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Exam I Study Guide: Intermediate Spanish I

by: Laura Chicos

Exam I Study Guide: Intermediate Spanish I 210.211

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This study guide covers what's going to be on the first exam, i.e. Chapters 1 and 2 of Atando Cabos textbook.
Intermediate Spanish I (lecture)
Weingarten, Barry
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Guía de estudio Español intermedio I Primer examen Sobre Capítulo 1 y 2 Capítulo 1: Present Indicative: Verbos –ar: yo -o nosotros -amos Tú -as vosotros -áis Él/ella, Ud. -a Ellos/ellas, -an Uds. Verbos –ir: yo -o nosotros -imos Tú -es vosotros -is Él/ella, Ud. -e Ellos/ellas, -en Uds. Verbos –er: yo -o nosotros -emos Tú -es vosotros -éis Él/ella, Ud. -e Ellos/ellas, -en Uds. Present progressive :  estar + present participle (expresses an action in progress)  conjugate estar to agree with the subject: Estoy Estamos Estás Estáis Está Están  add present participle (ends in –ndo): -ar stem + -ando -er/ir stem + -iendo -er/ir stem ends in a vowel + -yendo  ex: Está bailando; están bailando, estoy viviendo, estamos corriendo, estás leyendo  Position of adjectives: noun-adjective Irregular Verbs: Dar: to give Doy Damos Das Dais Da Dan Decir: to say Digo Decimos Dices Decís Dice Dicen Estar: to be Estoy Estamos Estás Estáis Está Están Hacer: to do Hago Hacemos Haces Hacéis Hace Hacen Pedir: to ask Pido Pedimos Pides Pedís pide piden Querer: to want Quiero Queremos Quieres Queréis quiere Quieren Ser: to be Soy Somos eres Sois es son Tener: to have Tengo Tenemos Tienes Teneís Tiene tienen (similar verbs: contener, obtener, venir) Ser vs. Estar Estar  verb tenses (present progressive)  location of people and things  adjectives describing changeable conditions  adjectives describing the result of a change in condition or action  to Express a change in state of mind or marital status Ser  nouns (used to describe nouns; inherent characteristics)  time & date  adjectives describing inherente characteristics of person or thing  origin  posesión  to Express marital status Qué vs. Cuál Qué + verb = what  asks for definition or explanation  normally used before nouns  some idiomatic uses Cuál + verb = what or which  asks for a Choice among options of the same class or type  normally used before es and other forms of ser Capítulo 2 Pretérito Verbos –ar: yo -é nosotros -amos Tú -aste vosotros -asteis Él/ella, Ud. -ó Ellos/ellas, -aron Uds. Verbos –er/-ir: yo -í nosotros -imos Tú -iste vosotros -isteis Él/ella, Ud. -ió Ellos/ellas, -ieron Uds. Irregular verbs in the preterit:  hacer  hic-  poder  pud-  poner  pus-  querer  quis-  saber  sup-  venir  vin- Preterit endings for hacer, poder, poner, querer, saber & venir -e -imos -iste -isteis -o -ieron  “Mark hizo su tarea” More irregular verbs:  decir  dij-  traer  traj- Preterit endings for decir and traer -e -imos -iste -isteis -o -eron **Only difference is in 3rd person plural (-eron instead of –ieron) Spelling changes in the preterit: {-car, -gar, -zar verbs} In the yo form of the preterit:  -c -> qu  -g -> gu  -z -> c Other forms are regular spelling. Verbs whose stem ends in a vowel  change i to y in 3rd person singular and plural  -ir verbs that have stem change in present also have it in preterit o e  i o o  u  Only have stem change in 3rd person singular and plural Ex: Serví servimos serviste Servisteis Sirvió sirvieron other examples:  e i o pedir o preferir o repetir o seguir o sentir  ou o dormir o morir Hacer in Time expressions  describe duration of actions  tell how long ago actions occurred Duration - hacer + time + que + main verb - main verb + time + hacer Uses of the Preterit - completed action - repeated action (references a concrete number of occurrences) - like English simple past Imperfecto Verbos –ar: yo -aba nosotros -ábamos Tú -abas vosotros -abais Él/ella, Ud. -aba Ellos/ellas, -aban Uds. Verbos –er/-ir: yo -ía nosotros -íamos Tú -ías vosotros -íais Él/ella, Ud. -ía Ellos/ellas, -ían Uds. Imperfecto of Irregular Verbs: ir – to go iba íbamos ibas íbais iba iban ver – to see Veía Veíamos Veías Veíais Veía Veían ser – to be Era éramos Eras Érais era eran Uses of the Imperfect Imperfect - actions that were happening - actions that used to happen - like English “was + -ing” & “used to” Imperfect used to describe (in past) - actions in progress - ongoing actions - repeated actions (no reference to a concrete number of times) Imperfect…. 1. describes an action that was already happening when a second action occurred 2. describes two actions that were happening at the same time 3. provides background information 4. sets the stage for other actions 5. used to tell time in the past 6. used to describe people in past Verbs that change meaning in the preterite: conocí = met conocía = knew (a person or place); was acquainted with supe = found out sabía = knew quise = tried quería = wanted no quise = refused no quería = did not want to pude = Could, managed, was able podía = was capable of, had the ability no pude = Could not, failed no podía = was not able to tuve que = had to and did do something tenía que = had to do something, was supposed to


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