Al principio de tu aprendizaje, no comprenderás cada palabra y la razón de utilizar unas formas verbales u otras. No te preocupes. La idea es que entiendas el sentido general de lo que escuchas o lees y que te vayas quedando con las estructuras de las oraciones más básicas. Poco a poco irás comprendiéndolo todo.
When you’re learning a language, it’s quite normal not to be familiar with all the vocab or know why and when different tenses are used. Do not worry. You should try to get the gist of the general meaning of what you hear or read, grasping more little by little.
Aun así, hay herramientas que puedes utilizar si te quedas completamente bloqueado y no comprendes qué es lo que tienes que hacer en un ejercicio. Te las describimos a continuación:
Here are a few tools you can use if you get completely stuck and don’t understand what to do in an exercise:
If you want to look up the translation of a word in your language, we recommend this tool. Why WordReference and not Google Translate? Because in most languages, the same word can have different meanings, and WordReference shows you all the possibilities in a context that will help you choose the correct meaning.
This tool helps you find verb forms in the tense you need. You just have to enter the verb in the infinitive and it comes out conjugated in all its forms and tenses.
The dictionary of the Royal Academy of the Spanish language in its online version. One of the most effective ways to learn vocabulary is by looking it up in a monolingual dictionary as you will learn the meaning of the word by understanding the dictionary description of it.
If you have a text in Spanish that you don’t understand and are looking for a rough translation into your mother tongue, then this is the ideal tool. Bear in mind that these translations are generated by machine algorithms incorporating context and probability so you’ll want to re check the tool is spot on tool. Bear in mind that these translations are generated by machine algorithms incorporating context and probability so you’ll want to re check the tool is spot on.