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Forum: General Chat September 25, 2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Hablemos sobre los gatos del mundo

¿Tienes un gato?

¿Amas gatos y gatitos?

¿Cómo muestras tu amor para tus gatos?

¿Cómo cuidas de tus gatos?

Tengo un gato. Tiene cinco años y medio. Es rojo, como Puss in Boots. Es muy...
Forum: Grammar September 25, 2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,399
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Great explanation! It addresses my confusion very...

Great explanation! It addresses my confusion very well. Thanks!
Forum: Practice & Homework September 22, 2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,335
Posted By Coffee Kitten
¿Son éstos mejores? * Pienso que no tengo...

¿Son éstos mejores?

* Pienso que no tengo muchos días para vivir.
* Pienso que no viviré más largamente.
* Pienso que no tengo mucho tiempo dejado.



Traduje de "Eleven Plus," un nivel en...
Forum: Grammar September 19, 2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,228
Posted By Coffee Kitten
¿Es correcto «pensar en»?

La frase no suena bien para mí porque traduzco «en» a «into», pero mi libro la enseña. No entiendo como la usar correctamente. Por ejemplos, ¿son correctos? «Piense en mí. Pienso en ti.» «Pensamos en...
Forum: Other Languages September 18, 2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,047
Posted By Coffee Kitten
I don't know Japanese so I can't make the...

I don't know Japanese so I can't make the comparison on my own, so I did some searching around and found out that, apparently, the Filipino language does have some Japanese-derived words.
...
Forum: Practice & Homework September 17, 2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,858
Posted By Coffee Kitten
wrholt, BenCondor: Son buenos consejos. Gracias.

wrholt, BenCondor: Son buenos consejos. Gracias.
Forum: General Chat September 17, 2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,398
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Si, para ti, está bien nos decirlo, ¿qué clase de...

Si, para ti, está bien nos decirlo, ¿qué clase de negocio quieres tener? Si no tendría mi propio laboratorio :p, mi prometido y yo haríamos nuestro propio negocio también, quizás un restaurante.
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,398
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Si pudieras hacer cualquier cosa en la vida...

... ¿qué harías? y, ¿porqué?

Para mí, quiero tener mi propio laboratorio de química, donde puedo hacer cualquier experimento que me gusta. ¿Sueño como una científica loca? :D En verdad, quiero...
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,088
Posted By Coffee Kitten
¿Puedo juntaros? Quiero practicar en escribir en...

¿Puedo juntaros? Quiero practicar en escribir en español, y puedo ayudaros con vuestro inglés.

Me gusta hablar sobre ciencia y tecnología mucho, pero estaría bien con hablar sobre (casi)...
Forum: Practice & Homework September 16, 2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,858
Posted By Coffee Kitten
wrholt: En verdad, yo adivinaba la traducción y...

wrholt: En verdad, yo adivinaba la traducción y no era seguro. Gracias por la clarificación. Además, la palabra filipina "ang" normalmente traduce a "el/la" en español, sino a "los que" antes de un...
Forum: Practice & Homework September 14, 2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,335
Posted By Coffee Kitten
El monólogo de Valerie (la primera parte)

Ésta es una práctica en traducción. Traduje unas frases del monólogo de Valerie (http://www.whysanity.net/monos/vendetta3.html) en la película "V for Vendetta."

Sé que no hay ninguna manera de que...
Forum: Practice & Homework September 13, 2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,858
Posted By Coffee Kitten
¡No hay ningún milagro!

Esta es mi práctica en traducción. Traduje el monólogo de la actriz filipina Nora Aunor en la película "Himala" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himala#Subject_and_impact) (Milagro).

¡No hay ningún...
Forum: Grammar September 05, 2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,676
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Claro. Gracias a vosotros.

Claro. Gracias a vosotros.
Forum: Grammar September 05, 2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,399
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Alec: Wow, so many ways to construct sentences...

Alec: Wow, so many ways to construct sentences that mean (almost) the same thing! :eek: Okay, looks like I gotta practice writing sentences in at least three ways from now on...

As for...
Forum: Grammar September 04, 2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,676
Posted By Coffee Kitten
¿Un "se" o dos?

Si se usa un pronombre impersonal "se" con un verbo reflexivo, ¿debe usar uno "se" o dos "se"? Por ejemplo:

¿Cuál frase es correcta?

Se debe levantarse temprano.
o Se debe levantar temprano.
...
Forum: Grammar August 31, 2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,399
Posted By Coffee Kitten
I have an idea. I tried translating the sentences...

I have an idea. I tried translating the sentences to passive voice and they kinda made more sense to me.

* Se les figura que son ricos. That they are rich is imagined by them.
* Se nos olvidó...
Forum: Grammar August 29, 2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,399
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Hi Angelica! The chapter is about reflexive...

Hi Angelica! The chapter is about reflexive verbs. These were the examples supplied:

* Se les figura que son ricos. They imagine they are rich.
* Se nos olvidó decirte. We forgot to tell you.
*...
Forum: Grammar August 28, 2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,399
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Hmm... I think I got the use of "se" in "se me...

Hmm... I think I got the use of "se" in "se me olvidó el pasaporte;" basically, it's blaming the passport for forgetting to be with me (or something like that).

But how do I know when I'm allowed...
Forum: Other Languages August 28, 2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,047
Posted By Coffee Kitten
vita32: Not to mention the Filipino words kubeta...

vita32: Not to mention the Filipino words kubeta (toilet), lamyerda (to go out and have fun), and kesehoda (who cares). I learned only recently that the latter two were derived from Spanish...
Forum: Grammar August 27, 2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,399
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Reflexive verbs that admit impersonal reflexive construction

The Spanish grammar textbook that I'm using says:

Some reflexive verbs admit the impersonal reflexive construction and take, therefore, an indirect object (e.g. Se le olvidó la carta.)

What...
Forum: Other Languages August 27, 2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,047
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Thanks! English is used as a medium of...

Thanks! English is used as a medium of instruction and written communication here in the Philippines, so we Filipinos learn the language from an early age. Plus, the English language is a major...
Forum: Other Languages August 25, 2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,047
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Filipino and Spanish

I just wish to share a few thoughts on my experience as a Filipino learning the Spanish language.

First, the perks: Since many Filipino words were derived from Spanish (owing to our country's...
Forum: Translations August 18, 2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,203
Posted By Coffee Kitten
¡Muchas gracias, Rusty!

¡Muchas gracias, Rusty!
Forum: Translations August 18, 2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,203
Posted By Coffee Kitten
Question Hacer to express time in a question

I read in a book that "I have been living here for a year." can be translated to "Hace un año que vivo aquí."

Following the same pattern, I have translated "How long have you been here?" to...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques August 13, 2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,125
Posted By Coffee Kitten
No magic formulas, then? :( Just kidding. Thanks!...

No magic formulas, then? :( Just kidding. Thanks! I'll just keep listening and practicing.
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