Hot Spanish Language & Culture How-Tos

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: Tell someone what your name is in Spanish ("Me llamo")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to introduce yourself to someone in perfect Spanish: "Me llamo ..." 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: 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: 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: 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 something is in perfect Spanish

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask "where?" or "¿dónde?" 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 someone please in perfect Spanish ("Por favor")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say and pronounce the Spanish words for please: "Por favor." 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 the alphabet in Spanish

Check out this Spanish language video that shows you how to say the alphabet in Spanish. This language lesson goes over el alfabeto and works specifically on correctly pronouncing the Spanish vowels. Learn the word murcielago to practice pronouncing all the vowels in one word. Practice and improve your Spanish skills with this instructional language video.

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: 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 the subjunctive with verbs of volition in Spanish

In this video, we learn how to speak Spanish: Subjunctive with verbs of volition. Volition is requests when someone asks, needs, or wants something. To form these, you must first take the "yo" form and remove the final "o". Then, you will add in the opposite vowel endings. For example, with "yo hablo" you would say, "yo hable" or "hables". This will change if you are talking about a group of people, one person, or a formal group of people. A verb with the "er" ending will change to "a" or "es...

How To: Say hello to someone in Spanish

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask how to say the Spanish word for hello: "¡Hola!"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: Understand vowels and vowel sounds in Spanish

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand vowels and vowel sounds in Spanish. To best understand how to say the vowel sounds in Spanish, you will want to listen to a native speaker saying different words. Take some of the words that you might think sound the same, but are completely different. These words can use the same vowels but have a different sound because of the pronunciation that is associated with them. Start to practice the vowels out one by one, then start to use them in words ...

How To: Use personal pronouns in Spanish

Check out this Spanish language video that demonstrates how to use the personal pronouns in Spanish. In this instructional language video, learn about the personal pronouns (I, you, he, she, we, they) in Spanish. Practice your Spanish language skills with this how to video and improve your understanding of the personal pronouns in Spanish.

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: 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...

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: 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: 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.

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