concept of grammatical gender and gives examples of what difference it makes.
8 Reasons for Using the Definite Article in...
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What Are the Names in Spanish for Body Parts?
Learn the Spanish words for the parts of the body and how the use of those words is different than in English.
47 Lessons for Boosting Your Spanish Vocabulary
This collection of lessons and other resources is designed to help Spanish students increase the number of words in their vocabulary.
4 Ways of Using the Spanish Pronoun "Se"
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3 Ways of Using the Spanish Verb "Haber"
Learn about using 'haber,' a common verb in Spanish that is used as an auxiliary and also to mean 'there is' or 'there are.'
15 Spanish Phrases Using the Verb "Haber"
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It Is True That English Has More Words Than...
Spanish may have fewer words, but that doesn't make it inferior.
How To Use the Two Simple Past Tenses of Spanish.
Unlike English, Spanish has two simple past tenses, the preterite and the imperfect. Although they may often be translated the same way to English, they seldom are interchangeable.
Name Your Baby Boy in Spanish
This is a list of dozens of Spanish names that can be given for baby boys, along with their English equivalents and original meanings.
31 Country and City Names That Use the Definite...
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First, Second, Third — Say Them in Spanish
Ordinal numbers are those such as 'first,' 'second' and 'third' in English, or 'primero,' 'segundo' and 'tercero' in Spanish.
Spanish Names for 49 Fruits You'd Enjoy
Spanish words for the common fruits as well as some uncommon ones.
Learn How To Pronounce Spanish Vowels
Most Spanish vowels have only a single sound to learn.
Which Past Tense of "Ser" Should I Use?
Discussion on the differences between the imperfect and preterite forms of the Spanish verb 'ser.'
How To Conjugate the Spanish Verb "Ser"
Complete conjugation of the Spanish verb 'ser.'
How To Make New Spanish Words Using Suffixes
Suffixes and how to use them in Spanish, with examples.
How To Pronounce the Spanish W
The W in Spanish is found in words of foreign origin, and it is not always pronounced the same way.
How To Type in Spanish Using Windows
Microsoft Windows provides three methods for typing the accented letters and special punctuation of Spanish. Here are instructions to type in Spanish for any Windows-equipped PC.
Know the Difference Between "Saber" and "Conocer"
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Why Are Spanish Words From Greek Ending in...
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When To Use "El" With Some Feminine Nouns in...
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19 Useful Phrases Using the Spanish Verb "Tener"
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How To Successfully Guess a Spanish Word's...
Even if a Spanish noun doesn't end in 'a' or 'o,' you can often determine whether it is probably masculine or feminine.
How To Pronounce B and V in Spanish
A thorough explanation of how to pronounce the letters B and V in Spanish, along with an audio version of the lesson.
73 Computer-Related Terms in Spanish You Can...
Spanish-English glossary of common terms involving computers and the Internet.
Lost? Here's How To Ask for Directions in Spanis
Learn how to ask for directions in Spanish.
Names of 53 Zoo Animals in Spanish
Learn the Spanish names for many of the animals you'll see at a zoo.
21 Ways To Talk Like Animals in Spanish
Here are the sounds that the animals make in Spanish. They aren't necessarily the same as they make in English.
How Did Cristóbal Colón Become...
Find out why the Spanish name and the English name of Christopher Columbus are so different.
3 Types of Punctuation Spanish Uses for...
Spanish has three types of punctuation it uses to mark quotations.
Spanish Word of the Day — Learn a New...
Spanish Word of the Day, a new vocabulary word each day from About.com with definition and pronunciation guide
5 Spanish Words or Phrases You Can Use for "What"
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How Spanish-speaking people pass on their...
Did you know that people in Spanish-speaking countries have surnames that come from both the father and the mother?
Don't Count on Computerized Translations
Five online translators are put to the test by About.com's Guide to the Spanish Language.
New to Spanish? Learn About Conjugation
Understand the concept of verb conjugation as it is used in Spanish and English.
13 Ways You Can Use the Spanish Word "Ya"
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What's Your Job? Say It in Spanish
List of common occupation names in Spanish with an explanation of the gender rules that apply to them.
9 Ways of Thanking Someone in Spanish
Learn several ways of saying thanks or expressing appreciation in Spanish.
5 Ways You Can Politely Ask People To Do Things...
How to be polite when telling people what to do in Spanish.
Where Did the Spanish Names for the Days of the...
Planets and Roman gods inspired the names of the days of the week in Spanish and English.
5 Ways of Using the Spanish Verb "Estar"
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2 Ways To Say "But" in Spanish
Learn the differences between the Spanish conjunctions 'pero' and 'sino,' both of which can be translated as 'but.'
11 Examples of Using Subject Pronouns in Spanish
Introduction to subject pronouns in Spanish, including the differences between the formal and familiar pronouns for 'you.'
How To Tell Someone What To Do in Spanish
If you want to tell someone what to do, in Spanish you use the imperative mood.
How To Make Spanish Words Plural
Here are the rules for making words plural in Spanish.
How To Use "Un" and "Una" in Spanish (or Leave...
The indefinite articles ('a' and 'an' in English) are used less often in Spanish than they are in English. Here's a guide to how.
How To Conjugate the Spanish Verb "Tener"
Conjugation of the irregular Spanish verb 'tener.'
10 Types of Spanish Pronouns
Learn how various types of pronouns function in Spanish. Lesson includes examples as well as links to advanced lessons.
