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This module is geared toward the AP or college-level Spanish language classroom. This historical train traveler's information sheet, with suggested questions, incorporates authentic materials and culture.

Introduction

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: Precios de pasaje por el 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 .

Objectives

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

Materials

Activity

  • Read the following note from the Southern Pacific train company.
  • Look up new vocabulary in a dictionary or on vocabulary list .
  • Discuss content and answer questions about the text.

Informes utiles para el viajero

INFORMES UTILES PARA EL VIAJERO
"IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE TRAVELER" From De México a Chicago y Nueva York: guía para el viajero en la que se describen las principales ciudades y ferrocarriles , p.449

Questions

  • ¿Cuáles divisiones or sistemas de ferrocarril empiezan o terminan en El Paso, TX?
  • ¿El Paso forma empalme ( junction ) con cuales divisiones de ferrocarril?
  • ¿Por qué tiempo corren los trenes entre El Paso y Nueva Orleans?
  • ¿Cuánto puede pesar el equipaje ( baggage ) para ser libre de costo ( free of charge ) con un boleto o pasaje entero ( round-trip ticket )?
  • ¿Cuánto se tiene que pagar para un niño de 3 años para un pasaje entre El Paso y San Francisco en un coche-dormitorio de cama doble?
  • ¿Cuánto se tiene que pagar para un niño de 12 años para un pasaje entre Nueva Orleans y Chicago en sección del coche-dormitorio?
  • ¿Quién es el Agente de Pasajes para los EE (plural of "estados" states ) del Este?
  • ¿Quién es el Agente comercial de El Paso, Tx?
  • ¿Hay un error en el título del itinerario? ¿Cuál es?

Questions & Answers

can someone help me with some logarithmic and exponential equations.
Jeffrey Reply
sure. what is your question?
ninjadapaul
20/(×-6^2)
Salomon
okay, so you have 6 raised to the power of 2. what is that part of your answer
ninjadapaul
I don't understand what the A with approx sign and the boxed x mean
ninjadapaul
it think it's written 20/(X-6)^2 so it's 20 divided by X-6 squared
Salomon
I'm not sure why it wrote it the other way
Salomon
I got X =-6
Salomon
ok. so take the square root of both sides, now you have plus or minus the square root of 20= x-6
ninjadapaul
oops. ignore that.
ninjadapaul
so you not have an equal sign anywhere in the original equation?
ninjadapaul
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Idrissa Reply
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Sherica
im all ears I need to learn
Sherica
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Tamia
what is a good calculator for all algebra; would a Casio fx 260 work with all algebra equations? please name the cheapest, thanks.
Kevin Reply
a perfect square v²+2v+_
Dearan Reply
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Abdirahman Reply
algebra 2 Inequalities:If equation 2 = 0 it is an open set?
Kim Reply
or infinite solutions?
Kim
The answer is neither. The function, 2 = 0 cannot exist. Hence, the function is undefined.
Al
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Embra Reply
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Nancy Reply
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ramon Reply
Kristine 2*2*2=8
Bridget Reply
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No. 7x -4y is simplified from 4x + (3y + 3x) -7y
Mary Reply
is it 3×y ?
Joan Reply
J, combine like terms 7x-4y
Bridget Reply
im not good at math so would this help me
Rachael Reply
yes
Asali
I'm not good at math so would you help me
Samantha
what is the problem that i will help you to self with?
Asali
how do you translate this in Algebraic Expressions
linda Reply
Need to simplify the expresin. 3/7 (x+y)-1/7 (x-1)=
Crystal Reply
. After 3 months on a diet, Lisa had lost 12% of her original weight. She lost 21 pounds. What was Lisa's original weight?
Chris Reply
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Damian Reply
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Cied
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
Porter
many many of nanotubes
Porter
what is the k.e before it land
Yasmin
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
Cesar
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
Sravani Reply
what is system testing?
AMJAD
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
Yes, Nanotechnology has a very fast field of applications and their is always something new to do with it...
Himanshu Reply
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AMJAD
what is system testing
AMJAD
what is the application of nanotechnology?
Stotaw
In this morden time nanotechnology used in many field . 1-Electronics-manufacturad IC ,RAM,MRAM,solar panel etc 2-Helth and Medical-Nanomedicine,Drug Dilivery for cancer treatment etc 3- Atomobile -MEMS, Coating on car etc. and may other field for details you can check at Google
Azam
anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
Prasenjit
after 100 year this will be not nanotechnology maybe this technology name will be change . maybe aftet 100 year . we work on electron lable practically about its properties and behaviour by the different instruments
Azam
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
Prasenjit
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
Damian
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
Damian
not now but maybe in future only AgNP maybe any other nanomaterials
Azam
can nanotechnology change the direction of the face of the world
Prasenjit Reply
At high concentrations (>0.01 M), the relation between absorptivity coefficient and absorbance is no longer linear. This is due to the electrostatic interactions between the quantum dots in close proximity. If the concentration of the solution is high, another effect that is seen is the scattering of light from the large number of quantum dots. This assumption only works at low concentrations of the analyte. Presence of stray light.
Ali Reply
the Beer law works very well for dilute solutions but fails for very high concentrations. why?
bamidele Reply
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Smarajit Reply
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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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