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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.
How To Write Letters or Email in Spanish
How to use greetings and salutations in personal and business letters in Spanish.
What Do They Call the @ or "At" Symbol in...
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Why Does Spanish Use EE. UU. as the Abbreviatio...
Why is the abbreviation for 'Estados Unidos' in Spanish 'EE. UU' instead of 'E. U.'?
How To Count in Spanish to Millions and Beyond
Learn how to count and how to form large numbers in Spanish.
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.
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.
What's the Difference Between "Qué" and...
Learn the difference between 'qué' and 'cuál' 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.
Which Letters Are in the Spanish Alphabet?
Learn the Spanish alphabet, with background on pronunciation and how the alphabet has changed over the centuries.
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.
Did a Royal Edict Give Spaniards a Lisp?
Is it true royal edict that gave Spaniards a 'lisp' in their pronunciation?
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.
Count to 10 in Spanish
Count to 10 in Spanish. Spanish Language.
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.
How Does Spanish Use Upside-Down Punctuation?
Spanish was the first language to use upside-down question and exclamation marks.
If I Learn Latin American Spanish, Will I Be...
What are the differences between Latin American Spanish and the Spanish of Spain?
7 Ways of Using "Lo" in Spanish
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Spanish Names for 49 Fruits You'd Enjoy
Spanish words for the common fruits as well as some uncommon ones.
What Do You Call Your Relatives in Spanish?
Learn how to refer to the members of your family in Spanish.
9 Spanish Prepositions You Can Use To Tell...
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End Your Confusion Over "Por" and "Para" in...
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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.
23 Colors and What They're Called in Spanish
A quick lesson on colors, their names and the way they're used in Spanish.
Keep It Short: 47 Spanish Abbreviations
List of the common Spanish abbreviations.
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.
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.
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.
53 Nationalities in Spanish
Here are the names of nationalities for many countries in Spanish.
4 Ways of Using the Spanish Pronoun "Se"
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Don't Count on Computerized Translations
Five online translators are put to the test by About.com's Guide to the Spanish Language.
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.
Enjoy the 4 Seasons in Spanish
Here are the names of the four seasons in Spanish and an explanation of how they are used.
10 Facts About Spanish You'd Like To Know
A collection of basic but interesting facts about the world's No. 2 language.
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.
How Do You Ask Questions in Spanish?
Learn how to ask questions in Spanish
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.
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.
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.
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
Which Past Tense of "Ser" Should I Use?
Discussion on the differences between the imperfect and preterite forms of the Spanish verb 'ser.'
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.'
5 Quick Steps To Telling Time in Spanish
Learn how to tell time in Spanish with complete instructions and 27 sample sentences.
How To Make New Spanish Words Using Suffixes
Suffixes and how to use them in Spanish, with examples.
87 Cellphone Abbreviations You Can Use To Text...
Quickly send text messages in Spanish using this list of popular abbreviations.
31 Spanish Proverbs To Challenge Your...
A month's worth of Spanish proverbs with English translations/. Page 2.
How To Write What Day It Is in Spanish
Learn how native Spanish speakers write dates from the calendar.
2-minute Lesson on Introducing Yourself in...
Quick lesson for beginners on introducing yourself in Spanish.
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.
It Is True That English Has More Words Than...
Spanish may have fewer words, but that doesn't make it inferior.
13 Ways You Can Use the Spanish Word "Ya"
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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.
Here's the Mexican National Anthem in Spanish...
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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.
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.
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.'
Name That Body Part — in Spanish!
Learn the Spanish words for the parts of the body.
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.
When To Use the Spanish "Desde" to Mean "From"
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11 Examples of Using "Aun" and "Aún" in...
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Maybe You Can Say "Maybe" in Spanish.
How to say 'maybe' or 'perhaps' in Spanish, with examples and their translations.
5 Ways of Using the Spanish Verb "Estar"
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4 Points of the Compass and Beyond in Spanish
In how many ways can you refer to the directions of the compass? More in Spanish than in English.
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.
5 Spanish Words You Can Use for "What"
The English word 'what' can be translated numerous ways into Spanish.
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.
29 Lessons on Spanish Pronunciation
Overview of Spanish pronunciation with links to lessons on each letter of the alphabet.
9 Ways of Thanking Someone in Spanish
Learn several ways of saying thanks or expressing appreciation in Spanish.
3 Types of Punctuation Spanish Uses for...
Spanish has three types of punctuation it uses to mark quotations.
This and That in Spanish
A lesson for beginners in the use of demonstrative adjectives (this, that, these, those) in Spanish.
5 Ways You Can Politely Ask People To Do Things...
How to be polite when telling people what to do in Spanish.
When To Use the Spanish "Ser" for Location
Usually, the Spanish verb 'estar' is used to translate 'to be' when referring to location. But when we're talking about an event, we use 'ser.'
How To Start Learning Spanish
Are you thinking about learning Spanish? Here's an introduction to one of the world's great languages.
How To Use Demonstrative Pronouns in Spanish
An explanation and complete list of the demonstrative pronouns of Spanish with examples of their use.
47 Words That Break the Main Gender Rule of...
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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.
9 Ways of Saying "Down" in Spanish
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Did Chevrolet Blunder in Marketing the Nova in...
