100+ Spanish Transition Words and Phrases to Sound Like a Native Speaker

Below you will find over 100 Spanish transition words and phrases to help you sound more natural both in your writing and speaking. Transitional devices or connetors as they’re also called, help connect ideas, sentences, and paragraphs smoothly so there are no abrupt breaks between thoughts. Brief explanations and example sentences are included. Spanish Transition …

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Spanish Imperfect Subjunctive: A Complete Guide (That ANYONE Can Follow)

The imperfect subjunctive in Spanish might be one of the most challenging tenses to understand and put into practice. However, once you learn it, you will be looking for ways to use the Spanish imperfect subjunctive whenever you can. If you are learning Spanish and have reached your SOS when it comes to using the …

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Past Participle in Spanish: Everything You Need to Know (to Sound Like a Native Speaker)

Spanish. Past. Participles. “Excuse me?” I hear some of you screaming at me. Even the name sounds like something important that we should not forget about. And that’s true. The Past Participle in Spanish is so crucial in your Spanish language learning journey that you must study it in order to be able to use …

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“How Are You?” in Polish: 6 Friendly Polish Phrases and When to Use Them

Native speakers of English tend to see “how are you?” as an indispensable phrase that every language learner should learn. Preferably in their very first lesson. While this approach works great for many popular languages, it might not be so helpful when learning Polish.  Let me explain. Polish does have a handful of phrases that can be …

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Present Progressive in Spanish: A Simple (But Complete) Guide

The Spanish language has 16 verb tenses and the present progressive tense is not one of them. Wait! What? “But I have I used the present progressive in Spanish before”, you may say. Let me explain. What in English is called “present progressive” in Spanish is called “perífrasis verbal” (verb phrase). This particular verb phrase …

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Saying “Goodbye” in Polish: 7 Essential Polish Farewells

Though most Poles don’t give them much thought, Polish farewells—the short phrases we use to say “goodbye” when parting—are a surprisingly rich part of the language. Each exchange of these conventional pleasantries lets you express your mood, your emotional attitude towards the other person, as well as whether you’re expecting to see them again in …

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8 Spanish Question Words You Need to Know (and How to Use Them)

Sometimes it can be frustrating to understand all the different ways to ask a question in Spanish. Even though it is a beautiful Latin language filled with romantic and detailed expressions, many Spanish-students are often discouraged to learn the language once they find themselves immersed in the comparison tables of ‘when and how’ to use …

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“Hello” in Polish: 7 Polish Greetings to Sound like a Native Speaker

Depending on how you look at it, Polish greetings might seem very simple or terribly complicated. The good news is that learning just a handful of greetings will let you get by in 99% of situations. The tricky part is picking the right greeting for the given situation, as you will often need to take into …

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