Level Two Essential Spanish follows on from the level One Survival Spanish course.
This course is designed to give you the tools you need to start speaking by explaining simple language building principles and keeping grammatical explanations to a minimum.
As you follow the simple step-by-step examples you will be able to construct a wide variety of sentences useful in a multitude of everyday situations.
By hearing examples first in English and then repeated by a native Spanish speaker, the course will give you confidence in speaking and will tune your ear to the language you will hear around you.
List of content
Introduction to course
Introduction to verbs
Adding objects, sports and pastimes
Adding people and time
Place and purpose
To have. I’ve got. Have you got?
He, she sentences
Jobs, countries and nationalities
Name, age, location
More examples of closed and open sentences
“We” and “they” sentences
– ing words
Text. Mi familia
List of grammar words used in this course
Some additional useful phrases
This article is the final one of the series “One Verb at a Time” and next week we will be starting on something new. Consequently, I thought it would be[…]Read more...
“Morir” means “to die” and there is not a great deal more one can say about the meaning. It is a root-changing verb, so the letter “o” in the root[…]Read more...
The literal meaning of “sonar” is “to sound” although it has quite a few alternative meanings that are expressed differently in English. First of all we should note that “sonar”[…]Read more...
“Respirar” means “to breathe” and although these two words are completely different from each other, we will almost certainly recognise the meaning of the Spanish word from “respiratory” problems in[…]Read more...
“Suprimir” has a direct equivalent in the English language, which is the verb “to suppress” and, as often happens with words of a Latin origin, we can use our knowledge[…]Read more...