Spanish grammar

These articles are about Spanish grammar. With these articles you can learn more about the basics of the Spanish language. Are you looking for information on verbs specifically? Check the articles on verbs and conjugations.

The Spanish alphabet is the same as the English. Some letters are originally not used, but are used for loanwords. Some letters don't exist in English but are used in Spanish. Spanish is a phonetic language which means there is a direct link between the written word and the pronunciation of it: What you read is what you speak. See the table with all the letters and their pronunciations...

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In Spanish the stress in words depends on how the word ends. If the word ends in an -s or an -n or a vowel, then the word stress is on the last but one syllable, otherwise on the last syllable. Syllables with an accent always have the stress. Read more for a more comprehensive explanation...

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This article is about numbers and counting in Spanish. Numbers are used to refer to amounts, numbers, time, date and years, etc. In this article you can learn the names of cardinal and ordinal numbers and how they are used.

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This article is about time. After reading this article you can ask, understand and tell what the time, day and date is. You also learn to refer to years and ages. In this article knowledge of numbers in Spanish is neccesary. Read on quickly, no time to waste! ;-)

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De prepositions por and para are often confused. In many cases both words can be translated as for. Yet there are important differences! In this article you can learn how to use these Spanish prepositions in the right way.

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