Subject Specific Cognates: Letter A

The use of English and Spanish cognates are a very efficient way to teach Spanish or English because the similarity of the words serves as a mnemonic device, allowing the students to more easily memorize the words and broaden their vocabulary. Teaching cognates can supplement any English or Spanish curriculum, as well as that of any other subject.

The cognates here are organized according to subject to aid you in finding the English and Spanish cognates for language arts, science, math or social studies.

How to Use to Learn Spanish or English Fast helps both Spanish speakers learn English fast and English speakers learn Spanish fast. Many English words and Spanish words have Latin or Greek roots and the same meaning; these words are called cognates. The Spanish language borrows many English words and, vice versa, English borrows many Spanish words. By knowing a few simple cognate rules, students can learn Spanish and English fast by quickly expand their Spanish vocabulary or English Vocabulary. organizes the list of cognates in alphabetical order (A-Z listing), classroom subjects and by the ending rule of the cognates. This website is designed for anyone learning Spanish or learning English on their own, as well as instructors teaching Spanish or teaching English in the classroom.