Spanish Phrases

Learn Spanish phrases with these free lessons! Are you traveling to Spain or another Spanish-speaking country on vacation or business? Perhaps you need to communicate in a Spanish-speaking environment closer to home...

In any Spanish-speaking environment it is helpful to know some simple Spanish phrases for those times when you've got something important to say, questions to ask, or you simply want to get to know the people around you a little better. These free audio tutorials will teach you some common Spanish phrases in no time at all. Think of this as your very own speaking Spanish phrasebook!

Having some useful Spanish phrases in your language survival kit will really enhance your experience and make your life so much easier. It's the best way to start interacting with Spanish-speaking people, who will appreciate your attempts to speak Spanish and help you develop the language skills you already have.

Getting Started – Spanish Phases

We have tried to make it as easy as possible for you to find the answers to your Spanish Phrase questions. If you know what you're looking for you should find it in the tables below. If you're a Spanish language beginner, and would like a little more guidance, below the tables you will find explanations of the different Spanish word sections and simple step by step tutorials.

Basic Spanish Phrases

Spanish Travel Phrases

In the City

Romantic Spanish Phrases

Start by Learning Some Common Spanish Phrases...

Start by learning some common Spanish phrases, such as how to greet and farewell people, and what to say at different times of the day. Perhaps you want to ask someone how they are, or what they've been up to lately... and you'll need to know what to say when someone asks you! With this quick audio tutorial you can also practice welcoming someone in Spanish and saying sorry (if only for your beginner Spanish!)

You'll have these mastered in no time, but remember, you can't just listen to them, you have to pronounce them...yes, out loud!

Add A Few More Simple Spanish Phrases...

Once you feel comfortable with how to pronounce the essentials, you'll be ready to add a few more simple Spanish phrases to your collection of expressions. Listen carefully to the native speaker's pronunciation of these phrases and learn how to talk about the necessities (we all need to know where to find a restroom!), how to express your feelings, talk about the weather, times of day, the months and seasons.

Useful Spanish Phrases for Traveling

If you are planning to travel to Spain, Mexico, or another Spanish-speaking country, either for work or pleasure, we have compiled a list of useful Spanish phrases to help you navigate some common scenarios.

How do you ask about flight times, changing money or where to find a taxi in Spanish? How do you tell someone you are lost? These useful Spanish phrases will help you in all kinds of situations, whether you are at the airport, traveling around the city, at the bank or in a restaurant.

Romantic Spanish Phrases

Perhaps you are already familiar with these basic expressions and you have more specific Spanish phrases in mind.

One of the greatest motivations for people to learn a second language is love! What do you say when you meet that special Spanish-speaking person and you discover you're falling in love?

Learn how to say "I love you" in Spanish and other romantic Spanish phrases by listening to the audio and repeating after the native speaker. You'll be whispering sweet Spanish nothings in no time!

Medical Spanish Phrases

And last but not least, (and we hope you won't need them) we've selected some simple medical Spanish phrases for you to have on hand just in case your travels take you on an unplanned trip to the pharmacy or hospital.

Being surrounded by a foreign language isn't easy, especially if you have to navigate the health care system or find yourself face to face with a doctor and need to explain your illness. Knowing a few medical Spanish phrases will make the experience a whole lot easier.

Essential Spanish For Traveling

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