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Leisure Activities in Spanish - Chapter Summary
With this chapter of short, engaging lessons and easy to use quizzes, you can improve your skills in talking about leisure activities in Spanish. This chapter also includes lessons on how to communicate states of being like hunger and thirst, common exclamations, uses of the pronoun 'se' and related verb tenses and conjugations. The objective of these lessons and their assessments is to help you:
- Learn new vocabulary for activities people enjoy doing
- Develop and understanding of the conjugations of a few related irregular verbs
- Study reflexive verbs, their conjugations and their uses
- Improve your abilities using 'se' and the passive voice in Spanish
- Differentiate between the Spanish words 'por' and 'para'
- Improve your skills communicating conditions like hunger and thirst in Spanish
- Study the future tense and the use of 'ir + a + infinitive'
- Learn about other words, statements and grammatical structures used when discussing leisurely activities
1. Spanish Verbs for Activities and Hobbies
What are your hobbies? Do you like to play sports? Do you like to read? In this lesson, we will learn the vocabulary for some common activities and hobbies in Spanish.
2. Spanish Grammar: Irregular Verbs in the Present Tense
You often need to use the verbs 'to say,' 'to put,' 'to leave,' 'to bring,' and 'to give' in Spanish, but they are irregular. To use these verbs with ease, this lesson gives you their conjugation and teaches you how to use them in the present tense.
3. Spanish Reflexive Verbs: Uses & Conjugation
A lot goes into your daily routine: You wake up, take a shower, comb your hair, get dressed, etc. In Spanish, we use reflexive verbs to express many of these actions. In this lesson, we will look at reflexive verbs and their conjugations.
4. Using the Passive 'Se' in Spanish
The pronoun 'se' has a few uses in Spanish, including the use of the passive voice when the person doing an action is not identified in a sentence. Let's discover how to use this pronoun in other contexts.
5. The Concept of How in Spanish: Adding 'Que' to Adjectives & Nouns
How wonderful! What a surprise! Exclamations like these are important for expressing how you feel about things, people, and events around you. In this lesson, you will learn a number of exclamations in Spanish that begin with ¡Qué …!
6. Spanish Grammar: Por vs. Para
Por and para... For and for. But why are there two in Spanish? And do they both really mean 'for?' In this lesson, we'll look at the difference between por and para along with some of their hidden meanings.
7. Present Tense Conjugation of Tener and Venir in Spanish
Tener and venir are two examples of irregular verbs. Although they do not follow the regular rules for conjugation, they have their own unique pattern of conjugation. In this lesson we will look at the present tense conjugations of both tener and venir.
8. Spanish Expressions That Use Tener
If you are hungry or thirsty, tired or hot, frightened or in a hurry, it's often important to let others know about it. In this lesson, you will be learning how to express these states and conditions in Spanish.
9. Using ''Ir + a + Infinitive'' to Talk About the Near Future
The future is now. Add a new Spanish verb tense to your language repertoire with the 'near future' tense. Learn how to talk about what you're 'going to do' in this lesson.
10. Spanish Grammar: Regular Future Tense
This lesson provides a basic introduction and practice with the future tense. While the tense functions very similarly in Spanish and English, there are some important and unique features that we will consider.
11. Spanish Grammar: Irregular Future Tense
This lesson introduces students to the verbs that are irregular in the future tense. There will also be some listening and speaking practice included in the lesson.
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