Bien or Bueno?

Many times my students have problems using bueno or bien in phrases. This is a lesson about when it is necesary to use each one. Bien It is an Adverb, so it modificates a verb. Juan canta bien. (Juan sings well) Mariana habla bien alemán. (Mariana speak german well) We can answer the question “how” […]

What is an easy book to read in Spanish?

Usually students ask me “What is an easy book to read in Spanish?” The first thing I will say is: All the books look difficult to the beggining, but if you continue, you will realize that it becomes easier, because you will learn new vocabulary in the first pages, and then, you will need to […]

Pronombres de Objeto Directo y Objeto Indirecto

In this Spanish lesson we are going to review Indirect Object pronouns and Direct Object pronouns. The “Direct Object” Is the “what” in a phrase: ví a Juan en el subte (I saw Juan in the Subway) What did I see? Juan; Como pizza todos los viernes (I eat pizza every friday) What did I […]

Chistes en Español/ Spanish Jokes

If you are somewhat familiar with the language, you will understand these jokes, which are sets of words in Spanish ¿Cómo hacemos para convertir un burro en burra? How can we convert a male donkey in a female donkey? Lo ponemos en una habitación y esperamos que se aburra. (Que se aburra) We put it […]

What to say in a RESTAURANT in Spanish

What are you going to do in B.A if you only know how to say:  “una cerveza, por favor”  Starve? It is not a good idea, so, in this lesson are some phrases and vocabulary that can be useful when  going to a restaurant or a bar. If we want meat, there are different options […]

Some very Argentine expressions

Colectivo/Bondi: es el transporte interurbano. Nosotros usamos “colectivo o bondi” para el autobús que va por la ciudad y “micro”para el autobús de larga distancia./  the long distance transportation. We use “colectivo o bondi” for the bus that goes around the city and “micro” for long distance bus.EscucharLeer fonéticamente   Un Bife “vuelta y vuelta”: A […]

CHE, ¿Tomamos mate?

Quien haya caminado alguna vez por Bs.As.,  Rosario, o alguna otra ciudad Argentina, probablemente haya escuchado “Che” entre la gente, y se haya preguntado qué significa o si su uso se trata de algún tipo de recordatorio al mítico Che Guevara.

Canciones Para Aprender Español (Songs to Learn Spanish)

Listening to music a great way to learn Spanish. Not only will it help you develop new vocabulary, some songs are great examples of usage of certain verb tenses. This post aims to introduce you to some great Spanish language based music while using the lyrics to give you a killer Spanish Lesson!!

What is VOS?

¿De dónde SOS?, ¿Cuántos años TENÉS?, ¿Y VOS?. These questions quickly confront anyone who comes to Buenos Aires or any other city in the vicinity of Rio del Plata. Even if you are an experienced Spanish speaker you may be surprised when you first hear these pronouns and verb forms. So what in the world […]