Interrogatives: Asking Questions

Forming questions in Spanish involves knowing what word order to use, and how to use either an interrogative (question word) or conjugated verb to ask your question. Asking and answering questions form the heart of communication, so this is very important to know! Use these resources to explore further. El Preguntón playlist


Certain core concepts are extremely important for students to master completely. You can't do math very well if you don't know the difference between "+" and "-". You can't do Spanish well unless you know the core ideas either.

I always say that students should know these items "backwards, forwards, and in their sleep." They will be given multiple opportunities to pass. Their course grade will be an I (Incomplete) until they have mastered both tests at 100%. Spelling (including accent marks) counts. Study guides are attached below.

For students in Spanish 2 semester 2, their course grade will be Incomplete until they have mastered both tests at 100%. Spelling (including accent marks) counts. Study guides are attached below.

Interrogatives (Question words)

19 Preguntas: Who, what, when, where, why?... etc. Students must give English to Spanish and Spanish to English with 100% accuracy, including spelling.

To progress from novice to intermediate level as a learner, you need to be able to ask and answer questions in Spanish.

Scoring Guide for Interrogatives Project

Realidades Textbook

Online activities from the Realidades textbook

Book 1 Chapter 4A

GramActiva Asking Questions

Gramactiva video: Asking Questions

Exprésate Textbook Resources

Online activities from the Exprésate textbook

Book 1 Chapter 2A p. 52

Conjuguemos Online Spanish Practice

Online practice and games

Barbara Kuczun Nelson's Spanish Language & Culture

Self-correcting exercises

Interrogative words Online Grammar Practice

Grammar explanations with self-correcting exercises

Questions in Spanish

Quizlet flashcards
Spanish Proficiency Exercises from the University of Texas at Austin

Video interviews, podcasts, and grammar explanations

Intermediate: Buying a bus or train ticket

Intermediate: Buying a ticket for a theater or show

Advanced: Making a request

Quizziz online quizzes

Quizizz Class Practice - Start Game - Student Login

Zambombazo: An Explosion of Language and Culture

Music videos and activities for practice

Songs using the interrogatives

Bowdoin Online Spanish Grammar

Detailed grammar explanations with self-correcting exercises


Animated Interrogatives Game

Music videos to help you learn!

Spanish Interrogatives Jingle Bells Song_ Canción de los Interrogativos - YouTube.MP4

Cute song with lots of interrogatives: La Bola from Colombia - Cantoalegre - Worksheet

Interrogative Flyswatter Game.pptx
Interrogatives video.MP4