Instructional Resources: Writing Task Questions – Spanish III

Instructional Resources: Writing Task Questions - Spanish I

Instructional Resources: Writing Task Questions – Spanish III

Module 1
Engage with travel and navigation terms, currency exchanges, and locations with prepositions of place
1. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

My flight leaves the airport at nine o’clock at night.
Mi [1] sale del [2] a las [3] de la [4].

Drop-down List of Answers
aeropuerto, nueve, vuelo, noche

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

What time does the train arrive at the station?
¿ A [1] [2] [3] en [4] [5] ?

Drop-down List of Answers
viene, la, estación, qué hora, el tren

3. Translate the blank left in the following sentence.

To get to the theater, you’ll go two blocks north.
Para ir al teatro, vaya dos _______ al norte.

4. Translate the blank left in the following sentence.

The hotel is in front of the airport.
El hotel está ________ del aeropuerto.

5. Translate the blank left in the following sentence.

The restaurant is in between the post office and the parking lot.
El restaurante está _______ el correo y el estacionamiento.

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

A. la derecha / right
B. la izquierda / left
C. cerca / near
D. lejos / far
E. fuera / outside
F. dentro / inside
G. arriba / above
H. al lado / beside

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

A. la casa de cambio / exchange office
B. cambiar / to change
C. los billetes / bills
D. las monedas / coins
E. los dólares / dollars
F. el pasaporte / passport
G. USD / U.S. Dollars
H. EUR / the euro

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

Where can I find the taxis please?
¿ [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] ?

Drop-down List of Answers
encontrar, por favor, los, Dónde, taxis, puedo

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

How much is a ticket to Madrid, first class please?
¿ [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] ?

Drop-down List of Answers
un, a, primera, clase, Cuánto, boleto, cuesta, por favor, Madrid

10. Translate the blank left in the following sentence.

All of the flights are canceled.
Todos los vuelos son __________.

Module 2
Describe life at school, engage direct and indirect object pronouns, and differentiate the verbs SABER and CONOCER.
1. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

Have you met the Chilean ambassador?
¿[1] [2] usted el [3] [4]?

Drop-down List of Answers
ha, conocido, embajador, chileno

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

Are you familiar with Madrid? Do you know where to go?
¿[1] usted [2]? ¿[3] usted [4] [5] [6]?

Drop-down List of Answers
conoce, Madrid, sabe, a, dónde, ir

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

I know how to speak Spanish well. Do you know how to Speak English?
[1] [2] [3] [4] bien. ¿[5] usted [6] [7]?

Drop-down List of Answers
yo, sé, hablar, español, sabe, hablar, inglés

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

Business is very popular in the United States.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
son, populares, los Estados, en, Los, muy, negocios, Unidos

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

I’m going to study in the library.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7].

Drop-down List of Answers
a, en, estudiar, biblioteca, la, voy, Yo

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

A. la agricultura / agriculture
B. el arte / art
C. las ciencias sociales / social sciences
D. el culinario / culinary arts
E. la educación / education
F. las humanidades / humanities
G. la informática / information technology
H. la ingeniería / engineering

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

A. la asignatura / subject
B. la biblioteca / library
C. el certificado / certificate
D. el curso / course
E. el examen / exam
F. el gimnasio / gymnasium
G. la licenciatura / degree
H. el maestro / teacher

8. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

My notebook has my notes.
Mi ________ tiene mis apuntes.

9. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

The printer is out of ink!
¡ La _________ le falta tinta !

10. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

That’s my red Swingline stapler …
Es mi _________ roja Swingline …

Module 3
Discuss global politics and finance utilizing grammatical urgency.
1. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

We have to work to support the local economy.
Nosotros [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] la [6] [7].

Drop-down List of Answers
trabajar, apoyar, tenemos, economía, que, local, para

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

We should be more responsible with our natural resources.
Nosotros [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
más, con, nuestros, naturales, recursos, debemos, responsables, ser

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

She has to balance the budget before the meeting tomorrow.
[1] [2] [3] [4] el [5] [6] de la [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
que, presupuesto, reunión, mañana, antes, Ella, balancear, tiene

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

A. el banquero / banker
B. el cambio / change
C. el cheque / check
D. la cuenta / account
E. el interés / interest
F. el pago / payment
G. el préstamo / loan
H. el presupuesto / budget

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

A. mayor / el alcalde
B. el ciudadano / citizen
C. la democracia / democracy
D. el derecho / right
E. la justicia / justice
F. la libertad / liberty
G. la política / politics
H. el representante / representative

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

A. el agua / water
B. la basura / trash
C. el carbono / carbon
D. la contaminación / pollution
E. el medio ambiente / environment
F. la tierra / earth/soil
G. los recursos naturales / natural resources
H. preservar / preserve

7. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

The earth can be clean.
La _____ puede ser límpia.

8. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

We are going to take out the trash.
Vamos a sacar la ______.

9. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(HINT: This one is two words in one blank.)

My cousin is from the United States.
Mi primo es de los _____________.

10. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

I believe in liberty.
Yo creo en la ________.

Module 4
Discuss hobbies and pastimes utilizing the future tense and the conditional mood.
1. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

Soccer is my favorite sport. I go to every game.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]. Yo [6] a [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
deporte, voy, cada, mi, partido, Fútbol, favorito, es

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

Baseball is very popular in Cuba. Many pitchers come from Havana.
[1] [2] [3] [4] en [5]. [6] [7] [8] de Havana.

