What did you learn today?

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I didn't have much time to study or be online today, so I was wondering what you all did and learnt in your respective languages.

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We had friends over who speak very little English and refuse to speak it with us! So it was nice to be pushed into having to speak Spanish all afternoon. No new words but I was amused when my dad kept saying lunes lunes at Raul instead of luces ( Monday in place of lights) 

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I learned a few spanish words today like:

Donde - where

Dia - day

cansado - tired

hasta manana - see you tomorrow

hasta luego - see you later.

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Aileen.Cortes wrote:
I learned a few spanish words today like:
Donde - where
Dia - day
cansado - tired
hasta manana - see you tomorrow
hasta luego - see you later.


You can post this on the learning logs category. :)

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ikay

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Today I learned that you say "susIna" and not "sUsina" in Italian, which means "a plum" :D 

I've probably learned more but it's hard to remember all the new words that I'm picking up.

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I discovered the meaning of my first name. :joy:

do the right thing even when nobody is watching

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Michelle.Batan wrote:

I discovered the meaning of my first name. :joy:

And what is it? :)

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this is what google says


Michelle is a given name, originally the French feminine form of Michel, from the Hebrew name Michael meaning "Who is like God?". :joy:


do the right thing even when nobody is watching

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in Spanish.. 


bonito/ bonita? - pretty or beautiful

alto - high

bajo - low

boligrafo - pen

pregunta - question


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Michelle.Batan wrote:

this is what google says

Michelle is a given name, originally the French feminine form of Michel, from the Hebrew name Michael meaning "Who is like God?". :joy:

wow that's a great meaning. :grinning::+1:

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Jade.Xuereb wrote:

We had friends over who speak very little English and refuse to speak it with us! So it was nice to be pushed into having to speak Spanish all afternoon. No new words but I was amused when my dad kept saying lunes lunes at Raul instead of luces ( Monday in place of lights)

  


Sounds funny and helpful, glad you had a good time speaking spanish!

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Olga.Cygnel wrote:

Today I learned that you say "susIna" and not "sUsina" in Italian, which means "a plum" :D

I've probably learned more but it's hard to remember all the new words that I'm picking up.

I didn't know that I guess I just learnt something too!

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Aileen.Cortes wrote:

I learned a few spanish words today like:

Donde - where

Dia - day

cansado - tired

hasta manana - see you tomorrow

hasta luego - see you later.

Great job! Worth a log as ikaymoreno said!

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Michelle.Batan wrote:

this is what google says

Michelle is a given name, originally the

French feminine form of Michel, from the Hebrew name Michael meaning "Who is like God?". :joy:

How interesting, love it

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