Grape pickers (A2)
Spanish writing exercise

Recolectores de uvas

Manuel explains to us his work as a grape picker. In this exercise you'll practise possessive adjectives, nouns ending differently from -o/-a, indefinite adjectives, and direct/indirect pronouns.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "grape picker", "grape harvest", "bunch (bananas, grapes: clump)", "to require", and "to spend (time)".

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My brother and I are grape pickers, we work seasonally when the time of the grape harvest arrives. We have to cut the bunches with a pruner and separate the grapes. This work requires quite a physical effort. If you don't do it right your back is going to give you problems at the end of the day because you have to spend a lot of time bending over. In our family, being a grape picker is a tradition of many generations.

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