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Mark Frobose's Lección del Día (Lesson of the Day) Let's Build 50 Sentences Juntos (Together)

Queridos Alumnos - Dear Students

Below please find a nice lesson on how to construct your own original sentences.

I would like for each of you to send me at least 50 sentences in Spanish.  Feel free to

add nouns as you wish.  This could be quite interesting.

I will give public praise the person who does the best job here.

Hasta pronto y buena suerte,  (Until soon and good luck)



Sentence Building: Constructing Your Own Sentences

Throughout this book you will find Sentence Building Charts, like the one you see below.  Use these to express yourself by forming your own original sentences in Spanish.  Let’s begin to have some fun with this.

How do you say I like in Spanish?  You say me gusta..  This means that someone or something is pleasing to me.  To make a simple sentence you simply add an infinitive or dictionary definition of the verb after me gusta (I like) or quiero (I want) and you have sentences.  We are going to learn 16 very common infinitives and combine them with four key verbs: quiero  (I want) me gusta (I like) puedo (I can) and tengo que  (I have to).  Please keep in mind that all English infinitives begin with to.



(I want)

Me gusta

(I like)


(I am able) 

Tengo que

(I have to) 

hablar   (to talk/speak)      

bailar  (to dance)

conseguir (to get)

trabajar (to work)            

dormir (to sleep) 

ir (to go)

viajar (to travel)

tratar(to try)

salir (to go out)              

hacer (to do/make)         

dar (to give)

ver (to see)

comer (to eat)

escribir  (to write)