Ch 8: Discussing Social Life & Relationships in Spanish

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Learn more about discussing relationships and social life in Spanish with this engaging chapter. You can access our flexible text and video lessons at any time to prepare for a test or get caught up in class.

Discussing Social Life & Relationships in Spanish - Chapter Summary

These helpful text and video lessons show you how to correctly speak in Spanish about relationships and social life. For video lessons, you can quickly skip ahead or go back to specific sections of the lesson using the video tabs feature. It's easy to test your understanding before you move on to another lesson or chapter by taking the multiple-choice quizzes. If you need help, feel free to contact our expert instructors. Once this chapter is complete, you should be able to:

  • Understand common Spanish words for social life, acquaintances and friends
  • Use the past perfect subjective tense
  • Utilize correct Spanish grammar when using subjunctive tenses
  • Practice your Spanish subjunctive tenses by having social conversations
  • Discuss the traditions of Mexican holidays

6 Lessons in Chapter 8: Discussing Social Life & Relationships in Spanish
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Spanish Vocabulary: Using Social Life Terms

1. Spanish Vocabulary: Using Social Life Terms

In this lesson we will learn some important vocabulary that will be useful when talking about social events like parties, banquets, and a little gossip, too.

Spanish Vocabulary: Friends & Acquaintances

2. Spanish Vocabulary: Friends & Acquaintances

Having friends is an important part of life. The word for friend in Spanish is 'el/la amigo/a'. In this lesson, you'll learn vocabulary to help you talk about friends and acquaintances. You'll also see examples of how to use these words in daily conversation.

Mexican Holidays: Traditions & Celebrations

3. Mexican Holidays: Traditions & Celebrations

Mexico is a nation that knows how to celebrate its holidays. In this lesson, we'll explore some of the biggest holidays in Mexico and see how they are commemorated year after year.

Past Perfect Subjunctive Tense in Spanish

4. Past Perfect Subjunctive Tense in Spanish

In this lesson, we will learn how to conjugate and use the past perfect subjunctive, and we will use some vocabulary about social life to examine this important part of Spanish grammar.

Spanish Grammar: How to Use Subjunctive Tenses

5. Spanish Grammar: How to Use Subjunctive Tenses

In this lesson, we will learn how to know what subjunctive tense needs to be used according to when the actions occur. We will also practice some vocabulary about social life.

Practice Using Subjunctive Tenses in Social Conversations

6. Practice Using Subjunctive Tenses in Social Conversations

In this lesson, we will practice the subjunctive tense, especially past perfect subjunctive, by listening in on conversations. We will also practice vocabulary related to social events.

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