Ch 17: Talking About Vacations in Spanish

About This Chapter

Let this chapter's lessons teach you the Spanish words and grammar you'll need to talk about your vacation. Use these online video lessons and quizzes to learn travel-related phrases in Spanish and gain practice in conversation.

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

Video Objective
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.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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