Karla Serpas

Tener Expressions: 31 Different Ways to Use Tener in Spanish

Native Spanish speakers use idiomatic expressions very often, and learning the most common ones will help you understand real conversations well and speak Spanish naturally. Ready to learn some common tener expressions? Let’s go!  Don’t forget to read about the conjugation of tener if you don’t know it yet! Tener is one of the most used …

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Haber Conjugation: The Absolute Guide to Conjugating Haber in Spanish

The haber conjugation is quite tricky. That’s what one of my Spanish teachers once said, and I partially agree with her. Though even many native Spanish speakers aren’t always able to conjugate haber correctly, I am sure you will always get it right if you follow this guide. Ready to learn about the conjugation of haber? Today we will …

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Tener Conjugation: The Infallible Guide to Conjugating Tener in Spanish

In this lesson, you will learn all there is to know about conjugating tener. You’ll also learn how to use the verb phrase tener que in Spanish and will discover the different meanings of this Spanish verb. Ready? Let’s dive into it! Tener in Spanish Tener in English is either to have or to be. It is translated as to have …

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Haber Vs Tener: A Quick Guide to Understanding Haber and Tener

Today’s topic is haber vs. tener. Both words can be translated as have in English. Then, what’s the difference between haber and tener? The answer is easier than you think. Let’s see! Difference Between Haber and Tener In Spanish, haber is used as an auxiliary verb. It is used to form all Spanish compound tenses. On the …

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Estar Conjugation: The Ultimate Guide to Conjugating Estar in Spanish

In this lesson, you will learn everything you need to know about estar conjugation in Spanish and how to conjugate the verb estar in all Spanish verb tenses. The conjugation of estar is irregular because it does not follow an established pattern of conjugation. We will also pay special attention to the conjugation of estar in the imperative mood since …

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Ser Conjugation: The Complete Guide to Conjugating Ser in Spanish

The conjugation of the Spanish verb ser is irregular. It is irregular because it does not follow a set pattern of conjugation to form all its tenses. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to conjugate the Spanish verb ser in all Spanish tenses! We will also show you how to conjugate it in common Spanish verb phrases. Sound …

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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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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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