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NicoleB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

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Re Exercise: The weather forecast Spanish writing exercise EL PRONÓSTICO DEL TIEMPO

Page: On the page: https://spanish.kwiziq.com/my-languages/spanish/exercises/judge/197/456443?response=61108&;page=3

In Milan it is raining

Kwizbot En Milán está lloviendo 

You Está lloviendo en Milán

Why is my reply not OK?


and this one:

In the east, in Bari there's a storm

Kwizbot En el este, en Bari hay tormenta 

You En el este, en Bari hay una tormenta

Questioin: Would it not be acceptable to use "una" here, since it's a manifestation and not a condition like cloudy?

i.e. there's a cloud: hay un nube; it's cloudy: está nublado (I know it strays a bit from the "hay" format, but it's the only example I can think of. )

Thank you.

Nicole

Asked 1 year ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Nicole

We can accept the different order for the first sentence as it doesn't change the meaning at all. So that is now also a possible correct answer in the system. "En Milán está lloviendo"= "Está lloviendo en Milán."

For the second sentence, we don't use the articles when we are simply, with no details, saying what the weather is like, in the form of a "forecast". This was our intention with this exercise, so we can only admit "hay tormenta". If we were a bit more specific about the storm and gave a few more details about it then we would use the article, for example: "En Bari, hay una tormenta muy grande, que ...."

But this is not the case.

I hope this helps,

Saludos

Inma

NicoleB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thank you so much Inma, perfect! You are a super star!

Nicole

2 questions about this test

Re Exercise: The weather forecast Spanish writing exercise EL PRONÓSTICO DEL TIEMPO

Page: On the page: https://spanish.kwiziq.com/my-languages/spanish/exercises/judge/197/456443?response=61108&;page=3

In Milan it is raining

Kwizbot En Milán está lloviendo 

You Está lloviendo en Milán

Why is my reply not OK?


and this one:

In the east, in Bari there's a storm

Kwizbot En el este, en Bari hay tormenta 

You En el este, en Bari hay una tormenta

Questioin: Would it not be acceptable to use "una" here, since it's a manifestation and not a condition like cloudy?

i.e. there's a cloud: hay un nube; it's cloudy: está nublado (I know it strays a bit from the "hay" format, but it's the only example I can think of. )

Thank you.

Nicole

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