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Forum: General Chat December 11, 2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,243
Posted By Jessicake
Ah, you do not want to mix those up! My great...

Ah, you do not want to mix those up! My great grandmother is a native Spanish speaker and changed the sheets on the beds often. Because her accent was so thick, when she would say that she was going...
Forum: Culture December 11, 2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,926
Posted By Jessicake
Yes, I believe "Me han dicho" is the same as...

Yes, I believe "Me han dicho" is the same as saying "I have been told" or "I've been told" :)
Forum: Culture December 08, 2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,185
Posted By Jessicake
Living in South Texas, I've found that the...

Living in South Texas, I've found that the word-changing kind of Spanglish (as opposed to say, substituting a Spanish word into an otherwise English sentence) tends to annoy people. My grandma knew...
Forum: Grammar December 07, 2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,559
Posted By Jessicake
I know very little Spanish at the moment, so I...

I know very little Spanish at the moment, so I could very well be wrong when I say this, but this is how I understand it at the moment:

gustar = to please

Me gusta manzanas = Apples please me....
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques December 06, 2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,441
Posted By Jessicake
When I was in high school I got bad grades in...

When I was in high school I got bad grades in Spanish because my atrocious handwriting didn't distinguish between i and í!
Forum: Culture December 04, 2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,926
Posted By Jessicake
El baño

I have been told that while in the US you would ask to use the "bathroom" when you need to use the toilet, in other English speaking countries this is a very odd thing to say because if you ask for...
Forum: Introductions December 03, 2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By Jessicake
Thanks, everyone!

Thanks, everyone!
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback December 03, 2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,237
Posted By Jessicake
I have to disagree! I found this place just last...

I have to disagree! I found this place just last night and I've already learned so much just by reading posts made by others. Like Rusty said, people who weren't online when the question was asked...
Forum: Grammar December 03, 2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By Jessicake
Asking what certain places are next to such as...

Asking what certain places are next to such as "Where are the shops next to?" isn't incorrect, but it sounds just a bit awkward. It's more common to ask the question the other way around, such as...
Forum: Grammar December 03, 2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 42
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Views: 48,303
Posted By Jessicake
I still don't have it down, but I've managed to...

I still don't have it down, but I've managed to do it a couple of times (I just started practicing this morning!). Adding a very quick D sound sort of helps with getting the hang of it. Instead of...
Forum: Grammar December 03, 2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,439
Posted By Jessicake
Here are two correct ways to type "The clothes...

Here are two correct ways to type "The clothes should be cleaning."

"Clean" as an adjective:
"The clothes should be clean."

"Clean" as a verb:
"The clothes should be cleaned."
Forum: Vocabulary December 03, 2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,602
Posted By Jessicake
The above poster is correct!

The above poster is correct!
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques December 03, 2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 27,191
Posted By Jessicake
Speaking and listening is always a problem. I'm...

Speaking and listening is always a problem. I'm just plain horrible at it, even in my own native language.
Forum: Introductions December 02, 2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By Jessicake
Sounds handy! I'm just teaching myself at the...

Sounds handy! I'm just teaching myself at the moment; using websites and Rosetta Stone. My boyfriend and I are going to learn together so we have conversation buddies.
Forum: Culture December 02, 2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,340
Posted By Jessicake
It's very important to learn the dominant...

It's very important to learn the dominant language of the country you are living in. There are few opportunities for success when you can't properly communicate with most of the population. However,...
Forum: Introductions December 02, 2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By Jessicake
I'm new!

(Firstly, I apologize if this is a duplicate. I typed out a nice thread earlier and I got an error message saying I needed at least three characters and the text box was totally blank. I didn't see...
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