Express Spanish lessons
With these express Spanish lessons you will be able to learn different topics related to Spanish and its particularities.
Tomar el pelo
On this occasion, we would like to explain to you the meaning of the Spanish expression “tomar el pelo” (taking the piss). Synonyms of the expression «Tomar el pelo»: chancear, guasearse, mofarse, pitorrearse, cachondearse, burlarse, chacotear, bufonear, chirigotear, rechiflarse, coñearse, chasquear, chufletear, reírse, chunguearse…
When do we use the Pretérito perfecto or indefinido in Spanish?
One of the common mistakes made by students is the difference between the Pretérito Perfecto and the Indefinido. We will show you how to use both tenses. PRETÉRITO PERFECTO We use the“Pretérito Perfecto” when we are talking about actions or things that are related to the present: the day, the week, the month, Christmas. For […]
Spanish idioms: CAÑA
The word “caña” is the stem of a type of plant: it is elongated and hollow inside, like that of bamboo; although the word “caña” also has other meanings… ¡UNA CAÑA POR FAVOR! ¡NO, MEJOR DOS!When we go to a bar and in Spain, and we want a beer we can order it in a […]
Spanish idioms: la vista
In Spanish we have many expressions related to the five senses. In this lesson we teach you the sense of sight: la vista.
Spanish Subjunctive Present: wishes
To express wishes in Spanish, we use the subjunctive present. Want to know how to use it? The present subjunctive is one of the most difficult verb forms for students of Spanish. Not because it is a very complicated form or has many irregular verbs, but because its use can sometimes be quite confusing. But, […]
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