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Forum: Practice & Homework May 03, 2012, 09:56 AM
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Posted By jrivera
Un comentario breve sobre el texto: Clases:...

Un comentario breve sobre el texto:

Clases: puede significar classroom, class group o class session. Aquí lo que quieres decir es "cursos" (courses).

Te matriculas (enroll) en un curso de...
Forum: Practice & Homework March 05, 2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By jrivera
You're welcome!

You're welcome!
Forum: Practice & Homework February 01, 2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By jrivera
"a encarrilar" means "get back on track", but is...

"a encarrilar" means "get back on track", but is not used here.

you can say:

La fiesta ha llegado a su fin, es tiempo de volver al trabajo. (get back to work)
Forum: Practice & Homework February 01, 2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,337
Posted By jrivera
I'm marking in red things that are wrong.

I'm marking in red things that are wrong.
Forum: Practice & Homework February 01, 2012, 06:32 PM
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Views: 2,713
Posted By jrivera
Sorry, but I see a lot of errors in this essay: ...

Sorry, but I see a lot of errors in this essay:




La pregunta que haces sobre el subjuntivo y el condicional es bastante difícil. Como norma para el subjuntivo yo suelo recurrir al "ojala",...
Forum: Practice & Homework February 01, 2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By jrivera
Thank you guys!!

Hey, this post is just to thank you all for your help in improving my writing skills. I did the TOEFL laast week and my score is 110/120.

So I have to thank you for helping me... ;)

I'll...
Forum: Practice & Homework January 20, 2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,703
Posted By jrivera
"Papá Juan Jones" sounds quite weird in Spanish....

"Papá Juan Jones" sounds quite weird in Spanish. I would say only "Dad" (Papá or Padre - more formal).

And at the end, when they declare love to each other: we use tu reserve "te amo" when it's...
Forum: Practice & Homework January 19, 2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,881
Posted By jrivera
Thank you Rusty!! I wrote in capital letters...

Thank you Rusty!!
I wrote in capital letters what would be the correct answer. However, I have some doubts:

- "Movies" is plural, Why do you use "movies presents"?
- Would you say inconscious...
Forum: Practice & Homework January 19, 2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,881
Posted By jrivera
One more English essay

Do you think that television programs, movies and video games influence young people’s behavior?

I do agree with the opinion that movies and television influence the public believes and behavior,...
Forum: Grammar January 18, 2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,945
Posted By jrivera
Aranguren! buena lectura. ;)

Aranguren! buena lectura. ;)
Forum: Practice & Homework January 18, 2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,694
Posted By jrivera
wow!! Thank you very much Cloudgazer!

wow!! Thank you very much Cloudgazer!
Forum: Practice & Homework January 18, 2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By jrivera
Yes, is like that in this example, but in general...

Yes, is like that in this example, but in general the pronominal form is just more usual, and not allways means that you're not supposed to fell asleep.

I would say:
- you fell asleep = tu te...
Forum: Practice & Homework January 10, 2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By jrivera
In these sentences you have to consider that,...

In these sentences you have to consider that, probably, the butler is not supposed to sleep at work. In this sense it would sound better to say:

Mi mayordomo se durmió ayer en el trabajo.

We...
Forum: Practice & Homework January 10, 2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,694
Posted By jrivera
Thank you two for these corrections. I'll write...

Thank you two for these corrections. I'll write down and summarize some of them in order to remember the rules better.

- these two abilities are more important, -> i have to pay more attention to...
Forum: Practice & Homework January 09, 2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,694
Posted By jrivera
Another English Essay

QUESTION: A teacher’s ability to relate well with students is more important than excellent knowledge of the subject being taught.


It is really hard to discuss which of this two abilities is...
Forum: Practice & Homework January 09, 2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,329
Posted By jrivera
Newbie, you have a lot of errors in your letter,...

Newbie, you have a lot of errors in your letter, as Rusty pointed you. Some of them, are with the use of ', like in the word "cómo" when it's a question. But I think for your level would be better no...
Forum: Practice & Homework January 09, 2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By jrivera
I really appreciate your help. ;=)

I really appreciate your help. ;=)
Forum: Practice & Homework January 04, 2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,338
Posted By jrivera
Thank you Perikles for that corrections. I'll...

Thank you Perikles for that corrections. I'll bear in mind what you say about articles.

About the other phrase. What I wanted to say was: "Si toda la educación de los niños depende (o se basa) en...
Forum: Practice & Homework January 04, 2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,338
Posted By jrivera
So, would it be better to say: "If all the...

So, would it be better to say: "If all the children's education relies on their parents...."??
Forum: Grammar January 04, 2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,784
Posted By jrivera
Yeah, that is exactly what I wanted to say! ;DD ...

Yeah, that is exactly what I wanted to say! ;DD

Good explanation!
Forum: Practice & Homework January 04, 2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By jrivera
Yoodle, ¿quieres saber cuáles son las palabras...

Yoodle, ¿quieres saber cuáles son las palabras correctas que deberían sustituir a las marcadas en rojo?
Forum: Practice & Homework January 04, 2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,338
Posted By jrivera
Thank you very much Caliber1!! I'm taking...

Thank you very much Caliber1!!

I'm taking note of all your corrections. Some of them are a bit complicated, because they refer to complex grammar constructions, such as:

- which is that all...
Forum: Grammar January 03, 2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,784
Posted By jrivera
Um, this a difficult question... In first...

Um, this a difficult question...

In first place, you won't use the third person (usted) in "golpee a Juan", because if you are going to say someone to hit Juan in the head, I guess you have a...
Forum: Grammar January 03, 2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,377
Posted By jrivera
"Mandar" also means to "to order" someone...

"Mandar" also means to "to order" someone somehing. For example: Le gusta mandar - He likes giving orders.
Or: Tú no mandas aquí - You are not the one giving orders here.

That is why it sounds...
Forum: Practice & Homework January 03, 2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,338
Posted By jrivera
English Essay

Ok, I feel a bit embarrassed asking you to correct this essay. But I need it, because I am sitting an exam in 15 days. I'm also willing to help other people with corrections, traslations or...
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