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Forum: Grammar November 12, 2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,850
Posted By pogo
Thanks for the help guys.

Thanks for the help guys.
Forum: Grammar November 11, 2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,850
Posted By pogo
Thanks for the help, could you give me some...

Thanks for the help, could you give me some examples of when you do use a + verb?

I know you can say something like 'voy a hablar' but I still don't totally understand why the a is needed and you...
Forum: Grammar November 11, 2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,850
Posted By pogo
Noun + de/a + verb

This is something that's confused me for a while, if I wanted to say 'easy to use' it seems like there are 3 options:

fácil usar
fácil a usar
fácil de usar

I think it's the last one but I'm...
Forum: Culture October 29, 2008, 03:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,916
Posted By pogo
That makes sense since Ofelia is a princess so...

That makes sense since Ofelia is a princess so you'd expect him to address her more respectfully, but I would have thought usted would be the best way to do this. I guess it must be a historical...
Forum: Culture October 28, 2008, 03:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,916
Posted By pogo
Has anyone seen Pan's labyrinth?

When I watched this film I noticed Faun always refers to Ofelia with the vosotros form and I was wondering if anyone knew why instead of using the tú form? It seems a little odd to refer to a little...
Forum: General Chat October 09, 2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,374
Posted By pogo
I've used Rosetta stone as well and it's very...

I've used Rosetta stone as well and it's very good for teaching you to remember objects such as different fruits or animals for example but doing more complicated things gets very difficult to...
Forum: General Chat October 09, 2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,374
Posted By pogo
I like the idea of using real conversations as...

I like the idea of using real conversations as opposed to scripted ones but I think that could cause problems for beginners. Even with a transcript I imagine it'd be quite difficult to follow. I also...
Forum: General Chat October 09, 2008, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,374
Posted By pogo
Language learning software

I'm thinking of writing my own language learning software (Spanish will be first) but I'm a bit unsure of the best approach to take to create something that will actually help people learn.
At the...
Forum: Grammar November 03, 2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,882
Posted By pogo
can't wait to read that, por and para are two...

can't wait to read that, por and para are two very incredibly confusing words.
Forum: General Chat November 03, 2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,166
Posted By pogo
i haven't heard alot of Spanish music but i love...

i haven't heard alot of Spanish music but i love Granada, there's a great video on YouTube of Pavarotti singing it here: http://youtube.com/watch?v=QUobNguwhTI
Forum: General Chat November 03, 2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,898
Posted By pogo
Firefox, i absolutely hate internet explorer, IE7...

Firefox, i absolutely hate internet explorer, IE7 is slightly better than IE6 but it's still total rubbish. I know it seems a bit over the top to hate a web browser but i build websites for a living...
Forum: Grammar October 03, 2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,260
Posted By pogo
gracias Sosia, ahora entiendo.

gracias Sosia, ahora entiendo.
Forum: Grammar October 02, 2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,260
Posted By pogo
thanks for the reply, if it's mainly limiting...

thanks for the reply, if it's mainly limiting adjectives how come words like buen and bueno go first?
Forum: Grammar October 01, 2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,260
Posted By pogo
adjective noun order

Hi guys,

I know usually the adjective comes after the noun but under what circumstances does it go in front? Is it just with certain words like "gran".

thanks for any help.
Forum: Grammar June 16, 2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,048
Posted By pogo
I think you need to use Quisiera, so you could...

I think you need to use Quisiera, so you could say "Quisiera un globo por favor".
Forum: Idioms & Sayings June 15, 2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,262
Posted By pogo
sitting on the fence: entre dos aguas

sitting on the fence: entre dos aguas
Forum: Grammar June 15, 2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,886
Posted By pogo
thanks David, i think i am slowly improving with...

thanks David, i think i am slowly improving with my Spanish. I can read it much better than i can write or speak which is only natural i suppose.
Forum: Grammar June 14, 2007, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,886
Posted By pogo
thanks David. One other thing, i'm writing...

thanks David.

One other thing, i'm writing an article for think vitamin on localisation and it has a couple of Spanish sentences in it so could you let me know if they're ok.

John likes apples ...
Forum: Grammar June 13, 2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,886
Posted By pogo
verb infinitives

Can someone explain the difference between these:

ganar
a ganar
de ganar

I keep seeing them in Spanish sentences and i'm not sure what the difference is particularly between the first two, ...
Forum: Grammar June 07, 2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,533
Posted By pogo
thanks guys!

thanks guys!
Forum: Grammar June 06, 2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,533
Posted By pogo
vivo yo

I've been listening to some Spanish language podcasts and in one episode they teach a song, the first line is

En mi cuidad donde vivo yo.

How come it uses vivo yo and not yo vivo? Is it just a...
Forum: Practice & Homework May 29, 2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,064
Posted By pogo
gracias David, pero cual es la diferencia entre...

gracias David, pero cual es la diferencia entre gustar y gustar que?
Forum: Practice & Homework May 29, 2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,064
Posted By pogo
sí, Barça = Barcelona. un cambio es algo que...

sí, Barça = Barcelona.

un cambio es algo que es diferente, usualmente el Real o el Barça gana la liga pero este año es posible que el Sevilla podría ganarlo.

¿Quién te gustaría ganarla?
Forum: Culture May 25, 2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,524
Posted By pogo
David, if you do plan on making a Firefox...

David, if you do plan on making a Firefox extension i strongly recommend you read: http://www.borngeek.com/firefox/toolbar-tutorial/

I'm doing an extension myself and found this really useful,...
Forum: Practice & Homework May 25, 2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,064
Posted By pogo
¿Quién ganará la liga?

El Real Madrid y el Barça tienen el mismo número de puntos y creo que el Real la ganará, en cambio espero que el Sevilla la gane porque sería un cambio.
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