50.- Pretérito imperfecto.

  Pretérito imperfecto Trabajaba, comía, vivía       Formación del pretérito imperfecto de indicativo: verbos regulares   –ar (trabajar) –er (comer) –ir (vivir) yo trabaj-aba com-ía viv-ía tú trabaj-abas com-ías viv-ías usted trabaj-aba com-ía viv-ía él, ella trabaj-aba com-ía viv-ía nosotros, -as trabaj-ábamos com-íamos viv-íamos vosotros, -as trabaj-abais com-íais viv-íais ustedes trabaj-aban com-ían viv-ían ellos,...

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49.- Contraste entre pretérito indefinido y pretérito imperfecto.

  Contraste entre pretérito indefinido y pretérito imperfecto.   PRETÉRITO INDEFINIDO PRETÉRITO IMPERFECTO Se usa el pretérito indefinido para hablar de acciones o situaciones pasadas, ocurridas en un momento concreto del pasado.               La semana pasada comí con Luis.   Informa de lo que se hizo o sucedió ayer, el domingo (pasado), la semana pasada, hace u mes..   El domingo pasado fuimos al campo   Aquella tarde dimos un paseo por el centro   Se usa el...

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48.-Imperfecto de indicativo 11. C1

Imperfecto de indicativo 11. C1 Cuando Lucinda vivía en Nueva York. Traduce las experiencias de Lucinda. Note that many of the statements express a customary or repeated action during the time she spent in the city. When I was twenty years old, I lived with my friends in New York City.___________________________________________________ We have known each other since we were in kindergarten. Every mornig I went to y English class. _______________________________________________________ Usally my class would end at noon. The weather...

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47.-Imperfecto de indicativo 10. C1

Imperfecto de indicativo 10. C1 En Español. Usa el imperfecto Every day she would rest after lunch._____________________ Almost always they put sugar in their coffee. _________________ At times you (Ud.) would get up early.______________________ From time to time Sheila stayed at home.___________________ Generally the train arrived late in the morning._______________ Many times I would miss the bus. _________________________ My mother would hardly ever sleep.________________________ VER...

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46.- Imperfecto de indicativo 9. C1

Imperfecto de indicativo 9. C1 ¿ Qué hacían? En español. Ana would buy chocolates every Saturday evening. _________________________ I used to write postcards. __________________________ She used to swim . ________________________________ You (Vd.) would call often. _________________________ You (Vds) and I would work for the same company. _______________________ They used to go to the library. ______________________ You ( tú) would always help.________________________ Louise and you (tú) would safe up money to move in...

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45.-Imperfecto de indicativo 8. C1

Imperfecto de indicativo 8. C1 ¿ Qué hacían? En español. Ana would buy chocolates. _________________________ I used to write postcards. __________________________ She used to swim. ________________________________ You (Ud.) would call often. _________________________ You (uds) and I would work. _______________________ They used to go to the library. ______________________ You ( tú) would always help.________________________ Louise and you (tú) would save money. _______________ VER...

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44.-Imperfecto de indicativo 7. C1

Imperfecto de indicativo 7. C1 Ejercicio: escribe la forma apropiada del imperfecto en cada caso. Alisha ____________ (salir) de copras todos los fines de semana Sergio y su hermano ___________ (montar) a caballo 4 veces por semana 3.- Nosotros no ______________ (bailar ) nunca salsa. Sus hijos _____________ (tener) siempre hambre al salir del colegio. Mis padres ya ______________ (saber) qué es lo que yo (querer) ser. Tú y yo ya _____________ (conocer) ese libro. Los músicos _____________ (estar + tocar) una sinfonía. Vd....

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43.-Imperfecto de indicativo 6. C1

Imperfecto de indicativo 6. C1   El grupo musical favorito de Eva. Usa la forma apropiada del imperfecto de ir, ver o ser.   1.El cantante principal ______________muy guapo.   2.El guitarrista ____________muy bueno.   3.Todos en el grupo ______________muy talentosos.   4.Yo _______________ a todos los conciertos.   5.Nosotros _____________ sus programas por televisión.   6.Carlos y Ana ____________ miembros del club de admiradores.   7.Julia y Pepe ______________ a los conciertos también.   8.y...

