Written in the first person, this cultural reading talks about the life of the gauchos. Also covered is the history and cultural significance of these men in Argentina and Uruguay. The second paragraph describes the ritual of taking yerba mate.
A glossary covering all new vocabulary is followed by 8 true/false reading comprehension questions in Spanish. This reading is in the present tense.
sombrero de ala ancha
Level: Spanish 1/2 (In present tense)
Includes answer key.