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In Planning a trip - the sentence "Me gustaria que fueramos con ellos." Why imperfectivo de subjuntivo? Would the future or present tense not be more appropriate? Me gusta que iremos con ellos.
2 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - April 29, 2018
Manual, bulk, import from vocabulary.....please explain each one of these and how to best use them in flashcards gracias, RCM
0 replies - Last post by Robert3934 - April 17, 2018
Three days ago access to my Custom Flash Cards was not possible. Now the access has returned, but the functionality of the program is much degraded. Will this be corrected? Am I the only person affected by this? Previously there were five categories for e...
3 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - April 6, 2018
As of about 12:30 am New York time March 12 it became impossible for me to access my Custom Flashcards. A two page error message followed, starting with "members.flashcard.settings.top not found". The same thing happened on my PC with the Chrome browser a...
0 replies - Last post by tomwardtokyo - March 12, 2018
I am having difficulty finding out how to create custom flash cards. Can I take words from the various flash cards I have already practiced and create a new set, or do I have to go back to that lesson and practice the words I missed?
2 replies - Last post by Rodney-J - August 12, 2017
How many of the 300 words should I know before I move on? I got about 2/3 of them right the first time through. What is recommended for learning the rest of them? Drilling with the flash cards?
1 reply - Last post by Dan-H24 - July 26, 2017
Hi here are some of my favorite flashcard collections: https://members.rocketlanguages.com/members/spanish/flashcard/collection/5321/play https://members.rocketlanguages.com/members/spanish/flashcard/collection/5656/play https://members.rocketlanguages.c...
3 replies - Last post by Joseph1680 - July 14, 2017
lesson 1.5 is where i first encountered it and noted it as a 'what'. It re-occurred in lesson 3.5 as a 'which'. which or what is it?? ayudame!! por favor!
4 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - March 26, 2017
Hi, I've been wanting to create a post about the Spanish alphabet for some time now and , here it is! Aa ,Bb ,Cc , CH ch, Dd, Ee/Èè, Ff , Gg , Hh ,Ii ,Jj ,Kk , Ll , LL ,Mm ,Nn , Ññ ,Oo ,Pp ,Qq ,Rr ,RR ,Ss , Tt ,Uu , Vv ,Ww ,Xx ,Yy , Zz! for more go...
1 reply - Last post by KelllaurBailar - March 16, 2017
How do you create flash cards? I go to the page and nothing is highlighted for me to start.
3 replies - Last post by Robert-C7 - March 15, 2017
Hi, I can't create custom flashcard collections I know where the page to do it is but it's blank and I can't do anything on that page. Can you help me? Thanks a lot
1 reply - Last post by Alan-L1 - March 6, 2017
¡Hola! Can anyone tell me whether the level tests include the survival guides, or whether they only cover the lessons? In other words, for Level 1 Module 1, would the test only cover 1.1 to 1.12? Gracias.
3 replies - Last post by Matthew-H68 - March 4, 2017
There seems to be no sound on the FlashCards. How do I turn it on? I have the toggle ON.
2 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - February 18, 2017
- Ándale, Miguel, ayúdale al muchacho. - Go ahead, Miguel, help the boy. I just came across this word in the Spanish Travelogue course and it instantly sounded familiar. Speedy Gonzales! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOvyRjVQLjE Nice to know that the ...
3 replies - Last post by the-hefay - February 13, 2017
We’ll need to get to a doctor so he can give you an anti-tetanus shot. This is from lesson 10.4 in the Spanish Travelogue course. I've always heard "médico" instead of "doctor" and "poner una inyeccion" instead of "dar una inyeccion". So this phrase soun...
3 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - January 27, 2017
Is the sexual meaning for 'coger' used in any other country than Mexico?
2 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - December 22, 2016
Hello everyone! This is probably a simple question because I am only up to lesson 1.4, but what is the difference between using soy and estoy? Amy said "soy" means "I'm" and I've noticed she uses it in reference to occupation and where you are from, and ...
9 replies - Last post by David K - December 17, 2016
I came across this phrase watching a video yesterday. The context was a "cool" invitation/threat from one person to another along the lines of... - Try me - Mess with me (well, the exact expression in English that comes to mind would not be appropriate to...
2 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - November 28, 2016
Recently I was practicing asking for someone's number (¿Puedo tener tu número de teléfono?). I thought I should try asking for the cell and not the landline. So I said, ¿Puedo tener el número de tu celléfono? Then I realized it sounded really stupid. I d...
4 replies - Last post by David K - October 27, 2016
Hello, What is the difference between el pelo and el cabello? Which one is used for hair (of the head)? Are they synonyms or there is a distinction between hair and the hair?
4 replies - Last post by ricardo-rich - October 24, 2016
What is the difference between gafas and lentes?
4 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - September 22, 2016
Words & expressions for health , sickness , body parts please
2 replies - Last post by David K - September 13, 2016
Words & expressions for health , sickness , body parts please
0 replies - Last post by arthur-morphett - September 13, 2016
Hola a todos, While reading a book today, with a dictionary and the Big Red Book at hand, the word llamas was used . The second person familiar conjugation of llamar made no sense within the context of the story and I found that the noun llamas means ...
