Blog Archives

Direct and indirect speech

In the direct speech, the speaker verbatim reports a message. In the indirect speech the speaker reports the

Consulta más en Types of sentences

Subordinate substantive clauses

In the compound clause, the subordinate substantive clauses perform the same functions than the noun in the simple

Consulta más en Types of sentences

Cuanto and tanto: relatives

Cuanto, cuanta, cuantos and cuantas formal may be relatives: some times pronouns and others determiners. Always introduce formal

Consulta más en Types of sentences

Adjectival or relative subordinate clauses

The adjectival clauses modify nouns or pronouns of the main clauseas an adjective would do it. These clauses

Consulta más en Types of sentences

Cuánto, cuán: exclamation and interrogation

1 Cuánto and cuán are adverbs, they mean en alto grado, mucho and they are used in exclamations

Consulta más en Types of sentences

Exclamation

1 The exclamation is between marks ¡! and expresses surprise, admiration or anger. ¡Bien! ¡Bravo! ¡Olé! Sometimes the

Consulta más en Types of sentences

Interrogation: subject position

1 The subject is usually behind the verb. ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto? ¿Todavía no ha

Consulta más en Types of sentences

Interrogation

In Spanish interrogative pronouns, adjectives and adverbs may be used to build a question, or without them, simply

Consulta más en Types of sentences

Conditional: types of conditional clauses

1 Type 1 The conditional clauses of the type 1 follow this pattern and express a fulfilled condition.

Consulta más en Types of sentences

Reflexive and reciprocal verbs

1 The typical reflexive verbs are those which subject performs and undergoes the action of the verb. Yo

Consulta más en Types of sentences