My family tree (A2)
Spanish writing exercise

Mi árbol genealógico

José is researching his family tree. In this exercise, you'll practise gender/number of nouns/adjectives ending differently from -o/-a, ordinal numbers, and indefinite adjectives.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to manage (succeed in)", "to search for", "ancestor", "generation", and "ancestry".

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The story of my family begins with my family tree. Using some personal documents I have written the dates of birth of my relatives and also their death dates. I have managed to get to 1840. Now I need to search for more information in church registries (in order) to discover my ancestors going back seven and eight generations. It is not an easy task, because I can only count on the men (in order) to see the ancestral lineage.

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