EDUCATION

Suffixes

March 1st, 2020|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

The force of logic tells me that we must move on to Suffixes this month, although I daren’t even look at how many there really are. I think for now we’ll [...]

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List of other Prefixes

February 1st, 2020|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

This subject of prefixes is beginning to take me over.  After limiting myself to two of them last month and only choosing very few examples of each, I have now discovered [...]

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Prefixes – CON and CONTRA

January 1st, 2020|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

As you may have noticed by now, I find words themselves fascinating.  I am not an expert in the origins of words, (more like an enthusiastic amateur), which means that I [...]

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Prefixes – DES

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

I thought we could start having a look at Prefixes this month.  No, these are not anything to do with keeping your dentures in place, although that is a good idea [...]

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Possessives – questions. Word Order.

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

We have now spent two months on the subject of ‘Possessives’, but we are still missing one thing which is how to ask the question “Whose is this?” or “Whose are [...]

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Possessive Pronouns

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

We were looking at ‘possessives’ last month and we haven’t quite finished with them yet.  To be more specific, we went through Possessive Adjectives and this is what we found out [...]

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Possessive Adjectives

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

We seem to be having quite a good run on the ‘little words’ which students have told me over the years are what trouble them most.  To be honest, some of [...]

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Prepositions – time and place

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

This month it’s the turn of prepositions – yet another member of that large family of words.  As usual it is quite clear what these are by their name.  They are [...]

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Adverbs of Manner

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

This month we are going to look at how to say ‘–ly’ in Spanish, as in ‘happy – happily’, ‘quiet – quietly’, ‘fortunate – fortunately’ and so on. When we add [...]

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