Ch 12: Pastimes in Spanish

About This Chapter

Use this convenient Spanish chapter to learn how to talk about pastimes and sports in Spanish. You can study these lessons and quizzes to improve your Spanish vocabulary, prepare for an exam, finish a homework assignment or get ahead in class.

Pastimes in Spanish - Chapter Summary

This collection of bite-sized video lessons introduces you to useful Spanish vocabulary terms that help you describe the things you do for fun. You'll also study the verb 'ir' and learn how to use it to talk about the near future. The chapter also helps you strengthen you reading and listening skills through practice activities and self-assessment quizzes. Our expert Spanish instructors are available to answer your questions, and you can study these lessons whenever you have free time. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Translate Spanish words related to fun pastimes and sports
  • Conjugate 'ir' in the present tense
  • Talk about events in the near future by using 'ir' + a + infinitive
  • Recognize stem-changing verbs, including O - UE, E - IE and E - I
  • Comprehend Spanish pastime vocabulary by reading and listening

8 Lessons in Chapter 12: Pastimes in Spanish
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Spanish Vocabulary for Fun Pastimes

1. Spanish Vocabulary for Fun Pastimes

Hobbies, pastimes, fun things to do… Learn how to talk about your favorite ways to pass the time in this vocabulary lesson. Learn Spanish words for 'beach,' 'movies,' 'surfing the net,' and more.

Spanish Verb IR: Present Tense Conjugations

2. Spanish Verb IR: Present Tense Conjugations

Go! How often do we use the word 'go' in English? A lot! Spanish is the same way. Learn how to talk about where you're going in this lesson on the Spanish verb 'ir'.

Using ''Ir + a + Infinitive'' to Talk About the Near Future

3. 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.

Spanish Sports Vocabulary

4. Spanish Sports Vocabulary

Take me out to the ball game! Learn how to talk about some of your favorite sports in this vocabulary lesson that includes the words for baseball, basketball, boxing and more.

Stem Change Verbs in Spanish: O - UE

5. Stem Change Verbs in Spanish: O - UE

In this lesson, we will talk about stem change in Spanish and how it works when conjugating certain verbs. We will focus on the o > ue stem change in the present tense. We will also practice vocabulary related to describing the house.

Stem Change Verbs in Spanish: E - IE / E - I

6. Stem Change Verbs in Spanish: E - IE / E - I

In this lesson, we will talk about stem change in Spanish and how it works when conjugating certain verbs. We will focus on the e > ie and e > i stem changes in the present tense. We will also practice vocabulary related to describing a house.

Spanish Practice Activity: Reading About Pastimes

7. Spanish Practice Activity: Reading About Pastimes

Listening, writing, speaking, and... reading! Test your Spanish reading skills in this practice activity on pastimes. Read about what people do in their free time and see how much you understand.

Spanish Practice Activity: Listening about Pastimes

8. Spanish Practice Activity: Listening about Pastimes

Listen to people talking about their plans for the weekend using the near future with pastime and sports vocabulary. Test your Spanish ear in this lesson.

Chapter Practice Exam
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