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Ch 2: Basic Spanish Writing Conventions

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This chapter can benefit anyone who needs to review basic Spanish writing conventions for upcoming exams, homework assignments, class projects and more. Inside, you'll find a handful of lessons that can be studied any time that's convenient for you.

Basic Spanish Writing Conventions - Chapter Summary

Complete this helpful online Spanish chapter to review basic writing conventions. As you progress through these expertly taught lessons, you'll review Spanish punctuation marks, capitalization rules, irregular verbs, question words and other fundamental concepts. You'll be able to apply your understanding of these writing conventions by taking the accompanying lesson quizzes and chapter exam. The chapter is accessible 24/7, and if you have any questions about the material, you can submit them to our instructors. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Recognize Spanish accent, contraction, capitalization and punctuation rules
  • Use negative words in Spanish
  • Interpret irregular verbs in Spanish
  • Identify common Spanish questions words and adjectives

9 Lessons in Chapter 2: Basic Spanish Writing Conventions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Definite Articles & Gender Rules in Spanish Grammar

1. Definite Articles & Gender Rules in Spanish Grammar

Are there really girl words and boy words in Spanish? Find out about masculine and feminine nouns and their sidekick, the definite article, in this Spanish lesson.

Accents in Spanish: Marks & Rules

2. Accents in Spanish: Marks & Rules

If you are confused about when to put accents on Spanish words, this lesson clarifies the rules for you. Also, you learn about some misconceptions about specific marks that are part of the Spanish language.

Spanish Punctuation: Marks & Rules

3. Spanish Punctuation: Marks & Rules

Using punctuation can tell the reader many things, such as when to pause or stop. This lesson looks at different punctuation marks and how they are used in Spanish.

Negation & Negative Words in Spanish

4. Negation & Negative Words in Spanish

Sometimes you have to be a Debbie Downer or a Negative Nancy. To get your point across, it's easier if you have the right vocabulary. This lesson will teach you how to communicate using negative words in Spanish.

Contractions in Spanish

5. Contractions in Spanish

Contractions serve to join two words together to shorten expressions. This lesson teaches you about the contractions in Spanish and gives you hints for their use in daily conversation. Then practice what you've learned about contractions with the quiz.

List of Spanish Question Words: Practice & Uses

6. List of Spanish Question Words: Practice & Uses

In this lesson, we will look at the interrogatives, or question words, in Spanish. These are the building blocks to start forming and asking questions. We will follow Juan as he searches for the museum, asking many questions along the way.

List of Common Spanish Adjectives

7. List of Common Spanish Adjectives

Learn how to make friends fast by expressing a variety of thoughts and opinions. These common description words will enable you to talk about yourself, your food, and the people, places and objects around you.

What are Irregular Verbs in Spanish?

8. What are Irregular Verbs in Spanish?

Did you know that verbs can be regular or irregular? In this lesson you'll learn the difference between regular and irregular verbs and the four categories of irregular verbs in Spanish.

Spanish Capitalization Rules

9. Spanish Capitalization Rules

The use of capital letters varies from language to language, and Spanish is no exception. This lesson gives you an overview of these rules, so your writing will be impeccable.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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