Marina Boschi

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Teacher of Spanish as a foreign language. Professor of Philosophy. University of Buenos Aires. Passions: I love writing.

Practice makes perfect

Some exercises for you, in the present tense: You just have to conjugate the verb. Ana (correr)………….. cada dos días en el parque de la esquina. (jugar/nosotros)…………… al fútbol el fin de semana. (ellos/hacer)…………….. una torta para la fiesta de Julia. Muero si (él/comer)……………. ese gusano. Todos los años (ustedes/viajar)…………… […]

Prepositions: “por” versus “para”. When to use “por”, when “para” in Spanish?

The prepositions  “PARA” and “POR” don´t have an exact translation into English. Here we explain you when to use each one. Hope it helps you to understand when to use “por”, when “para” in Spanish. PARA POR a.     Propósito/ objetivoLeo para aprender. Vine para trabajar. a.     Causa, razón, motivoNo vine por […]

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Dos escritores… dos épocas

Propuesta de ejercicio para aprender vocabulario a través de las poesías de dos grandes escritores españoles.   OLIVERIO GIRONDO (Buenos Aires, 1891 – 1967)   Nace Oliverio en Buenos Aires, un 17 de agosto de 1891, en una familia acomodada de ilustres antepasados. Su infancia transcurre en la capital argentina, […]

Pretérito indefinido or pretérito perfecto simple tense in Spanish (Preterite past tense in Spanish). Main irregular verbs: verbs which change their stem.

Pretérito indefinido or pretérito perfecto simple tense in Spanish (Preterite past tense in Spanish). Main irregular verbs: verbs which change their stem. For a grammar explanation of regular verbs in this tense, please see http://spanish-courses.com.ar/preterito-indefinido-o-preterito-perfecto-simple-regular-past-tense-spanish/ where the regular verb group endings are listed and there is also an exercise to […]