This biography is on the life of Christopher Columbus. It includes some information about his childhood, early sailings, life in Portugal and marriage. It goes on to discuss his relationship with the kings of Spain and his various voyages to the New World.
This reading includes a full glossary of new vocabulary and seven reading comprehension questions. Please note: My reading on Dia de la Raza also include a shorter version of Columbus's biography.
el puerto de envío
el lejano oriente
la ruta de vela
el respaldo financiero
Level: Spanish 2/3 (Uses past tenses)