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Christmas at Mom’s House – Inglés Esencial 6

Usually at Christmas, we go to my mom’s house in Truckee, California. Her house is in the mountains where there is a lot of snow. It’s very pretty. She and my stepfather put colored lights around the outside of the … Continue reading

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Inglés Esencial 3

  Inglés básico para mi familia chilena y otros hispanohablantes. Inglés Esencial 3 Nice to meet you… Conversación 1: Good morning. (Gud morning) [Buenos días] 2: Good morning. (Gud morning) [Buenos días] 1: How are you? (Hauw ar yu?) [¿Cómo … Continue reading

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We’re not fighting! ¡No estamos peleando!

(Abajo la versión en Español) “¡No estamos peleando!” This was tío Mario’s refrain last Thursday night at Diego Pizza in Viña. I was sitting at the edge of the vortex of voices arguing passionately about the quality and affordability of … Continue reading

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Grandes Esperanzas

So now I seem to be starting over as a student here in Chile where my thoughts mostly stay trapped in my head because I don’t have the words to communicate them to those around me — or because I’m … Continue reading

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