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Las Cazuelas

​ This is a picture of the dish I had at our luncheon, as you can see, I tried everything. I liked everything, except for the Horchata.
My favorite was the little tacos, I had many more than just the one you see there. Thanks to the caterers and Srta Manuel for setting this up!

Nombre del Plato: Todos los platos (Sopes de Maíz, Chuletas Tentación, Horchata..ect)

Opinión: ¡Está muy bueno, Me gusta mucho! (no me gusta Horchata)

Unos ingredientes: Arroz, Pollo, frijoles, Chuletas, maíz..

Comentarios:¡Está perfecto! Muchas Gracias.
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Blog Post 5-Spanish Complements

She is a good person.

Ella es buena.
eh-yah ehs bweh-nah.

She is hot. (sexy)
Ella está buena.
eh-yah es-TAH bweh-nah.

He is a good person.
Él es bueno.
EHL ehs bweh-noh.

He is hot. (sexy)
Él está bueno.
EHL es-TAH bweh-noh.

Rico/a with ser means “rich” (wealthy). Rico/a with estar means “cute” or “sexy.”

She is rich.
Ella es rica.
eh-yah ehs ree-kah.

She is cute or sexy.
Ella está rica.
eh-yah ehs-TAH ree-kah.

He is rich.
Él es rico.
EHL ehs ree-koh.

He is cute or sexy.
Él está rico.
EHL ehs-TAH ree-koh.

Usually, in spanish speaking Countries they use complements as a sexy talk of some sorts. The more I researched, the more flirtational it was. 

As you see, El esta rico is he is cute or sexy. Many of the other complements related to this but others for example were: El es rico or he is rich or ella es rico she is rich.

Even the resource was called "Hook ups in Spanish:

Sex in spanish

Good morning, sexy.
Buenos días, sexy.
bweh-nohs dEE-ahs, sehk-see.

Since adjectives agree with the plural form of the noun they are modifying the plural form of sexy is sexis. Here’s an example of the plural form:

Look at those sexy girls.
Mira a esas chicas sexis.
mee-rah ah eh-sahs chee-kahs sehk-sees.

Body Language

She has sexy body language.
Ella tiene languaje corporal sexy.
eh-yah tee-ehn-eh lahn-gwah-heh kohr-pohr-ahl sehk-see.

She has seductive body language.
Ella tiene languaje corporal seductor.
eh-yah tee-ehn-eh lahn-gwah-heh kohr-pohr-ahl seh-dook-tohr.

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Las Cazuelas

During today's Spanish class we had a luncheon tasting delicious and very tasty. The resturaunt that serves us food is called "Las Cazuelas". This restaraunt's food is the best and their cake will make you go crazy for more.
Sopes de Maís: Me gusta porque es sabor es el punto.
Ingredients: Una tortilla.
Comentario: La comida es muy fantastico.

Tacos dorados: Me gusta porque es muy crujiente.
Ingredients: Un pollo.
Comentario: La comida es muy sabroso.

Pollo Cazuelas: Me gusta porque es muy buena con cobella y pollo.
Ingredients: Una cobella.
Comentario: La comida es muy fantastico.

Chuletas Tentación: Me gusta porque tiene un sabor y los aromas son muy bueno.
Ingredients: Una Chuletas
Comentario: Una chuleta es jugoso.
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Imperfect Tense Post 5

My other posts have been about certain topics, so now I would like to focus on a grammar concept. 

I am going to implement the imperfect tense. I can't remember formally learning about this tense to I will practice it.

I'm wondering if the tense will present itself at all. I don't normally talk about things that require it, but I attempt to use it. 

I have to go into a topic that will force me to talk about actions that occurred repeatedly in the past or actions that are not physical but like feelings. 

I will stick to the basics first like, 

¿Qué tal? and ¿Donde vives?

I was thinking of asking about fun activities that teenagers do because it may lead me to talk about things I do or used to do.

¿Qué se hace para diversión?

I had to research what the imperfect tense was all about.

I like so I used that. 

This page shows the phrases commonly associated with the Imperfect Tense and shows the stem changes. 

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I talked to two people, Mariano from Argentina and Sergio from Spain, they were both 19.

