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Ch 24: Reading Terms in Spanish

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Watch online video lessons to learn about reading vocabulary and the present subjunctive form of irregular verbs. Each lesson is accompanied by a short multiple-choice quiz you can use to check your understanding of these Spanish language topics.

Reading Terms in Spanish - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

If you've mistaken the verb 'leer' for a dirty look, then these lessons are for you. In Spanish it means 'to read' and can be combined with several of the other nouns, phrases and preterite verb forms covered in this chapter to talk about literature. Let our instructor show you how to use this vocabulary over the course of a few short video lessons on the following topics:

  • Spanish terms used to discuss reading
  • The uses of present subjunctive verb forms
  • Present subjunctive conjugations of irregular verbs

Video Objectives
Spanish Vocabulary: Terms About Reading & Book Genres Memorize a set of vocabulary terms useful for talking about reading, including libro, escritor, carta, periódico, revista, ciencia ficcion, aventuras, mito and verso.
Conjugating Irregular Spanish Verbs in the Present Subjunctive Learn how to conjugate irregular verbs, such as dar, estar, ir, saber and ser, in the present subjunctive.
Using the Present Subjunctive in Spanish to Express Desire & Uncertainty Explore the uses of the present subjunctive to express doubt, uncertainty, desire and influence or discuss actions not yet completed.
Practice Activity: Listen to a Conversation with a Library in Spanish Listen to a conversation in which library patrons describe what they want to read. They also discuss which types of literature they hope their family members or students will pick up.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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