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Forum: Learning Spanish 21st July 2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,276
Posted By Finster
Free yourself from the grammar, it's quite...

Free yourself from the grammar, it's quite liberating. In my first attempt at Spanish, I studied all the grammar and vocabulary that I could, but I got so caught up in the rules, I couldn't carry on...
Forum: Learning Spanish 20th July 2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,392
Posted By Finster
I have really enjoyed Breaking out of Beginner's...

I have really enjoyed Breaking out of Beginner's Spanish. It has a different approach to your typical Spanish phrasebook in how the chapters are broken out, but touches on different ways to say the...
Forum: Learning Spanish 18th July 2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,887
Posted By Finster
If you are just looking to keep up your listening...

If you are just looking to keep up your listening skills, and not going for the full cultural immersion, check out your own video collection. Many movies these days have a Spanish audio option. I...
Forum: Learning Spanish 15th July 2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,502
Posted By Finster
I love talking with people from Peru! I can...

I love talking with people from Peru! I can understand them better as they seem to speak clearer and slower, at least compared to the Mexican Spanish that I hear a lot here (Atlanta, GA).

That...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 26th January 2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,053
Posted By Finster
I've read one Harry Potter in Spanish, and I've...

I've read one Harry Potter in Spanish, and I've started a second. I have found them to be pretty good for a beginner.
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 20th May 2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,500
Posted By Finster
I have found that the most important component of...

I have found that the most important component of paella (ahead of the ingredients, the saffron, the sofrito, and the paella pan itself) is the hour and a half drinking wine with friends and family...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 12th February 2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,612
Posted By Finster
Spelling Bee's

No, este tema no está sobre las abejas inteligentes.

En inglés tenemos una competición académica que se llama “Spelling Bee”. La prueba es deletrear la palabra que se escucha y cada vez la...
Forum: Inspired Beginners Spanish Podcast - Comments 8th February 2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,374
Posted By Finster
You should try the traffic report on the radio in...

You should try the traffic report on the radio in Atlanta. All the major highways here end in the number 5, so all I hear is...
Forum: Learning Spanish 8th February 2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 57,936
Posted By Finster
Personally, I like hearing different accents......

Personally, I like hearing different accents... and trying to guess where people are from.

Two years ago I was in Germany speaking with a bartender in the hotel who had very good English, but...
Forum: Learning Spanish 31st January 2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 109,500
Posted By Finster
Now that I'm moving into an intermediate level,...

Now that I'm moving into an intermediate level, my approach to learning Spanish has changed. Well, I am not sure if it has actually changed, or if I have realized something that was there all along....
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 25th January 2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,719
Posted By Finster
Thanks Greytop, I'll check out that book. The...

Thanks Greytop, I'll check out that book. The books I've seen around here usually has the dish cooked or finished in the oven, which just seems very wrong to me.
I've already braved having a few...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 24th January 2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,719
Posted By Finster
Paella Advice?

I've been attempting to make Paella for a few months now and I've gotten most of it down except for one critical step... making a good "socarat" or crust on the bottom. I think I'm just having a...
Forum: Inspired Beginners Spanish Podcast - Comments 23rd January 2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,786
Posted By Finster
Gracias Icecold. Anoche en mi clase aprendimos...

Gracias Icecold. Anoche en mi clase aprendimos usar el infinitivo con las expresiones como “Después de…” y “Antes de…”. Se aprende algo todos los días.
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 22nd January 2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,347
Posted By Finster
Estoy leyendo Harry Potter y el prisionero de...

Estoy leyendo Harry Potter y el prisionero de Azkaban en español por supuesto. No he leído el primero o segundo libros pero Amazon no los vendaba cuando lo compré. Y en mi iPod estoy escuchando...
Forum: Learning Spanish 22nd January 2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,150
Posted By Finster
I use Collins Word of the Day...

I use Collins Word of the Day (http://dictionary.reference.com/wordoftheday/es/) for my word a day fix. It generally provides good context as well as some common idioms.
Forum: Inspired Beginners Spanish Podcast - Comments 22nd January 2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,786
Posted By Finster
Es un buen idea pero no creo que substituirá...

Es un buen idea pero no creo que substituirá libros y periódicos. A mi me gusta leer periódicos en internet (ya no los subscribo) y me mola escuchar los libros en mi iPod. He escuchado más libros...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 18th January 2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,705
Posted By Finster
My wife and I took a trip to San Francisco a few...

My wife and I took a trip to San Francisco a few years back, and I must say the drive down the coast on Highway 1 from San Fran to Big Sur was a very memorable experience. You round every bend into a...
Forum: Learning Spanish 18th January 2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,225
Posted By Finster
I am not a grammar expert by any means, but we...

I am not a grammar expert by any means, but we did just study reflexive verbs yesterday. It looks like the reflexive "echarse" which is just the verb "echar" but it is reflexive when the action is...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 18th January 2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,151
Posted By Finster
Voy a viajar a Tennessee participar en un...

Voy a viajar a Tennessee participar en un regatta. Un amigo mío tiene un velero y lo navegamos en el "Shackleton Series" regatta. Es un serie de competiciones durante invierno y cuando hace más frío...
Forum: Learning Spanish 16th January 2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,063
Posted By Finster
• la cabeza • la ropa interior limpia • mi...

• la cabeza
• la ropa interior limpia
• mi iPod
Forum: Learning Spanish 16th January 2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,637
Posted By Finster
Q: Qué es la palabra en inglés cuando se habla...

Q: Qué es la palabra en inglés cuando se habla dos idiomas?
A: "Bilingual"
Q: Qué es la palabra en inglés cuando se habla sólo una idioma?
A: "American"

Estoy estudiando español porque no...
Forum: Learning Spanish 16th January 2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,989
Posted By Finster
Did it hurt? Did what hurt? When you fell...

Did it hurt?
Did what hurt?
When you fell from heaven.

If I wrote the alphabet I would put "I" next to "U". ("U" is pronounced the same as "you")

And venturing into the cruder side...one for...
Forum: Inspired Beginners Spanish Podcast - Comments 10th January 2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,344
Posted By Finster
You guys ever see the Antonio Banderas movie "The...

You guys ever see the Antonio Banderas movie "The 13th Warrior". Eh, probably not, it wasn't a very good film, but there is an interesting scene in there on learning a new language. The Banderas...
Forum: Inspired Beginners Spanish Podcast - Comments 10th January 2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,344
Posted By Finster
I am listening to both. I am a new listener and I...

I am listening to both. I am a new listener and I have just caught up to the current beginner lessons. I have been working on the intermediate podcasts, although they are still difficult for me to...
Forum: Learning Spanish 10th January 2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,394
Posted By Finster
A otro perro con ese hueso.

A otro perro con ese hueso.
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