Introduction to Spanish: Lesson 4

Spanish for it is lo.

It comes before so you say I it speak instead of I speak it. You also usually skip the word for I. Refer to Spanish and say:

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Spanish for I want is quiero.

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Spanish for now is ahora.

It comes from the word hour and it implies this hour so now. Again, you don’t pronounce h because you never do in Spanish so you just say ora. How would you say:

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Spanish for I have is tengo.

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Spanish for you have is tu tienes.

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Spanish for you want is quieres.

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Finally, let’s learn something:

Spanish for me is me.

It’s just pronounced not like me in English but like me in met. It works just like lo does so you say he me sees instead of he sees me.

Spanish for you understand is entiendes.

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Spanish for I understand is entiendo.

So, say:

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Now, as you have two forms in English: I and me which are yo and me in Spanish, you have also two forms in English although they are the same word: you (equivalent to I) and you (equivalent to me). In Spanish, it is not the same word so the first you is tu as we have already learnt and the second word is te.

So, how would you say using the second form:

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And the opposite of that:

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If you say I want you you actually mean I love you and that’s what you hear in Spanish melodramas so much. Say:

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