San Vicente is a beautiful town in El Salvador. Mariachis play in the street and people eat papusas and mango verde. Schools have less funding from the government and gang violence can make it unsafe at times.
Victor moved to Boston from San Vicente, El Salvador two and a half years ago.
Attending a school in Boston was a big change. There were more classes to chose from than his last school in El Salvador.
Even though Victor studied Ingles in El Salvador, the words he knew were pronounced differently than in los Estados Unidos. Victor had to learn more English while also taking classes he had never taken before.
Victor spent time learning more about English and features of the Spanish language. His friend Manolo practiced speaking with him. Reading books in English and practicing speaking helped Victor learn English. His favorite English word is "hurly burly" from Macbeth.
El preterito= past tense El presente= present tense El futuro= future tense
¡Puede hacer lo!
Victor learned he loved mathematics. With practice speaking English and learning math vocabulary, now Victor explains math to his friends in his AP Statistics class and helps his teachers learn Spanish. Victor is proud he can teach others.
The correlation on the graph tells us the relationship between x and y.