Spanish by Choice/SpanishPod newbie lesson A0062


At the Bank


Introduction

We are going to a Mexican bank! That must be fun! Well, maybe not that much. But at least we are well prepared after this lesson with Liliana and JP. The keyword is: depósito – deposit.

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Audio Lesson


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Dialogue

hombre: Quiero hacer un depósito.
mujer: ¡Llene este formulario!
hombre: ¿Me presta su pluma?
mujer: Claro.
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Dialogue with Translation

hombre: Quiero hacer un depósito.
(I) want (to) make a deposit
man: I want to make a deposit.
mujer: ¡Llene este formulario!
(you) fill out this form
woman: Fill out this form!
hombre: ¿Me presta su pluma?
(to) me (you) loan your pen
man: Do you loan me your pen?
mujer: Claro.
clear
woman: Of course.
la pluma – the fountain pen
la pluma – the feather

Vocabulary for Dialogue

el hombre noun (masculine) the man
la mujer noun (feminine) the woman
querer verb (infinitive) to want
(yo) quiero verb (present tense) I want
hacer verb (infinitive) to make
(yo) quiero hacer phrase I want to make
un/una article (m./f.) a
el depósito noun (masculine) the deposit
llenar verb (infinitive) to fill (up/out)
¡(usted) llene! verb (imperative) (you) fill (out)! (formal, singular)
este/esta adjective (m./f.) this
el formulario noun (masculine) the form
me indirect object pronoun (to/for) me
prestar verb (infinitive) to loan
(usted) presta verb (present tense) you loan (formal, singular)
su possessive adjective your (formal)
la pluma noun (feminine) the (fountain) pen, the feather
claro/clara adjective (m./f.) clear
¡claro! interjection of course!

Vocabulary for Audio Lesson

¡Llene el vaso de agua! phrase Fill up the glass of water!
¡Llene el tanque! phrase Fill the gas tank!
la señorita noun (feminine) the miss
la piñata noun (feminine) game for children about breaking a pot
los mariachis noun (plural, masculine) the Mexican musicians
hasta luego phrase see you later
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More Vocabulary

This section includes grammatically related words. Some of them are required by the exercise Dialogue Recast.

querer infinitive to want
(yo) quiero present tense I want
(tú) quieres you want (informal, singular)
(él/ella) quiere he/she(/it) wants
(usted) quiere you want (formal, singular)
(nosotros/-as) queremos we want (m./f.)
(vosotros/-as) queréis you want (informal, plural, m./f.)
(ellos/ellas) quieren they want (m./f.)
(ustedes) quieren you want (formal, plural)
 
llenar infinitive to fill (out/up)
¡(tú) llena! imperative (you) fill (out/up)! (informal, singular)
¡(usted) llene! (you) fill (out/up)! (formal, singular)
¡(nosotros/-as) llenemos! (let's) fill (out/up)! (m./f.)
¡(vosotros/-as) llenad! (you) fill (out/up)! (informal, plural, m./f.)
¡(ustedes) llenen! (you) fill (out/up)! (formal, plural)
 
me indirect object pronoun (to) me
te (to) you (informal, singular)
le (to) him/her(/it)
le (to) you (formal, singular)
nos (to) us
os (to) you (informal, plural)
les (to) them
les (to) you (formal, plural)
 
prestar infinitive to loan
(yo) presto present tense I loan
(tú) prestas you loan (informal, singular)
(él/ella) presta he/she(/it) loans
(usted) presta you loan (formal, singular)
(nosotros/-as) prestamos we loan (m./f.)
(vosotros/-as) prestáis you loan (informal, plural, m./f.)
(ellos/ellas) prestan they loan (m./f.)
(ustedes) prestan you loan (formal, plural)
 
mi possessive adjective my
mis poss. adjective (plural) my
tu possessive adjective your (informal, singular)
tus poss. adjective (plural) your (informal, singular)
su possessive adjective his/her(/its)/their
sus poss. adjective (plural) his/her(/its)/their
su possessive adjective your (formal)
sus poss. adjective (plural) your (formal)
nuestro/nuestra poss. adjective (m./f.) our
nuestros/nuestras poss. adj. (plural, m./f.) our
vuestro/vuestra poss. adjective (m./f.) your (informal, plural)
vuestros/vuestras poss. adj. (plural, m./f.) your (informal, plural)
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Exercises

Dialogue Translation

Translate from Spanish to English. Click each bar to check your answer. If possible, read the Spanish sentences aloud.

Quiero hacer un depósito.

I want to make a deposit.

¡Llene este formulario!

Fill out this form!

¿Me presta su pluma?

Do you loan me your pen?

Claro.

Of course.

Dialogue Recall

Now translate from English to Spanish. Remember to say the Spanish sentences aloud.

I want to make a deposit.

Quiero hacer un depósito.

Fill out this form!

¡Llene este formulario!

Do you loan me your pen?

¿Me presta su pluma?

Of course.

Claro.

Dialogue Remix

Translate this variant of the dialogue from English to Spanish.

I want to make a deposit.

Quiero hacer un depósito.

Fill out this form!

¡Llene este formulario!

Of course. Do you loan me your pen?

Claro. ¿Me presta su pluma?

Fill out this form!

¡Llene este formulario!

I want to fill out this form!

¡Quiero llenar este formulario!

Fill out this form!

¡Llene este formulario!

Of course.

Claro.

Dialogue Recast

This translation exercise requires some of the words from the More Vocabulary section.

We want to make a deposit.

Queremos hacer un depósito.

Fill out this form! (formal, plural)

¡Llenen este formulario!

Do you loan us your pen?

¿Nos presta su pluma?

Of course.

Claro.


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Last modified on 26 February 2010, at 22:47