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42.- Imperfecto de indicativo 5. C1

Imperfecto de indicativo 5. C1 ¿ Qué hacía Carlos? Usa el verbo más apropiado para cada frase. Escribe la forma correspondiente del imperfecto. Aprender Cantar Leer Recibir Tocar Arreglar Jugar Mirar Tener Vivir 1._____________fúbol todos los días. 2._____________en su clase mucho. 3._____________su cama todos las mañanas. 4._____________el piano a menudo. 5._____________buenas notas. 6._____________cuentos de fantasía. 7._____________en San Antonio. 8._____________la televisión por las noches. 9._____________cuando se...

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41.Imperfecto de indicativo 4. C1

Imperfecto de indicativo 4. C1 Vacaciones. ¿ Qué hacían Ignacio y sus amigos en sus vacaciones en Marbella? 1.- He used to walk along the beach every morning. Todas las mañanas, Ignacio__________(caminar) por la playa. 2.- Solía ____________(nadar) un rato y luego __________(ir + dormir) 3.- Todos los días, Ana___________(comer) en el restaurante cerca de la piscina. 4.-De vez en cuando ellos dos___________(jugar) solos al voleibol en la playa. 5.- También yo_____________(correr) en la playa muchas veces. 6.- Casi nunca,...

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40.- To know, meet, can. Saber, conocer 4. C1

  To know, meet, can. Saber, conocer 4. C1       1.- Do you know Peter Mac´laughlin?       2.- Not only do I know him… I used to live with him ¡!       3.- Sorry, how embarrasing!       4.- On no account. My maid lastname is Mac´laughlin. Peter is my brother and I was playing jokes with you. It´s me who has to apologise.         5.- Sorry, but your brother is missing. All we know is that he set off for Australia three months ago… and his company has no...

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39.-To know, meet, can. Saber, conocer 3. C1

  To know, meet, can. Saber, conocer 3. C1     1.- Do you know how to fix a computer?   2.-When I met Jorge, I didn´t know he had a wife.   3.- Not only does he have a wife, but 3 children as well.Didn´t you know?   4.- Now that I´ve learnt I´m really disappointed.   5.- How so?   6.- Well, learning it has been a low blow.   7.- Can you expand on it?   8.- When I met him, all I knew was that I´d end up falling in love with him.   *Por favor … no digas “una esposa”… en español...

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38.-Inversions- Not only 1 C1

Inversions- Not only 1 C1 1.- Not only did the boss back you up at the meeting, but he also stood up for you. 2.- Not only do I want no excuses but I demand a better performance next time. 3.- Not only did she point out the poor service but she also made a formal complaint. 4.- Not only was Bob in love with Mary, but he also proposed. 5.- Not only is he a conoiseur when it comes to wine and food, but he also writes in a spesialized cousine magazine. 6.- Not only is he well-known but rich as well. VER...

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37.-Imperfecto de indicativo en español. Used to 1. C1

Imperfecto de indicativo en español. Used to 1. C1 1.- She used to live in California. Where does she live now? 2.- Thomas was loaded. He used to fly to the beach on his private jet, twice a month. 3.- He used to eat in the most fancy restaurants. 4.-He used to drive an Aston Martin and a Bentley. 5.- He used to have a yatch, too. 6.- He didn´t use to spend his money sparingly, so to speak. VER SOLUCIONES

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36.-Can, to know, meet in Spanish. Saber, conocer. 2. C1

Can, to know, meet in Spanish. Saber, conocer. 2. C1 1.-Don you know your mother in law to be? 2.- I´m going to meet he ron Sunday 3.-Do you know she´s got 3 cats? 4.- What? You must be joking. Please don´t mock me ( make fun of me) 5.- Doesn´t your fiancie know that you are alergic to cats? 6.- Believe it or not…she doesn´t. 9.- She´d better knoe it as soon as posible 10.-Indeed… the sooner, the better 12.- I don´t want to burst your bubble… but since you left your mobile in the office… Do you know her telefon number? 13.- I...

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35.- To know, to meet, can in Spanish saber, conocer. C1

To know, to meet, can in Spanish saber, conocer. C1   1.- I know. I ´ll have to exert myself to the full if I want to catch up with the rest of my class.     2.- I know my limits.     3.- I know what Susan is going to tell.     4.- I know this company like the back of may hand.     5.- And yet, I don´t know what it is going to happen hereafter. VER...