4 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - July 14, 2016
WHEN I WANT TO HEAR AN INDIVIDUAL WORD SPOKEN eg dijimos and dimos where is the course can i access these individual pronuciations ? i think it was/used to be at the start on the left by licking into a category . help please Richard Jervis
0 replies - Last post by Richard-J47 - July 13, 2016
I recently began Level 1 of the Spanish course. During a number of the audios there are references to a workbook (e.g., see Section XX of the workbook). I don't see anything about a workbook in the main panel. Can someone explain what these references ...
3 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - June 22, 2016
When a lesson is completed or someone spends time learning Spanish is there a way to track how many hours a person has spent on the program? Or does the user receive a certificate that can be printed to show proficiency? I'm curious.
5 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - June 2, 2016
With this new update, I can't find any of my words i saved in MyVocab. It only list the most recent
8 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - June 2, 2016
Yes, I would've gone to the moon [but they didn't ask me]. This phrase comes from lesson 20.7. Shouldn't the verb here be "pidieron"?
6 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - April 1, 2016
Encontré esta palabra en un libro esta mañana. Estoy acostumbrado a ver “contigo” et “conmigo”, pero es la primera vez que he visto “consigo”. ¿Se cayó en desuso? Porque normalmente se dice “con él” ou “con ella”.
5 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - March 15, 2016
When in Spain recently I watched a lot of English Premiership and Spanish La Liga football matches on Spanish television. The word "remate" was repeatedly used when the ball was around the opposition side's penalty area. Can someone please explain what ...
3 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - January 18, 2016
- Buena idea, Amy. Aunque los dos sabemos a quién vas a elegir. Interesting. In the "Know It!" section, I translated this phrase using escoger instead of the given elegir. Curious, I Google translated both words and both came up with "to choose". There m...
3 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - January 6, 2016
in lesson 7.1 Mauricio introduces Amy to his younger "menor" sister " hermana" . Amy says hola as she is speaking to Pamela And says Cuantos anos tiene? I don't understand it as how old is she but how many anos have you or you have. It is worded so that ...
4 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - December 25, 2015
Are all the R's pronounced with the sound of D as in the word naranja, the color orange. nadanja
5 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - December 21, 2015
I do not understand the use of Le in the following sentence: ?Le pagaste a Luis por el café? Can anyone help ?
6 replies - Last post by ricardo-rich - December 2, 2015
What determines,when to use vosotros or tu , in saying you tell it to me.
3 replies - Last post by Robert-C7 - November 14, 2015
Hello, everyone! I just discovered this amazing list of Spanish verbs. Many, many regulars AND irregulars. A couple hundred, at least. Now all you have to worry about is the conjugations! Link here: http://spanish.speak7.com/spanish_vocabulary_verbs....
11 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - October 2, 2015
In the lesson "9.2 Fishing Adventure" we can hear the sentence like this: Pagué ciento veinte dólares por una caña más o menos buena. The lector pronounces the word "Pagué" like "pallé". Is it a mistake or is it correct in some Spanish speaking countries...
7 replies - Last post by Ava Dawn - September 27, 2015
Lesson 7 refers us to learn the numbers. Where do we go to find that?
15 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - September 26, 2015
I was taking a Language and Culture lesson today. I have taken other Spanish courses/programs in the past and I have been told that the word 'camisa' means shirt. Today I come across 'camiseta' Are they both just as correct to use, do they refer to differ...
5 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - September 25, 2015
Hola! Why is the word swimsuit "trajes de baño" and not "trajes del baño"? I would think it would be del because it is de + el, no? Gracias!
8 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - September 22, 2015
How do I enable my computer to type the symbols unique to Spanish -- like accented vowels and upside-down exclamation marks?
4 replies - Last post by Matthew-H68 - September 1, 2015
As my Spanish vocabulary has increased I am beginning to learn different words to describe the same thing. When I use a different word than a lesson I often want to look them up to make sure they are synonyms. Does anyone have a recommendation for a good ...
1 reply - Last post by Steven-W15 - August 17, 2015
Here is the entire context: “A algunas yo no les caía bien, pero terminé conquistándolas. Con otras no hubo caso: a una mujer le estaba lavando el pelo y ya no había química. Lo mejor en esos casos es decirle a tu jefa y trata de simpatizar ...
0 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - August 13, 2015
I thought he was kidding me. I came across this curious expression in a video. But then again, we have some peculiar ones in English for this: - I thought he was pulling my leg. - ...
2 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - August 5, 2015
Today we are moving our RV to a new campground. We live full-time in the RV so it is our home. Which term would I use if I were to say "Today we are going to move." This meaning a transitional positioning of our home (our house). "Hoy va...
18 replies - Last post by diranu - June 16, 2015
In lesson 5.8 Tengo mucha hambre tenemos que comer algo. why would they not say , Tengo mucha hambre Tengo que comer algo. seeing that if we eat something, that will not help his hunger at all.
2 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - June 7, 2015
Inn lesson 5.8 - nosotros tenemos if tenemos means we have , then why put nosotros in front of it.
0 replies - Last post by larryritchie-- - June 7, 2015
In lesson 5.5 I'm late I'm sorry - Why is it not translated Estoy Atrasado , Estoy siento.
3 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - May 25, 2015
Is there a book that goes with this online program that contains vocabulary and other information that goes with each lesson?
6 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - May 19, 2015