Presentation on theme: "Study guide for Mid Term Test Yay!. Basic greetings Hola---Hello (If you get this wrong, 100 pushups.) Adios---Goodbye ʖCómo estás?---How are you? Estoy."— Presentation transcript:
Basic greetings Hola---Hello (If you get this wrong, 100 pushups.) Adios---Goodbye ʖCómo estás?---How are you? Estoy bien--- Im good. Así así---So-so. ʖQué tal?---Whats up? Buenos días---Good morning. This part will be simple translation. If I give you the English phrase, write the Spanish. If I give you the Spanish, please write the English translation.
To talk about activities In this portion of the test, you will see various pictures of people doing hobbies. Write the activity in Spanish represented by each picture. Leer revistas---to read magazines. Bailar---to dance Tocar la guitarra---to play the guitar Hablar por teléfono---to talk on the phone Usar la computadora---to use the computer. escribir cuentos---to write stories
How to describe people in Spanish Remember, ʖCómo es? means What is he/she like? So you will be asked to describe someone by looking at pictures and then write complete sentences describing them. Common descriptions of people… Desordenado--- messy. Artístico--- artistic Gracioso---funny Estudioso---studious (likes to study) Deportista---sportsminded, likes to play sports. Ordenado---organized Examples--- Ella es ordenada.---She is organized. Él es artístico----He is artistic.
How to describe people (contd) On the test you will see various pictures of people. You will be asked ʖCómo es el chico? Or ʖCómo es la chica? You will then write a sentence describing the person from the picture. For example, if there is a picture of a male student with his locker really messy, you would write…. Él es desordenado.---He is messy. BE CAREFUL---If it is a female being described, change it to desordenada to reflect the correct gender. EXCEPT WITH DEPORTISTA…this always end in –a whether its a male or female being described.
Family tree You will see a family tree with people in it. Then you will be asked questions like Quién es la madre de Luisa?---Who is Luisas mother? You will then look at the family tree and write the name of Luisas mother.
Family tree names (contd) La madre---mother Los primos---cousins Los tíos--- aunts/uncles El abuelo---grandfather Los hermanos---brothers and sisters La esposawife El esposo---husband Los hijos---children
Subject pronouns Yo= I Tú =you (informal) Él = he Ella = she Usted = you (formal) Nosotros, -as = we, us Ellos, -as = they Ustedes = you all Use this slide only as a review to help you conjugate verbs in the following pages.
Verb conjugation See attached following sheets. You will have to conjugate only the verbs below. Limpiar---to clean Lavar---to wash Ayudar---to help Dormir---to sleep Morir---to die Remember, dormir (to sleep) and morir (to die) are o to ue stem changing verbs. Change the o to ue in all cases except the NOSOTROS form. For example---- I help----yo ayudo She sleeps----Ella duerme
The present progressive tense. Use Estoy(I am) along to say that you are doing something right now. For –ar verbs, take off the last two letters (-ar) and add –ando. For verbs that end in –er,-ir, take off the last two letters and add –iendo. Bailar --- bailando --- dancing. Comer---comiendo---eating. Estoy bailando.---- Im dancing. Estoy comiendo.---- Im eating. You will only be tested on Estoy and the following verbs---bailar, comer, limpiar, hablar, lavar.
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