Getting ready for back to school activities? Here’s a list of back to school terms translated into Spanish. And also a little bit about Lizette Salas and America Ferrera, both unstoppable ladies.
At the end of this post, you’ll find Lizette’s Student Graduation Speech video. It communicates her struggles as a second generation Latina. Lizette was the first in her family to finish college. And don’t skip America Ferrera’s TED Talk. Her TED Talk is empowering. She talks about being a Latina in Hollywood, and ask us to not resist the truth of who we are!
- Born and raised in her East L.A. hometown of Azusa, California.
- She graduated in 2011 with a degree in Sociology from the University of Southern California.
- She was the first member of her immediate family to earn a college degree.
Lizette Salas is an American professional golfer currently playing on the LPGA Tour. Salas won her first championship on the LPGA Tour at the 2014 Kingsmill Championship winning by a four-stroke margin.
- Born and raised in Los Angeles, California.
- She graduated in 2013 with a degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California.
America Ferrera is an award-winning actress and producer known for her breakthrough role as Betty Suarez on the hit comedy Ugly Betty. She’s also very active in getting Latinos to vote.
Here are some back to school terms translated into Spanish.
Back To School Terms
No. 2 pencils
Assorted construction paper
Wide-ruled notebook or pad
Lunchbox or bag
Ballpoint pens (blue or black)
Loose-leaf paper or spiral notebooks
Personal organizer / planner
Estuche para lápices
Lápices de colores
Marcadores de colores lavables
Lápices del número 2
Pegamento en barra (lápiz adhesivo)
Tijeras punta roma
Carpetas de plástico
Papel de construcción surtido
Libreta o cuaderno rayado (renglón amplio)
Lonchera o bolsa
Bolígrafo (tinta azul o negra)
Carpeta de tres anillos
Perforadora de tres agujeros
Hojas rayadas o cuadernos de espiral
Separadores para carpeta
Candado de combinación
Cubiertas de libros
I hope you enjoy these beautiful speeches, as much as I did!
Lizette Salas Student Graduation Speech:
America Ferrera TED Speech:
If you have any questions about back to school terms, don’t hesitate to ask your question below.
Don’t resist the truth of who you are!