SPAN 1203 Assignment # 1 (20%)
To give students the opportunity to learn about the
Hispanic World in terms of the geographical and cultural aspects and all the
richness that we can find in its natural and human resources.
To help students
to be aware of the fact that in this continent(America) that we
share, there are millions of people, although with a different language,
traditions, customs, etc. we have a variety of aspects in common and so much to
It is important to keep in mind that our relationship
with Spain, the Latin American and the
Spanish Caribbean Countries, does not stop at an economic level, but includes
also a great deal of cultural aspects.
We can see the clear influence in the field of music, art, literature, sports,
The contribution from the
Spanish world to North American life is countless.
Print in Times New Roman #12,
1.5 space with a margin of 1" at each border.
Part I. (MUST
BE WRITTEN IN SPANISH)
A– List the names of ALL Spanish
Speaking Countriesin the world.
B– Naming of each country’s Capital
C– Adding two of the
most Important Cities in each country
D– Nationality (i.e.
Mexicano, cubano, salvadoreño, etc.)
E– Population (per country)
F– Area in Km².
G– Naming twoof the
major Exports (products) from each country to N.A. and the World.
(i.e.coffee, bananas, oranges, flowers, meat, petroleum, electricity, etc.)
Part II.(MUST BE DONE IN ESPAÑOL)
– Choose TWO of the countries listed above and name three
(3) famous people for each country and their contributions to their countries
and to the world, in the field of: politics, history, sciences, medicine, arts,
literature, sports, music. Then write
two lines describingwhy they are considered as “un orgullohispano”
(a Hispanic pride)
– Choose ONE country, then write a brief essay (en INGLES) consisting of 150-200
words about several topics including: Independence day, economy, education
system, currency, per capita income(PCI), family relations and traditions,
current form of government and political party in power. Any social discontent
at this moment. You may also add a short description of the wonders and beauty
of the nature of this part of the world, perhaps you would like to add a few
words to invite people of the world to visit this particular country that you
have done your research on.
Content 80% ( Part I: 20 %; Part II: 30%; Part III:
Please note: There is no need of a title page, simply
provide your personal information following the model, which can go on top of
the first page.
Proyecto: “El mundohispano”
1204 Sección: 01B (9:30 am) / 02B (4:30 pm)
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