LECTURA - RICARDO AND HIS FAMILY

August 22, 2016

RICARDO AND HIS FAMILY / RICARDO Y SU FAMILIA

 

Based on my translation of: “Easy Spanish Reader”, by Raymond Grismer, Longmans, Green and Co., 1946

 

Lesson 1

                  RICARDO AND HIS FAMILY

                  RICARDO Y SU FAMILIA

 

     Ricardo is a Mexican-American boy.  He lives in Santa Barbara, California.  He lives in a brown house.

     Ricardo has a sister and two brothers.  Maria is his sister.  Miguel and Pablo are his brothers.  Ricardo's father's name is Juan and his mother's name is Teresa.

     Ricardo studies* in school.  He studies* history*, geography*, mathematics, science*, English and art*.  Ricardo thinks that geography* is interesting*.  In school, Ricardo learns the capitals* of the Latin American countries.

 

*COGNADOS - palabras que están iguales o parecidas en inglés y español.

 

VOCABULARIO - VOCABULARY

HIS            su, de el             father's              del padre

FAMILY     familia               name                 nombre

is               es                         and                      y

a                un, una               his                      su  (de el)

boy            muchacho        mother's             de la madre

lives          vive                    study                  estudiar

in               en                       studies               estudia

brown        café                  school                escuela

house        casa                   thinks                 piensa

has            tiene                    that                    que

sister         hermana           interesting         interesante

two            dos                      of                        de

brothers    hermanos         learns                  aprende

are             son                      countries             paises

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