Let's start off with the vocab words in this skill!
Here are some the fantastic phrases used in this skill!
|He's a dog.|
|He's a cat.|
|I'm a man.|
|I'm a woman.|
|You're a man.|
|You're a woman.|
|He's a man.|
|She's a woman.|
Ready to review the grammar introduced in this skill? Let's get to it!
Subject pronouns are pronouns that identify who or what is performing the action of a verb.
Let's take a look at the Spanish subject pronouns introduced in this skill.
- It isn't necessary to capitalize yo in Spanish unless it is the first word in a sentence.
- Tú is written with a tilde (a written accent) over the u.
While subject pronouns can be used to replace a person's name, many native speakers of Spanish rarely use them at all. This is because Spanish verb endings tell you who the subject is. Take a look at the following examples:
The first example includes the subject pronoun yo (I), while the second example omits it...but both are equally valid ways to say I'm Raquel in Spanish!
Artículos(articles) are small functional words that go before a noun to tell us if the noun we are referring to is general or specific. In this skill, you learned two indefinite articles that translates as a or an. Let's take a look!
Did you notice that the h in hola is silent? Good! The letter h is almost always silent in Spanish. It's only not silent in words adopted from other languages, like Hawái(Hawaii), or when it comes after the letter c, like in chipotle(chipotle) .
For now, just remember not to pronounce the h in hola!