Cathedral of Santa Maria de Vitoria (A2)
Spanish writing exercise

Catedral de Santa María de Vitoria

Marcos went to see the cathedral of Santa Maria de Vitoria with his school. In this exercise you'll El Pretérito Indefinido, El Pretérito Imperfecto, causal connectors "porque"/"ya que" and direct object pronoun "it".

Pay attention to the hints! Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "yesterday", "architecture", "under construction", "to restore (return to original state)", "to explain", "to use" and "literary".

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Yesterday I went with my school to the Cathedral of Santa Maria (in order) to know its architecture. We had to wear protective helmets (in order) to walk on the scaffolding since the building is under construction because it is being restored. The guide explained that the cathedral is from the 13th century but did not acquire cathedral status until 1862. Also, Ken Follet used it (in order) to write his literary works, for example, "The Pillars of the Earth".

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