RICARDO AND HIS FAMILY / RICARDO Y SU FAMILIA
Based on my translation of: “Easy Spanish Reader”, by Raymond Grismer, Longmans, Green and Co., 1946
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