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Visual dictionary about cultures Chapter 2: Spain
Dictionary English - Spanish English Food Spanish1. omelette 1. tortilla2. olives 2. aceitunas3. cold cuts 3. embutido4. lettuce 4. lechuga5. chicken 5. pollo6. cake 6. tarta7. ice cream 7. helado8. tea 8. te9. cheese 9. queso10. apple 10. manzana11. pear 11. pera12. potatoes 12. patatas13. scrambled eggs 13. huevos revueltos14. fruit juice 14. zumo de frutas15. tomato soup 15. sopa de tomate
Dictionary English - Spanish English Festivals Spanish1. Christmas tree 1. Árbol de navidad2. ornament 2. adorno3. mistletoe 3. muérdago4. Sea bream 4. besugo5. Christmas carol 5. villancico6. Father Christmas 6. Papá Noel7. reindeer 7. reno8. angel 8. ángel9. Ash Wednesday 9. Miércoles de Ceniza10. Maundy Thursday 10. Jueves Santo11. Good Friday 11. Viernes Santo12. Palm Sunday 12. Domingo de Ramos13. Easter egg 13. Huevo de Pascua14. Easter Bunny 14. Conejo de Pascua15. spring 15. primavera
Dictionary English - Spanish Greetings English Spanish1. welcome 1. bienvenido2. goodnight 2. Buenas noches3. goodbye 3. adiós4. Hi 4. hola5. good morning 5. Buenos días6. please 6. Por favor7. Thank you 7. gracias8. yes 8. sí9. no 9. no10. What’s your name ? 10. ¿Cómo te llamas?11. How are you ? 11. ¿Cómo estás?12. How old are you ? 12. ¿Cuántos años tienes?13. What is your hobby ? 13. ¿Cuál es tu hobby ?14. Everything’s ok, thanks 14. Todo está bien, gracias15. Where are you from ? 15. ¿De dónde eres?
The most important places in Spain Santiago’s Cathedral This building was created in the 12th century by wish of the Pope ‘’Calixto III’’. It is one of the most important symbols of the Christianity. It is situated in Santiago (Galicia) and it is the goal of the ‘’Camino de Santiago’’
The most important places in Spain Alhambra Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. It was originally constructed as a fortress in 889,and it was converted into a royal palace in 1333 by Yusuf I Sultan of Granada. The Alhambra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the inspiration for many songs and stories.
The most important places in SpainNational Museum of El Prado The National Museum of El Prado, in Madrid, is one of the most important and most visited museums of the world. The collection was formed by some kings very fond of art. It contains some works by the most famous artists in the world: Velázquez, El Greco, Rubens, El Bosco, Van Dyck, Zurbarán, Tintoretto…
The most important places in Spain Aqueduct of Segovia It is a Roman Aqueduct and one of the most significant ones in the world. It was built between 1st and 2nd century A.C. It runs for another 15 km, before arriving in the city.
The most important places in SpainGuggenheim Museum Bilbao The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a modern art museum designed by the well-known Canadian architect Frank O. Geary. It is located in Bilbao(Basque country), Spain. It is one of the five “Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation” museums. Inaugurated by the king Juan Carlos I the 18th of October, it is a cruise-shaped building placed on the riverside.
The most important places in Spain La Sagrada Familia La Sagrada Familia is a Catholic basilica in Barcelona (Spain), designed by the architect Antoni Gaudí. Begun in 1882, it is still under construction. It is Gaudi’s masterpiece and the landmark of modernist architecture. When finished, it will have 18 towers: 4 on each of its three facades, and six towers more as a dome, the central one devoted to Jesus, another one devoted to Virgin Mary and the other four devoted to the evangelists. Both the inside and the outside present a unique construction system based on geometry.
The most important places in Spain El Teide El Teide is a volcano situated in Tenerife Island (Canary Islands, Spain). At 3,718 metres high, it is the highest peak in Spain. El Teide is part of the Teide National Park, declared World Heritage by UNESCO. El Teide is considered the most representative natural monument of the Canary Islands.
The most important places in Spain Doñana Doñana is a protected natural area located in Andalusia. It comprises 104,970 hectares. Doñana National Park and its vast marshlands is the winter home of a wide variety of aquatic bird species, reaching the 200.000 specimens. It was declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1994.
The most important festivals in SpainChristmas Eve and Christmas Day in Spain On the 24th of December, we celebrate the birth of Jesus. We usually celebrate it with a family dinner and the menu depends on the region where you live. During the night, Santa Claus comes and leaves presents that we open the next morning. On the 25th of December we celebrate the Birth of Jesus with a family meal at lunchtime.
The most important festivals in Spain New Year On New Year’s Eve we have a big dinner of seafood, fish, meat and desserts. After dinner, when the bells of a clock placed in Madrid strike midnight, we eat twelve grapes, one on each stroke. They bring good luck for the New Year. Then, most people go out to a party to celebrate the New Year.
The most important festivals in Spain Epiphany In Spain, Epiphany day is called El Día de los Reyes, the day when a group of Kings, arrived to worship and bring three gifts to baby Jesus after following a star in heaven. In Spain the Kings: Melchior, Gaspar, and Balthazar, representing Arabia, Orient, and Africa, arrive the night of 5th January bringing presents for children. The next morning, 6th January, presents will appear or, if children have misbehaved during the year, coal .Most towns in Spain arrange colourful parades representing the arrival of theReyes Magos to town so children can see them in their camels or carriagesbefore they go to bed.Sweet wine, nibbles, fruit and milk are left for the Kings and their camels.
The most important festivals in Spain Easter In Easter Christians commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In Spain it is celebrated with processions of floats with sacred images called “pasos”.
Spanish cuisineSpanish cuisine, which belongs to theMediterranean diet, is characterised bybeing very healthy and varied. Our mostimportant ingredient is olive oil.
Spanish cuisineMost famous dishes Perhaps the two most famous dishes are paella and Spanish omelette. Paella is made with rice and vegetables, seafood or meat. Spanish omelette is made with eggs and potatoes.
Spanish cuisineMeat and cold cuts In Spain all kinds of meat are eaten. It is very famous the embutido (cold cuts). It is made of seasoned and dried pork or beef meat. Jamón Ibérico is a worldwide famous cured ham.
Spanish cuisineFish and seafood As it is surrounded by sea, there is a wide variety of fresh fish available in Spain. Seafood is also very popular specially spider crab, lobster, prawns, cla ms and mussels. Spanish people eat anything coming from the sea, including octopus and sea urchins.
Spanish cuisineVegetables and Fruit A lot of fruit and vegetables is grown in Spain and exported worldwide. Gazpacho is a cold soup made with vegetables. The Canary Islands have their own variety of banana, which is tastier than other varieties.
Spanish cuisine Pulses There are many traditional dishes made with pulses: lentils, chickpeas, be ans. The most famous ones are Fabada, made with beans and Cocido, made with chickpeas
Spanish cuisine Desserts There are many typical desserts corresponding to the different regions of Spain. At Christmas, the traditional desserts are turrón (made with almond, honey and egg white), polvorones (made with flour, sugar, milk and nuts) and marzipan (made with sugar, almond meal and egg yolk).
Spanish cuisine Drinks Spain is famous for its wines. Rioja and Ribera del Duero are two important wine regions. In Catalonia it is produced a sparkling wine similar to champagne called Cava In Asturias the typical traditional drink is cider.