Presentation on theme: "Most Common Mistakes for Spanish learners in translations Tengo 17 años. I have 17 years I am seventeen years old./ I am 17 Ø. Tengo hambre, sed y frío."— Presentation transcript:
Most Common Mistakes for Spanish learners in translations Tengo 17 años. I have 17 years I am seventeen years old./ I am 17 Ø. Tengo hambre, sed y frío. Ø have hunger, thirst and cold. I am hungry, thirsty and cold.
Es gerente de OM Personal. He is manager in OM Personal. He is a manager at OM Personal. Me gusta esquiar. I like ski. I like skiing.
Nací en Buenos Aires. I born in Buenos Aires. (I'm born in Buenos Aires). I was born in Buenos Aires. Vivo a 20 minutos del centro. I am living 20 minutes from downtown. I live 20 minutes from downtown.
Daniel tiene que redactar un informe. Daniel have to write a report. Daniel has to write a report. ¿Qué debes hacer? What must you to do? What do you have to do?
Debo aprender inglés. I must to learn English. I must learn English. ¿Viaja mucho? Do he travels a lot? Does he travel a lot?
Sí, (eso) me gusta mucho. Yes, I like Ø very much. Yes, I like it very much. No me importa trabajar muchas horas. I don't mind to work long hours. I don't mind working long hours
¿Puedes prestarme el auto? Can you borrow me the car? Can you lend me your car? Quisiera un billete a Nueva York. I like a ticket to New York. I would like a ticket to New York.
Querían dos mil. They wanted two thousands. They wanted two thousand. OM Personal desarrolla cursos multimedia. OM Personal is developing multimedia courses. OM Personal develops multimedia courses.
Más personas están adquiriendo nuestros productos More persons are buying our products. More people are buying our products Mucha gente está visitando Costa Rica en estos momentos. Many people is visiting Costa Rica these days. Many people are visiting Costa Rica these days.
Deberías tomar una aspirina You have to take an aspirin. You should take some aspirin. 1999 fue un buen año para nosotros en OM. 1999 it was a good year for us at OM. 1999 was a good year for us at OM.
Estambul es más barato que París. Istambul is more cheaper than Paris. Istambul is cheaper than Paris. Nuestra empresa cobra menos que otras. Our company charges less that others. Our company charges less than others.
¿Adónde ha ido David? Where has gone David? Where has David gone? ¿Podrías decirle (pedirle) que me llame? Could you say to him to call me? Could you tell (ask) him to call me?
Se lo/a traigo de inmediato (ya mismo)!. I get it for you right away. I'll get it for you right away. A continuación (Luego) ingrese su código personal. After key in your personal code. After that key in your personal code.
Finalmente retire su tarjeta de la máquina. At last take your card out of the machine. Finally take your card out of the machine. Tom me miró enfadado porque yo había roto su costoso teléfono móvil. Tom looked angry at me because I broke his valuable cell phone. Tom looked angrily at me because I had broken his valuable cell phone.
Es el ordenador más segura del mercado. It's the safer PC on the market. It's the safest PC on the market. Fue al banco a sacar algo de dinero. He went to the bank for getting some money. He went to the bank to get some money.
Esto depende de ti. It's depend on you. It depends on you. ¿Comienzo a hablar? Do I start talking? Shall I start talking? (Can I start talking?)
Hubo un accidente anoche. There has been an accident last night. There was an accident last night. Pienso (Voy a) comprar un auto el año que viene. I will buy a new car next year. I'm going to buy a new car next year.
¿Han obtenido buenos resultados este año? Did they have good results this year? Have they had good results this year? ¿Qué harías si te encontraras en mi lugar? What will you do if you was in my position? What would you do if you were in my position?
Si tuviera (tuviese) más tiempo, viajaría. If I would have more time, I would travel. If I had more time, I would travel. Michelle está trabajando mucho para el examen. Michelle is working hardly for the test. Michelle is working hard for the test.