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9/6/08 1:26 A

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Hola! Me encanta el Wii Fit, pero ultimamente (lately?) he estado cansada como diariamente. Lo he estado haciendo pero no tanto.

Tengo que averiguar los juegos ;-)

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8/27/08 10:51 A

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LOL! Francamente, es un juego de astucia y alianzas!

Los proximos 3 juegos son tambien gratis y no son de horror! jejeje ;-)

Si no te gustan quizas a tu lindo hijo:

http://www.BattleOn.com
http://www.DragonFable.com
http://MechQuest.com

Me encantan el Playstation, Nintendo & XBox. Estoy por comprar el Wii Fit. ¿Como te gusta? ;-)


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8/27/08 12:26 A

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Que interesante! Hice clic en el enlace, y en realidad, el juego me dio miedo!! jaja... creo que no tengo la capacidad de concentración (es decir "attention span") para jugar juegos así. Solo quiero jugar "mini games" incluso en los platforms como Wii, Playstation, etc...

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8/26/08 11:07 P

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No, not really! Yo soy "fierce" in the online games.

Me encantan juegos de horror con los cuales mantengo comunicación directa co mis mientros. Actualmente estoy jugando 3, uno es online y los otros no lo son. El que mantiene entretenida con mis miembros es: bite fight. Soy leader de mi clan de vampiros.;-) s5.bite-fight.us/c.php?uid=47064


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"Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt, dance like you do when nobody's watching and live like it's Heaven on Earth" ~Mark Twain~ ;-)

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8/24/08 1:27 P

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sólo "addiction solitaire." Que aburrida, eh?

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¿Que juegas on line? emoticon

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8/24/08 3:13 A

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LOL. No te preocupes. Estoy jugando también. Ahora nos entendemos (y es lo que es importante)!!


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MEJAI: ¡Lo escribistes muy bien! Fuí yo la que no lo leí adecuadamente... emoticon , porque estoy jugando on line games y no le presté la atención adequada! Disculpa!....;-) emoticon

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8/23/08 3:32 P

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SIRENA - creo que mi español es tan mal que he sido malentendido. Tendría que ir al cielo para visitar a mi papá.
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El papá de mi hijo (es decir, mi ex-esposo) está en Colorado! Para la navidad (las vacaciones del invierno, mi hijo va a Colorado para visitar a su papa... y podré ir a alguna parte diferente sola!!!

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MEJAI: Hola! Note procupes, a mi se pierden los emails a cada rato! Mi esposo y yo viajamos todo el año.El año pasado tuvimos 7 viajes. Este año hemos ido a 4 y nos quedan 3...Algunos viajes son largos, 23 dias, otros son cortitos 3-4 dias...

Yo espero puedas visitar a tu papá en Colorado!

Cuidate mucho! emoticon

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8/22/08 9:57 P

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MARTHA - bienvenida. Espero que disfrutes el sitio. Ha sido muy efectivo para mí!

SIRENA - No sé como perdí tu mensaje! Lo siento por no haber contestado (respuesto?) antes. Newyorrican :) Mi cuñado también es newyorrican (El esposo de mi hermana mayor). Somos de Los Angeles originalmente, y todavía vivo aquí. Estudié en la Universidad de California del Sur (USC) la contabilidad, y hoy en dia, soy directora de finanzas de una empresa de software en Santa Monica.

Hoy, acabo de aprender la palabra "contable." Antes, siempre diría "contadora," pero alguien me dijo que "contable" es mas correcto. Entonces, soy contable certificado. Hmmm... qué más? Soy madre soltera de un hijo de seís años que va a empezar el primer grado este año. El tiempo vuela!

¿Sabes que? Soy miembro de un equipo (SparkTeam) que se llama "Boricua and Friends." Este grupo es maravillosa. Debes buscar y unirte al grupo. Sé que te caen bien a ellas.

Cuanto viajan ustedes? Me encanta viajar pero es más dificil con un niño. No fuimos a ningun parte este verano, pero creo que me voy (tal vez) en diciembre cuando él va a visitar a su papá (que vive en Colorado)...

De todos modos... estoy rambling! Gracias por preguntar y por supuesto por ayudarme con el español!

