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Forum: Learning Spanish 27th January 2008, 12:57 PM
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Posted By landlady
Thanks, have taken a look through. Its not so...

Thanks, have taken a look through. Its not so easy as it seems. I've got a couple from an English joke site, a few from a Spanish chistes site, but most are either: too long, too rude, political,...
Forum: Learning Spanish 27th January 2008, 11:36 AM
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Views: 7,906
Posted By landlady
Spanish jokes

I'm looking for short, clean, non offensive jokes that transfer easily into Spanish - can anyone help?

I've got a few, but would like some more.

If anyone has the same in Spanish, that I can...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 25th January 2008, 11:55 AM
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Views: 77,521
Posted By landlady
Why Spain, Well for us it was simply the...

Why Spain,

Well for us it was simply the most practical choice. Husband needed to retire early for health reasons. We couldn't afford to live in the UK with our hefty mortgage and bringing up a...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 18th January 2008, 02:48 PM
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Views: 3,792
Posted By landlady
Well, hubby & daughter are due back this evening....

Well, hubby & daughter are due back this evening. They said that the ski lifts were not busy. The conditions are good, in fact they got too hot - but that it is difficult for beginners as there is...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 18th January 2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,942
Posted By landlady
Our daughter has had Valenciano lessons, (still...

Our daughter has had Valenciano lessons, (still necessary in our region) since the age of 8. (now 13) She has struggled with it, especially being taught Valenciano in Spanish! and now she is at the...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 14th January 2008, 03:18 PM
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Views: 3,792
Posted By landlady
;D;D;D As long as he brings back all four limbs!

;D;D;D As long as he brings back all four limbs!
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 14th January 2008, 03:15 PM
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Views: 3,792
Posted By landlady
Thanks for that link Omeyas. Having read the...

Thanks for that link Omeyas. Having read the problems some have getting ski passes, hubby will book them the day he arrives for the next two days. He should get there around 1 or 2pm on Wednesday,...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 14th January 2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,792
Posted By landlady
Thanks, We've driven to Granada from San...

Thanks, We've driven to Granada from San Fulgencio - about 20 minutes along the coast north from Torrevieja and, using the motorway, driving at a good speed it took us just under 4 hours - so Ben,...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 13th January 2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,792
Posted By landlady
Sierra Nevada skiing

Husband taking daughter for a spot of skiing on Wednesday and we've just heard that they might have to put on snow chains for the drive. Anyone been in January, and if so, does he need two or four?...
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 20th December 2007, 07:38 AM
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Views: 3,797
Posted By landlady
Feliz navidad y próspero Año Nuevo a todos

Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Christmas and prosperous New Year

http://lamarinaforum.com/style_emoticons/default/santa2.gif...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 15th December 2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,942
Posted By landlady
Hope it all goes well for you Chell, we moved to...

Hope it all goes well for you Chell, we moved to the Alicante Provence over 5 years ago and don't regret it. Our daughter was then 8 and she fitted into Spanish life well and has made plenty of...
Forum: Forum Admin and News 15th November 2007, 07:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 48,088
Posted By landlady
Is it expensive to register a company in Spain...

Is it expensive to register a company in Spain Ben? Something we will have to think about in the future for the new site we are developing I guess

Found some answers at:...
Forum: Forum Admin and News 12th November 2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 48,088
Posted By landlady
I emphasis with you Ben. What a good job you have...

I emphasis with you Ben. What a good job you have intelligent and understanding people here. As you know, I've been running forums for years and have had similar problems - mine didn't end up so...
Forum: Inspired Beginners Spanish Podcast - Comments 11th November 2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,672
Posted By landlady
I agree Brian, this is when I sometimes think we...

I agree Brian, this is when I sometimes think we should be more 'understanding' of our daughter, who is English, being taught all her school subjects in Spanish, including the Valenciano language, a...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 14th October 2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,733
Posted By landlady
What ages are the kids? If the kids are happy,...

What ages are the kids? If the kids are happy, then the parents - generally - are happy! If they are too young to complain, then the Worlds your oyster, but if they are at an age where they think...
Forum: Learning Spanish 4th October 2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,802
Posted By landlady
loved it.

loved it.
Forum: Intercambios / Meet Ups / Penpals 4th October 2007, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,260
Posted By landlady
Smile Hi Anna, that's great, thank you so much for...

Hi Anna, that's great, thank you so much for helping - we are at a standstill with our site because of these podcasts. Matthew's skype name is tejon10 and he is available most evenings to chat I...
Forum: Intercambios / Meet Ups / Penpals 1st October 2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,260
Posted By landlady
Just wanted to say thank you to Inma for...

Just wanted to say thank you to Inma for responding - the recording you did was great! I hope you enjoyed your English chat with Matthew, (your English is excellent :thumbs-up:) and playing the part...
Forum: Intercambios / Meet Ups / Penpals 21st September 2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,260
Posted By landlady
They are a bit of a rarity on the urb I live ;D ...

They are a bit of a rarity on the urb I live ;D Not only that, but a lot of the Spanish in the Villages surrounding us are from the Countryside with very strong, and not very clear accents. (No...
Forum: Intercambios / Meet Ups / Penpals 21st September 2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,260
Posted By landlady
Unusual request for native Spanish people

I have an unusual request for you. My name is Jan and I am developing an online Spanish language course with my language teacher Matthew, (English) who teaches Spanish & English on The Costa Blanca,...
Forum: Geek's Corner 11th September 2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 21,192
Posted By landlady
I got a little gadget from ebay that you plug...

I got a little gadget from ebay that you plug your ipod into. You select a station with white noise (couldn't find any in my area of Spain, so had to choose one with a very weak signal and not use...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 25th August 2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,631
Posted By landlady
I've got to do podcasts to go with the video...

I've got to do podcasts to go with the video lessons that we are offering on our language site I'm developing. 30 videos done - another 50-60 to go phew!!

Our podcasts aren't going to be like Bens...
Forum: Inspired Beginners Spanish Podcast - Comments 16th June 2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,154
Posted By landlady
Podcast 2

Really well done Ben & Marina. You need to change the wording on this page http://www.notesfromspain.com/podcasts/ (http://www.notesfromspain.com/forums/../podcasts/) to add beginners in your...
Forum: Inspired Beginners Spanish Podcast - Comments 9th June 2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,439
Posted By landlady
Fantastic Ben and Marina, you've done this very...

Fantastic Ben and Marina, you've done this very well. I will let my forum members know as I'm sure a lot of them will subscribe.

These will go so well with the site I am developing that you know...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 29th May 2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,205
Posted By landlady
I dont pronounce the 'ais' properly, (vosotros...

I dont pronounce the 'ais' properly, (vosotros which we need in Castellano :() I try and try and keep getting corrected - hablarais for example - I say it like - hablareyes

Can't roll my R'rs...
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