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34- Hay C1

Hay         There could be more than you think.   They told me the other day there had been problems with the new system.   No wonder …!   There have always been problems with the new system.   There doesn´t seem to be a solution.     There doesn´t necessarily have to be a solution.   Nevertheless, there may be a solution     There would´ve been more problems if we hadn´t seen the error/mistake/fail in time.   There used to be lots of people here in the...

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33.-Subjuntivo español had better 6 C1.

volver a Ejercicios español C1       Subjuntivo español had better 6 C1.        1.- You´d better be ready when the boss arrives at the office.     2.- I´d better/get going/shoot off.     3.- It looks like a storm is approaching. We´d better go home.     4.- Listen, John, I don´t want us to make the same silly mistake. We´d better double-check our report this time.     5.- We´d better be ready for any possible inconvenience that might turn up. The boss wants the project to come off...

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32.-Subjuntivo español. You´d better 5 C1.

Subjuntivo español. You´d better 5 C1. Será mejor que/ Más vale que 1.- You´d better come right now 2.- You´d better go there and have a look at it: 3.- They´d better go there and check it out for themselves. 4.- She´d better go to the school and sign up for the next course. 5.- We´d better go to the hospital and see if the doctor is still there. 6.- We´d better finish it before the teacher comes / arrives her/gets here. 7.- Richard had better go home right away. His father is really upset/cross with him. VER...

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31.- Subjuntivo en español. You´d better 4.C1.

Subjuntivo en español. You´d better 4.C1. Será mejor que/ más vale que. 1.- You´d better thik it over. There´s no point in making rush decisions. 2.- You´d better think about your children. If you get divorced they´ll suffer a lot. 3.- They´d better think about the consequences/ after maths/ repercussions. 4.- You´d better take the consequences and think it over next time. 5.- They´d better think of another way to solve it. VER...

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30.-Subjuntivo en español.You´d better 3. Advanced C1

Subjuntivo en español.You´d better 3. Advanced C1 1.- You´d better catch a taxi if you want the clients to ve satisfied. They don´t like people being late. 2.- They´d better catch the murderer soon. The town is plunged into terror and disorder. 3.- You´d better catch up on paperwork. The boss is really cross with you. 4.- We´d better catch the thief before the mass media get wind of the situation. 5.- You´d better catch the meaning of everything at once. This profesor is not very partial to giving explanations or to repeating...

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29.-Subjuntivo en español. You had better 2 C1

Subjuntivo en español. You had better 2 C1 You´d better = Más vale que + subjuntivo 1.- You´d better give me an answer by Wednesday. 2.- You´d better give her a satisfaction. She won´t accept a no for an answer. 3.- You´d better give us a draft by the end of the day.We´re falling behing schedule. 4.- You´d better give them a better excuse than that. I find it ridiculous. VER SOLUCIONES

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28.-Subjuntivo en español. You´d better 1. C1.

Subjuntivo en español. You´d better 1. C1. 1.- Your mother has been sick for two weeks. You´d better visit her. 2.- What? You haven´t passed your exam? You´d better study harder next time. 3.- The police-officer has just asked you a question.Well, you´d better tell him the truth. 4.- You´d better hurry up if you don´t want to miss yor flight. 5.- You´d better speak your mind. I´m fed up with your dishonesty. 6.- She´d better make up her mind soon, for/ we lack time/ we are short for time. VER...

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27.-Subjuntivo en español. You had better not 2. C1.

Subjuntivo en español. You had better not 2. C1. 1.-You´d better not eat all the chocolates at once. 2.- Marta had better not drink any more alkohol. Her parents will certainly notice it. 3.- Tom had better not make the same mistake time and again. 4.- My girlfriend had better not forget my birthday this year. 5.- You´d better not waste so much time hanging out with friends. 6.- You´d better forget about him/ not count him. 7.- Maria had better not trust her boss. VER...

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26.-Subjuntivo en español. You´d better not 1. C1.

