Spanish by Choice/SpanishPod newbie lesson A0007< Spanish by Choice
Where Are You From?
Yes, this is about the easiest way to find something to talk about: asking where people are from. Invaluable small talk strategies offered by Liliana and JP. Keywords are Perú – Peru and Colombia – Colombia.
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|Title: “Where Are You From?” Dialogue only (file info)|
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Dialogue with Translation
mujer: ¿De dónde eres? from where (you) are woman: Where are you from?
hombre: Soy de Perú. ¿Y tú? (I) am from Peru and you man: I'm from Peru. And you?
mujer: Yo soy de Colombia. I am from Colombia woman: I'm from Colombia.
hombre: ¡Qué bien! how good man: How nice!
Vocabulary for Dialogue
la mujer noun (feminine) the woman el hombre noun (masculine) the man de preposition from, of ¿dónde? adverb where? ¿de dónde? adverb from where? ser verb (infinitive) to be (tú) eres verb (present tense) you are (informal, singular) (yo) soy verb (present tense) I am Perú noun (masculine) Peru y conjunction and tú subject pronoun you (informal, singular) yo subject pronoun I Colombia noun (feminine) Colombia ¿qué? adverb how?, what? bien adverb well, good
Vocabulary for Audio Lesson
el ceviche noun (masculine) the citrus-marinated seafood salad los incas noun (plural, masculine) the Incas Machu Picchu noun (masculine) a Inca city Gabriel García Márquez noun (masculine) a Colombian writer Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll noun (feminine) a Colombian goddess hasta luego phrase see you later
This section includes grammatically related words. Some of them are required by the exercise Dialogue Recast.
|(yo) soy||present tense||I am|
|(tú) eres||you are (informal, singular)|
|(él/ella) es||he/she(/it) is|
|(usted) es||you are (formal, singular)|
|(nosotros/-as) somos||we are (m./f.)|
|(vosotros/-as) sois||you are (informal, plural, m./f.)|
|(ellos/ellas) son||they are (m./f.)|
|(ustedes) son||you are (formal, plural)|
Translate from Spanish to English. Click each bar to check your answer. If possible, read the Spanish sentences aloud.
Now translate from English to Spanish. Remember to say the Spanish sentences aloud.
Translate this variant of the dialogue from English to Spanish.
This translation exercise requires some of the words from the More Vocabulary section.
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