10 phrases you should know in Spanish

By April Leonard

Hopping off the bus in Barcelona and your first question is: where is the beach? The second is: where is the nightlife? Well, how are you going to answer these questions when you don’t speak the language? The following 10 phrases will help you get to where you want to go.


  1. Hola! Hello.
  2. Adios. Goodbye.
  3. Disculpa. Excuse me.
  4. Por favor. Please.
  5. Gracias. Thank you.
  6. Me gustaria– I would like, or Quiero– I want.
  7. El cheque por favor. The check please.
  8. ¿Dónde está…? Where is…?
  9. Tengo una pregunta. I have a question.
  10. No comprendo. I don’t understand.

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