English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish                                         ...
English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish                                         ...
English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish                                         ...
English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish                                         ...
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Today's spanish english cognate - el balance

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This 4 page handout and worksheet explores the Spanish-English cognate el balance-balance. Includes practice exercises.

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  1. 1. English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 1 of 4 Today’s Spanish-English Cognate – el balanceSpanish and English have many similar words known as cognates. These words come from Latin,Greek, or another language. You can expand you Spanish vocabulary quickly by using cognates. Bystudying cognates, you can use your knowledge of English to help you learn Spanish. Today we willfocus on this Spanish-English cognate: el balance - balanceThese words have evolved into their present bal form from the Latin word root bi which means two.Their Latin meaning has to do with two things being in harmony or balanced. El balance is a Spanishmasculine noun.Take a look at the sample sentences below. They use el balance in different ways. Please don’t beoverwhelmed by the complexity of the Spanish sentences. The English translation is provided. Focuson the different forms of el balance in each sentence.Es difícil mantener el balance en las calles cubierto de hielo. (It’s difficult to maintain your balance onicy streets.)Tiene sentido que pagues el balance de tú tarjeta de crédito todos los meses. (It makes sense to payoff your credit card balance each month.)El contador tiene el balance listo. (The accountant has the balance sheet ready.) Es difícil mantener Tiene sentido que El contador tiene el balance en las pagues el balance de tú el balance listo. calles cubiertas de tarjeta de crédito todos hielo. los meses.PracticeFill in the blanks of each sentence from above.Es difícil ____________________ _______ ____________________ en las calles cubierto de hielo. (It’s difficult tomaintain your balance on icy streets.)Tiene sentido que pagues _____ ____________________ _____ tú ____________________ _____ ____________________todos los meses. (It makes sense to pay off your credit card balance each month.)El contador tiene _____ ____________________ listo.Free Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative Commons License) Pahz,moacirpdsp, Phillipe Put.
  2. 2. English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 2 of 4Here are some other Spanish words that are related to el balance. verbs balancear - to balance balancearse - to become balanced resbalar - to slide nouns el balancín - rocking chair la balanza - blancing scale el resbalón - slide adjectives resbaladizo/resbaladiza - slippery resbaloso/resbalosa - slipperyFree Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative Commons License) Pahz,moacirpdsp, Phillipe Put.
  3. 3. English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 3 of 4PracticeWrite the letter of the correct match next to each word. The answers are on page 4._____ balancearse a. rocking chair_____ la balanza b. slide_____ el balance c. to become balanced_____ resbaladiza d. slippery (masculine)_____ el resbalón e. to slide_____ resbaloso f. slippery (feminine)_____ el balancín g. balance_____ resbalar h. balancing scale_____ balancear j. to balanceUnscramble the words. The answers are on page 4. a r c e a b a a s b a b l n r e l e l r na e c s a r a ____________________ ____________________ ____________________Solve the word search puzzle. Find the words in the box. The answers are on page 4. Theanswers can appear horizontally, vertically, diagonally, forwards and backwards.N H C W V N B C B Z J M D J NO Í B C P V Y B L L P R V S Ó EL BALANCÍN EL RESBALÓNT I C O Z I D A L A B S E R L LA BALANZAW Z E N Y R Q X Q E A V D Y A RESBALADIZOU G X X A H V C Q O Z A G A B RESBALOSAB T N C G L A F A J M N R T SO Y N Z S Z A Z X H A T K Q EH I Q H J C N B Q P R T B G RM S S F X A J Y L E O H A R LW Z C C L F N Y J E Z V O I EX R J A R E S B A L O S A F VT D B D K Y A J L Y S F F C DQ A B J A Z I W Z X L G W L KL P E S K O V K P P H U J O RA T P K L W F W K B M N E Y VFree Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative Commons License) Pahz,moacirpdsp, Phillipe Put.
  4. 4. English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 4 of 4The AnswersMatching 1. c 2. h 3. g 4. f 5. b 6. d 7. a 8. e 9. jWord Scramblebalancear balancearse resbalarWord SearchN N Í Ó C O Z I D A L A B S E R L N A A B L S A A E Z B R N L L A E E A R E S B A L O S A B ALFree Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative Commons License) Pahz,moacirpdsp, Phillipe Put.

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