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Forum: General Chat August 17, 2017, 12:10 AM
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Views: 103,639
Posted By luis magistrado
I don't think agujero is the best word for a hole...

I don't think agujero is the best word for a hole in the ground.
I would use hueco, zanja, foso, hoyo.
Others may correct me, but I'm almost sure that an agujero is a pin hole.
Cavo is first...
Forum: Introductions August 16, 2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,142
Posted By luis magistrado
hola toni, i am also interested in learning the...

hola toni, i am also interested in learning the language. i know some basic grammar and vocabulary. I hope to practice with you.
Forum: Introductions July 01, 2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 832
Posted By luis magistrado
He vuelto

Hola amigos y amigas,

He estado ocupado durante un tiempo que echaba de menos la diversión de continuar aprendiendo la lengua española en este sitio.

Ive been busy for a while the i missed the...
Forum: Translations January 13, 2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By luis magistrado
Tell Don Fernando that I send him my best wishes.

Tell Don Fernando that I send him my best wishes.
Forum: Grammar August 12, 2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,475
Posted By luis magistrado
Thank you . It is clear to now.

Thank you . It is clear to now.
Forum: Grammar August 05, 2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,475
Posted By luis magistrado
Is the rule the same with " quien" ( the...

Is the rule the same with " quien" ( the equivalent of Who in english)?

Here is the opening sentence in the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell which i have been reading both the english and the...
Forum: Grammar July 31, 2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,475
Posted By luis magistrado
THAT makes me wonder

Hello,

In english language I observed that the pronoun THAT ( the equivalent of QUE oR LO QUE in spanish) may be omitted in a sentence without altering the meaning, as in the sentence "It is the...
Forum: Grammar July 31, 2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By luis magistrado
Thank you very much.

Thank you very much.
Forum: Grammar July 29, 2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By luis magistrado
So if the context implies that "Domingo stopped...

So if the context implies that "Domingo stopped playing in the meantime but intended to continue to play, what should be the proper translation of " Domingo continued to play"? Would it still be...
Forum: Grammar July 27, 2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By luis magistrado
Yes, How about this sentences: 1. El acusado se...

Yes, How about this sentences: 1. El acusado se retiró a su casa y Domingo continuó jugando. 2. El acusado se retiró a su casa y Domingo continuó a jugar. do this two sentences mean the same thing...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques July 21, 2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,306
Posted By luis magistrado
ok. I did not make myself clear. What i meant was...

ok. I did not make myself clear. What i meant was " learning a foreign language" not native language. A learner of foreign language begins by translating.
Forum: Grammar July 14, 2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By luis magistrado
Gerund vs infinitive

hello,

I would like to ask if there are instances when the gerund and infinitive may be used interchangeably?
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques July 12, 2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,306
Posted By luis magistrado
hello, In my case my native language is bicol (...

hello,
In my case my native language is bicol ( a dialect in the Philippines distinct from tagalog). I first started learning english by translating it to my native tongue. Now I am learning...
Forum: Grammar July 07, 2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By luis magistrado
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Idioms & Sayings July 07, 2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,474
Posted By luis magistrado
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Grammar July 03, 2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By luis magistrado
Diminutive suffix

hello.

Could somebody please enlighten me on the use of diminutive suffix? The suffixes "illo" and "ito" for example, whats the proper way of using them? Is pajarito and pajarillo mean the same...
Forum: Practice & Homework July 02, 2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,734
Posted By luis magistrado
Muchas gracias por su ayuda. Could you...

Muchas gracias por su ayuda.

Could you recommend an article, an essay or speech originally in english to translate in Spanish? I would prefer those with lots of idioms and metaphors so I can...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings July 01, 2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,474
Posted By luis magistrado
Si a mano viene

Hello

Could somebody please explain to me the origin of the expression "si a mano viene"? I found this in the novel Noli Me Tangere and in the english version of the novel it is translated as "...
Forum: Practice & Homework June 28, 2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,734
Posted By luis magistrado
Thank you very much. En el momento de)...

Thank you very much.



En el momento de) en (The preposition "en" makes reference to when, while "de" would call for a definition or a possession, which wouldn't make sense here) que las ondas...
Forum: Practice & Homework June 23, 2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,734
Posted By luis magistrado
Thank you. Since I have trouble...

Thank you.


Since I have trouble combining " hacer" with other words like "ejercicio" I decided to remove it and just translate the verb "exercise". After all the article used the verb...
Forum: Practice & Homework June 19, 2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,734
Posted By luis magistrado
Thank you very much. Here is my improved version...

Thank you very much. Here is my improved version based on your guide.

From the moment sound waves enter your ear and become neural impulses, your brain executes this rapid-fire series of events...
Forum: Practice & Homework June 19, 2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,734
Posted By luis magistrado
Muchissimas Gracias. Here is the rest of...

Muchissimas Gracias.


Here is the rest of the article. I hope I have done it better this time.



How language shapes the brain
Cómo el lenguaje modela el cerebro
From the moment sound...
Forum: Culture June 17, 2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,770
Posted By luis magistrado
Thank you. That was very informative. A...

Thank you. That was very informative.


A curious thing about the surnames of Filipinos is that one can identify from which province or municipality a person originates basing on the first...
Forum: Practice & Homework June 17, 2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,734
Posted By luis magistrado
Thank you

ok. It should be "las partes de tu cerebro", and articulo should be artículo.

Muchisimas gracias.
Forum: Other Languages June 16, 2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 21,804
Posted By luis magistrado
The use of numbers as in spanish is common to...

The use of numbers as in spanish is common to Filipinos ,although we also have our own expressions for numbers.
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