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Intro

💬If you’ve had very little  (or even no contact) with Spanish, you intent to learn the most basic words and phrases to get you started in the new language, right?

  • That is, you will want to be able to use the phrases that are used every day, many times a day – effortlessly! Expressions that will allow you to start communicating in Spanish in an effective, simple and friendly way…

🎉Well,  this free Spanish guide is perfect for you!

👩‍🏫I, Alicia, your Spanish teacher (if you give me the satisfaction of teaching you the language from now on), I am very happy that you want to learn the new language and I will help you so that, in a short time, you can start communicating in Spanish.

🎬Here is the video that will show you your first expressions in Spanish.  📑Below you be able to download the material (PDF and MP3) and practice the information (interactive flashcards and quiz),for FREE and without having to sign up.

⚡You will find in the video:

  • Greeting formulas in Spanish (starting on minute 01:06).
  • The farewell formulas in Spanish (starting on minute 02:17).
  • The different ways of asking “how are you?” and how to react to that question in Spanish (starting on minute 06:30).
  • The most essential phrases to be friendly and polite in Spanish (starting on minute 14:30).

Who is this Spanishguide for  and what you will learn with it

🔎I show you in this guide 38+ essential phrases  for day-to-day communication  in Spanish.

💯These are phrases that you will use very often when you speak Spanish with natives, acquaintances, or complete strangers.

🧊You need to get used to them because they are the most relevant phrases to break the ice. They are the starting point of any everyday conversation.

👨‍🎓This Spanish guide for English-speaking beginners will help you:

  • If you do not really any Spanish.
  • If you speak a little bit, you want to brush up your Spanish skills and learn some new, relevant information.

👇At the end of this post you will find more FREE  content keep on learning the greetings and polite phrases in Spanish with comprehensive video guides and downloadable material.

The material of this guide to Spanish greetings and polite phrases for English speakers

🌟In this Spanish guide for beginners, you will find (for free, no need to subscribe):

📑The PDF of the lesson, with theory, examples, summary and exercises with answers, which you can download.  It is the same content that serves as the basis for the explanation in the video.

📑An additional PDF, with the vocabulary of this lesson presented in a very visual manner (“cheat sheet”).

🎧The MP3 with the phrases in Spanish and translation in English, which you can download.

📌📌📌The flashcards with all the content in Spanish and English. The flashcards are interactive, and you can choose your preferred gaming or learning mode.

📌📌📌The flashcards with all the content only in Spanish, with images. The flashcards are interactive ,and you can choose your preferred gaming or learning mode.

You can practice the content of the flashcards on the go with the free Quizlet app.

👇At the end of this post you will find a quiz to practice what you learned. You have another quiz about this same content available for free here.

The most common Spanish greeting formulas for English-speaking beginners

🎬You will learn the most relevant phrases to say “hello” in Spanish on minute 01:06 of the video.

🖐saludarto greet
🖐¡Hola!Hello!
🌞¡Buenos días!Good morning! (in the morning, and all day long)
☕¡Buenas tardes!Good afternoon!
🌙¡Buenas noches!Good night!
the most frequent ways of saying “hello” in Spanish for English-speaking beginners

The most common farewell formulas in Spanish for English-speaking beginners

🎬You will learn the most relevant phrases to say “goodbye” in Spanish on minute 02:17 of the video.

👋despedirseto say goodbye
👋¡Chao!Bye!
👋¡Adiós!Goodbye!
👋¡Hasta luego!See you later!
👋¡Hasta pronto!See you later!
👋¡Hasta la vista!See you next time!
👋¡Hasta mañana!See you tomorrow!
👋¡Hasta la próxima!See you next time!
👋¡Buen fin de semana!Have a good weekend!
👋¡Buen día!Have a nice day!
⭐¡Igualmente!You too!
the most frequent ways of saying “bye” in Spanish for English-speaking beginners

How to ask “how are you?” in Spanish and how to react: phrases for English-speaking beginners

🎬You will learn the most relevant phrases to say “how are you doing?” in Spanish on minute 06:30of the video.

😊yoI
😊túyou (informal)
👵🧓ustedyou  (formal)
😏¿Qué tal?How are you?
😏¿Todo bien?Everything’s fine?
😏¿Todo en orden?All in order?
😁¡Muy bien!Very well!
😀¡Bien!Good!
😀Estoy bien. = Yo estoy bien.I’m fine. = I am fine.
😐Normal.I am OK.
😐Regular.I am OK.
😐Ni fu ni fa.So-so.
😏¿Cómo estás [tú]?How are you? (informal)
😀Bien, gracias, ¿y tú?OK,  thank you, and you? (informal)
😏¿Cómo está [usted]?How are you? (formal)
😀Bien, gracias, ¿y usted?OK,  thank you, and you? (formal)
the most frequent ways of asking how someone is feeling and possible reactions in Spanish for English-speaking beginners

The most common polite phrases in Spanish for English-speaking beginners

🎬You will learn the most relevant phrases to be polite in Spanish on minute 14:30  of the video.

🧐la cortesíathe politeness
🙏¡Por favor!Please!
🙌¡Muchas gracias!Thank you very much!
🙌¡Gracias!Thank you!
👍¡De nada!You are welcome!
⭐¡Igualmente!You too!
✋¡Con permiso!May I?
😥¡Perdón!Pardon!
😥¡Disculpe!Pardon!
😥¡Lo siento (mucho)!I am (very) sorry!
😥¡Lo lamento (mucho)!I am (very) sorry!
😌¡No pasa nada!That is OK!
the most frequent expressions of courtesy in Spanish for English-speaking beginners

Free quiz to practice your first sentences in Spanish

I hope you liked this first contact with Spanish and that you want to practice your new knowledge. That’s why you have this quiz.
Some questions are of the “fill in the blanls” type, others are of the “action – – – > reaction” type.

¡Buenos __!

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¡Buenas noches! - - - >

Please select 2 correct answers

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¡Hasta __!

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¡Buen día! - - - >

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¡__ fin de semana!

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¿Qué tal? - - - >

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Buenas, ¿todo en orden?

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¿Cómo estás? - - - >

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__ bien, gracias.

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¿Todo bien? - - - >

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Normal. = __.

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¡Por __!

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__ gracias.

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__ nada.

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Gracias. - - - >

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___ . - - - > Igualmente.

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¡__ permiso!

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Lo siento. = __.

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Lo siento __.

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No pasa __.

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