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Forum: Grammar June 19, 2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By fglorca
Thanks again, AngelicaDeAlquezar, very much...

Thanks again, AngelicaDeAlquezar, very much appreciated.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By fglorca
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By fglorca
Thanks a million, AngelicaDeAlquezar. These are...

Thanks a million, AngelicaDeAlquezar. These are superb explanations, and even better examples! Much appreciated.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By fglorca
What will the weather be like?

Do you know what the weather will be like over next week?


¿Sabes cómo es (será) la previsión meteorológica (el pronóstico) durante la semana que viene (la próxima semana)?
¿Sabes cómo va a...
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By fglorca
Qué vs Que

That’s great! = ¡Qué bien!

The ‘e’ in 'que' takes a written accent, am I correct?

Many thanks in advance.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By fglorca
Escuela / Colegio / Instituto

What is the exact difference between these three in Spain:
• La escuela
• El colegio
• El instituto

I know that ‘el instituto’ is only for secondary school, but can the other two refer to both...
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By fglorca
How to get there

How do I get there? (i.e. I’m looking for directions)
• ¿Cómo se puede llegar allí?
• ¿Cómo puedo llegar allí?
• ¿Cómo se puede ir allí?
• ¿Cómo puedo ir allí?
• Cómo se llega a ese sitio?...
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By fglorca
Sobre Vs De

I would like some information about the city:
• Me gustaría (alguna) información sobre la ciudad.

Can I replace sobre with de?

Many thanks in advance.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By fglorca
Thanks, Rusty. I thought so, too. I ask because a...

Thanks, Rusty. I thought so, too. I ask because a native Spanish teenager omitted the preposition 'de', and it got me wondering...
Forum: Grammar June 17, 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By fglorca
Thanks so much. So, without the preposition...

Thanks so much.

So, without the preposition 'de' (i.e. 'de si') the sentence below is incorrect?

No estoy seguro si podré ir contigo.
Forum: Grammar June 17, 2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By fglorca
Once again, thank you so much,...

Once again, thank you so much, AngelicaDeAlquezar. These are excellent examples!
Forum: Grammar June 17, 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By fglorca
Thank you so much, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you so much, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Grammar June 17, 2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By fglorca
Estar seguro (de que)

No estoy seguro si podré ir contigo.
No estoy seguro de que si podré ir contigo.

I know the first sentence is correct, and I think the second one is, too, but I’m not completely sure.

Many...
Forum: Grammar June 17, 2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By fglorca
Al Festival Internacional vs a El Festival Internacional

Quiero ir al Festival Internacional de Música en Benicàssim.

Is there any situation where we can say: a El Festival Internacional…?

How do we know if these kinds of terms (e.g. festivals,...
Forum: Grammar June 17, 2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By fglorca
Pensar en

Voy a pasar quince días con mis amigos en Madrid y estamos pensando en ir a un partido de fútbol.

Do we need the preposition ‘en’ in the above sentence?
I know we tend to say: pensamos ir a un...
Forum: Grammar June 13, 2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By fglorca
Thanks, Rusty.

Thanks, Rusty.
Forum: Grammar June 13, 2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By fglorca
Confianza

Por mi parte, tan sólo decirle que tiene toda mi confianza.
From my end, I just wanted to tell you that you can totally trust me.

I don't think trust is the correct word her...are other other...
Forum: Grammar June 13, 2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By fglorca
Agrado

Espero que mi hijo sea de vuestro agrado y que congenie muy bien con su hijo.
I Hope that you get on with my son and that my son gets on with your son.


Have I translated 'agrado' correctly...
Forum: Grammar May 24, 2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By fglorca
School trip

I want to go on our school trip to London:


Quiero ir en nuestro viaje de estudios a Londres.
Queiro ir en nuestra salida escolar a Londres.


Are both of these correct?
Is there another...
Forum: Grammar May 21, 2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By fglorca
Al principio

Me voy a principios de junio.

Me voy al principio de mayo.

The second one is incorrect, am I right?

Al principio can't be followed by the preposition 'de', can it?
Al principio can only...
Forum: Grammar May 21, 2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By fglorca
Excellent - thank you, Rusty.

Excellent - thank you, Rusty.
Forum: Grammar May 14, 2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By fglorca
Conditional in the past

When I was young, I used to play football (I would play football):
• Cuando era pequeño, jugaba al fútbol.

Can we use the Conditional in Spanish as well?
• Cuando era pequeño, jugaría al...
Forum: Grammar May 14, 2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By fglorca
Thanks so much for your excellent explanations!

Thanks so much for your excellent explanations!
Forum: Grammar May 14, 2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By fglorca
Muchas gracias a todos.

Muchas gracias a todos.
Forum: Grammar April 25, 2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By fglorca
Thanks guys. So, just to confirm, if I decide...

Thanks guys.
So, just to confirm, if I decide not to use the infinitive, and use "No pienso que me acueste" - is it true that this is grammatically correct, but not used very often?

Would the...
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