Video: Different ways to say “time” in Spanish

time video thumbnail.pngThe word “time” in Spanish can be translated to Spanish in several different ways! This is a source of confusion for many of my students, so I made this video to explain which words to use depending on the intended meaning of “time” in different contexts.

Enjoy the video!

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¿Dónde están las suricatas? ¿Qué están haciendo?: Quick writing or conversation activity (estar) (presente progresivo) (preposiciones) (animales) (geografía)

¿Dónde están las suricatas?

¿Qué están haciendo?

suricatas

Ejemplos:

Una suricata está sobre la cabeza del fotógrafo.

Una suricata está encima de la cámara.

Una suricata está detrás de la cámara.

Las suricatas están jugando con el fotógrafo.

Las suricatas están examinando la cámara.

 

Errores comunes: Ending a phrase with a preposition in Spanish (video & handout)

Errores comunes Preposition End PhraseWho’s that present for? Who did you go to the movies with? Sure, grammar rules tell us not to end sentences with prepositions in English, but we hear it all of the time!

Spanish, on the other hand, is a different story. This contrast leads us to such mistakes as “*Quién es este regalo para?”

In this video lesson, I explain how to understand and fix the common error of ending phrases with prepositions in Spanish.

Want to test your knowledge before you get started? Here is a free handout:

HANDOUT: Errores comunes. Terminar una frase con una preposición

Try it before watching the video, try again after the lesson is finished, and then check the answer key!

ANSWER KEY Errores comunes. Terminar una frase con una preposición 

Enjoy the video!

Also, here is the lyric video for the song I mention in the video, “¿Con quién se queda el perro?” by Jesse &Joy.