An afternoon around the fire

Spanish B2 writing exercise

Una tarde junto al fuego

What do you think of a warm afternoon around the fire? In this exercise, you'll practise the conjunction "al", the verbs of change "ponerse/quedarse" and infinitives followed by prepositions.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to consume (destroy)", "heat", "pleasure (enjoyment)", "to add" and "touch (style)".

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Today we have been hiking and we were freezing cold. That's why, as soon as we arrived home in the afternoon we lit the fireplace and we sat in front of it to warm up. How comfortable we felt! We loved seeing how the firewood was consumed and the intense colour of the fire. Also, it started to rain and we stayed for hours gathered around the heat of the fireplace. For us, without a doubt, the fireplace is one of the best pleasures of winter and adds a homely touch to the house.

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