I found it hard to find times to use the imperfect. These are two times I did, though.
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Hospital and Nursing Abuse #2

Since my last blog I have found some new interesting information about Hospital and Nursing abuse and neglect. Researchers say that as elders get older, their abusers get impatient because they are unable to see, hear or think as clearly as they used to, which leaves them vulnerable to abuse and neglect. Also since they are too old to stand up to the bullying, and the constant mistreatment which makes it impossible for them to fight back when they are attacked. 
These elders go through many different types of treatments such as physical, emotional, sexual, neglect by care giver and health care fraud and abuse. The signs to look out for when they are physically abused are unexplained injuries such as broken bones, welts or scars. There has also been reports of drug over dose or failure to regular medication use. With the emotional abuse, the elders can end up with a habit of sucking, mumbling to oneself or pick up a habit that wasn't there before. Lastly with the sexual abuse, you would find bruises around the breast or genitals area. Unexplained genital disease or even torn, stained, or bloody underclothing. 
 Besides Nursing/ Elder abuse, there is also hospital abuse. Abuse of these patients can have to do with birth injuries, misdiagnosis, failure to diagnosis cancer, wrongful death, wrong medicine and blood transfusion. 
One case was when an immigrant baby was born with serve brain injuries due to delay in her mother's proper care. She then suffered additional injury. This happened because the hospital didn't take the proper precaution to care for both the mother and the baby. Missed diagnosis is very dangerous. Both misdiagnosis and failure to diagnosis cancer are basically the same in category. Because of such actions, one case a child loss one of their kidneys and has to face a future of diagnosis. With some cases of detecting cancer can become the biggest problem because if they had of diagnosis the patient with cancer, they could have possibly been cured and they would have received the proper care they needed to treat them. As technology increases and our ability to survive cancer increases, the human lives lost from medical errors are also increasing.
Wrongful death is another thing to take precaution into because patients who need watchful care are placed in the ICU but yet they die under suspicious circumstances. Also with wrongful medicine and blood transfusion. In one case, a husband contracted the AIDS virus from a blood transfusion and then later transmitted the virus to his wife before being diagnosed. Lucky they received a multi- million dollar recovery.  
In conclusion, my opinion behind all this is that the way these people mistreat those who need them most, I find to be heartless, cruel and unfair. These patients are patients for a reason. By not helping their causes and taking advantage of those who are unable to protect themselves, shows how horrible the human race can treat each other. If only these people would treat these patients as if it was someone else watching over the ones they cared for a lot, they would see that what they are doing is something they could never make up for in the future and the guilt that they will have to face when they get into their predicament.   
  For further info here's my bibliography.                                                                Also I'm sorry that I am unable to get visuals up. There was an error with my blog.

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Blog Post #5-Spain's Language

​For this final blog post I wanted to focus on Spain's Language. When I started my research I found a lot of interesting things. Here are my findings:

If you think that Spanish and Castilian are Spain official language your only partially right. Because Spain has actually three official languages(Euskara, Catalan, Galician) which are not only used in Spain. Euskara is the most unusual language in Spain and only about 600,000 speak Euskara. Catalan is not only spoken in Spain but in Andorra(national language) and about 4 million people use it as their first language. Galician is really similar to Portuguese. To understand Galician about 85% people understand it and 3 million of 4 million speak it in Spain.


Thank You(Eskerrik Asko)
Please(Si us plau)




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Corruption and Censorship #2

The world is full of corruption and censorship everywhere. In schools, jobs, television, government, stores, and on the street. It happens every year, everyday, every hour, every minute, and every second. Sometimes it’s subtle so no one notices. It can also be very straightforward, easy to see, and fast to understand.


One thing I’ve found out is why corruption and censorship isn’t stopped. It can be because some people are raised to think that certain things are acceptable. Some only want to do anything they can to make life easy and happy for themselves. There are those who try to go against it but their work doesn’t go that far. Others just simply don’t care because if it’s out of sight it’s out of mind.

There are those who say one thing to make them look good but only do things for themselves, their friends, and their family in the end.
People work hard for money everyday and put it in banks, taxes, fundraisers, and other things thinking that it goes somewhere useful. Not knowing that higher-class people use it for themselves.
There are those type of people that think that chaos, profit, corruption, and politics are more important and better than the law, justice, commonsense, and public opinion.
Adults today like to tell their kids and/or students about history but with their view on it. If a teacher is against women rights he will probably tell history different and try to leave women figures out of it. If a parent is against Islamic or Christian people they might not talk about them when they teach their children about history.
There are those in government who are against making laws and benefits that are good for people in lower classes than them.
Adults say that children should go to college and learn so they can get a job, a house, a car, and create a family. Then we get there and see that we have to pay thousands and millions of dollars just to get a piece of paper saying we’re smart in some subject. How acceptable and right is that? I smell corruption in America’s education today.
Many people get tired of how corrupt and censored the world is today. So it results in them getting violent and causing deaths.


I went ahead and did a survey about this project for my classmates to fill out. Only twelve students filled it out which already began to show me how corrupt some were. I guessed they didn’t fill it out because they didn’t see the survey as important. So I just had to take the twelve responses I got and make it work. Some of the results surprised me and some didn’t.

