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Forum: Grammar October 26, 2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By tony
Question Worst & best

I do not understand in which context the words peor and lejor are used. It seems that peor can be used as an adjective and adverb and used for both worse and worst. Alternatively, mejor also can be...
Forum: Grammar October 21, 2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,735
Posted By tony
Introduce = Presentar

I learned to introduce someone as follows:

Te quiero presentar Antonio. Why te quiero and not yo quiero?
Forum: Vocabulary October 18, 2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By tony
What is your name

What is your name? I learned to say this "como se llama" literally meaning what are you called or by what name are you called? Why is se (third person) used and not te (second person)?
Forum: Grammar July 02, 2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 46
Sticky: Para or Por
Views: 51,037
Posted By tony
Para or Por

I need some basic guidelines in the usage of para and por.

Necesito unas directivas basicas del uso de para y por. Cuando se usa o dice para y cuando se usa o dice por? Gracias.

Please...
Forum: Daily Spanish Word May 28, 2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,974
Posted By tony
When is la (f) and el (m) used or in which...

When is la (f) and el (m) used or in which contexts - little bit confused?
Forum: Vocabulary May 09, 2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By tony
Instrucciones

I have learned two ways to ask for directions:

Donde esta al mercado? and
Donde queda el mercado?

Which is correct? It seems the second choice actually translates "where it is the...
Forum: Grammar May 07, 2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,176
Posted By tony
Exclamation Bien or buenos/buenas

Can someone give me some "simple" general guideline for the use of bien, bueno(s) an buena(s)? I am confused when to use which. :rolleyes:Gracias.
Forum: Grammar May 06, 2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By tony
I like your answer. It really helps Tengo...

I like your answer. It really helps
Tengo gusto de su respuesta. ╔l realmente ayudas.
Forum: Grammar May 05, 2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By tony
Then

What is the difference in meaning between entonces and pues? When is one used versus the other?:thinking:
Forum: Translations May 03, 2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,089
Posted By tony
Calling someone on the phone

What is the more appropriate way to say "I am calling Juan"?:thinking:

Estoy llamando a Juan
or
Llamo a Juan
Forum: Daily Spanish Word April 30, 2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,102
Posted By tony
Correction: I have not been able to find...

Correction: I have not been able to find decepcionarse in any disctionary. decepcionarse
Forum: Daily Spanish Word April 30, 2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,102
Posted By tony
I have not been able to fing decepcionarse in any...

I have not been able to fing decepcionarse in any dictionary. I am looking for the present tense conjugation of this verb.
Forum: Grammar April 30, 2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,651
Posted By tony
Upon closer listening to the CD last night, the...

Upon closer listening to the CD last night, the word used was in fact deseas, not neces. Thanks.
Forum: Grammar April 29, 2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,651
Posted By tony
I will try to listen closer and more carefully...

I will try to listen closer and more carefully tonight. My hearing is not the best and the pace at which the persons on the CD's speak is sometimes very fast and not discernible, especially for a...
Forum: Grammar April 29, 2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,651
Posted By tony
Smile Necesitar o neces

In studying instruction beginning Spanish CD's, there was a conversation in which a man asks a women "Pues Inez, neces caminar en la playa un poco, o neces bailar?

I understand the present tense...
Forum: Grammar April 16, 2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By tony
What's next?

I am trying to differentiate between two translations for the word next: siguiente and proximo(a). 1. Proxima semana, proximo Marte
2. siguiete dia - numero, etc.

What are the appropriate...
Forum: Translations April 14, 2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By tony
Smile I would like to introduce

Come se dice "I would like to introduce"?

Te quero presenta o te quero presentar?

I can't quite pick up the phoentics from the CD's I am using (Total Immersion).
Forum: Introductions April 14, 2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,356
Posted By tony
Post Introduction

My name is Tony. I studied Spanish in high school and had an excellent teacher. My first language was actually Polish as my parents were post WWll immigrants. I want to learn and become proficient in...
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