Long naps (B2)
Spanish writing exercise

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Miguel loves naps but his girlfriend doesn't! In this exercise you'll practise expressions followed by the indicative/subjunctive, the position of adjectives and the difference between "decir" and "contar".

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "nap", "to laze around", "bad mood" and "maybe".

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My girlfriend is always mad at me when I take long naps, since sometimes these last two hours. She says I am lazy and that I spend the afternoon lazing around, but she doesn't understand that I get up very early and that I need to re-energize. Also, taking a nap is a great pleasure, as long as I wake up without a headache. When the nap is not good, I get up in a bad mood and my girlfriend gets even angrier. Maybe I should sleep less but for me naps are necessary, especially when I feel so tired after working so hard.

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