Students receive a letter about their new Spanish host family from their study abroad coordinator. The letter tells the students about each of his/her new Spanish family. The students are then asked to think about what gifts they would like to give, buy, etc. for the different family members. On the 2nd page the students write about the gifts they plan on buying using the verbs (dar, comprar, regalar, etc.) The students must read and understand the letter in order to decide on their gifts.