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Spanish Cardinal Numbers: 100 through 1000

December 5, 2016
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In this lesson, we’re going to cover the Spanish cardinals, the numbers used for counting, from 100 through 1000. This lesson builds on the previous two lessons on Spanish numbers, …

Spanish Cardinal Numbers: 20 through 99

November 28, 2016
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In our last lesson, we looked at the first ten Spanish ordinals, the numbers used to indicate position in a sequence. We also looked at the first twenty cardinals, the …

Spanish Words That Don’t Translate Into English

September 28, 2016
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Some words just don’t translate well into other languages. Usually, these are words that have very precise, nuanced meanings, making literal translations nearly impossible. Spanish is no exception in this …

Spanish Idioms

August 15, 2016
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In this lesson, we’re going to examine the meanings behind fifteen Spanish idioms. Knowing basic idiomatic expressions can increase your understanding of any language, not to mention your degree of …

Spanish Subjunctive Mood

June 14, 2016
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The Spanish subjunctive mood is used to express doubt in whether an action will indeed take place. It can also express how a person feels about an action, a wish, …

Portuguese Language

Spanish Comparatives

June 7, 2016
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In English, comparisons can take two forms: synthetic (smarter, lesser, etc.) and compound (more talented, less interesting, etc.). Spanish, however, has three comparative forms: superior, inferior, and equal.   Superiority …

Portuguese Language

Spanish Superlatives

June 1, 2016
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In Spanish, the comparative is used to express the relative value of two things. The superlative, however, makes no direct comparison. Instead, one thing is said to show some extreme, …