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Forum: Grammar September 13, 2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By fglorca
Lista de los alojamientos

Could I have a list of accommodation, please:
¿Me podría dar una lista de los alojamientos, por favor?

Is the above Spanish translation correct? Can I omit 'los' before 'alojamientos'? Is there...
Forum: Grammar September 13, 2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By fglorca
Horario de autobús / del autobús

¿Me podría dar un horario de autobús, por favor?
This refers to a timetable for every bus route there is in this city or location, is this correct?


¿Me podría dar un horario del autobús, por...
Forum: Grammar September 11, 2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By fglorca
Thank you, Rusty. Would a native speaker make...

Thank you, Rusty.
Would a native speaker make this mistake? I'm almost certain that I heard a native use 'escuchar a' followed by 'la canción' recently.
Forum: Grammar September 11, 2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By fglorca
Escuchar a

Is “escuchar a” only used when you are listening to a person (i.e. the personal ‘a’)?
Tenemos que escuchar a Juan.

Would this make the use of ‘a’ as a preposition incorrect in the sentence below?...
Forum: Grammar September 11, 2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By fglorca
Many, many thanks, guys.

Many, many thanks, guys.
Forum: Grammar September 11, 2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By fglorca
Thank you, Davidísimo.

Thank you, Davidísimo.
Forum: Grammar September 05, 2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By fglorca
Once again, thanks so much, Rusty, much...

Once again, thanks so much, Rusty, much appreciated. had never heard of the verb 'tractar'.
Forum: Grammar September 05, 2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By fglorca
Thanks so much, Rusty.

Thanks so much, Rusty.
Forum: Grammar September 05, 2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By fglorca
Codo con codo

I’m looking for other ways to say: “codo con codo”.

The expression has been taken from the following paragraph:

“Para combatir el exceso de peso hay que trabajar codo con codo con el...
Forum: Grammar September 05, 2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By fglorca
Un problema grave

I’m looking for other ways to say: “un problema grave”.

The expression has been taken from the following paragraph:

“A todos nos encantan nuestras mascotas. Pero hay un problema grave: la gente...
Forum: Grammar September 03, 2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By fglorca
En exclusiva

''En el año 2000 empezó sus estudios de medicina en la universidad pero decidió dejarlos para poder dedicarse en exclusivo al baloncesto.''

A mistake? Should it be ''en exclusiva''?

Many thanks.
Forum: Grammar September 03, 2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By fglorca
Se tracta de

Camp Nou el estadio del Fútbol Club Barcelona:
• La construcción empezó en el año 1953.
• el estadio fue inaugurado en septiembre de 1957.
• su capacidad de noventa y ocho mil expectadores.
• se...
Forum: Grammar June 19, 2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By fglorca
Thanks again, AngelicaDeAlquezar, very much...

Thanks again, AngelicaDeAlquezar, very much appreciated.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By fglorca
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By fglorca
Thanks a million, AngelicaDeAlquezar. These are...

Thanks a million, AngelicaDeAlquezar. These are superb explanations, and even better examples! Much appreciated.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By fglorca
What will the weather be like?

Do you know what the weather will be like over next week?


¿Sabes cómo es (será) la previsión meteorológica (el pronóstico) durante la semana que viene (la próxima semana)?
¿Sabes cómo va a...
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By fglorca
Qué vs Que

That’s great! = ¡Qué bien!

The ‘e’ in 'que' takes a written accent, am I correct?

Many thanks in advance.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By fglorca
Escuela / Colegio / Instituto

What is the exact difference between these three in Spain:
• La escuela
• El colegio
• El instituto

I know that ‘el instituto’ is only for secondary school, but can the other two refer to both...
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By fglorca
How to get there

How do I get there? (i.e. I’m looking for directions)
• ¿Cómo se puede llegar allí?
• ¿Cómo puedo llegar allí?
• ¿Cómo se puede ir allí?
• ¿Cómo puedo ir allí?
• Cómo se llega a ese sitio?...
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By fglorca
Sobre Vs De

I would like some information about the city:
• Me gustaría (alguna) información sobre la ciudad.

Can I replace sobre with de?

Many thanks in advance.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By fglorca
Thanks, Rusty. I thought so, too. I ask because a...

Thanks, Rusty. I thought so, too. I ask because a native Spanish teenager omitted the preposition 'de', and it got me wondering...
Forum: Grammar June 17, 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By fglorca
Thanks so much. So, without the preposition...

Thanks so much.

So, without the preposition 'de' (i.e. 'de si') the sentence below is incorrect?

No estoy seguro si podré ir contigo.
Forum: Grammar June 17, 2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By fglorca
Once again, thank you so much,...

Once again, thank you so much, AngelicaDeAlquezar. These are excellent examples!
Forum: Grammar June 17, 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By fglorca
Thank you so much, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you so much, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Grammar June 17, 2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By fglorca
Estar seguro (de que)

No estoy seguro si podré ir contigo.
No estoy seguro de que si podré ir contigo.

I know the first sentence is correct, and I think the second one is, too, but I’m not completely sure.

Many...
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