I’ll never forget the night I met my very first ‘false friend’ and made one of my biggest mistakes in Spanish.
‘They are…crazy’ in Spanish?
But really, when would you ever need to say “They’re crazy” in Spanish? Very, very unlikely, right? That might be true, but only because it’s
¿Estáis bien? Are you (guys) Okay?
Sometimes Spanish can be a bit tricky, but only if it’s not following the same pattern as your native language. It really isn’t tricky at
‘We are’/ ‘We’re’ in Spanish: Estamos bien!
¡Estamos Bien! We’re fine! We saw in a previous post that “we are”/ “we’re” is rendered as SOMOS in Spanish, but if it were always
Making it easy!
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?