Charity Kings Parade (C1)
Spanish writing exercise

Cabalgata solidaria

Are you a fan of The Three Wise Men? In this exercise you'll practise idiomatic expressions with "ser", subordinate clauses followed by El Indicativo or El Subjuntivo and difference between "no sé" vs. "no lo sé".

Pay attention to the hints! Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to excite (thrill)".

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I'm ready to go to the Kings Parade, it is going to be incredibly exciting since it is a charity parade so that orphan children receive toys. I'm thinking of taking an umbrella in case it rains later. I don't know why exactly but the parade of the [Three] Wise Men fills me with emotion because I must see them on their floats. Every year I get a little nervous although I hope to enjoy tonight. I want to see my boyfriend's face of satisfaction tomorrow morning! (He) is not really the type to receive gifts but I know that he will be very excited (about the fact) that the [Three] Wise Men brought him a new watch.

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