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I Am Trying to Learn Spanish

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    Try and Quit, Try and Quit

    I have been trying to learn spanish off and on but never really stick with it. Maybe 3 months and I get burned out and frustrated. I can read it alright but not able to speak anything with anyone or at least not confident enough. Afraid if I say hola , como esta usted then they...
    jeru jeru 31-35 1 Response Aug 8, 2009

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    Hablo Espanyol Un Poco...

    I have been living in Spain for nearly nine years, I teach English ( tefl ), I'm originally from London England, and I'm still struggling to understand the grammar, its a really difficult language to master, it doesn't help that there are many regional dialects also.........very...
    encar encar 56-60, F Aug 27, 2012

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    Spanish

                        am trying to learn spanish all by myself. i  have bought a spanish people and have got a couple text books. its kind of a slow go. uno, dos tres, quatro cinco...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 13 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    Tngo Q Mejorar Mi Español

    i've been trying to learn spanish for the past few months..and i guess it's not really going anywhere. i have trouble speaking and i need to improve my vocab. i really want to learn because i hope to work there one day. i loveeee valencia, españa ^^ i've tried to stay in...
    sarasarus sarasarus 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    Newbie To This Site And Learning Spanish

    I have been learning for about 3 moths. I am still at foundation level. I can't speak it yet but sometimes i can understand what people are saying. i am not consistently learning which i should be. i am trying to learn everyday by using michell thomas audio cd . I...
    chrislow chrislow 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 10, 2010

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    Want To Learn Spanish

    I like the Spanish Language, ever since I was a kid I have been around Spanish speakers in my neighboorhood, and such. I also have a few hispanic friends, and I would like to be able to communicate with them. Also I live in Florida, and it is very valuable to know Spanish. If...
    WellMichelle WellMichelle 31-35 2 Responses Mar 9, 2010

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    If you know spanish and willing to teach me

    please message me..thanks in advance
    jollie90 jollie90 22-25, F Dec 9, 2013

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    Travel And Learning

    I went to latin america for two years to be a volunteer there and then I pick up spanish pretty well and also went to cuba, mexico, belize, El salvador, guatemala, honduras, panama, Nicaragua, Colombia, Ecuador by myself. Before went there, I have no idea about spanish...
    jkso jkso 31-35 Aug 15, 2012

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    Learning new cultures and languages really interests me. In that way I can learn new things and make friends. I want to learn many languages, mostly European! I want to learn...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    Hello Guten Tag. I am learning German Level 1 and have the examination scheduled soon (Probably next month or so). German is not the language of my land hence I'm having great...
    reneboo9 reneboo9 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    I love learning languages. I've tried to learn 16 languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Polish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Finnish, Russian, Italian, Czech...
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan 16-17, M Feb 21

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    I speak English currently. I want to learn to speak Spanish fluently and I would like to learn Italian after that
    PorkythePig PorkythePig 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I am currently in high school and I study Italian, Spanish and German. I am hoping that I can continue learning these languages and pick up Swedish when I get into University. I...
    thornedrose thornedrose 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    I grew up in a home with neglectful and/or abusive and absentee parents, and as a result I wasn't taught anything about life, and just general life skills that every person should...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F Feb 6

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    id like to think im a good linguist can speak spanish at the moment learning how to write it properly can speak a bit of portugese and french but i do love listening to those...
    prettyflamingo prettyflamingo 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have a crush on a boy, but I'm trying to forget him because my best friend has a crush on him too and I don't want it to ruin our friendship, she doesn't know that I like him and...
    Nordic5angel Nordic5angel 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Since it's soo related to spanish, it will be fine for me.
    hondurananonymous hondurananonymous 13-15, F Feb 5

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    Ernesto was already there and waved as I entered the hall, big, brown friendly eyes making direct contact. So, thankfully, this time there was no question of letting down any of...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    That's right. Haha. Both my parents are Mexican. I was born here in the US but I know Spanish very well. Me encanta hablar el idioma : ) any other languages you know?
    bustos94 bustos94 18-21, M a week ago

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    I wouldn't even really consider myself "tomboy," I am just... "One of the guys." I have no style, and I don't know how to have style. I want to be girly, but I feel like I would...
    ironiclaconic ironiclaconic 18-21 1 Response Feb 17

