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Calva (A1)
Spanish writing exercise

Calva

Learn about calva, a traditional Spanish game. In this exercise you'll practise El Presente, verb "gustar", modal verb "poder"; gender and number of nouns/adjectives.

Pay attention to the hints! Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "rural", "championship", "player", "wooden (made of wood)", "to get (obtain)", "alone" and "team".

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Calva is a Spanish rural sport. In my town there is a championship every year. It is an outdoor game, in flat areas, and the players throw stones against a wooden horn. They get a point if the stone hits the horn before touching the ground. You can play calva alone or as a team. Do you like this game?

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