How to Understand Basic Spanish — A Beginners Basics

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Sentence Structure

If you want to understand basic Spanish you need to know that the main difference between English and Spanish is in the way that sentences are constructed. Firstly let us look at a typical Spanish sentence.

How To Recognize Questions

In English, we can change a statement to a question by adding the word DO and a question mark (?). As an example the statement “you have a pencil” could be something I say as I hand over a pencil or merely a statement of fact. But if I say “do you have a pencil?”, then there is no doubt that I am asking a question.

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Dr. D. M. Hardy

Dr. D. M. Hardy

I have a M.Ed. in Instructional Technology, and an Ed.D. in Adult & Career Education. I enjoy spreading knowledge, because we all need to be life-long learners.