Flashcards in Culture Deck (27):
Spanish is the ____ most spoken language in the world.
The number of Spanish speakers in the US is approximately...
Why is Spanish called a Romantic Language?
Spanish is derived from Latin, which was spoked by the Roman Empire
El nombre oficial de México es...
Estados Unidos Mexicanos
Grading system for Chile
#,# up to 7
Grades for primary and secondary
primaria va de los grados uno al ocho
secundaria va de los grados nueve al doce
When do students in Chile get their specialty?
En los grados once y doce
How long does it take students in Chile to go through college?
How long does it take to go through grad school (doctor, lawyer, etc) in Chile?
At job interviews, who can get asked about what?
personal information (age, married, kids) (unlike the US)
9-5 with an hour lunch (similar to US)
How do americans act differently towards their jobs?
Americans changes jobs a lot and will move their families for jobs
What dances come from Cuba?
What dances come from the Dominican Republic?
What dances come from Colombia?
What dances come from Puerto Rico?
Direct object pronouns
lo (you formal, him, it(m))
la (you formal, her, it(f))
os (you, Spain)
los (you formal, them,(m, m+f)
las (you formal, them (f))
neuter direct pronoun
lo (ex lo siento)
refers to an idea, statment, action, or situation
What do you add to conocer when using it to mean to meet or know a person?
conocer + a ...
What type of verbs have a yo conjugation of -zco?
verbs ending in -cer or -cir
How are funerals different than the US?
Funerals in the Dominican Republic are less organized. US funerals do not have food.
How are funerals the same?
You reunite with family and wear black clothing.
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.