Instructional Resources: Writing Task Questions – Spanish IV

Instructional Resources: Writing Task Questions - Spanish I

Instructional Resources: Writing Task Questions – Spanish IV

Module 1
Engage comparisons of equality, inequality, superlatives, and examine diverse animal life.
1. Fill in the blank in the following sentence with the appropriate answer, in SPANISH.

The rabbit is very white.
El ______ es muy blanco.

2. Fill in the blank in the following sentence with the appropriate answer, in SPANISH.

My cat is lazy.
Mi ____ es perezoso.

3. Fill in the blank in the following sentence with the appropriate answer, in SPANISH.

The turtles here are very old.
Las ________ aquí son muy viejos.

4. Match the following words in SPANISH with their ENGLISH counterparts.

A. los insectos / insects
B. la abeja / bee
C. la mariposa / butterfly
D. la hormiga / ant
E. la mosca / fly
F. la araña / spider
G. el gusano / caterpillar
H. el grillo / cricket
I. el alacrán / scorpion
J. la luciérnaga / firefly

5. Match the following words in SPANISH with their ENGLISH counterparts.

A. el elefante / elephant
B. el león / lion
C. el hipopótamo / hippopotamus
D. el rinoceronte / rhinoceros
E. el tigre /tiger
F. el oso / bear
G. el alce / moose
H. la cebra / zebra
I. el caballo / horse
J. la oveja / sheep

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

I am a better student than my sister, María.
[1] [2] un [3] [4] [5] mi [6], María.

Drop-down List of Answers
estudiante, Yo, que, soy, hermana, mejor

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

I have more money than my little brother, but he has better toys.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] mi [6] [7], pero [8] [9] [10] [11].

Drop-down List of Answers
que, Yo, él, hermano, tengo, tiene, juguetes, más, menor, mejores, dinero

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

I am the greatest actor in all of Mexico. I have more money than everyone!
[1] [2] el [3] [4] en [5] [6]. ¡Yo [7] [8] [9] [10] [11]!

Drop-down List of Answers
actor, tengo, Yo, todo, más, soy, que, México, mejor, todos, dinero

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

I have as many books as my brother, but he does not read a lot.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7], [8] [9] [10] [11] [12].

Drop-down List of Answers
como, hermano, Yo, pero, mucho, tengo, él, lee, no, tantos, mi, libros

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

I have as much money as my friend, because we work at the same job.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7], [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14].

Drop-down List of Answers
como, amigo, trabajamos, trabajo, mi, mismo, dinero, el, tanto,
en, tengo, nosotros, Yo, porque

Module 2
Engage the perfect (compound) tenses and examine diverse plant life.
1. Match the conjugation of the Spanish verb HABER with their English equivalents.

A. Yo he … / I have …
B. Tú has … / You have … (informal/singular)
C. Él ha … / He has …
D. Ella ha … / She has …
E. Usted ha … / You have … (formal/singular)
F. Nosotros hemos … / We have …
G. Vosotros habéis … / Y’all have … (informal/plural)
H. Ellos han … / They have … (masculine-mixed/plural)
I. Ellas han … / They have … (feminine/plural)
J. Ustedes han … / You all have … (formal/plural)

2. Match the tenses of the Spanish verb HABER with their English equivalents.

A. Yo he… / I have… (present tense)
B. Yo había… / I had… (imperfect tense)
C. Yo habré… / I will have… (future tense)
D. Yo habría… / I would have… (conditional mood)
E. Él ha / He has… (present tense)
F. Él había… / He had… (imperfect tense)
G. Él habrá… / He will have… (future tense)
H. Él habría… / He would have… (conditional mood)
I. Nosotros habíamos… / We had… (imperfect past tense)
J. Nosotros hemos… / We have… (present tense)

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

We have spoken with the ambassador.
[1] [2] [3] [4] el [5].

Drop-down List of Answers
hablado, con, Nosotros, embajador, hemos

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

They will have finished the project by tomorrow.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5].

Drop-down List of Answers
terminado, el proyecto, Ellos, mañana, habrán

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

We had discussed the meeting last week.
[1][2][3][4][5][6].

Drop-down List of Answers
discutido, la semana, Nosotros, pasada, habíamos, la reunión

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

We had cooked the chicken well before we served it.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
bien, antes, Nosotros, servirlo, hemos, de, cocido, el pollo

7. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

What is the past participle of the verb DECIR?

8. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

What is the past participle of the verb VER?

9. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

What is the past participle of the verb HACER?

10. Translate the blanks left in the following sentence.

What is the past participle of the verb ESCRIBIR?

Module 3
Engage imperatives (command forms) and respond to emergencies.
1. Match the following SPANISH vocabulary words with their ENGLISH counterparts.

A. Ayuda / Help
B. Ambulancia / Ambulance
C. El médico / Doctor
D. El incendio / Fire
E. El bombero / Firefighter
F. La escalera / Ladder
G. El consulado / Consulate
H. La embajada / Embassy
I. La Cruz Roja / Red Cross
J. El hospital / Hospital

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

Clean the barracks, the General is coming soon!
¡ [1] [2], [3] [4] [5] !

Drop-down List of Answers
el General, viene, Limpien, pronto, el cuartel

3. Match the following SPANISH vocabulary words with their ENGLISH counterparts.

A. El derrumbe / Landslide
B. La explosión / Explosion
C. El herido / Wounded
D. El huracán / Hurricane
E. El incendio / Fire
F. La inundación / Flood
G. La lluvia / Rain
H. El volcán / Volcano
I. La nieve / Snow
J. El viento / Wind

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

Help me please, there has been a robbery!
¡ [1] [2] [3], [4] [5] [6] [7] !

