Quick answer
"Of" is a preposition which is often translated as "de", and "as well as" is a phrase which is often translated as "además de". Learn more about the difference between "of" and "as well as" below.
of(
uhv
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (indicating possession)
a. de
The wings of an eagle can span eight feet.Las alas de un águila se extienden hasta ocho pies.
2. (descriptive)
a. de
It is a question of ethics.Es una cuestión de ética.
3. (indicating material)
a. de
This chair is made of oak.Esta silla es de roble.
4. (indicating distance)
a. de
She walked a distance of three miles.Caminó una distancia de tres millas.
5. (indicating location)
a. de
The Caribbean coast of Mexico is the best location for snorkeling.La costa caribeña de México es el mejor lugar para bucear con esnórquel.
6. (indicating content)
a. de
Can you get me a bottle of water?¿Me traes una botella de agua?
7. (among)
a. de
One of the students in my group got lost.Uno de los estudiantes de mi grupo se perdió.
8. (toward)
a. hacia
He made no effort to hide his hatred of the invaders.No hizo ningún esfuerzo por ocultar su odio hacia los invasores.
b. por
We shared a love of music.Compartíamos un amor por la música.
9. (indicating time)
a. menos
I need to be at the office at a quarter of seven.Tengo que estar en la oficina a las siete menos cuarto.
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as well as(
ahz
 
wehl
 
ahz
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (aditionally)
a. además de
The restaurant serves sushi as well as Chinese food.El restaurante sirve sushi además de comida china.
b. al igual que
I love to sing as well as dance.Me encanta cantar al igual que bailar.
c. y también
She saw his most recent movie, as well as a play he had been in.Ella vio su película más reciente, y también una obra teatral en la que había actuado.
2. (in comparisons)
a. tan bien como
I could never play soccer as well as my brother can. Nunca pude jugar al fútbol tan bien como puede mi hermano.
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