After all the bad weather, starting some more get togethers for our reading group....Please do let me know if you are coming...and please change your RSVP if you can't make it! Thanks!
Please bring this text to the group, thanks!
We'll meet at Cosi's, between 17th and 18th and Walnut. We'll plan to read aloud to each other, discussing meanings and interpretations of the words, based on the interest of the group. Its a great way to improve your Spanish, and learn some new words....Varied levels of Spanish ability welcome, however a minimum of intermediate level suggested, and advanced and native speakers are encouraged and often attend. Please BRING YOUR DICTIONARY.
We will be reading la-piedra-de-las-estrellas-valentina-zuravleva
Palabras que aprendemos incluyen; rejas-security bars , embaldosado-tiled, abrumadora-intensa, enmudezca-become mute, una naipe-card game, el clero-clergy, los bastos-clubs, chatas-flat, pegajoso sticky, haraganes lazy, machaca-crush, mash, flatten, apisonado-stepped on, flattened, more solid, borravino-color of wine, recorrido-trajectory, guita-money (slang, Argentina), loable-admirable, cuentos verdes-dirty stories, sintu-group of languages??, tateti-like ticktacktoe, metejoneados-having a crush, macanuda-fantastic, exggerated, pachorriento- lazy , la intemperie- intemperate, outside, climate inconsistent with the season, acoplaban come together – w/ sexo, afiladas-sharp, chasquidos- clicking, unos chupines-shots, sujetas-held,grabbed, cavando-digging , casualidades- coincidences, vajilla-china (dishes), fané-tired out, seguía en banda-perdida, abarcar-cover,include, astrosas-sousias
.....please do RSVP ...and if you discover you can't make it in the end, please BE SURE to update your RSVP to decline....thanks! bienvenido, hasta pronto
No olviden hacer el RSVP si quisieran asistir.
and, you'll enjoy the group more if you bring a dictionary, y disfrutaras mas del circulo de lectura si llevas diccionario!