How To Speak Spanish
Would you like to know how to speak Spanish quickly? You can
start by learning how to ask for the bathroom, and to say hello.
Below are a few of these basic phrases, with the phonetic pronunciations.
Buenos días. (bway-nos
dee-ahs) Good day.
Hola. (oh-la) Hello or
¿Cuál es su nombre?
(kwahl ays soo nohm-bray) What is your name?
Mi nombre es José.
(mee nohm-bray ays ho-say) My name is José.
el baño? (dohn-day ays-tah el bahn-yoh) Where
is the bathroom?
Muchas gracias. (moo-chahs
grah-see-ahs) Thank you very much.
How To Speak Spanish Quickly
Want to really accelerate your learning? You need to know
the basic phrases that will get the native speakers to be your
Start with "¿Cómo se dice...?" (co-mo
say dee-say) - How do you say... and "¿Cuál
es la palabra para esto?" (kwahl ays la pah-la-brah pah-rah
ays-toh) What is the word for this? Theses are great phrases
to know. Say "Cómo se dice..." or "Cuál
es la palabra para esto" and point at something, or use
the English word, if the person you're speaking to knows a little
You need to understand what is being said, so ask politely,
"Por favor, habla más despacio." (Poor fah-voor,
ah-blah mahs day-spa-see-oh) Please, speak more slowly. "Yo
no entiendo." (yo no ayn-tee-en-doh) I don't understand.
"Cómo se escribe?" (co-mo say ays-cree-bay)
How do you write it?
Let people know you want to learn more. "Yo deseo aprender
español" (yo day-say-oh ah-prayn-dair ays-spahn-yohl)
I want to learn Spanish.
Of course you need to learn grammar, and vocabulary, but speaking
a language is the best way to learn it. You'll find that Spanish
speakers are generally very tolerant, and love to help you learn.
Here are four keys to quickly learn to speak Spanish:
1. Know the basic phrases to ask
2. Carry and use an English-Spanish
3. Spend time with native Spanish
4. Just start talking.
This is a sure formula to learn how to speak Spanish.