Dust-covered treasure

Spanish B1 writing exercise

Un tesoro bajo el polvo

Ester found a little treasure while she was cleaning her house. In this exercise you'll practise relatives, the position of pronouns, El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto and the verb "haber" in past tenses.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to hide", "bottom (deepest part)", "dust" and "to keep (save)".

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Yesterday I was cleaning the house and I found a treasure that had been hidden for many years. It was in my parents' room at the bottom a drawer in the chest of drawers. It was a wooden box covered in dust and when I removed it, I saw that the box had an Indian inscription. So, I opened it and I found jewels and old photos of my parents. Also there was a lovely Indian talisman. They sure had a great time in their youth on that trip through India, and that's why they keep this treasure.

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