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Intro

Hi, everyone. I’m Jasmine from SpanishPod101.com. In this video, we’ll be talking about the Top 10 School Subjects. Let’s begin!
SUBJECT 1
The first subject of course is...
[Normal] español [Slow] español
"Spanish"
Tomé clase de español en la preparatoria.
"I took Spanish class in high school."
Do you like Mexican literature?
Mexico has some great authors, for example Octavio Paz. He won the 1990 Nobel Prize in Literature.
SUBJECT 2
[Normal] arte [Slow] arte
"art"
El museo exhibió arte moderna.
"The museum exhibited modern art."
Have you ever visited a Mexican museum?
I recommend the Papalote Museo del Niño. It’s a famous interactive museum for children that focuses on science, technology, and art.
SUBJECT 3
[Normal] historia [Slow] historia
"history"
Decidí estudiar historia griega.
"I chose to study Greek History."
One of the most important historical events in Mexico is Mexico's colonization. It is also known as its discovery, and it was started in 1519 by the Spaniard explorer Hernán Cortés. Did you know this?
SUBJECT 4
[Normal] geografía [Slow] geografía
"geography"
Tengo que hacer un volcán para mi clase de geografía.
"I have to make a volcano for my geography class."
SUBJECT 5
[Normal] biología [Slow] biología
"biology"
La biología es el estudio de los organismos vivientes.
"Biology is the study of living organisms."
SUBJECT 6
[Normal] química [Slow] química
"chemistry"
El laboratorio es un lugar para aprender acerca de la química.
"The laboratory is a place to learn about chemistry."
Speaking of Nobel Prizes, do you know about Mario José Molina Pasquel Henriquez? He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1982.
SUBJECT 7
[Normal] física [Slow] física
"physics"
Mi profesor de física es un genio.
"My physics professor is a genius."
You can add another name instead of Mi profesor de física to express that someone is a genius!
SUBJECT 8
[Normal] matemáticas [Slow] matemáticas
"math"
Remember that "Math" is plural in Spanish.
Responda el problema de matemáticas.
"Answer the math problem."
SUBJECT 9
[Normal] informática [Slow] informática
"computer science"
Aprendí como manipular imagenes en mi clase de informática.
"I learned how to do image manipulation in my computer science class."
SUBJECT 10
[Normal] educación física [Slow] educación física
"physical education"
La educación física promueve la deportividad a una edad temprana.
"Physical education promotes sportsmanship at a young age."
Every year, elementary schools have a sports day where children compete in different sports.
SUBJECT 11
[Normal] inglés [Slow] inglés
"English"
Remember that in Spanish, the names of languages and nationalities are not capitalized unless they are at the beginning of a sentence.
Quiero especializarme en literatura en inglés.
"I want to specialize in English literature."
SUBJECT 12
[Normal] música [Slow] música
"music"
Para poder estar en la clase de música debes aprender un instrumento.
"To be in music class, you must learn to play an instrument."

Outro

Okay, that's all for this lesson. Which subject do you like most? Leave us a comment letting us know. And we'll see you next time!
Hasta la próxima!

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Friday at 6:30 pm
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Which word or phrase do you like the most?

John Eiler
Monday at 1:06 pm
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Thank you for pronouncing the words so clearly

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Hello Ken,


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Cristiane

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Ken Jones
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you are very clear and easy to listen to. Thanks