          Subjuntivo en español. You´d better not 1. C1.   1.- You´d better not spend all your money at once.   2.- She had better not spend all our budget on adverticing.   3.- The waiter had better not go out with the clients.   4.- Robert had better not play poker anymore.   5.- That student had better not ask anymore questions. He´s embarrasing himself.   6.- María had better not do it.   7.- She´d better not disapoint...

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25.-Imperfecto de indicativo used to 3.C1.

    Imperfecto de indicativo used to 3.C1.     Subjuntivo en español. Imperative negative 1 B2   1.- Don´t eat so much.   2.- Don´t come back late.   3.- Don´t drive so fast.   4.- Don´t take it personal.   5.- Don´t put so much sugar in your tee.   6.- Don´t cry.   7.- Don´t eat it with your hands. Use the fork, but don´t use the spoon. Don´t eat rice with a spoon.   8.- Don´t go out with that boy.   9.- Don´t waste your...

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24.- Imperfecto de indicativo, Used to 2 C1

Imperfecto de indicativo, Usted to 2 C1   1.- When I worked for that company, I used get up at 6:00 o´clock every morning.   2.- ….I used to have breakfast with my wife and used to drop her off at her office.   3.- …..Yes, I remenber well. I used to call my secretary on my way to work…She used to be there 1 hour earlier.   4.- My secretary used to read all my emails and report to me every special issue she might have come across with.   5.- Yes,yes, she used to give me the head ups of the day.   6.- I used...

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23.- Imperfecto de indicativo en español.

1.-The sky was beautiful.   2.-The water was lukewarn.   3.-I agreed with Peter.   4.-I didn´t agree with Ana.   5.-We didn´t agree with him   6.-The fish was tasty             VER...

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22.- Subjuntivo español. You´d better… más vale que, mejor será que. 1 C1

Subjuntivo español. You´d better… más vale que, mejor será que. 1 C1     1.I don´t think he´ll never get used to it.   2.- Well, he´d better get used to it.   3.You´d better come home early.   4.- You´d better arrive at the meeting punctually next time.   5.-We´d better get to the party as soon as possible.   5.- It´s necessary that the King of Spain give a speech in English.         VER...

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21.-TENER 2. Subjuntivo imperfecto

0.- I will go there, if I have time   1.- I would go there, if ihad time Iría allí si tuviera tiempo   2.-I would like you to go there   Me gustaría que fueras allí.   3.- He would like me to go to / attend the wedding   A él le gustaría que yo asistiera a la boda.   4.- I´d like you to attend the meeting.   5.- She´d like him to attend the meeting   6.- We´d like her to attend the meeting   7.- They´d like us to attend the wedding   8.- My father would like you (plural) to attend...

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20.- Pretérito imperfecto español. Used to 1. C1

  Pretérito imperfecto español. Used to 1. C1   1.- When I was young, we used to listen to the radio waiting for our favourite song.   2.- We used to have a lot of free time in the summer.   3.- We didn´t have a computer but we used to turn a simple piece of paper into a plane.   4.- We didn´t have air conditioning   5.- Women didn´t use to drive.   6.- What things were altogether different when you/ your father/ your grandfather/ was young?   7.- Every new day used to be a great opportunity to have new adventures.   8.- My life...

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19.- Pensar hacer algo 1= to plan to do something. C1.

    Pensar hacer algo 1= to plan to do something. C1. Web   ¿Cuándo piensas hacerlo? When are you planning to do it?   I´m planning to do it tomorrow.   He told me that he was planning to do it tomorrow.   Why don´t you try calling him and making up?   I´m thinking about doing it but I haven´t made up my mind, yet.   Think about it.   What are you planning to do?   What do you think?   What are you...

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18.- Subjuntivo español. It´s necessary that 1 C1

Subjuntivo español. It´s necessary that 1 C1   1.- It´s necessary that the boss listen to your proposal   2.- It´s necessary that you listen carefully to what Mam has to tell you.   3.- It is necessary that the chairman read this book.   4.- Why is it necessary that we arrive at the wedding at the same time?   5.- It´s necessary that the King of Spain give a speech in English.   VER...

