Holidays in the sun or in the snow? (B1)
Spanish writing exercise

¿Vacaciones en el sol o en la nieve?

Lisa is not sure whether to spend her holidays in the sun or in the snow. In this exercise you'll practise the position of pronouns, the use of some connectives and the verb "quedar".

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "dilemma", "to solve", "landscape", "mountain range" and "southern hemisphere".

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I have a big dilemma that I don't know how to solve. On the one hand, I want to spend my holidays in the sun here in Argentina, because we are practically in summer. But, on the other hand, I'm also attracted to the idea of going skiing in Europe, in the Alps or in some other ski resort. I love the snow and its landscapes, in Argentina you can practice winter sports in the mountain range of the Andes and Patagonia, but there is still a long way to go till ski season. So I think the best option is to wait for the southern hemisphere winter and drop by some beaches these weeks.

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