Podcast_041: Direcciones (A1)

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¿Dónde está la Plaza Mayor? Escucha como una mujer explica a unos turistas como llegar a esta turístico e histórico lugar de Madrid ¿Es difícil?

Repasa el vocabulario y completa el texto después de escuchar el audio y, por último, comprueba tus respuestas. Recuerda escribir a tu tutor si tienes alguna duda (question).

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Spanish-English Cognates: -ITY = -DAD (A1)

buena ideaThere are a number of rules on word endings that will make it easier to associate English words with their Spanish cognates or vice versa. Although these rules are not applicable in every single case, they will help you to increase your vocabulary with very little effort.

Here you have some examples, but sure you can think in many more: generosity = generosidad, university = univesidad, curiosity = curiosidad, adversity = adversidad….  

Sorry, the translation of nationality is nacionalidad, there is a typo in the image.

Also notice that all the Spanish words ending in –DAD are feminines: la generosidad, la universidad, la adversidad…
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