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Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 7th July 2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,696
Posted By Janna
No, I think you're thinking of "Cuanto es?" The...

No, I think you're thinking of "Cuanto es?" The way we learned it in my spanish class, you ask that question when you are actually buying something and just want to know how much you owe, and you...
Forum: Learning Spanish 7th July 2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,532
Posted By Janna
Thank you for all the advice and resources! I...

Thank you for all the advice and resources! I have been hooked on Física o Química lately and I have to say that it is the best resource I have found for picking up slang from Spain, and it's fun! ...
Forum: Learning Spanish 7th July 2009, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 601,053
Posted By Janna
Tengas Que tengas suerte.

Tengas

Que tengas suerte.
Forum: Learning Spanish 3rd July 2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 32,976
Posted By Janna
another fun one I just discovered with narices...

another fun one I just discovered with narices (not sure if this is used in Spain or where exactly it's used):

hincharse las narices - to get fed up with; hartarse de algo.
Me hincho las narices...
Forum: Learning Spanish 2nd July 2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 32,976
Posted By Janna
Wink Found more that use "nariz." Not sure how many of...

Found more that use "nariz." Not sure how many of these are used in Spain or where they are actually used, but I found them fun. All are from wordreference:


sonarse la nariz - to blow one's...
Forum: Learning Spanish 2nd July 2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 32,976
Posted By Janna
Other phrases that mean the same as "estoy...

Other phrases that mean the same as "estoy harto/a de":

estoy hasta los huevos de (*vulgar)
estoy hasta los cojones de (*vulgar)
estoy hasta las narices de
estoy frito/a de

Cursi can...
Forum: Learning Spanish 2nd July 2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,746
Posted By Janna
To answer your question there are many phrases...

To answer your question there are many phrases that have different meanings in Latin America and in Spain, especially slang. De hecho, todos los países entre latinamérica tienen sus propias...
Forum: Learning Spanish 2nd July 2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 111,584
Posted By Janna
:thumbs-up:Good work, keep it up!

:thumbs-up:Good work, keep it up!
Forum: Learning Spanish 2nd July 2009, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,634
Posted By Janna
Talking I experienced the same confusion the first day I...

I experienced the same confusion the first day I started living in Madrid. Pero la verdad es que Ben está correcto, se usa muchísimo "vale" en España. Es común oír una conversación del teléfono que...
Forum: Learning Spanish 26th June 2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 111,584
Posted By Janna
Smile I am back in the US now, my time studying in...

I am back in the US now, my time studying in Spain is over :(


Still I wanted to say thank you!!! I finally started listening to the more of the podcasts as a way to keep my spanish up to...
Forum: Learning Spanish 21st June 2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 25,463
Posted By Janna
I read Harry Potter 1-4 in English back when I...

I read Harry Potter 1-4 in English back when I was in middle school (about 7 years ago), so I have a vague idea of the story but can't remember it. Now I am returning to re-read 1-4 and finish the...
Forum: Learning Spanish 21st June 2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 110,751
Posted By Janna
you can look on intercambio.es

you can look on intercambio.es
Forum: Learning Spanish 12th May 2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,532
Posted By Janna
coloquial spanish

any advice for good books, websites, movies to learn more coloquial phrases and expressions in spanish? I already am familiar with notesinspanish.com & englishtricks.com

any techniques you...
Forum: Learning Spanish 12th May 2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,944
Posted By Janna
We watched 'Slumdog Millionaire' in spanish at...

We watched 'Slumdog Millionaire' in spanish at the cinema the other day. I understood a lot but was a bit underwhelmed with the film considering all the hype. I might see it again in english next...
Forum: Learning Spanish 12th May 2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,944
Posted By Janna
PELIS

He disfrutado estas pelis:

Almodovar:
*Volver
*Mujeres al borde de un ataco de nervios
*Abrazos rotos (nuevo)

Otros:
*Los diarios motocicletas!!!
*Pan's Labyrinth
Forum: Learning Spanish 12th May 2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 601,053
Posted By Janna
COLOCAR

COLOCAR
Forum: Learning Spanish 12th May 2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,596
Posted By Janna
I have found that you can't really force yourself...

I have found that you can't really force yourself to think in spanish, it just has to happen naturally. it will happen over time. i generally read and just think of the spanish meaning, but i used...
Forum: Learning Spanish 12th May 2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 111,584
Posted By Janna
my learning techniques

I am currently studying in Spain, living with a spanish family (I try to talk to them whenever possible but they are not the most talkative bunch), and taking 5 classes completely in spanish,...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 18th March 2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 107,653
Posted By Janna
esta semana...

voy a:


quedar con 4 intercambios para practicar mi español, y intentar a conocer más amigos españoles.
escribir algo más en el foro
prestar atención en todos mis clases, incluyendo...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 18th March 2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,521
Posted By Janna
Smile stuff that's hard to find in madrid

I agree about the lined paper - we only use that for notes in the US & graph paper (or squared paper) for math.

Pillows - I am living with a host family and they gave me a round hard lumpy thing...
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