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EL INICIO de la carretera

THE STARTING POINT of the road

2

Hay UNA PLACA ... EN LA ACERA que lo indica

there is A PLAQUE ON THE PAVEMENT which indicates it

3

1. siempre me pierdo en esta ciudad
2. perderse
3. Yo me pierdo HASTA CON GPS

1. I always get lost in this town
2. to get lost
3. I get lost EVEN WITH GPS

4

1. no me extraña que...
2. me/te/le + extrañar (conj to 3rd person)

1. it doesn't surprise me that ...
2. to surprise, to think strange

5

LA QUE va de Madrid a Barcelona es la Nacional II.

WHICH goes from Madrid to Barcelona is ...

6

... EN MEDIO DE la placa ...

IN THE MIDDLE OF the plaque

7

la SEÑAL de color verde

the green SIGN

8

E-15 significa EL TRAMO de Barcelona a Francia…

E-15 indicates the STRETCH or SECTION from Barcelona to France

9

un gran parte del TRAZADO es autovía

a large part of THE ROUTE is expressway

10

las autopistas y las autovías

the motorways and expressways/dual carriageways

11

los hitos (kilométricos)

the (kilometre) milestones

12

1. CADENAS montañosas muy elevadas
2. cadena

1. very high mountain RANGES
2. chain

13

1. una altitud MEDIA DE... seiscientos metros
2. medias

1. an AVERAGE altitude of ... 600 metres
2. tights/stockings

14

una tercera parte de la superficie peninsula

one third of the peninsula's surface

15

las carreteras están muy BIEN INDICADAS.

the roads are WELL SIGNPOSTED

16

una RED de carreteras

a ROAD network

17

Madrid es EL CENTRO DE esta CIRCUNFERENCIA.

Madrid is IN THE CENTRE OF this circumference

18

se dirigen a Madrid

are directed/aimed at Madrid

19

la periferia

the periphery

20

1. destacó  en muchísimos CAMPOS
2. destacar
3. to emphasise
4. destacó la gravedad de la situación
5. campo

1. HIGHLIGHTED in so many AREAS
2. to highlight (in art)
3. to emphasise
4. he stressed the gravity of the situation
5. the country (as opposed to the city)