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Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 30, 2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,597
Posted By lordhelmit
I appreciate all your help and encouragement, it...

I appreciate all your help and encouragement, it does make me want to continue. I've noticed that my biggest problem with understanding spoken spanish is how they combine words together when speaking...
Forum: General Chat March 28, 2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,244
Posted By lordhelmit
El día fue bueno para mí hoy. No hubo mucho...

El día fue bueno para mí hoy. No hubo mucho trabajo que hacer, así que tuvimos más de dos horas de "down time". Esta semana es la ultima para mí, porque me estoy transfiriendo del departamento! ¡Loco...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 28, 2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,250
Posted By lordhelmit
For those who are struggling to understand spoken spanish...

I would recommend watching this lady's YouTube channel. It is tremendously helpful. She asks people questions in the streets of Lima, Peru and the videos have both spanish and english subtitles.
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Forum: General Chat March 28, 2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,244
Posted By lordhelmit
¡Gracias por las correcciones! Estoy haciendo...

¡Gracias por las correcciones! Estoy haciendo menos errores de antes, que me hace feliz. :)

Te diré sobre mi fin de semana cuando llegue a casa.
Forum: General Chat March 25, 2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,244
Posted By lordhelmit
¡Cuéntame sobre tu día de hoy!

¡Buenos días todos! Quiero leer sobre tu día. Hoy es sábado, el fin de la semana! Dime.

El día fue largo para mí, porque yo estaba en trabajo desde las siete en la mañana hasta las tres y media de...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 20, 2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,597
Posted By lordhelmit
Than you all for the help! I must admit, I...

Than you all for the help!

I must admit, I was hoping to see some success stories when it comes to fluency, I look at my lady who is only 25 and is completely fluent in both spanish and english,...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 15, 2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,597
Posted By lordhelmit
Thank you very much Angelica! I have made...

Thank you very much Angelica!

I have made what I think are all the appropriate edits, I totally knew about the personal "a" before the "su" but it just slipped my mind. That's why I'm here! Same...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 14, 2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,597
Posted By lordhelmit
Marylander: Thank you! I looked up false...

Marylander:

Thank you! I looked up false cognate in spanish, and it appears that those are words in spanish that sound like words in english, but don't have the same meaning (aplicar, actual,...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 14, 2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,597
Posted By lordhelmit
Going to Puerto Rico in August...but I feel like giving up

Buenos días. Voy a PR ésto agosto con mi novia para conocer a su familia. Ya conocí a sus hermanos, pero es el tiempo conocer a su padre y la familia de la iglesia (trying to say and her church...
Forum: General Chat January 23, 2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,929
Posted By lordhelmit
Me gusta dormir muy tarde cuando es posible. ¡No...

Me gusta dormir muy tarde cuando es posible. ¡No estoy una persona de la mañana! Pero, tengo un trabajo en la mañana, martes a sábado. Necesito estar al trabajo a las ocho todo las mañanas de la...
Forum: General Chat January 22, 2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,906
Posted By lordhelmit
Either past tense conjugations or trying to...

Either past tense conjugations or trying to understand native speakers. My girlfriend is from Puerto Rico and lives with her mother and uncle, and I'm over here every day...they speak Spanish almost...
Forum: Vocabulary January 21, 2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,846
Posted By lordhelmit
Very helpful post, thank you very much for your...

Very helpful post, thank you very much for your insight. I have been watching videos and reading about all these tenses and by far the most conusing for me is when to use preterite vs imperfect, but...
Forum: Vocabulary January 19, 2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,846
Posted By lordhelmit
Gracias para la ayuda, mis amigos. Still...

Gracias para la ayuda, mis amigos.

Still curious about the question I asked in the OP, though. Tratando entender o intentando comprender? Or should I not even be using gerunds at all, since they...
Forum: Vocabulary January 15, 2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,846
Posted By lordhelmit
Yes, this is the case. I know that direct...

Yes, this is the case. I know that direct word-for-word translations don't really work, but I don't really know how to work on that. Any suggestions? Also, if you have the time, I would greatly...
Forum: Vocabulary January 15, 2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,846
Posted By lordhelmit
Multiple ways to say the same thing

Hola, este sólo es mi tercero mensaje aquí, así que corregir cualquier errores que veas.

Mi pregunta esta sobre diciendo algo que tiene más que una forma decirlo. Por ejemplo, "estoy tratando...
Forum: Introductions December 30, 2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,840
Posted By lordhelmit
Adding "lo" to the end of an infinitive, that...

Adding "lo" to the end of an infinitive, that means "it", yes? Hacerlo, do it. Comerlo, eat it. Amarlo, love it. Is that how it works? I was trying to practice that yesterday a bit.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings December 30, 2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,256
Posted By lordhelmit
One problem I run into is phrases in English that...

One problem I run into is phrases in English that may not mean the same thing in Spanish. Take the first sentence in this paragraph for example - "One problem I run into is."
If I translated this...
Forum: Grammar December 30, 2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 987
Posted By lordhelmit
Words that have double meanings in English...

Words that have double meanings in English probably have two words in Spanish.
For example, "left". "I left my phone at home," versus "Turn left at the light." Is there a name for this phenomenon or...
Forum: Introductions December 30, 2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,840
Posted By lordhelmit
Gracias por tu ayuda. I am going to try to...

Gracias por tu ayuda. I am going to try to rewrite my initial post from memory and what I've picked up in the last few days. Will fix accents and whatnot when I can edit on my phone. I also have...
Forum: Introductions December 24, 2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,840
Posted By lordhelmit
It looks like I did! Don't worry,I can hardly...

It looks like I did! Don't worry,I can hardly speak Spanish either, I took Spanish 1 and 2 in high school and retained what I could over the years. I've always wanted to speak it better, and now I...
Forum: Introductions December 23, 2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,840
Posted By lordhelmit
Hola me llamo Aaron :)

Hola, me llamo Aaron. Estoy quiero aprender más español porque mi novia nuevo es de Puerto Rico, y porque esta bueno saber a mi trabajo. Uno razón más es porque quiero entender español mejor. No...
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