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Monday, August 9, 2010 (read 892 times)
 

Phrases for Surviving in Spain

by Laura Ellis

Heading out on holiday to Spain sometime soon, for festivals or simply a break from everyday life?

Here are some handy phrases to keep you going:

  • Me llamo - My name is
  • Hablo inglés/un poco español - I speak english/a bit of spanish
  • Tengo una reserva - I have a reservation
  • ¿Qué va a tomar? - What would you like to eat/drink
  • Una tortilla española - Spanish Omelette (traditional spanish dish of eggs and potatoes)
  • Una cerveza/un vino tinto - a beer/glass of red wine
  • La cuenta - the bill
  • ¿Hay … por aquí? - is there a. . around here?
  • ¿Tiene? - Do you have?
  • ¿Cuánto cuesta? - How much does it cost?
  • ¿Dónde está (la playa) ? - Where is the beach?
  • Quiero alquilar un barco - I would like to hire a boat

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