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Vacations - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
These lessons cover the words and grammar required to talk about travel, transportation and vacation activities. The instructor will guide you through this chapter, which includes lessons on the vocabulary words needed to discuss travel, including the words for sights such as mountains and oceans. Other lessons cover conjugating the verb 'ir' in preterite tense and using comparative and superlative terms. A practice lesson allows you to read and listen to people describing, in Spanish, their best and worst vacation experiences. After reviewing these lessons on vacations, you should be familiar with the following:
- Spanish words for travel-related terms, such as museum and amusement park
- Conjugating the verb 'ir' in preterite tense
- How to use comparative and superlative terms in Spanish
|Spanish Vocabulary: Travel-Related Terms||Discover words used to describe places visited on a vacation, modes of transportation and vacation activities.|
|Conjugating 'Ir' in the Preterite Tense in Spanish||Learn to conjugate the irregular verb 'ir' in the preterite tense.|
|Using Comparative and Superlative Terms in Spanish||Explore using superlative and comparative terms.|
|Spanish Practice Activity: Read and Listen to Vacation Conversations||Study vocabulary words and grammar by listening to people describe, in Spanish, their best and worst vacations.|
1. Spanish Vocabulary: Travel-Related Terms
In this video students will learn vocabulary related to travel and sightseeing. The video is broken up into sections about modes of transportation, traveling in nature, and sights to see and things to do on vacation.
2. Conjugating IR in the Preterite Tense in Spanish
In this lesson, you will learn how to talk about the places you went or about some activities, like going shopping, in the past using the verb ir (to go) in the preterite. Also, you will be able to see how this verb has the same conjugation, in all its forms, as the verb ser (to be).
3. Using Comparative & Superlative Terms in Spanish
In this lesson, we'll learn about using comparatives and superlatives to provide descriptions about the level of quality of a person or thing. We'll also learn to use certain words and expressions that help us compare characteristics.
4. Spanish Practice Activity: Read & Listen to Vacation Conversations
In this lesson, we will practice, read & listen to vacation conversations to practice comparatives and superlatives, the preterite of the verb ir (to go) in Spanish and some vocabulary of vacations.
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