Monthly Archives: February 2020

How to Talk about Illness in Spanish

Illness in SpanishWhenever you go on holiday the last thing you want is to fall ill or have an accident and end up at the doctor’s surgery, chemist or even the hospital! However this has sometimes happened to some of the people that I have taught Spanish to, so they were very thankful that we had covered this topic in Spanish – just in case!

Don’t let an illness spoil your holiday. If you learn just a few key phrases and learn to understand the questions that the doctor or pharmacist is likely to ask you, you will have a much more stress-free holiday.

In this blog post we will teach you a few of the key words and phrases to express feeling ill or being in pain. Continue reading

10 Common Mistakes NOT to Make in Spanish

mistakes in SpanishI have noticed that beginners of Spanish often make the same kinds of mistakes. If you learn about these easy to make blunders from the beginning you will be more likely to avoid making them yourself.

Spanish is a different type of language to English therefore the grammatical structure and phrases are often very different to how we say things in English. Learners of Spanish often want to transfer something in English directly into Spanish, however this does not always work!

In this blog post we will point out the most common mistakes to avoid as a beginner of the Spanish language: Continue reading

10 Common Uses of the Spanish Verb “Poner”

Uses of ponerPoner is one of those verbs that has many different uses that you come across in everyday speech which causes confusion amongst learners of Spanish.

If you want to learn conversational Spanish and become fluent, “poner” is one verb that you will really want to get to grips with and learn its multiple uses well.

In this blog post we will look at the most common 10 uses of the verb poner: Continue reading

 
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