Spanish: Interrogative and Negative Sentences - Presentation
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This lesson explains Interrogative and Negative Sentences.
English: Asking questions is a very important part of any learning process and, with languages, it is fundamental to learn how to formulate questions. While English uses grammatical structures of some complexity to build questions, the interrogative sentences of Spanish are distinguished simply in a phonetic manner.
Except, of course, when we write them. The graphic representation of interrogatives in Spanish is accompanied by another of the most identifiable written elements of the language: our question marks. In Spanish there are two (a difference from English, where there is only one) and we write them one at the beginning and the other at the end of each question. Do you know how to draw these signs so typical of Spanish? Do you want to try? Here they are: ¿?
If Spanish uses an additional sign to write questions, the negatives, on the other hand, are even simpler than their equivalents in English. Spanish does not utilize auxiliary verbs either to ask questions or to deny, and has only one form of generic negation: The blunt word “No.” (More text below video...)
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Spanish: Hacer preguntas es una parte importantísima de cualquier proceso de aprendizaje y, con las lenguas, es fundamental aprender a formular preguntas. Mientras que el inglés utiliza estructuras gramaticales de cierta complejidad para construir preguntas, las oraciones interrogativas del español se distinguen simplemente de manera fonética.
Excepto, por supuesto, cuando las escribimos. La representación gráfica de los interrogativos en español va acompañada de otro de los elementos escritos más identificables del idioma: nuestros signos de interrogación. En español hay dos (a diferencia del inglés, donde sólo hay uno) y los escribimos uno al principio y otro al final de cada pregunta. ¿Sabes cómo trazar estos signos tan típicos del español? ¿Quieres tratar? Aquí están: ¿?
Si el español usa un signo adicional para escribir sus preguntas, las negaciones, por otro lado, son más simples todavía que sus equivalentes en inglés. El español no utiliza verbos auxiliares ni para preguntar ni para negar, y sólo tiene una forma de negación genérica: La contundente palabra 'No'.

Small part of the explanation from video:
English: Hello! How are you? Are you having fun? I hope so! In this lesson you will learn how to ask and answer questions.
Spanish: ¡Hola! ¿Cómo estás? ¿Te estás divirtiendo? Espero que sí. En esta lección aprenderás a hacer y responder preguntas.
English: I am going to ask you some questions and you just have to answer them affirmative or negatively!
Spanish: Voy a hacerte algunas preguntas y solo tienes que responderlas afirmativa o negativamente.
English: For example: Do you speak English? Of course you do!
Spanish: Por ejemplo: ¿Hablas inglés? ¡ por supuesto que sí!
English: Do you speak Spanish? I want you to say YES because you are doing it!
Spanish: ¿Hablas espa?ol? Quiero que digas Sí porque tú estás haciéndolo!
English: Let me ask you a couple more questions. Do you work seven days a week? I hope not!!
Spanish: Permíteme hacerte un par de preguntas más. ¿Trabajas siete días a la semana? ¡Espero que no!
English: My answer is: No, I don't work seven days a week. I am lucky!
Spanish: Mi respuesta es: No, yo no trabajo siete días a la semana.¡Tengo suerte!
English: Do you cook every day?
Spanish: ¿Cocinas todos los días?
English: No, I don't cook every day.
Spanish: No, yo no cocino todos los días.
English: Now, if your answer is affirmative, you say: Yes, I do cook every day.
Spanish: Ahora, si tu respuesta es afirmativa, tú dices: Sí, yo cocino todos los días.
English: let's look at the different ways to ask a question in Spanish. It's not that difficult. You just need to practice to get better.
Spanish: Veamos ahora las diferentes formas de hacer una pregunta en español. No es tan difícil. Solamente necesitas practicar para mejorar.
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