At the train station
Spanish writing exercise

En la estación de trenes

Join Clara and her friend Isabel who travel to Zaragoza by train every weekend.

In this exercise you'll practise El Presente, gender and number of nouns ending different from -o/-a.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"train", "return ticket", "ticket window", "train station", "platform", and "ticket inspector".

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My friend Isabel and I travel to Zaragoza every weekend. That's why we always arrive early at the train station and we usually buy two return [US: round-trip] tickets at the ticket window. In order to catch the train, we need to get to platform six (in order) to board it. While we wait, we have a coffee in the station café and we chat about our lives. When the train arrives, before boarding we have to show our tickets to the (ticket) inspector and finally we find our seats in order to begin the trip. I prefer travelling by train to travelling by car because it's faster and more comfortable.

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