Hot Spanish Language & Culture How-Tos

How To: Say the numbers 1-15 in Spanish

Check out this Spanish language tutorial that demonstrates how to pronounce the numbers oen through fifteen in Spanish. In this language lesson, learn how to say the numbers 1-15 in Spanish. Practice your Spanish language skills with this instructional video and improve your understanding of the numbers 1-15 in Spanish.

How To: Use Spanish verb "ir"

Larry Keim, the host of "Rolling R's", teaches Junior High School Spanish in Mesa, Arizona. He has a passion for Spanish, and he's created this video podcast to give away Spanish lessons for free. In this lession, Larry shows how to use the Spanish verb “ir” that is pronounced like “ear” and means “to go.”

How To: Use the antes de and despues de verbs in Spanish

In this tutorial, we learn how to speak Spanish: Antes de / despues de + verb. If you want to say "I eat breakfast before I go to school" you will say "yo desayuno antes de ir a la escuela". You will change a verb in the phrase depending on where it is placed in the sentence. If you change this same example sentence around, it will sound different in the Spanish version of the same exact sentence than the original. To express the opposite idea, you will change the end of the verb to state the...

How To: Compliment a person's cooking in Spanish

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to complement someone's cooking in perfect Spanish: "El comida esta delisiosa." Interested in learning Spanish but haven't got the time to take a weekly class? No problemo! The Internet is awash in free, high-quality video lessons like this one. For more information, and to get started using this phrase yourself, watch this helpful video guide for Spanish students.

How To: Ask how much something costs in Spanish

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask how much something costs in perfect Spanish. Interested in learning Spanish but haven't got the time to take a weekly class? No problemo! The Internet is awash in free, high-quality video lessons like this one. For more information, and to get started using this phrase yourself, watch this helpful video guide for Spanish students.

How To: Say "excuse me" in perfect Spanish ("Perdon")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to beg someone's pardon in Spanish: "Perdon." Interested in learning Spanish but haven't got the time to take a weekly class? No problemo! The Internet is awash in free, high-quality video lessons like this one. For more information, and to get started using this phrase yourself, watch this helpful video guide for Spanish students.

How To: Ask where the bathroom is in Spanish

If you're going to know any one phrase in a foreign language, "Where's the bathroom?" might be among the most useful. In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask where you can find a toilet: "¿Dónde está el baño?" For more information, including a full overview of the proper rhythm and pronunciation, and to get started using this handy phrase yourself, watch this Spanish tutorial.

How To: Talk about your daily routine in Spanish

In this video, we learn how to talk about your daily routine in Spanish. First, you need to learn common expressions about doing things. The key verbs that talk about your typical routine include: "despertarse" (to wake up), "levantarse" (to get up), "banarse" (to bathe), and "ducharse" (to shower). These are just a few of the verbs you can use for your daily routine. Other activities include: "estudiar" (study), "cenar" (to have dinner), and "acostarse" (to go to bed). Make sure if you are u...

How To: Say the numbers 0-39 in Spanish

Check out this Spanish language video that shows you how to say the numbers zero through thirty-nine. In this language lesson, review the numbers 1-15 in Spanish from the prior video and then add the numbers 0 and 16-39. Forgive the repetition in this video, but that's the best way to learn a new language. So practice your Spanish language skills and improve your understanding of the numbers 0-39 in Spanish.

How To: Use the phrase "I like" or "me gusta" in Spanish

In this video, we learn how to speak Spanish: "me gusta" (I like). First, you will need to learn how to form sentences. After saying "me gusta", you will need to say a verb that you like to do. These include: "nadar" (to swim), "practicar deportes" (to practice sports), and "estudiar" (to study). These are just a few of the many words you can use for verbs. An example of a sentence would be "me gusta tocar la guitarra" (I like to play guitar). If you would like to say you don't like to do som...

How To: Ask someone how they are doing in Spanish

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask how someone is in perfect Spanish: "¿Cómo estás?" Interested in learning Spanish but haven't got the time to take a weekly class? No problemo! The Internet is awash in free, high-quality video lessons like this one. For more information, and to get started using this phrase yourself, watch this helpful video guide for Spanish students.

