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Forum: Culture October 02, 2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By Aprendo
Article on increase of Spanish in China

This article is in Spanish and describes the increasing popularity of studying and learning Spanish in China.
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Forum: Grammar September 22, 2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Aprendo
Gracias, Rusty.

Gracias, Rusty.
Forum: Grammar September 18, 2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Aprendo
Yo tambien vs. A mi tambien

I've googled and found a few different ways to explain this but nothing has been good for me.

Does anyone know a simple rule to apply when knowing when to correctly use:

Yo tambien vs. A mi...
Forum: Culture September 07, 2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 651
Posted By Aprendo
10 Daily Phrases only Mexicans know

Interesting article from the BBC on 10 daily phrases only understood/known in Mexico.

The article is in Spanish.

I'm putting this here in "culture." I hope it's in the right place.
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Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques August 13, 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,478
Posted By Aprendo
Como Agua para Chocolate por Laura Esquivel...

Como Agua para Chocolate por Laura Esquivel (autora Mexicana)
Forum: Grammar March 19, 2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Aprendo
Thank you, Tomisomo. So, I think the 3rd...

Thank you, Tomisomo.

So, I think the 3rd example (pluperfect) is the best way to express this meaning?
Forum: General Chat March 16, 2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,458
Posted By Aprendo
A la piscina: A: Usted no nada, nada? ...

A la piscina:


A: Usted no nada, nada?

B: No traje, traje.
Forum: Grammar March 16, 2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Aprendo
Same or different meaning?

Hola,

Do these 2 sentences have the exact same meaning, or is there a difference?

First sentence uses the imperfect of querer and the second uses the past subjuntive.

Gracias.


1. Si...
Forum: Other Languages February 03, 2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,695
Posted By Aprendo
French has (at least) 5 vowel sounds that are not...

French has (at least) 5 vowel sounds that are not in English.

Youtube videos focusing specifically on these vowel sounds and other consonant sounds have helped me a lot.

I forgot the name of...
Forum: Translations September 26, 2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Aprendo
^^ Rusty, thanks. Got it. ^ AngelicaD,...

^^ Rusty, thanks. Got it.

^ AngelicaD, thanks. I will follow your advice.
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques September 22, 2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,803
Posted By Aprendo
Reading a book/novel in first person - very helpful

For learning a language reading a book in the first person narrative is very helpful (for me) as most books are written in 3rd person.

Some common familiar novels in first person for example, can...
Forum: Translations September 22, 2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Aprendo
Suelta La Sopa

Yes, after the show "Suelta La Sopa." It means?

I used Spanishdict and Linguee, but both give different meanings.

I googled and wikied the show title but no luck.


"Drop the soap?" - I...
Forum: Translations September 15, 2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By Aprendo
Landscaping Spanish - verbs

Hola,

I'm still studying Spanish and still love the language. Seriously, we have people from Mexico advertising to do landscaping in the newspaper in English, but when they arrive they speak...
Forum: Vocabulary June 12, 2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks AleC!! Muchas gracias!

Thanks AleC!!

Muchas gracias!
Forum: Vocabulary June 11, 2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By Aprendo
Tiempo vs. plazo

Hi,

My Spanish teacher noted my incorrect usage of "plazo" today and noted the difference between "tiempo" and "plazo."

However, she can only do conversation and her explanation was not clear....
Forum: Practice & Homework May 30, 2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,438
Posted By Aprendo
You can do language exchanges on Skype. It's...

You can do language exchanges on Skype. It's often found through "Italki" . com

I assume if you google you could find practice groups using Skype.
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques April 25, 2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,540
Posted By Aprendo
The OP has not returned in 6 months but...

The OP has not returned in 6 months but additional questions for him or her could be:

Why are you studying Spanish?

How do you plan to use it?

What are your goals?

Have studied a foreign...
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,437
Posted By Aprendo
No one has responded so I'll be an answer (that...

No one has responded so I'll be an answer (that unfortunately is not about learning vocabulary from apps).

It's just my opinion of course.

Worth noting (perhaps) is that I'm in my mid-40s (some...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 29, 2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,127
Posted By Aprendo
It takes time. Learning a foreign language...

It takes time.

Learning a foreign language is primarily cognitive and not linquistic.

Look at different ways to acquire the language.


Keep going. :thumbsup:
Forum: Grammar March 06, 2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By Aprendo
Rusty notes "now" is a filler, but I think it's...

Rusty notes "now" is a filler, but I think it's very rarely used.

I've lived in 4 cities / regions of the US and using 'now' like this is rare, IME.
Forum: Culture March 06, 2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,626
Posted By Aprendo
Gracias, OK. I know where they are on the...

Gracias,

OK. I know where they are on the map, I just didn't know they were using Voseo that much.

P.S. - I'll be going to Nicaragua and Guatemala within 3-4 months to do lengthy Spanish study...
Forum: Culture March 06, 2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,626
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks for the informative and helpful post,...

Thanks for the informative and helpful post, aleCcowaN.

You "Non-Oaxacan Mexican."

How is Oaxacan Mexican Spanish different than other parts of Mexico? (If you don't mind me asking.)
Forum: Vocabulary February 13, 2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,499
Posted By Aprendo
Estoy de acuardo con Rusty en numero #2.

Estoy de acuardo con Rusty en numero #2.
Forum: Grammar January 21, 2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,085
Posted By Aprendo
So, "la"should be "le." ? Just...

So, "la"should be "le."


? Just checking.
Forum: Grammar January 18, 2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,325
Posted By Aprendo
By "small chunks" perhaps you mean studying a...

By "small chunks" perhaps you mean studying a specific grammar function (or grammar point)?

I use google and youtube.

If I have a specific grammar question / issue I type it in google and...
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