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    And this is one of the reasons of my being here. I'm Russian and this is my first language. I was very bad at English till the 9th grade in school. And I even had no intention to...
    Tourion Tourion 18-21, M Feb 13

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    Nutrition is constantly in today's news. You need to eat well to stay fit and expect to be okay. You must choose the right type and quality of different healthy food choices to...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I know it’s going to be a journey, but this intuitive eating seems to be effective and its principles seem to be working. It’s difficult when I keep focusing on losing weight...
    alm430 alm430 26-30, F Feb 13

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    Whatever you focus your energy upon grows. I think love and hate, pain and joy and darkness and light are all the same energy and one whole. The fear of making mistakes destroys...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M Feb 9

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    I learned something today. My school is full of a bunch of judgmental low-life people. I know what all of you are thinking, "You're a low-life for saying those people are low-lifes...
    CheerleaderEm CheerleaderEm 16-17, F Feb 13

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    *trying to learn .
    aohana aohana 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I visited Turkey twice :) it's an amazing place.. and may be because my grandmothers parents were Turks I feel love towards anything related to Turkey :) I'm trying to learn by...
    LoulouB80 LoulouB80 31-35, F Feb 20

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    Due to my years experience with various martial arts systems, those mainly Japanese, Chinese, and Korean; I am very familiar with these particularly Japanese. But there are times...
    Waninho97 Waninho97 36-40, M Feb 22

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    I am trying to learn German, it's rather hard doing this on my own, though.
    SadZwiebel SadZwiebel 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have a lot of things to do. Lots of goals, lots of dreams, scholarship plans, hope to get some money and time to learn new a language, tons of book to read, bizilions of tv...
    phoebechan phoebechan 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Travel Tips by Balmoral International Group - Luxembourg Travel & Tours Starting to learn a new language can feel overwhelming. There seems to be so little you know and so much...
    balmoralintgroup balmoralintgroup 26-30, F Feb 11

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    12 Ways You Can Love Yourself Now Learn helpful tips for self-love. Louise Hay ~Nov 23, 2013 at 09:00 AM I have found that there is only one thing that heals every problem, and...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Yup, that's me. I'm on a road towards accepting events that occurred over the past year. Today, I truly feel like I can smile for real. Feels like God is smiling back at me. I...
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    Abrazo abierto. Milonga!This time with a young Mexican guy, whom my instructor fished out and introduced to me right as soon as he arrived. It was so funny doing the class with him...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    My dad taught me many things. He's a great person for me in some ways. He took me fishing & hunting when I was little which was fun. He always says he's proud of me or say...
    woodenstrings woodenstrings 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Journaling is really helping me to notice patterns and come to some realizations. I am thankful for everything I have going on, but I cannot help but feel stifled. If I could be...
    alm430 alm430 26-30, F Feb 11

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    A lot of people come to me saying they want to lose weight but don't know where to start... I was in your shoes 6 months ago. I ate too much. That bloated feeling was my new normal...
    fearlessandfit fearlessandfit 22-25, F Feb 11

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    Do you know were can i find good you tube ballet lessons for a adult male beginner? I am not trying to be a Pro ballet dancer, I just want to do some 101 ballet movementa at home
    mxtghts mxtghts 36-40, M Feb 16

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    letting go of the mistakes from my past and keeping the lessons I learned. I can't change my mistakes, but I can change how I handle a situation next time.
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 17

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    So...I've been cutting/burning on and off for about 5 years...I'm married and he doesn't even know...I guess you learn to do it where no one will see, but then there are days where...
    Starvin9Artist1 Starvin9Artist1 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    Today is an emotional roller coaster for me. I know that my marriage is over and my husband has agreed to go but I'm having problems understanding how someone can just give up on...
    Unsatisfiedwoman74 Unsatisfiedwoman74 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Hopefully or ideally.. Maybe learning to live would be better. I regret ALOT.. Where is the reset button or time machine?. Id wish everything or me would be different. I have...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    We all learn things in different ways & in different times. Some of us like me who have the hardest head in the known universe have to go around the mountains several thousand...
    OpenMan44 OpenMan44 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    As hard as I try certain things don't budge. It's like walking into a wall over and over hoping that a doorway will appear. Oh, well. I just have to learn to suck it up and realize...
    Essence972 Essence972 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Why is it that people can't read a simple comment? I know YouTube is primarily a video sharing site and not really a comment first kind of site but it's helpful to read comments...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F 1 day ago

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