My Blog Bibliography. <--
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Proyecto de Conversacion - Week 5 (Final)

​In this weeks conversation I took what I learned from week 1, 2, 3, and 4 and put it into my week 5. I learned the order of the sentence, maintaining a conversation, adding detail, replying right away and comprehending easier and I put that all into week 5 to show the knowledge and reflect on to make sure I am using the right verbs and putting them in the correct order in the sentences. Each week was leading up to the big week 5.  

I hope you enjoy. I have had a fun time doing this project and was always excited for my next weeks conversation. I am glad I got to the end and made it successfully!

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Spanglish Blog Post - Racial Understanding

​I'm not going to lie, this doesn't have a lot do do with the spanish language, but read it anyway. 

This blog post is about a person who passes, or can be mistaken for another race. Who is this person?


Martin Sheen, or Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez, is an actor who is known for playing many famous roles. One role he played, has a very personal connection to me. In 1993, he portrayed confederate general Robert E. Lee in the war film Gettysburg


I was confused. If Sheen is Spanish (he's a first generation American, with his mother being from Spain), why is he playing the leader of the Confederate Army? Why also, did he not look Spanish?

After a long time of reading and thought, I've come to an important and personal conclusion. There's nothing wrong with Martin Sheen. There's something wrong with me. I simply don't know what Spanish people look like. 

So what did I do? What any person would do. I googled "people from Spain" and found pictures of these people: 


I was confused. If someone told me these people were American, I would believe them. But if someone told me these people were Spanish, I wouldn't. That's because before now, I thought Spanish people looked like this:

I've come to the realization that no mater how true you may think it is, a generalization is bad. Assuming a person looks, dresses, or sounds a certain way just because they speak a certain language is wrong. 

Again, I apologize for this post having nothing to do with the Spanish language, but I felt that this was important nonetheless. 
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School Bullying

The new information I have found is Philadelphia is not the only city that having school bullying. There’s a lot of bullying going on all over the country, little states and cities. According to youthviolence.edschool.virginia 402 students from grades 6,7, and 8 in a suburban middle school in central Virginia, Nearly half of all middle school student report being bullied every month and 15% of those students reported being bullied once a week. 
The information I found by doing more research on bullying is a 13-year-old boy name “Nadin Khoury” got attacked in Upper Darby by six high school kids. After 30 minutes of physical abuse in public, a woman jumped out of her car and saved Nadin Khoury and it happened in January 11, 2012. In fox29 interview Nadin said his family got tarred to leave the school and the country from those same high school students.

My personal opinion after doing research on bullying is that bullying is not the great thing to do. Bullying can cause kids take their life and a lot of kids have tried to take their life because they was being bullied in school and outside the school. So please stop this bullying; nobody is going to get anything out of it. Feedback for the people who want to stop the bullying: If you see anyone getting bullied please try to stop it or immediately call the police.

For my blog post #3; I am going to bring in a lot more Bullying issues and make a poster and talk about what we should do to stop bullying.
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¿Que hacen los jovenes en tu pais?

Por ejemplo: En los Estados Unidos los jovenes jugan fútbol Americano.

My final conversation was about the daily routine of the young people in native spanish regions. Surprisingly the people of the native countries share nearly the same interests as those in the US. In Hispanic regions the young children like to hang out with friends, go to the movie, go to school, go shopping, play soccer/tennis/gym, and go to parties/gatherings. This is nearly exactly the same. The only thing different is the popularity of sports. Baseball, Basketball and football are very popular sports in the US. Soccer is the most popular sport in just about every other region other than the US. 
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¿Que es las marcas de moda en tu pais?

Por ejemplo: En los Estados Unidos la gente llevan Armani Exchange y Nike.

My 4th Blog post revolved around the types of clothing is popular in native spanish regions. I posted the question "que es las marcas de moda en tu pais", and got a few valuable responses. The majority revolved around the main brands worn in the region. The types of clothing is very similar to those worn in the United States. They wear many sporty clothing such as Nike, Adidas and other athletic clothing apartments. This seams similar for the majority of clothing brands bought in the US are those of the athletic department. 
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Ybrownlee Blog post 1

 The previous blog post that i had up was deleted as well as the audio that was able to record. So the one for this first week was they way the sports are spoken about in espanol. Being formal or even informal, also some key words used to explain it.
(The screenshots will be uploaded as soon as i get them)
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Media's Idea of 'Perfect' 2

You’ve might have seen my ‘Media’s Idea of ‘Perfect’’ blog post I did a week ago. Since then, I haven’t conducted more research. This is because most of the sources say the same things as others. Basically, everything is just repeated in different words. So currently, I’m quite comfortable with the amount of research I’ve done.

But I have taken a look at some websites I frequent, mainly Tumblr. Tumblr is a blogging website, where one can make his or her own blog. It can range from a blog centered on an item or a band to a random blog, in which you can post whatever you want. A good handful of blogs are personal to the owner, in which they share their struggles with daily life. While browsing some of these blogs, I’ve found what are called ‘Ana’ and ‘Mia’ blogs, referring to Anorexia and Bulimia respectively. These blogs contain emancipated images of girls in fashion shows or even some airbrushes females on magazine covers. The people running the blogs are usually referring to these images as ‘thinspiration or ‘thinspo’.


