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Opening a bank account (A2)
Spanish writing exercise

Abrir una cuenta bancaria

Learn Spanish banking vocabulary. In this exercise you'll practise infinitives as the subjects of the verbs, indefinite pronouns and the preposition "para" to express purpose.

Pay attention to the hints! Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "passport", "proof of address", "available", "to deposit (money: put in bank)", "card (banking)", "debit", "credit", "advantage" and "to spend (money)".

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Opening a bank account is very easy. You only need your passport and proof of address. In just a few minutes, you have your account available (in order) to deposit money and make payments. In addition, you can use online banking (in order) to pay invoices from home without going to the branch. (In order) to pay, you have two types of cards: debit or credit. We always have many opportunities (in order) to spend our money.

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