The English preposition "to" is usually translated to Spanish as "a," while the English preposition "from" is usually translated to Spanish as "de." Other translations are available depending on the context.
Some tips for learning Spanish are to work on developing an ear for the language, practicing speaking and being consistent. Additional tips are to use flashcards and label the things in the immediate environment.
People who self-identify as Spanish, Hispanic or Latino can be of any race, but people of Spanish origin typically are classified as white in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The white racial category includes people with ancestry from Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
One good Spanish news website is El Pais, online home of the Spanish daily newspaper. El Pais is the highest-circulated newspaper is Spain, and it is considered one of the country's newspapers of record. The paper's website offers both Spanish and English editions.
"Por Fin Te Encontré," "Tu Enemigo," "Si Me Porto Mal" and "Bailando (Español)" are popular Spanish songs. As of November 2015, "Por Fin Te Encontré's" music video has over 20 million views on YouTube and is the number three song on Spain's top 20 chart.
Some Spanish last names are Garcia, Rodriguez, Martinez, Hernandez and Lopez. These names are common in the United States and have Spanish, Germanic and Roman origins.
The Spanish came to America to spread the Christian faith and to expand trade. The Spanish colonization of America was started by the Spanish conquistadors.
In Spanish, the color blue is "azul," while the color red is "rojo." Yellow is "amarillo," Green is "verde," black is "negro" and white is "blanco." Gray is "gris," while orange is "naranja" and purple is "purpura."
Some cars with Spanish names include the Hyundai Santa Fe, Porsche Carrera, Chevy El Camino and Nissan Armada. A number of auto manufacturers feature Spanish names for their vehicles. Naming cars remains an art and can be pivotal as to how well the vehicle sells.
In Spanish, the months of the year are: enero, febrero, marzo, abril, mayo, junio, julio, agosto, septiembre, octubre, noviembre and diciembre. In Spanish, the names of the month are not capitalized. The months in Spanish are very similar to those in English due to the linguistic similarities betwee