Elizabeth Zackheim Tuesday July 20 3:51pm One thing that can be a bit of a curve ball for the beginning Spanish learner is that certain expressions use the verb tener (to have), in places where English would use the verb “to be”. For example, to say things like “I am 25 years old” or “I... Continue Reading →
What is the difference between ser and estar?
By Elizabeth Zackheim June 21st 8:21 am Ser? Estar? ¡Ay caramba! One of the first challenges you bump into when studying Spanish is how to tackle ser versus estar. The bad news is they both translate as "to be" in English so that makes things a little spicy. The good news? Knowing nothing, you've got... Continue Reading →