Instructional Resources: Writing Task Questions – Spanish I

Instructional Resources: Writing Task Questions - Spanish I

Instructional Resources: Writing Task Questions – Spanish I

Module 1
Demonstrate greetings, introductions, and apply basic linguistic and phonetic structures of the Spanish language.
1. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

Hello, my name is (i am called) Michael.
[1], [2] [3] [4] Miguel.

Drop-down list of answers:
llamo, yo, Hola, me

2. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

Hello, I am from San José.
[1], [2] [3] [4] San Jose.

Drop-down list of answers:
soy, Hola, de, yo

3. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

Where are you from? (formal)
¿ [1] dónde [2] [3] ?

4. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

What is your name? (formal)
(What are you called?)

¿Cómo [1] [2] [3]?

5. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

I am from New York.
[1] [2] [3] [4].

Drop-down list of answers:
de, Nueva York, Yo, soy

6. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

There is a book in the backpack.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6].

Drop-down list of answers:
libro, mochila, un, la, Hay, en

7. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

There are five tables in the room.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6].

Drop-down list of answers:
cinco, el, mesas, en, cuarto, hay

8. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

I don’t understand.
[1] [2] [3].

9. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

Please.
[1] [2].

10. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

Good afternoon.
[1] [2].

Module 2
Ask, and respond to, basic questions about physical descriptions, personality traits, and family members.
1. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

I am from the United States.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6].

Drop-down list of answers:
los, Estados, Yo, Unidos, soy, de

2. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

I am honest, hard-working, intelligent, and funny!
(masculine forms please…)

¡ [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] y [6] !

Drop-down list of answers:
trabajador, honesto, cómico, Yo, inteligente, soy

3. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(Remember the lessons on noun/adjective order!)

He is a young and intelligent chef from New York.
Él [1] un chef [2] e [3] [4] Nueva York.

4. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

I am an “American” from the United States.
[1] [2] un [3] [4] los [5] [6].

5. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(Remember the lessons on noun/adjective order!)

She is the new waitress here.
[1] [2] la [3] [4] aquí.

6. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

My brothers are tall and strong but silly.
Mis [1] [2] [3] y [4] pero [5].

Drop-down list of answers:
altos, fuertes, son, hermanos, tontos

7. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

My brothers and sisters are tall and blond but also intelligent.
Mis [1] y [2] [3] [4] y [5] pero también [6].

Drop-down list of answers:
son, rubios, hermanas, inteligentes, hermanos, altos

8. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

They are cousins, loving and patient.
[1] [2] [3], [4] y [5].

Drop-down list of answers:
primos, amables, son, pacientes, Ellos

9. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(Remember the lessons on the verb SER!)

My mother and father are from Germany.
Mi [1] y [2] [3] [4] Alemania.

10. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(Remember the lessons on noun/adjective order!)

My grandmother is generous, sociable, and kind.
Mi [1] [2] [3] [4], y [5].

Module 3
Engage numbers 0-1000, possessives, and will begin to utilize the verb TENER with the possession of objects and identifying age.
1. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

I am twenty years old.
[1] [2] [3] [4].

Drop-down list of answers:
tengo, años, Yo, veinte

2. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

I have fifty plates in the kitchen.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7].

Drop-down list of answers:
cincuenta, en, la, Yo, cocina, tengo, platos

3. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

They have forty apples, and we have ninety oranges.
[1] [2] [3] [4], [5] [6] [7] [8] [9].

Drop-down list of answers:
cuarenta, y, manzanas, nosotros, Ellos, noventa, tienen, naranjas, tenemos

4. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

We do not have fifty seats in the dining room.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8].

Drop-down list of answers:
tenemos, sillas, el, no, comedor, Nosotros, cincuenta, en

5. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

The chef is forty five years old, and I am thirty years old.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5], [6] [7] [8] [9] años.

Drop-down list of answers:
tiene, años, y, El, tengo, chef, yo, treinta, cuarenta y cinco

6. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(Remember the lessons on the verb TENER!)

He is forty years old.
El [1] [2] años.

7. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(Remember the lessons on the verb TENER and Personal Pronouns!)

Do you have fifty apples? (formal)
¿ [1] [2] [3] manzanas?

8. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(Don’t forget the articles to the nouns!)

She has a brother and a sister.
[1] [2] [3] [4] y [5] [6].

9. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(Remember the lessons on the verb TENER and Personal Pronouns!)

Are you hungry? (formal)
¿ [1] [2] [3] ?

10. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

Five hundred sixty-seven.
[1] [2] y [3].

Module 4
Utilize the verb ESTAR with locations, the verb IR+A, and places in the city.
1. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(Don’t forget definite/indefinite articles!)

I am going to the store.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5].

2. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(Don’t forget definite/indefinite articles!)

We are going to the university.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5].

3. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(Don’t forget definite/indefinite articles!)

She is going to the market.
[1] [2] [3] [4].

4. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

I am going to the pharmacy.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5].

Drop-down list of answers:
a, Yo, la, voy, farmacia

5. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

They are going to a party.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5].

Drop-down list of answers:
a, una, van, fiesta, Ellos

6. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

Where is the bathroom?
¿ [1] [2] [3] [4] ?

Drop-down list of answers:
está, baño, Dónde, el

7. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

The hospital is next to the school.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6].

Drop-down list of answers:
está, la, El, escuela, hospital, a lado de

8. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

They are going to the park.
[1] [2] [3] [4].

9. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

We are going to the airport.
[1] [2] [3] [4].

10. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

The post office is close to the bank.
[1] [2] está cerca del [3].

Module 5
Indicate time periods utilizing days, months, seasons, and telling the time.
1. Answer the question IN SPANISH by typing in an appropriate answer in the blank below.
(Hint: Definite article too…)

“Which season of the year is known for cold winds and snow?”

2. Complete the following chain of words by filling in the blank with the correct word, IN SPANISH.

lunes, _____, miércoles …

3. Complete the following chain of words by filling in the blank with the correct word, IN SPANISH.

junio, _____, agosto …

4. Complete the following chain of words by filling in the blank with the correct word, IN SPANISH.

viernes, sábado, _____ …

5. Complete the following chain of words by filling in the blank with the correct word, IN SPANISH.

enero, febrero, _____ …

6. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

We are going to the store on Monday at ten in the morning.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] el [6] [7] [8] [9].

Drop-down list of answers:
tienda, a las, vamos, diez, de la mañana, Nosotros, la, lunes, a

7. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

I’m going to the cinema on Friday at nine at night.
[1] [2] [3] el [4] [5] [6] [7].

Drop-down list of answers:
al cinema, viernes, nueve, Yo, a las, de la noche, voy

8. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

School starts at seven in the morning on Monday.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] el [6].

Drop-down list of answers:
a las, de la mañana, lunes, La escuela, siete, empieza

9. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

They are going to the library tonight.
[1] [2] [3] [4].

Drop-down list of answers:
van a, esta noche, Ellos, la biblioteca

10. Match the following words in English with their Spanish equivalents.

A. Lunes / Monday

B. Enero / January

C. Junio / June

D. Viernes / Friday

E. Jueves / Thursday

F. Miércoles / Wednesday

G. Julio / July

H. Sábado / Saturday

Module 6
Ask questions using interrogatives, and indicate actions using present-indicative [-AR], [-ER], and [-IR] verbs.
1. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, in SPANISH, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Yo [hablar] español.
I speak Spanish.

2. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, in SPANISH, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Nosotros [cocinar] la cena.
We cook the dinner.

3. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, in SPANISH, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Ellos [vivir] en la ciudad.
They live in the city.

4. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, in SPANISH, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Ella no [comer] las verduras…
She does not eat vegetables.

5. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, in SPANISH, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Ellos [comprar] las frutas en el mercado.
They buy the fruits at the market.

6. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

I swim at the beach on Saturdays.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6].

Drop-down list of answers:
en, la playa, los, Yo, sábados, nado

7. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

She walks in the park every morning.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6].

Drop-down list of answers:
en, el parque, Ella, mañana, camina, cada

8. Match the following words in English with their Spanish equivalents.

The Verb HABLAR (Regular [-AR] Verb)

A. yo / hablo

B. tú / hablas

C. él / ella / usted – habla

D. nosotros / hablamos

E. vosotros / habláis

F. ellos / ellas / ustedes – hablan

9. Match the following words in English with their Spanish equivalents.

The Verb COMER (Regular [-ER] Verb)

A. yo / como

B. tú / comes

C. él / ella / usted – come

D. nosotros / comemos

E. vosotros / coméis

F. ellos / ellas / ustedes – comen

10. Match the following words in English with their Spanish equivalents.

The Verb VIVIR (Regular [-IR] Verb)

A. yo / vivo

B. tú / vives

C. él / ella / usted – vive

D. nosotros / vivimos

E. vosotros / vivís

F. ellos / ellas / ustedes – viven