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Юмористические загадки с комическими иллюстрациями помогут студентам, изучающим английский язык, получить новую способность проникновения в суть американского языка и культуры. Каждая загадка сопровождается поясняющим текстом, который помогает понять основные лингвистические и культурные причины забавности шутки.Humorous riddles with comedian illustrations aid ESL scholars achieve new insights into American language and tradition. each one riddle is observed via textual content that is helping scholars seize and grasp the underlying linguistic and cultural explanation why the funny story is humorous.

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CDH: Were there other minorities living in El Barrio then? JA: Oh yes, there were plenty of other minorities: Chinese, in large numbers, Jews, Irish, Russians, Italians, and some blacks. CDH: What was it like, to grow up in such a multiethnic atmosphere? JA: It was a beautiful experience. I was in school with all of them. At home, it was mostly Puerto Ricans who lived on the block. When I was about 12 or so, we moved to a different block, and the Jews and the Italians began to disappear and everyone was Puerto Rican.

Gary doesn’t mean it in the sense of burden, either. He wants to explore; he feels frustrated because he says that there are so many Puerto Ricans here. ” There’s this part of Max Vázquez that doesn’t want to be on TV. He is a retiring man. So that’s what Gary means. He would want the man to be willing, right away, to make a video. But people are not like that. CDH: Maybe he feels an obligation. JA: There is an obligation. CDH: Do you feel it? JA: Yes. CDH: To what? JA: To present our people as we know them, from the inside, from the heart, with all the details.

Another book of his own poems, Sonnets from the Puerto Rican, will be coming out shortly. His poetry has appeared in Poetry Newsletter, Bardic Echoes, The Goliards, Revista Chicano-Riqueña, The Portable Lower East Side, Common Ground, The Rican, Agni Review, Parnassus, and 20 PUERTO RICAN VOICES IN ENGLISH Boston Review among other publications. His stories have appeared in Nuestro, Sombra, Callaloo, and African Voices. Agüeros has several unpublished plays, some of which have been produced. Kari & the Ice Cream Cone, co-authored with David W.

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