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1

1. En La Mancha hacen UNOS quesos buenísimos.
2 un, una, unos, unas = a type of (cheese, wine etc) NOT an invidivual cheese or glass or wine

1. They make really good cheese in La Mancha?
2. Why in Spanish is there an extra word before cheese?

2

1. Adela y Marisa son profesoras.
2. Adela y Marisa son UNAS profesoras muy eficaces.
3. Because the noun (profesoras) has an adjective attached ie it is QUALIFIED (ie they are efficient)

1. Adela y Marisa are lecturers.
2. Adela and Marisa are really efficient lecturers.
3. Why in Spanish is there an extra word before lecturers in 2 but not 1?

3

1. Me he comprado UNAS guantes preciosos.
2. Adolfo escribe novelas de misterio.
3. Because guantes is qualified by precioso, but "novelas de misterio" is a compound word formed noun + preposition + noun

1. He bought me some gorgeous gloves.
2. Adolfo writes mystery novels.
3. Why an extra word (ie some) in 1 but not 2?

4

1. people
2. things, actions, situations

1. What use quién/quiénes to ask about?
2. what use qué to ask about?

5

1. a/de/con ...+ quién/quiénes + vb?
2. a/de/con ...+ quién/quiénes + de + estos/esos + noun OR nosotros/vosotros + vb?
3. ¿A quién has vendido el ordenador?
4. ¿Quién DE ESTOS chicos es tu mejor amigo?

1. what 2 structures use with quién/quiénes?
3. WHO did you sell the computer to?
4. WHICH of these kids is your best friend?

6

1. Use qué to ask about a class of things or animals.
2. Use cuál to ask about one or more elements of a group of people or things
3. qué + n cf cuál + DE estos, los, mis + n + vb

1. When do use qué?
2. When do use cual? (contrast)
3. What is a rule of thumb to distinguish when followed by a noun?

7

1. ¿QUIÉNES fueron D y V?
2. ¿Cuál DE los dos restaurantes me recomiendas?
3. ¿QUÉ periodico lees ahora? (no DE)
4. ¿QUÉ queso habéis comprado? (cos asking what type of cheese, hence no DE)

1. WHO were D and V?
2. Which of the 2 restaurants do you recommend?
3. What paper do you read now?
4. What cheese have you bought?

8

1. Voy a sacar unas aceitunas y unos CACAHUETES.
2. Ten un poco de MANÍ de tentempié.
3. Me pagaban una MISERIA.

1. I'll get some olives and some PEANUTS. (Esp)
2. Have some PEANUTS for a snack. (Venz).
3. I got paid PEANUTS. (a small amount)

9

1. Solo quiero DIVERTIRME un poco.
2. divertirse

1. I only want to HAVE a little FUN. (S+P)
2. to have fun or to enjoy oneself

10

1. Tia, es un poco CURSI esto ¿no?
2. tio

1. Mate, that´s a little CORNY/SAPPY/TWEE, yes? (S+P)
2. pal, mate, bloke, dude - both male + female (colloq Esp)

11

1 ¿Qué músico compuso "El amor brujo"?
2. Quién/quiénes = general Qs
2a. Cuál/cuáles = specific Q, but if followed by a noun is + de + noun
2b Qué = specific Q + noun

1. WHICH musician composed "El amor brujo"?
2. Why not the other 2 interrogatives? (3)

12

1. ¿QuiénES sacaron las entradas para el partido?
2. Because is a general question + vb
3. Because the vb is in plural

1. WHO took the tickets for the game?
2. Why not the other 2 interrogatives?
3. Why in plural?

13

1. ¿QuálES de tus amigos conocen Cuba?
2. Specific Q + choice within a group
3. Because amigos + vb in plual

1. WHICH of your two friends knows Cuba?
2. Why that interrogative?
3. Why in plural?

14

1. ¿Cuál era el ejercicio más sencillo?
2a. Is a specific Q + vb
2b Qué + vb = general Q

1. WHAT was the simplest question?
2. Why that interrogative? (2)

15

1. ¿Qué es un cirujano?
2. Qué + vb = general Q
2b.Cuál + vb = specific Q

1. WHAT is a surgeon?
2. Why that interrogative? (2)

16

1. ¿QuálES son tus planes para el verano?
2. Qué + vb = general Q
2b.Cuál/es + vb = specific Q (cos plural)

1. WHAT are your plans for the summer?
2. Why that interrogative? (2)

17

Mari, eres la última LOCERA de la zona.

Mari, you´re the last POTTER in the area. (El Paisano)

18

1. no suena DESCABELLADO.
2. inverosímil ie implausible

1. It doesn't sound FAR-FETCHED (S+P)
2. Alt word for far-fetched

19

1. Coge los BÁRTULOS y lárgate.
2. tools

1. Take/grab your THINGS and get out. (S+P)
2. Means things as in belongings or bits and pieces. What is its technical meaning?

20

1. Somoza ME HA TENDIDO UNA TRAMPA.
2. Tender = to hang (the washing) + Engl meaning of to tender (eg offer)
3. to trap (deception), cheating (unsportsmanlike)
4. !Eso es trampa!

1. Somoza SET ME UP. (S+P)
2. What does the verb norm mean?
3. What does the noun norm mean?
4. That's cheating!