Spanish | English | Tener | to have | tengo | I have | tengo dieciséis años | I'm sixteen years old | yo no tengo mi tarea | I don't have my homework | ¿Quién tiene la tarea? | Who has the homework? | ¿Tiene Pedro la tarea? | Does Pedro have the homework? | venir | to come | vengo | I come | vengo de la escuela | I'm coming from school | no vengo a la casa | I'm not coming home | Pedro y María vienen a las tres de la tarde | Pedro and Maria come at 3:00 in the afternoon | María y yo venimos en cinco minutos | Maria and I are coming in five minutes | decir | to say | digo | I say | digo que Ana es inteligente | I say Ana is smart | yo no digo que no | I'm not saying no | ¿Quiénes dicen la verdad? | Who is telling the truth? | María dice su nombre | Maria says her name | poner | to put | pongo | I put | pongo mi libro en la mesa | I put my book on the table | Maria y tú ponen los libros en la mesa | Maria and you put the books on the table | ¿Qué pones en la mesa? | What are you puting on the table? | hacer | to do/make | hago | I do | hago la tarea | I do the homework | hago mucho ejercicio | I exercise a lot | ¿Qué hacen ustedes? | What are you guys doing? | hago | I make | hago un pastel | I make a cake | traer | to bring | yo traigo | I bring | traigo mi tarea a la clase | I bring my homework to class | María trae su tarea a la clase | Maria brings her homework to class | salir | to leave (depart) | yo salgo | I leave | salgo en quince minutes | I'm leaving in fifteen minutes | salgo de la escuela | I leave from school | no salgo a la una y media | I'm not leaving at 1:30 | ¿Quiénes salen ahora? | Who all are leaving now? | oír | to hear | oigo | I hear | oigo música | I hear music | ella oye todo | she hears everything | caer | to fall | caigo | I fall | caigo de mi silla | I fall from my chair | conocer | to know (familiar with) | conozco | I know | yo no conozco al presidente | I don't know the president. | Conozco Montreal bien. | I know Montreal well. | Ellos conocen la música latina | They know latin music | ¿A quién conoces en la clase? | Who do you know in the class? | Pedro y yo conocemos a María | Pedro and I know Maria | conducir | to drive | conduzco | I drive | conduzco a la escuela | I drive to…
À vs De
1 French prepositions
It is essential to understand the difference between the French prepositions à and de. The meaning of some verbs depends on whether you use à or de, while for other verbs, both prepositions may be used in the same sentence.
Verbs with different meanings with à and de
|décider à | |to persuade, convince |
|décider de | |to decide to |
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Synonyms: loud noise, bang, boom, crash, explosion, shot, noise, echo
Synonyms: give an account, state, describe, give details, testify, convey, inform, recount, tell, relate, narrate
Synonyms: show up, arrive, check in, register, present yourself, turn up
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1. noun (account) informe masculine
by journalist reportaje masculine
2. transitive verb facts informar
to authorities informar de, dar parte de
report a person…
Verb Tense Quiz
Fill in the corresponding blanks with the correct tense of the verb in parentheses.
In 1937, Vernon Rudolph (1 start) ____started_____ the Krispy Kreme Doughnut Company in North Carolina. He (2 buy) ________bought ______ a secret doughnut recipe from a French chef in New Orleans and then (3 open) _______________opened______ his first small doughnut shop. The doughnuts were small pieces of dough fried in oil and covered with a sweet glaze. Because people (4 tell) __________told_______…
bolster: TRANS VERB
to encourage or lend support to.
Syn: block, undermine
Her words bolstered me in those dark times.
liberal in giving; generous.
Ant: niggardly, stingy
Matt's bountiful compliments to his teachers on a daily basis made him a favorite on the team
disclose: TRANS VERB
to make known; reveal
Ant: conceal, hide, suppress
The reporter was unwilling to disclose the name of her source.…
We had just had dinner and a storm just appeared out of nowhere. Then sister one and sister two came with them and I should have figured that it was going to be them because they bring trouble wherever they go. When they have arrived they are like yo yo yo what up brosive. I always knew that they were watching me do other stuff. They have warned me to be good and I did not listen and now the clown trucks are going to take me away.
When the storm has started I was just getting done with dinner…
regular verbs “El Pretérito”
Ar VerbsDrop AR replace with:
Have the same endings!
Yo - é
Tú - aste
Ud. - ó
El / ella -ó
Yo - í
Tú - iste
Ud. - ió
Yo caminé por la playa
Nosotros cantamos mucho.
Bailaron la salsa.
Nosotros - imos
Vosotros - isteis
Uds. - ieron
ellos/ellas - ieron
Yo leí un libro –
Nosotros comimos pizza.
Ella ecribió un email.
Paraguayan – paraguayo
Peruvian – peruano
Venezuelan – venezolano
Uruguyaan – uruguayo
material; expressing your ‘stance’
When you refer to other people’s words or ideas you use ‘referring verbs’:
Smith (2007) asserts that branding has become a part of everyday life.
Ford (2010) denies that the role of management has changed the last 100 years.
These results are supported by Arnold’s study (2008).
Addams (2003) reports that most teenagers spend 3-5 hours a day online.
The verb you choose, however, can tell the reader
the position of the writer whose ideas you are using, AND…
Translation / definition
Part of speech
to tell sb what you think they should do in a particular
a list of items to be discussed at a meeting
determined to be successful, rich, powerful, etc
quick at learning and understanding things
meant to be kept secret and not told to or shared with
to state or show that sth is definitely true or correct…