Spanish grammar explanation.

POR y PARA, minitest (A2)

Por y para, ¿por qué tiene que ser tan complicado? This is what usually my students tell me all the time. Because, no doubt, that the difference between por and para, is probably Por y para mintest. How much do you know about these Spanish prepositions?one of the topics that more work required to master when learning Spanish. My advice is always to be patient, learn any case individually and practice as much as possible. What about you, do you find these two Spanish prepositions difficult to use?

Today, we propose to you to do a test to see if you have a good knowledge of preposition POR y PARA. You will also find some links below to learn more about this prepositions. But, first, do the quiz below; it will help you decide.

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WHAT IS A PREPOSITION, Spanish grammar (A1)

What is a preposition?

what is a prepositionA preposition is a word or group of words, that is placed before a noun or a pronoun, to show a relationship in a sentence. Prepositions allow us to put variety into sentences, by adding new information about time, direction, location, and ownership. On the other hand, take into account that prepositions do not change form; they are invariable.

 Se ha ido a la estación. (He is gone to the station.): DIRECTION.

El avión llega a la una. (The plane arrives at one o’clock.): TIME.

Tenemos una casa en el campo. (We have a house in the countryside.): LOCATION.

La casa de Ramón. (Ramon’s house.): OWNERSHIP

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Direct object pronouns in Spanish: Basic grammar (A2)

Direct object pronouns (PRONOMBRES DE COMPLEMENTO DIRECTO) only can replace a direct object. First of all, we must know that direct objects receive the action of the verb in a sentence and they can be a thing, an animal or a person, look at the example.

Direct Object Pronouns in SpanishMessi golpeó el balón (Messi hit the ball)

Messi golpeó a Ronaldo ( Messi hit Ronaldo)

On the left, you have the list of the  Spanish direct object pronouns, and continue reading to see how they work.

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PRETÉRITO INDEFINIDO,  do you know how to form it?

Preterito indefinido conjugación, minitest de evaluaciónPRETÉRITO INDEFINIDO, also called preterite o preterit in English, is the most used of the Spanish past tenses and, as you will have already noticed, its conjugation is not easy because it has many irregular verbs. Some of them very dramatic!

Today, we propose to you to do a test to see if you have the conjugation of the PRETÉRITO INDEFINIDO under control. If you want to review the conjugation of the regular verbs or the irregular verbs, just click on the links. But, first, do the quiz below; it will help you decide.

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