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How to Pronounce Useful Phrases when Asking for Directions in Spanish (and giving directions in Spanish)

Walking around in a new city is one of the best ways to know more about the local culture and find interesting places to visit. But, what if you are in a Spanish speaking city? “No hay problema”, in this article we will learn words and phrases that will make the process of asking and giving directions in Spanish much easier and enjoyable.

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Spanish phrases you can use at Customs and Immigration in a Spanish speaking Country

Visiting a foreign country is an eye opening experience that invites us to learn about ourselves as we open our minds to a different world. However, there are times where having a little extra preparation can be very useful. For example, when you visit Customs and Immigrations in a Spanish speaking country.

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Listening: The Biography of Pedro Infante (Podcast) – Dual Spanish – SPJ 020

 

In this session, we will go over a Dual Spanish practice to help you understand more spoken Spanish as we review The Biography of Pedro Infante. You can listen here:

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Listening: Dialogue Between an IT Engineer and a Project Manager (Podcast) – Dual Spanish – SPJ 016

 

In this session, we will go over a Dual Spanish practice to help you understand more spoken Spanish as we review a Dialogue Between an IT Engineer and a Project Manager at work. You can listen here:

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Easy Ways to Talk about the Future in Spanish

It was almost lunch time, when Umir came to my desk and asked me this: “How do I say: “I am going to the bathroom?”

“Why do you want to know that?” I asked.

He replied: “Because I was on my way to the bathroom, I got curious and I started thinking: How would I say this in Spanish?”

He continued by saying: “I already know a little about the present tense. But, how do I talk about the future in Spanish?”

I explained that an easy way to say “I am going to the bathroom” in Spanish is: “Voy a ir al baño”, and then continued to share a few basic tools to talk about the future in Spanish during lunch.

Today, we will review a few of the tools I shared with him that day, as well as additional ones that have been very useful for my students over the years.

In this article, we will review a few conversational shortcuts that will be useful for beginners who want to talk about the future in Spanish without having to memorize lots of conjugations.

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