Flashcards in Argentina Test Deck (58):
to be tired
to play on a team
jugar en equipo
to score a goal
meter un gol
la Copa Mundial
los Juegos Olímpicos
los Juegos Panamericanos
Tour de France
la Vuelta a Francia
¡Ay, por favor!
To stay in shape
Mantenerse en forma
To follow a balanced diet
Seguir una dieta balanceada
What continent is Argentina in?
What countries border Argentina?
Brasil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile
What is Capital de Argentina?
Language and Money for Argentina?
-el peso argentino
What is the flag colors of Argentina?
-azul claro y blanco
-un sol amarillo
What is the old colorful neighborhood?
What is the region southern-third of Argentina?
Main type of Argentinian dance?
What word to Argentinians use instead of tu?
What is the verb preterite conjugation for -ar regular verbs?
What is the verb preterite conjugation for -er and -ir regular verbs?
What is the verb preterite conjugation for ir/ser?
What is the verb preterite conjugation of dar/ver?
What is the verb preterite conjugation of hacer?
What are adverb forms and where do they go?
lento-lentamente; after the verb
What are the yo form rules for CAR, GAR, ZAR verbs?
What are alfajores con dulce de leche?
Two sweet, soft, and crumbly sandwich cookie biscuits joined together by dulce de leche. They can be coated with chocolate or sugar. Dulce de leche is made when you heat milk to change its flavor and color. It is burnt milk that is used as a candy-like substance inside the two alfajores. This is eaten in many Spanish countries, and can be eaten with coffee.
What are los matambres?
A thin-cut steak taken from between the skin and ribs of a cow. It is similar to American flank steak. In Argentina it is served as a steak mixed with other ingredients such as hard boiled eggs, pepper, or vegetables. These are wrapped up and boiled into milk and baked. Then, it is sliced into thin cuts. Some can even put these on pizzas.
What is el asado?
Has two meanings:
-Most popular type of social gathering in Argentina-a celebration of sacred meat and flame, an open fire/barbecue.
-Can also be a kind of barbecued meat, called "la carne asada"
What is la Copa Mundial?
The World Cup-takes place every 4 years since 1930. The exception was in 1930 and 1942 because of WWII. It is an international soccer competition of FIFA. The men's tournament has 32 teams and teams qualify for 3 years. 2010 Spain won in South Africa, 2014 Germany won in Brazil, 2018 will be in Russia.
What is los Juegos Panamericanos?
They are the Panamerican games. Held in July the year before every summer Olympics, these were held in Toronto in 2015. First held in Buenos Aires in 1952. All 42 nations from North and South America participate in the games. You must speak English or Spanish to participate. It was in Peru in 2011.
What is la Vuelta a Francia?
World's largest annual sporting event, 21 days of 3-day bike riding stages, 3500 km, it starts usually in France and goes around the whole country, but this year will start in Normandy at Mount-St. Michel and will end in Andorra.
What are los porteños?
Refers to people living in a port city. They call people from Buenos Aires this since the end of the 19th century. Many people from Spain settled here which is why many people speak Spanish.
What is the Patagonia?
The southern 3rd of Argentina, untamed forests, glaciers, lakes, diverse region, many tourists come who like extreme sports, very remote
What is la Tierra del Fuego?
The land of fire-province is called "End of the World.", capital is Ushuaia, shared with Chile
What is Ushuaia?
Capital of La Tierra del Fuego, most southern city in the world.