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17.-Subjuntivo español. Spanish subjunctive It´s imperative that 1 C1

Subjuntivo español. Spanish subjunctive It´s imperative that 1 C1   1.- It´s imperative that we find a way for choirs in this country to resume as soon and as safely as we can.   2.- It´s imperative that you find a solution to the problem.   Es absolutamente necesario   3.- It´s imperative that the Prime Minister mastermind a strategy to get us out of this quandary/ dilemma   4.-It´s imperative that we learn all the truth about this case.   VER...

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16.- Subjuntivo en español. Spanish subjunctive–Accusative: to commit. 1. C.1.

Subjuntivo en español. Spanish subjunctive–Accusative: to commit. 1. C.1.   1.- I want you to commit to doing it   2.- My mother wants me to commit to doing it.   3.- Our boss wants us to commit to doing it.   4.- I want you (guys) to commit to doing it.   5.- I want them to commit to finishing it before the deadline.   VER...

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15.- Subjunctive in Spanish: will probably go 1. C1

Subjunctive in Spanish: will probably go 1. C1   Ejemplo: I will probably go = Probablemente vaya   There you go:   It´s your turn= Te toca a ti   1.- I´ll probably go to the cinema with kate   2.- Mata will probably go for a pic-nich at the weekend   3.- We´ll probably go to the mountains on Sunday   4.- They´ll probably go to Madrid in August   VER...

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14.- Subjunctive in Spanish. Will probably know 1 C1

Subjunctive in Spanish. Will probably know 1 C1   Ten presente_ Keep in mind:   Probablemente + subjuntivo   Es probable que subjuntivo.   1.- I´ll probably know the answer on Friday   2.- You´ll probably know the answer by Friday   3.- He´ll probably know how it works. Ask him…don´t ask me.   4.- We´ll probably know the outcome before the end of the month   5.- You´ll ( plural) probably know what your boss thinks… but we don´t   6.- They´ll probably know what to...

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13.-Subjunctive in Spanish . Will probably win 1. C1

    Subjunctive in Spanish . Will probably win 1. C1       Ana will probably   1.- Es probable que Ana + subjuntivo 2.- Probablemente Ana + subjuntivo Either way is … Totally native!     There you go   1.- Nadal will probably win the French Open again   2.- You´ll probably win the contest.   3.- We´ll probably win again. It´s a piece of cake.   4.- They will probably win all the matches they have...

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12.- Subjuntivo: Nunca. 2. Subjunctive in Spanish C1

Subjuntivo: Nunca. 2. Subjunctive in Spanish C1 Translate into English   1.- Nunca olvides a tus amigos.   2.- Nunca comas tan deprisa.   3.- Nunca dejes de hacer deporte.   4.- Nunca infravalore a la competencia.   5.- Nunca te olvides de dar las gracias.   6.- Nunca dejes de perseverar.   7.-Nunca dejes de ponerte al día.   8.-Nunca chilles a nadie   9.-Nunca te olvides de tus padres   10.- Nunca dejes de luchar por tus sueños Your dreams   VER...

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11.- Subjuntivo: Nunca. 1. Subjunctive in Spanish C1

Subjuntivo: Nunca. 1. Subjunctive in Spanish C1       1.- Never give up hope   2.- Never say never   3.- Never rule out other possibilities   4.- Never disregard your enemy / competitor   5.- Never make an issue out of nothing.   6.- Never speak to your boss like that   7.- Never be late for work.   8.- Never be late at school   VER...

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10.- Subjuntivo may + think. Subjunctive in Spanish. Puede que + pensar/ creer 1.C1

Subjuntivo may + think. Subjunctive in Spanish. Puede que + pensar/ creer 1.C1     1.- You may think I´m not right.   2.- Petra may think I´m wrong   3.- You guys may think I´m crazy. But I´m not.   4.- They might think they know better.   VER...

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9.- Subjuntivo. No creo que + subjunctive in Spanish. Venir 1.C1

Subjuntivo. No creo que + subjunctive in Spanish. Venir 1.C1   Ejemplo: No creo que Andrea venga mañana. I don´t think Andrea will come tomorrow     1.- I don´t think they´ll come next week   2.- I don´t think he´ll come the day after tomorrow   3.- I don´t think we´ll arrive late   4.-Call her: but I don´t think she´ll come with us.   5.-I don´t think Peter will come to the party.   VER...

