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Kind instructors from the renowned Spanish language school, El Aula Azul [The Blue Classroom], explain to their students in detail about several useful Spanish grammar topics, always including plenty of practical examples.

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Clase Aula Azul - El verbo parecer - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Spain

Parecer means "to seem," and when used with indirect object pronouns (me, te, etc.), can be used to express an opinion. When El Aula Azul's Ioia asks, "Cristián, ¿qué te parece San Sebastián?" a translation might be, "Cristian, how does San Sebastian seem to you?" Or, more commonly stated, "Cristian, what do you think of San Sebastian"?

Clase Aula Azul - El verbo parecer - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Spain

Ioia gives further examples of some different indirect object pronouns and their meanings in sentences with the verb "parecer" [to seem]. You can study in person with Ioia and other great teachers in beautiful San Sebastian, Spain. Visit www.elaulaazul.com for more info.

Clase Aula Azul - El verbo parecer - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Spain

At the renowned Spanish language school El Aula Azul, Ioia explains how "parecer" changes depending on whether the noun about which one is speaking is singular or plural.

Clase Aula Azul - El verbo parecer - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Spain

At San Sebastian's celebrated Spanish language school El Aula Azul, Ioia continues her demonstration of how to use "parecer" with various pronouns and a plethora of adjectives.

Clase Aula Azul - El verbo parecer - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Spain

During a class at San Sebastian's renowned Spanish language school, El Aula Azul, Ioia explains how the reflexive verb, "parecerse," is different from the verb "parecer" and means "to look like."

Clase Aula Azul - El verbo parecer - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Spain

At the acclaimed Spanish language school El Aula Azul, Ioia goes on to conjugate the reflexive verb, "parecerse," or "to look like," in the various grammatical persons.

Clase Aula Azul - El verbo parecer - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Spain

Ioia ends the series by explaining and demonstrating the difference between the verbs "parecer" and "parecerse." You can take Spanish classes in beautiful San Sebastian at El Aula Azul. Visit www.elaulaazul.com for more information.

Clase Aula Azul - Pedir deseos - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

A teacher at El Aula Azul [The Blue Classroom] is having a birthday and is excited to share with us a wish she plans to make for the coming year.

Clase Aula Azul - Pedir deseos - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Professor Idoia from El Aula Azul teaches us the most common Spanish verbs for making wishes and encourages her students to make wishes of their own.

Clase Aula Azul - Pedir deseos - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Now that we know how to make wishes on our birthdays, Idoia from El Aula Azul teaches us how to make wishes on others' behalf.

Clase Aula Azul - Pedir deseos - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In order to make wishes for other people, we need to use the subjunctive mood. Idoia from El Aula Azul will teach us a trick for conjugating -er verbs in the present subjunctive.

Clase Aula Azul - Pedir deseos - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Idoia from the El Aula Azul continues to explain to us how to conjugate -ar, -er and -ir verbs in the subjunctive mood, as well as introducing us to the word "ojalá" [let's hope], which is always used with the subjunctive.

Clase Aula Azul - Pedir deseos - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Let's learn how to ask for wishes with our favorite teachers at El Aula Azul [The Blue Classroom]. This time, we'll even blow the candles!

Clase Aula Azul - Información con subjuntivo e indicativo - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Ester from El Aula Azul [The Blue Classroom] begins her series on subjunctive and indicative by setting up the scene for future lessons, introducing us to pictures of some friends of hers who are studying in San Sebastian and providing us with some background information about them.

Clase Aula Azul - Información con subjuntivo e indicativo - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In the second part of this lesson, El Aula Azul's Ester uses the characters from the photos she has shown to her students to begin to introduce sentences with either the indicative or subjunctive, in order to teach them when to use each.

Clase Aula Azul - Información con subjuntivo e indicativo - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Part three of the Aula Azul's lesson continues to edify us as to when to use the subjunctive versus the indicative when providing information to someone in a conversation. We will additionally learn another, equivalent word to "aunque" [although], which often requires the subjunctive.

Clase Aula Azul - Información con subjuntivo e indicativo - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In today's class at El Aula Azul , we learn how the word "aunque" [although] should be used with either the indicative or the subjunctive, depending upon whether the information being conveyed is known or new to the listener.

