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Please be sure you are linking to www.drlemon.COM ( points to my site, but is not affiliated with it.) ¡Gracias! Teachers & students are welcome to use the materials presented here. I ask only that you cite me as the materials are copyrighted, and also licensed under Creative Commons. The Grammar explanations are organized into three groups: Grammar Basics, which includes the Spanish alphabet, pronunciation, greetings, gender and adjective agreement, and more grammar structures & constructs. On each page you will find links to exercises, activities, and games in the Practice Zone, a yellow block in the Navigation Bar to the left. Tips for using your Spanish: Many Spanish phrases do not translate literally. Although we translate Me llamo Deborah as "My name is Deborah", it really means "I'm called Deborah" or "I call myself Deborah". Cognates and False Cognates A Spanish word which looks like an English word and has the same meaning as that English word is called a cognate. Related:  Grammar 3lillekvine

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Spanish Learning Lab: Learn Spanish with free, communicative lessons. International Phonetic Alphabet © Tomasz P. Szynalski, This chart contains all the sounds (phonemes) used in the English language. The symbol from the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), as used in phonetic transcriptions in modern dictionaries for English learners — that is, in A. To print the chart, use the printable PDF version. Does this chart list all the sounds that you can hear in British and American English? No. For example, this page does not list the regular t (heard in this pronunciation of letter) and the flap t (heard in this one) with separate symbols. So this page actually lists phonemes (groups of sounds), not individual sounds. Take the phoneme p in the above chart. Typing the phonetic symbols You won’t find phonetic symbols on your computer’s keyboard. IPA fonts To type IPA symbols on your computer, you need to use an IPA-enabled font. However, in many (most?) You can use my free IPA phonetic keyboard at Learning to pronounce the sounds

Home Home Activities: Adjectives & Nouns Adverbs Articles Command Forms Comparisons Conditional Tense Demonstrative Adjectives Future Tense Gustar Verbs like Gustar Interrogative Words Negative/Affirmative Words Numbers Past Participle Perfect Tenses Por vs Para Prepositions with qtvr movie Present Participle (gerund) Present Progressive Tense Present Tense Preterite Tense Preterites w/ Irregular Meanings Preterite vs Imperfect Pronouns DO Pronouns IO Pronunciation Reflexive Verbs Relative Pronouns Saber vs Conocer Ser vs Estar Sequence of Tenses Si Clauses Subjunctive Mood (present) Subjunctive mood (past) Time-¿Qué hora es? Tener-idiomatic expressions Unplanned events with SE Verb conjugation charts: Present tense Preterite tense Present subjunctive Imperfect subjunctive

Graphs: Vocabulary You need to know some special vocabulary for graphs. In the IELTS exam, you have to write only 150 words, so show how much vocabulary you know. You don’t need to repeat the same words! Movement (Verbs): Up RoseWent upIncreasedGrewShot upSurgedRocketed Movement (Verbs): Down FellDeclinedDroppedDecreasedSankWent downPlungedPlummeted Prepositions Between 1995 and 2000From 1995 to 2000Sales rose from 200 to 250Sales fell to 150 in MarchSales fell by 50% Adverbs and intensifiers slightlya littlea lotsharplysuddenlysteeplygraduallygentlysteadily No Movement: (Verbs with Adjectives, Verbs) remained steadywere unchangeddid not changeremained constantremained stablestabilized Tops and Bottoms reached a peakpeakedreached their highest levelfell to a lowsank to a troughreached a bottom Passengers at a London Underground Station Click here for a sample text in a new window. The graph shows the fluctuation in the number of people at a London underground station over the course of a day. Vocabulary Tips Next:

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