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8/22/08 8:14 P

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Hola Martha: ¡Bienvenida a nuestro grupo!
Suerte con tu programa y con tus metas. emoticon emoticon

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Buenos Dias! Soy una nueva participante en esta página. Empece el 19 de este mes de Agosto, y hasta hoy dia 22 me di cuenta de este grupo.
Me hacía falta tener el apoyo en español.Tamaulipas México es mi estado natal y ahí viví hasta que cumplí 27 años. Después de casarme en 1989 me vine para Estados Unidos. Tengo dos hijas una de 13 y otra de 16 años. También tengo 3 perritas beagles "las bebitas de la casa".
Tengo 46 años y quisiera bajar 46 libras y me da mucho gusto empezar un nuevo estilo de vida en compañía de ustedes.
Me da mucho gusto en comunicarme con ustedes, de antemano les agradezco su amistad y apoyo.
Les deseo que tengan muy buen dia!
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Hola Mejai!

Mis padres son de la isla de Puerto Rico (PR). Se conocieron y se casaron en NYC. Yo naci en NY y me crie entre California y PR. Yo soy lo que se conoce como "Newyorrican". Mi educacion universitaria ocurrio entre PR y Fl, donde vivo actualmente con mi esposo Lee. Casados por 21 anos, sin hijos. Me retire como Patologa del Habla (bilingue) hacen muchos anos. Como banquero Lee se retiro, sin embargo cuando no estamos viajando, el va a la oficina de un contable amigo y le ayuda con el papeleo de inversiones la cual paga muy bien!!!... emoticon
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My parents are from PR. They met and married in NYC. I was born in NY and was raised between California & PR. I'm known as a "Newyorrican". My college education ocurred between PR & FL, where I live with my husband Lee. Married for 21 yrs, no children. I'm a retired bilingual Speech Pathologist. My husband retired from banking, however when we are not traveling, he goes to the office of an accountant friend and helps out with investment paperwork which he gets paid very well! emoticon

Mejai, cuentame de ti. De donde eres y donde vives actualmemte? ;-)

Edited by: SIRENA3 at: 7/24/2008 (09:05)
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7/24/08 12:04 A

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SIRENA - que bueno que estan buceando en las vacaciones. Sé que deben disfrutandose muchisimo! Una pregunta... de donde eres?

Aprendí una nueva palabra en tu mensaje: arecifes. Gracias!

Sabes que? Soy miembro de un grupo (realmente ayudo en organizarlo) que reunen para practicar español. Hoy durante la hora de almuerzo, juntamos y lo gozé! Me doy un año y medio más para ser casi fluida!

Que sigas (?) disfrutando las vacaciones!

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7/23/08 11:09 P

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Hola Mejai!

Todavia estamos buceando en Bonaire. Los arecifes son preciosos con muchos corales y peces coloridos. Esta vez no tomamos fotos, pues hemos visitado a esta islita muchas veces; y si tomamos fotos serian iguales a las que hemos tomado anteriormente! emoticon

We are still scuba diving in Bonaire. The reefs are beautiful with lots of corals and colorful fish. This time we didn't take photos, because we have visited the island many times; and if we take photos, they would look just like the ones we have already taken!

"Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt, dance like you do when nobody's watching and live like it's Heaven on Earth" ~Mark Twain~ ;-)

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7/23/08 6:40 P

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Hola!

SIRENA - como les fue las vacaciones? Tomaron muchas fotos? Por favor, ponlos en el SparkPage!

MRSHERNANDEZ - gracias por ofrecer tu ayuda. Me lo necesito! Ya he aprendido las reglas, pero poner los en la practica es otra historia. Te admiro por haber adquirido el idioma en la escuela suficientemente para enseñarlo.

Dónde fueron los demás? Estaba esperando ayudar a ellas tan como aprender de ustedes...

oh well!

Hasta pronto!

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Saludos y bienvenida a nuestro grupo! Nos alegra mucho de que seas parte de nuestro equipo. emoticon emoticon

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7/23/08 4:54 P

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Tambien les puedo ofrecer mi ayuda. Enseno espanol (al nivel secundario) y aprendi mi espanol estudiando en la universidad. Tengo el bachiller y maestria en espanol. Me encanta explicar la gramatica, aunque tengo que admitir que muchas veces necesito ayuda con mi vocabulario. La gramatica no es problematico para mi, sino encuentro problemas cuando tengo que traducir cosas complicadas. Estoy feliz por haber encontrado este grupo! Saludos a todos!

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7/11/08 7:00 P

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Thanks Michele for the good wishes! Gracias Michele por tus buenos deseos!

