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Discussing City Life in Spanish - Chapter Summary
In these fun lessons, you'll review the important vocabulary words and expressions you'll need to know to accurately converse about city life in Spanish. Our professionally designed lessons are self-paced so you can go as quickly or as slowly as you need. As a test preparation exercise or to assess your knowledge, the multiple-choice quizzes cover all the topics introduced in the lessons. Once you complete this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Recognize the correct Spanish vocabulary words for city locations, neighborhoods and activities
- Use the Spanish verb hacer for time expressions
- Utilize se for unexpected events
- Talk about your trip to the city in Spanish
1. Spanish Vocabulary: City Buildings & Locations
City buildings like 'post office' and 'bank', and locations like 'airport', 'bus station', etc., are essential words we need in Spanish in order to mobilize through a city without difficulties. This lesson has important vocabulary and useful expressions for you to use.
2. Spanish Neighborhood Vocabulary: People, Places & Things
In this Spanish lesson, we talk about people in the neighborhood and their activities and routines in different places. Learn the essential vocabulary you need to talk about neighbors, workers, things and locations.
3. Spanish Vocabulary: Activities in the City
Planning a trip to South America or Spain? In this Spanish lesson, we'll look at the main vocabulary related to activities you can do in the city. Learn the essentials to talk about your plans.
4. Time Expressions in Spanish with Hacer
This Spanish lesson explores the use of 'hacer' to make statements about a time when an action occurs and to ask questions about it. In this lesson, we'll explore each time expression with 'hacer' in a formula that you can easily memorize.
5. Using Se for Unexpected Events in Spanish
The preposition ''se'' is often placed in front of certain verbs for unexpected events. There are just a few verbs that can be used with ''se'', and this lesson tells us how to use those words and in what context.
6. What Happened Last Night? - Spanish Practice Activity
Improve your Spanish skills and learn how to tell stories about your city adventures. In this lesson, you will read a conversation and a short text and answer some questions to test your comprehension.
7. A Trip to the City: Spanish Practice Activity
Test your Spanish reading skills with this practice activity about the city. You will read a conversation between two friends about their trip to Madrid, in Spain. Check how much you understand about city buildings, locations and activities.
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- Discussing Daily Activities in Spanish
- Formal & Informal Spanish Imperatives
- Describing Future School Plans in Spanish
- Giving & Asking for Advice in Spanish
- Discussing Politics & Government in Spanish
- Discussing Work & Employment in Spanish
- Discussing Social Life & Relationships in Spanish
- Discussing Nature & the Environment in Spanish
- Visiting a Restaurant in Spanish
- Shopping & Negotiating Price in Spanish
- Clothing Vocabulary in Spanish
- Discussing Art & Culture in Spanish
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