Do you love to go shopping? Shopping can be very fun, especially when you are buying things for your loved ones! And, perhaps, the best shopping of all is that done for Christmas! With that in mind, this writing Spanish Easy Review quiz will have you revisit some words that are associated with Christmas shopping.
Throughout many of the quizzes you have been given the task to take the time to practice pronouncing the new and/or previously learned Spanish words that were given to you. You were instructed to watch for their spelling, to pay close attention to any accent marks or tildes, to understand the rules of how words can change from their singular state to their plural state and to recognize that words are either masculine, feminine or neutral.
These tasks were given to help encourage you to really get to know your new foreign words. Now it is time to add another layer to your learning. That layer is to start writing your words. So let’s start with some fun Christmas shopping words.
For each of the vocabulary words below, get out a piece of paper and write each English word down and then beside it write each Spanish word (including the definite article that may go with each word). Wherever there is an accent mark, practice writing the accent mark in. If you feel adventurous, try writing both the singular form of the word and the plural form. You’ll have to remember the rules behind making words singular or plural to get the right spellings.
As you may recall, learning a new language means retraining the mind to recognize and associate the new language with objects. By starting to write out your words, the brain is now learning the strokes of the words. The more you practice writing, the more embedded those words will become engrained into your thoughts. Now let’s see what those new words are.
|gloves||guantes [m]||hwăn-těs (Notice the ‘g’ has an ‘h’ sound.)|
|Santa Claus||Papá Noel [m]||Pă-pă Nō-ăl (Means ‘Father Christmas’.)|
|wrapping paper||papel de envolver||pă-pěl dāy ěn-vŏl-vār|
Below there are ten sentences with one word that is in all capitalized letters. From the answers provided, see if you can locate the correct translation of the word that has been capitalized.
The added task for you is to take a blank sheet of paper and list the numbers 1 through 10 on the left hand side of the paper, putting one number on a separate line. Then look at the quiz sentences, find the one that you believe to be the correct answer and write it down on your paper beside its corresponding number. For example: 1. (b) Feliz Navidad. If you should get an answer wrong, cross out the wrong answer on your paper and write in the correct Spanish answer. Are you ready? Then begin the quiz!