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What's the Difference Between Spanish "Tan" and...
Learn the differences between the Spanish words 'tan' and 'tanto.'
73 Computer-Related Terms in Spanish You Can...
Spanish-English glossary of common terms involving computers and the Internet.
Here's Where To Find Out About "Donde" in Spanish
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How To Use the Spanish Verb "Tener"
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10 Types of Spanish Pronouns
Learn how various types of pronouns function in Spanish. Lesson includes examples as well as links to advanced lessons.
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.
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 Your Vegetables in Spanish
Here are the names of many common vegetables in Spanish, and some uncommon ones as well.
What Is the Subjunctive Mood in Spanish?
A quick look for beginning Spanish students at how the subjunctive mood is used.
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 Confuse "Derecho" With "Derecha" in Spanish
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How Did Cristóbal Colón Become...
Find out why the Spanish name and the English name of Christopher Columbus are so different.
Do You Use "Ser" or "Estar" With Past...
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What Is a Cognate?
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7 Reasons for Using the Spanish Preposition...
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7 Ways of Using the Spanish Preposition "Por"
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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.
7 Reasons for Using the Spanish Preposition "De"
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1-Minute Lesson on Saying "I Love You" in Spanish
This is a simple lesson — it will take less than a minute — on saying 'I love you' in Spanish.
37 Spanish Words That Don't Mean What You Think...
False friends are words in two languages that are similar in appearance and/or pronunciation but have different meanings. Here is a list of some of the most common Spanish-English false friends.
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.
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.
Learn the Connection Between English "Grace"...
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11 Ways of Using the Spanish Verb "Hacer"
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Clearly, "Claro" Is a Spanish Word You'd Want...
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When To Use the Subjunctive Mood After "Cuando"...
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How To Use the Personal "A" in Spanish
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7 Ways To Use the Spanish "No"
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El Ahorcado - Play Hangman and Learn Spanish -...
Here is a collection of hangman games you can play to have fun and to increase your Spanish vocabulary.
13 Ways To Order Words in Spanish
An explanation of how Spanish is more flexible than is English in terms of word order.
Double Negatives? They're OK in Spanish
Double negatives are considered substandard in English. But in Spanish they are often required. This lesson explains how.
2 Ways of Asking Why in Spanish
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Top Spanish-English Dictionaries
Collection of Spanish-English dictionaries available for purchase
How To Use "Que" and Other Relative Pronouns in...
Relative pronouns are often used differently in Spanish than in English. Here's an explanation along with examples and their translations.
14 Spanish-Language Movies That Have Been...
Descriptions of the most popular Spanish-language movies for U.S. audiences.
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.
What Is the Best iOS App for People Learning...
Update: Readers' Choice Awards winners.Of the three software categories for this year's About.com Spanish Language Readers' Choice Awards, this was the most
3 Tips for Picking the Right Tense of the...
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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.
8 Reasons for Using the Definite Article in...
Definite articles are often used in Spanish where they're omitted in English. The definite article in English is 'the,' but Spanish has four definite articles.
In Spanish, Is a Girl a "Muchacha" or a "Chica"?
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Names of 53 Zoo Animals in Spanish
Learn the Spanish names for many of the animals you'll see at a zoo.
37 Ways of Translating "To Take" to Spanish
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17 Ways of Using the Spanish Verb "Llevar"
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Is the G in 'Guacamole' Silent?
Answer to a question about Spanish pronunciation.
Find Out What You Wear in Spanish
List of the Spanish words for common articles of clothing.
6 Reasons To Use the Spanish Preposition "A"
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5 Tips for Pronouncing the Spanish R
The Spanish 'r' can be a challenge for some people when learning pronunciation.
How To Pronounce the X in Spanish
The letter X in Spanish is pronounced in several different ways.
What You Need To Know About Objective Pronouns...
How to use direct-object and indirect-object pronouns in Spanish.
Interactive Quiz About Spanish Prepositions
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'Mas' and 'M&aaacute;s': What's the...
An answer to the question of why there's an accent on the Spanish word 'más.'
"Detrás" vs. "Atrás": Which One...
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Why Does Some Mexican Music Sound LIke German...
It's no coincidence that some traditional Mexican music sounds vaguely German.
What You Should Know About Pronouncing the G...
Learn and hear how Spanish speakers pronounce the G and H.
How To Use Reflexive Pronouns in Spanish
Learn how reflexive pronouns are used in Spanish. Example sentences are included.
Know the Difference Between "Saber" and "Conocer"
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Spanish-Language Hit Music
A collection of Spanish-language songs that have been heard at one time or another on English-language radio in the United States
How To Use the Spanish Verb "Haber"
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10 Ways To Improve Your Spanish in 2016
10 ways you can improve your Spanish this year
New to Spanish? Learn About Conjugation
Understand the concept of verb conjugation as it is used in Spanish and English.
43 Words You Can Use To Talk About Love in...
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How To Conjugate the Spanish Verb "Ser"
Complete conjugation of the Spanish verb 'ser.'
18 Examples of Conjugating Regular Verbs in...
Lesson for beginners on conjugating the most common of verb tenses, the present indicative.
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.
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.
Learn How To Pronounce Spanish Vowels
Most Spanish vowels have only a single sound to learn.

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