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Basic Spanish Phrases

Basic Spanish Phrases

Basic Spanish Phrases – Useful and Common Phrases in Spanish

Spanish is spoken by 559 million people around the world. It is one of the world’s most commonly spoken languages, and a highly useful language to learn. Knowing Spanish will enable you to fully explore Spain, Central America and South America, and will help you discover Hispanic and Latin American food, music, film and way of life. If you are looking to go abroad soon or to start learning Spanish, we compiled some of the most helpful and basic Spanish phrases to help you on your way.

Cactus offers outstanding Spanish language courses for adults and juniors. If you have any questions about any of our courses please call us on +44 1273 830 960 or contact us. Our team of multilingual experts will be happy to answer any questions you may have.


Basic Spanish Phrases:

• Hello = Hola
• Goodbye = Adiós
• Please = Por favor
• Thank you = Gracias
• Yes =
• No = No
• Excuse me/sorry = Disculpe/Perdone
• My name is… = Mi nombre es/Me llamo…
• What is your name? =¿Cómo te llamas?
• Nice to meet you = Encantado
• Where do you come from? = ¿De dónde eres?
• How are you? = ¿Qué tal estás?
• Where is…? = ¿Dónde está…?
• I would like = Me gustaría / ¿Me puede dar?
• How much is that? = ¿Cuánto cuesta esto?
• How do I get to…? = ¿Cómo puedo ir a…?
• I don’t understand = No (lo) entiendo
• I’m sorry, I don’t speak Spanish = Lo siento, no hablo español
• Do you speak English? = ¿Hablas inglés?


Are you looking to start learning Spanish? Do you dream about going on a road trip from Mexico to Argentina? Do you think about sending your child or teen to a Spanish language camp? Cactus offers a variety of great Spanish language courses for adults and Spanish language camps for juniors, for those looking to start an immersive language experience.

Learning Spanish is a wonderful way to discover the amazing cultures of many different countries! Going away soon? These Basic Spanish Phrases will help you on your way and you can also Download our free Spanish Language Kit.

Free Spanish Language Kit


How to Book a Spanish Course?

Please check our How to Book page for more information on the simple secure and easy online booking process. Check the destination page to find more information on our Spanish courses for adults and Spanish language camps for juniors.

For information on any of our Spanish courses, please call us on +44 (0) 1273 830 960 or contact us. Our multilingual team will be happy to answer any question you may have.

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