The colors in Spanish The nationalities in Spanish: news to learn Spanish

the colors in spanish

The colors in Spanish and the nationalities in Spanish with pronunciation and listening exercise. News to learn Spanish. 

In this unit:
1. The colors in Spanish with pronunciation.
2. South American nationalities.
3. News about the colors (listening activity) and listening comprehension questions.
4. Transcription and translation. 

1. Vocabuary: Listen and repeat los colores en espanol

List of colors in Spanish:
Azul: blue
Rojo: red
Verde: green
Amarillo: yellow
Blanco: white
Negro: black
Marrón 0 café: brown
Gris: gray
Anaranjado: orange
Morado o púrpura: purple

2. South American nationalities in Spanish:

Words in Spanish

1. Colombiano
2. Venezolano
3. Ecuatoriano
4. Peruano
5. Brasileño
6. Boliviano
7. Paraguayo
8. Uruguayo
9. Chileno
10. Argentino

Translation in English

1. Colombian
2. Venezuelan
3. Ecuadorian
4. Peruvian
5. Brazilian
6. Bolivian
7. Paraguayan
8. Uruguayan
9. Chilean
10. Argentinian 

 

3. Listen to the news about a new study that determines the preference in terms of colors in South America. los colores en espanol noticia

Quiz sobre los colores

 

 

4. Now listen again and read the transcript in Spanish. If need it, read the translation in English to clarify the meaning of certain words and expressions.

Caracas, Venezuela.

Una universidad venezolana realizó un nuevo estudio sobre las preferencias en términos de colores en los países sudamericanos. A continuación presentamos algunas de las conclusiones: los  colores favoritos de los chilenos, paraguayos y uruguayos son el rojo y el verde. Según los encuestados, estos dos colores les evocan paz y felicidad. Por otro lado, en Brasil el color favorito es el azul ya que es un color positivo que les da la esperanza de un futuro mejor. En Perú y Bolivia el color blanco y el negro parecen ser los favoritos por su fuerte conexión con sus tradiciones populares.  Por último, en Venezuela y  en Colombia el color favorito es el amarillo, ya que se relaciona con el amor por el país; recordemos que las banderas de Venezuela y Colombia contienen el color amarillo.   

Caracas, Venezuela.

A university in Venezuela carried out a study about the color preferences in South America. We show you some of the conclusions as follows: Red and green are favorite colors for Chileans, Paraguayans and Uruguayans; according to the interviewees, these two colors evoke peace and happiness. On the other hand, blue is the favorite color in Brazil because it is an optimistic color that gives them hope for a better future. Black and white seem to be the favorite colors in Peru and Bolivia due to their strong connection with their popular traditions. Lastly, yellow is the favorite color in Venezuela and Colombia because it is related to the love for the country; let’s remember yellow is one of the colors in both the Venezuelan and the Colombian flags.

 

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