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Español 3 Q4BM Semana #3

Meaningful Questions and points:

  1. What is your native language? 
  2. Was it difficult learning a new language? 
  3. What are some things you remember from your experience of learning a new language? 
  4. Have you kept your native language, and or passed it down to other generations? 
  5. What were some benefits or downfalls  in your life growing up in a bilingual home? 
  6. What were some difficulties in attending school or work when english was not the primary language spoken at home? 
  7. How has learning two languages helped your life?

    Este audio es de los preguntas ariba. Yo hablo con una de los estudiantes de SLA, quien sabia español. Este audio es de Natalie
Spanish w_ Natalie
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Proyecto de Conversación: Keep It Going

Annisa Ahmed
Español lll, D Band
Conversation Project: Week Two

Antes de Conversación:
What will your topic of conversation be?
    Unsure. I just want to play with it and see where it goes.
What are you looking forward to about this conversation?
    Again, I want to keep the conversation going and see if I can speak less English and replace it with Spanish.
What are your nervous about?

    Last time, my pen-pal said I spoke fine however, I am still not certain I could ever be up to par with her.

Después de Conversación:
Who did you speak with and why did you choose them?
     In class, a couple days, I found Alexis Correa and we continue from last week's convo.
What did you learn about them?
    She still does not believe that I am allowed to speak to her while in Spanish class.
How did this interaction help you move towards achieving your goal?
    We exchanged information so, we can talk whenever.
What did you do well according to your goals?
    Umm, well, we did not have much time, but I did make her laugh, which I am sure it is an added plus.
What specifically do you need to improve on?
   More questions, of course.
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conversation with sorollexiste

​i'm talked to sorollexiste. he and i are still talking. When we started talking we did it on a chat but he had to go and i accidentally close the chat window. so we had to start the conversation over again. i was happy that he was willing to start the conversation over again. he was very cool and nice but we are still talking.

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Conversations (Week 2) - Cheyenne Pagan

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Asking questions works and I'm most surprised by my ability to understand and read what they are saying. I assume it's easier to have a conversation with someone compared to reading something is because just like us even everyday talking we do not use complex sentences or words. 

I'm finding it difficult to get to my more complex questions because even though I'm writing in Spanish the person on the other end usually takes a bit to answer not including the minute or two it takes for me to come out with the question or response. 

It's not working as well as I'd hope. I really would like to ask some more difficult and interesting questions. I think to help this I could write the more difficult questions down in advanced so I'd have a template or a base to go off of. I think this will help me steer the conversation in the direction I want it to go and make the conversation move on faster so I can accomplish those things. 
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J.Pullins, Blog Post #2, The Films of Spain

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My conversations continued on the topic of the films of Spain. I received a new partner, because when I tried to get in touch with my previous partner, I was thoroughly ignored.

Here, you can see that not only do we keep the conversation in Spanish the entire time, but I also try to delve into my topic, which was the film culture. My partner, who's a college student in Spain, told me that he and his friends try to go to movie theaters as often as possible, as they use films and the culture as a momentary escape from reality.

I was highly intrigued by his statement, and I thought it was a highly interesting analysis.

blog #1

I talked to DeShawn M. about what she thinks of learning Spanish. She told me that when she was in middle school she tried to learn Spanish, but no one thought her right. This made her not want to learn Spanish at all. That is what we manly talked about.
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i spoke with Sayfddin from tanger who i meant on share talk. he was 26 and claimed to be a rapper. the conversation was very nice and i feel like i accomplished my goal of holding a conversation past hola como estas.
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Bromas en Español

 I talked to a really funny guy named Siuldeluxe. He knew a great pick up line, and a pretty mean baby joke. But, nonetheless, it was pretty funny. I don't really know where he's from, but he speaks English pretty well. The more I talk to people about joking in Spanish, the more I realize how different it is. Even when I ask about jokes, I usually get what do you mean jokes. I guess sometimes it is a direct translation to an English joke, but sometimes it involved sarcasm which I will talk about in another blog post. By the way, pay no attention to how my name is Manna, I was banned for unknown reason from that site, so I had to use another person's account. I'm really considering using that google pick up line though.

Este el broma sobre que un bebe.

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Este el "pick up line."

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