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Forum: Forum Admin and News 13th November 2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Lise
Yes, it's hard to keep away, isn't it ? Even...

Yes, it's hard to keep away, isn't it ?
Even though we're already busy over at espengforo.freeforums.org, 'the son/daughter-of-this-place' so to speak.

And I can't resist thanking you, Ben and...
Forum: Forum Admin and News 7th November 2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 79,837
Posted By Lise
[QUOTE=MrMark;93167] there is another forum, but...

[QUOTE=MrMark;93167] there is another forum, but it's saturated wall-to-wall with adverts.

That reminds me ...
I want to add another THANK YOU to Ben and Marina: for keeping your sites ad-free....
Forum: Forum Admin and News 7th November 2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 79,837
Posted By Lise
Since the initial shock of the announcement, ...

Since the initial shock of the announcement, I've really been feeling quite sad at the thought of losing this great community ! A new exprerience for me to grieve the loss of virtual [email protected] !...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 30th October 2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 66,633
Posted By Lise
Just came across this Spanish pun ¿En qué...

Just came across this Spanish pun

¿En qué se diferencia una cocina y el mar?

En que en la cocina hay caserolas y en el mar ya están hechas.


(hay caserolas ---> hay que hacer olas)
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 24th October 2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 22,351
Posted By Lise
Quote "Ellos no tienen nada de sabor solos." ...

Quote "Ellos no tienen nada de sabor solos."

¡Que dices!* si hablamos de las gachas de avena - ¡el sabor de avena es bellisimo! es decir, 'rolled oats'. A veces la como cruda (uncooked) con azucar...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 24th October 2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 22,351
Posted By Lise
Gracias, Ajo. Tus escrituras siempre son muy...

Gracias, Ajo. Tus escrituras siempre son muy interesantes y utíles para aprender español.
A mí también, me gusta las gachas, pero no las como a menudo. Principalmente las como cuando mí hija y mí...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 22nd October 2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 32,855
Posted By Lise
Although I generally remember not to pronounce...

Although I generally remember not to pronounce the initial 'h' in Spanish, for some reason I tend to pronounce it in the verb 'hablar', much to the amusement of a Moroccan friend with whom I...
Forum: Learning Spanish 16th October 2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 30,590
Posted By Lise
Aquí un texto historico "Érase una vez...

Aquí un texto historico

"Érase una vez Al-Ándaluz de las tres culturas"
(Autor: Tarik Boubker)

que podéis leer mientras escuchando

www.webislam.com/?idt=15768...
Forum: Learning Spanish 15th October 2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,865
Posted By Lise
I thought 'suelo' was the standard word for...

I thought 'suelo' was the standard word for 'floor' ? Could there be a difference between Castilian and Argentinian Spanish ?
Forum: Learning Spanish 8th October 2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,437
Posted By Lise
Diez sobre diez para/por jugar con palabres...

Diez sobre diez para/por jugar con palabres :confused: Someone help please :)

La misma nota para/por Stephen.:rolleyes:

(Lo siento, no tengo tiempo para/por comprobar el uso de por y...
Forum: Learning Spanish 8th October 2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,437
Posted By Lise
10 out of 10 for punning ! :clap: (How do you...

10 out of 10 for punning ! :clap: (How do you say that in Spanish?)
Forum: Learning Spanish 1st October 2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,306
Posted By Lise
Or in other words the subject is 'heart' which is...

Or in other words the subject is 'heart' which is singular and the verb has to agree with the subject.

And I agree : No such thing as a silly question ! Ask away ! No dude en preguntar !
Forum: Inspired Beginners Spanish Podcast - Comments 29th September 2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,238
Posted By Lise
Yes, I think so - I gather it can mean both :...

Yes, I think so -
I gather it can mean both : What does he/she look like ? (physical appearance)
and : What is he/she like ? (character)
Am I right ??
...
Forum: Inspired Beginners Spanish Podcast - Comments 29th September 2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,238
Posted By Lise
Un Chiste (Re. Podcast 4)

Re. Podcast 4

¿como es? = What does he/she look like?

Un chiste corto :

Un pinguino entra en un bar y se dirige al camarero.
"Perdone ¿Por casualidad ha visto Usted mi hermano?"
"No sé...
Forum: Learning Spanish 27th September 2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 81,547
Posted By Lise
Can't get the question and exclamation marks to...

Can't get the question and exclamation marks to work.
International -> Spanish
Option (alt) + 1 gives me ‘
Option (alt) + Shift + ? gives me ’
International -> Spanish IS0 gives me |...
Forum: Learning Spanish 26th September 2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,441
Posted By Lise
My suggestions regarding corrections : Sorry...

My suggestions regarding corrections :

Sorry I can't help at all. I know nothing about cars, I don't even recognize car parts when I see them ( OR: I wouldn't even recognize a car part if I saw...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 26th September 2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 19,274
Posted By Lise
Hoy, en Sydney, es un dia estupendo de primavera....

Hoy, en Sydney, es un dia estupendo de primavera.

A veces cambio avión en Abu Dhabi. Una vez la temperature estuvo más que
50 grados - totalmente insoportable :eek:
Forum: Learning Spanish 26th September 2010, 02:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,441
Posted By Lise
[QUOTE=Uriel;92368]Los paises bajos no pueden ser...

[QUOTE=Uriel;92368]Los paises bajos no pueden ser mucho más bajo de tu pais.;)

Nuestro antiguo primer ministro, Paul Keating, una vez la llamó Australia 'el culo del mundo' (en tipica manera...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 24th September 2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,858
Posted By Lise
*In Spanish isn't frequent to use the possesive...

*In Spanish isn't frequent to use the possesive with the body parts. [/QUOTE]

In Spanish the possessive isn't generally used with body parts.

Or you could say :
In Spanish we don't normally...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 24th September 2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,032
Posted By Lise
El uso de la arroba , @ , pare referir a los dos...

El uso de la arroba , @ , pare referir a los dos sexos en español me parece engénio, como el símbolo combina 'a' y 'o' - más o menos.

A propósito @ : segun wikipedia, en holandés se llama 'cola de...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 24th September 2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,032
Posted By Lise
Idiomas siempre cambian y algunos cambios...

Idiomas siempre cambian y algunos cambios recientes (relativamente) -
como 'chairperson' en lugar de 'chairman', que reflejan cambios sociales, me parecen sensatos, pero el ejemplo 'womyn' (nunca he...
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 23rd September 2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,702
Posted By Lise
the link = el enlace

the link = el enlace
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 23rd September 2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,754
Posted By Lise
I'm not up to translating your sentence, but...

I'm not up to translating your sentence, but here's something from Intermediate NIS no.23 'Vicios' :

sacarse los mocos - tocar el interior de la nariz para limpiarla

Listen to it, if you...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 23rd September 2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,766
Posted By Lise
Another little 'tweak' : headlines (in a...

Another little 'tweak' :

headlines (in a newspaper) (at least in British English and Australian English,
not sure about American English)
titles (of...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 23rd July 2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,602
Posted By Lise
Gracias.

Me gusta mucho leer tus descripciónes. Gracias.
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