Ch 12: Writing & Composition in Spanish

About This Chapter

Improve your Spanish writing skills with this useful online chapter. These short and simple lessons are designed to improve your Spanish composition knowledge for upcoming exams, essays, class assignments, homework or everyday use.

Writing & Composition in Spanish - Chapter Summary

Check out these bite-sized Spanish lessons to review important writing and composition concepts. After studying basic grammar, spelling and punctuation rules, you'll learn how to utilize proper verb tenses, connective words and language in your Spanish writing. Our instructors also show you how to craft quality essays in Spanish. The chapter comes with self-assessment quizzes to help you check your understanding of these composition topics, and you can submit questions to our instructors if you need any extra help. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Utilize accent and punctuation marks correctly
  • Explain Spanish capitalization rules
  • Recognize Spanish verb tenses
  • Apply varied, accurate and appropriate language, grammar and syntax in Spanish writing
  • Use Spanish connective words
  • Craft thesis statements, paragraphs and essays in Spanish

8 Lessons in Chapter 12: Writing & Composition in Spanish
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Accents in Spanish: Marks & Rules

1. Accents in Spanish: Marks & Rules

If you are confused about when to put accents on Spanish words, this lesson clarifies the rules for you. Also, you learn about some misconceptions about specific marks that are part of the Spanish language.

Spanish Capitalization Rules

2. Spanish Capitalization Rules

The use of capital letters varies from language to language, and Spanish is no exception. This lesson gives you an overview of these rules, so your writing will be impeccable.

Spanish Punctuation: Marks & Rules

3. Spanish Punctuation: Marks & Rules

Using punctuation can tell the reader many things, such as when to pause or stop. This lesson looks at different punctuation marks and how they are used in Spanish.

Tenses in Spanish

4. Tenses in Spanish

When listening to news or telling a story, we can tell when the action happens by listening to the tense of the verb. In this lesson, you'll learn what the verb tenses are in Spanish and when to use each one.

Connective Words in Spanish

5. Connective Words in Spanish

Do you need to complete a writing task in Spanish, but find yourself lost looking for the right connective words? Would you like to enrich your writing? In this lesson you will learn about connective words and how to use them adequately.

Composing a Thesis Statement in Spanish

6. Composing a Thesis Statement in Spanish

Are you ready to write a strong and solid thesis statement in Spanish? So you can do this easily, this lesson guides you in a systematic way and gives you some powerful vocabulary you can use in your statement.

Composing a Paragraph in Spanish

7. Composing a Paragraph in Spanish

Do you need to write a paragraph in Spanish and you don't know where to start? This lesson gives you an easy guide to follow to compose a basic paragraph in Spanish. We focus on appropriate verb conjugation.

Composing an Essay in Spanish: Strategies & Organization

8. Composing an Essay in Spanish: Strategies & Organization

If you need to write an essay in Spanish but do not know where to begin, you can use this lesson as a basic guide. Here, you'll find the components of an essay and the steps you should apply to write it.

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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