In this section you will find information about content changes in the Spanish Language Exercises web page in chronological order. I encourage you to let me know about problems with this site.
November 12, 2002: added self-check exercise Recomendación in the Verbs/Present Subjunctive section.
November 8, 2002: added instructor-check exercise React & Recommend in the Verbs section.
November 7, 2002: added self-check exercise Niños malos in the Adjectives section.
September 24, 2002: added instructor-check exercise Personalidad II in the Adjectives section.
September 20, 2002: added self-check exercise Personalidad II in the Adjectives section.
September 18, 2002: added instructor-check exercise Personalidad I in the Adjectives section.
September 17, 2002: added self-check exercise Personalidad I in the Adjectives section.
November 1, 2001: added self-check exercise Haber: There is/are in the Verbs section.
November 9, 2001: added a Site Map, linked from main pages.
February 21, 2001: the Numbers category was created to include the new exercise Numbers: Spanish Politics.
February 21, 2001: under the self-check exercises category, a new Pintura moderna de España group of exercises has been added to the Art section. This Flash web site contains different listening comprehension exercises based on paintings by Picasso, Dalí and Miró.
February 5, 2001: added the self-check exercise Direct and Indirect-Object Pronouns: Identification, under the self-check exercises category Object Pronouns.
December 11, 2000: added the self-check exercise Argumentación: uso de nexos (subjuntivo) in the new category Syntax. The exercise is also available in the Verbs category. It's designed for intermediate/advanced students, and consists of completing a set of 10 sentences using connectors and phrases that require Subjunctive.
6, 2000: added the self-check web site Directions,
under the Verbs/Imperative category, featuring a listening comprehension
exercise to trace on a map the steps a tourist must follow in order to
get to a bus stop. The map represents a part of downtown Madrid. The audio
(.wav or .mp3 formats) plays a native speaker from Madrid. The exercise
includes a fill in the blank an several options to complete the map.
November 28, 2000: added the self-check web site Alimentos, under the Vocabulary category, featuring a review of food vocabulary. This application requires the Flash Player.
April 6, 2000: added the self-check web site Presentaciones II, under the Videos category, featuring a guided viewing web site around a 23-second video clip. This site requires Quick Time 4 or higher.
March 22, 2000: added the self-check web site Passive, which covers different aspects of the Passive in Spanish.
March 3, 2000: added the self-check exercise Pero, sino (que) to the Conjunctions category.
November 15, 1999: added a new category (Videos) under the Self-Check exercises, with a new video exercise (Video I) featuring a native speaker. This exercise requires RealPlayerG2.
August 17, 1999: the newly designed Spanish Language Exercises are online. The site has also two new self-check exercises: