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Forum: Grammar July 22, 2015, 03:53 PM
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Posted By amyeme6414
Yes, the article is required here.

Yes, the article is required here.
Forum: Introductions July 20, 2015, 05:15 PM
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Views: 931
Posted By amyeme6414
Hi David, I'm grateful for all of the folks...

Hi David,

I'm grateful for all of the folks that had so much patience with me when I was starting out. It wasn't too bad, I truly didn't learn too much in Guatemala so most of my experience was...
Forum: Grammar July 19, 2015, 04:35 PM
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Views: 669
Posted By amyeme6414
You're welcome, hope it helped!

You're welcome, hope it helped!
Forum: Grammar July 19, 2015, 04:33 PM
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Views: 2,541
Posted By amyeme6414
Yes, it is what is called the "a personal" but...

Yes, it is what is called the "a personal" but what is always interesting to me is to hear that a lot of people also use this with pets but not animals in general. Something about how these animals...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques July 18, 2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By amyeme6414
Rusty, what great advice. I think I'll just have...

Rusty, what great advice. I think I'll just have to bear through their complains and discomfort and know that it is the best for them. I really appreciate your insights!
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques July 18, 2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By amyeme6414
Since the documentary was meant for teaching,...

Since the documentary was meant for teaching, they do follow the subtitles exactly to the words spoken. Does this change your advice at all?
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques July 18, 2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By amyeme6414
To subtitle or not to subtitle in class

I teach Spanish III (Intermediate Spanish I) at a state university in the US where we conduct classes entirely (well 95%) in Spanish. As part of the class we watch short clips from a documentary in...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques July 18, 2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,062
Posted By amyeme6414
There is a website that could be perfect for your...

There is a website that could be perfect for your situation, called News in Slow Spanish. (http://www.newsinslowspanish.com/) Perhaps this is what you are looking for?
Forum: General Chat July 18, 2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,371
Posted By amyeme6414
I found it really challenging to find good basic...

I found it really challenging to find good basic Spanish level books. I ended up reading teenage novels like Harry Potter and Twilight translated to Spanish. The first one I read was bilingual so...
Forum: Grammar July 18, 2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By amyeme6414
Interesting, my interpretation is that in this...

Interesting, my interpretation is that in this case, he helped him become free, as if John was somehow trapped or confined (likely physically but it could be more metaphorically as in an addiction)...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings July 18, 2015, 06:29 AM
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Views: 3,666
Posted By amyeme6414
Interesting... I had always wondered how caer...

Interesting... I had always wondered how caer worked in these constructions. One thing I tell my students with caer bien and caer mal is that they can think of it like a scale of impressions and...
Forum: Introductions July 16, 2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By amyeme6414
Thanks Rusty! Looking forward to it!

Thanks Rusty! Looking forward to it!
Forum: Introductions July 16, 2015, 07:36 PM
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Views: 968
Posted By amyeme6414
solamente gente nativa?

Hola Jim,

Una consulta: solo te interesa hablar con gente nativa o con otras personas tambien? Esta bien, solo que me da curiosidad. Espero que te vaya bien. Que tal nueva zelandia? Me imagino...
Forum: Introductions July 16, 2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By amyeme6414
HI there

Hello! Looks like we are new to the game together. Looking forward to learning more about the community!
Forum: Introductions July 16, 2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By amyeme6414
Here I am!

Hello everyone! I started my journey learning Spanish years ago with a brief trip to Guatemala which got cut short due to an injury. However, in 2008 I moved to Lima, Peru where I lived and worked...
Forum: Translations July 16, 2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By amyeme6414
Llevar el nombre de _______ (insert the person...

Llevar el nombre de _______ (insert the person here)
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