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INTRODUCTION
Gina: Hi everyone, I'm Gina.
Lucia: And I'm Lucia!
Gina: And welcome to Culture Class Essential Spanish Vocabulary, Lesson 24! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to society and culture. These are five well-known writers in Peru, hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at SpanishPod101.com.
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina: Lucia, who’s our first writer?
Lucia: Alfredo Bryce Echenique
Gina: “Alfredo Bryce Echenique”, a writer
Lucia: [slow] Alfredo Bryce Echenique [regular] Alfredo Bryce Echenique
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Alfredo Bryce Echenique
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Alfredo Bryce Echenique is a Peruvian writer known for his novel called "Lucia: world for Julius".
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Lucia: [normal] La novela "El huerto de mi amada" de Alfredo Bryce Echenique, ha sido una de sus ultimas novelas con mayor reconocimiento.
Gina: “The novel ‘El huerto de mi amada’ by Alfredo Bryce Echenique, is one of his latest novels with more recognition.”
Lucia: [slow] La novela "El huerto de mi amada" de Alfredo Bryce Echenique, ha sido una de sus ultimas novelas con mayor reconocimiento.
Gina: Okay, who's the next writer?
Lucia: César Vallejo
Gina: “César Vallejo”, a poet, writer, playwright, and journalist
Lucia: [slow] César Vallejo [regular] César Vallejo
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: César Vallejo
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
César Vallejo was a Peruvian poet, writer, playwright, and journalist. He is considered one of the best poets of the twentieth century of any language with his books "Los Heraldos Negros" and "Trilce".
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Lucia: [normal] "Paco Yunque" de César Vallejo es su cuento más famoso.
Gina: “‘Paco Yunque’ is the most famous story by César Vallejo.”
Lucia: [slow] "Paco Yunque" de César Vallejo es su cuento más famoso.
Gina: Okay, who's the next writer?
Lucia: Ricardo Palma
Gina: “Ricardo Palma”, an author, scholar, and politician
Lucia: [slow] Ricardo Palma [regular] Ricardo Palma
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Ricardo Palma
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Ricardo Palma was a Peruvian writer best known for his book called "Tradiciones Peruanas". After the War of the Pacific, Ricardo Palma was appointed director of the National Library and took on the task of rebuilding it, as it had been ransacked by the occupation forces of the Chilean army in 1881.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Lucia: [normal] La literatura de Ricardo Palma es un género intermedio entre el relato y la crónica.
Gina: “Ricardo Palma literature is a genre halfway between narratives and chronicles.”
Lucia: [slow] La literatura de Ricardo Palma es un género intermedio entre el relato y la crónica.
Gina: Okay, who's the next writer?
Lucia: Julio Ramón Ribeyro
Gina: “Julio Ramón Ribeyro”, a writer well-known for his short stories
Lucia: [slow] Julio Ramón Ribeyro [regular] Julio Ramón Ribeyro
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Julio Ramón Ribeyro
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Julio Ramón Ribeyro was a Peruvian writer known for his short stories. Lucia: collection of his stories was published in the book named "The Word of the Mute".
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Lucia: [normal] Los cuentos de Julio Ramón Ribeyro son pesimistas pero al mismo tiempo comicos.
Gina: “The stories of Julio Ramon Ribeyro are pessimistic but, at the same time, comical.”
Lucia: [slow] Los cuentos de Julio Ramón Ribeyro son pesimistas pero al mismo tiempo comicos.
Gina: Okay, who’s the last writer?
Lucia: Mario Vargas Llosa
Gina: “Mario Vargas Llosa”, a novelist, politician and journalist
Lucia: [slow] Mario Vargas Llosa [regular] Mario Vargas Llosa
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Mario Vargas Llosa
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Mario Vargas Llosa is a Peruvian novelist, politician, and journalist who won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. Some of his novels are "The Time of the Hero", "The Green House" and "Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter".
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Lucia: [normal] Mario Vargas Llosa fue candidato a la presidencia del Perú in 1990.
Gina: “Mario Vargas Llosa ran for president of Peru in 1990.”
Lucia: [slow] Mario Vargas Llosa fue candidato a la presidencia del Perú in 1990.
QUIZ
Gina: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Lucia will give you the Spanish, and then please repeat it out loud! Are you ready?
Lucia: Alfredo Bryce Echenique
[pause]Gina: “Alfredo Bryce Echenique”, a writer
Lucia: César Vallejo
[pause]Gina: “César Vallejo”, a poet, writer, playwright, and journalist
Lucia: Ricardo Palma
[pause]Gina: “Ricardo Palma”, an author, scholar, and politician
Lucia: Julio Ramón Ribeyro
[pause]Gina: “Julio Ramón Ribeyro”, a writer well-known for his short stories
Lucia: Mario Vargas Llosa
[pause]Gina: “Mario Vargas Llosa”, a novelist, politician and journalist

Outro

Gina: There you have it; five well-known writers in Peru! We have more vocab lists available at SpanishPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Lucia: Adiós

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Monday at 6:30 pm
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Have you read the works of any famous Peruvian writer?

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Hola Steven,


Thank you for your comment!

Yes, you're right. I'll report the issue.

It's a good book, though, much recommend.


Saludos,

Carla

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From the written transcript:


Alfredo Bryce Echenique is a Peruvian writer known for his novel called "Lucia: world for Julius".


I believe in the audio, Gina correctly says the title "A world for Julius"