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I am a Spanish Native speaking person, I've being teaching since 1986, first English as a second Language and now Spanish as a second language.   Learning Spanish is fun. Spanish is a very versatile language, it is known to be a Roman Language, means it has it's roots from Latin. Did you know that English and Spanish have the same roots? And even though their grammar structure and... read more

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Today one of my Spanish students was learning vocabulary related to personal appearance (hair and eye color, height, etc) and had previously learned professions, so to practice all of this vocabulary, we played a couple rounds of 20 questions. We alternated who was thinking of the person and who was guessing so that she could practice both speaking and listening as well as practice her question... read more

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Spanish Lessons & Help Welcome to the Wyzant Spanish Help Section! This section is a resource for students who are struggling with Spanish class - whether it's Spanish grammar, conjugating verbs, or even recognizing false cognates. Explore the Spanish help section and be sure to let your favorite Spanish tutor know if you have any questions. Grammar lessons Do you... read more

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One reason is because Spanish is one of the main languages that English is based on. In point of fact about 70% of the words in the English language are Spanish.  For this reason, Spanish is easy to learn. For example, the lasso is a Spanish word for a rope which is used to catch animals such as cattle. Some words like "incredible" are the same in English as they are in Spanish... read more

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Many of my students dread conjugating verbs. They dread it even more when the verbs are irregular and have the same meaning!!  The verbs ser and estar both mean "to be", so what is the difference between the two?? Ser is used to describe things that are permanent or often unchangeable.  For example, Yo soy de Estados Unidos.(I am from the United States)... read more

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