ACTIVITY: BY YOURSELF
Activate [SUBTITLES] in English
WITH A FRIEND
Two friends are talking about the countries they have visited. Act out the below dialogue with a native speaker friend or a conversation partner.
Juan: ¿Cuántos países has visitado?
Juan: How many countries have you visited?
Felipe: Yo he visitado diez países: cero en asia, uno en américa del norte, dos en américa del sur, tres en europa, y cuatro en áfrica.
Felipe: I've visited ten countries: zero in Asia, one in North America, two in South America, three in Europe, and four in Africa.
Juan: Guau, son muchos. Yo conozco nueve países: cuatro en europa y cinco en américa del sur.
Juan: Wow, that's a lot. I've been to nine countries: four in Europe and five in South America.
Felipe: Y en una semana, voy a visitar Australia por un mes.
Felipe: And in one week, I'm going to visit Australia for a month.
Juan: ¡Genial! Ese es un país que quiero visitar.
Juan: Awesome! That's one country that I want to visit.
Felipe: Toma veinte horas y tres aviones para llegar. Vamos en un grupo de cuatro pero hay espacio para cinco si quieres.
Felipe: It takes twenty hours and three planes to get there. We're going in a group of four but there's space for five if you want.
Juan: Me gustaría, pero solo tengo dos semanas de vacaciones.
Juan: I'd like to, but I only have two weeks of vacation.
1. Which of the two friends is an avid traveler? How do you know?
2. On what continent has Felipe visited the most countries?
3. What's Felipe's trip going to be like to get to Australia?
4. What does Felipe offer to Juan?
5. Does Juan accept Felipe's offer? Why?
Act out the following dialogue with a native speaker or conversation partner.
Nativo: Asks how many siblings the student has
Estudiante: Answers in a complete sentence
Nativo: Asks how many are boys and how many are girls
Nativo: Asks if the student has any kids (and if so, how many?)
Nativo: Asks if he/ she would like to have more kids. If so, how many?
Nativo: Asks if the student thinks that a family of eight, nine, or ten kids these days is very common
Estudiante: Gives their opinion
Nativo: Asks the student the ideal size for a family
Answer the following questions in Spanish in complete sentences.
1. How many countries have you visited? Do the breakdown by continent (like in the Guided Conversation above). How much time have you spent in each country?
2. How much time do you spend do the following activities?
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