Words like “my,” “your,” and “ours” are called possessives because they show ownership. They are some of the most frequent words in both Russian and English, and are probably as old as the concept of private property itself. In..
In this second part we will focus on the agreement of the past participle with the verbs essere and avere in the passato prossimo [present perfect]. Keep in mind that the same rules apply to the other three compound tenses in..
You generally use avere [to have] when the main verb is followed by a direct object — an answer to the question “what/who(m)?” — and essere [to be] if it is not. What if specific verbs take both? Read on to learn the rules and..
We have already seen in past posts some of the uses of ser and estar, but what happens with other uses of ser and estar? For example, when they’re used as auxiliary verbs? Today we’ll learn how to use them for more advanced..
A French partitive article is used before a noun. There is no strict equivalent in English, but sometimes it is translated as “some.” Unlike in English, in French you will need an article before a noun 99 percent of the time.