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Spelling Equivalents

Posted in Vocabulary, Writing on 17 April 2013

Because Spanish and English both have a lot of Latin influence, there are a number of spelling tricks that can help you to recognize Spanish words (cognates) and spell Spanish words (common spelling equivalents).

Spanish Accents

Posted in Pronunciation, Writing on 3 April 2013

The Spanish acute accent (la tilde) has two main uses: to indicate that the normal rules of word stress are being overridden and to distinguish between otherwise identical words, such as que/qué and tu/tú.