Tips to improve your Spanish pronunciation by a private Spanish tutor in NYC.

Simple tips to improve your Spanish pronunciation.

Spanish is a language that is quite literal in its pronunciation. All the vowels and consonants combined always have their own distinct sound as syllables and this sound never changes no matter how they are put together.  For instance, the syllable “que” always sounds the same no matter if we are saying: “parque” (park) or “queso” (cheese). The good thing about this is that once you get the sound of the syllables that means you have the ability to pronounce them correctly in any given word or sentence. Read more

Four easy techniques for using foreign language every day

Most language learners I work with live in a native language environment. If you’re one of those learners, you’ve probably decided to get involved in a foreign language out of love and curiosity. You may be taking weekly classes or sitting down with a self-study book every so often. Read more

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Tips for a great Spanish pronunciation

English has a stress based pronunciation which means that intonation and stress of key words is the most important factor in order to be understood. Read more

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¿“Tu” or “usted” in Spanish?

When do we use “tu” or “usted” in Spanish?

In Spanish we use “tu” (INFORMAL “you”) only for people you know well, colleagues or friends and between young people. It is always better to use “Usted” (FORMAL “you”) for clients, professors, elderly people and strangers.

Tip of the week: the days of the week in Spanish.

Days of the week in Spanish are easier to remember because they are related to planets like some English days (Monday – Moon): Read more