Listening: Biography of Steve Jobs – (Podcast) – Dual Conversational Spanish – SPJ 010

In this session, practice your Spanish comprehension skills with an article about the Biography of Steve Jobs. This Dual Conversational Spanish Practice is designed to help you understand when native Spanish speakers talk to you, or when you hear them talking on TV.

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Here are the first section of the Dialogue:

Section 1:

Steve Jobs nació el 24 de febrero de 1955 en San Francisco, California. Sus padres biológicos lo dieron en adopción y creció con la familia formada por Paul y Clara Jobs, una pareja de Mountain View, California. Steve estudió en la Universidad de Reed en Portland, Oregon en 1972, pero la abandonó después de solo un semestre y se quedó en el Campus para entrar a las clases que le parecían interesantes.

 

Here are the sentences again, first in Spanish, then in English and Spanish again so you can link the pieces together…

Sentence 1 in Spanish (1st time)

Steve Jobs nació el 24 de febrero de 1955 en San Francisco, California.

Sentence 1 in English (simplified translation)

Steve Jobs was born on the 24th of February of 1955 in San Francisco, California.

Sentence 1 in Spanish (2nd time)

Steve Jobs nació el 24 de febrero de 1955 en San Francisco, California.

 

Sentence 2 in Spanish (1st time)

Sus padres biológicos lo dieron en adopción y creció con la familia formada por Paul y Clara Jobs, una pareja de Mountain View, California.

Sentence 2 in English (simplified translation)

His biological parents gave him up for adoption and he grew up with the family formed by Paul and Clara Jobs, a couple from Mountain View, California.

Sentence 2 in Spanish (2nd time)

Sus padres biológicos lo dieron en adopción y creció con la familia formada por Paul y Clara Jobs, una pareja de Mountain View, California.

 

Sentence 3 in Spanish (1st time)

Steve estudió en la Universidad de Reed en Portland, Oregon en 1972, pero la abandonó después de solo un semestre y se quedó en el Campus para entrar a las clases que le parecían interesantes.

Sentence 3 in English (simplified translation)

Steve went to Reed University in Portland, Oregon in 1972, but he dropped out after only one semester and stayed on Campus to drop in the clases he found interesting.

Sentence 3 in Spanish (2nd time)

Steve estudió en la Universidad de Reed en Portland, Oregon en 1972, pero la abandonó después de solo un semestre y se quedó en el Campus para entrar a las clases que le parecían interesantes.

 

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