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Lesson 2 - ¿Cuántos? (How many?)
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This page: Learn how to describe how many things you have in Spanish.



(How many?)

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.



Select the correct translation.

 1. I have       

 2. ready       

 3. for       

 4. tomorrow       

 5. pencil       

 6. of       

 7. book       

 8. more       

 9. paper       

10. notebook       

11. I need       

12. everything, all       

13. you have; Do you have?       

14. day       

15. first       

16. what       

17. and       

18. class       

19. you (informal)       

20. sheet (of paper), leaf       



Listen to the dialogue and answer the following question.

► Listen to the dialogue

Select the number of things that Marta has of each. You will probably have to listen to the dialogue multiple times to answer all of the questions.

1. lápices   (pencils)      

2. libros   (books)      

3. cuadernos   (notebooks)      

4. hojas de papel   (sheets of paper)      



Now read the dialogue.

► Listen to the dialogue

  • MARTA - Tengo todo listo para el primer día de clase mañana.
  • PABLO - ¿Sí? ¿Qué tienes?
  • MARTA - Tengo dos lápices, tres libros y dos cuadernos.
  • PABLO - ¿Tienes papel?
  • MARTA - Sí. Tengo veinte hojas de papel. ¿Y tú? ¿Tienes todo listo para el primer día de clase?
  • PABLO - No. Necesito dos libros más.
  • MARTA - Hasta mañana.
  • PABLO - Adiós.



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Lesson 2 - ¿Cuántos? (How many?)
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