To construct sentences in Spanish, you need at least a subject and a verb. Like English sentences, it is quite common to construct sentences in Spanish using the word order subject + verb + other parts of a sentence. For example: English: Maria works in a laboratory. Spanish: Maria trabaja en un laboratorio. Word order in Spanish, however, is more flexible than English.
It would be logical to conclude that she expects her audience to have some basic understanding about Spanish. Even though, it is not necessary for her viewer to understand Spanish in order to appreciate her work, this multi-language use is an important information to spot her intended audience. In another word, she was not writing to Spanish, Latin American audiences exclusively, but they are her core audiences. Any other pieces of information carried in her writing is her use of first personal narrative. On page 500, she writes “we collapse two
If about English it seems to be more difficult. We can’t pronounce the word without the knowledge about spelling and pronunciation. In English language the same letter can represent a multiplicity of sounds, and different letters can represent exactly the same sound. Because of all this misunderstandings all English language learners use International Phonetic Association where each symbol mean only one sound in an accurate manner When we are studying other languages almost in every of them, including English language, the order of the words in the sentence is really important and
Although some of it was bad it was a start, and overall I could have conversations more easily, but just in case that I forgot a word I had to think a while to translate the idea of a word because the way would have conversations was known as Spanglish. Where it would be a combination of Spanish and English, and as I learned more and more English the ratio of English to Spanish gradually became greater and greater until the ratio fully disappeared and I became fluent both languages by the age of
First, phrasal verbs were commonly used in English. Learners had to learn a great number of it to get well communication in English. Second, the figurative meaning was difficult for ESL learner to understand the meanings. Third, each part of words were unconnected to the overall meaning. Lastly, the position of participle or preposition can be move.
I would say words such as hola, como estas to greet people or me puedes ayudar when asking for help when I was at school. Or when at home, I would say tengo hambre to tell my mother I was hungry and no me siento bien when I felt sick. Overall, at that time Spanish was the only language I could use and I was accepted by others as I used it. I live in a Latino community where I share Spanish with others. It was until I went
You speak Spanish. Hablamos español. We speak Spanish. The following are the subject pronouns in Spanish with their English equivalent: Singular Plural First person yo (I) nosotros, nosotras (we) Second person (informal) tú (you) vosotros, vosotras (you) Second person (formal) usted (you) ustedes (you) Third person él, ella (he, she) ellos, ellas (they) Tú and Usted While English uses only one pronoun for the second person, Spanish uses two forms to indicate “you”. The informal form, “tú”, is used to address a person who is close or familiar to the speaker like a family member, a younger person, a friend, or a
Reflection of listening Trouble: This paragraph llustrate some major problems our group encountered while transcrping the tutorial of a native speaker. First of all and also the biggest problem is lacking of new words. Even though we do study english, but this language is not our mother tounge so there are still many words we have not discovered yet. Shortage of new words makes us not understand some words she said. As a result, I could not transcript what she said because I completely don 't understand what that words are and.
The problem of English Language proficiency is the lack of confidence in students that need to be overcome with a solution. One of the biggest problems of English Language proficiency is that students have the low confidence in themselves. Students do not have confidence mainly because they are afraid of conversing in English. The most common mistake that students encounter is that they have a poor grammar that leads them to be unable to communicate with people well especially with the English speakers. A study had reported in the book with the title “Exploring Errors in Grammar”, one of the common mistakes made by students was the singular and plural distinction.