Improve Your Spanish Grammar: «Me aburre» and other verbs that work like «gustar»

Mejora tu gramática en español
I’m sure have used «gustar» to express your preferences and interests. And I’m sure you know that the best way to remember the grammatical structure is to translate «gustar» as “to please”, “to be pleasing” or “to cause pleasure”. Me gusta viajar = travelling gives me pleasure = I like travelling/to travel But when you ... Read more

¡Marchando! (Right away!)

¡Marchando! (Right away!)
If you live Spain, or often visit the country, you must have heard a waiter say this in a bar: «¡Marchando!». It means the waiter is going to bring your order right away, or is going to get to work right away, like switching on a machine. But the verb «marchar» and the noun «la ... Read more

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

Language exchanges: complement your online courses

Intercambios lingüísticos
Staying home during the Coronavirus emergency? Use the time to improve your Spanish! If you are confined to your home during these extraordinary times and you have time on your hands, seize the moment to improve your Spanish! Study with our online Spanish courses This is an exceptional opportunity to study with our online Spanish ... Read more

Why learn Spanish online?

¿Por qué aprender Español online?
If you are here, you know that learning languages online has many advantages: You can learn at your own level instead of in a class where many of the other students are at a higher or lower level than you. You can learn at your own speed, repeating lessons or segments of lessons as many ... Read more