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My neighbourhood

"Mi barrio"
Spanish A1 writing exercise

Discover what Maite thinks of her neighbourhood while practicing stem-changing verbs and vocabulary for sports and activities.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "basketball court", "ice rink", "swimming pool" and "video games".

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:

I like my neighbourhood because it's very lively! When you want to go out, you have a lot of options. You can go to the cinema [in order] to see a film, or if you prefer sports, there's also a basketball court, an ice rink and a swimming pool. I don't like sports, but my sister goes swimming every Saturday. My friends and I prefer to stay at my place [in order] to play video games!