Freeform Writing Exercise

At the street market

En el mercadillo (B1)

In this exercise you'll practise the passive with "se", the shortening of the word "grande", relatives and El Futuro Simple.

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"street market", "stall", "second-hand", "bargain", "scam", "personal safety", "affordable", "busy", "to care about" and "at all".

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In some places there are traditional street markets either every week or several times a month where whole streets of assorted stalls can be seen. A good example of this is Madrid's el Rastro, which is also famous for the number of stalls dedicated to second-hand products. It's true that a bargain can always be found but as in all places you have to be careful about possible scams and personal safety. In my opinion, el Rastro is a great place (in order) to buy presents for the whole family because prices are fairly reasonable. What's bad is that it can be very busy because it takes place at the weekend. That does not matter to me at all! I'll go back next Sunday!

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