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

Learn to use ATM in Spanish

Learn to use an ATM in Spanish with this step-by-step lesson from Rocket Spanish. Following ATM instructions in Spanish doesn’t have to be scary--just learn these basic Spanish words and phrases and there’ll be nothing standing between you and your cash!

Talking about airplanes in Spanish

When you’re traveling by air there are some Spanish airplane words you may need to use. In this online audio lesson you’ll learn vocabulary to do with traveling on a plane in Spanish.

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!

European Cities in Spanish

It is important to know the European cities in Spanish. Often the city names in Spanish are very similar and may only differ in their pronunciation or by a couple of letters when written. Click here for the lesson on the European Cities in Spanish.

Let's talk finance terms in Spanish

Knowing various terms and phrases for important aspects of finance and economics is essential for anyone who wants to do business in Spanish speaking countries or with Spanish speakers. It is also an important element of a basic vocabulary in order to be able to stay up to date with issues when you watch the evening news. Check this lesson out on Finance in Spanish.

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?

Talking about people in Spanish

If you need to talk about people in Spanish, then this is the lesson for you. You'll be able to talk about a person’s appearance in Spanish and the kind of person they are as well.

Using a phone in Spanish

Need to know how to use the phone in Spanish? Today’s free lesson is for you! We’ll teach you some useful Spanish words and phrases, including how to answer the phone in Spanish, leave a message in Spanish, and make an international phone call.

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.

US Cities in Spanish

The major US cities in Spanish remain largely the same as the English version, but they are often spelled or pronounced slightly differently. Let's take a look...

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.

Talking about your work in Spanish

Want to be able to talk about your work in Spanish? Discover how to pronounce the Spanish word for your job, and even the word for work in Spanish.

Describing your workplace in Spanish

How do you describe your occupation in Spanish? How do ask about someone else’s profession? This audio lesson on workplace Spanish will teach you how!

Let's talk about the world in Spanish

Discover Spanish vocabulary about the major parts of the globe!

Major geographical points around the world including the “seven seas” and the poles all have their own Spanish equivalent; fortunately they are similar to the English versions you are already familiar with. Click here for the lesson on the world in Spanish.


Mauricio Evlampieff: Rocket Spanish