How to remember in Spanish acordarse vs recordar

Acordar, acordarse and recordar Sometimes it’s difficult to know the difference between the verbs acordar, acordarse and recordar so I hope that this short lesson will help.   Acordar = to agree No estoy de acuerdo.    I don’t agree.   Acordarse (de) = to recall, remember ¿Te acuerdas de ella?   Do you remember her? NB: … Read more

Spanish Pronominal Verbs (sometimes aka Reflexive Verbs)

Have you ever seen those funny looking verbs that appear in the dictionary with a ‘se’ tacked on the end of them?  If you would like to know more about what makes them special, how to conjugate and use them then this little book is just for you.  They are called pronominal verbs and they … Read more

Qué vs Cuál

¿Qué? vs ¿Cuál?   These words can cause a bit of confusion as they are both question words (when they have accents) and can both be translated as ‘what’ or ‘which’ depending on the construction of the sentence. NB: if these words don’t have accents they are relative pronouns and will be translated as ‘which’ or … Read more


    YO, ME, MI & MÍ   Do you sometimes get confused between ‘yo’, ‘me’, ‘mi’ and ‘mí’?   Here’s a quick guide to what they all are and how they work:     Yo = I, the subject of a sentence. Yo no quiero ir.    I don’t want to go.   Me … Read more

Advanced Spanish Lessons

  Click on the following links to tackle our advanced Spanish lessons   Ser Vs Estar ¡Pongámonos Mandones! – Let’s Get Bossy with Spanish Commands (imperative) Si Clauses and Como Si used with the Spanish indicative or the subjunctive mood Aunque + Subjunctive or Indicative Ser & Estar In The Past – Era, fue, estuvo, estaba