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Lesson 4 - ¿Cómo estás? (How are you?)
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Pages in this lesson: Question Words - estar - Dialogue - Reading - Quiz
This page: Practice with the verbs estar and ser, question words and adjectives to describe conditions and emotions.


Letter to a Friend

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.



Select the correct translation.

1. luxurious      

2. today      

3. dear      

4. in, at      

5. the hotel      

6. beautiful      

7. weather, climate      

8. the beaches      

9. here      

10. fantastic      



Querida Amiga:

¿Cómo estás? Estoy de vacaciones en México. Hoy estoy en Cancún. El hotel es lujoso, y las playas son hermosas. El clima aquí es fantástico. Estoy muy contenta.




Write a letter to a friend telling where you are and how you are using the adjectives you learned in this lesson. If you need to look up a word, you could use www.spanishdict.com.

If you want to type a special character (like an accented letter) in the comments section, you could do one of the following . . .

  • Select and copy the character that you need → á é í ó ú ü ñ ¿ ¡ Á É Í Ó Ú Ü Ñ « »
  • Use special codes on your computer if you have numeric keypad (instructions HERE).
  • Type your sentences into the text box below and use the special character buttons provided. Then select and copy your text and paste it into the comments section.

  Don't forget to paste your text into the comments section below!

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Lesson 4 - ¿Cómo estás? (How are you?)
Question Words - estar - Dialogue - Reading - Quiz




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