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Lesson 13 - Meses y Estaciones (Months and Seasons)
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This page: Practice with the months, seasons and present tense verbs with this dialogue of two people discussing their favorite months.

July & November

Mi Mes Favorito
(My Favorite Month)

Dialogue Lesson

Key Vocabulary

The following is a list of key vocabulary that you will need to know to understand the lesson. Click on the word to hear the pronunciation.

*The word mar (sea) can be masculine or feminine (el mar/la mar).

**You previously learned that beber is to drink. The verb tomar is also commonly used for to drink.



Section 1
Select the correct translation.

 1. favorite       

 2. family       

 3. warm       

 4. month       

 5. weather, climate       

 6. beach       

 7. seafood       

 8. sea       

 9. to change       

10. hot       

11. to take, to drink       

12. leaf       

13. delicious       



Section 2
Listen to the dialogue to hear what each person's favorite month is.

► Listen to the dialogue

1. Emilio's favorite month       

2. Lupe's favorite month       



Now read the dialogue.

► Listen to the dialogue

  • EMILIO - Julio es mi mes favorito porque el clima es cálido. En julio viajo a la playa con mi familia. Nadamos en el mar y comemos mariscos deliciosos. ¿Cuál es tu mes favorito?
  • LUPE - Mi mes favorito es noviembre. Las hojas cambian de color y son muy bonitas. Uso mi suéter y tomo chocolate caliente en el otoño.



Section 3
Translate the sentence to describe why each person likes their favorite month. Refer back to the dialogue and vocabulary list if you forget how to say something. Don't forget to use correct capitalization, accents and punctuation, or the computer will mark it as incorrect.

1. The weather is warm in July.    

2. Emilio travels to the beach with his family.    

3. Emilio swims in the sea.    

4. The leaves change colors.    

5. Lupe wears her sweater.    

6. Lupe drinks hot chocolate.    



Dictations are great for practicing listening and spelling in Spanish. Click on "Listen" to hear the dictation of a sentence. The sentence will be read once quickly and then repeated slowly with pauses to write the words. Write the sentence in the textbox. Click on "Check" to check your answer. Don't forget to use correct capitalization, accents and punctuation, or the computer will mark it as incorrect.

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5. ► Listen



What is your favorite month and why?

  • Mi mes favorito es ______ porque _______.

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Lesson 13 - Meses y Estaciones (Months and Seasons)
Months & Seasons - Present -ir verbs - Dialogue - Reading - Quiz




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