Tu Español es muy bueno. Es normal cometer errores, pero poco a poco los vas corrigiendo. Your Spanish is very good. It's normal to make mistakes, however slowly you will correct it. ¡Sigue practicando! Keep practicing! Chao...;-)

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7/11/08 6:38 P

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SIRENA - Tengo celos! ¡Que disfruten sus vacaciones! Conozco Aruba pero no Bonaire. La gente era muy amable cuando fui allá (hace mucho tiempo - en 1999)

Sirena, I'm jealous. May you enjoy your vacation! I have been to Aruba but not to Bonaire. The people were very friendly when I went (in 1999 -- a long time ago).

TWINKIE - I was also stuck in the present! I also got the "simple" future tense pretty easily, but I couldn't talk about yesterday at all. In 2007, I took a Spanish 2 class at the local community college, and we learned almost all of the SIXTEEN tenses that exist in Spanish. It's still pretty difficult for me, pero sigo estudiando (I keep studying).

I would say that the difference between poco and pequeño is that poco means more like "a little bit" where as pequeño is a description of something small. For example, you can say a few words (puedes decir pocas palabras) (is that right SIRENA), or you can say that the word "y" (meaning and) is una palabra pequeña. Does that make sense?

TREPPILS - I definitely do the same thing with the translator -- especially when I'm reading someone else's post that I can't understand. I usually use either dictionary.com/translate or babelfish.com.

SIRENA - aunque entiendo bien la diferencia entre el pretérito (supe) y el imperfecto (sabía) cometo muchos errores... (Even though I understand very well the difference between the preterite and the imperfect, I make many mistakes). Entre ello y el uso de las formas masculino y femenina, sueno como una verdadera americana! (Between that and the use of the masculine and feminine forms, I sound like a true American).

Enjoy!!

Michele

Edited by: MEJAI1 at: 7/11/2008 (18:42)
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Great suggestions TREPPILS! You are most welcome! Talking about corrections... emoticon ...

Gracias Sirena, por la explicación (instead of para la explicación). Yo no sabía esto (instead of yo no supe esto). Slowly these will start to make sense for you...

¡Por favor sigue practicando!...Please continue practicing!

Tomorrow my husband and I will be leaving on a 16 days scuba diving vacation. We are going to Bonaire, a small island N of Venezuela. emoticon

Edited by: SIRENA3 at: 7/11/2008 (11:05)
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Gracias, Sirena para la explicación. Yo no supe esto, así que ahora he aprendido algo.
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Thank you Sirena for the explanation. I did not know this, so I have learned something.

Twinkie,
I come here each day to see what news has been posted. I try to read and understand it. If there is a word I don't know I look it up in my Spanish/English dictionary. If I am totally ignorant I use www.freetranslation.com . Sometimes the translator does not make perfect sense, so I use the dictionary along with it. I have learned quite a bit and have only been a member of this team for a few short weeks. I am sure (and am hoping) that the members of this team who are fluent will gently correct me when I commit a faux pas.

Edited by: TREPPILS at: 7/11/2008 (09:35)
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Twinkie: The confusion is understandable! Generally you can use poco for the word some. For example: "Quiero un poco de leche" or I want some milk. "Entiendo un poco de Español" or I understand some Spanish. Pequeño means small. "Es una casa pequeña" or It's a small house. "Es un niño pequeño" or He is a small boy.

Some Spanish waiters in my area, feel pressed for time when serving meals. Some have told me they are not sure how to translate or feel nervous correcting a client, specially when a tip is on the line; or they are closely supervised by others... emoticon

I'm sure Michelle can elaborate more with the words poco y pequeño...;-)

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michele, for the most part i am stuck in only the present tense *trying not to look embarrassed* .... however, i have signed up for a spanish class which begins the end of aug....so i assume that eventually i will move into other tenses....

there is a mexican restaurant quite near my house...if i go in there wearing a t-shirt that has something written on it in spanish, the waiter will speak with me in spanish; sometimes we have a nice, short conversation...if i wear a shirt that has no spanish on it and try to engage the waiter by speaking spanish, he acts like he does not understand me...its the same waiter each time :)

when do i use "poco" instead of "pequeno" ? that came up the other day....apparently i used the wrong one!

i went into "latino cafe" this morning and felt overwhelmed, so i quietly left :)

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7/10/08 1:03 P

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¡Que buenas ideas! Nunca he pensado en usar el biblioteca! También, voy a buscar el "guía para sobrevivir español" en iTunes!

