A2 level. Momentos de la pareja

Updated: 3 days ago


In this post we are going to learn about wedding celebration in Latin American countries and some common verbs when you are dating someone. Let's practice with this dialogue.

Guadalupe: ¿Quieres is conmigo está tarde? Mi hermana Clara y su novio, Simón, se van a casar.

Charlie: ¿Hoy?

Guadalupe: Sí, la ceremonia no dura mucho tiempo. Estoy segura de que tenemos suficiente tiempo para ir al museo.

Charlie: Pero tus padres están en Nueva York, ¿no? ¿No van a asistir a la boda?

Guadalupe: ¡Claro que sí! Regresan el jueves antes de la boda.

Charlie: Pero... la boda es hoy, ¿verdad?

Guadalupe: Sí, pero es la ceremonia civil, nada más.

Charlie: Entoncés, ¿la boda es el domingo? ¡No entiendo!

Let's discuss...

1. Why does Charlie seem so surprised that Guadalupe's sister is getting married today without her parents being present?

2. Why are Clara and Simón having two different wedding ceremonies?


Let's understand

In Latin American countries, many couples participate in two ceremonies. For most, the civil ceremony is a formality, similar to getting a marriage license. The religious ceremony is the important one for the family and the one after which all the festivities occur. Although the civil ceremony is fully legal and binding, family and friends often don't consider the couple married until after the ceremony in church.

Let's practice

Listening Activity No. 1:

Verbs enamorarse (to fall in love), discutir (to argue), cortar, separarse (to separate). Watch the video here.


Quiz Activity No. 2: Día de San Valentín Juego de Vocabulario.

1. Otro nombre para el día de San Valentín _____ el día de los morados. _____ el día de los casados _____ el día de los amantes _____ el día de los casados. 2. Comenzar a sentir amor hacia otra persona es… _____ despertarse _____ dormirse _____ enamorarse _____ cambiarse 3. El día de San Valentín se celebra el mes de… _____ mayo _____ diciembre _____ febrero _____ marzo


4. Un manojo de flores unidos generalmente por una cinta es...

_____ Un ramo _____ Un romero _____ Una rama _____ Un remo


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