Useful basic sentences in spanish

These everyday phrases are what you need if you go for a short stay in a spanish-speaking country.

Pronunciation Yes/No = Si/No – See/Noh

  • Excellent! = Estupendo! – estoopendoh
  • Ok = Vale – baleh
  • That’s fine = Está bien -esta byen
  • That’s rigth = Eso es -essoh ess
  • How do you do ?Pleased to meet you = Que tal ? mucho gusto -keh tal ,moochoh goostoh
  • Good morning/Good evening/Good night = Buenos dias , Buenas tardes,Buenas noches -bweh-noos dee-ass, bweh-nass tardess, bweh-nass notchess
  • Goodbye = Adios -ad-yoss
  • My name is…= Me llamo -meh yah-moh
  • What’s your name? = Cómo te llamas ? -koh-moh teh yah-mass
  • May I introduce …? Le presento a … -leh presentoh a
  • This is …..Éste /Ésta es.. – esteh/esta ess
  • Hello/Hi! = Hola! -oh-la
  • See you later ! = Hasta luego ! -asta lweh-goh
  • It’s been nice meeting you =Mucho gusto en conocerle/la -moochoh goostoh en konoh-thairleh/thairla
  • Excuse me = Perdón -pair-don
  • I’m really sorry = Lo siento muchísimo -loh syentoh mootchee-seemoh
  • Can you tell me …? = Puede decirme …? -pweh-deh detheer-meh
  • Can I have…? = Me da …? -meh da
  • Would you like …? = Quiere un/una ? -kyeh-reh oon/oona
  • Would you like to..? = Le gustaría …? -leh goostaree-a
  • It´s there …here? = Hay ….aqui? – I….akee
  • What’s that? = Que es eso ? – keh ess esso
  • Where can I get …? = Dónde puedo conseguir …? – dondeh pweh-doh konseh-geer….
  • How much is it ? = Cuánto es ? – kwantoh ess
  • Where is the …? = Dónde está el/la…? -dondeh esta el/la
  • Where are the toilets? = Dónde están los servicios ? – dondeh estan loss sair-veeth-yoss
  • Where are you from ? = De donde eres? -de dondeh eress
  • I am from …= Soy de …. -soy deh
  • I am ..years old = Tengo …años – teng-goh …ahn-yoss
  • I am married,divorced,single = Estoy casado,divorciado,soltero -kasadoh, deevorss-yah-doh , soltairoh