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So far Gerardo has created 11 blog entries.

noviembre 2017

Time expressions with ‘hacer’

Autor: | 2017-11-18T22:47:31+00:00 18/11/17|English, Gramática, Grammar, Tiempos verbales|

Hello all!

I cannot believe that I am asking this after all the years that I have spent studying Spanish, but here goes!

What is the difference in aspect and or meaning between the following:

1. Hace mucho que no te veo.


Hace mucho que no te he visto.

2. Hace mucho que no te escribo.


Hace mucho que no te he escrito.


Hacer + que + present tense Spanish verb (used to express an action which started in the past and continues into the present, and which equates the English ‘for’ + the present perfect)  is one of the most basic concepts/expressions and every beginner learns […]

junio 2017

febrero 2017

Counting on your fingers

Autor: | 2017-02-08T22:12:10+00:00 08/02/17|Cultura, Culture, traditions and customs|

So, here is a cultural question. I’ve seen various videos on YouTube but I cannot find a consensus.

When you count on your fingers, how do you do it — and what country are you in? (I am particularly interested in how it is done in Spain.) Which finger do you start with? And what is the sequence? I know that this differs from country to country.

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agosto 2016

Ordering a pizza for delivery

Autor: | 2016-08-30T17:59:18+00:00 29/08/16|Translations, Vocabulary|

Hello again!

Well, I have searched various sites and pages on the internet and have found any number of “answers” to my question. Maybe it has to do with regional differences or maybe you just can’t trust anything you read on the internet, but each one says that the other is incorrect.

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