Esta semana, quiero que intentéis con trabajo un poco más difícil. Aquí hay una lista de varias actividades relacionadas con lo que hemos estudiado este año. Recordad que dentro de un mes (más o menos) estaremos en exámenes, así que usad bien este tiempo. (If you don’t understand that – Google Translate it).
So that sites don’t crash, don’t go to the same site as the person beside you. As always, leave a comment if a link is broken or an activity is particularly good or bad.
Test yourself on basic adjectives by matching them to their opposites.
Test yourselves on useful words for people by matching them to their opposites.
Useful but tricky: expressions with TENER.
A story to listen to and read to reinforce the difference between the preterite and the imperfect. Make sure to do the activities at the end of each section to really revise properly.
REVISING THE PRETERITE:
Regular verbs in the preterite are explained here in points 1-4. Point 5 is the Irregular verbs song!
- Video for -AR verbs (with audio – get headphones!) (he leaves out the vosotros form because he’s using South American Spanish.)
- Video for -ER verbs
- Video for -IR verbs
- Flashcards with regular verbs
- The irregular verbs song!
- Regular verbs in the preterite – explanation.
- Test yourself – see what you can remember
- Hangman with irregular verbs
- Hangman – regular and irregular verbs
- Who wants to be a millionaire? Warm up with this one.
- Who wants to be a millionaire?
PRESENT TENSE VERBS
Present tense verbs – testing variety of regular & irregular.
Test yourself: regular -AR, -ER, -IR verbs.
Listen to people describing themselves (v. good for the oral) – range of difficulty available.
People talking about where & what they study (this is aimed at university level, so be careful what you take from it – but it has some useful phrases.
GUSTAR, ENCANTAR ETC CON UN ENFOQUE ESPECIAL EN EL CINE
Matching the beginning and ends of sentences to practise gustar. (using subjects)
Think about the following film-related questions that are common in the oral exam:
¿Cuál es tu película preferida? (What’s your favourite film?)
¿Cuál es la última película que has visto? (easy to stumble into this one if you tell the examiner you always go to the cinema at the weekend! or that you were there last week!)
¿Has visto alguna película española? (Have you ever seen a Spanish film?