IMPORTANT
Capital: Provincia de San José
Currency: Colón
President: Laura Chinchilla
Inhabitants: 4,805 millions (2012)
FACTS
Costa Rica’s national
flower, the guaria
morada , is an
exquisite orchid
Blue : the sky.
White ; Peace .
Red : daily work
The two branches of
myrtle symbolize peace
and the seven stars
above the volcanoes
represent the seven
provinces of Costa Rica.
The volcanoes stand for
the three mountain
ranges of Costa Rica. The
rising sun on the
National shield
symbolizes the
prosperity of the nation.
White-Tailed Deer
Its name comes from its
short white tail. The
White-Tailed Deer is
medium, thin and with
long legs. Its color is
brown
the yigüirro
A CLAY COLORED THRUSH
ZORZAL PARDO
One of Costa Rica's most notable natural
features is the Arenal Volcano.
TOOTHBRUSH
TOWEL
BINOCULARS
BATHING SUIT
REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS
• When the Subject and the Object in a sentence
refer to the same person or thing we use
a Reflexive Pronnoun
• Examples :
• My daughter likes to dress herself without my
help.
• I taught myself to play the guitar.
• My cat always licks itself.
•
oun.
Subject
Pronouns
I
You
He
She
It
We
You (pl)
They
Reflexive
Pronouns
Myself
Yourself
Himself
Herself
Itself
Ourselves
Yourselves
Themselves
Page 20 vocabulary
• Bird watching : watch birds
• Borrow: take something and then return it(
pedir prestado )
• Lay :the birth of an egg ( poner huevos )
• Nest : the house of the bird
• Hatch : birth of a bird ( salir del cascarón)
Ambas expresiones se utilizan generalmente
para describir a personas, ya sea física y
mentalmente.
Be like es para descripción de personalidad,
look like es para descripción física.
Ejemplos con be like:
-What is Peter like? ¿Cómo es Pedro?
-He is very friendly and generous. He is a nice
guy.
-She is like her mother. Ella se parece a su
madre (en la forma de ser, no físicamente).
Pero también se utiliza para describir cosas
abstractas, como el tiempo.
Ejemplo:
-What is the weather like in your city? ¿Cómo
está el tiempo en tu ciudad?
-It’s cloudy and windy. Está nublado y ventoso.
-What is the new hotel like? ¿Qué tal el nuevo
hotel?
It’s very big and luxurious. Es muy grande y
lujoso.
Ejemplo con look like: (sólo para descripción
de personas).
-What does Mariah look like? ¿Cómo es María
(físicamente) ?
-She is short and pale. She has brown eyes and
black hair.
Look like también se utiliza en expresiones y
significa parecerse (a alguien).
Ejemplo:
-I don’t look like my mom. No me parezco a mi
mamá. (físicamente)
Physical appearance
• What
•
•
does
it
she
he
• What
•
•
•
do
you look like ?
they
we
I
look like ?
Describing personality
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
I
You
We
They
He
She
It
am
are
are
are
is
is
is
clever and lovely
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