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

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Beginners’ Spanish: Getting around

1.4 Actividad

Actividad 1.4

1 Look at the following pictures and write two sentences describing each building. Use the nouns and adjectives from the boxes below, and don't forget to put the appropriate endings! You can either use the construction El edificio / El museo / La casa es… or Es un edificio / una casa / un museo…

Construya frases.


El museo es enorme. Es un edificio educativo.

2 To describe a building or a sight emphatically, an exclamation is used. (Note that, in Spanish, an upside-down exclamation mark also appears at the front of the phrase.)

Use some of the adjectives you have seen to make exclamations about el complejo de la Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.



  1. Here is a possible answer:

    • (a) Es un edificio enorme. Es una construcción moderna. El edificio es horrible.

    • (b) Es un museo espectacular. Es una construcción metálica. El museo es precioso.

    • (c) Es una construcción antigua. Es un edificio espectacular. Es una casa preciosa.

  2. Here is a possible answer:

    ¡Qué moderno! ¡Es horrible! ¡Es enorme!


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