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Absolute Beginners

To Be (Ser/Estar) Part 3 for Absolute Beginners (A1) 👨👩

Good morning! Hoy terminaremos esta introducción al verbo To be explorando las formas, significados y pronunciación de “Eres”, “Estás”, “Él es”, “Él está”, “Son”, y “Están” en el afirmativo (+), negativo ( – ), y en sus preguntas (?).

You are = You’re = Usted es, Usted está, Tú eres, Tú estás, Ustedes son, Ustedes están, Vosotros sois, Vosotros estáis.
He’s = He is = Él es, Él está
They are = They’re = Ellos son, Ellos están

Gracias por leer esta introducción al verbo To be y como siempre, espero sus comentarios. 😊

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Absolute Beginners

To Be (Ser/Estar) Part 2 for Absolute Beginners (A1)

He’s Peruvian. (Él es peruano.)

He is Mario Testino. (Él es Mario Testino.)

He’s a photographer. (Él es fotógrafo.)

She is Peruvian. She’s Eva Ayllón. (Ella es peruana. Ella es Eva Ayllón.)

She’s a singer. (Ella es cantante.)

We are a band from Uruguay. (Somos una banda de Uruguay.)

We are famous. (Somos famosos.)

We’re happy. (Estamos felices.)

You’re my students. (Ustedes son mis estudiantes.)

You’re Latin American and Spanish. (Ustedes son latinoamericanos y españoles.)

You are welcome here on my page. (Les doy la bienvenida aquí en mi página.)

Querido lector, para pronunciar “they” es necesario aprender uno de los dos sonidos “th”, conocido como el símbolo ð. Uno de los mejores videos para eso es este.

They are Coldplay. They’re British. (Ellos son Coldplay. Son británicos.)

They’re fine today. (Ellos están bien hoy.)

Eso es todo por hoy! Espero sus comentarios.

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Beginners Special Days & Celebrations

Special Days for Beginners (A2)🎂

Psst! ¿Cómo se pronuncia “Birthday“? Ver como pronunciar las letras “th” de “birthday“, el símbolo θ, en estos videos aquí y aquí.

Today’s my birthday! I’ve received lots of cards and messages, and my family has made a cake! Thank you, everybody!

What are the special days?

That’s rightI mean a wedding day, New Year’s Eve, Christmas Day, and Easter Day.

What can we say on these days? (Psst… para pronunciar “these“ðiːz”)

For a wedding day — Congratulations!

For New Year’s Eve — Happy New Year!

For Christmas Day (December 25th), you can write a Christmas card and send it in the post.

You can say Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

For Easter, you can say Happy Easter.

What do you do on your birthday? Do you have a special meal? In your country, do people send cards? Or are they more likely to go out and dance?

Do you give flowers or chocolates on your friends’ birthdays? Do you give presents?

Holiday / Special DayGreeting
Birthday (Cumpleaños)Happy Birthday!
Christmas (La Navidad)Merry Christmas!
New Year’s Eve (El 31 de diciembre)Happy New Year!
Wedding (Una boda)Congratulations!
Graduation (Una graduación)Congratulations!
Easter (Pascua)Happy Easter!
Beginner greetings for special days and holidays.
Basic vocabulary

Querido lector, para practicar tu inglés, sería genial si me dejas un comentario escribiendo sobre los días festivos y especiales en inglés. Yo te ayudaré contestando con otro comentario en esta misma página, y con mucha gentileza.

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Beginners Food

Food for Beginners (A2) 🍽

Hi! Anna here. Good news! It’s 4 o’clock, it’s tea time! ☕️

The tradition of tea time is old, but not dead. In my house, it’s very alive!

So, we have breakfast, lunch, tea at 4 o’clock, and dinner at about 6 o’clock.

Do you like English tea?

What’s the traditional tea in your country?

A traditional dish in the UK is roast dinner.

What’s a traditional dish in your country?

My favourite food in general is vegetable curry. But what’s the recipe?

The ingredients are onion, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, kale, and chickpeas.

You need one onion, a little garlic, one piece of ginger, some tomatoes, some kale, and a tin of chickpeas.

Do you like sandwiches? Are you eating a sandwich right now? I thought not.

If you do like sandwiches, what do you like in your sandwich?

Thanks for reading and listening. I look forward to your comments!

Querido lector, para practicar tu inglés, sería genial si me dejas un comentario escribiendo sobre la comida en inglés. Yo te ayudaré contestando con otro comentario en esta misma página, y con mucha gentileza.

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Beginners Free Time

Free Time for Beginners (A2) 🚴🏻‍♀️

Hi! This is Anna.

In my free time, I have hobbies. Do you have hobbies?

Personally, I like cooking, playing music, going for walks, cycling, sewing, and knitting. What do you like doing?

I enjoy cooking very much. My favourite food is vegetable curry. Do you enjoy cooking?

What’s your favourite food?

I listen to the radio. Do you listen to the radio?

Sometimes, I like shopping, and walking through the city centre.

Do you like shopping?

I like programmes from the BBC. They are interesting and different. Do you like programmes from the BBC?

I like sports. I like tennis and cycling. Do you like sports?

Thanks for reading. I look forward to your comments! 😊

Querido lector, para practicar tu inglés, sería genial si me dejas un comentario describiendo tu tiempo libre en inglés. Yo te ayudaré contestando con otro comentario en esta misma página, y con mucha gentileza.

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Beginners Family

Family for Beginners (A2)👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

Hi! I live in Gartmore, UK. Where do you live? Do you live in Abancay? Do you live in Peru?

My name is Anna. What’s your name?

I have a brother. My brother’s name is John. He’s 33 and he lives in London, UK.

Do you have brothers and sisters? How many brothers and sisters do you have?

I live with my mum here in Scotland. Who do you live with?

Nice to “meet” you on my blog!


Querido lector, para practicar tu inglés, sería genial si me dejas un comentario describiendo tu familia en inglés. Yo te ayudaré contestando con otro comentario en esta misma página, y con mucha gentileza.

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Welcome to English in Latin America!

Nice to meet you! My name is Anna. I am a teacher of English.

Here is my photo:

Anna.