Un poco de gramática: some uses of the subjunctive

Un poco de gramática: el lío del subjuntivo
We know that the use of the subjunctive is one of the most difficult features of Spanish grammar for speakers of other languages. So in this blog we will be uploading short explanations of various uses of the subjunctive, in present and past tenses, with examples that will help you understand this aspect of Spanish ... Read more

¡Eres la leche! (You’re something else!)

The word leche is used a lot in Spanish, not only to refer to the milk of animals such as cows, goats and sheep, or mother’s milk for babies. The dictionary of the Royal Academy of Spanish (Real Academia Española, RAE) gives nine different meanings for the word. Some of these are very colloquial; for ... Read more