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03 Present Subjunctive – O in WEIRDOS

In this lesson, we’re going to go over the O in WEIRDOS, which stands for Ojalá. It’s an incredibly common expression in Spanish, which is rooted in the history of Spain!

So check out the video and practice afterwards to check your understanding!

Leave any questions or comments below!

*This video was a lot of fun to make and I hope you enjoy it and find it educational. In addition, I hope you enjoy the personal anecdotes that I have included as learning Spanish continues to be something very personal in my life! 😉

Explanation video:
History of Ojalá, Spain and moor! Err I meant more. Or did I?

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New Cuentas Conmigo!

I am alive and still working on some videos. Most of them will have to be filmed in the summer (unfortunately!).  But I am glad to see that Lucas has become a fairly popular addition to the videos.

Here’s a side project I am working on this semester. Please feel free to get involved. It will have language in context in a story. And you vote on the piece of information that will go into the next video!

I made a separate channel for it this time around since it’s quite different from my grammar vids.

Let me know what you think!

Here’s episode 1 in the present tense:

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01 Present Tense – GoYO verbs

In this short series, I thought we could tackle some verbs that have an irregular yo form in the present tense.  In laymen’s terms, when you want to say “I [do something]” with these verbs, they will change a little funny.

Enjoy!  And leave any questions or comments below!

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03 Present Subjunctive – R in WEIRDOS

As we continue talking about the present subjunctive, we find that there is a useful acronym: WEIRDOS, which can helps us remember many of the instances where we will need the present subjunctive.

In this lesson, we’re going to go over the R in WEIRDOS, which stands for Recommendations, & Requests. So check out the video and practice afterwards to check your understanding!

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02 Preterite Vs Imperfect SONG! (Cielito Lindo)

¡Hola! Someone commented on Twitter that it would be nice if there were a song helping with that pesky concept known as: Preterite Vs Imperfect.  As you probably know by now, they are both past tenses with different uses and meanings!  We cover those in this song!

It’s probably my most ambitious video yet!  Enjoy!

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03 Present Subjunctive – E in WEIRDOS

As we continue talking about the present subjunctive, we find that there is a useful acronym: WEIRDOS, which can helps us remember many of the instances where we will need the present subjunctive.

In this lesson, we’re going to go over the E in WEIRDOS, which stands for Emotions & Feelings.  So check out the video and practice afterwards to check your understanding!

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-ER / -IR Imperfect endings song!

Posted by Señor Jordan on Feb 15, 2015 in -ER, -IR, agreement, conjugation, grammar, imperfect, past tense, reflexives, regular, song, verbs, year 2

Hola. In this video, we’re going to be tackling those -ER & -IR verbs in the imperfect tense in order to talk about what a person did, used to do, or would do in the past.

In the video, I’ll give you an easy formula to remember those endings to a familiar melody!

Enjoy and please leave any questions or comments below!

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02 Reflexive verb song!

Posted by Señor Jordan on Jan 31, 2015 in -AR, -ER, -IR, agreement, basic, conjugation, grammar, present, reflexives, verbs, year 2

Here’s a song to help you with understanding how to change reflexive verbs quickly and easily!

Leave any questions or comments below and feel free to sing along!

Enjoy!

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03 Forming the Present Subjunctive

¡Hola!  In this series, we’re going to be learning how to change most verbs into the Present Subjunctive and get a little bit of practice out of it!

Leave any questions or comments below!

Explanation video:

Practice 1 video:

Get the worksheet mentioned in the video (click here).
*At 1:12 of the video, sacas should read “sacamos”.

 

Practice 2 video:

Practice 3 video:

 

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03 Present Subjunctive – WEIRDOS summary

If you’ve already watched the introduction to the present subjunctive, here is a video that summarizes a helpful acronym: WEIRDOS.

This acronym is used by Spanish teachers to explain many of the uses of the present subjunctive in Spanish.

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