How Do You Say ...? For Some Words, There's No Easy Translation
Just as good writing demands brevity, so, too, does spoken language. Sentences and phrases get whittled down over time. One result: single words that are packed with meaning ... into the English language. SIEGEL: One of which comes from Spanish.
Gringos speaking Spanish badly; what does it mean?
I did not grow up speaking Spanish, and to this day I am not fluent. I sometimes mispronounce words, but as a colleague ... If you are Hispanic or black, learn standard English as well. It’s just the smart thing to do. This content is under a special ...
Not Every Familiar Word In A Foreign Language Is Your Friend
Due to "false friends" — sneaky words that don't mean what we think they mean. A Spanish teacher I once studied under told me about her most mortifying language moment ... "Excitada," does not mean "excited," it means "aroused." "Embarazada" does ...
How Do You Say It In Spanish?
Whether in the Home or out in the field, at the construction site, do you know how to give directions so that your workers will not mistake your meaning ... words until it’s almost automatic – you actually start thinking in Spanish rather than English.
Student knows ABCs of Spanish words
Linda glides through reciting the spelling of most words. But then she stumbles: the word “ harinado,” Spanish for “floured.” “Ugh! The h's in Spanish always mess me up,” Linda laments, as do many people who straddle the English-Spanish ...