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Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques May 18, 2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,549
Posted By satchrocks
Escuchar a las peliculas vs. otros medios

En su experiencia, escuchar películas más difícil que escuchar otros medios que tienen un idioma hablado extranjero? Cuando miro las noticias o escucho a la radio usualmente puedo entender mucho,...
Forum: Other Languages April 22, 2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,872
Posted By satchrocks
Portuguese Book for Spanish Student?

Any suggestions for a good book with which to learn Portuguese for someone who has studied Spanish for a couple of years? I saw a couple of "teach yourself Portuguese" books in the bookstore, but I...
Forum: Culture March 28, 2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,458
Posted By satchrocks
Barcelona - Spanish?

I've heard varying things about languages in Barcelona; from what I understand, Catalan is preferred, but Spanish is taught in schools. Is this right? Also:

Does anyone know any idiomatic...
Forum: Grammar February 27, 2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 977
Posted By satchrocks
No me tienes que recordar

Yo estaba viendo "Biutiful" (una pelicula bonita, pero muy triste), y una personaje dijo, "No me tienes recordar." Porque no ha dicho, "No tienes recordarme?" Cuado debe de poner el objeto al...
Forum: Other Languages August 23, 2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,923
Posted By satchrocks
Stimmt? Ich weiss, dass ich 'Englisch auf...

Stimmt? Ich weiss, dass ich 'Englisch auf Deutsch' ein bisschen zu viel schreibe (z.B.: ich verwende englischen Idiome, usw.) - jedoch kann mann den Beitrag verstehen, nicht wahr:p?
Forum: Grammar August 23, 2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,667
Posted By satchrocks
Pretérito Perfecto vs. Pretérito

Cuando oigo gentes, que tienen Español como un idioma primero, noto que ellos frecuemente usan el construcción pretérito perfecto para ciertas palabras y frases. Por ejemplo, es muy normál que decir...
Forum: Other Languages August 23, 2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,923
Posted By satchrocks
Ach so! Ich finde dieses Thema so schoen, weil...

Ach so! Ich finde dieses Thema so schoen, weil ich die deutsche Sprache viel ueben muss, um in Deutschland zu studieren (ich habe schon da besucht, aber meine Wortschatz wird schlecht zu schnell...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques November 25, 2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By satchrocks
Best in Spain

Are there any good Spanish-learning schools located in Spain? Thanks!
Forum: Grammar September 14, 2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By satchrocks
Dropping the S?

Conozco es común que omitir el "s" a el fin de algunas palabras en dialectos de areas certias (Puerto Rico, por ejemplo). Pero a veces yo oígo gentes hispanicos pronuncian las palabras sin "S" en...
Forum: Grammar August 21, 2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,472
Posted By satchrocks
So in the case of "les veo," why isn't the direct...

So in the case of "les veo," why isn't the direct object (los) used? It seems to me that "les veo" would be translated "I see (at) them," whereas "los veo" would be ("I see them"), a statement that...
Forum: Grammar August 21, 2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,319
Posted By satchrocks
Conditional vs. Subjunctive

Are there some general rules for remembering when to use the conditional vs. the subjunctive, and, more generally, are there any general guidelines for subjunctive vs. indicative use?
Forum: Translations June 22, 2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,536
Posted By satchrocks
"Voy a (infinitive)" vs. Future tense

In English, the phrase "I will eat" seems to carry more definitive force than "I am going to eat." Does the same apply in Spanish?

For example, if someone were to ask my my plans for the night...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques January 06, 2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,880
Posted By satchrocks
Ya no se sobre el pais, aunque me gustaria...

Ya no se sobre el pais, aunque me gustaria aprender en un ciudad.:thumbsup:
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques January 05, 2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,880
Posted By satchrocks
Language Immersion!

It's been awhile since I've been on the forums, uni's been keeping me busy.:eek:

I realize that I'm not going to go from "knowing enough to get by" to fluent in a week or two, but if I were to...
Forum: Other Languages August 13, 2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,835
Posted By satchrocks
Where Latin gets somewhat tricky is that its...

Where Latin gets somewhat tricky is that its nouns undergo a sort of "conjugation" of their own (they're not being conjugated per se, but they change form based on their use within the sentence).
...
Forum: Grammar August 13, 2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 19,168
Posted By satchrocks
Creo :p que: "Creer" significa "to believe"...

Creo :p que:

"Creer" significa "to believe" - "I don't believe this" = "No creo este"

Pensar, por otra parte, significa "to think" - "Necesito pinsar" = "I need to think"

Creer signifies...
Forum: Vocabulary August 13, 2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,398
Posted By satchrocks
Gracias! Asi que... Cual frase es...

Gracias!

Asi que...

Cual frase es correcto:

"Damelo"
o
"Dale me lo"
Forum: Culture August 13, 2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,571
Posted By satchrocks
Looseness of Spanish Grammar?

Disclaimer: I'm not trying to use this thread as justification to learn Spanish poorly or incompletely!:eek:

After having spoken with a few native Spanish Speakers (Latin American), I am getting...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques August 12, 2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,269
Posted By satchrocks
Yo estoy de acuerdo que Audacity es un program...

Yo estoy de acuerdo que Audacity es un program bueno.

Además, Windows Media Player tiene este opción tambíen:

View ---> Enhancements ---> Play Speed Settings.

Gracias para los consejos con...
Forum: Technical things August 12, 2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,079
Posted By satchrocks
So you are trying to record sounds playing on the...

So you are trying to record sounds playing on the internet (i.e. a song, video file, etc.) so that you can replay them off of the internet?

If this is the case, the reason for your difficulty may...
Forum: Culture August 11, 2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,179
Posted By satchrocks
Es verdar. Nadie en el mundo de anglófonos usan...

Es verdar. Nadie en el mundo de anglófonos usan las palabras como Shakespeare; aunque la lengua es muy bonita, ya no está. (A vez quiero ingles podría mas fomral, por que tiene muchos argotes).
Forum: Vocabulary August 11, 2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,398
Posted By satchrocks
Dale

Estoy un poco confudido sobre respecta a el uso de la palabra "dale." Creo que significa "go" o "to hit upon" (i.e. to hit upon a point in conversation). Sin embargo, yo estaba buscar en google y...
Forum: Grammar August 09, 2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,238
Posted By satchrocks
General Subjunctive Rules?

This may be too general of a question, but can anyone give me any advice as to when the subjunctive should be used? In my studies in Latin, it was easier to tell only because virtually no...
Forum: Grammar August 06, 2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,932
Posted By satchrocks
How would you say this phrase (idiomatically) in...

How would you say this phrase (idiomatically) in Spanish?
Forum: Idioms & Sayings August 05, 2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,501
Posted By satchrocks
"It's up to you"

I would normally say (translating from English):

"Está para tu decidir"

Is there a better way to express this?
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