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Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 16, 2014, 06:33 AM
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Posted By laepelba
Fabulous site for words in context

I happened upon this website today and thought it might be useful to some of you. The main link is http://www.linguee.es/

Choose a word, enter it, and you will get several sentences with that...
Forum: Grammar January 01, 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By laepelba
Sí - estoy gozando ;) y por eso, no he leído este...

Sí - estoy gozando ;) y por eso, no he leído este tema. Pero, hoy saqué otro foto que me encanta. ¡Espero que les guste!
Forum: Grammar December 26, 2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By laepelba
¡Sí! ¡Tan hermoso el clima!

¡Sí! ¡Tan hermoso el clima!
Forum: Grammar December 23, 2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By laepelba
Talking Street level advertising

When I travel in Spanish-speaking countries, I love the mini-lessons in grammar that I get from street level advertising. I am currently in Uruguay for the holidays, and just walked past this sign. ...
Forum: Translations November 16, 2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By laepelba
Yes! That makes a lot of sense. THANK YOU!

Yes! That makes a lot of sense. THANK YOU!
Forum: Translations November 16, 2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By laepelba
Tengo dificultad con un enunciado

Recien empecé a leer El ruido de las cosas al caer escrito por Juan Gabriel Vásquez. Creo que quizás es un poco difícil para mi, pero voy a intentar leerlo.

Hay un parte de un enunciado que no...
Forum: Grammar October 21, 2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 126,088
Posted By laepelba
So, "se me engañó"? And what would be the...

So, "se me engañó"? And what would be the "pasiva refleja" option?
Forum: Practice & Homework August 14, 2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By laepelba
I've never heard it in English. I see it in the...

I've never heard it in English. I see it in the dictionary, but I've never heard it used. THANK YOU for your help - as always!
Forum: Practice & Homework August 14, 2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By laepelba
I agree that memorizing formulas without knowing...

I agree that memorizing formulas without knowing what they mean is not good - I want to continue to look through these examples ... I have the exercise set aside so that I can practice writing more...
Forum: Practice & Homework August 14, 2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By laepelba
Okay, so.... 2c) Aunque haya pocas personas...

Okay, so....

2c) Aunque haya pocas personas en esa casa, hacen mucho ruido.
2d) Aunque Mario beba poco, es un mal hábito.
2e) Por mucho calor que haga, no estaremos mal al sol.

3a) Es un...
Forum: Practice & Homework August 14, 2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By laepelba
Thanks! :)

Thanks! :)
Forum: Practice & Homework August 13, 2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By laepelba
I don't understand. The exercise said that it...

I don't understand. The exercise said that it can only be called "pasiva refleja" if there is a "complemento directo". In (2e), is "mesa" (con ""'s) the complemento directo? And in (2f), I have no...
Forum: Practice & Homework August 13, 2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By laepelba
Okay - here are my second attempts: 1) a) ...

Okay - here are my second attempts:

1)
a) Aunque haga mucho frío, saldré.
b) Aunque el examen sea difícil, lo harán. (ustedes)

2)
c) ¿¿...?? No sé....
d) Por mucho que Mario no beba,...
Forum: Vocabulary August 13, 2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,852
Posted By laepelba
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Vocabulary August 13, 2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,852
Posted By laepelba
Descampar vs. escampar

I found the word "descampar" to mean "to stop raining". When I checked my other dictionaries, it's not even there. RAE re-directs to "escampar". Is "descampar" commonly used? Only regionally?
Forum: Practice & Homework August 13, 2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By laepelba
Question Oraciones concesivas

Por favor, corrige mis respuestas (en negritos) a los ejercicios que siguen. ¡Gracias!

1) Quita importancia y/o contrasta estas afirmaciones usando aunque.

ej. No quiero ir a esa fiesta ---- ...
Forum: Practice & Homework August 11, 2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By laepelba
Question Pasivas con se

Quiero arreglar mis respuestas (en negritos) a los ejercicios que siguen:

1. Transforma estas oraciones activas en pasivas reflejas.

a. Compramos oro Se compra oro.
b. Cocinamos pescados y...
Forum: Practice & Homework August 11, 2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,138
Posted By laepelba
Gracias a los dos! Ya entiendo!

Gracias a los dos! Ya entiendo!
Forum: Practice & Homework August 09, 2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,138
Posted By laepelba
Question Se involuntario

Encontré esta lección en linea: http://www.blogdeespanol.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Se-involuntario.pdf
Y estos ejecicios: ...
Forum: Vocabulary July 27, 2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By laepelba
Okay - as I ponder this more, it makes more...

Okay - as I ponder this more, it makes more sense. I still don't like the example they gave.... :) Thanks, all!
Forum: Vocabulary July 27, 2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By laepelba
It still doesn't seem to fit with the example...

It still doesn't seem to fit with the example given...
Forum: Vocabulary July 27, 2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By laepelba
El ejemplo que se dio era "fill in the blank": ...

El ejemplo que se dio era "fill in the blank": "Me gusta mucho esta falda. Voy a ___________." Pensé que intentan "quedármela".....???
Forum: Vocabulary July 27, 2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By laepelba
Question Quedarse

Encontré este en una página en Facebook para el aprendizaje de Español. Nunca he aprendido "comprar algo" para quedarse, y ahora no puedo encontrarlo ni en RAE ni en mis otros diccionarios. Me queda...
Forum: Vocabulary July 08, 2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,963
Posted By laepelba
"So, hopefully, I'll transition eventually from...

"So, hopefully, I'll transition eventually from walking to running." What part of speech is "so" - I thought it was an adverb.....
Forum: Vocabulary July 08, 2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,963
Posted By laepelba
The other day, I was looking over some of my old...

The other day, I was looking over some of my old emails with my tutor when I started working with her almost 3 years ago. I was surprised at some of the errors I made, because they DO seem natural...
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