Bitesize has changed! We're updating subjects as fast as we can. Visit our new site to find Bitesize guides and clips - and tell us what you think!
Print

Spanish

The world around us: Festivals

Second paragraph

The second paragraph answers this part of the question: lo que hiciste este año

Read it and decide which verb forms should be used.

Este año antes de las Navidades envié/envió muchas tarjetas y compraste/compré algunos regalos. El día de Navidad abrimos/abrí mis regalos y comieron/comí demasiado pastel de Navidad. ¿Y tú? ¿Qué comí/comiste?

Now read the corrected version:

Este año antes de las Navidades envié muchas tarjetas y compré algunos regalos. El día de Navidad abrí mis regalos y comí demasiado pastel de Navidad. ¿Y tú? ¿Qué comiste?

Examiner's tips:

To talk about things that have already happened you will need to use the preterite tense.

If you are talking about what you yourself did, the verb will generally end in -é, or -í

If you are talking or asking about what one other person did, expect the verb to end in -aste, or -iste.

Back to Writing: Higher index

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.