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November 15, 2018

When to Use Pero, Sino and Sino que

Both pero and sino translate into English as but, however, their usage is not interchangeable.  Let’s start with pero. The word pero, meaning but, is an […]
November 23, 2018

The Use of Written Accent Marks in Spanish

Many students of Spanish and even native speakers of Spanish do not know when to place a written accent on certain Spanish words.  This Tip for […]
November 29, 2018

How to Tame Spanish’s Compound Tenses

The compound tenses, as they are often called because they are two-word tenses as opposed to the one-word conjugated verbs, which are called simple tenses.  The […]
December 22, 2018

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

Some frequently encountered Spanish helping verbs deviate slightly from the simple pattern of verb-plus-infinitive construction you read about in the previous Tip for the Week.  This […]