Below, you will find many grammar topics explained in detail with examples and exercises to practice. These can be extremely helpful for a quick lesson or an easy review. Choose one of these more popular topics, or continue below for many others.
- Ser and Estar - They both mean "to be," but have very different uses!
- All about "gustar - to like", compilation of lessons, flashcards, forum threads
- Para and Por - What's the difference in these 2 prepositions that mean "for"?
- Useful Spanish expressions Phone calls, texting, starting a conversation
- Accents - When do you put those funny marks over which letters?
- Gender - How can a noun be masculine or feminine?
- Definite Articles - Why do you put "el" and "la" in front of all the nouns?
- Personal Pronouns - What's the difference in "tú" and "usted"? When do I use "vosotros"?
- Personal "a"
- Prepositions - How can one word mean "in," "on," and "at"?
- The Spanish Sounds
- The Alphabet
- Accents (tildes)
- Syllables - How to Divide Spanish Words
- Personal (Subject) Pronouns (yo, tú, él, etc.)
- Direct Object Pronouns (me, te, lo, la, etc.)
- Indirect Object Pronouns (me, te, le, etc.)
- Object Pronouns Together (me la, se los, etc.)
- Direct and Indirect Object Pronoun Practice (CalvoViejo)
- Demonstrative Pronouns (ése, ésta, aquél)
- Possessive Pronouns (el mío, la tuya, etc.)
- Relative Pronouns (que, cual, quien, cuyo)
- Reflexive Pronouns (me, te, se, nos, os, se)
- Reciprocal Pronouns (nos, os, se)
- Atonic Pronouns - combining pronouns and verbs
- Impersonal Se
- Passive Se
- Use of SE
- Transitive and Intransitive Constructions (se)
- Verbs and Pronouns: Transitive? Reflexive? Pronominal?
- Descriptive Adjectives
- Short Form Adjectives (buen, primer, algún)
- Colours (used as adjectives or nouns)
- Comparisons (más que, menos que)
- Demonstrative Adjectives (ese, este, aquel)
- Possessive Adjectives (mi, tu, su, etc.)
- Cardinal Numbers (uno, dos, tres, etc.)
- Ordinal Numbers (primero, segundo, tercero, etc.)
- Prepositions (a, en, de)
- Adverbs (suavemente, felicemente, etc.)
- Negative and Indefinite Words (nadie, nunca, alguien, siempre, etc.)
- Alguno vs. Algo - Adjective, Pronoun, or Adverb?
- Question Words (¿qué?, ¿cómo?, ¿dónde?, etc.)
- ¿Qué es...? vs. ¿Cuál es...?
- Exclamatory Words (¡qué!, ¡cómo!, ¡cuánto!, etc.)
- Ir vs Irse (to go or to leave)
- ir vs irse example sentences
- Para and Por
- Ser and Estar
- Ser and Estar (version 2)
- Periphrasis/Perífrasis verbal
- False Cognates/False Friends
updated ABR 26, 2012
edited by 00494d19