Archive for 29 septiembre 2017

2 Curso – La Comida

Below are some links you can use to practice the vocabulary of ‘Food’ (p.66 – 68). It is very important that you try to learn as many of these words as possible as they feature a lot in reading and listening comprehension. You’ll also notice that there are a lot of words so start learning them now.

Quizlet Folder – You’ll find a collection of flashcards based on the lists from the book. Start with La Carne and Los Comestibles.

Practice games and exercises

Ver Taal Spanish – Practice with lots of vocab here including some stranger tropical fruits.

Mi Vida Loca – A brilliant interactive video lesson that allows you to practice the spoken Spanish. There are three links to try here:

Episodio 3 – Tapas 

Episodio 12 – El Mercado

Episodio 13 – El Restaurante

That should keep you going for now. You can always just google and see what you come up with as well.

¿Cómo estás? – El verbo Estar

In this post we will review:
  1. what the personal pronouns are.
  2. how to describe our mood in more detail using the verb Estar.
All this allows us to describe how we are feeling in more detail. Lets work through them in order.

1. Personal Pronouns.

The personal pronouns tell us who is ‘doing’ an action. In Spanish they are:
Yo                    –    I
Tú                    –    You
Él/Ella              –    He/She (or it)
Nosotros/as     –    We
Vosotros/as     –    You (plural)
Ellos/Ellas        –    They 
Can you remember why we have both Nosotros/Nosotras and Vosotros/Vosotras?
Click here for a practice quiz to revise the personal pronouns.
Remember though in Spanish that we don’t always use the Personal Pronouns, why? If you read on it might help you remember.

2. The Verb Estar

Estar is an irregular verb. Can you remember what makes a verb irregular? Click here for the answer 
The verb Estar means ‘to be’ and we use it to talk about how we are feeling or where we are. 
Yo Estoy                    –    I am
Tú Estás                    –    You are
Él/Ella Está                –    He/She is
Nosotros Estamos     –    We are
Vosotros Estáis         –      You (pl) are
Ellos/Ellas Están        –    They are
Now can you remember why we don’t always need the Personal Pronouns?
Click here to review the Personal Pronouns and the verb Estar with some Quizlet flashcards. Make sure you try all the activities.

El Imperativo

Hay una buena explicación del imperativo aquí.  – imperative review.

Puedes practicar un poco más aquí – Ejercicios del imperativo. 

Recuerda! la mejor forma de aprender los tiempos verbales en español es por la practica.

1º Curso – Definite and Indefinite Articles

Remember that in Spanish there are 4 different ways to say ‘the’ and ‘a’  where in English we only have 1. This is due to masculine/feminine and singular/plural.


Indefinite Article = ‘a’

a boy= un chico                         some boys  = unos chicos

a girl = una chica                       some girls = unas chicas


Definite Article = ‘the’

the boy = el chico                   the boys = los chicos

the girl = la chica                    the girls = las chicas

Links to practice with:

A nice short review and practice here.

A good review of the definite and indefinites with some practice quizzes.


2º curso – La Comida y Stem changing verbs

More revision on La Comida:

A series of exercises here


Use the links below to revise and practice the Stem-changing Verbs:

O -> UE Verbs

E -> IE  Verbs 

All Verb Types


2º Curso – Stem Changing Verbs

Hola alumnos,

These verbs require a lot of practice to get right. For that reason you will need to do a lot of work online. Use the links below to help you get started:

O – UE Verbs on Do the practice quizzes on the left side of the page.

E – IE Verbs on Do the practice quizzes here also.

More O – UE verb practice here. 

And some E – IE practice here. 

A good practice exercise from BK Nelson in Spanish.

Remember to practice, practice and practice again to get these right.

En la clase de español

The vocabulary of the classroom is very important for Junior Spanish Students. These are words we can use every day so lets start by learning them here.

For some flashcards to practice with´click´ here..

To play some games with the new vocabulary, haz click aquí.

Pásalo bien.