What great ideas! I've never thought of using the library! Also, I'm going to look for the Spanish Survival Guide on iTunes!

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¡Exelente! Continua escuchando "El guía para sobrevivir Español" y aprenderás mucho... emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Escucho el Itunes a menudo. Hay uno denominado "Spanish Survival Guide" con David Spencer como el anfitrión. Es muy bueno.
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I listen to Itunes often. There is one called "Spanish Survival Guide" with David Spencer as the host. It is very good.

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Michele: Excellent ideas! May I suggest going to your local public library. When I was teaching my husband, we found amazing materials at our library: tapes, video, audio, books & pamphlets for all levels!

He also took free Spanish classes offered at our High School. We checked our education office and found free classes at different locations. He bought only the books for a few dollars.

Once he finished with all the free classes, he went to our local Junior College and enrolled in their Spanish courses. Frankly we were amazed at all the resources available. We did a little research and he took off. I'm very proud of him. We travel extensively and he could talk and communicate with no problems at all! emoticon

Edited by: SIRENA3 at: 7/10/2008 (07:47)
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TWINKIE - I'd agree with SIRENA... keep listening. Listen for the words that you can recognize and what surrounds them... I'd still like to know what you have learned so far... are you able to use the past tense (pretérito & imperfecto). The future (IR + a + infinitive) and the regular future (I don't know what it's called). What about the conditional? The subjunctive??? I only ask because it can help us help you...

You can also download free Spanish lessons (podcasts) into iTunes. If you don't have iTunes, you can download it for free onto your computer and then look for Spanish lesson podcasts, and a few will show up (I know that there's one called "Notes in Spanish").

Finally (sorry this is so long!), if there's any particular thing that you want help with here, let us know!!!

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Hi Twinkie: Still listen to the Spanish radio, because you will get used to the spoken language and little by little you will pick up more words as time goes by! ;-)

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hola sirena....no, i do not have access to spanish tv....i wish i did.....sometimes i listen to spanish radio, but they speak so fast, i miss a lot

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Hi Twinkie: If you have access to Spanish TV, make a point to watch it. The more you do, the more you learn. Without knowing you will soon start to recognize words and phrases and the spoken Spanish will not sound so foreign. Good luck to you. We are here to help!
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TWINKIE - Dónde querrías empezar? Cuanto español ya sabes?

Where would you like to start? How much Spanish do you already know?

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HOLA! hablo un poco espanol and would like to learn more...my neighbour does not speak english...sometimes when i speak to her she looks at me like "what planet are you from?" and other times, when she does understand me, i feel so pleased with myself..... :)hasta luega!

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WAHIRA - definitivamente, me gustaria intercambiar los idiomas! ok? ¿De donde eres?

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I try to teach you Spanish but You teach me English!!! OK!!! es súper fácil no? emoticon

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No sé. Estoy aprendiendo también!

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Es "caballos" mas corrige? Todavia aprendo.

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Gracias SIRENA!

TREPPILS - que quiere decir "hípico?"

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TREPPILS: emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon ¡Muchas felicidades con tu medalla de bronce¡ Fantástico. ¡Excelente trabajo! ;-)

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MEJAI: ¡Tu Español es fantástico! Sigue practicando. Mi esposo sabe bastante, pero practica más cuando estamos viajando en paises de habla hispana! emoticon

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Regreso del concurso hípico e hice bien. Soy ahora un medalla de bronce de USDF (United States Dressage Federation).

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Siempre miro la televisión en español y escucho la radio en español también (Vivo en Los Angeles). He aprendido mucho, pero hay mucho más que aprender.

Probablemente, tu esposo aprendara mucho hablando contigo emoticon .

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Es cierto que mientras más practicas, más facil te se hace aprender el idioma. ¿Tienes acceso a la televisión de habla hispana? Si puedes, mira la televisión en Español. ¡Mi esposo aprendió mucho escuchando muchos programas en Español! emoticon

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Gracias por la bienvenida! Me da gusto ser parte del grupo. Acabo de hacer mi tarea (todavia estoy tomando clases). Tengo dificultades con el imperfecto y preterito. Los entiendo, pero cuando hable, es muy dificil decidir cual usar. También tengo dificultades con por y para, ser y estar, el subjuntivo... Pero la mas que practico, la mas que aprendo...

Hasta pronto!

