Now that you have gone reviewed what you have learned in Unit 7, you are ready to write the Unit Exam. Here is the U7 exam password:


It it our expectation that you write the exam under exam conditions without any outside help or use of translators, online or otherwise.

I wish you success on the exam.

Here is a chart to remind you of some “question” words that you will hear during your Conversation Assessment.


OJO: These are examples. Your teacher may ask you different / more questions than what are shown here. Remember to answer in full sentences.

Tópico 1 - los periódicos, los verbos regulares del pretérito

  1. En español - Talk about the news, and newspapers, and magazinesi - if you read them, your family reads them. Do you read them online?
  2. Describe when we use the preterite past tense.
  3. Example sentences using all subject forms in the preterite past tense.

Tópico 2 - la radio / los podcasts, el podcast video sobre Chile los verbos irregulares del pretérito (ser, ir, dar, hacer)

  1. What are some listening strategies that you have employed in this course to listen to/watch the different multimedia videos?
  2. How do we conjugate ser / ir / dar / hacer in the preterite past tense? Answer questions and create example sentences with these verbs.

Tópico 3 - la televisión, el tiempo, los verbos con cambios de raíz
  1. What are some verbs with spelling changes in the preterite past tense? Example sentences with these verbs.
  2. Answer questions about the weather in the present and the past tense.

Tópico 4 - los medios de comunicación, hace tiempo que + presente/pretérito
  1. ¿Qué aprendiste sobre la historia de Chile después de mirar el podcast?  - ¿Qué paso? ¿Cuándo? ¿Cómo se llaman las personas importantes? 
  2. Describe when to use “hace (tiempo) que + presente” versus “hace (tiempo) que + pretérito”. Provide examples to contrast and explain. 
  3. From Práctica 7.4: answer questions using “hace (tiempo) que…”. / share your questions using “hace (tiempo) que…”.