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Forum: Vocabulary June 14, 2010, 04:58 AM
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Posted By CarmenCarmona
Thanks, although I realised I have no time for...

Thanks, although I realised I have no time for this.. which is a pity..



Because journalists leave a lot to be desired..
Forum: Vocabulary June 11, 2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,509
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Maybe 'perros potencialmente peligrosos' is a...

Maybe 'perros potencialmente peligrosos' is a label that refers to concrete dogs of non-dangerous breeds which have developed an aggressive behaviour for some reason... or maybe not! xD

(Hello by...
Forum: Culture February 22, 2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,347
Posted By CarmenCarmona
I got it at college, in a course called...

I got it at college, in a course called 'Varieties of English'. I got honors and everything!
Forum: General Chat February 22, 2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 60,629
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Técnicamente tienes razón Irma. El problema de...

Técnicamente tienes razón Irma. El problema de comunicación está en que hay gente que para subrayar la obligación moral (en vez de posibilidad), recurren al "debe de ser". (Yo lo hago!)

-Debes de...
Forum: General Chat February 17, 2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 60,629
Posted By CarmenCarmona
yo creo que ambas son correctas y que no hay...

yo creo que ambas son correctas y que no hay ninguna diferencia


The last time I went to a carnival was last Sunday.

When was the last time you complained about something?
Forum: Vocabulary February 17, 2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,355
Posted By CarmenCarmona
And is there a word with an Anglo-Saxon root for...

And is there a word with an Anglo-Saxon root for that?
Forum: Culture February 16, 2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,347
Posted By CarmenCarmona
SOUND CHANGES IN THE UK ‘The Great Divide’...

SOUND CHANGES IN THE UK

‘The Great Divide’ is the name that was given to the changes that took place around 1750 when American and British English, which shared common features, began a separate...
Forum: Vocabulary February 16, 2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,355
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Es que tiene que ver con la cultura totalmente,...

Es que tiene que ver con la cultura totalmente, porque x ejemplo, nosotros tenemos no sé cuántas mil palabras para designar a un 'toro', mientras que los esquimales tendrán otras tantas para decir...
Forum: Vocabulary February 15, 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,355
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Joe, ¿entonces edito lo de 'nativos, nativos!'?...

Joe, ¿entonces edito lo de 'nativos, nativos!'? jaja:blackeye:
Forum: Culture February 15, 2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,347
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Firstly, we should distinguish between 'accent'...

Firstly, we should distinguish between 'accent' and 'dialect'.

A dialect entails differences in grammar and vocabulary. There is actually a Standard English, the one that they teach us in Spain...
Forum: Vocabulary February 15, 2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,355
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Question Tipos de setas/hongos en inglés

Nativos, nativos!

Vamos a ver... si este es el caso..:

Son ejemplos de setas comestibles el champiñón (http://forums.tomisimo.org/wiki/Champi%C3%B1%C3%B3n), el gurumelo...
Forum: Vocabulary February 12, 2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,315
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Ya, pero en español lo llevo innato! en inglés no!

Ya, pero en español lo llevo innato! en inglés no!
Forum: General Chat February 11, 2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 60,629
Posted By CarmenCarmona
The last time I got locked up in a room was in a...

The last time I got locked up in a room was in a Chinese restaurant's toilet. I was reluctant to be so melodramatic as to shout 'help!', so I shouted my boyfriend's name, who was far away but,...
Forum: Vocabulary February 11, 2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,315
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Por las 1000 maneras de decir las cosas en tu...

Por las 1000 maneras de decir las cosas en tu lengua materna y no ser siempre consciente de ello!
Forum: Vocabulary February 11, 2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,315
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Vaya paranoia no? Mira, creo que estoy...

Vaya paranoia no?

Mira, creo que estoy perfectamente cualificada pa ser profesora de inglés, pero pa ser profesora de español...lo dudo!
Forum: Vocabulary February 11, 2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,315
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Referring to the verb 'to have' for example, it...

Referring to the verb 'to have' for example, it would be:

-Yes, I do. --> Si, (yo) sí que lo tengo (yo).
-No, I don't. --> No, (yo) no lo tengo (yo).

In Spanish you have to repeat the...
Forum: Practice & Homework February 11, 2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,601
Posted By CarmenCarmona
y cómo se dice en inglés? recycling plants? o es...

y cómo se dice en inglés? recycling plants? o es una españolada como dice tu profe?! jaja
Forum: General Chat February 11, 2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 60,629
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Yesterday night my boyfriend and I had Chinese...

Yesterday night my boyfriend and I had Chinese food for dinner and I will only say that it is the last time ever I have that sauce with bamboo and mushrooms.

By the way, how do you distinguish...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques February 11, 2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,783
Posted By CarmenCarmona
My conviction was: not to overuse them, at least!

My conviction was: not to overuse them, at least!
Forum: Grammar February 11, 2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,620
Posted By CarmenCarmona
When my Old English lecturer said that Basque's...

When my Old English lecturer said that Basque's origin was unknown, someone in class suggested that ETA probably made it up as a secret language...:crazy:
Forum: General Chat February 10, 2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,318
Posted By CarmenCarmona
qué bonica la canción, y qué razón tiene!

qué bonica la canción, y qué razón tiene!
Forum: Grammar February 10, 2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,620
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Jolín! (I can't say swearwords, can I?) I learnt...

Jolín! (I can't say swearwords, can I?) I learnt that about this type of plural this year.

I didn't know it because in Spanish those type of words don't vary: Crisis, tesis, etc. and I thought...
Forum: General Chat February 10, 2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,318
Posted By CarmenCarmona
Krotalito must be a she! haha

Krotalito must be a she! haha
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques February 10, 2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,783
Posted By CarmenCarmona
:thumbsup::good::) I'll use emoticones in...

:thumbsup::good::)

I'll use emoticones in the end!
Forum: Grammar February 10, 2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,620
Posted By CarmenCarmona
I was adding Oceania right now and I've happened...

I was adding Oceania right now and I've happened to be wrong!!

That was probably what my lecturer meant!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Language_family

at the end of that site there's a map...
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