Thursday, December 25, 2008

Sunday Bilingual News - Special Edition

From Driggs, Idaho

Dear Friends:

Today is a very special day. It is a day with a lot of meanings and icons:
- Christmas Tree.
- Jesus’ manger in Bethlehem (The cradle of Jesus).
- Santa’s gifts.
- Christmas’s songs.
- Religious ceremonies.
- And more…

Hoy es un día muy especial. Es un día con muchos significados e íconos:
- Árbol de Navidad.
- Pesebre de Jesús en Belén.
- Regalos de Papá Noel.
- Canciones de Navidad.
- Ceremonias religiosas.
- Y más…

Today also is a day to celebrate in family with nice moments, special food, smiles, and relax.

También hoy es un día para celebrar en familia con gratos momentos, comida diferente, sonrisas y descanso.

My best wishes of happiness and peace for all of you and your families today and forever!

¡Mis mejores deseos de felicidad y paz para todos ustedes y sus familias hoy y por siempre!

Merry Christmas! ¡Feliz Navidad!


Dr. Domingo A. Trassens
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Questions - Preguntas:

1. Could you explain the Christmas meaning for you?
1. ¿Podrían explicar cuál es el significado de Navidad para ustedes?

Vocabulary - Vocabulario:

- ceremony, ceremonies = ceremonia, ceremonias
- cradle = cuna
- gift, gifts = regalo, regalos
- happy = feliz
- holiday, holidays = fiesta, fiestas
- icon = ícono
- manger = pesebre
- present = presente, regalo
- merry = alegre
- religious =
religioso, religiosa
- tree = árbol

- Bethlehem = Belén
- Christmas = Navidad
- Jesus = Jesús
- Santa Claus = Papá Noel

Thanks Alan, Bob, Stephanie, Susan and Tina for your messages...

From Tina: "I wish all of you a very Happy and Safe Holiday Season! God Bless you each and every one! "Tina, Tina Faye Jarvis, Virginia.

From Alan: Alan from Worcester, MA sent several pictures of the birds without songs to show us the winter in his area.

From Bob: Bob sent a beautiful multimedia electronic card with Santa distributing gifts everywhere across the world.
Santa Claus, always in Christmas

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