En las noticias Realidades 2 Capítula 5A Un acto heroico

Hubo un desastre natural

There was a natural disaster

el huracán

hurricane

la inundación

flood

la lluvia

rain

el terremoto

earthquake

la tormenta

storm

la nieve

the snow

las noticias

news

el reportero, la reportera

reporter

investigar

to investigate

lo que ocurrió

what occurred

presentar

to present

un artículo

an article

en el periódico

in the newspaper

que se trata de

that is about

tratar de

to try to

un incendio

a fire

encender (e cambia a ie)

to light

apagar

to put out (fire)

subir

to go up

por las escaleras

by the stairs

bajar

to go down

el bombero

the firefighter

el camión de bomberos

the firetruck

comenzar, empezar (e cambia a ie)

to start

destruir (i cambia a y i-griega en la tercera persona del pretérito)

to destroy

estaba dormido

was asleep

el edificio de apartamentos

the apartment building

el edificio

the building

salir; sale humo del edificio

smoke leaves the building

la escalera

the ladder

para escaparse

in order to escape

esconderse

to hide (oneself)

la explosión

the explosion

el humo

the smoke

el incendio

the fire

los muebles

the furniture

muerto

dead

el paramédico

the paramedic

quemarse

to burn up or to burn oneself

se quemó

he, she, you, or it burned

se murieron

they died

se murió

he or she died

herido o herida

injured

el herido o la herida

the injured person

el héroe

the hero

la heroína

the heroine

rescatar

to rescue

salvar

to save

valiente

brave

está vivo

living or alive

la vida

the life

a causa de

because of

afortunadamente

fortunately

asustado o asustada

frightened

la causa del accidente fue

the cause of the accident was

de prisa

in a hurry

de repente

suddenly

gritar

to scream

hubo

there was or there were (occurred)-past tense of hay

llamar por teléfono

to call on the phone

oír

to hear

oyó

he or she or formal you heard-past tense

oye

he or she or formal You hear-present tense

sin duda

without a doubt

¡socorro!

help!

ayúdeme por favor

help me please- formal

La señora está muerta. Se murió.

The lady is dead. She died.

El señor está muerto. Se murió.

The man is dead. He died.

Nieva

It snows.

Llueve

It rains.

caer (se)

To fall (oneself)

La nieve cae en el invierno.

The snow falls in the winter.

El terremoto destruyó la ciudad.

The earthquake destroyed the city.

Los huracanes destruyeron la playa.

The hurricanes destroyed the beach.

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