Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Index / Índice

To help you get started - what to expect under each title
Para comenzar - lo que se encontrarán dentro de cada título

Beginner  10-60 seconds in length
Principiante  de 10 a 60 segundos de duración
     Speakers from a wide variety of countries
     Hispanoparlandes de una variedad de países
         Greetings, name, place of origin, sometimes a bit of family
         Saludos, nombre, lugar de origin, a veces algo sobre la familia

Intermediate   30 seconds - 3 minutes in length
Intermediario   de 30 segundos a 3 minutos de duración
     longer anecdotes
     anécdotas más largas
   
     full transcriptions
     transcripciones  completas
     vocabulary lists and some exercises
     listas de vocabulario, algunas prácticas

     some completely in the present
     algunos completamente en el tiempo presente

      some with preterite/imperfect in colors to highlight the aspect used.
      algunos con usos del pretérito/imperfecto a colores indicando el aspecto usado

Grammar focus
Enfoque gramatical
     focus on conjugation and use of present and past verbs
     enfoca la conjugación de verbos en el presente y el pasado
     vocabulary lists, grammar, comprehension, and cultural exercises
     listas de vocabulary, prácticas de gramática, comprehsión y cultura

What my grandmother told me
Lo que me contó mi abuela
     folk tales and legends told by a variety of speakers with different Spanish accents
     cuentos folklóricos narrados por una variedad de hispanoparlantes con acentos diferentes

El Salvador guerra civil
La guerra civil en El Salvador
      personal accounts of life during the Salvadoran civil war
      narrativas personales de la vida durante la guerra civil en El Salvador
      some recount painfully strong episodes.
      algunos narran situaciones dolorosamente fuertes
     
Immigration 
La inmigración
      personal accounts by those who have immigrated to the United States, tried to inmigrate and those who were left behind
      narrativas personales de las experiencias de los que han inmigrado a los Estados Unidos, tratado de inmigrar y los que se quedaron en casa

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