Beginners’ Spanish: Getting around
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Beginners’ Spanish: Getting around

10.2 Test your grammar

Actividad 10.3

Part 1

Complete the following sentences using appropriate adjectives from the box. Make sure that the endings are correct too. More than one answer is possible in each case.

Complete las frases con la forma apropiada del adjetivo.

famoso • europeo • interesante • inacabado

  • (a)  La Sagrada Familia es una iglesia __________.

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  • (b)  Las salas de la Ciudad de las Ciencias y las Artes son muy __________.

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  • (c)  Los monumentos públicos normalmente son a personalidades __________.

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  • (d)  Chile es un país latinoamericano muy __________.

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Answer

Here is a possible answer:

  • (a)  La Sagrada Familia es una iglesia inacabada.

  • (b)  Las salas de la Ciudad de las Ciencias y las Artes son muy interesantes.

  • (c)  Los monumentos públicos normalmente son a personalidades famosas.

  • (d)  Chile es un país latinoamericano muy europeo.

Part 2

Give the adjectives their correct endings.

Complete el texto.

Dos edificios muy diferentes

El primero es un edificio alt___ . En la primer___ planta hay unas oficinas. En la segunda planta hay salas muy grand___ y ruidosas. También hay un bar, con unos sillones muy cómod___ y unos ventiladores de estilo colonial. Enfrente de este edificio, hay una casa antigua y muy bonit___.

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Answer

El primero es un edificio alto. En la primera planta hay unas oficinas. En la segunda planta hay salas muy grandes y ruidosas. También hay un bar, con unos sillones muy cómodos y unos ventiladores de estilo colonial. Enfrente de este edificio, hay una casa antigua y muy bonita.

Part 3

Change the verbs in the following sentences to correspond with the forms in brackets.

Transforme las frases.

  • (a)  (nosotros) Voy a la oficina.

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Vamos a la oficina.

  • (b)  (vosotros) Vas al cine.

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Vais al cine.

  • (c)  (ellos) Va al supermercado.

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Van al supermercado.

  • (d)  (yo) Sabemos dónde está Marta.

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dónde está Marta.

  • (e)  (tú) ¿Sabéis dónde está la monitora?

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Answer

¿Sabes dónde está la monitora?

Part 4

Write sentences with estar based on the following information.

Construya frases.

  • Ejemplo

  • María / Sevilla

  • María está en Sevilla.

  • (a)  La Alhambra / Granada

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Answer

La Alhambra está en Granada.

  • (b)  Las ruinas aztecas / México

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Las ruinas aztecas están en México.

  • (c)  El barrio Carrasco y la Plaza Zabala / Montevideo

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El barrio Carrasco y la Plaza Zabala están en Montevideo.

  • (d)  Nosotros / Cuba

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(Nosotros) estamos en Cuba.

  • (e)  Patricio y la familia de Isabel / Valencia

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Patricio y la familia de Isabel están en Valencia.

Revision tip

Make sure to review all the grammar you have studied so far. Go back to the ‘Overview’, look at the column ‘Language points’ and tick the grammar points that you feel confident handling. If you feel you need more practice with any of them, go to the relevant exercises and try doing them again.
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