How To Make Spanish Add Up
Here are the basic terms of arithmetic as used in Spanish.
7 Reasons for Using the Spanish Preposition...
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How To Use Reflexive Pronouns in Spanish
Learn how reflexive pronouns are used in Spanish. Example sentences are included.
What's the Difference Between Spanish "Tan" and...
Learn the differences between the Spanish words 'tan' and 'tanto.'
How To Make Spanish Adjectives Agree With Nouns
In Spanish, adjectives must match the nouns they describe in both number and gender.
11 Examples of Using "Aun" and "Aún" in...
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3 Ways in Which Stress Can Be Placed on Spanish...
Learn which syllable of a Spanish word receives the stress and how that can be modified through the use of diacritical marks known as accents.
3 Spanish Adverbs for Saying Where Something Is
In English, things are here or there, but in Spanish they can be here, there or over there.
How To Pronounce the Spanish H (or Not!)
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Find Out What You Wear in Spanish
List of the Spanish words for common articles of clothing.
31 Spanish Proverbs To Challenge Your...
A month's worth of Spanish proverbs with English translations/. Page 2.
Maybe You Can Say "Maybe" in Spanish.
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The 6 Indirect-Object Pronouns You Need To...
Learn how indirect-object pronouns are used in Spanish.
This and That in Spanish
A lesson for beginners in the use of demonstrative adjectives (this, that, these, those) in Spanish.
Get To Like the Spanish Verb "Gustar"
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18 Examples of Conjugating Regular Verbs in...
Lesson for beginners on conjugating the most common of verb tenses, the present indicative.
6 Reasons To Use the Spanish Preposition "A"
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29 Ways of Using the Spanish Word "Ojo"
The Spanish word 'ojo,' which means 'eye,' is used in a wide variety of phrases and idioms.
13 Spanish Consonants You Should Learn To...
How to pronounce the consonants of Spanish that are quite different from their English counterparts. Lesson includes links to more detailed lessons and audio files.
How To Start Learning Spanish
Are you thinking about learning Spanish? Here's an introduction to one of the world's great languages.
Don't Confuse "Derecho" With "Derecha" in Spanish
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How To Use the Spanish Verb "Haber"
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13 Ways To Order Words in Spanish
An explanation of how Spanish is more flexible than is English in terms of word order.
What Kind of Money Do I Use in Spanish-Speaking...
Names, symbol and subdivisions of currency of the countries where Spanish is an official language.
Did Chevrolet Blunder in Marketing the Nova in...
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7 Ways of Using the Spanish Preposition "Por"
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Conjugation of oír - Spanish Language
Want to know how to conjugate oír? Here's how, from your About.com Guide
Pronouncing the RR
The Spanish RR with its trilled sound can be a challenge for many Spanish students. Here's a simple, easy-to-follow explanation of how it's done.
How To Make Spanish Accents and Punctuation in...
If you're writing in Spanish using the Ubuntu distribution of Linux and need to type an accented letter or an upside-down question mark, here's an explanation of how to do it. The steps taken here should work also with any flavor of Linux using the Gnome desktop and should be helpful with other varieties of Linux as well.
How To Pronounce the X in Spanish
The letter X in Spanish is pronounced in several different ways.
37 Compound Prepositions You Can Use in Spanish
Learn how prepositional phrases are used in Spanish.
How To Conjugate the Common Spanish Verb "Haber"
Conjugation of the Spanish verb 'haber'
How To Use a Possessive Adjective After the...
Unlike English, Spanish has two forms of possessive adjectives, a short form that is used before nouns, and a long form that is used after nouns. This lesson explains the long form.
Clearly, "Claro" Is a Spanish Word You'd Want...
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23 Sentences Showing You How To Use the...
A lesson on when the subjunctive mood should be used in Spanish, complete with translated examples.
12 Pronouns You Can Use in Spanish Questions
Interrogative pronouns are those commonly used in questions. In this lesson for Spanish students, you will learn the interrogative pronouns and see examples of how they are used in sentences.
79 Grammar Terms You Need To Know if You're...
Grammar terms you need to know if you're studying Spanish.
What You Should Know About Pronouncing the G...
Learn and hear how Spanish speakers pronounce the G and J.
5 Tips for Pronouncing the Spanish R
The Spanish 'r' can be a challenge for some people when learning pronunciation.
33 Spanish Nouns Whose Meanings Change With...
Spanish nouns whose meanings vary on whether they are masculine or feminine.
How To Use the Personal "A" in Spanish
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How Placement of Adjectives Matters in Spanish
The meanings of some Spanish adjectives can vary depending on whether they come before the noun or afterward.
29 Lessons on Mood and Voice of Spanish Verbs
An overview of the three verb moods and the two verb voices in Spanish along with comparisons of the same in English and sample sentences.
7 Reasons for Using the Spanish Preposition "De"
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7 Reasons for Using Diminutive Suffixes in...
Learn how Spanish diminutive suffixes can be used to indicate not only the size of objects but also the speaker's feelings toward them.
How To Use "Haber" To Form the Spanish Perfect...
class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Just by learning
7 Things You Should Know About Reflexive Verbs...
An introduction to reflexive verbs as they are used in Spanish.
They Don't Speak Just Spanish in Spain
If you think that Spanish or Castilian is the language of Spain, you're only partly right.

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