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December 7, 2018

How Would Michelle Obama Speak of Becoming, in Spanish?

Michelle Obama’s recent autobiography serves as a welcome point of departure for exploring how translators and interpreters deal with the English verb to become as well […]
December 14, 2018

Get a Hand-up on Helping Verbs in Spanish – Part 1 of 2

This Tip for the Week is the first in a two-part series introducing readers to helping verbs in Spanish, more technically known as auxiliary or modal […]
May 12, 2019

How to Answer the Question: “Where Do I Put Object Pronouns?”

Even after many English-speaking students of Spanish have learned the forms of and the grammatical functions of object pronouns, and understand the notions they convey, they […]
June 2, 2019

For Teachers: Adjective Placement in Spanish

This Tip for the Week is for teachers who teach lower-level Spanish classes to native speakers of English, whether at the secondary or post-secondary level. This […]
June 11, 2019

Comparatives in Spanish – Part 1 of 4: Equality

In Spanish, there are three grades of comparison: Equality, Inequality and Superlative, and an absolute superlative. This Tip for the Week is the first in a […]
June 17, 2019

Comparatives in Spanish – Part 2 of 4: Inequality

As noted in last week’s Tip for the Week, there are three grades of comparison in Spanish: Equality, Inequality and Superlative, and an absolute superlative. This […]
July 3, 2019

The Spanish Superlative Degree of Comparison

As noted in recent Tips for the Week, there are three grades of comparison in Spanish: Equality, Inequality and Superlative, and an absolute superlative. This Tip […]