The legend of Zorro
Spanish writing exercise

La leyenda del Zorro

Learn about the famous legend of Zorro. In this exercise you'll practise the difference between El Pretérito Imperfecto vs. El Pretérito Indefinido and sentences with "se".

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "abuse of power", "hero" and "to defend".

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For me, the legend of Zorro is one of the most interesting in Latin America. It is not known for sure if [the] Zorro existed, but his character represented freedom and [the] rebellion against [the] abuse[s] of power that occurred in the occupied colonies by the Spanish administration[s]. The humble peasants considered [the] Zorro [as] a national hero who defended them from injustice. This legend doesn't only exist in popular literature, but it has also been carried [over] to the world of television and that's why there are several movies with his name. You should see some of these movies if you have the opportunity.

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