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Describing People & Places in Spanish - Chapter Summary
Follow along with our expert Spanish instructors to learn how to describe people and places in Spanish. This chapter offers short video lessons, comprehension activities and vocabulary lists about prepositions of locations, adjectives, town location terms and much more. The chapter is available to study whenever you need it, and each lesson comes with a short multiple-choice quiz. You can use any computer or mobile device to study, or you can print the lesson transcripts to review offline. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Use the imperfect and preterite tenses to describe people in Spanish
- Comprehend Spanish discussions about locations and descriptions
- Translate Spanish town location vocabulary
- List Spanish prepositions of location
1. Spanish Grammar: Describing People and Things Using the Imperfect and Preterite
Like in English, preterite and imperfect tenses in Spanish are not interchangeable. In this lesson, you will be learning how to correctly use the preterite and imperfect to describe things and people.
2. Describing People in Spanish: Practice Comprehension Activity
See how well you do on these practice activities! Test your adjective agreement and vocabulary knowledge with this interactive lesson of fill-in-the-box, listening, and reading sections.
3. Town Locations in Spanish: Vocabulary List
This video will introduce you to a wide variety of locations that you might find in a city or town, from shopping centers to eating establishments. The words are introduced through specific categories to help you keep track of them.
4. Prepositions of Location in Spanish: Vocabulary List
This video introduces students to prepositions of location in Spanish. Students will learn how to use these prepositions in order to describe the location of an item in relation to another item.
5. Practice Activity 1: Where am I?
In this video, students will be shown a map of a town. Speakers will describe where they and others are, using estar and prepositions of location, so that students can practice understanding the vocabulary.
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