These girls think that this body is beautiful and attractive.


Common Thinspiration are models in the media and girls from magazine covers and celebrities, who are also under this influence. Even the Internet is becoming a dangerous place for being comfortable with what you look like and who you are. Many celebrities have posed for magazines and complained about the editing they do to their bodies.


I personally think that this is all ridiculous.

What is so wrong with seeing a person with flaws? Does the media know their impact on young girls’ lives?  


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Spanish Blog

For this blog post I talked to Estafan again.  Me and him talked about food this time.  I found out that me and him have a lot in common.  We talked about his favorite foods and then I found out that he loves Sushi just like me.  He asked me what kind.  We both like Cali Rolls as well as Seaweed.

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Is Obesity linked to Prices?

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            Attention all viewers! Recent studies have shown that the foods that we love the most, are killing us slowly. According to Top 10 Junk Foods, common foods that teenagers can easily find are French fries, a can of soda or chips. This junk food is found at an affordable price. Therefore everyone will buy them because they find them delicious and might even think they are nutritious. If our country increased the junk food prices and lowered the fruits and 100 percent fruit juice was at a cheaper price then our country wouldn’t be in an Obesity crisis.

            When we get hungry, we want something to eat fast and hot. That’s where the idea fast food restaurants came from. Before, the U.S did not have such a system of fast food because they knew that if the food were out for too long, it would begin to spoil. Then, they made up a system in which the food was going to be ready. This process is horrible because its fried fat, and/or through the microwave. This may sound disgusting but it’s the truth. Millions of Americans love fast food restaurant. That’s where obesity comes in. You see, when you are cooking greasy fat then you are serving poison to the community. You’re killing our country for a dollar a burger. If someone was hungry and it was between the food that is home or a fast food restaurant, 2 out of 3 people chose fast food because they don’t want the wait. This food is horrible for the body but like it tastes good, the community doesn’t mind.

            Obesity rates have also gone up in the United States because we are currently in a recession. Unemployment rates are going up because there is not enough money and not enough money means not enough food. Unless, you buy the unhealthy food that can potentially kill you. We need change and we need it now. The prices in our country have to change. What’s bad for us is extremely affordable but what’s good for us is horrible. How can this society not be as mindful with the new generation and putting them at risk of so many illnesses?

            There needs to be change now. In our country the obesity rates for a male is about 31 percent. This needs to stop now. There is no reason why we can’t eat what we want without having to pay a lot of money. All of this fast food is causing cancer to our citizens because the fries from fast food restaurants contain a chemical that causes cancer. The community does not know this because we are not aware. We buy but do not know what we are buying! This has to stop.

There are many ways that the new generation can eat these foods while leaving original flavors and no artificial flavors. If our government makes a change in our food change we can be able to lower the rates of obesity. For example, if they say that a bag of chips, costs two dollars and a bunch of bananas is 35 cents per pound then the country will want to eat the banana. The country goes for the cheapest item. IF the healthier things aren’t as expensive than I can guarantee that we would have a healthier child rate.

We can change this now. Change is something that we all need and especially this country. We need healthier foods for lunch, and more affordable prices for the foods we need to eat. We had so many farmers and now we have none. Like unemployment is so high and farmer rates are so low, then why don’t we hire farmers? If we hire these farmers, then our fruits will be more affordable and our country will be at a healthier state.


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Food Problems blog 2

Well here it is, blog post 2 of the food problems in America. If you missed the first post the link is here.
I have found out new information that is both good and bad, for cliche's sake lets start with the bad news first. The bad news was with the study that I did on high fructose corn syrup. over the weekend I went to my local ACME, this ACME is in a good neighborhood, it has fresh fruits and vegetables and a wide variety of foods to choose from, it is a good supermarket. I checked out the aisle that has the sodas, and I noticed that every single kind of soda (except for the diet sodas) had high fructose corn syrup in it.
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If you remember from the last blog post I found a study going on at Princeton University that showed that high fructose corn syrup is extremely fattening, and that material is in virtually every soda at the ACME? That cannot be a good thing at all.

However the good news would be in the meat packing industry. I found a website here that talks about animals and about what people are doing to better the welfare of animals being raised for food. The web post talks about a practice called "animal husbandry" or animal science which is basically the practice of making sure that animals that are being raised for food are not abused.
However ironic this practice in law may seem to be (being nice to animals that you are eventually going to slaughter) it is still one step in the right direction.However there are other things to eat than meat.
Seriously though, there are other things to eat than this pig and the pigs mother and father.

The bibliography can be found here.
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