7 Spanish Tutorials

These Spanish tutorials are written by experienced educators, all of whom also offer private tutoring lessons. Get the Spanish help you need, whether through these tutorials or through private tutoring lessons.

Noun/Adjective Agreement

All nouns and adjectives in Spanish have a gender: masculine and feminine. All nouns in Spanish have an article in front of them to determine the gender. Adjectives go after the nouns and must agree with the article. El is a masculine article and it means the. For example El chico = The boy. La…

spanish letters ll and rr

Have you ever wondered if the letters of the alphabet in Spanish are the same as the English alphabet? Well, almost, because the Spanish alphabet has extra letters. Here are two examples on why the Spanish language is different than English:

Using the Subjunctive in Noun Clauses

Out of the three moods in Spanish (indicative, subjunctive, and imperative), the subjunctive mood can be one of the hardest to understand. While the most commonly used mood, the indicative, expresses certainty and fact, the subjunctive mood does the opposite–expressing doubt and uncertainty. The subjunctive appears in noun, adjective, and adverb clauses. Noun Clause -…

Conjugation -ER vs -IR

Sometimes students get confused with conjugations since there are three main verb endings in Spanish: -ar, -er, -ir The -ar verbs seem not to get in the way as much, so at the moment we will focus on -er vs. -ir.

Tips for the AP Spanish Language and Culture test

There are so many elements to the Spanish language that it’s difficult to guess what graders will focus on. In addition, “culture” is so broad that it’s hard to know where to begin.

How to pronounce the Spanish alphabet

Every good introduction to language starts with the alphabet. As simple as this concept sounds, it is the key to starting to read, and thus gaining proficiency, in the language. Learning the alphabet will not only aid in the understanding of Spanish, but also the understanding of Romance languages (e.g. French, Spanish, Italian) in general…

Conjugating any verb in the Imperfect Subjunctive

This is a tense usually introduced in high schools at around level 3 or 4 and is one of the simpler tenses to conjugate as no verb forms it irregularly, i.e. once the pattern is learned, it is smooth sailing from there. Step-by-step are given below.