Ruido parientes periodista a diphthong is a

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ruido parientes periodista A diphthong is a combination of two weak vowels or of a strong vowel and a weak vowel. Diphthongs are pronounced as a single syllable. la abuela mi hijo una clase excelente Two identical vowel sounds that appear together are pronounced like one long vowel. con Natalia sus sobrinos las sillas Two identical consonants together sound like a single consonant. es ingeniera mis abuelos sus hijos A consonant at the end of a word is linked with the vowel sound at the beginning of the next word. mi hermano su esposa nuestro amigo A vowel at the end of a word is linked with the vowel sound at the beginning of the next word. Cultura Look at the pictures and read the descriptions. En detalle ¿Cómo te llamas? In the Spanish-speaking world, it is common to have two last names: one paternal and one maternal. In some cases, the conjunctions de or y are used to connect the two. For example, in the name Juan Martínez de Velasco , Martínez is the paternal surname ( el apellido paterno ), and Velasco is the maternal surname ( el apellido materno ); de simply links the two. This convention of using two last names ( doble apellido ) is a European tradition that Spaniards brought to the Americas. It continues to be practiced in many countries, including Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela. There are exceptions, however. In Argentina, the prevailing custom is for children to inherit only the father’s last name.
Perfil La familia real española Undoubtedly, Spain’s most famous family is la familia real ( Royal ). In 1962, the then prince Juan Carlos de Borbón married Princess Sofía of Greece. En detalle ¿Cómo te llamas? Read the article. In Spanish-speaking countries, family and society place very little pressure on young adults to live on their own ( independizarse ), and children often live with their parents well into their thirties. For example, about 60% of Spaniards under 34 years of age live at home with their parents. This de in moving out is both cultural and economic— lack of job security or low wages coupled with a high cost of living may make it impractical for young adults to live independently before they marry. November ¿ C Ó M O T E L L A M A S ? P A U D I O In the Spanish-speaking world, it is common to have two last names: one paternal and one maternal. In some cases, the conjunctions de or y are used to connect the two. For example, in the name Juan Martínez de Velasco , Martínez is the paternal surname ( el apellido paterno ), and Velasco is the maternal surname ( el apellido materno ); de simply links the two. This convention of using two last names ( doble apellido ) is a European tradition that Spaniards brought to the Americas. It continues to be practiced in many countries, including Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela. There are exceptions, however. In Argentina, the prevailing custom is for children to inherit only the father’s last name.

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