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1

Spanish is the ____ most spoken language in the world.

Third

2

The number of Spanish speakers in the US is approximately...

...50 million

3

Why is Spanish called a Romantic Language?

Spanish is derived from Latin, which was spoked by the Roman Empire

4

El nombre oficial de México es...

Estados Unidos Mexicanos

5

Grading system for Chile

#,# up to 7

6

Grades for primary and secondary

primaria va de los grados uno al ocho

secundaria va de los grados nueve al doce

7

When do students in Chile get their specialty?

En los grados once y doce

8

How long does it take students in Chile to go through college?

Cinco años

9

How long does it take to go through grad school (doctor, lawyer, etc) in Chile?

ocho años

10

Guatemalan money

quetzales

11

At job interviews, who can get asked about what?

personal information (age, married, kids) (unlike the US)

12

Average workday

9-5 with an hour lunch (similar to US)

13

How do americans act differently towards their jobs?

Americans changes jobs a lot and will move their families for jobs

14

What dances come from Cuba?

el bolero
el chachachá
el mambo

15

What dances come from the Dominican Republic?

el merengue
la bachata

16

What dances come from Colombia?

la cumbia

17

What dances come from Puerto Rico?

la salsa
el reguetón

18

Direct object pronouns

me (me)
te (you)
lo (you formal, him, it(m))
la (you formal, her, it(f))
nos (us)
os (you, Spain)
los (you formal, them,(m, m+f)
las (you formal, them (f))

19

neuter direct pronoun

lo (ex lo siento)

refers to an idea, statment, action, or situation

20

conjugate ser


sabes
sabe
sabemos
sabéis
saben

21

conjugate conocer

conozco (!!!)
conoces
conoce
conocemos
conocéis
conocen

22

What do you add to conocer when using it to mean to meet or know a person?

conocer + a ...

23

What type of verbs have a yo conjugation of -zco?

verbs ending in -cer or -cir

24

How are funerals different than the US?

Funerals in the Dominican Republic are less organized. US funerals do not have food.

25

How are funerals the same?

You reunite with family and wear black clothing.

26

How are alcohol law different in Puerto Rico?

In Puerto Rico, alcohol laws are not strictly enforced (la ley de alcohol es no se cumple estrictamente)

La edad legal para beber alcohol es 18 años.

27

How are the alcohol laws the same in Puerto Rico?

Necesito una identificación para verificar tu edad