I love Spanish traditions, and one of my favourites is eating UVAS at MEDIANOCHE on NOCHE VIEJA (GRAPES at MIDNIGHT on NEW YEAR’S EVE. )
In my experience over the years teaching Spanish, most textbooks and learning programmes present the MASCULINE form of nouns and pronouns first, and expect the FEMININE form to be understood by osmosis!
Would you not be thrilled if you could speak Spanish as well as a 3 year-old Spanish child?
Choose SER (SOY = I’m /ERES = you’re /ES = she’s) if you are going to use adjectives which describe inherent personality traits or characteristics of people or things. i.e. English, Spanish, intelligent, silly, short , tall, etc.
We live in an era where there is no doubt that equality of the sexes is an important issue and is to be striven for. Why has this not filtered into grammar yet?
Are you tired of not understanding the difference between SER and ESTAR in Spanish grammar? For many people this particular grammar point can lead to