Drop-down List of Answers
por, ha, un, Ayudéme, favor, robo, sido

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

Come quickly, there are many wounded here!
¡ [1] [2], [3] [4] [5] [6] !

Drop-down List of Answers
hay, aquí, rápido, heridos, Ven, muchos

6. Translate the following ENGLISH phrase into SPANISH using the appropriate imperative.

Speak slowly! (formal – singular)
¡ _____ despacio!

7. Translate the following ENGLISH phrase into SPANISH using the appropriate imperative.

Everybody run! (mixed – plural)
¡ ______ todos!

8. Translate the following ENGLISH phrase into SPANISH using the appropriate imperative.

Write your name here. (formal – singular)
_______ su nombre aquí.

9. Translate the following ENGLISH phrase into SPANISH using the appropriate imperative.

Come over here! (informal – singular)
¡ ___ aquí !

10. Translate the following ENGLISH phrase into SPANISH using the appropriate imperative.

Listen to your king! (informal – plural)
¡ ______ a vuestro rey!

Module 4
Identify body parts and medical treatments, and utilize the impersonal/passive SE.
1. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate answer in SPANISH.

They hugged each other.
Ellos [1] [2].

2. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate answer in SPANISH.

They had fun together.
Ellos [1] [2].

3. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate answer in SPANISH.

He always forgets everything.
¡Él siempre [1] [2] todo!

4. Match the words in SPANISH with their ENGLISH counterparts.

A. La boca / Mouth
B. El brazo / Arm
C. La cabeza / Head
D. La cadera / Hip
E. El cuerpo / Body
F. El dedo / Finger
G. El ojo / Eye
H. La oreja / Ear
I. La pierna / Leg
J. El tobillo / Ankle

5. Match the words in SPANISH with their ENGLISH counterparts.

A. El corazón / Heart
B. El estómago / Stomach
C. La garganta / Throat
D. El hígado / Liver
E. Los pulmones / Lungs
F. La sangre / Blood
G. El riñon / Kidney
H. La vejiga / Bladder
I. La vena / Vein
J. El bazo / Spleen

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

Spanish is spoken in this store.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6].

Drop-down List of Answers
español, en, Se, tienda, habla, esta

7. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.
(Hint: Tricky. Play with word order. Spanish ain’t English!)

Used cars are repaired and sold here every day.
[1] y [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7].

Drop-down List of Answers
autos, aquí, Se arreglan, día, cada, usados, se venden

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

She dropped her keys on the street.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] la [7].

Drop-down List of Answers
cayeron, llaves, sobre, Se, calle, las, le

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

She fell from the tree, but she is okay.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5], [6] [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
cayó, arbol, bien, Ella, del, se, pero, está

10. Fill in the blank with the appropriate answer in SPANISH.

He has the flu.
Él tiene la _____.

Module 5
Engage the subjunctive mood and its clauses.
1. Place the words in the following sentence in the correct order.

I don’t believe that he’s arriving on time.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
creo, él, a, venga, Yo, tiempo, que, no

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

I’m sad that you’re leaving so soon.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
triste, salga, tan, Yo, pronto, que, estoy, usted

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

I hope (God willing) that it will rain a lot this week.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6].

Drop-down List of Answers
esta, semana, mucho, que, Ojalá, llueva

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

It is important that you eat healthy every day.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
que, coma, sano, Es, día, usted, importante, cada

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

I want you to do all of your homework this weekend.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12].

Drop-down List of Answers
ustedes, su, hagan, este, semana, Yo, de, quiero, fin, toda, que, tarea

6. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, using the subjunctive, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Es necesario que usted [hablar] español cada día.

7. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, using the subjunctive, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Yo no creo que él [venir] a tiempo.

8. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, using the subjunctive, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Ojalá que ellos [saber] los cambios en el horario.

9. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, using the subjunctive, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Es probable que no [haber] clases en la universidad hoy.

10. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, using the subjunctive, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Yo quiero que tú [limpiar] tu cuarto hoy.

Module 6
Engage the imperfect (past) subjunctive and its clauses.
1. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, using the past subjunctive, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Si yo [tener] el dinero, compraría un barco grande.

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

Si tú [hablar], ellos te creerían.

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

Si yo [soy] presidente, eliminaría la pobreza.

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

Si [ganar] Real Madrid, yo lloraría mucho.

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

If schools had more money, students would work with better materials.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5], [6] [7] [8] [9] [10].

Drop-down List of Answers
tuvieran, los estudiantes, con, mejores, Si, materiales,
más, las escuelas, trabajarían, dinero

6. Conjugate the following infinitive verb contained within the brackets, using the past subjunctive, in accordance with the personal pronoun given.

Si no [haber] guerra en el mundo, no necesitaríamos las armas.

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

People would go outside more often if there wasn’t television.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9].

Drop-down List of Answers
hubiera, afuera, televisión, si, Las personas, no, más, Iría, frecuentemente

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

We would not have passed the test if we had not studied last night.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8].

Drop-down List of Answers
pasado, si, no hubiéramos, Nosotros, estudiado, no habríamos, anoche, el examen

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

I would have gotten away with it if it weren’t for you meddling kids.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11].

Drop-down List of Answers
salido, si, Yo, por, niños, habría, fuera, estos, entrometidos, con la mía, no

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

If it weren’t for my horse I would not have stayed that extra year in university.
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10].

Drop-down List of Answers
por, no hubiera, extra, en, Si, mi caballo, no fuera, quedado, la universidad, un año