Spanish Grammar

Spanish Determiner

SPANISH DETERMINER Definition:Spanish Determiners are words that make specific the denotation of a noun phrase. In Spanish they agree in gender with the noun. Spanish language uses determiners in a similar way to English language. The main difference is that they agree in gender and number with the noun. The function of determiner may be applied in Portuguese …

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Spanish Exclamation

SPANISH EXCLAMATION Definition: In written Spanish, a system of double punctuation is used. An upside down question mark is placed at the beginning of a question and the usual question mark is written at the end of it. Similarly, an inverted exclamation mark indicates the beginning of an exclamation, while the ordinary Spanish exclamation mark shows the end …

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Spanish Gerund

SPANISH GERUND Definition:Spanish gerund, also known as present participle; is not the equivalent to the English gerund because Spanish gerund cannot be used as a noun as in English. English gerund can be translated into Spanish as an infinitive.  Gerund in Spanish The gerund is formed by removing the infinitive endings, ar, er, and ir and by adding ando to ar and iendo to er and ir. The gerund …

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Indefinite Articles in Spanish

INDEFINITE ARTICLES IN SPANISH Definition:Indefinite articles in Spanish are used to suggest that the speaker does not refer to anything in particular. This is similar in many languages as Portuguese Articles, although they have some differences. Spanish Indefinite Articles The indefinite article has 4 forms, depending in number and gender with its noun is masculine, feminine, …

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Spanish Interjections

SPANISH INTERJECTIONS Definition:Spanish interjections are not part of sentence because the interjections can expressed an idea by themselves and in many cases an interjection equals to a sentence; exist two types of interjections, the Own interjections and Improper interjections. Interjection in Spanish Own Interjections Here are included the words with which we give orders or speak …

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Spanish Intonation

SPANISH INTONATION Definition: Spanish Intonation is the variation of pitch in the pronunciation of words to convey an affirmation, question or exclamation. For example: “mi Madre está en casa” is an affirmation, and has a sound different from a question that is obtained by adding the symbols “¿?” in the same sentence: “¿mi madre está en casa?” …

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Spanish Nouns

SPANISH NOUNS Definition:Spanish nouns are used to identify a person, place, thing, or idea. In Spanish the nouns have different types of classification as you can see below. Person: José, boy, dentistPlace: garden, university, PeruThing: book, car, magazineIdea: liberty, fear, intelligence Nouns in Spanish Classification for Gender In Spanish the nouns are divided in masculine, feminine and neutral, as we …

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Spanish Onomatopoeia

SPANISH ONOMATOPOEIA Definition: Spanish Onomatopoeia is the formation of words that people use for representing the sound of animals or things. Onomatopoeia in Spanish The onomatopoeia isn’t the same for all languages and cultures because they interpret each sound by their own way; for example when people make the onomatopoeia for a frog, they have different answers …

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Spanish Demonstrative Adjectives

SPANISH DEMONSTRATIVE ADJECTIVES Definition: Spanish Demonstrative adjectives are always used to indicate the distance between two or more people or objects.  Spanish has three sets of demonstrative adjectives (describes a noun), which vary by number and gender, so there are 12 in all, most of these demonstratives adjectives are similar in Portuguese Grammar. Demonstrative Adjectives in Spanish …

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Spanish Grammar

SPANISH GRAMMAR Spanish Grammar is very similar to most of the romance languages; but many students say that the conjugations, the use of the verb to be, and the use of verbal periphrases are very difficult to learn. Real Academia Española (RAE) dictates the rules and standards of the Spanish language; it also indicates the correct …

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