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02 Ser vs Estar – Test 1

Posted by Señor Jordan on Oct 26, 2013 in adjectives, agreement, grammar, irregular, present, Ser vs estar, verbs, year 2

Hola.  In this video, we’ll be practicing the verbs ser (to be) and estar (to be) in the present tense a little more.  In this video you’ll be taking a test over using both.

To download the test before watching the video, click here.

Leave any questions or comments below! 🙂

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02 Por vs. Para

Posted by Señor Jordan on Apr 27, 2011 in grammar, prepositions, year 2

¡Hola!  In this lesson, we talk about some of the key differences between how we use por and para in Spanish.  It’s very confusing since both of these words can be translated as for in English for different things.

Keep in mind that you can often use both words in a sentence, but they might change the meaning slightly.

Let me know if you have any questions or comments about the lesson below.  Enjoy!

Printable Por vs. Para – Pre-quiz
Printable sheet with differences

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01 Personal A

Posted by Señor Jordan on Nov 1, 2010 in basics, grammar, prepositions, present, year 1

¡Hola alumnos cibernéticos!

So it turns out that there are many aspects about the Spanish language that can be confusing to learners because in English, nothing like this exists.  One such thing that can confuse non-native speakers is the Personal A.  In this video below I explain the Personal A and show how to use it.

Leave any questions, comments or suggestions below. 🙂

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02 Preterite vs. Imperfect

Posted by Señor Jordan on Oct 18, 2010 in conjugation, grammar, imperfect, preterite, reflexives, regular, verbs, year 2

Hola. In this video, we’re talking about the preterite and the imperfect in Spanish.  I’ve done many videos on them separately.  Make sure to take a look at some of  those videos beforehand.

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