Human speech, like music, has a standard written form. Individual performances vary, however, colored by the unique personality and cultural background of the speaker or performer.
In the following segments, people from different Spanish speaking countries introduce themselves, offering us the same basic information expressed in slightly different ways.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Elva de Bolivia
Bueno, me llamo Elva Vidal
de Montenegro, así como se dice en Sud América.
[¿y usted dónde nací*?(nació)] Nací en Cochabamba, Bolivia.
Cochabama, Bolivia en Los Andes
como se dice: as is said
Elva (first name) Vidal (father's
last name) de Montenegro (husband's last name)
nací: I was born (nacío: you were born)
*student confused yo/ud forms but Elva understood.
Try writing your mother's name in the format that Elva uses.
In some Spanish speaking
countries a person's name is written with the married name first, followed by
the parent's family name.
Example: Elva Montenegro Vidal
This form can be abbreviated
as Elva Montenegro V.