To-Do Lists with Commands: Spanish Practice Activity

To-Do Lists with Commands: Spanish Practice Activity
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Instructor: Raychelle Heath

Raychelle has a BA in Spanish and an MFA in Writing. She has studied in Puerto Rico and currently lives in Mexico. She has taught Spanish in various settings.

After studying formal and informal commands, you may want some practice. In this lesson, you'll get to see how commands are applied when making to-do lists. You'll also get a chance to review the difference between informal and formal commands.

Una Lista de Quehaceres

Una lista de quehaceres (a to-do list) can help to keep us on track. When we have big projects to work on or a household to run, to-do lists will make sure that it's clear who is responsible for what. In this lesson, we'll look over a couple of to-do lists for a variety of contexts.

One will employ formal commands, and the other will mostly stick to informal commands. We'll use your knowledge of both types of commands to get a general understanding of these to-do lists. Don't worry if you don't know every word. You can use context clues to interpret the overall meaning. You may also notice that some words look like English words.

As you read these to-do lists, pay attention to what each person is being asked to do. Also, try to pay attention to whether the command is formal or informal.

Lista para el Equipo de Limpieza

¡Buenos días! Hoy tenemos mucho trabajo. Vean la lista de quehaceres para saber sus quehaceres. Para cualquier duda, pregunten a su gerente.

Rocio y José: Laven las sábanas de cuartos 1, 13, y 23. Limpien todos los cuartos en el segundo piso.

Margarita: Ponga jabones especiales en cuartos 5, 11, y 27. Cambie las toallas en cuartos 3, 4, 21, y 22.

Elena: Limpie los baños del vestíbulo y el restaurante.

Pedro y Julio: Lleven toda la basura.

Rosalba: Revise el ático y prepárelo para el nuevo cliente. No deje nada rojo en el cuarto según las especificaciones de él.

Manuel: Repare el foco en cuarto 20 y el retrete en cuarto 27.

Ahora, ¿qué sabes de los quehaceres del equipo de limpieza? If you're ready, decide whether the following statements about this conversation are cierto (true) or falso (false).

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