• ¿Qué tal? – diciendo lo que quieres hacer

    ¿Qué tal? – diciendo lo que quieres hacer

    Diciendo lo que quieres hacer/ Saying what you want to do When talking to friends and colleagues there’ll be plenty of things you’ll want to do together. To say what you would like to do, you can use me gustaría (I’d like). This comes from the verb gustar. I´d like to… Me gustaría darte las… Read more

  • ¿Qué tal? – preguntando para información

    ¿Qué tal? – preguntando para información

    Preguntado para información/ Asking for information. In social situations you will often want to find out more about someone or their family, job and so on. To do this use háblame (tell me) tell me… Háblame un poco de ti. Tell me a bit about yourself. Hábleme de tu familia. Tell me about your family.… Read more

  • ¿Qué tal? – disculparse

    ¿Qué tal? – disculparse

    Disculparse/ Apologising There may be times when you wish to make an apology to somebody. The simplest wat to do this is to say perdona (to someone you speak to as tú) and perdone (to someone you speak to as usted) I´m sorry Perdona. I’m sorry. Perdona por no pasar a verte, pero no tune… Read more

  • ¿Qué tal? – hablar de ti mismo

    ¿Qué tal? – hablar de ti mismo

    Hablar de ti mismo/ Talking bout yourself To get the conversation going, you’ll need to be able to say at least what your name is, who you are or what you do, and where you’re from. Saying what your name isis rather different in Spanish from English. You say me llamo (literally I call myself).… Read more

  • ¿Qué tal? – presentar a las personas

    ¿Qué tal? – presentar a las personas

    Presentar a las personas/ Introducing people You’ll want to introduce people you know to one another. The simplest way is by saying éste es (this is) when introducing a man, and ésta es when introducing a woman. ¿Lo Sabías? When you’re introduced to some, you’ll want to know how to react. The traditional encantado should… Read more

  • ¿Qué tal? – saludos

    ¿Qué tal? – saludos

    Saludos/Greetings To get you off on the right footing, you need to know how to say hello to people properly. Just as in English, there are several ways of doing this in Spanish. You can simply use hola (hello or hi) on its own. You can also use buenos días (good morning), buenas tardes (good… Read more