Drop-down List of Answers
muy, Cuba, Muchos, es, vienen, lanzadores, Béisbol, popular

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

When we go camping, my favorite part is the campfire.
[1] [2] a [3], [4] [5] [6] es la [7].

Drop-down List of Answers
acampar, parte, hoguera, vamos, favorito, Cuando, mi

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

I will play professional basketball in the United States one day.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10].

Drop-down List of Answers
basquetból, los, Estados, un, día, Yo, Unidos, profesional, jugaré, en

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

This weekend I will fish, I will read, and I will relax.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6], [7], [8] [9].

Drop-down List of Answers
de, yo, leeré, y, relajaré, Este, semana, fin, pescaré

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

A. acampar / camping
B. caminar / walk
C. escribir / write
D. hacer / to do/make
E. la piscina / pool
F. playa / beach
G. leer / to read
H. tejer / to knit – sew

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

A. el aficionado / fan
B. el árbitro / referee
C. el campo / field
D. la copa mundial / the world cup
E. la defensa / defense
F. el equipo / team
G. el partido / match
H. la pelota / ball

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

A. la base / base
B. el campo / field
C. la carrera / run – score
D. el casco / helmet
E. ganar / to win
F. perder to lose
G. el guante / glove – mitt
H. el lanzador / pitcher

9. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

I’m going to the beach.
Yo voy a la _____.

10. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.
(HINT: Two words for one blank.)

I like lifting weights.
Me gusta ____________.

Module 5
Engage in global holidays and celebrations, and utilize the imperfect past tense in storytelling.
1. Match the following words in Spanish with their English equivalents.

A. el año nuevo / new year
B. la boda / wedding
C. el cumpleaños / birthday
D. el día de las brujas / halloween
E. la graduación / graduation
F. la navidad / christmas
G. la pascua / easter
H. la semana santa / holy week

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

A. el cumpleaños / birthday
B. el regalo / gift
C. la tarjeta / card
D. el pastel / cake
E. la fiesta / party
F. el juego / game
G. el helado / ice cream
H. el globo / balloon

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

A. la boda / wedding
B. la novia / bride
C. el novio / groom
D. la dama de honor / bridesmaid
E. el anillo / ring
F. las flores / flowers
G. la invitación / invitation
H. la iglesia / church

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

When I was a child, i loved birthdays.
[1] [2] [3] [4], [5] [6] [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
yo, me, los, cumpleaños, Cuando, niño, encantaba, era

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

The best man is the groom’s stepbrother.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7].

Drop-down List of Answers
de, el hermanastro, del, El padrino, es, novio, boda

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

There is a lot of food at the reception. Let’s eat!
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]. ¡ [7] [8] [9] !

Drop-down List of Answers
en, recepción, a, mucha, comer, Vamos, Hay, la, comida

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

Where did you live when you were a child?
¿[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]?

Drop-down List of Answers
tú, niño, vivías, eras, Dónde, cuando

8. Conjugate the verb in the appropriate form given.

I was going to…
Yo ___.

9. Conjugate the verb in the appropriate form given.

They were speaking…

Ellos ___________.

10. Conjugate the verb in the appropriate form given.

I used to walk…

Yo _________.

Module 6
Engage the preterite and imperfect past tenses together, and the verb HACER with time frames.
1. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

I used to walk in the park every day.
[1] [2] en el [3] [4] [5].

Drop-down List of Answers
parque, cada, Yo, día, caminaba

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

When I was five years old I played outside.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] yo [6] [7].

Drop-down List of Answers
tenía, yo, años, jugaba, Cuando, afuera, cinco

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

I ate rice and beans every day.
[1] [2] [3] y [4] [5] [6].

Drop-down List of Answers
arroz, cada, comía, día, Yo, frijoles

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

He was very tired when the sun came up.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
mucho, cuando, el, salía, Él, sol, tenía, sueño

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

Three years ago I lived in Spain.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] en [6].

Drop-down List of Answers
tres, yo, vivía, España, Hace, años

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

A. I was walking / Yo caminaba
B. I walked / Yo caminé
C. We lived / Nosotros vivimos
D. We used to live / Nosotros vivíamos
E. They ate / Ellos comieron
F. We used to eat / Nosotros comíamos
G. He spoke / Él habló
H. I speak / Yo hablo
I. She walks / Ella camina
J. I live / Yo vivo

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

A. I speak / Yo hablo
B. I was speaking / Yo hablaba
C. I spoke / Yo hablé
D. I will speak / Yo hablaré
E. I would speak / Yo hablaría
F. He speaks / Él habla
G. He spoke / Él habló
H. He was speaking / Él hablaba
I. He will speak / Él hablará
J. He would speak / Él hablaría

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

A. I am going / Yo voy
B. I was going / Yo iba
C. I went / Yo fui
D. I will go / Yo iré
E. I would go / Yo iría
F. She is going / Ella va
G. She went / Ella fue
H. She was going / Ella iba
I. She will go / Ella irá
J. She would go / Ella iría

9. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

Three years ago.
____ tres años.

10. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

They were going to the store.
Ellos ____ a la tienda.