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Learn Spanish with Coca-Cola – Reasons to Believe in a Better World in Spanish

 

Today we will use a couple of great commercials by Coca-Cola as tools to practice the Spanish. Are you ready to get started? This is how the activity works:

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First, play the English version of the commercial in order to understand what the commercial was about.

 

Second, play the Spanish version of the commercial and try to understand as much as possible.

 

Third, play the Spanish version of the commercial one more time and scroll down to read the translated transcript in order to understand with each phrase means.

 

The last step is to play the Spanish version of the commercial one more time after having read the transcript, and making sure you understand all of it without a problem.

 

Now it’s time to get started…

Commercial: There are Reasons to Believe in a Better World – Version in English.

 

Commercial: There are Reasons to Believe in a Better World – Version in Spanish.

Here are the transcripts in English and Spanish: 

 

Based upon research conducted about the current state of the world in 2010.

Basado en un estudio realizado en el 2010 sobre la situación actual del mundo.

 

For every tank being built in the world…

Por cada tanque que se fabrica en el mundo…

 

131,000 stuffed dolls are made.

Se fabrican 131 mil peluches.

 

For each stock market crashes…

Por cada Bolsa de Valores que se desploma…

 

There are 10 covers of “What a Wonderful World”.

Hay 10 versiones de “What a Wonderful World”.

 

For every corrupt person…

Por cada persona corrupta…

 

There are 8000 giving blood.

Hay 8 mil donando sangre.

 

For every fence someone puts up…

Por cada muro que existe…

 

200,000 “Welcome” mats are placed.

Se ponen 200 mil tapetes de “Bienvenido”.

 

While a scientist assigns a new weapon…

Mientras un científico diseña un arma nueva…

 

1 000 000 moms are baking chocolate cakes.

Hay 1 millón de mamás haciendo pasteles de chocolate.

 

More Monopoly money is printed than real dollars.

En el mundo se imprime más dinero de Monopoly que dólares.

 

There are more funny videos on the web…

Hay más videos divertidos en Internet…

 

than bad news around the world.

que malas noticias en todo el mundo.

 

LOVE has more hits than FEAR.

AMOR tiene más resultados que MIEDO.

 

For every person saying things will get worse…

Por cada persona que dice que todo va a estar peor…

 

There are 100 couples trying for a baby.

Hay 100 personas buscando un hijo.

 

While one weapon is sold in the world…

Por cada arma que se venden el mundo…

 

20,000 people share a Coke.

20 mil personas comparten una Coca-Cola.

 

There are reasons to believe in a better world.

Hay razones para creer en un mundo mejor.

 

Open hapiness (abre la felicidad).

125 años destapando felicidad (125 years opening happiness).

 

 

Here is the Spanish versión of the comercial one more time, play it and try to understand as much as possible:

Commercial: There are Reasons to Believe in a Better World – Version in Spanish.

 

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How did it feel the second time? Was it easier? Please share your experience with us in the comments section available at the end of this page. Also, if you have any questions related to learning Spanish please share them as well.

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