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Written Lesson An introduction to verbs & personal pronouns  
Written Lesson Verbs - Ser (to be) Estar (to be)  
Written Lesson The present simple tense - regular verbs (I am)  
Written Lesson The present simple tense - irregular verbs (I am)  
Written Lesson The past simple tense - regular verbs (I was)  
Written Lesson The past simple tense - irregular verbs (I was)  
Written Lesson The imperfect tense - all verbs (I used to)  
Written Lesson The future tense - all verbs (I will be)  
Written Lesson The continuous tenses (I am going)  
Written Lesson The perfect tenses - regular and irregular verbs  
Written Lesson The conditional tense - regular and irregular verbs  
Written Lesson The present subjunctive tense  
Written Lesson The past subjunctive tense (If I were to)  
Written Lesson The infinitive tense (verbs in their original forms - to be)  
Written Lesson The imperative tense (command verbs - go / stay etc)  
Written Lesson 'Haber' with the conditional and past subjunctive tenses  
  More About Verbs  
Written Lesson Reflexive verbs - Part 1  
Written Lesson Reflexive verbs - Part 2  
Written Lesson The 'Gerund' (the equivalent of forming 'ing...' verbs)  
Written Lesson 'Gustar' and similar verbs - A different way of using verbs  
Spain v Latin America
  All About Articles  
Written Lesson Articles - definite / indefinite ('the' and 'a' in English)  
  All About Nouns  
Written Lesson Nouns - Part 1 - (Masculine or feminine?)  
Written Lesson Nouns - Part 2 - (Gender and forming plural nouns)  
  All About Adjectives  
Written Lesson Adjectives - (Agreement and word order)  
Written Lesson Adjectives - (Comparative and superlative)  
  All About Pronouns  
Written Lesson Pronouns - object pronouns (direct / indirect)  
  Adjectives & Pronouns  
Written Lesson Adjectives and Pronouns (demonstrative)  
Written Lesson Adjectives and Pronouns (possessive)  
Written Lesson Adjectives and pronouns (indefinite)  
  All About Adverbs  
Written Lesson Adverbs - Part 1 - (words ending in -ly in English)  
Written Lesson Adverbs - Part 2 - (Other forms / making comparisons)  
  Prepositions  
Written Lesson An introduction to prepositions and relative pronouns  
Written Lesson Prepositions - A comprehensive list with examples  
  Conjunctions  
Written Lesson Conjunctions - linking words  
  Questions & Negatives  
Written Lesson Questions and negatives (question words)  
         

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AUDIO AND VIDEO LESSONS - Members have access to 35 video and audio lessons in total
1- Two verbs with only one meaning in English! An introduction to the concept and a comparison with the verb 'hacer' (to make / to do.)

2- When to use 'ser'. A look at some of the most common situations where 'ser' and not 'estar' is used in conversation.

3- When to use 'estar'. A look at some of the most common situations where 'estar' and not 'ser' is used in conversation.

4- A look at how 'ser' or 'estar' are used in the same types of sentence structures but where the meaning of the sentence changes depending on which verb is used.

5- Looking at how 'ser' and 'estar' are formed in various tenses. Both verbs are irregular! A closer look at how 'ser' is formed in the past simple (preterite), tense and how it compares to the verb 'ir' (to go.) It is the same!
Lesson Summary - Parts 1 - 5
Verbs - Ser (to be) and Estar (to be)
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 aeroplane
 el avíon
 house
 la casa
 tree
 el arbol
 motorway
 la autopista
 kidney
 el riñón
 shop
 la tienda
 apple
 la manzana
 notebook
 el cuaderno
 boy/girl
 el/la chico/a
 cloud
 el nube
nouns

56 different noun catagories

over 1600 nouns in total
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 ser estar
 to be
 vivir
 to live
 comer
 to eat
 caminar
 to walk
 cantar
 to sing
 beber
 to drink
 mentir
 to lie
 nadar
 to swim
 decidir
 to decide
 crecer
 to grow
verbs

AR / ER /IR and
Reflexive

Over 900 verbs in total
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 ambitious
 ambisioso/a
 boring
 aburrido/a
 good
 bueno/a
 pretty
 bonito/a
 tired
 cansado/a
 young
 joven
 first
 primero/a
 rotten
 podrido/a
 dirty
 sucio/a
 old
 viejo/a
adjectives

Over 400 of the most commonly used adjectives
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