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Lesson 17 - La Ciudad (The City)
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La Fiesta
(The Party)

Reading 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.

*Even though the word cumpleaños ends with a letter S, it is singular. If you want to make it plural, you just make the article plural (el cumpleaños → los cumpleaños).



Read the email below and answer the questions.


Fecha: el 20 de julio, 2022 10:00 AM

De: Bianca Pérez ([email protected])

Para: Sara Martínez ([email protected])

Asunto: Fiesta

Hola Sara. El viernes es mi cumpleaños, y voy a tener una fiesta en mi casa a las 7:00 pm. Para llegar a mi casa, tienes que seguir derecho por la Avenida Hidalgo hasta la Calle Segunda. Luego das vuelta a la derecha. Sigues derecho dos cuadras y luego das vuelta a la izquierda en la Avenida Central. Mi casa está del lado izquierdo en la esquina de la Avenida Central y la Calle Primera. ¡Nos vemos el viernes!


Which house is Bianca's?

A      B      C      D     



Write an email inviting a friend to a party at your house. Include in the email directions of how to get from their house to yours.

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Lesson 17 - La Ciudad (The City)
City - Prepositions of location - Dialogue - Reading - Quiz




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