D1-The-Ultimate-Student’s-Guide-to-Preparing-for-the-AP-Spanish-Language-Exam-v2.pdf

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What does DIDO stand for? D estination I n order to D eadline O pinion
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The Ultimate AP Spanish Language Grammar Review Guide Cont. 61 Interested in an Albert license? E-mail us at [email protected] Here are some more detailed distinctions, with examples: POR PARA reason for an action (Trabaja duro por ser profesor = He works hard because he is a professor.) § agent performing an action (Don Quijote fue escrito por Cervantes = Don Quijote was written by Cervantes) § cause of an action (Ellos fueron a la biblioteca por un libro = They went to the library for a book) § duration (Yo estudié en la universidad por cuatro años = I studied at the university for four years) § movement through space and time (Pedro está caminando por la ciudad = Pedro is walking through the city) § time of day in which an action occurs (Yo voy a clase por la mañana = I go to class in the morning) objective or purpose of an action (Trabaja duro para ser profesor = He works hard in order to become a professor) § effect of an action (Los niños juegan para no aburrirse = The kids play so they don’t get bored)§ person that receives an action (El libro es para Usted = The book is for you) § deadline (Tengo que terminar un trabajo para mañana = I have to finish a paper by tomorrow) § movement toward a concrete objective (Pedro está caminando para la ciudad = Pedro is walking toward the city) Other specific uses for por and para: POR 1. exhange: Yo pagué cien dólares por el vestido 2. “per”: Yo suelo conducir a 40 millas por hora
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The Ultimate AP Spanish Language Grammar Review Guide Cont. 62 Interested in an Albert license? E-mail us at [email protected] 3. the way an action is carried out: El paquete llegó por barco 4. instead of: Mi amiga está enferma y voy a trabajar por ella. 5. on behalf of: PETA lucha por los derechos de los animales. 6. in search of: Fui a la tienda por pan. PARA 1. comparison: Para ser actor, él es muy tímido. 2. opinion: Para mí, los amigos son más importantes que el dinero. 3. to arrive at the point of an action: Estoy para salir. (I’m getting ready to leave) 4. who you work for: Julio trabaja para el gobierno. Well, there you have it: all the grammar tools and tricks you need to master for the AP Spanish Language and Culture exam. Again, these are not the only concepts in Spanish – they’re more of a cheat sheet you can use to review. Make sure to focus on the concepts that give you the most trouble, like preterite vs. imperfect, conjugating the subjunctive, or deciding between ser and estar. Being able to recognize the more complex structures in readings and audio sources will really help your understanding on the exam. Plus, being able to use these structures will show AP graders just how much you know about Spanish. Prepare early, focus on the problem spots, and the grammar on the exam will be a breeze.
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