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Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 1st October 2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,945
Posted By LindaM
I live east of Malaga and I was surprised to find...

I live east of Malaga and I was surprised to find all the banks and most of the shops open. The out of town shopping mall also had most of its shops open. However, virtually all the cafes and most...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 29th September 2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,191
Posted By LindaM
I live on the Costa del Sol, where prices are...

I live on the Costa del Sol, where prices are often inflated because of the number of foreigners living and holidaying here. However, I never compare prices with the UK or any other country as it's...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 13th September 2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,009
Posted By LindaM
Màs españoles que ingleses, ¡qué sorpresa! Unid...

Màs españoles que ingleses, ¡qué sorpresa! Unid con nosotros - valdrá la pena.
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 10th September 2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,009
Posted By LindaM
I like this idea. I just hope I can get the...

I like this idea. I just hope I can get the techie side of it right!
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 9th September 2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,177
Posted By LindaM
Try www.monster.es There used to be a jobs...

Try www.monster.es
There used to be a jobs section in Sunday's El Pais for professional people. This would give you the names of some of the big international recruitment companies. ¡Buena suerte!
Forum: Intercambios / Meet Ups / Penpals 29th August 2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,571
Posted By LindaM
English for Spanish

Me llamo Linda, soy inglesa y vivo en la provincia de Málaga con mi marido Ian y mis dos gatos. Somos jubilados. Querría practicar español por Skype, porque es muy dificil practicarlo aquí...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 24th August 2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,189
Posted By LindaM
Back to lo, las etc

According to my Spanish teacher, le/les should be used when speaking about people, e.g. Le compré un libro - I bought him/her a book. But in spoken Spanish she often hears people here in Spain using...
Forum: Notes in Spanish Advanced podcast comments 22nd August 2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,530
Posted By LindaM
I agree that perception of countries is often so...

I agree that perception of countries is often so different to reality. I lived on the South East English coast and in North London and was not aware of any violence or crime rate higher than...
Forum: Intercambios / Meet Ups / Penpals 21st August 2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By LindaM
Me gustaría practicar contigo. Soy inglesa, soy...

Me gustaría practicar contigo. Soy inglesa, soy jubilada y vivo en la provincia de Málaga con mi marido, mi madre y mi gato. Soy del sur de Inglaterra y hace ocho años que vivimos aquí.
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 21st August 2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By LindaM
No voy a corregir tus errores porque español no...

No voy a corregir tus errores porque español no es mi idioma primero. Pero felicitaciones - escribes bien. Después de un año no pude escribir tanto.
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 21st August 2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,189
Posted By LindaM
Much as I hate to complicate things, I am pretty...

Much as I hate to complicate things, I am pretty sure that in S.American Spanish (which may be of more use to you), lo and la are used for him and her & los and las for them. I think only Spain used...
Forum: Learning Spanish 13th August 2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,421
Posted By LindaM
I started "En Rumbo" with the Open University in...

I started "En Rumbo" with the Open University in 2001. I found it very good, but was surprised how low the level of Spanish was when I went to one of the workshops. Many there had completed the OU...
Forum: Learning Spanish 13th August 2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By LindaM
I have the same problem. I cannot ever remember...

I have the same problem. I cannot ever remember what tener ganas means. I writing down phrases with it, but still forget. And I keep saying expectación (which I don't think exists) for...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 13th August 2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 871
Posted By LindaM
Using the wrong word!

Es posible que divierta mucho los españoles por aquí, porque hay muchas veces cuando digo una palabra incorrecto - normalmente la palabra más importante en la frase. El domingo pasado estaba en la...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 12th August 2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By LindaM
Que lastima Freebird.

Que lastima Freebird.
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 11th August 2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,775
Posted By LindaM
Finding Password etc

Can anyone help me find my user name and password. I am permanently logged into my computer, but also have a notebook and need to log in. I thought I had remembered both, but it will not let me log...
Forum: Learning Spanish 10th August 2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,663
Posted By LindaM
Pippa, es peor para tu marido porque está...

Pippa, es peor para tu marido porque está contigo. Una vez estaba en un café con una amiga argentina (y mi profesora de español) y el camarero habló con ella en ingles (ella es rubia). Pero es un...
Forum: Learning Spanish 10th August 2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,663
Posted By LindaM
Mi situación intentando hablar en español sigue...

Mi situación intentando hablar en español sigue mal. Hoy fuimos a un restaurante nuevo para comer. Hablamos con el camarero en español y pedimos bebidos (en español) ¿Sabes qué? ¡Nos dio los menus...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 8th August 2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,373
Posted By LindaM
I'm assuming you are staying in or around Malaga....

I'm assuming you are staying in or around Malaga. Córdoba is easy as a day trip as you can take AVE the high speed train (see RENFE website). I love Cordoba. You can see plenty in a day, but two...
Forum: Learning Spanish 8th August 2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,920
Posted By LindaM
Para mí, a veces (muchas veces) es dificil saber...

Para mí, a veces (muchas veces) es dificil saber la diferencía entre: pretérito/imperfecto: por/para: ser/estar: uso demasiado el pasivo: cual preposición se tiene que usar: la diferencía entre...
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 8th August 2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By LindaM
Felicitaciones ambos. ¡Tanto español en pocos...

Felicitaciones ambos. ¡Tanto español en pocos meses!
Forum: Learning Spanish 7th August 2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,663
Posted By LindaM
In theory it should be easy for me to be immersed...

In theory it should be easy for me to be immersed in Spanish as I live in Spain! But trying to speak Spanish when you live on the Costa del Sol is a nightmare. I look obviously Northern European,...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 7th August 2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By LindaM
Regalo

A mí, me gusta recibir ropa, aunque prefiero eligirla yo misma. Recibi un iPod de mi marido que me encanta. Lo utilizo para escuchar Notes in Spanish y podcasts del radio - mi vergüenza es que son...
Forum: Learning Spanish 3rd August 2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,965
Posted By LindaM
Buen idea los cubiertos cutlery

Buen idea
los cubiertos cutlery
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 1st August 2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By LindaM
Me gustan las cuentas Pippa. La realidad es que...

Me gustan las cuentas Pippa. La realidad es que no tengo problemas visitar un medico español porque normalmente puedo comunicar lo que tengo como problema. Pero el dentista es diferente (aunque en...
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