Por vs Para Practice

Para = For, to
Por   = For, in, along, around, through, out of, on behalf of, because of.

Free Spanish practice using prepositions Por and Para in context via a video clip and supporting Gap Fill Exercise + a summary of the grammar below the video:

Por and Para Worksheet

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Por vs Para

PARA = FOR:
El regalo es para mí.
The present is for me.

PARA = TO  (with infinitive verbs):
Voy a la cantina para comer.
I go to the canteen to eat.

+ Use Para with the verb viajar (to travel)
Viajo para España = I travel to Spain.

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POR = FOR (to say thank you):
Gracias por los globos  =  Thank you for the balloons.

POR = IN (the morning/afternoon/evening):
Tomo un café por la mañana.
I have a coffee in the morning.

POR =  Along, Around, Through, Out of:
Paso por la puerta           =  I go through the door.
Caminan por la calle.     =  They walk along the road.
Anda por la ciudad.         = He walks around the city.
Miro por la ventana.       = I look out of the window.

POR  =  Because of, On behalf of, Thanks to:
–  Compro el helado por mi hermana.
I buy the ice-cream on behalf of (for) my sister.
– ¡Por suerte llego a tiempo!
=  Luckily (thanks to luck) I arrive on time!

POR = FOR (to pay for things):
Pago por el billete de tren
I pay for the train ticket

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Follow-up Gap fill exercise:
Por and Para Worksheet

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