Clauses

Spanish clausesA clause is a grammatical unit of meaning containing, at minimum, a subject and verb. There are three different types of clauses.

   

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo vocabulary
Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexico’s victory over France during the Battle of Puebla in 1862, which stopped the French army’s advance into the country and unified Mexico.

   

Spanish Terms in English

Spanish in English
The Spanish language has contributed numerous terms to English. Spanish is a Latin language, so many of these terms come ultimately from Latin, while others are from various Native American or African languages.

   

Passover

Spanish Passover vocabulary
The Jewish festival of Passover lasts for seven or eight days sometime in March or April. It begins on the 15th of Nisan, the first month in the Hebrew calendar.

Passive Reflexive

Spanish passive reflexiveThe passive reflexive construction is a way to avoid naming the subject of a verb’s action without using the dreaded passive voice.

Hacer Expressions

Hacer - Spanish expressions
The Spanish verb hacer, “to make” or “to do,” is found in many essential and idiomatic expressions, including to to be hot, to pay attention, and to run an errand. Learn these and dozens of other Spanish expressions featuring hacer.