Spanish holiday phrases

18th July 2018

Emily Robertshaw

 

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Greetings and basic expressions

 

Hello!¡Hola!(O-la!)
Good morningBuenos días(Bwen-os dee-as)
 Good afternoonBuenas tardes(Bwen-as tar-des)
 Good eveningBuenas noches(Bwen-as no-chess)
 How are you? ¿Cómo está (Usted)?(Co-mo est-a (oo-sted)? – adding Usted makes it formal
 I’m very wellMuy bien(Muy bee-en)
Yes  Sí(See)
No  No(No)
 Please Por favor(Por fa-vor)
Thank you Gracias(Grath-ee-as)
 You’re welcomeDe nada(Day na-da)
Let’s go!¡Vamos!(Ba-moss!)
 Excuse me Perdone(Per-doh-nay)
 Goodbye Adiós(A-dee-os)

At the beach

 

The beach La playa(La ply-a)
Where is the beach? ¿Dónde está la playa?(Don-day est-a la ply-a?)
A sunbedUna tumbona(Oo-na tum-bow-na) 
The swimming pool La piscina(La pis-see-na
A bottle of suncreamUna botella de crema solar(Oo-na bot-ay-a de crem-a sol-ar)  
A beach towelUna toalla de playa(Oo-na toe-ay-a de ply-a
Please can I buy…?¿Puedo comprar…?(Pway-doh com-prar…?

 

At a restaurant

 

Can I have a menu please?¿Me puede traer la carta por favor?(May pway-day try-air la cart-a por fa-vor?)
Where are the toilets?¿Dónde están los aseos?
(Don-day es-tan los a-say-os?)
A table for 2/3/4/5/6Una mesa para dos/tres/cuatro/cinco/seis personas(Oo-na may-sa para dos/tres/quat-ro/think-o/says pair-so-nas)
I would like…Me gustaría…(May gust-ar-ear…)
A beerUna cerveza(Oo-na thair-vay-tha)
A glass of red wineUn vaso de vino tinto(Un va-so day vee-no tin-to)
A glass of white wineUn vaso de vino blanco(Un va-so day vee-no blank-o)
A glass of waterUn vaso de agua(Un va-so day ag-wa)
 A napkinUna servilleta(Oo-na sair-vee-yet-a)
Some breadUna canasta de pan(Oo-na can-as-ta day pan)
A dessertUn postre(Un pos-tray)
The billLa cuenta(La cwen-ta) 

 

Shopping

 

How much is it?¿Cuánto cuesta?(Cwan-toe ques-ta?)
I’m just lookingSólo estoy mirando(So-low est-oi mee-ran-doh)
A t-shirtUna camiseta(Oo-na cam-ee-set-a)
A skirtUna falda(Oo-na fal-da)
A dressUn vestido(Un vest-ee-doh)
A pair of trousersUn pantalón(Un pant-a-lon)
A pair of shoesUn par de zapatos(Un par day tha-pat-oss)
A jacketUna chaqueta(Oo-na chack-et-a)
A postcardUna postal(Oo-na post-al)

Camping

 

To campAcampar/Ir de acampada(A camp-ar/ Ear de a-camp-a-dah)
A backpackUna mochila(Oo-na mo-chill-a)
A picnic benchUn banco de picnic
(Un bank-o de pic-nic)
A sleeping bagUn saco de dormir
(Un sack-o de door-meer)
To light a fireEncender un fuego(En-then-dare un fway-go)
A tentUna tienda de campaña(Oo-na tee-en-da de camp-an-ya)
Can I set my tent up here?¿Puedo montar mi tienda aquí?(Pway-doh mont-ar me tee-en-da a-key?)
Go hikingHacer senderismo(A-thair send-air-iz-mo)
A waterproof coatUn impermeable(Un im-pair-mi-a-blay

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