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

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6.3 Actividad

For the following activity, you work as a receptionist in a gym. Somebody who has arranged to meet some friends there asks you whether you know where they are. Some of them have left you a note of where they are but some haven't.

Actividad 6.3

Part 1

Answer the following questions, using the information on the notes people have left you.

Responda a las preguntas.

  • (a) ¿Sabes dónde está Mónica?

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Sí, está en el bar.

  • (b) ¿Sabes dónde está Juan?

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No, no sé.

  • (c) ¿Sabes dónde está Ignacio?

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Sí, está en la sauna.

  • (d) ¿Sabes dónde está Ramón?

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Sí, está en los vestuarios.

  • (e)  ¿Sabes dónde está la monitora?

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No, no sé.

Part 2

You join a new sports centre and you want to know where things are. Listen to the audio and answer, following the prompts.

Escuche y responda.

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Vocabulario
al lado denext to
delante dein front of
detrás debehind
entrebetween
enin, on, at
Español de bolsillo
¿Dónde está la monitora?Where is the instructor?
No sé.I don't know.
¿Está en el gimnasio?Is she in the gym?
¿Sabes dónde está el gimnasio?Do you know where the gym is?
Sí, está en el primer piso.Yes, it’s on the first floor.
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Part 3

Now record yourself on your blank tape asking different people where the following things are. Pay particular attention to the form of the verb, which will change according to whom you are addressing.

Grábese en su cinta.

  • Ejemplo

  • (tú) la piscina

  • ¿Sabes dónde está la piscina?

  • (a)  (usted) los vestuarios

  • (b)  (ustedes) el bar

  • (c)  (vosotros, -as) la sauna

  • (d)  (tú) el gimnasio

Answer

  • (a)  ¿Sabe dónde están los vestuarios?

  • (b)  ¿Saben dónde está el bar?

  • (c)  ¿Sabéis dónde está la sauna?

  • (d)  ¿Sabes dónde está el gimnasio?