https://videopress.com/v/8f5fvaFB?resizeToParent=true&preloadContent=metadata ¿ESTOY DE PIE, O ESTOY SENTADO?
Sotero settled down and we waited in anticipation as he prepared to start his narrative based on three maxims: Sotero was about to tell his story in Spanish. I put a new tape into the tape recorder. Sotero began. The following is my Trinidad English version of Sotero's story: Bueno, now this is a man … Continue reading LOS TRES CONSEJOS
https://videopress.com/v/RyDTLroM?resizeToParent=true&preloadContent=metadata THE COCOA PANYOLS OF TRINIDAD: AN ORAL RECORD.
¡Cuídate! (Take care of yourself!) (Be safe!) ¡Quédate en casa! (Stay at home!) Me quedo en casa. (I am staying at home.) Nos quedamos en casa. (We are staying at home.) Hopefully it will be for a short period until Covid19 disappears from the face of the earth! Meanwhile, let's keep on increasing our Spanish … Continue reading Cerrado y Abierto
In our last blogpost, we chatted a bit about the masculine and feminine gender of nouns. Now, we continue to explore the concept in an effort to aumentar tu vocabulario (increase your vocabulary). El Suelo y La Suela ¿Cuál es la suela: A, B o C? El suelo is the "ground" or "soil". When we … Continue reading Aumenta tu Vocabulario
Now that so many of us stay at home because of the pandemic, we will look for activities that will keep us busy and happy. We can do things together, learn skills and of course learn and improve on our Spanish. ¡Adelante! ¡Adelante! = Come on! El juego = the game Los juegos = games … Continue reading ¡Vamos a jugar!
SE NECESITAN... SE LES NECESITA. They are needed. Now that we are in the midst of a pandemic, the health worker is needed and is being appreciated more than ever. Let's focus on these dedicated heroes and heroines whom we often take for granted. Who are they? These are just some of them. There are … Continue reading Se Necesitan