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Practice Tomar and Llevar

Let’s practice the verbs Tomar and Llevar, as well as everything else we’ve learned this week, using a big quiz. Try to predict the Spanish, and make sure to practice out loud!

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Let’s use a big quiz to practice the verbs Tomar, Llevar, and Conocer, along with all our new adjectives and nouns. Try to predict the Spanish, and say the Spanish out loud to get some good speaking practice.

This first example uses the word pobre by itself to mean something like “poor guy” or “poor thing”, which is pretty common in Spanish.

Poor thing! I’ll bring you something for you to feel better.

¡Pobre! Te llevaré algo para que te sientas mejor.

They want me to take the phone and bring it to my bedroom.

Quieren que tome el teléfono y lo lleve a mi habitación.

Take this to the party with you because you know them better.

Lleva esto a la fiesta porque tú los conoces mejor.

He met me that day and he thought I was strange(f).

Me conoció ese día y pensó que yo era extraña.

Are you wearing it? Then take this.

¿Lo llevas? Entonces toma esto.

We met last week, so I don’t think he knows her.

Nos conocimos la semana pasada, entonces no creo que él la conozca.

I want to take this there before meeting him.

Quiero llevar esto allí antes de conocerlo.

Calm down(m)! Your work was perfect.

¡Tranquilo! Tu trabajo fue perfecto.

Poor woman, she always drinks coffee alone.

Pobre mujer, siempre toma café sola.

I think this bedroom is pretty.

Creo que esta habitación es bonita.

I haven’t known any place so beautiful.

No he conocido ningún lugar tan bello.

I met my best friend at the office.

Conocí a mi mejor amigo en la oficina.

There aren’t buildings in the countryside.

No hay edificios en el campo.

He wants to meet someone funny, so tell him to drink coffee with her.

Quiere conocer a alguien gracioso, entonces dile que tome café con ella.

You can take it because it’s gorgeous.

Puedes tomarlo porque es hermoso.

Calm down(f), she wants to meet you.

Tranquila, ella quiere conocerte.

The day you met her the sky looked beautiful.

El día que la conociste, el cielo se veía bello.

He took this from my house and now I’m bringing it with me.

Él tomó esto de mi casa y ahora yo lo llevo conmigo.

She doesn’t know him, that’s why she thinks he’s funny.

No lo conoce, por eso cree que es gracioso.

Meet him first, you’ll see he’s cute.

Conócelo primero, verás que es lindo.

This is perfect, because he always carries it with him.

Esto es perfecto, porque siempre lo lleva con él.

She didn’t know anyone in the office, but now they know each other.

No conocía a nadie en la oficina, pero ahora se conocen.

She wants me to meet her cute dog.

Quiere que yo conozca a su lindo perro.

Look at the gorgeous sky, I think I'll go to the countryside today.

Mira el cielo hermoso, creo que iré al campo hoy.

I saw her in the bathroom, but I don’t know her.

La vi en el baño, pero no la conozco.

I used to know them before they left the building.

Los conocía antes de que se fueran del edificio.

We don’t know that strange man.

No conocemos a ese hombre extraño.

He brought the pretty phone with him to the party.

Llevó el teléfono bonito con él a la fiesta.

For more practice with all of this, go to LCSPodcast.com/160.

This show is brought to you by LearnCraftSpanish.com. The Spanish voice in this episode was our coach Ximena Lama-Rondón. Our music was performed by the Seattle Marimba Quartet, and I’m Timothy, encouraging you to do the hard work of learning Spanish. Acquiring a second language is one of the most fulfilling things you can do, so start your fluency journey today at LCSPodcast.com.

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