Suzie Kelsey

Suzie is a language-obsessed traveler from New Zealand. She dabbles in Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese. As a linguistics major, she has a deep understanding of languages and language learning, and loves sharing her knowledge! You can find her at her personal blog, thewanderinglinguist.com.

Suzie Kelsey

The Impossible Made Possible: An In-Depth Guide to Spanish Pronouns

Hi, my name is Suzie and I’ve been tasked with the impossible feat of describing all the Spanish pronouns to you. I won’t claim that it’s going to be easy – in fact, Spanish pronouns are one of the last things I fully understood about the language. But they are extremely necessary, and used daily …

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Say It in Spanish: All About the “Decir” Conjugation

“Decir”, meaning to tell or to say, is a pretty important word in Spanish, because, well, how can you communicate without knowing how to say? Unfortunately, though, the “decir” conjugation is one of the most complicated of the Spanish language, with almost every tense having different irregular forms. Luckily for you, you have this article, …

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Best Way to Learn Spanish from Beginner to Advanced

If you’ve decided you’re going to learn Spanish – congratulations! You’ve taken that first step towards an enormous challenge. You might be feeling overwhelmed with all the information out there and wondering where to start. Well, this article will tell you the best way to learn Spanish, so you’ve come to the right place! Essential …

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Make it Happen – “Hacer” Conjugation in Spanish

You might have seen a meme going around that compares “do”, “did”, and “done” in English to Spanish’s seemingly endless number of different forms of their equivalent verb: hacer. At first glance, this can seem extremely daunting and make Spanish seem like the hardest language ever! But don’t let this scare you off. Everything in …

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Spanish Reflexive Verbs: The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need

One of the biggest confusions for Spanish learners is the reflexive. It is a feature of Spanish that’s really different to English, so it is really hard to understand just by translating directly between the languages. So, let’s break down Spanish reflexive verbs and see how they’re used. First thing’s first – what are Spanish …

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Going Places in Spanish: How to Understand the “Ir” Conjugation

Have you ever heard the Spanish expression “me voy a ir yendo”? This is a very common, perfectly grammatical statement with not one, not two, but three different forms of ir conjugation. If that doesn’t highlight to you the importance of this verb, I don’t know what to tell you. Ir, meaning “to go”, is one …

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How to Say “Happy Birthday” in Spanish – Useful Phrases and Traditions

So that special day is coming up for that Spanish speaker you love, and you’re not quite sure of the best way to wish them a special day? Or is it that you will need to navigate having your birthday in a Spanish-speaking environment for the first time this year? Never fear, Clozemaster is here …

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