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8.- Subjuntivo: Nunca 1 C1

Subjuntivo: Nunca 1 C1   1.-Never give up hope   2.-Never say never   3.-Never rule out other possibilities   4.-never disregard your enemy   5.- Never make an issue out of nothing   6.-Never speak to your boss like that   7.- Never be late for work   8.- Never be late at school   Subjuntivo Nunca 2 C1   1.-Nunca olvides a tus amigos.   2.-Nunca comas tan deprisa.   3.-Nunca dejes de hacer deporte.   4.-Nunca infravalores a la...

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7.- Perder.Pretérito Indefinido.

1.- Me perdí la clase de ayer.   2.- Me quedé dormido y me perdí la película.   3.- Perdí el último tren a Munich y me quedé en un hotel.   4.- Has perdido tu última oportunidad.   5.- Perdí el móvil. Lo estuve buscando mucho rato. Era tarde y perdí el autobús.   Verlieren vs verpassen   Verlieren + AKK – pierdes (to loose)   Der Spieler hat das Kartenspiel verloren.   1.- algo que te pertenece   Handy, Handtasche, Schlüßel.   2.-Un campeonato, un...

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6.- TENER. Subjuntivo imperfecto

TENER. Subjuntivo imperfecto   1.- Me gustaría que mi secretaría tuviera el informe terminado para el jueves.   2.-Me gustaría que mis padres tuvieran más tiempo para ellos.   3.-¿ Te gustaría que tuviera otro trabajo?   4.- Me gustaría que mi jefe tuviera una mejor opinión de mi.   5.-Wouldn´t you like us to have a house at the beach… ¿ No te gustaría que tuviéramos una casa en la playa?   6.- No me malinterpretéis / entendáis mal, me gustaría que tuvierais más dinero; eso es todo.   7.- Me gustaría que mis padres...

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5.- Subjuntivo

Subjuntivo . Hacer 1 verbo cada vez   1.Imperativo negativo   2.- Imperativo indirecto: Tell Tom to   B.1   3.- I want you to have everything you desire   B.2   4.- If I had to   C.1   5.- I would like you to have a new car   Me gustaría que tuvieras un coche nuevo   I don´t think they´ll leave the party so early.   No creo que se vayan de la fiesta tan pronto.   I´d like you to be here: Me gustaría que estuvieras aquí   I wish you were here:...

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4.- Subjuntivo.Ojalá 1 C1

SUBJUNTIVO . OJALÁ 1 C1   1.- I wish I knew the answer   Ojalá supiera la respuesta   2.-I wish you were kinder Ojalá fueras más e   3.- I wish I could afford an Aston Martin   4.- Ojalá supiera de qué va todo esto.   5.- Ojalá supiera qué pretende hacer el presidente.   VER...

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3.- Subjuntivo may-might.Be late.C1

Subjuntivo may-might. Be late. 1. C1. Profesor.   To be late= llegar tarde. …. Neither “Estar tarde” nor “Ser tarde”  exist in Spanish….. Ninguna de las dos expresiones existe en Español.   Traduce estas frases al español.   1.- Don´t wait up for me. I might be late     2.- You might be late. The 10:30 train never leaves on time     3.- Peter might be late for dinner.     4.- We might be late for tomorrow´s meeting.     5.- If you (plural) don´t catch...

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2.- Subjuntivo may – might. To call= llamar

Subjuntivo may–might. To call: llamar por teléfono 1. C1.   1.- I might call her tomorrow   2.-Your boss might call you tomorrow.   3.-He might call his girlfriend and take her to a fancy restaurant. He hasn´t made up his mind, yet.   4.- We might call our grandma the day after tomorrow.   5.-They may call us any time now   VER SOLUCIONES

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1.-Subjuntivo may –might visit=ir a ver.C1

Subjuntivo may –might visit =ir a ver. 1. C1.   Keep in mind… (ten presente)…. En español usamos el verbo visitar en muy, muy raras ocasiones. El equivalente a “to visit someone” es : Ir a ver a alguien. Por ejemplo, en español uno NUNCA visita a sus padres… visitar suena como “pay a visit after having made an appointment” …. Concertar una cita= make an appointment.   I may go to the city centre tonaight : Puede que vaya     Well, there you go: Translate the following sentences into...

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