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close this book Forestry training manual Inter-America Region
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Session XXX Spanish language

Total Time: 1 1/2 hours

Overview

During this session trainees will review the different instruments they have made up; diameter tape and cruiser stick and try to form sentences describing how these instruments are used. More advanced students will prepare charlas describing use of instruments. Vocabulary is reviewed for pronunciation and sentence construction.

Procedures

Time

Activities

 

1. Review in Spanish of instruments that have been made. Includes forming of sentences to describe their use.

 

2. Vocabulary review.

 

3. Sentence construction.

Language Instructor's Note: You may want to start giving simple assignments for future classes at this point. Remember that trainees have other assignments they are working on. Assignment time should not exceed 1/2 hour outside class at this time.

Vocabulary

Monoculture - monocultura

Surveying - agrimensura

Contour - contorno curve de nivel

 

Contour planting - siembra a nivel

 

Contour map - plano topografico

 

Level - nivel

 

Terrace - terraza

 

Teeth - diente

 

Terminal bud - baton terminal; yema terminal

 

Path - sendero, senda, pique

 

Ox - buey

 

Landslide - derrumbe

 

To freeze - congelar, helar

 

Frost - escarcha, helada

 

Broadcast seeding - siembra al voleo

 

To dig - cavar; excavar

 

Slope - pendiente

 

To destroy - destruir, destrozar

 

Bare roots - raices desnoda

 

Horizon, layer - capa

 

Azimuth - azimut

 

Sand - arena

 

Sandy - arenoso

 

Measuring tape - huincha pare medir

 

Porous - poroso

 

Meadow - prado

 

North pole - polo norte

 

Mud - lodo

 

Flat, plain (flatland) llano

 

Volume - volumen

 

Fill - relleno

 

Epidemic - plaza