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Forum: Vocabulary September 16, 2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Caballero
How are those words pronounced? I have no idea. ...

How are those words pronounced? I have no idea.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whole_note
In the American system, all the other notes are simply fractions of a whole note
O = whole note


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Forum: Vocabulary September 15, 2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,622
Posted By Caballero
OMG. I still can't help but think what you wrote...

OMG. I still can't help but think what you wrote is a joke. It sounds so incredible. Are you guys familiar with the American system, though as well?
Forum: Vocabulary September 12, 2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,622
Posted By Caballero
Wow, they really say that? :eek:

Wow, they really say that? :eek:
Forum: Grammar September 12, 2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,321
Posted By Caballero
So do you mean it used to be formal sounding in...

So do you mean it used to be formal sounding in Spain? And that it sounds formal when people from other countries hear it?
Forum: Vocabulary September 12, 2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,445
Posted By Caballero
Fermosa, fermosura

Can these still be used?
Forum: Grammar September 12, 2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,321
Posted By Caballero
Reverencial voseo vs. Vuestra merced

Which sounds more formal? What's (or more accurately what was) the perceived difference between them?

e.g.
Vos sois una persona inteligente.
and
Vuestra merced es una persona inteligente.
...
Forum: General Chat September 11, 2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,268
Posted By Caballero
That makes sense. I try to speak Spanish with...

That makes sense. I try to speak Spanish with everyone I know that has taken Spanish. Usually they can understand what I say to them (unless they're really beginnerish), but they can't respond back...
Forum: Vocabulary September 10, 2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,946
Posted By Caballero
Wow, I've never heard that word before. Is it...

Wow, I've never heard that word before. Is it from Australia or something? When I read the title, I read it as [a movie] was renamed by the critics".
Forum: Technical things September 10, 2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,867
Posted By Caballero
I set my keyboard for the "English (United...

I set my keyboard for the "English (United States) United States-International" keyboard layout. In my opinion it is the easiest way of going about things.
Here are the benefits:
My keyboard works...
Forum: General Chat September 10, 2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,268
Posted By Caballero
Not necessarily. Remember, English is the global...

Not necessarily. Remember, English is the global language. Even if she thought you were, say, Bosnian, she would have probably responded in English. In fact, when my mom was in France, a German...
Forum: General Chat September 05, 2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,908
Posted By Caballero
Same for English speakers and the distinction...

Same for English speakers and the distinction between ser aburrido and estar aburrido.
Forum: General Chat September 05, 2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,310
Posted By Caballero
Yes, I think his accent is nice too.

Yes, I think his accent is nice too.
Forum: General Chat September 05, 2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,310
Posted By Caballero
¿De dónde es?

Whwre is this guy from? He pronounces his s's like z's. Is he a native or not?

http://www.rtve.es/podcast/radio-3/cafe-del-sur-memorias-de-tango/
Forum: Grammar August 31, 2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 42
Sticky: rr thingy
Views: 54,101
Posted By Caballero
What do you think of the Costa Rican r?

What do you think of the Costa Rican r?
Forum: Vocabulary August 29, 2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,635
Posted By Caballero
Then I was way off, lol :tired:

Then I was way off, lol :tired:
Forum: Vocabulary August 29, 2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,635
Posted By Caballero
paired up perhaps?

paired up perhaps?
Forum: Vocabulary August 28, 2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,635
Posted By Caballero
That's similar to looks that could sink a...

That's similar to looks that could sink a thousand ships.
Forum: Translations August 27, 2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,013
Posted By Caballero
I am currently reading a book that was written in...

I am currently reading a book that was written in Spain, and it uses "guay" a lot. It means "cool" in Spain. Is it related to the word "güey" that is used in Mexico, or is it just a coincidence...
Forum: Vocabulary August 27, 2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,635
Posted By Caballero
No, I know it's not used that way in English. ...

No, I know it's not used that way in English. But according to RAE:
to be like a tren means:
estar como un ~, o como para parar un ~. 1. locs. verbs. coloqs. U. para denotar que una persona...
Forum: Vocabulary August 26, 2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,635
Posted By Caballero
Tren

Is this expression used in all countries: to say a person is like a train (very attractive)?
Forum: Vocabulary August 22, 2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,948
Posted By Caballero
I probably don't hear the s in the same way that...

I probably don't hear the s in the same way that you do. In any event, to me at least, the Canarian accent to me seems to be less difficult to understand than the accent from Northern Spain, as to...
Forum: Vocabulary August 22, 2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,948
Posted By Caballero
In the US we learn Latin American Spanish, which...

In the US we learn Latin American Spanish, which has all of those features that you mentioned.

The above was for Perikles.

I've never heard an Argentine pronounce all (or even most of) the...
Forum: Vocabulary August 22, 2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,948
Posted By Caballero
Let's see. As far as I can gather, they often...

Let's see. As far as I can gather, they often aspirate the s's (or change the vowel quality before the s) at the end of words. So, what? They do the same in Chile, Argentina, Venezuela, etc. All...
Forum: Vocabulary August 21, 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,948
Posted By Caballero
Indeed. But General American English, and RP are...

Indeed. But General American English, and RP are quite intelligible, and all though they have some phonetic differences, they are very minor. Whenever I watch a show where the people use RP (or...
Forum: General Chat August 15, 2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,268
Posted By Caballero
Ella dice "Mi hijo tiene noventa años."--pero...

Ella dice "Mi hijo tiene noventa años."--pero realmente su hijo tiene solamente 19 años. Olvidó la palabra correcta para 19.
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