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This module is geared toward the AP or college-level Spanish language classroom. This historical train schedule, with suggested questions, incorporates authentic materials into the classroom.


This module provides a historical train schedule that serves as an authentic reading passage for Spanish-language students. It can be used in conjunction with Spanish Vocabulary list: Train travel , a list of words taken directly from this module and a similarly-themed module, Spanish reading passage: Informe para el viajero del ferrocarril .

This reading passage is an excerpt from De México a Chicago y Nueva York: guía para el viajero en la que se describen las principales ciudades y ferrocarriles .


  • To read and understand a Spanish passage.
  • To learn travel and train vocabulary.
  • To understand how to read a price table in Spanish.



  • Read the following price list for the Central Mexican train company.
  • Look up new vocabulary words in a dictionary or on vocabulary list .
  • Discuss content and answer questions about the text.

Precios de pasaje por el ferrocarril central mexicano

"Ticket Prices for the Central Mexican Railroad" From De México a Chicago y Nueva York: guía para el viajero en la que se describen las principales ciudades y ferrocarriles , p.25


  • ¿En qué moneda están los precios de pasaje entre la ciudad de México a Chicago y otros puntos?
  • ¿Cuánto cuesta un pasaje de primera clase de México a Nueva York?
  • ¿Por cuántos días son válidos los boletos de primera clase?
  • ¿Cuánto cuesta un pasaje/boleto de la ciudad de México y Tucson?
  • ¿A dónde te gustaría ir en tren? ¿Cuánto cuesta el pasaje?
  • ¿Cuánto cuesta un boleto de segunda clase de México a Benson?
  • Los precios de viaje ¿pueden cambiar sin previo aviso?
  • ¿Has viajado en tren? ¿Ha dónde? Si no, ¿a dónde te gustaría ir?

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Source:  OpenStax, Spanish language/clase de lenguaje. OpenStax CNX. Aug 05, 2011 Download for free at http://legacy.cnx.org/content/col11318/1.12
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