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Estudio - I study
Estudio mucho. - I study a lot.
At school in Spain, children study much the same subjects we do. Some of the subjects look and sound very similar and they also begin with capital letters.
la música - Music
la historia - History
la geografia - Geography
las ciencias - Science
Others can be worked out:
la informática - ICT
The 'I' stands for 'Information' doesn't it?
las matemáticas - Maths
la educación física - PE (Physical Education)
And others include:
el español - Spanish
el inglés - English
el dibujo - Art
Ahora tengo informática. - I've got ICT now.
Mañana, tengo matemáticas. - I've got maths tomorrow.
Did you notice that you don't say el or la when you talk about school subjects in a sentence? The only time you need to is for talking about likes and dislikes.
Me gusta la geografia. - I like Geography.
No me gustan las ciencias. - I don’t like Science.