Sorting the waste for recycling (A2)
Spanish writing exercise

Separando la basura para reciclar

Miguel is explaining to Marcos how to recycle in Spain. In this exercise you'll practise gender/number of nouns ending in -or, quantitative pronouns and the preposition "para" to express the recipient of an action.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "neighbour", "glass", and "correctly".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into Spanish

  • I’ll show you where you make mistakes
  • I’ll keep track of what you need to practise
  • Change my choices if you want
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How the test works

Here's a preview of the text for the writing challenge, when you're ready click the start button above:

-Hi neighbor, my name is Marcos and I'm new to the neighborhood. I need help to sort my trash. - Nice to meet you, Marcos! I am Miguel and I recycle every day. -Great! How many trash cans are there? -There are five trash cans. Yellow is for plastic and metal packaging; blue is for paper; green is for glass; the orange color is for the organic waste, and the gray color is for general garbage. -Thank you, Miguel! Now I can recycle correctly.

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