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Forum: Vocabulary June 20, 2008, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,640
Posted By Iris
I don't think there is a specific word,so I would...

I don't think there is a specific word,so I would simply say: tren, or tranvía. The sentence would be: subiendo por la ladera de la colina, subiendo por la colina.
Forum: Practice & Homework June 09, 2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By Iris
He's into classical music, Sosia...

He's into classical music, Sosia...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 09, 2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,685
Posted By Iris
I think I agree with you, although after having...

I think I agree with you, although after having corrected my students' comps this afternoon I'm going to start questioning my abilities...
Forum: Vocabulary June 09, 2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,861
Posted By Iris
Bruto is the right word, even if it's not too...

Bruto is the right word, even if it's not too beautiful... Sorry about that.
Forum: Daily Spanish Word June 09, 2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,974
Posted By Iris
Cabrón is also a swearword over here, but chulo...

Cabrón is also a swearword over here, but chulo means cocky, show-off, although it also means pimp as you said.
Forum: Daily Spanish Word June 09, 2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,974
Posted By Iris
No seas chuleta.(chulo)

No seas chuleta.(chulo)
Forum: Daily Spanish Word June 09, 2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,974
Posted By Iris
David, it's the same here. Gabardina is a kind of...

David, it's the same here. Gabardina is a kind of raincoat.(gambas en gabardina are covered in breadcrumbs and fried)
Do you understand the expression "¡No seas gamba!?
Forum: Practice & Homework June 09, 2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By Iris
Well, that's more or less what he's going to do....

Well, that's more or less what he's going to do. He's chosen English to have more time to devote to his music studies.What I have to do now is to find him a girlfriend because he doesn't socialize...
Forum: Culture June 09, 2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,882
Posted By Iris
Better to think of both things. The States? A...

Better to think of both things. The States? A peanut butter sandwich while watching a George Clooney video...
Forum: Daily Spanish Word June 09, 2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,974
Posted By Iris
David, creo que deberías cambiar la palabra del...

David, creo que deberías cambiar la palabra del día de plancha a gamba...
Forum: Daily Spanish Word June 09, 2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,974
Posted By Iris
In England scampi is always made with gambas and...

In England scampi is always made with gambas and looks quite different. More like the Spanish gambas en gabardina...:thinking:
Forum: Daily Spanish Word June 09, 2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,974
Posted By Iris
Then maybe scampi is the right word for gambas...

Then maybe scampi is the right word for gambas...
Forum: Practice & Homework June 09, 2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By Iris
Marcos is seventeen already, but he's bilingual,...

Marcos is seventeen already, but he's bilingual, so doing English will be easy for him. He's choosing this degree out of laziness...No holy motives for him.
Forum: Daily Spanish Word June 09, 2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,974
Posted By Iris
Camarones over here are the really tiny...

Camarones over here are the really tiny ones.Shrimps? Or maybe shrimps are gambas and prawns langostinos?
Forum: Daily Spanish Word June 09, 2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,974
Posted By Iris
Prawns... I am correcting exams which means I am...

Prawns... I am correcting exams which means I am in a bad mood. Now I'm in a bad mood and hungry. I love prawns...
Forum: Daily Spanish Word June 09, 2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,974
Posted By Iris
_ ¿Dónde está Armando? _ Planchando la oreja,...

_ ¿Dónde está Armando?
_ Planchando la oreja, como siempre...
Forum: General Chat June 09, 2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By Iris
You are still quite ahead of me.So that means...

You are still quite ahead of me.So that means you're safe... for the time being...(read veiled threat here):D
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 09, 2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,685
Posted By Iris
Thanks, David. I'll try to think along those...

Thanks, David. I'll try to think along those lines.
Forum: Culture June 09, 2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,390
Posted By Iris
I'm sorry but I've never been to Valencia, so I...

I'm sorry but I've never been to Valencia, so I cannot help much. I can only answer one of your questions. We do tip in restaurants in Spain. We also tip cab drivers and hairdressers, but only if we...
Forum: Practice & Homework June 09, 2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By Iris
He is bilingual. That's the reason why he has...

He is bilingual. That's the reason why he has decided to study English. To have to study less at university and have more time for his music...
Forum: Grammar June 08, 2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,728
Posted By Iris
You've made me wonder. When we personify a car or...

You've made me wonder. When we personify a car or a ship in Spanish, are they feminine like in English?
Forum: Other Languages June 08, 2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,635
Posted By Iris
Want to know something funny? Mandarin has become...

Want to know something funny? Mandarin has become part of the school curriculum in England. Can you imagine English children learning Chinese when they cannot even be bothered to learn European...
Forum: Introductions June 08, 2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,260
Posted By Iris
I think I'm going to need a bigger one...

I think I'm going to need a bigger one...
Forum: Other Languages June 08, 2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,635
Posted By Iris
Difficult languages

Do you think some languages are more difficult to learn than others? Or do they all have their "sore areas"?
Forum: Practice & Homework June 08, 2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By Iris
English

My son has just decided to study English at University and I feel really proud of him. The tradition lives on...:thumbsup:
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