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Childhood Vocabulary and Related Concepts - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
What does rompecabezas, ir a la escuela, tocar and charlar con amigos mean? You don't know? That's okay because these are only a few of the vocabulary terms you will learn in this chapter. These terms and the others you will learn are all related to childhood. You will study how to talk about what toys you played with as a child and what activities you used to enjoy. To help you develop your vocabulary, we have lessons discussing the imperfect tense and the prepositions por and para. We will also provide you with a practice lesson where you can get experience using your new knowledge. Some specific things you will learn in this chapter include:
- How to conjugate in the imperfect tense
- The only three verbs that are irregular in the imperfect tense
- How to properly use por and para
|Spanish Vocabulary: Toys and Childhood Activities||Learn vocabulary to describe toys and childhood activities, including juguete, muneca, oso, de peluche, pelota, los naipes, jugar, dormir and leer.|
|The Imperfect Tense in Spanish||Discover the imperfect tense, how to conjugate and use and the only three verbs that are irregular in this tense.|
|Spanish Grammar: Por vs. Para||Study how and when to use the prepositions por and para.|
|Childhood Activities: Spanish Reading Practice||Solidify your knowledge through this practice lesson by reading paragraphs describing how people were as children and what they used to do on vacations.|
1. Spanish Vocabulary: Toys and Childhood Activities
Ready to go back in time? What did you do when you were little? Learn the Spanish words for common toys and childhood activities in this lesson, and become a kid again!
2. Spanish Vocabulary: Childhood Activities in Phrases
Remember all the things you did as a kid? Did you jump on the bed? Did you watch cartoons, or climb trees? Learn these phrases and more in this vocabulary lesson on childhood activities.
3. The Imperfect Tense in Spanish
What did you do when you were little? Where did you like to go? What did you look like? Where did you live? In this lesson, you'll learn how to use the imperfect tense to describe the past.
4. Spanish Grammar: Por vs. Para
Por and para... For and for. But why are there two in Spanish? And do they both really mean 'for?' In this lesson, we'll look at the difference between por and para along with some of their hidden meanings.
5. Childhood Activities: Spanish Reading Practice
In this lesson, test your vocabulary and reading comprehension while learning about the childhood activities of four very different people: Amanda, Pepe, Loli, and Rafael.
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Other chapters within the Spanish 101: Beginning Spanish course
- Greetings & Introductions in Spanish
- Describing People in Spanish
- Locations in Spanish: Vocabulary & Grammar
- Household Terms in Spanish
- Weather and Seasons in Spanish
- Spanish Numbers
- Days & Dates in Spanish
- Telling Time in Spanish
- Likes and Dislikes in Spanish
- AR Verbs in Spanish: Present Tense Conjugation and Vocabulary List
- ER and IR Verbs in Spanish: Present Tense
- Pastimes in Spanish
- Technology in Spanish
- Talking About Family Members in Spanish
- Shopping in Spanish
- Discussing the Past in Spanish
- Talking About Vacations in Spanish
- TV, Movies & Media in Spanish
- Discussing Community in Spanish
- Discussing Natural Disasters/Emergencies in Spanish
- Spanish Fables
- Required Assignments for Spanish 101
- Studying for Spanish 101