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

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Beginners’ Spanish: Getting around

11 A guide to Spanish instructions

BusqueLook for
Cambie (al plural)Change (to the plural)
Complete (la tabla / el diálogo)Complete (the table / the dialogue)
Construya frasesMake sentences
Conteste las siguientes preguntasAnswer the following questions
Corrija las faltasCorrect the mistakes
Dé ejemplosGive examples
Elija una opciónChoose an option
Enlace las columnasMatch up the two columns
Escoja la opcion correctaChoose the correct option
Escriba (en inglés / en español)Write (in English / in Spanish)
Escuche (el extracto)Listen to (the extract)
Grábese en su cintaRecord yourself on your tape
Lea (el texto)Read (the text)
Marque con una cruzPut a cross (= tick)
Mire (el mapa)Look at (the map)
Ordene (las palabras)Put (the words) in order
ParticipeTake part
Ponga (las frases) en ordenPut (the sentences) in order
Rellene los espaciosFill (in) the gaps
Repita (otra vez)Repeat (again)
Responda aReply to, respond to, answer
Siga las instruccionesFollow the instructions
TacheCross out /Cross off
Traduzca (al inglés)Translate (into English)
¿Verdadero o falso?True or false?

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