Learn Spanish in Under the Hood


Learn Spanish in Under the Hood

January 14, 2021

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It's time to take your car in for a tune-up!

Learn 5 words in Spanish that will help you the next time you are fixing up your car.

The Children’s Museum of South Dakota has its very own car garage. It’s called Under the Hood! Play along with Dora who will teach you the Spanish words for five tools in the auto shop.

Watch the video and then let us know which exhibit you want us to feature next!


Video Transcript:

іHola amigos! (Hi, friends!) Hi friends!

Hoy (Today) Today, Estamos aquí (We are here) We are here in Under the Hood, Debajo de (Under of)

We are going to work vamos a trabajar with the car, con el carro.

Repeat? іMuy bien! (Very good.) Y vamos a empezar … . We are going to start with the tire, Vamos a empezar con la llanta. Llanta (tire)

іMuy bien! (Very good)

Llanta (tire).

We are going to locate it here, vamos a ubicarla aquí, іMuy bien! (We are going to put here; very good!)

And then, luego, vamos a usar (Then, we are going to use) We are going to use this one, la llave, llave (wrench)

Repeat? іMuy bien! (Very good)

La llave (Wrench).

So, for this one para ésta (For this) We are going to use the bolt here, and I’m going to tighten for this one.

Make sure it’s very safe, other two, Necesitamos, otras dos (We are going to need other two) Tighten with the la llave (Wrench).

You need to be sure it’s very safe

La llanta (Tire).

That is ready, esa está lista (That is ready) Ahora vamos a poner el escape, el escape, the muffler (Now, we are going to put the muffler, the muffler).

We are going to tie here, way under, in this one we need to be very strong, muy fuertes (Very strong).

Ok, el escape (Muffler) Repeat, Muy bien (Very good)

El escape (Muffler).

Then, luego (Then) This is another project for me today, Es otro trabajo para mi (This is other work for me).

We are going to use this one, it’s antifreeze or, in Spanish, anticongelante, anticongelante (Antifreeze) Repeat? іMuy bien! (Very good)

Anticongelante (Antifreeze).

You got it, lo obtuvo (You got it) We are going to use it here, perfect, and now we’re going to check and see if its ready, go very inside, está muy adentro (It is so deep).

Now we are going to test, listen please, vamos a escuchar (We are going to listen) іListo! (Ready!)

Ready, that is for today, thank you, gracias! (Thank you!)

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This program was developed by the Children’s Museum of South Dakota with grant funding through the South Dakota Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.