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Direct Object Pronouns continued

March 1st, 2019|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

We are moving forward with our explanation of Direct Object Pronouns, so let’s take as our starting point the sentence we looked at last month: El niño lee el libro. The [...]

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Direct Object Pronouns

February 1st, 2019|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

Quite a few months ago I wrote a couple of articles about Direct Object Pronouns, using as examples the words ‘lo’, ‘la’, ‘los’ and ‘las’ meaning ‘it’ and ‘them’.  We saw [...]

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Disjunctive Pronouns

January 1st, 2019|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

We are now going to look at some things called Disjunctive Pronouns.  I know the name sounds rather like an eye infection, but please stay with me for a while.  Grammar [...]

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Ningún, Ninguno, Ninguna

December 1st, 2018|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

Ningún, Ninguno, Ninguna Despite the joys of living in sunny Spain we are still learning about being negative in Spanish.  Last month we looked at ‘never’, ‘no-one and ‘nothing’, with [...]

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Never, No-0ne, Nothing

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

Hello again!  Well we are now going to have a break from verbs.  “What?”  I hear you say.  You mean there are other things in Spanish apart from verbs?  Indeed [...]

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Jane Cronin’s “Step by Step Spanish”

October 1st, 2018|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

Use of Ser and Estar part 3 We’ll start off this month by reiterating the difference between the use of ‘ser’ and ‘estar’, namely that ‘ser’ describes ‘who’ and ‘what’ [...]

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Uses of Ser and Estar part 2

September 1st, 2018|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

Uses of Ser and Estar part 2 We ended the last article on this definition of the uses of ‘ser’ and ‘estar’. Estar refers to ‘how’ and ‘where’ Ser refers [...]

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Uses of Ser and Estar

August 1st, 2018|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

It appears that I committed myself rather foolishly to writing about the uses of SER and ESTAR this month.  I would now quite like to change my mind, but as [...]

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Irregular verbs ‘ir’ and ‘haber’

July 1st, 2018|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

It’s amazing really just how much hard work the Present Simple Tense is in Spanish.   It’s for that reason that I like to tackle a few other tenses and [...]

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