What is the Spanish word for hello?
Hola - the most commonly used Spanish greeting, meaning 'hello' Adiós - used to say 'goodbye' Buenos días - a formal way of saying 'good morning'
Saludo - A greeting, such as 'Hola' or 'Buenos días' Despedida - A farewell, such as 'Adiós' or 'Hasta luego' Respuesta - A response, such as 'Sí' or 'Gracias' when someone speaks to you
In Spain, it is customary to greet people with two kisses on the cheek instead of a handshake. The phrase There are many dialects of Spanish, such as Castilian, Catalan, Andalusian, and Latin American Spanish.
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What are some of the different Spanish greetings you know?
What do you think is the most appropriate way to greet someone in Spanish?
What cultural norms do you think are important to consider when greeting someone in Spanish?
What have you learned about Spanish greetings through this activity?
Question: You just arrived in Barcelona, and you want to introduce yourself to the locals. What are some appropriate Spanish greetings that you should use? Clues: • Greetings in Spanish typically start with 'Hola' or 'Buenos dias' • Other common greetings are 'Mucho gusto' or 'Buenas tardes' • It's also polite to say 'Como estas' or 'Que tal' to show interest in the other person In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Work with a partner to practice saying Spanish greetings in a role-play scenario B. Draw a picture of your role-play using Spanish greetings to illustrate your conversation
What is the most common way to say 'hello' in Spanish?
Which of the following greetings means 'good morning' in Spanish?
- Buenos días
- Buenas noches
- Buenas tardes
'¿Cómo estás?' is a common way to ask someone:
- How are you?
- What is your name?
- Where are you from?
Which phrase means 'goodbye' in Spanish?
- Hasta luego
- Por favor
Would you rather greet people by saying 'Hola' or 'Buenos días' for the rest of your life?
- Say 'Hola'
- Say 'Buenos días'
How confident are you with the content?
- Very confident 🌟
- Somewhat confident 😊
- Need more practice ✍🏻
- Confused, need clarification ❓
- Completely lost 😟