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Forum: Translations February 21, 2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By zuma022
I agree, it's exactly the same. The same way you...

I agree, it's exactly the same. The same way you cannot understand that to know confuses native Spanish speakers who suddenly only need one verb for two different situations, is why you see ambiguity...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques January 24, 2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By zuma022
Interesting. Thanks for sharing wrholt. Would you...

Interesting. Thanks for sharing wrholt. Would you say you were at a similar level after graduating from university?
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques January 24, 2016, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By zuma022
University Spanish

The other day I was talking to a friend who is now employed at our local university and gets nearly free tuition. So he said that he's looking into an MA in French. I told him that I had no idea he...
Forum: Vocabulary September 04, 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By zuma022
Oh right! Of course, now it makes perfect sense....

Oh right! Of course, now it makes perfect sense. Thanks!
Forum: Vocabulary September 04, 2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By zuma022
Translation help

I'm reading a story and there is this sentence:

Ayer nos escribió, prácticamente diciendo que ya no tiene nada que la una a México.

I'm confused by 'nada que la una'. According to context it...
Forum: Introductions June 01, 2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By zuma022
Nomol en Schwiizer! Sali Marcel. Welcome to...

Nomol en Schwiizer! Sali Marcel.
Welcome to the forum!
Forum: General Chat April 29, 2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,504
Posted By zuma022
I admire what you want to do Zerk, but I also...

I admire what you want to do Zerk, but I also don't think it's going to work. Aside from the points made, you would have to speak Spanish 100% to her and unless you're a native speaker or have a near...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 16, 2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,839
Posted By zuma022
Great, thanks!

Great, thanks!
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 11, 2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,839
Posted By zuma022
Oh ok, so the above example would work then?...

Oh ok, so the above example would work then? Thanks Rusty
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 10, 2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,839
Posted By zuma022
So more business related? Like an actual deal?

So more business related? Like an actual deal?
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 10, 2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,839
Posted By zuma022
¡Trato hecho!

I'm trying to figure out when to use this expression. Am I right assuming that it means something like 'Deal!' or 'Agreed!'?
For example if we go for dinner and my friend says if we can't eat at xy...
Forum: Other Languages March 30, 2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,888
Posted By zuma022
Ich lese selten deutsche Bücher, aber vor kurzem...

Ich lese selten deutsche Bücher, aber vor kurzem habe ich Der Schwarm von Frank Schätzing gelesen. Ist ein gutes Sci-fi Buch und mit fast 1000 Seiten wärst du ein Weilchen beschäftigt. Haha...
Forum: Grammar February 09, 2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By zuma022
Got it! Thanks so much Angelica. Now the que +...

Got it! Thanks so much Angelica. Now the que + inf above makes sense.
Forum: Grammar February 09, 2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By zuma022
Thanks to both of you. I was going to say that I...

Thanks to both of you. I was going to say that I can only think of tener que and hay que where an infinitive follows, only to realise that I did use tener que!

So just to confirm, something like...
Forum: Grammar February 09, 2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By zuma022
Para/que

I usually say:
Tengo muchas cosas para hacer.

I've been told this one is better:
Tengo muchas cosas que hacer.

Are both correct? Is there a difference in meaning or is one more...
Forum: General Chat January 09, 2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,033
Posted By zuma022
wrholt, sorry for the late reply, I was...

wrholt, sorry for the late reply, I was travelling over the holidays. Thanks for taking the time and your detailed response, this is very helpful! Appreciate it
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques December 29, 2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,582
Posted By zuma022
To me the key to speak fluently is to have lots...

To me the key to speak fluently is to have lots and lots and LOTS of speaking practice. Ideally immersion but these days with the internet and Skype it's quite easy to find language partners to...
Forum: General Chat December 26, 2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,033
Posted By zuma022
Interesting Mozzo, thanks for sharing. Your...

Interesting Mozzo, thanks for sharing. Your French experience sounds about the same as mine. No chance to have a proper conversation or understanding tv, but enough to order a cup of coffee in Paris....
Forum: General Chat December 19, 2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,033
Posted By zuma022
That's good to know, thanks. I recently passed...

That's good to know, thanks. I recently passed the DELE B2, I think I'll look into challenging a lower level one and hopefully take some courses at the upper level.
Forum: General Chat December 18, 2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,033
Posted By zuma022
Post secondary Spanish classes

I know this might be a stupid question, but I'm curious. At what level (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_European_Framework_of_Reference_for_Languages) is your Spanish (or any foreign language for...
Forum: Other Languages November 28, 2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,366
Posted By zuma022
I've known both English and Spanish native...

I've known both English and Spanish native speakers who learned German and I wouldn't call it easy judging by their experience. It's definitely a stretch to call them sister languages. They have the...
Forum: Culture November 05, 2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,502
Posted By zuma022
I started out watching animated movies, like...

I started out watching animated movies, like Finding Nemo, Frankenweenie, Gaturro, etc and also re watch some favourite movies and TV shows in Spanish. If you don't have to strain to get the plot,...
Forum: Practice & Homework October 29, 2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By zuma022
Thanks Angelica, I have a Peruvian teacher. I...

Thanks Angelica, I have a Peruvian teacher. I assume the use of the conditional was an oversight and it should be future?
Forum: Practice & Homework October 27, 2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By zuma022
Perfect! Thanks for your help.

Perfect! Thanks for your help.
Forum: Practice & Homework October 27, 2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By zuma022
Lo buscaré. It is a direct object.

Lo buscaré.

It is a direct object.
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