How To: Pronounce Spanish words

Spanish is the biggest and most used language, right next to English. It's even one of the six official languages of the United Nations. Make sure you're up to date and bypass the language barrier. Learn to speak Spanish phonetically. With these 35 videos from WatchMojo, you'll be speaking Spanish in no time. Translate English words into Spanish!

How To: Use indirect objects & object pronouns in Spanish

In this video, we learn how to use indirect objects & object pronouns in Spanish. When you have a noun that is coming after a pronoun, you will have to change the first word that comes after it. If you are saying "yo compro", then you will use "las" after this, to describe the pronoun that you are purchasing. Indirect objects answer the question of who or what. If you want to say "I buy the flowers for you" you would say "Yo compro las flores para ti". Use these simple rules while speaking Sp...

How To: Use the Spanish words "muy" and "mucho" properly

Learning to differentiate between common nearly synonymous words in a foreign language is one of the biggest challenges inherent in learning another language. Here, Spanish instructor Professor Jason breaks down the difference between the Spanish words "muy" and "mucho". While these both seem like they mean "more" to many English speakers, one is actually an adverb and the other an adjective, so using them interchangeably can be a major mistake. Many examples and a quiz are included in the vi...

How To: Understand subject pronouns in Spanish

In this video, we learn how to understand subject pronouns in Spanish. Subject pronouns are pronouns that stand in for the person that is going to carry out the action in the sentence. In English, sentence pronouns are things like "I", "you", "he", "she", "we", and "you guys". In Spanish, pronouns change to "yo", "tu", "usted", "el", "ella", "nosotros", and more. Whenever you talk about a verb in a sentence, it will change what the subject pronoun is and how it's said in the sentence. Make su...

How To: Ask someone what his or her name is in Spanish

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask how someone what his or her name is in perfect Spanish. Interested in learning Spanish but haven't got the time to take a weekly class? No problemo! The Internet is awash in free, high-quality video lessons like this one. For more information, and to get started using this phrase yourself, watch this helpful video guide for Spanish students.

How to Speak Spanish: Reflexive verbs & stem changers

In this video, learn about los verbos relexivos. Some examples of daily use actions: Yo me cepillo los dientes. This means I brush my teeth. For most beginning students of Spanish, one of the hardest things to understand is verbs. That’s because verbs in Spanish act differently than verbs in English. There are many Spanish verbs (like ser and estar) that convey distinctions in meanings that don’t exist in English. You’ll discover tenses (like the subjunctive) that you never knew existed. Stra...

How To: Pronounce basic greetings in Spanish

Check out this Spanish language tutorial video that shows you some basic conversational phrases in Spanish. This instructional language video teaches you how to say and pronounce some basic greetings in Spanish. Learn the correct grammar for these words and phrases and improve your Spanish language skills by watching this how to video!

How To: Use the present tense of -AR verbs in Spanish

In this video, we learn how to speak Spanish: Present tense of -AR verbs (tu form). When you are speaking with "ar" verbs, you will have to change them depending on who you are talking about. You will also have to change if you are talking about yourself and depending on what the tenses are. If you are talking about yourself drawing, you would say "yo dibujo", which means "I draw". You will say "tu dibujas" if you are saying "you draw" to a group of people. Learn some common "ar" verbs, then ...

How To: Use the entes de and después de verbs in Spanish

In this video, we learn how to speak Spanish: Antes de / DespuŽs de + verbs. When you say "antes de" this means before and "despues de" means after. Saying these in sentences can help describe doing something at a specific time. The formula for this is to have the "antes/despues de" + an infinitive. Learning some basic reflexives can help you describe what you are doing. For example, "levantarse" means to get up. You will change the tense of the verb depending on when you did it, then change ...

How To: Discuss future plans in Spanish

This lively video explains how to discuss future plans in Spanish. Professor Jason explains that it's not that difficult for English people learning Spanish as the same construction is used for 'going to'. There is also a separate future tense, using one set of endings that you simply add to the infinitive, but adding a stress on the final syllable, except for the first person plural. Of course, it's not quite so simple with irregular verbs, which have a special stem which has to be learned b...

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