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Translation help please.

Postby Marina » Sat May 02, 2009 4:48 am

Please could someone translate this " espero que vaya reforzando un poquito su Ingles,".

It is part of a message that I need to reply to and I just want to be sure that I've understood exactly what I'm being asked.

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Re: Translation help please.

Postby Scot » Sat May 02, 2009 7:16 am

I hope that by reinforcing your english a little - this would be my understanding but please get a second opinion as my Spanish is not great :oops:

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Re: Translation help please.

Postby Enrique » Sat May 02, 2009 7:30 am

Hi Marina,
"I hope that your English is being reinforced a little" meaning that if someone is travelling to England from Spain you're hoping they get to practice their english.
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Re: Translation help please.

Postby frank » Sat May 02, 2009 8:44 am

Agree with Enrique, somethink like "I hope your English is getter stronger/better. The use of "ir plus gerund" (vaya reforzando) suggests that the action in progress is happening gradually. :lol: The use of "espero" requires the subjunctive(vaya) which is a big stumbling block for us learners! Actually, the way it is written without accents, reads a bit different, as ingles, without an accent, means groins! :D :D
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Re: Translation help please.

Postby silver » Sat May 02, 2009 2:07 pm

" espero que vaya reforzando un poquito su Ingles,".
I hope that he/she is reinforcing a bit his/her English
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Re: Translation help please.

Postby Marina » Mon May 04, 2009 7:36 am

Thank you all.


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