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

shopping list

Lista de Compras
(Shopping List)

Reading Lesson

Lista de Compras

  • 5 plátanos (5 bananas)
  • 3 manzanas (3 apples)
  • 6 naranjas (3 oranges)
  • 2 cebollas (2 onions)
  • 10 zanahorias (10 carrots)
  • 3 pepinos (3 cucumbers)
  • 12 huevos (12 eggs)
  • 4 filetes de pescado (4 fish fillets)
  • 12 tortillas
  • 2 barras de pan (2 loaves of bread)

Necesito cinco plátanos, tres manzanas, seis naranjas, dos cebollas, diez zanahorias, tres pepinos, doce huevos, cuatro filetes de pescado, doce tortillas y dos barras de pan.



Write sentences about how many things you have or need to practice with the numbers and plural forms.

Tengo = I have   |   Necesito = I need

  • Examples
  • Tengo cinco manzanas.
  • Necesito dos naranjas.

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Lesson 2 - ¿Cuántos? (How many?)
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