Clase Aula Azul - Información con subjuntivo e indicativo - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In the final part of this El Aula Azul series, we look at several examples of sentences beginning with the Spanish word, "aunque" [although], followed by verbs conjugated in either the indicative or subjunctive mood. Although the English translations for such examples might be the same regardless of whether the verb is in subjunctive or indicative, this subtle difference in Spanish conveys whether the information being shared is new or already known to the audience.


Clase Aula Azul - La segunda condicional - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

At El Aula Azul, the instructor, Idoia, has exciting news to share with her students as she introduces to them the concept of the second conditional. What would her students do if the same thing happened to them?

Clase Aula Azul - La segunda condicional - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

At El Aula Azul, we'll learn how to use the second conditional and imperfect subjunctive to create hypothetical sentences. I bet you can't guess what Ivonne would do if she won the lottery!

Clase Aula Azul - La segunda condicional - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Our teacher, Idoia, from El Aula Azul shares with us a very interesting trick for conjugating both regular and irregular verbs in the imperfect subjunctive.

Clase Aula Azul - La segunda condicional - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

El Aula Azul's Idoia reiterates her "perfect trick" for conjugating verbs in the imperfect subjunctive while introducing us to the name of the verb tense that often follows it.

Clase Aula Azul - La segunda condicional - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In this segment of El Aula Azul, we'll learn how to form the conditional tense with -ar, -er, and -ir verbs. Our instructor, Idoia, however, points out to us, that there are some irregular verbs, such as "hacer," that do not follow this formula.

Clase Aula Azul - La segunda condicional - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In our last session at El Aula Azul, we contemplated what we would do if we won the lottery. Now it's time to employ different verbs and situations in order to continue to practice the second conditional. Let's see what the students come up with!

Clase Aula Azul - La segunda condicional - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In this last part about the use of the second conditional, the students at El Aula Azul practice what they have learned with sentence examples.

Clase Aula Azul - El verbo gustar - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

At El Aula Azul, the teacher asks her students for recommendations for her vacation. The students all have different suggestions, but... which one does she like? Let's explore this while learning about the verb, "gustar," which roughly corresponds to the English notion of "to like" and tends to be tough for native English speakers.

Clase Aula Azul - El verbo gustar - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In the second part of El Aula Azul's lesson on the verb, "gustar," the students learn how it functions differently from other verbs and begin to learn how to conjugate it with the various personal pronouns.

Clase Aula Azul - El verbo gustar - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Professor Ester at El Aula Azul teaches us how the verb, "gustar," works and how the manner in which it is conjugated differs from the conjugation of reflexive verbs.

Clase Aula Azul - El verbo gustar - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In this class at El Aula Azul, we learn about many of the things that the teacher likes and dislikes, and based on those, her students give her recommendations regarding her vacation. Luckily, in contrast to many other Spanish verbs, we only have to worry about conjugating the verb "gustar" [to like] in the present in two ways- singular or plural.

Clase Aula Azul - El verbo gustar - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In this last part of our series on "gustar" at El Aula Azul, we continue our practice with conjugating this verb in the singular and plural based on the students' vacation recommendations for their teacher.

Clase Aula Azul - Se involuntario - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Although grammatically correct in Spanish, saying "Has olvidado las llaves" ["You've forgotten your keys"] to someone implies that he or she has done so on purpose! This four-part lesson from El Aula Azul is dedicated to the "no fault se construction" that is more commonly used to describe such unintentional circumstances.

Clase Aula Azul - Se involuntario - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In part two of this lesson on the "no fault se construction," the teacher at El Aula Azul reviews the personal pronouns used with the verb "gustar" [to like], which will subsequently be used along with "se" to form sentences that express things that have happened unintentionally.

Clase Aula Azul - Se involuntario - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In this lesson, El Aula Azul [The Blue Classroom]'s Ester shares with her students some of the most commonly used verbs with the “no fault se construction” and provides some examples.

Clase Aula Azul - Se involuntario - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

In El Aula Azul's conclusion to this series on the "no fault se construction," the instructor encourages her students to provide sentences that employ this principle with both singular and plural nouns.

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