Spanish Vocabulary

It's time to move on to the essential Spanish vocabulary that you will need on a trip to South America or any other Spanish-speaking destination!

We’ve included the English translation, audio for Spanish pronunciation, and helpful cultural tips along the way!

Get started with these lessons on Spanish vocabulary

Heading to a Spanish beach?

If you are going to a Spanish beach then don’t forget to pack this Rocket Spanish lesson! We’ve created a quick and easy list of beach vocabulary so you’ll know your Spanish sun tan lotion from your Spanish sunglasses!

Common Chores in Spanish

Just had dinner at a friends place and now you'd like to clear the table or wash the dishes in Spanish? If you want to know how to say common chores in Spanish, then try this free lesson and perfect your pronunciation of many Spanish chores!

Talking about the city in Spanish

Full of essential travel phrases for getting around the city in Spanish. By the end of this lesson you will know all the major destinations!

Describe your clothes in Spanish

Knowing some words for clothes in Spanish can come in handy for all kinds of situations. After this free audio lesson you’ll be able to describe what someone is wearing, or what you’re looking for when shopping for clothes in Spanish.

Know your countries in Spanish

This Rocket Spanish lesson on how to pronounce countries in Spanish will prepare you for these questions, and help you ask them in return and understand the answer!

Genres of movies in Spanish

Talking about books or movies is a very popular conversation topic, so it makes sense that you would have to know the genres of movies in Spanish.

Spanish holiday vocabulary

This lesson teaches you how to say different holidays in Spanish. We’ll go over some important Spanish holidays and several others that you might find just as important as the people in Korea do.

Booking a hotel in Spanish

You’re tired of traveling and need a place to sleep, but how do you ask for a hotel in Spanish? In this Spanish audio lesson you’ll learn how to find suitable accommodation in Spanish.

You’ll learn how to ask for different types of Spanish hotel, or perhaps you’d prefer a hostel?

Once you’ve got a recommendation for good accommodation in Spanish, you’ll also find out how to find transport to get there.

Different nationalities in Spanish

In this lesson about pronouncing nationalities in Spanish, you'll learn how to answer that all important question that you'll be asked frequently--¿De dónde eres?--Where are you from?

Describing shapes in Spanish

Learning the names of shapes in Spanish is easy because most of them are very similar to the English equivalent or are recognizable to English speakers because of their Latin roots.

The ultimate ice-breaker! Chat about sports in Spanish!

Everyone has their favorite sport and most countries tend to have favorite national sports. America is the home of baseball for example. And, like most of the world, Spanish are particularly fond of soccer, or fútbol. You’ll find kids in the street playing fútbol as well as lots of organized teams. There are an endless number of sports to talk about in Spanish but in this lesson, we’ll go over the most common ones.

It's important to be able to talk about the weather in Spanish

The weather is probably a common topic where you live and in Spanish it's no different. Being able to talk about the weather in Spanish can be a wonderful ice-breaker when chatting to locals.

Preparing for an interview in Spanish

Preparing for a job interview in Spanish? After this free audio lesson you’ll be able to speak in Spanish about working hours, references and work permits. You’ll be able to talk about your experience and your qualifications.

Talking about money in Spanish

Whether you’re on vacation or living in a Spanish-speaking country, knowing these Spanish words and phrases will make life a lot easier! After this you’ll know the words for different currencies, and how to do your banking in Spanish. Click here for the lesson on money in Spanish.

Eating in Spanish

Planning on eating at a restaurant in Spain? This free online Spanish audio lesson on eating in Spanish is at the top of the menu!

Whether you are missing a piece of cutlery or a napkin, or the waiter asks what type of water you’d like, you’ll be able to speak Spanish to get what you need. And after you’ve finished your meal you’ll be able to thank the waiter too.

Everyone loves shopping in Spain

If you love shopping then these are key lessons to make sure you get a great deal (and order the right thing). Need a bigger size? Something longer? No problem. Let's go shopping in Spanish!


Mauricio Evlampieff: Rocket Spanish