In the last three days I’ve come upon 3 quality blogs that have to do with Spanish or language learning. And lest they fall into oblivion in the dusty bin at the bottom of my Google Reader account, I’ll stick them here to be preserved for posterity, or at least until my host stops serving pages.
So here they are:
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When the Tomísimo mobile search was released, I mentioned that it was running off a newer, expanded version of the dictionary database, which the main site still wasn’t using. Then in January I wrote that the new dictionary corpus was almost ready to go live.
It is now live.
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Not the most actiony of all films, but it’s a hilarious attempt (depending on how you see it) made for a Spanish class by three students- Andrés, Elliot and Arturo- who don’t use a word of English. Congrats! The only problem is they use the wrong online Spanish dictionary. Nice Fanta shirt Elliot.
How do you talk about being accountable in Spanish?
I was just in a session that was being interpreted simultaneously from English to Spanish, and I had the benefit of being able to listen in on both versions, which is a good way to learn a lot about how to speak Spanish fluently. But in this session, the main topic was accountability and unfortunately, the interpreter started off translating this as contabilidad.
That’s just wrong.
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Well, I finally did it. I forked over the $ to buy vBulletin. Here’s the story.
On Sunday, I decided to update my installation of SMF, the forum software I was previously using. The update went fairly well, I reinstalled my modifications and all looked good. The only problem (and I didn’t realize it at the time) was that there was an error in one of the script files that didn’t allow anyone to post anything. Now that’s not good.
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