I'm disappointed (A2)
Spanish writing exercise

Estoy decepcionado

Benito tells us about his most recent disappointment. In this exercise, you'll practise exclamatory sentences with "qué", how to say "after + -ing", demonstrative pronouns, and expressing obligation with "hay que".

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "disappointment", "grade (education:assessment)", "sad", "to be worried", "high expectations", "to happen", "useful" and "to lose".

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What a disappointment! After I tried so hard, I didn't get a high grade (in order) to study at university. I am very sad. That means I have to study more and repeat the exam next year. I am also worried about my parents because they had high expectations. I think that things happen for a reason and that this extra year is going to be useful. We must not lose hope!

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