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Household Terms in Spanish - Chapter Summary
Knowing how to ask questions about a house and its contents is an important part of any language. Each lesson in this chapter will take you through part of a Spanish home. You will learn how to speak about the rooms of a house as well as all the items within them. Verbs important to speaking about houses will also be explained . Once you have watched the videos you can test what you have just learned with self-assessment quizzes. The Dashboard feature of your account makes it easy to study whenever you find the time without losing your place. With these lessons, you will explore:
- The different rooms in a Spanish house
- How to talk about the items in a house in Spanish
- Why Spanish nouns are gendered
- How to create plural nouns
- What the word hay is used for
- How to match articles and nouns in Spanish
- What indefinite articles are and how they are used
1. Spanish Vocabulary: Learning the Rooms in the House
The kitchen, bedroom, living room, dining room are just some of the rooms that make up our homes. In this lesson, we will tour a house, learning the vocabulary for the different rooms in Spanish.
2. Spanish Vocabulary for Household Items
'Hogar, dulce hogar.' This Spanish lesson will teach you how to talk about your 'home, sweet home,' show you some new vocabulary, and discuss how cognates and letter/word association can help you remember new words!
3. 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.
4. Making Nouns Plural in Spanish: Grammar Rules
One is great, but more is better! In this lesson, find out how to make Spanish nouns and their definite articles plural in this lesson on Spanish grammar rules. Plus, discover one weirdo rule that might catch you!
5. Hay: Saying How Much & How Many in Spanish
In this lesson, you'll discover why the Spanish 'hay' is so unique. It describes how much, how many, and even forms part of a popular expression you can add to your conversation repertoire.
6. Matching Articles and Nouns: Spanish Language Practice
Practice makes perfect...or at least better! Grab a pen and paper, and practice matching nouns with their definite article sidekicks - el, la, los, and las - in this video.
7. Indefinite Articles in Spanish: Un, Una, Unos, Unas
'A' dog? 'The' dog? Why are they called 'definite' and 'indefinite' articles, and why do they matter? Find out the answers to these questions when you add un, una, unos, and unas to your Spanish language vocabulary in this lesson.
8. Using Spanish Indefinite Articles: Practice Activity
Put on your thinking caps! Grab a pen and paper, and match nouns with their indefinite articles in a paragraph exercise. Then mix it up in a speaking activity that combines indefinite and definite articles in this Spanish lesson.
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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
- 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
- As a Child in Spanish
- Spanish Fables
- Required Assignments for Spanish 101
- Studying for Spanish 101