jueves, 21 de julio de 2016

HOME WORK 1

Hi guys! This is the home work to practice  USED TO. COPY ON YOUR NOTEBOOK.
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jueves, 19 de mayo de 2016

PILEO

READING 3
The text was taken from READING EXPLORER Second edition.
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It's the last opportunity to finish it.





lunes, 14 de marzo de 2016

READING 1

Read carefully the text, then answer the questions in the READING 1 below the picture. ( To get bigger the picture, open it in a new tab). 



                                          READING 2

lunes, 22 de febrero de 2016

FALSE FRIENDS AND FALSE COGNATES




This is an initial list of false cognates and false friends between Spanish and English. They therefore look similar but respectively either they do not actually come from the same root or they have different meanings, despite their similarities.

The Spanish words in the first column resemble the English ones in the third column, but have different meanings.
Spanish word
English translation
English word
Spanish translation
ACTUAL
current, present-day
ACTUAL
real, efectivo
AMERICANO
person from North or South America
AMERICAN
estadounidense
ASISTIR
to attend, be present at OR to assist
ASSIST
ayudar
BILLóN
(US) trillion, (UK) billion
BILLION (US)
mil millones
BIZARRO
dashing, brave, gallant
BIZARRE
extraño
BOMBERO
firefighter
BOMBER
bombardero
CARPETA
folder
CARPET
alfombra
CASUALIDAD
coincidence, chance
CASUALTY
víctima
CHOCAR
strike, collide
CHOKE
ahogar
CODO
elbow
CODE
código
COLEGIO
high school
COLLEGE
universidad
COMPROMISO
obligation, commitment
COMPROMISE
componenda
CONDESCENDER
to comply, agree
CONDESCEND
dignarse
CONSTIPADO (n.)
a cold
CONSTIPATED
constipado (adj.)
CONTESTAR
to answer
CONTEST (v.)
contender
CORRIENTEMENTE
fluently, plainly, flatly
CURRENTLY
actualmente
DELITO
crime
DELIGHT
delicia, deleite
DESGRACIA
mistake, misfortune
DISGRACE
vergüenza
DISGUSTO
annoyance, worry
DISGUST
asco, repugnancia
DESTITUIDO
fired, deprived
DESTITUTE
indigente
DORMITORIO
bedroom
DORMITORY
residencia universitaria
EMBARAZADA
pregnant
EMBARRASSED
avergonzada
EMPRESA
business enterprise, company
EMPRESS
emperatríz
ENVIAR
send
ENVY (v.)
envidiar
ESTRECHAR
to narrow, bring closer together
STRETCH
estirar, alargar
ESTIMADO
esteemed
ESTIMATE
estimacíon, presupuesto
ÉXITO
success, hit
EXIT
salida
FÁBRICA
factory
FABRIC
tela
GROSERÍA
grossness, crudeness
GROCERY
abarrotería, tienda de comestibles
INTRODUCIR
insert
INTRODUCE (someone)
presentar
LARGO
long
LARGE
grande
LECTURA
reading
LECTURE
conferencia
LIBRERÍA
bookstore
LIBRARY
biblioteca
MANTEL
tablecloth
MANTEL
manto, mesilla
MOLESTAR
bother
MOLEST
abusar (sexualmente)
NUDO
knot
NUDE
desnudo
PARADA
stop, e.g. bus stop
PARADE
desfile
PARIENTE
relative
PARENT
padre
PRETENDER
to attempt, to woo
PRETEND
fingir
PREOCUPADO
worried
PREOCCUPIED
distraído
REALIZAR
to come true
REALIZE
darse cuenta
RECORDAR
to remember, remind
RECORD
grabar
ROPA
clothes
ROPE
cuerda
SANO
healthy
SANE
cuerdo
SOPA
soup
SOAP
jabón
SOPORTAR
tolerate, put up with
SUPPORT
apoyar
SUCESO
event
SUCCESS
éxito
TUNA
prickly pear
TUNA
atún 
 ÚLTIMAMENTE 
recently
ULTIMATELY
al final
VASO
drinking glass
VASE
 jarrón, florero

Taken from https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/false_friend

PRACTISE
 Now choose five words and make sentences using both options. On your notebook.
Example: PARIENTE (Relative) - PARENT  (Padre)
All my immediate family live in Bogotá but I have a lot of RELATIVES in Medellín.
My PARENTS live with me.
Study them for a test on line.