|In this section you will find categories for
instructors-check exercises covering different aspects of the Spanish verbs.
Choose from the index on the left to access the exercises. When you click on the exercise a new browser window will open. To return to this page after doing the exercise close its window click on the top right corner in a PC, and on the top left corner in a Mac).
Future and Conditional
Student has to choose between these two tenses from 6 pull down menus in a short story. 3 additional questions and 1 external link relate to the Alhambra.
Imperative I (Tú)
15 blanks in a dialogue to use the informal commands.
Imperative II (Usted)
4 sets of blanks to give affirmative
and negative formal
Provided model with usage of the Imperfect in relation to childhood events. Student has to complete sentences similar in content. Questions related to the model.
Imperfect/Preterit Indicative I
Conjugated options are given in pull down menus for a short story about a student's arrival at the university.
Imperfect/Preterit Indicative II
Long story about a skiing trip with 44 verbs.
Imperfect Subjunctive I
14 blanks in a story about the visit of a foreign student to Madrid. Clickable map of the Retiro Park continues the exercise in Imperfecto de Subjuntivo II. Links to dictionaries.
Imperfect Subjunctive II
3 sets of statements given in the form of radio buttons about 3 different pictures of Madrid. Students have to choose one of the three options and then explain their choice in a text area box.
8 blanks that need to be answered by going to several external sites related to Argentina.
18 blanks for a dialogue between a student and her concerned father.
This is part of El tiempo y los deportes web site, a Power Point presentation.
Present Subjunctive I (Persuasion)
5 graphics set the context for answering 5 questions using the Present of Subjunctive.
Present Subjunctive II (Doubt)
Same as above. 4 pictures.
Present Subjunctive III (Emotion)
User has to read a news clip and react to it using expressions given in a table.
React & Recomend
Three photographs set the context for the user to react and give recommendations, using the Present Subjunctive. A pull-down menu provides a quick review of the conjugation for regular and irregular verbs. The feedback form suggests possible correct answers to the user.
5 transformations of Present of Indicative to "se passive" with the aid of graphics.
Students have to choose between 3 options about avoiding personal responsibilities and explain their choice.
Quick review of the differences between the two verbs. 5 blanks to enter the correct form of "Ser" or "Estar." One external link helps to answer one question.