Actividad C. (W 52-53) El día de un estudiante típico (The day of a typical student).

First, let's deal with the times used in this paragraph; then we will consider the meaning of the paragraph.



at 7:30

a las siete y media

at 8:00

a las ocho

at 9:30

a las nueve y media

at 10:45

a las once menos cuarto

at 1:00

a la una

at 3:30

a las tres y media

from 3:30 to 6:15

de la tres y media a las seis y cuarto

at 6:30

a las seis y media

at 8:30

a las ocho y media


The following is a sentence by sentence translation of the paragraph. Try to put these sentences back into Spanish.


At 7:30 I leave my house and go to the university.

It's very early, but I have a chemistry class at 8:00.

Later, at 9:30, I go to English class.

At 10:45 I have a data processing class.

At 1:00 I am with my friends in the cafeteria.

We talk about many things, especially about our classes at the university.

Mondays and Wednesdays I study a little in the cafeteria

and at 3:30 I go home.

Tuesdays and Thursdays I work from 3:30 to 6:15.

I have dinner with Jorge, my roommate, at 6:30.

At 8:30 I study two or three hours more.