Basic Spanish Grammar Rules: Lessons & Explanations

Here you’ll find explanations of specific Spanish grammar rules.   I focus mainly on the basic Spanish grammar and write the explanations with beginning and intermediate students in mind, and use illustrations and videos as often as I can.

If you’re having trouble with a specific Spanish grammar rule or concept, this is a good place to check in order to see if I’ve covered it.  I currently have articles on verb conjugations, the subjunctive, para vs por, word frequency, and where to find good Spanish lessons on YouTube (which frequently cover grammar).

I’m going to start incorporating lots of exercises and quizzes in the future into my articles, when relevant, and grammar definitely lends itself to that kind of thing.


List of YouTube Channels that Teach Spanish (Lessons)

List of YouTube Channels that Teach Spanish (Lessons)

Ok, I’m going to start a list of YouTube channels that teach Spanish.  This list will be continually updated and maintained (as it will need to be in order to remain current and useful) in the same vein as my list of websites where you can watch Spanish videos...
The Spanish Subjunctive Explained: How the Subjunctive Works Plus a Mnemonic Trick to Help you Remember When to Use It (The W.E.I.R.D.O. System)

The Spanish Subjunctive Explained: How the Subjunctive Works Plus a Mnemonic Trick to Help you Remember When to Use It (The W.E.I.R.D.O. System)

I couldn’t find a picture that related to what I was writing about (I always try to do that), in this case the Spanish subjunctive, so here’s a picture of my idea for an anti-gravity device based on a cat with some buttered toast on its head – what...
How Many Words Do You Need to Know to Be Fluent in Spanish (or Any Foreign Language)? And Which Words Should You Be Learning?

How Many Words Do You Need to Know to Be Fluent in Spanish (or Any Foreign Language)? And Which Words Should You Be Learning?

This is going to start out a bit technical and academic, but I promise that if you’ll wade through it you will be rewarded with some very useful practical information that you can use to significantly enhance your learning of the Spanish language, or any other...

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