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16:52 Jan 22, 2009
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: el discurso expositivo
One of those blind-spot words - combined with an adjective that is not easy to translate... uff!!

"XXX se convertirá en centro de referencia para la divulgación de los aspectos vinculados con el estado ambiental de nuestras costas y los mares.

Uno de los aspectos fundamentales, es pues, el discurso expositivo para llegar a los diferentes sectores del público, con mensajes claros y específicos para los distintos grupos de población."

Many thanks
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:07

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4 +2expository discourse
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
4the exhibition scheme
Jack Ward
4the educational message
Edward Tully
3explanatory discourse
Luis Medina
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liz askew

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explanatory discourse


Luis Medina
Local time: 17:07
Native speaker of: Spanish
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expository discourse

IngentaConnect El discurso expositivo: una comparacion entre ...El objetivo de este artículo es comparar el discurso expositivo de profesores expertos y ... Expository discourse is used to explain classroom material and, ... - Páginas similares

Palabras clave: Metacognición, Aula, Discurso expositivo, Profesores. ABSTRACT:. EXPOSITORY DISCOURSE OF THE TEACHERS: RELATION WITH INDICATORS OF ... - Páginas similares

Revista signos - Procesos inferenciales en la comprensión del ...Key Words: Discourse comprehension, narrative discourse, expository .... Texto expositivo: Por su parte, el discurso escrito expositivo abarca aquel ... - 88k - En caché - Páginas similares
de I Escudero - 2007 - Artículos relacionados - Las 2 versiones

El discurso expositivo en el aula. ¿Realmente comprenden los ... - [ Traducir esta página ]El discurso expositivo en el aula. ¿Realmente comprenden los alumnos lo que sus ... On the basis of the content of teachers' expository discourse, ... - Páginas similares
de J ROSALES - 1998 - Citado por 3 - Artículos relacionados - Las 2 versiones

Note added at 6 minutos (2009-01-22 16:59:16 GMT)

Aquí va la definición:

Expository discourse is a discourse that explains or describes a topic.

It does not primarily present contingent events or focus on a performer of actions, but rather tends to present the following kinds of propositions:


What is expository discourse? - [ Traducir esta página ]5 Jan 2004 ... Expository discourse is a discourse that explains or describes a topic. - 7k - En caché - Páginas similares
Participant reference in Ica expository discourse"Participant reference in Ica expository discourse." In Robert E. Longacre and Frances Woods (eds.), Discourse grammar: Studies in indigenous languages of ... - 8k - En caché - Páginas similares
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Conversational versus Expository Discourse: A Study of Syntactic ... - [ Traducir esta página ]EJ742765 - Conversational versus Expository Discourse: A Study of Syntactic Development in Children, Adolescents, and Adults. - 32k - En caché - Páginas similares
de MA Nippold - 2005 - Citado por 12 - Artículos relacionados - Las 5 versiones

Note added at 18 minutos (2009-01-22 17:11:40 GMT)

Otras opciones, menos "técnicas":

expository speech
informative speech

Informative Speech Topic ideas from Presentation Helper - [ Traducir esta página ]A selection of informative speech topics, to help you make your choice. - 21k - En caché - Páginas similares
Overview: Informative Speaking - [ Traducir esta página ]In this guide, you can learn about the purposes and types of informative speeches, about writing and delivering informative speeches, and about the parts of ... - 29k - En caché - Páginas similares

Structuring an Informative Speech - [ Traducir esta página ]In this section, we discuss the three parts of an informative speech, calling attention to specific elements that can enhance the effectiveness of your ... - 28k - En caché - Páginas similares

How to Write an Expository Speech | - [ Traducir esta página ]How to Write an Expository Speech. Much of the success of a speech relies on careful preparation. Writing the speech is a vital step, which should continue ... - 53k - En caché - Páginas similares

Expository Speech The purpose of expository (informative) speech is to describe, clarify, explain and/or define an object, idea, concept, social institution or process.

[PDF] FAQ - Expository - [ Traducir esta página ]Formato de archivo: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - Versión en HTML
An Expository Speech is a platform speech that “exposes" or explains a ... may not enter the same speech into both Original Oratory and Expository at the ... - Páginas similares
the Art of Speech - [ Traducir esta página ]An expository speech is one that presents or explains. This is used when you want to convey ... Expository speeches can be used in presenting something new. ... - 13k - En caché - Páginas similares

Note added at 38 minutos (2009-01-22 17:31:27 GMT)

Pues claro que no me lo he tomado mal... yo nunca me enfado por nada. Ya te he enviado dos propuestas más, aunque a mí, personalmente, me parece que la primera es la que más se adapta al contexto. Muchos besos y saludos desde un gélido día en Madrid

Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Local time: 00:07
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 12
Notes to answerer
Asker: oh no! please tell me there is a more "normal" (ie less technical) way of saying this!! :-)

Asker: pd Marga - por si acaso lo tomaste de otra manera, mi "oh no..." comentario fue de forma cómica, estilo inglés! claro, agradezco tu ayuda pero espero que haya una manera distinta a decirlo.. ;-) Petons C

Asker: ah, es verdad, no lo habán visto ... "informative" me gusta - mil gracias, desde un fresquito Lyon

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Patricia Rosas
1 min
  -> Gracias Patricia

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
8 hrs
  -> Gracias Muriel
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the educational message

another option!

Edward Tully
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the exhibition scheme

I'm arriving very late to this answer, I know, but I thought I'd post this for the benefit of anyone who may come across this particular translation problem at some point in the future.

What do you guys think of this option?

Kind regards,


Jack Ward
Native speaker of: English
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You probably won't like this either:-)

Note added at 6 mins (2009-01-22 16:59:39 GMT)

Yes, it does exist!

ou_logo ICDL LITERATURE DATABASE Home Title Epistolary and ...
Questions raised by the study included the strategic value of epistolary and expository discourse styles in group collaborations and decision making, ... - 4k - Cached - Similar pages


I will go and look it up in my "plain English dictionary" :-)

liz askew
United Kingdom
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16
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Asker: I know, yuk, it's HORRIBLE!! Sorry to Marga and her agreers but I just cannot put "expository discourse" - only a specialist would understand it, and I eschew jargon at all times (or as often as I can)! I'm currently thinking of "explanatory approach"... maybe I should answer my own question and see if I can win some points :-))

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