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TV, Movies & Media in Spanish - Chapter Summary
This chapter's focus is to help you discuss TV, movies and the media using Spanish vocabulary and verbs. You can expand your Spanish vocabulary and practice conjugating several verbs in the preterite tense. Following each lesson is a short quiz to help you retain the information you've studied. Our expert Spanish instructors are available to answer our questions, and you can access the chapter online at any time. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Translate movie and television-related Spanish vocabulary
- Use 'acabar de' correctly
- Conjugate 'ser,' 'estar,' 'saber,' and 'conocer' in the preterite tense
1. Spanish Vocabulary for Watching Movies & Television
Have you seen any good movies lately? Did they have well-known actors? Interesting screenplays? A lot of special effects? In this lesson, you'll be learning the vocabulary you need to talk about the latest movies in Spanish.
2. Spanish Grammar: Acabar de
'Good for you! You just started another Spanish lesson!' In English, if you want to indicate that something happened a minute or two ago, you usually use the adverb 'just.' In this lesson, you will learn how to express this idea in Spanish.
3. Preterite Tense Conjugations of Ser & Estar
How do you say 'to be' in Spanish? Of course, there are two answers: ser and estar. In this lesson, you'll be learning the preterite tense conjugations of these two verbs so that you'll be able to talk about how things were in the past.
4. Spanish Verbs Saber and Conocer: Preterite Tense
In this lesson, you will learn when to use conocer and saber since both mean 'to know' in English. You will also learn how to conjugate these verbs in the preterite tense.
5. Spanish Practice Activities: Movies and TV Shows
After studying all the vocabulary related to movies and TV shows in this chapter, you probably feel like watching a movie. To help you pick out a good one, you will be listening to and/or reading a couple of Spanish movie reviews in this lesson.
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