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What is the difference among these sentences? I got really confused.
What is the difference between 'was able to' and 'could'? For example 1)I could swim well. 2)I was able to swim well. What is the differenct between 1) and 2)? Could you kindly teach me the differe...
Does man control nature?
I find human nowadays would kill some kind of animal for it grow too much. I think they try to protect some animals for balance but is it right? I mean human just want to keep it as mem...
Studying in the U.S. Americans are not friendly as you might expect
I studied for one year in the U.S. as a graduate student. My idea of Americans was: cool and friendly people. This was true, people were generally kind if I asked information on the streets. Then t...
Favorite Midnight Snack?
In my opinion, you can't go wrong with cookies and milk, as childish as that might sound :)
Study vs. Practice
In my experience, I studied grammar and vocab for many years before I spoke and listened to Spanish. Immersion definitely made things move faster, but I feel this foundation was very powerful once ...
Can anyone help me with this song??
I can´t understand it all the way through, so...If someone could write it down completly, I´d be so much grateful... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgvZqzbAcpw
If you're in need of someone to converse with in English!
Greetings!, I'm in the quest of creating a language partner with whom I can speak to on oovoo/skype, I can help with grammar although I'm mostly interested in the conversational aspect of this exch...
Advice for the tourist
If i was going to your town which place would you reccommend me to visit?
The Letter Game
This is a good game for learning English sentences.We should make a sentence with the last letter of the previous sentence. Let's start with the sentence 'I love you'. The next person should start ...
我是韩国人~今年22岁:) 我找个中国朋友会聊聊天儿的 大家请多多观照!:-)
Find new friends
Hello everyone, I come from Thailand. I want to practice Chinese (Mandarin). I would like to make a lot of friend.
Life with adventure, with adrenalin or harmonic life ?
Today at my work place I asked patient's anamnes (complains,habits,about other diseases and life). And he said me that he likes adrenalin. I answered, yes, it is very interesting life with ad...
What are the words in Spanish that you complicate ?
Motivation to learn Chinese! My progress
Me singing in Chinese https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQRIS3nWENc 你在中国吗？我也有YouKu! http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMTMxMjU0ODk5Ng==.html How I sound when I read Chinese https://www.youtu...
Do you use the word 'message' as a verb?
Recently I've noticed that I'm now using the English (E) word 'message' as a verb, e.g., "I will message you when I am free/available/ready to talk." Today I wondered if the word is defined as a ve...
How does the Commonwealth work? Any benefits?
What's your view on this association? If you live in one of the countries, do you see any benefits? "The Commonwealth (or "The British Commonwealth until 1949) is a voluntary association of ...
Weekly Japanese group chats/ Skype ?
Does anyone want to start a group Skype for people learning Japanese? Apparently this is a really good way to practise and learn any language!
Какое значение поговорки – От добра добра не ищут?
Какое значение поговорки – От добра добра не ищут? Одна сказала мне：Когда делаешь человеку добро, не надо ожидать, что он ответит тебе тем же. Чаще бывает наоборот: добро быстро забывае...
Language Exchange Questions.
Hello everyone, I am writing this discussion post to ask about a very important aspect of language exchange. When speaking with a language exchange partner, what kinds of questions do you us...