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Saludos amigos

  1. 1. Gaucho hunting cattleThey are residents of the South Americanpampas. They lived by hunting wild cattle.
  2. 2. Literary writersArgentina is known for its capacity of writing talents: Adolfo Bioy Casares Martín Caparrós Jorge Luis Borges
  3. 3. PatoPato is the national sport of Argentina. It isplayed on horseback. The game is a mixture ofbasketball and polo.
  4. 4. MusicGustavo Cerati(musician)• Artefacto:• Fantasma:
  5. 5. Geography
  6. 6. Climate• Northern Argentina: hot with dry winters• Central Argentina: hot with thunderstorms• Southern Argentina: warm and cold winters
  7. 7. History• Buenos Aires – was established by Juan de Garay in 1580.• The Argentine War of Independence(1810- 1818) – between Argentine patriotic forces and royalists local to the Spanish crown• The Dirty War(1976-1983) – a period of terrorism and torture(established by militia junta for social maintenance and to end political influences.
  8. 8. Famous People• Aldolfo Bioy Casares(1914-1999) – considered one of the greatest Argentine writers(police and science fiction literature). He was part of the French National Order of the Legion or Order in 1981. He was described as “perfect” by some of his friends.
  9. 9. • Gustavo Cerati(1959-present) – a musician, songwriter and artist. His popularity grew because he was in the band Soda Stereo. He plays Latin American rock.
  10. 10. Clothing(Gaucho) el sombrero bombachas de campos Los ponchos al pargatas cinturón
  11. 11. Gaucho
  12. 12. FoodBeverages: Main Dishes: Dessert:tortas fritas argentinian sorrentinos dulce de leche Appetizers: Side Dishes: pizaa a caballo picado argentina
  13. 13. Language• "ll" = "y "• The "v" = "b" =• There is no "th" sound(is uttered with a sound like the "h"• "cua" is pronounced as in "quantum"• "qu" is uttered like the "c" in cat• "z" sounds like "s"

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