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Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 12th November 2006, 06:31 AM
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This is a reply to a very old thread, but close...

This is a reply to a very old thread, but close to my heart...I'm British by birth and an Indian food fan. When we moved to the US (we live in Princeton, in central New Jersey, between Philadelphia...
Forum: Learning Spanish 11th November 2006, 06:41 PM
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Views: 3,167
Posted By Simon
Yes, thanks. I subscribe to LomasTV, but I find...

Yes, thanks. I subscribe to LomasTV, but I find the accents a bit impenetrable!
Forum: Learning Spanish 11th November 2006, 05:38 AM
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Views: 3,167
Posted By Simon
Web videos in Spanish

I've just found this

http://www.wku.edu/encuentros/indice.html

it has videos of people speaking in Spanish....one that I really liked was the U of Western Kentucky prof talking about Don...
Forum: Cuisine from Spain Podcast Comments 9th November 2006, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,311
Posted By Simon
In the North East of the US, you can buy lamb in...

In the North East of the US, you can buy lamb in the supermarkets, but it's mostly from NZ (so very good!). I don't know about other states, but I do know a couple of farms in mid-NY state that are...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 8th November 2006, 05:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,925
Posted By Simon
Please--the English have been fighting the French...

Please--the English have been fighting the French for a 1,000 years....do you really think it's just because they're convenient?
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Forum: Notes from Spain Podcast Comments 23rd June 2006, 05:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,768
Posted By Simon
Actually, my point was about more than 25 years...

Actually, my point was about more than 25 years ago, and how it has now changed.

....and I could remember the name of that lion from 1966, but was trying to spare the forum the obvious jokes. How...
Forum: Learning Spanish 23rd June 2006, 05:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,026
Posted By Simon
Yep, that's one of the ones about the Dominican...

Yep, that's one of the ones about the Dominican Republic--the most famous is probably "In the Time of the Butterflies". All about the resistance to Trujillo....but she then went on to wrote about the...
Forum: Learning Spanish 23rd June 2006, 05:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,026
Posted By Simon
I recently posted to my family's blog: ...

I recently posted to my family's blog:

<<I've just had a Spanish lección with my teacher in Cuernavaca, Mexico, via the Internet. We discussed Russian literature. At least, I did. Dios only knows...
Forum: Learning Spanish 23rd June 2006, 05:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,026
Posted By Simon
aaargh....I'm starting to repeat myself...

aaargh....I'm starting to repeat myself...
Forum: Learning Spanish 23rd June 2006, 05:02 AM
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Posted By Simon
though, of course, she actually writes in...

though, of course, she actually writes in English!

No, she still writes all her books in Spanish. :)

I stand very happily corrected! Thanks. I think I was...
Forum: Notes from Spain Podcast Comments 20th June 2006, 04:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,768
Posted By Simon
[quote=ValenciaSon] Of course having 2+...

[quote=ValenciaSon] Of course having 2+ separatists areas doesn't help either.ote]

But the English flag that the podcast discussed is just that of a 'separatist area' --England--it is not the...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 26th May 2006, 03:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,199
Posted By Simon
I listen on an iPod, mostly in the car, on a 40...

I listen on an iPod, mostly in the car, on a 40 min drive to/from work but sometimes when I'm on aeroplanes, sometimes in the gym.
Simon
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 26th May 2006, 03:33 AM
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Views: 2,751
Posted By Simon
I forgot to mention, that I was also in a bar,...

I forgot to mention, that I was also in a bar, watching the European cup final between Barcelona and Madrid. ALL the Mexicans supported Barcelona.....
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 21st May 2006, 05:39 AM
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Views: 2,751
Posted By Simon
Spanish people in Lat Am

I was going through some old Notes in Spanish on a plane today. There was a question to Ben and Marina about how Spanish people were treated in Latin America.

I've just been in Mexico City for a...
Forum: Learning Spanish 21st May 2006, 05:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,026
Posted By Simon
Reading novels, combined with grammar books and a...

Reading novels, combined with grammar books and a dictionary, has been my main way to learn Spanish. I started with Harry Potter as a Father's Day gift and have gone through a bunch of writers both...
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