Mariel Lettier

Mariel is an English-Spanish translator and teacher from Uruguay. She has learned most of her English and pop culture references from listening to Lorelai in Gilmore Girls. She is passionate about language and travel and you can follow her adventures in her travel blog, runaways.uy.

Mariel Lettier

How Perfect is Your Spanish Present Perfect Tense?

We know Spanish tenses are plentiful and complicated. They all take some time to learn, which is why, in this article, we’ll be focusing on one particular form that didn’t get much attention yet: the pretérito perfecto compuesto, antepresente or present perfect. This indicative mood tense is used to talk about the past and, below, …

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“Leer” Conjugation: The Spanish Bookworm’s Must-Read Guide

Do you enjoy reading? Do you get excited about the prospect of visiting a library or bookshop? Then, this article is definitely for you. This time around, we’ll be focusing on the verb leer (to read). As usual, we’ll show you the most common leer conjugations for those who are just starting out and cover …

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“Dormir” Conjugation: A Guide to Talking about Sleeping in Spanish

Some people sleep like babies, others have quite a hard time getting any rest. Regardless of your particular situation, in this article, we’ll help you convey it in Spanish by using the verb dormir (generally meaning to sleep). We will cover the most basic forms of the dormir conjugation for beginners, give some advice to …

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Come on over: A Guide to the “Venir” Conjugation in Spanish

You know that feeling when you don’t know whether you’re coming or going? Well, we’ll make it easy for you. In a past article, we have covered the verb ir (to go) and, today, we’ll be focusing on the verb venir (to come). We’ll cover the venir conjugation starting from the basics and leading up …

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“Saber” Conjugation: A Guide to Using the Verb “Saber” in Spanish

Knowledge is power, which is why the verb saber, meaning “to know”, is so important. This verb can mean to know information or facts, to know how to perform a skill, or to have news about someone. Here, we’ll cover the saber conjugation at different levels so you never make a mistake with this tricky …

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