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A Mini-Guide to Activities In Spanish

¡Hola! ¿Cómo están? Espero que muy bien. Bienvenidos a la clase. Hoy vamos a hablar de las actividades que debemos hacer(activities we must do.)Last time we learned about daily routines, but how do we describe the other things that we do during our day

Talking about activities in Spanish

woman holding fork in front table

Take a look at this list of activities and decide if it's something you must do or not. Tengo que_____(I must ______)

  • Comer (eat)
  • Ir al cine (go to the movies)
  • Bañarme (shower)
  • Comer pastel (eat cake)
  • Dormir (sleep)
  • Pagar mis cuentas (pay my bills)
  • Ver la tele (watch tv)

I guess your answers were:

  • Tengo que comer
  • Tengo que bañarme
  • Tengo que dormir
  • Tengo que pagar mis cuentas

The verb: tener can be conjugated like this:

  • Yo tengo
  • Tú tienes
  • Usted tiene
  • Él tiene
  • Ella tiene
  • Nosotros/nosotras tenemos
  • Ustedes tienen
  • Ellos/ellas tienen

Here is some more vocabulary of things you probably must do:

  • Ir a la escuela (go to school)
  • Hacer la tarea (do homework)
  • Limpiar la casa (clean the house)
  • Hacer de comer (cook)
  • Cepillarse los dientes (brush my teeth)
  • Ir al doctor (go to the doctor)

Go ahead and make your own personal list of things you must do, write it down in Spanish. ¡Tienes que hacer esta tarea!You must do this homework! ¡Nos vemos pronto! ¡Adiós!

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