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Our snug tiny island in the universe of language
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

COUNTRY / PAÍS

 


NATIONALITY / NACIONALIDAD

 

 

Italy

Italia

Italian

Italiano/a

America América American Estadounidense
England Inglaterra English Inglés
Canada Canadá Canadian Canadiense
Japan Japón Japanese Japonés
Brazil Brasil Brazilian Brasilero/a
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wh questions:

Preguntas wh:

 

Affirmative

   
Where am I from?

What is my nationality?


I'm from Argentina.
I'm Argentinian

 

 

Soy de Argentina.
Soy argentino.

 

   

 

   
Where are you from?

What is your nationality?

 


You are from Colombia.
You are Colombian.

 

 

Eres de Colombia.
Eres colombiano.

 

         
Where is he from?

What is his nationality?

 



He's from France.

He is French

 

 

Es de Francia.
Es francés.


 

         
Where is she from?

What is her nationality?

 


She is from Italy.
She is Italian.

 

 

 

Es de Italia.
Es italiana.

 

         
Where is it from?

What is its nationality?

 


It  is from ...
It is ...

 

 

Es de...
Es ...       

 

         
Where are we from?

What is our nationality?

 


We are from ...
We are ...

 

 

 

Somos de ....
Somos ....

 

         
Where are they from?

What are their nationalities?

 


They are from Brazil.
They are Brazilian.

 

 

Son de Brasil.
Son brasileños.


 

         
         
   

Negative

   
         
 
 


I am not from China.
I am not Chinese.
 

 

No soy de China.
No soy chino
 

     


He's not from Japan.
He isn't
Japanese.
 

 

No es de Japón.
No es japonés
 

     


She's not from Jamaica.
She isn't
Jamaican.

 

 


No es de Jamaica
.
No es jamaiquina

     


It's not from

 

 

 

 

No es de...
No es...

     


We're not from
We aren't
from
 

 


No somos de
No somos
 

     


They 're not from .
We aren't
.
 

 


No eres de

                                
 

     

Interrogative: Short questions & answers with "to be"

Preguntas / respuestas cortas con "ser    /estar"
 

 

Are you from Portugal?
Yes, I am.
No, I'm not.

Is Tina from Chile?
Yes, she is.


No, she's not.
= No, she isn't.

Is this notebook from Korea?
Yes, it is.
No, it's not.
= No, it isn't.

 

Are you and Lisa Chinese?
Yes, we are.
No, we're not.
= No, we aren't.



Are they from Japan?
Yes, they are.
No, they're not.
= No, they aren't.

 
 

 

 

 

Activity: Write the missing words. Use:

Spain, American,  are, is, Canada, Mexican, Brazilian, Australian,  from (2), are, Germany

Scorer Right  Scorer Wrong 

                                                                                                                                                                            
 You are Argentina.                                                Maradona and Nalbandian from Argentina.           

Tom and I are  from  . We are Canadian.                  Ronaldo and Ronaldinho are .

No, Manuel is from Madrid. He is from .                 Mel Gibson is Australian. He is from .

  you from the United States?                                  Madonna is from the USA. She is .

  Michael from Israel?                                               The Pope is German. He is from .

Patricia and Nora are from Mexico. They are .        Fidel Castro is Cuban. He is Cuba.

 

          

          

 

 

 

 

 

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