One way that you can describe flavors in Spanish is to use the word “de”. These work well for ice cream, pizza, popsicles, soup, flavored waters, juice, and more.
Cognates are the words that are very similar in more than one language (in this case we are comparing English and Spanish). This video gives you over 82 cognates and close cognates that you can learn. these are a quick and easy way to increase your vocabulary in a new language. Watch the video and see how many of the words you could guess correctly.
I also have a Google Slides activity with the cognates and a printable version that you can purchase in my Teachers Pay Teachers Store. The printable version is perfect for making flashcards or to make a Cognate Word Wall for your classroom. These resources are great for any age of learner. Use them for your classroom or homeschool instruction. If you are learning Spanish on your own, use these with the video to help reinforce your learning.
Get ready for April Fool’s Day with these jokes for kids in Spanish. Jokes are a bit difficult in a new language. See if you can understand these.
Here is a short video with some useful phrases to know in English and Spanish.
Do you know what sound each letter makes in the Spanish alphabet? Watch this video and learn the Spanish alphabet sounds. I’ll also cover some sounds that give native English speakers problems.
Let’s learn some of the opposite words in Spanish and English.
Articles, according to Grammarly, are the words that define a noun as specific or unspecific. In English, the definite article is the, and the indefinite articles are a/an/some. We use these words everyday, but we sometimes don’t know their function in a sentence.
In Spanish the articles are a bit different. There is both a singular and plural form as well as a masculine and feminine form.
This video gives more information and some practice exercises:
One of the most difficult topics in learning Spanish is learning when to use the correct genders for different nouns. Each noun in Spanish is either masculine or feminine and needs the correct articles (el or la). This can also change the adjectives used to describe the nouns. But before we get into all of that, how can you tell whether the noun is masculine or feminine. This video will explain some of the basic rules and will give some tips on correct usage of gender in Spanish.
This concept is a little difficult for native English speakers. There are actually four separate pronouns in Spanish for the English pronoun you.
Watch this video for a detailed explanation and some tips on when to use the formal or the informal pronouns.