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Offline cmdterps44

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Learning Spanish (Help!)
« Topic Start: December 26, 2011, 03:07:50 PM »
So I have to take an online placement test for a Spanish class. I didn't realize my major requires me to finish Spanish 203 as a core class and guess what, come last semester I need to take it. But wait! There are some issues! I either need to a) have taken 4 years of spanish to be able to take 203 (only took 3), b) have taken spanish 101 at UMD or an equivalent college (I didn't) or c) I need to test out of this online placement test so I have to go with C).

Does anyone have any good websites or something that I could look at to review my spanish so I can, hopefully, pass this thing and not ruin my chances of graduating.

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Re: Learning Spanish (Help!)
« Reply #1: December 26, 2011, 03:18:37 PM »
So I have to take an online placement test for a Spanish class. I didn't realize my major requires me to finish Spanish 203 as a core class and guess what, come last semester I need to take it. But wait! There are some issues! I either need to a) have taken 4 years of spanish to be able to take 203 (only took 3), b) have taken spanish 101 at UMD or an equivalent college (I didn't) or c) I need to test out of this online placement test so I have to go with C).

Does anyone have any good websites or something that I could look at to review my spanish so I can, hopefully, pass this thing and not ruin my chances of graduating.


Have tried sending a PM to EagleSkinz?

Offline houston-nat

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Re: Learning Spanish (Help!)
« Reply #2: December 26, 2011, 04:40:06 PM »
Does anyone have any good websites or something that I could look at to review my spanish so I can, hopefully, pass this thing and not ruin my chances of graduating.

Oh man, I totally did use one of those websites in high school, but that was six years ago and I can't remember. :(
I did read El Pais every day or two to make sure my reading comprehension was 100% solid.

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Re: Learning Spanish (Help!)
« Reply #3: December 26, 2011, 04:40:08 PM »
Rosetta Stone?

Offline Frau Mau

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Re: Learning Spanish (Help!)
« Reply #4: December 26, 2011, 04:57:16 PM »
Rosetta Stone?

Rosetta Stone means....
 :money:

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Re: Learning Spanish (Help!)
« Reply #5: December 26, 2011, 05:07:28 PM »

Have tried sending a PM to EagleSkinz?


:lmao: 

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Re: Learning Spanish (Help!)
« Reply #6: December 26, 2011, 06:33:52 PM »
Rosetta Stone means....
 :money:

Another semester likely means more money.

Not sure if there are cheaper options.

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« Reply #7: December 26, 2011, 06:37:45 PM »
Something to think about. I think Spanish is one of the cheaper RS.

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Re: Learning Spanish (Help!)
« Reply #8: December 26, 2011, 06:38:41 PM »
Another semester likely means more money.

Not sure if there are cheaper options.
I've thought of it but free options would be better.

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« Reply #9: December 26, 2011, 06:52:54 PM »
Rosetta Stone means....
 :money:
Craigslist or EBay for second Hand Rosetta? Or a lesser version of tapes/CDs....


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Re: Learning Spanish (Help!)
« Reply #10: December 26, 2011, 06:58:48 PM »
Move to Mexico for a few months?  Good old immersion technique.

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« Reply #11: December 26, 2011, 07:22:36 PM »
You could probably immerse yourself just as well in Manassas. Or Gaithersburg.
Move to Mexico for a few months?  Good old immersion technique.


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« Reply #12: December 26, 2011, 07:26:40 PM »
You could probably immerse yourself just as well in Manassas. Or Gaithersburg.


Or camp out in a Home Depot parking lot.

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« Reply #13: December 26, 2011, 08:35:55 PM »
Or camp out in a Home Depot parking lot.

:rofl:  He may end up getting hired for the day.

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Re: Learning Spanish (Help!)
« Reply #14: December 26, 2011, 09:19:19 PM »
Move to Mexico for a few months?  Good old immersion technique.

He could learn spanish and learn how to duck shots from cartels.

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« Reply #15: December 26, 2011, 10:57:18 PM »
He could learn spanish and learn how to duck shots from cartels.

Only on the border.

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« Reply #16: December 27, 2011, 09:57:24 AM »
Or camp out in a Home Depot parking lot.

Seriously. I would recomment the Rhode Island Avenue or Arlington stores. :)


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Re: Learning Spanish (Help!)
« Reply #17: December 27, 2011, 10:20:03 AM »
Rosetta Stone means....
 :money:

I thought he meant the original  .....

You could try my technique from college.    Open the book and fall asleep on it ... osmosis.    Then again, that's probably one of the reasons I got drafter.

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« Reply #18: December 27, 2011, 10:20:05 AM »
Or the UHaul store in Falls Church.  Seriously, stop by there next weekend and go along with those guys on a job or two.  You'd be living the 21st century version of this great, great adventure:


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« Reply #19: December 27, 2011, 10:22:47 AM »
Seriously. I would recomment the Rhode Island Avenue or Arlington stores. :)



Learn Spanish and eat half smokes = multi-tasking.

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« Reply #20: December 27, 2011, 10:37:58 AM »

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« Reply #21: December 27, 2011, 10:49:37 AM »
Learn Spanish and eat half smokes = multi-tasking.

OMG, RHHD has the best chili half-smokes. I make up reasons to go there just for those.

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« Reply #22: December 27, 2011, 01:09:22 PM »