Jane Cronin’s Step by Step Spanish

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Short Text and Translation

December 1st, 2021|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

We normally just do a few bits of grammar and learn a few verbs etc, but this month I thought you would appreciate some ‘proper’ Spanish with its translation. I wrote [...]

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More Verbs That Work Like ‘Gustar’

November 1st, 2021|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

‘back to front’ compared to English, following the pattern of me gusta which translates as ‘I like it, I like him, I like her’, but literally means ‘it, he, she pleases [...]

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Verbs that work like ‘gustar’

October 1st, 2021|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

Following on from me gusta, (I like it’ and literally translated as ‘it pleases me’), it is important to realize that we can change this verb in all the usual ways. [...]

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Uses Of ‘Gustar’

September 1st, 2021|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

We’ve spent quite a long time talking about Reflexive Verbs, so I’m now going to leave the subject alone for a while and briefly look at something that a lot of [...]

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Translations and Comments

August 1st, 2021|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

We finished the last lesson with some sentences which you were supposed to be looking at for this month.  It’s no good hunting around for them now – they went in [...]

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Jane Cronin’s Step by Step Spanish July 2021

July 1st, 2021|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

We have spent a few months now laying the foundations for understanding Reflexive Verbs and I did mention the obvious fact early on that whatever applies to the Present Tense, applies [...]

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