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because I’d like to explain to him...SILVINAWhen we meet in Argentina we greet ina different way than you do in the United States.Usually you will kiss a girl and she’ll kiss you back,and it’s quite common that a man your age will giveyou a hug instead of shaking hands. But don’t worryabout it.SILVINAWho knew something as simple asgreetings could be such an adventure! Let’s reviewwhat we’ve learned.SILVINAWe saw that the plaza is an important centerof cities and towns in the Spanish-speaking world.SILVINAThat Spanish-speakers often have morephysical contact between them than Americans.SILVINAAnd that if you ever travel to LatinAmerica or Spain, you had better be ready for somevery warm greetings.SILVINAI’m Silvina Márquez. I’ll see you later foranother adventure ofFlash cultura. See you later!
English translations offlash culturaEducationLección 2MEXICOCorrespondent:Carlos LópezCARLOSHere we are in the capital of Mexico, alsoknown asD.F., which stands forDistrito Federal.Like Washington D.C., Mexico City holds a specialpolitical status within Mexico.CARLOSMexico City is one of the top five largestcities in the world with a population of nearly24 million. No other city in the Spanish-speakingworld has as many inhabitants. Amazing, isn’t it?CARLOSMexico City is a hugely important political,cultural, and economic center; home to museumsof all types, archeological remains from the Azteccivilization, historic Spanish colonial buildings, banks,parks, and cultural centers.CARLOSMexico City is also home to one of thelargest universities in Latin America. Do you knowwhich one it is?CARLOSTheUniversidad Nacional Autónoma deMéxico, also known as UNAM.The UNAM was founded in 1551. WithCARLOSEighteen. And what do you study?ROSACommunications.
CARLOSan annual enrollment of 270,000 students, it is oneof the largest universities in the world. Its maincampus is located just south of the city, near thearea ofCoyoacán.CARLOSYoung Mexicans and foreign students studyhere. But, unlike the American universities, the UNAMhasn’t got any dorms. So, where do the students live?CARLOSMost students attending UNAM fromMexico City live at home, with their parents; those thatcome from other parts of the country, or from abroad,rent rooms or apartments in the nearby neighborhoods.CARLOSThis is one of the areas where the studentscome to eat between classes. I’m hungry. I’m goingto get myself a nicetaco.
CARLOSWe’re going to see what kind of studentsgo to the UNAM. Here’s one.
229© 2015 by Vista Higher Learning, Inc. All rights reserved.English Translations ofFlash culturaCARLOSHi. What’s your name?ROSAHi. Rosa.CARLOSRosa. And how old are you?ROSAEighteen.

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