Check these flip cards about activities that can help you express past events and narrate some of your experiences and adventures.
Go to (a place)
Visit (a place, a relative)
Travel (by plane, bus, car,..)
Watch (a movie, TV)
Stay in (a hotel, your house)
Try (new things, food, clothes)
See (a place, an object, or person)
Remember that we also use expressions of time when you want to talk about dates and specify the day, week, month, or year an activity took place. Let’s check some of them:
|Expressions of time|
|Fixed Expressions||LAST + period of time||IN + year, month, season of the year etc.||period of time + ago|
|I watched “The tomb of the fireflies” yesterday.||Angie traveled to Tokyo last week.||Griselda visited Hermosillo in 1985.||Fharibi played Mario Bros. ten days ago.|
|My friend went to Oregon the other day.||Perla read “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” last month.||Mario was in Akihabara in March.||Daniel argued with his girlfriend ten weeks ago.|
|Gabriela met her crush the day before yesterday.||Ale watched “The Queen’s Gambit” last year.||Stephany toured Crater Lake in Spring.||Lety went camping to “La Huasteca” ten years ago.|
If you think these expressions or words are not enough, check out these learning objects!
My home was cozy
We lived a beautiful and happy life
Juan & Loreto
Our adventure begins. Juan & Loreto.
My most beloved trip by your side. Juan & Loreto.
I hate eating grasshoppers. Juan & Loreto.
First trip with friends
Everything is better when you have your friends with you. Juan, Loreto & our friends.
Our daughter's birthday
Our most wonderful gift. Juan, Loreto & Valeria.
My best treasures. Juan, Loreto & Valeria
A new beginning. Juan, Loreto & Valeria.
Take a look at Juan & Loreto's photo album. Read the texts and dates and see the pictures carefully. Later, complete the conversation between Valeria and her mom about her mom and dad’s adventures. Use the words from the box to help you complete the conversation. Do not forget to pay attention to the date in the calendar in Valeria's living room. Correct answers will be in green and the wrong ones in red.