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Forum: Translations September 26, 2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Aprendo
^^ Rusty, thanks. Got it. ^ AngelicaD,...

^^ Rusty, thanks. Got it.

^ AngelicaD, thanks. I will follow your advice.
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques September 22, 2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,184
Posted By Aprendo
Reading a book/novel in first person - very helpful

For learning a language reading a book in the first person narrative is very helpful (for me) as most books are written in 3rd person.

Some common familiar novels in first person for example, can...
Forum: Translations September 22, 2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By Aprendo
Suelta La Sopa

Yes, after the show "Suelta La Sopa." It means?

I used Spanishdict and Linguee, but both give different meanings.

I googled and wikied the show title but no luck.


"Drop the soap?" - I...
Forum: Translations September 15, 2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 359
Posted By Aprendo
Landscaping Spanish - verbs

Hola,

I'm still studying Spanish and still love the language. Seriously, we have people from Mexico advertising to do landscaping in the newspaper in English, but when they arrive they speak...
Forum: Vocabulary June 12, 2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks AleC!! Muchas gracias!

Thanks AleC!!

Muchas gracias!
Forum: Vocabulary June 11, 2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Aprendo
Tiempo vs. plazo

Hi,

My Spanish teacher noted my incorrect usage of "plazo" today and noted the difference between "tiempo" and "plazo."

However, she can only do conversation and her explanation was not clear....
Forum: Practice & Homework May 30, 2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 941
Posted By Aprendo
You can do language exchanges on Skype. It's...

You can do language exchanges on Skype. It's often found through "Italki" . com

I assume if you google you could find practice groups using Skype.
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques April 25, 2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,451
Posted By Aprendo
The OP has not returned in 6 months but...

The OP has not returned in 6 months but additional questions for him or her could be:

Why are you studying Spanish?

How do you plan to use it?

What are your goals?

Have studied a foreign...
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By Aprendo
No one has responded so I'll be an answer (that...

No one has responded so I'll be an answer (that unfortunately is not about learning vocabulary from apps).

It's just my opinion of course.

Worth noting (perhaps) is that I'm in my mid-40s (some...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 30, 2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,880
Posted By Aprendo
It takes time. Learning a foreign language...

It takes time.

Learning a foreign language is primarily cognitive and not linquistic.

Look at different ways to acquire the language.


Keep going. :thumbsup:
Forum: Grammar March 06, 2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By Aprendo
Rusty notes "now" is a filler, but I think it's...

Rusty notes "now" is a filler, but I think it's very rarely used.

I've lived in 4 cities / regions of the US and using 'now' like this is rare, IME.
Forum: Culture March 06, 2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By Aprendo
Gracias, OK. I know where they are on the...

Gracias,

OK. I know where they are on the map, I just didn't know they were using Voseo that much.

P.S. - I'll be going to Nicaragua and Guatemala within 3-4 months to do lengthy Spanish study...
Forum: Culture March 06, 2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks for the informative and helpful post,...

Thanks for the informative and helpful post, aleCcowaN.

You "Non-Oaxacan Mexican."

How is Oaxacan Mexican Spanish different than other parts of Mexico? (If you don't mind me asking.)
Forum: Vocabulary February 13, 2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,066
Posted By Aprendo
Estoy de acuardo con Rusty en numero #2.

Estoy de acuardo con Rusty en numero #2.
Forum: Grammar January 21, 2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By Aprendo
So, "la"should be "le." ? Just...

So, "la"should be "le."


? Just checking.
Forum: Grammar January 18, 2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By Aprendo
By "small chunks" perhaps you mean studying a...

By "small chunks" perhaps you mean studying a specific grammar function (or grammar point)?

I use google and youtube.

If I have a specific grammar question / issue I type it in google and...
Forum: Vocabulary January 16, 2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,337
Posted By Aprendo
School of fish = a group of fish. Same as...

School of fish = a group of fish.

Same as the classifications of:


Flock of birds / geese / seagulls

Herd of Buffalos / cows / sheep

Pod of Wales
Forum: Vocabulary January 16, 2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,611
Posted By Aprendo
Rusty is correct of course, and it also means the...

Rusty is correct of course, and it also means the same / similar thing to what Rusty stated:

I have been wanting to do it.


This is VERY rare, and I assume you heard / saw it in a movie.

...
Forum: Vocabulary January 16, 2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,546
Posted By Aprendo
Start of continue studying with: *CDs /...

Start of continue studying with:

*CDs / Digital Spanish programs: I liked Ultimate Spanish, Living Language, and Pimsleur, and others.

*Find a private teacher in person or on the internet (...
Forum: Grammar January 05, 2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By Aprendo
Me gustó más v. Más me gustó

Do these expression have the same meaning or is there a difference?

I assume there is a difference, but I cannot place it.


Me gustó más = I enjoyed it the most.

Más me gustó = I liked it...
Forum: Grammar December 28, 2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Aprendo
In writing, that's really bad, IMO. Junior...

In writing, that's really bad, IMO.

Junior high school students?
Forum: Grammar December 27, 2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By Aprendo
Gracias, AleC :thumbsup: OK, I assume "por"...

Gracias, AleC :thumbsup:

OK, I assume "por" is used as "because" (to translate in English).

Now I get it.
Forum: Grammar December 26, 2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks, Poli Por me culpa = it's my fault ...

Thanks, Poli

Por me culpa = it's my fault

Es mi culpa = because of the bad thing I did.

Correct? It seems the reverse sounds correct.

Gracias.
Forum: Grammar December 25, 2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By Aprendo
Por mi culpa vs. es mi culpa

I was told (but didn't understand the specific reasons) that:

por mi culpa and es mi culpa

Have slightly different meanings.


If you someone cares to explain I'd be grateful.
Forum: Vocabulary December 23, 2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,164
Posted By Aprendo
You'll learn if you want to. It takes time. ...

You'll learn if you want to.

It takes time.

As members here know, I've been on and off studying Spanish for years and it's finally moving into a better phase b/c I'm spending more time on it. ...
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