¡Viva! Spanish I Final Exam Study Guide
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Most Spanish-speakers have three last names.
Hispanic last names generally consist of the paternal last name followed by the maternal last name.
It is common to see "de" or "y" used in Hispanic last names.
Someone from Argentina would most likely have two last names.
Generally, married women legally retain two maiden surnames.
In social situations, a married woman often uses her husband's last name in place of her inherited paternal surname.
Adopting a husband's surname is only legally recognized in Peru and Ecuador.
Hispanic last names are effectively a combination of the maternal surnames from the previous generation.
In Spanish, ____, ____, and ____ are considered strong vowels.
a, e, and o
Which are considered weak vowels in Spanish?
i and u
Combination of two weak vowels or of a strong vowel and a weak vowel
How are diphthongs pronounced?
As a single syllable
How are two identical vowel sounds that appear together pronounced?
Like one long vowel
What do two identical consonants sound like?
A single consonant
What happens to a consonant at the end of a word and a vowel at the beginning of a word?
They are linked
What happens to a vowel at the end of a word and a vowel at the beginning of a word?
They are linked
Short (in height)
Big, large; great
Handsome; good looking
From the United States
His, her, its, your
Their, its, your
When they follow yo, -ar, -er, and -ir verbs are changed to what?
-o, -o, and -o
When they follow tú, -ar, -er, and -ir verbs are changed to what?
-as, -es, and -es
When they follow ud./él/ella, -ar, -er, and -ir verbs are changed to what?
-a, -e, and -e
When they follow nosotros/as, -ar, -er, and -ir verbs are changed to what?
-amos, -emos, and -imos
When they follow vosotros/as, -ar, -er, and -ir verbs are changed to what?
-áis, -éis, and -ís
When they follow uds./ellos/ellas, -ar, -er, and -ir verbs are changed to what?
-an, -en, and -en
Present tense of tener in relation to yo
Present tense of tener in relation to tú
Present tense of tener in relation to Ud./él/ella
Present tense of tener in relation to nosotros/as
Present tense of tener in relation to vosotros/as
Present tense of tener in relation to uds./ellos/ellas
Present tense of venir in relation to yo
Present tense of venir in relation to tú
Present tense of venir in relation to ud./él/ella
Present tense of venir in relation to nosotros/as
Present tense of venir in relation to vosotros/as
Present tense of venir in relation to uds./ellos/ellas
Nos llevamos muy bien
We get along very well
Me la compra
Buys it for me