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Forum: Grammar June 22, 2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Aprendo
Muchas gracias, Rusty. :thumbsup:

Muchas gracias, Rusty. :thumbsup:
Forum: Grammar June 22, 2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By Aprendo
OK, folks. Here's a new sentence. I don't...

OK, folks.

Here's a new sentence. I don't know why the subjunctive is needed. The indicative is not allowed.

Why is this subjunctive? TIA.


Hizo que las clases de conversación fueran...
Forum: Grammar June 15, 2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By Aprendo
Your reminder is helpful. ´que` is often...

Your reminder is helpful.

´que` is often omitted after ´ojalá´ but I'll assume a large percentage of the subjuntive follow "que" but not always.


Gracias.
Forum: Grammar June 11, 2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By Aprendo
Poli, Tomisimo, and Rusty Thanks for your...

Poli, Tomisimo, and Rusty

Thanks for your responses. They're very helpful.

Slapping myself that I didn't know this. Now I get it.

Gracias.
Forum: Grammar June 09, 2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By Aprendo
Why is the subjunctive used here?

Hola todos,

Can someone tell me why the subjunctive is used in the two sentences below?



¿Alguna vez has comido algo que te sentase mal?

¿Alguna vez has vista una película que te sentara...
Forum: Grammar December 27, 2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks for all of your replies. She's not a...

Thanks for all of your replies.

She's not a certified teacher but a very avid reader and very knowledgeable.

Interesting she didn't use "ser --> son" or "tan" but instead used "estar."


But...
Forum: Grammar December 26, 2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Aprendo
Why both correct? Indicative & Imp Subj

Today my Spanish teacher from Mexico and I were talking about corn tortillas and naturally made ones being healthier than the processed ones outside of MX and places far away.

The processed corn...
Forum: Grammar December 07, 2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Aprendo
Angelica is the best source but for me as a...

Angelica is the best source but for me as a non-native Spanish speaker learner this helped me (it may or may not help you).

I learned the "triggers" or conditions/situations to use them:

I...
Forum: Grammar December 02, 2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Aprendo
OK, gracias.

OK, gracias.
Forum: Grammar November 30, 2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Aprendo
"Perfect" you note as in...

"Perfect" you note as in pluscuamperfecto?
Forum: Grammar November 24, 2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks for both of you poli and Angelica and I'll...

Thanks for both of you poli and Angelica and I'll note your comments and save them.

Much appreciated!

I'll take special note on "Sugiero" and "Seria mejor" also.

Gracias.
Forum: Culture November 22, 2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,384
Posted By Aprendo
Gracias, Angelica. Voy a mirarla otra vez...

Gracias, Angelica.

Voy a mirarla otra vez con mi lapiz y entonces le preguntaré.
Forum: Grammar November 22, 2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Aprendo
Me gustaria + Imperfect Subjuntive

How common is this construction?

For example:

Me gustaría que vinieras a mi fiesta.

The party is in the future.

I assume using the present subjunctive is more common - and it depends on...
Forum: Culture November 02, 2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,384
Posted By Aprendo
La semana pasado vi Roma. Entendí casi todo...

La semana pasado vi Roma.

Entendí casi todo del idioma pero creo que hubo muchas cosas simbólicas que no reconocí
Forum: Grammar October 02, 2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks to both of your responses and in...

Thanks to both of your responses and in particular your specific examples Angelica.

I need to remember that (from your quote above) an "Instruction, order, or recommendation" ALWAYS is in the...
Forum: Grammar September 28, 2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By Aprendo
Why is this sentence in Past Subjuntive?

Hi, folks.

I appreciate all of the help found here.

My question is:

Why is this subordinate clause in the past subjunctive?

My native speaking teacher wrote this.
Forum: Vocabulary September 11, 2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By Aprendo
Gracias, AleC Time es una palabra neuva para...

Gracias, AleC

Time es una palabra neuva para me:


timo


MASCULINE NOUN
1. (fraud)
Forum: Grammar August 08, 2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks. :thumbsup:

Thanks. :thumbsup:
Forum: Grammar July 17, 2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks, AleC. I'll have to focus on using...

Thanks, AleC.

I'll have to focus on using these 2 terms correctly.

Cheers.
Forum: Grammar July 14, 2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By Aprendo
Tardar vs. Durar

At times they seem to refer to the same meaning in "time it takes to do or complete" an action.

Can someone clarify to specific differences and/or nuances?


Thanks.
Forum: Culture May 26, 2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,384
Posted By Aprendo
Lo leí. Gracias, Poli.

Lo leí.

Gracias, Poli.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 11, 2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,539
Posted By Aprendo
:thumbsup: Thanks, Ale and J Pablo.

:thumbsup:

Thanks, Ale and J Pablo.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 09, 2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,539
Posted By Aprendo
To be burned out

I had a Spanish lesson yesterday. My teacher is a native speaker from Argentina.

The topic of burning out - as in to burn out on a job came up and she did know of a Spanish idiom or equivalent.
...
Forum: Grammar May 06, 2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks you, AleC. I'll be focusing and using...

Thanks you, AleC.

I'll be focusing and using the Present Perfect Subjunctive now (in my long journey in Espanol).

Thank you!
Forum: Grammar May 06, 2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Aprendo
How common is Present Perfect Subjunctive use?

Quick question on the spoken usage of the Present Perfect Subjunctive.

Is it commonly used in spoken language / communication?

Moreso in writing?

Used more or less in Spain vs. Latin...
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