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Forum: General Chat July 09, 2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,322
Posted By Fazor
Ah! Tricky. I always think of "El" as when I...

Ah! Tricky. I always think of "El" as when I would say "the", and we wouldn't say "The soccer" here. But I'm happy I was that close!
Forum: General Chat July 08, 2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By Fazor
Ugh. No era un juego bien si te gusta el equipo...

Ugh. No era un juego bien si te gusta el equipo de el Estados Unidos. Pero felicitaciones a Mexico!
Forum: General Chat July 08, 2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,322
Posted By Fazor
No, no los conozco. Fútbol no es muy popular...

No, no los conozco. Fútbol no es muy popular aquí. Es difícil seguir fútbol europeo en los Estados Unidos. Veo un poco de la EPL, pero no mucho.

(I haven't practiced my Spanish much since I was...
Forum: General Chat July 07, 2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,322
Posted By Fazor
We've gotten into soccer more and more over the...

We've gotten into soccer more and more over the last few years. Mostly we support our local club, the Columbus Crew. (MLS . . . the US's top professional league). We have a half-season ticket package...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques August 16, 2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,542
Posted By Fazor
In the past I had searched for a side-by-side...

In the past I had searched for a side-by-side Spanish - English version. I've seen such books in the past, but never did find one for Don Quixote.

The English translation I have isn't too bad,...
Forum: General Chat August 13, 2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,795
Posted By Fazor
And a healthy dose of body language.

And a healthy dose of body language.
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques August 13, 2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,542
Posted By Fazor
I've never thought of Don Quixote as being a work...

I've never thought of Don Quixote as being a work to "make fun of" or even make light of some "crazy guy" with some mental illness.

Rather to me, it's simply a man that wanted to be something...
Forum: General Chat August 13, 2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,795
Posted By Fazor
I'm at work so I don't have any sound, and the...

I'm at work so I don't have any sound, and the video was still funny! :)
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques August 13, 2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,542
Posted By Fazor
I'll have to keep an eye on this thread. I...

I'll have to keep an eye on this thread. I recently downloaded an English version on my cell phone, though I haven't really gotten into it yet (still working through some paper-books that I'm in the...
Forum: General Chat August 04, 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Fazor
I'll have to look and see if they re-air the...

I'll have to look and see if they re-air the episode. It doesn't help that I'm half-deaf (literally). It was a very interesting documentary though.
Forum: General Chat August 04, 2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Fazor
It wasn't all athletes (in fact, most of the...

It wasn't all athletes (in fact, most of the soccer players spoke in English, likely because of the international nature of their competition.) Most of the Spanish was spoken by members of Pedro...
Forum: General Chat August 04, 2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Fazor
Hmm. Too bad I didn't save the recording; I could...

Hmm. Too bad I didn't save the recording; I could have gone back and used it for practice then. I really didn't understand a thing they said.

They had some amazing talent on their National team....
Forum: General Chat August 04, 2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Fazor
Columbian dialects?

First off, jeeze has it been a while since I've been here! Time sure flies.

Anyway, I was watching an ESPN special the other day on the Columbian National Fútbol club and it's rise and subsequent...
Forum: Other Languages January 22, 2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,216
Posted By Fazor
And that's the kind of thing that brought my...

And that's the kind of thing that brought my studies to a grinding halt! :)

But Tara (girlfriend) got a coupon for Borders (bookstore) so I'm going to go there tonight and see if I can find a...
Forum: Vocabulary January 14, 2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,595
Posted By Fazor
Haha, awesome. Now I wish I was a bartender so I...

Haha, awesome. Now I wish I was a bartender so I could use that line.


It seems that it's from people who know English as "That one class I done had to go to that one time at school,...
Forum: Vocabulary January 14, 2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,595
Posted By Fazor
Whether it's "proper English" or not doesn't...

Whether it's "proper English" or not doesn't really have a bearing on whether you'll hear it in conversation ;)

How many people say, "What did you receive for Christmas?" when asking about your...
Forum: Grammar January 13, 2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Lo
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Posted By Fazor
Per the discussion in another thread, a more...

Per the discussion in another thread, a more accurate translation of what I was trying to say would probably be:

Creo que estoy mejorando al usar 'lo'.

As for the lo/la/los/las thing, that's...
Forum: Vocabulary January 13, 2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,595
Posted By Fazor
Busqué "enfrió" en el diccionario. Dice que con...

Busqué "enfrió" en el diccionario. Dice que con comida (o bebida), puede usar 'ponerse frío'. Mi avena se puso frío. :?:
Forum: Vocabulary January 13, 2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,595
Posted By Fazor
Okay, that's the impression I got (that there's...

Okay, that's the impression I got (that there's not particularly a word for "get") but when I look up "get" in the dictionary, it lists the reflexive "hacerse" as a translation to mean (become) and...
Forum: Vocabulary January 13, 2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,595
Posted By Fazor
Get / Got / Getting etc.

¿Que es la traducción mejor por 'get' cuando se usa para 'become'. Creo que es 'hacer', pero no sé si estoy correcto. Por ejemplo:

I am getting better.
Estoy haciendo mejor. :?:

My oatmeal...
Forum: Grammar January 13, 2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Lo
Views: 1,143
Posted By Fazor
¡Esta comida es lo peor! No quiero comerlo. ...

¡Esta comida es lo peor! No quiero comerlo.

Creo que estoy haciendo mejor de usando 'lo', pero aún no sé donde y cuando puedo usarlo todos los tiempos.
Forum: Daily Spanish Word January 11, 2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,820
Posted By Fazor
Interesting. In my mind, I agree there's a...

Interesting. In my mind, I agree there's a difference between the two ("Fed up" verses "cannot bear/tolerate") but to me it would be that to be "fed up" means it's something that you usually don't...
Forum: Vocabulary January 07, 2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,748
Posted By Fazor
Correcto. But that's what I would have guessed...

Correcto. But that's what I would have guessed "Incendio" meant, had I not seen this thread or looked it up in a dictionary. :)
Forum: Grammar January 06, 2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,713
Posted By Fazor
Gracias. wordreference.com (what I typically use)...

Gracias. wordreference.com (what I typically use) had "blando" and "suave" (among a few other options), but between the two, the distinction wasn't clear enough. I just 50/50 guessed at it. ;)
...
Forum: Grammar January 06, 2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,713
Posted By Fazor
Present progressive

Para un acción que esta pasando ahora, use "estar" + "ando / iendo", ¿Verdad?

Estoy leyendo. [I] am reading.
Estás hablando. [You] are speaking.

Puede usar el verbo progresivo sin "estar"?...
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