The night of San Juan

Spanish A1 writing exercise

La noche de San Juan

Learn about the night of San Juan in Alicante, Spain. In this exercise, you'll practise El Presente, regular gerunds, the general use of prepositions, and gender/number of nouns/adjectives.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "year", "night", "beach", "happy", "to burn", "to welcome (to greet gladly)" and "party (social gathering)".

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Year 2018, Alicante. It is a very hot night. On the beach of San Juan there are bonfires. People sing, dance and are very happy. Also there are people jumping over the bonfires and burning old objects (in order) to welcome the summer. It's a really fun party and I really like it.