One of the big differences between English and Spanish is word order, which is the order that we say, or write words. Different languages have different ideas about this. We look at some of the basic points and problems to remember.
Are you OK? Do you need a helping hand? This month Phil Stoneman looks at how to form questions in English.
Translation can be difficult, but these little tricks and similarities can help you move between Spanish and English with ease.
In the first of two articles on letter writing, we look at writing in formal English. A difficult part of language learning is formality. It’s easy to chat with friends, but that’s not always an appropriate way to talk to everybody. Whether on email or snail mail, it’s important to be able to use formal language. Oliver Pritchard looks at some do’s and don’ts of formal communication.
If you think you already know your English adverbs from your adjectives, skip straight to the quiz – otherwise learn more about this handy language construct with Phil Stoneman’s guide.
Get to grips with wordplay as Oliver Pritchard takes things in a pun direction with some light-hearted language learning.
Research shows that mispronunciation accounts for about two-thirds of communication breakdowns. So this month Oliver Pritchard shows you how to work on those all too difficult vowel sounds.
Can you use modal verbs correctly, or might you make a mistake? Follow our guide and you should be perfect.
Making comparisons is as important as any other aspect of language. In this edition, we look at different ways to compare one thing to another in English.
If you’ve been told you should never translate when learning English, forget it…instead use your Spanish efficiently and smartly.