EDUCATION

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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Conjunctions – and, but, or etc.

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

Conjunctions – and, but, or etc. After the minor complications of the last few articles, I have decided to return to something much more straightforward to give all our brains a [...]

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Direct Object Pronouns – examples

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

Well I’m quite pleased with myself because I’ve managed to explain to my own satisfaction the meaning and use of the direct object pronoun in Spanish, which is no small task. [...]

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Direct Object Pronouns – use of ‘le’ and ‘les’

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

At present we are looking at an area of Spanish language which is basic, but at the same time rather fiddly. It is one of those areas where we really do [...]

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