I am a mariachi

"Soy mariachi"
Spanish A1 writing exercise

Meet Alejandro, a Mexican mariachi.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "guitar", "violin", "trumpet", "flute", "harp", "gathering (meeting)" and "serenade".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into Spanish

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How the test works

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My name is Alejandro, I'm Mexican and I'm a mariachi. To make this kind of music, I need instruments like the guitar, the guitarron, the violin and some trumpets. Sometimes, I also have to use flutes and harps. It is a very varied music and in Mexico it is very common to listen to mariachis at family gatherings, parties, serenades and on the anniversary of Independence on September 16.

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