ir and venir - mixed exercise

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Complete the sentences with the correct form of ir or venir.

  1. Somos de Madrid, pero en verano de vacaciones a Galicia.[We’re from Madrid, but in summer we go on holiday to Galicia.]|The speaker is not present at the destination → ir
  2. Vivo en el centro y a la oficina todos los días en transporte público.[I live in the centre and every day I go to the office on public transport.]|The speaker is not present at the destination → ir
  3. de echar gasolina.[We came from getting petrol.]|The speaker has arrived at their destination and indicates the point of origin with the preposition devenir
  4. Marta al gimnasio de su barrio dos veces a la semana.[Marta goes to the gym in her neighbourhood twice a week.]|The speaker is not present at the destination → ir
  5. Hoy una alumna de intercambio.[Today an exchange student came.]|The sentence describes the movement of a person towards the speaker → venir
  6. Lucas a cenar con nosotros en casa a las ocho.[Lucas is coming to dinner at ours at 8 o’clock.]|The sentence describes the movement of Lucas towards the speaker → venir

Complete the sentences below with the correct preposition.

  1. Esta tarde vamos ver una obra de teatro.[Tonight we are going to watch a play.]|The speaker refers to the final destination → ir a
  2. Llegamos tarde porque venimos comprar el pan.[We’re late because we came from buying bread.]|The speaker refers to the point of departure → venir de
  3. Los bailarines vienen directamente Moscú.[The dancers come directly from Moscow.]|The speaker refers to the dancers’ origins → venir de
  4. Mi hermana y yo iremos de vacaciones las Canarias en verano.[My sister and I are going on holiday to the Canaries in summer.]|The speaker is referring to their destination → ir a
  5. Mañana vienen expertos Barcelona a dar un seminario.[Tomorrow some experts from Barcelona are coming to give a seminar.]|The speaker is referring to the experts’ origins → venir de

Complete the following invitations with the correct form of ir or venir.

  1. —Mi padre y yo vamos todos los veranos a pescar. ¿Te gustaría ?
    —Buena idea, con vosotros.[–Every summer my dad and I go fishing. Would you like to come?|–Good idea, I’ll go with you.]|1. invitation to a pre-existing plan → venir|2. accepting an invitation → ir
  2. —Creo que mañanan estrenan una película de miedo. ¿ ?
    —Vaya, no puedo . Ya he quedado.[–I think that tomorrow they’re showing a new horror film. Shall we go?|–Oh no, I can’t go. I’m busy.]|1. spontaneous suggestion → ir|2. declining an invitation → ir
  3. —Voy al cumpleaños de Silvia esta tarde. ¿ ?
    —¡Sí, yo también .[–I’m going to Silvia’s birthday this afternoon. Are you coming?|–Yes! I’m going too.]|1. pre-existing plan → venir|2. accepting an invitation → ir
  4. —Este domingo voy al Rastro. ¿ conmigo?
    —Pues sí, contigo.[–This Sunday I’m going to the Rastro. Do you want to come with me?|–Ok then, I’ll go with you.]|1. pre-existing plan → venir|2. accepting an invitation → ir
  5. —He oído que Praga es una ciudad preciosa. ¿ algún día?
    —Yo ya he estado... ¡ a Oslo![–I’ve heard that Prague is a lovely city. Shall we go one day?|–I’ve been there before ... Let’s go to Oslo!]|1. spontaneous suggestion → ir|2. spontaneous suggestion → ir