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

7.4 Actividad

Actividad 7.4a

You are now in a new city and want to find out about different things. Listen to the audio clip and do the exercise.

Escuche y pregunte.

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Transcript: In a new city

Raquel:
Pista 50
William:
You are in a new city, ask where you can find these things.
Raquel:
Escuche y pregunte
Raquel:
Ejemplo:
Raquel:
Banco
Cristine:
¿Hay un banco por aquí?
Raquel:
Ahora Ud...
Raquel:
a)
Raquel:
cibercafe

<pause>

Cristine:
¿Hay un cibercafé?
Raquel:
b)
Prompt:
biblioteca

<pause>

Cristine:
¿Hay una biblioteca por aquí?
Raquel:
c)
Prompt:
estación de metro

<pause>

Fernando:
¿Hay una estación de metro por aquí?
Raquel:
d)
Prompt:
oficina de correos

<pause>

Cristine:
¿Hay una oficina de correos por aquí?
Raquel:
e)
Cristine:
Estanco

<pause>

Cristine:
¿Hay un estanco por aquí?
Raquel:
f)
Prompt:
cabina de teléfonos

<pause>

Fernando:
¿Hay una cabina de telefonos por aqui?
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In a new city
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Actividad 7.4b

Again, you are in Calle Fontanella, in front of the Telefónica building. Several people come up to you for directions. Look at the map of Barcelona and answer them.

Observe y responda.

  • Ejemplo

  • ¿Para ir a la Biblioteca de Catalunya?

  • Siga todo recto. Gire a la izquierda por las Ramblas y tome la cuarta calle a la derecha. Vaya todo recto y está a la izquierda.

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  • (a)  ¿Para ir al Corte Inglés?

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  • (b)  ¿Para ir al Palacio de la Música Catalana?

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  • (c)  ¿Para ir al Ayuntamiento?

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  • (d)  ¿Para ir a la Universidad de Barcelona?

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  • (e)  ¿Para ir a la oficina de turismo?

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  • (f)  ¿Para ir al hotel El Jardí?

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Answer

Here are some possible routes:

  • (a)  Está aquí, a la derecha.

  • (b)  Gire a la derecha y tome la primera calle a la derecha, siga todo recto y el Palacio de la Música está a la izquierda.

  • (c)  Tome la primera a la izquierda, siga todo recto hasta el final de la calle, y está allí.

  • (d)  Tome la primera a la derecha y siga recto. Tome la segunda calle a la izquierda, la Gran Vía de les Corts Catalanes. Siga todo recto y la Universidad está allí, a la derecha.

  • (e)  Siga todo recto y está a la izquierda.

  • (f)  Vaya a las Ramblas, siga todo recto, tome la tercera calle a la izquierda, siga todo recto y el hotel está allí, a la derecha.

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