traer and llevar – exercises

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Exercises

Choose the correct option to complete the sentences.

  1. Camarero, ¿Me la carta, por favor? [Waiter, could you bring me the menu, please?]|Movement of an object towards the speaker → traer
  2. Tengo que este traje a arreglar; me queda grande. [I have to take this suit to be altered, it’s too big for me.]|Movement of an object away from the speaker → llevar
  3. A la cena de Marcos, podemos una botella de vino. [We can take a bottle of wine to Marcos’ for dinner.]|Movement of an object away from the speaker → llevar
  4. Dice Marta que ella el pan después de trabajar. [Marta said that she will bring some bread after work.]|Movement of an object towards the location of the speaker → traer
  5. Es recomendable ropa de abrigo para hacer esa excursión. [It’s advisable to take warm clothes when doing this excursion.]|Movement of an object away from the location of the speaker → llevar

Complete the sentences with the given form of traer or llevar.

  1. Mi hermana me ha (past participle)  un recuerdo de su viaje por Kenia. [My sister has brought back me a souvenir from her trip to Kenya.]|Movement of an object towards the speaker, past participle → traer
  2. Hoy una compañera ha (past participle)  un bizcocho al trabajo por su cumpleaños. [Today a colleague has taken a cake to work because it’s her birthday.]|Movement of an object away from the speaker → llevar
  3. Para esta clase de pilates, hay que (infinitive)  una toalla y calcetines. [For this pilates class you have to bring a towel and socks.]|Movement of objects towards the speaker → traer
  4. No sé si (infinitive)  una tarta de manzana o chocolate a la cena de los vecinos. [I don’t know whether to take an apple cake or a chocolate cake to the neighbours.]|Movement of an object away from the speaker → llevar
  5. Dicen que es recomendable (infinitive)  suficiente agua a la montaña. [It’s recommended that you take enough water to the mountain.]|Movement of an object away from the speaker → llevar

Complete the text with the correct forms of traer or llevar.

Querida prima Elisa:

Estamos de vacaciones en Tenerife. En Madrid es invierno, pero aquí solo hemos ropa de verano. [In Madrid it’s winter, but here we have only brought summer clothes.]|Movement of objects towards the speaker → traído

Daniel me ha de sorpresa para celebrar mi cumpleaños. Mañana me va a a ver el Teide. [Daniel brought me a surprise to celebrate my birthday. Tomorrow he’s taking me to see Teide.]|1. Movement of an object towards the speaker → traer|2. Movement of the speaker away from current location → llevar

Hemos la tienda de campaña y vamos a acampar algún día en la playa. [We’ve brought the tent and we’re going to camp on the beach one day.]|Movement of an object towards the speaker → traer

¿Qué quieres que te de regalo? Hay unos collares hechos de lava de volcán muy bonitos. [What do you want us to take home for you as a souvenir? There are some beautiful necklaces made out of lava from the volcano.]|Movement of an object away from the speaker’s location → llevar

Estamos pasando unos días fantásticos y seguro que nos un bonito recuerdo de vuelta a casa. [We’ve had some fantastic days and I’m sure we’ll take home a lovely souvenir.]|Movement of an object away from the speaker’s location.

Un abrazo, tu prima Marta.