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 to Say “Thank You” in Spanish for Every Occasion

Just like there are a variety of different ways to say “thank you” in English, there are also a wide array of options for saying “thank you” in Spanish. This essential piece of vocabulary applies to every context of our daily lives, and it’s great to know the right expression for each occasion. Of course, …

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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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