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Continuing with our ‘past continuous’ theme

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

Continuing with our ‘past continuous’ theme, we have now resolved all possible doubts regarding –ar verbs in this tense, as they all behave in exactly the same way.  Sometimes there just [...]

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Gentilicios

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

There are certain things which translate fairly easily from one language to another and others which are more typical of one language than another.  Something which exists in English, but is [...]

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Absolute Superlatives

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

What we are going to look at this month follows directly on from our previous articles about the bits you tack onto the beginnings and ends of words.   This is [...]

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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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