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Top 10 Favorite False Friends

September 30, 2017
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This week we’re going to revisit my personal favorite false friends from French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. These false friends have stuck with me because the potential misunderstandings they could …

Portuguese-Spanish False Friends

February 10, 2016
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Portuguese and Spanish are closely-related. The languages share a similar structure and many words have similar meanings. These similarities make watching out for false friends between the languages especially important. …

Commonly-Confused Spanish Words

February 8, 2016
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This week we’re going to look at some easily-confused Spanish words. While Spanish doesn’t have as many of these types of words as English does, it does possess enough that …

Commonly-Confused Spanish Words

January 26, 2016
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This week we’re going to look at some easily-confused Spanish words. While Spanish doesn’t have as many of these types of words as English does, it does possess enough that …

Spanish Vocabulary Quiz Round Three

December 22, 2015
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Test your Spanish vocabulary with this new matching exercise containing an additional twenty-six words. Match each Spanish word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. Check the …

Spanish Adverbs

October 5, 2015
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English adverbs are usually distinguished from their adjectival counterparts by the addition an -ly ending. “Normal” and “frequent” are adjectives, while “normally” and “frequently” are adverbs. The construction of most …

Spanish Present Participles

September 30, 2015
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Spanish present particles, or gerunds, are the equivalent of English –ing verb forms. Present participles are used less often in Spanish than they are in English and are used somewhat …

Spanish Past Participles

September 23, 2015
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Spanish past participles are similar in origin, form, and function to English past participles. As in English, Spanish participles can function as both parts of verbs and on their own …

Spanish Vocabulary Quiz Round 2

July 27, 2015
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Test your Spanish vocabulary with this new matching exercise containing an additional twenty-six words. Match each Spanish word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. Check the …