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Hola Michele: !Bienvenida a nuestro grupo! Si deseas puedes practicar con nosotros. El grupo parece que no tiene leader, pues nunca postea, ni se envuelve en nada. Cuando alguien hace una pregunta, yo y otros miembros tratamos de ayudar. ¡Me gusta mucho cuando hacen preguntas o sugieren actividades! Nos sentimos muy a gusto de que deseas ser parte del grupo!
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Hi Michele: Welcome to our group! If you wish, you can practice with us. This group doesn't seem to have a leader, because we see no posts, or involvement of any kind. When someone asks a question, I with other members, try to help. I like it when questions are asked or activities are suggested! We are delighted you wish to be part of our group!

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Hola todas!

He estado miembro de este grupo por tanto tiempo, pero nunca escribio aquí. Iba a despedirme de este grupo, cuando miré que hay muchas personas aquí hablando.

He estado estudiando por el equivalente de dos años (pero estudio mucho), y vivo en Los Angeles donde tengo mucha oportunidad de practicar.

Me encantaría seguir participando -- para mejorar mi español y para ayudar a las cuales puedo (??)
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I've been a member of this group for a long time, but I never post here. I was about to delete the group, but I noticed that there are still many people posting here.

I have been studying for the equivalent of two years (but I study a LOT) and I live in Los Angeles (where I have a lot of opportunity to practice).

I would love to continue to participate -- both to improve my Spanish and to help out as well -- if you'll have me!

Michele



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Gracias, era exactamente eso lo que significa.


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Encuentro eso escribir las cosas ayudeme recuerdo.

Trato escribir aqui a menudo.

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Hola Sandy: ¡Que lástima que no tengas a nadie con quien practicar el Español! De todos modos trata de hablar con los trabajadores en el establo todos los días y pídeles que te enseñen una palabra nueva cada día. Pueden ser nombres (nouns) ó verbos (verbs). Cada día repites lo que aprendístes. Mira la televisión en Español. Aprendes más rápido de esa manera! ;-)

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Tengo nadie con practicar, hasta ahora!

Quiero aprendar asi que puedo hablar con los trabajadores en el establo. Sabe poco ingles, y soy poco espanol, pero nosotros ambos tratan.



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Hi Sandy: emoticon Bienvenida a nuestro grupo! ¡Su Español es muy bueno! Se le entiende fácilmente lo que quiere decir...;-)

Change the gender of your statementes. For example..."Yo la entreno yo mismo". Use misma because you are female. Same thing with...los animales me mantienen muy ocupado; use ocupada instead. Great job Sandy ! Siga practicando su Español!!! emoticon

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I have gone thru the whole thread and translated, so I think I am up to date now, so here goes....

Me llamo Sandy. Vivo en Los Estados Unidos. Tengo 46 anos y casada por 5 anos. No tengo ninos, pero tengo 2 caballos y 2 perros. Los caballos se llaman Shadow y Pepper. Shadow esta un Quarter Horse grulla y tiene 30 anos. Pepper esta un negra y blanca Paint y tiene 3 anos. Yo la entreno yo mismo. Mis perros se llaman Gem y Gracie. Gem esta un Rottweiler/Husky. Ella es muy vieja. Gracie esta un Labrador Retriever y tiene 4 anos. Los animales me mantienen muy ocupado. Vea mi sparkpage para imágenes.

My name is Sandy. I live in the United States. I am 46 years old and have been married for 5 years. I don't have children, but have 2 horses and 2 dogs. The horses names are Shadow and Pepper. Shadow is a 30 year old Quarter Horse. Pepper is a 3 year old black and white Paint. I am training her myself. My dogs are named Gem and Gracie. Gem is a Rottweiler/Husky. She is very old. Gracie is a 4 year old Labrador Retriever. The animals keep me very busy. See my SparkPage for pictures.

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Hi Sandy: emoticon to our group! I taught my husband Spanish and he continues his learning by listening to Spanish TV & radio and by reading newspapers & magazines as well! As a retired bilingual Speech Pathologist my best advise is to continuously immerse yourself in the language and soon you too will see progress as well!

Good luck! Glad you joined us..;-)

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I am trying to learn also. I know many words and can usually figure out what people are talking about, but not enough to know exactly what they are saying. I cannot write well or carry on a conversation yet, other than the basics. I hope you all don't mind if I just hang out and keep trying to translate until I learn enough to join in.

Thanks! Sandy

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