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Spanish I A - Unit 3 Study Guide
Instrucciones: Complete this study guide as you complete the unit. Study the notes from each lesson before quizzes and tests. Page numbers are in parenthesis for each question.
For vocabulary tables, fill in the blanks with the missing Spanish or English word and take notes on use and pronunciation. To study before quizzes/tests, use another piece of paper to cover up the English side and quiz yourself, and then use the piece of paper to cover the Spanish side and quiz yourself.
el amigo, la amiga
Fill in the blank with the best vocabulary word. “Me gusta ir a la escuela. Me gusta estudiar. Me gusta leer libros. Yo soy ____________ .” (1, 2)
In Spanish-speaking cultures, what are some types of events that families spend time together? (3)
Describe the relationship between families and close family friends. How are close family friends addressed, even though they aren’t related to the family by blood? (3)
What is the boulevard in La Habana that is a major tourist attraction? (4)
When was the Catedral de la Habana built? In what architectural style was it built? (4)
What is the Cascada en Río Brazo? In what region of Cuba is it located? (4)
What are you like?
What’s his/h er name?
Are you . . .?
he/she likes . . .
he/she doesn’t like . . .
When salsa music came about in the 1960s, what types of music did it combine? (3)
In the 1970s, what happened to salsa music that helped further define it? (3)
What is cubism? Who cofounded it? (4)
Describe the art style of Fernando Botero. (4)
a, an (feminine)
Do we use the word “muy” before or after the adjective? (2)
What are two ways you learn in this lesson to say “the” in Spanish? When do you use each one? (3)
Complete the phrases with the correct form of the word “the” in Spanish (3):
What are two ways you learn in this lesson to say “a” or “an” in Spanish? When do you use each one? (3)
Complete the phrases with the correct form of the word “a”/”an” in Spanish (3):
What countries participate in the Pan American Games? Are European countries included? (4)
Describe how the Pan American Games were started. When did people start to talk about having something like the Pan American Games? When did the Games actually start? (4)
What are some sports that are in the Pan American Games but not the Olympics? (4)
Where will the 2015 Pan American Games be hosted? (4)
What theory did Charles Darwin develop through study on the Galápagos Islands? (5)
What type of islands are the Galápagos that makes them a particularly harsh environment? (5)
Fill out the chart to describe the general rule for adjective agreement found on page 2.
The adjective ends in –o when the noun is _____________ and ________________ .
The adjective ends in –a when the noun is _____________ and ________________ .
The adjective ends in –os when the noun is ____________ and________________ .
The adjective ends in –as when the noun is ____________ and________________ .
Fill in the correct form of the word “reservado” according to the phrase. Change the ending according to the above chart when necessary (2):
La chica _____________________
Un amigo ___________________
Los chicos ____________________
Las amigas ___________________
Do adjectives in Spanish typically come before the noun or after the noun they modify? (3)
What are some things that you can do in Punta del Este, Uruguay? What can you do outdoors, for artistic interests, and at night? (4)
What is important about María Nsué Angüe as an author? What is cultural important about her novel Ekomo?
What country brought the game of dominoes to the New World? (4)
Describe the cultural relationship between playing dominoes, the past, and the present. (4)
What type of animals do the Cadejos look like? (5)
What is the purpose of the white cadejo? (5)
What does the legend of the white and black cadejos represent? (5), talentosa
Las amigas __________