In Spanish, to talk about how many times someone does something we use the word "vez" (not "tiempo").
Have a look and listen to the following examples:
Yo voy al cine una vez al mes.I go to the cinema once a month.
Ricardo come con su familia dos veces a la semana.Ricardo eats with his family twice a week.
Algunas veces compro en la tienda de la esquina.Sometimes I buy in the corner shop.
Nosotras perdemos el autobús muchas veces.We miss the bus often. [lit: many times]
- The plural of "vez" is "veces". (the -z from the singular changes to -c in the plural)
- Vez is a feminine word, so any adjectives that accompany it must agree and use the feminine form (algunas veces, muchas veces...)
Want to make sure your Spanish sounds confident?
We’ll map your knowledge and give you free lessons to focus on your
gaps and mistakes. Start your Braimap today »