ELEMENTARY COURSE, 2019, CLASS 3


This week, we continued with the topic of PRETÉRITO. We worked on exercise 4 on page 8.
1.¿Fuiste de vacaciones? – Did you go on holidays?
2.Fui a Noruega – I went to Norway
3.¿Y qué hiciste? – And what did you do?
4.Fuimos en tren – We went by train
5.Tardé dos días en llegar – I took me two days to arrive
6.El viaje fue larguísimo – the journey was very long
7.Cuando llegué – when I arrived
8.No encontramos sitio – I did not find a place
9.Tuvimos que ir a un hotel – We had to go to a hotel
10.Pasé tres días con paraguas – I spent three days with an umbrella
11.Conocí a mucha gente encantadora – I met a lot of lovely people
12.Comí muy bien – I ate very well.
13.Me quedé sin dinero – I ran out of money
14.Tuve que volver a España – I had to return to Spain
15.Cogimos el tren – We caught/took the train
16.Salió el sol – the sun came out
Other words or expressions that we had doubts with:
¡Vaya, hombre! – Oh man! - What a pity!
Albergue – youth hostel
No me importó – I didn’t mind

In the second part of the class, we worked on exercise number 6 on page 8.
1.Roberto fue de vacaciones – Roberto went on holidays
2.Ayer vinieron mis padres – Yesterday my parents came
3.Vi a Luisa – I saw Luisa
4.Pilar vivió – Pilar lived
5.No estudié – I did not study
6.La profesora le dio el diccionario ­– The teacher gave him the dictionary
7.No vine a clase – I didn’t come to class
8.No pudo terminar el trabajo – She couldn’t finish the work / assignment
9.Nosotros salimos a dar una vuelta – We went out for a walk, around
10.Yo estuve de vacaciones – I was on holidays

To wrap up the lesson, in groups we worked on the expressions on page 6 by using our own examples.
Other words or expressions that came up in the lesson:
Partido – match
Recoger – to collect
Entrenamiento – training
Contar – to tell
Contar mentiras – to tell lies
Dime algo que hiciste … - Tell me something you did…




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