atentamente este artículo acerca
de cuatro famosos hispanohablantes
que emigraron a los Estados Unidos
y completa luego el ejercicio.
architect has designed buildings all over the globe, including
the World Financial Center in Manhattan and the world’s
tallest building, the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur,
went to the United States with a scholarship to attend the
University of Illinois, where he received a Master in
Architecture. He has avoided formalistic preconceptions in his
designs and he believes that the aesthetic qualities of a
building must have the characteristics of each project:
location, construction technology and purpose.
her website, this Chilean writer comments that her
most significant achievement in life is not her writing, but the love
she shares with her family. Her father was a diplomatic
official of Chile. In 1962 she married Miguel Frías and they
had two children, Paula and Nicolas. In
1981 when she received
the news that her 99-year-old grandfather was dying, she began
to write him a letter that would turn into her famous work The
House of the Spirits. In 1987 she divorced her first
husband, and in 1988 she married Willie Gordon in San Francisco. At
present they live in San Rafael, California.
in 1947 into a musical family, Santana emulated his father
Mariachi violinist who taught him the basics of music. In
1960 his family moved to San Francisco. When he added electric
guitar to Oye Como Va - famous Tito Puente’s music - Santana
a huge audience with his blend of Rock'n Roll and Latin music.
Often colorful and fancy on his album covers, Carlos Santana thinks that
his music is a universal message of love, tolerance and
brotherhood, and he always says: "We're all brothers and
celebrate the human spirit".
in Madrid in 1941 he was lucky to have parents who were
musicians. When he was eight his family
moved to Mexico and he went to the Mexico City Conservatory to
study piano and conducting, but when his voice was discovered
he went into vocal training. He made his operatic debut at
Monterrey as Alfredo in La Traviata. He has raised
millions of dollars through special benefit concerts, and in
2002 he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the
highest civilian honor in the U.S. He
has no favorite opera house, but he has sung at the Met more
often than anywhere else.
ESTOY !!! ESTE GLOSARIO BILINGÜE TE VA A AYUDAR... globe = world:
mundo; tallest: el más alto; scholarship:
beca; master: maestría; avoided:
evitado; formalistic preconceptions: preconceptos
formalísticos; aesthetic: estéticas; location:
ubicación; purpose: propósito, objetivo; achievement:
comparte; dying: muriéndose; would
turn into: se
convertiría, se transformaría en; born: nacido; emulated:
emuló, copió; basics: rudimentos, lo más elemental; huge:
enorme; blend: mezcla, combinación; fancy:
fantaseoso, adornado; brotherhood: hermandad; conducting:
dirección orquestal; vocal
vocal; operatic: operístico; raised:
recolectado; freedom: libertad; highest:
el más elevado; civilian: civil; sung:
cantado; Met: Apodo con el que se conoce al
Metropolitan Opera House (afamado teatro de ópera de Nueva
8: Este es un ejercicio de LECTO-COMPRENSION sobre el
artículo anterior. Debes
COMBINAR el comienzo de las oraciones (primer columna) con el
FINAL (segunda columna). SELECCIONA del menú en rojo el
NUMERO del final con el cual combina cada una de ellas.
Verifica luego las respuestas correctas ...
made his operatic debut ...
Argentinian architect has designed buildings ...
Santana added electric guitar to Oye Como Va and he could...
went into vocal training.
world's tallest building
was lucky for Carlos Santana that his father ...
a Chilean diplomatic official.
his voice was discovered ...
over the globe.
was lucky for Placido Domingo
that his parents ...
him the basics of music.
Pelli has always avoided ...
her grandfather was dying.
Allende's father ...
reach a huge audience
House of Spirits was written ...
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