Spanish Words

These series of lessons are all about Spanish words that you will regularly come across when speaking to Spanish people or traveling through South America. Make sure you practice your pronunciation using the voice recognition tool, and do the testing at the end of each lesson (where available!). Let's get started learning some Spanish words!

If you’re traveling to a Spanish-speaking country or you're in a Spanish-speaking environment, you need to know some basic everyday Spanish words for those times when you’ve got something to say or questions to ask and the people around you speak only Spanish! This lesson has lists of basic Spanish words for you to peruse.

These common Spanish words cover medical terms and emergencies, family, teachers in the classroom, and much more. These will be extremely useful for people who are traveling and/or on vacation and are essential for your Spanish language survival kit!

You never know when you’ll need to use some Spanish medical words. In this online audio lesson you’ll learn some Spanish words and phrases just in case you ever need to visit a Spanish-speaking doctor or hospital!

In this Rocket Spanish lesson we'll be taking a trip to the zoo to talk about all types of animals in Spanish. You might have a dog or cat at home, but I bet you don't have a monkey!

This lesson is all about how to pronounce household appliances in Spanish. These days we have a number of appliances in our homes to make domestic duties easier and quicker. Look around your kitchen and laundry and you will see just how many electrical time saving devices you have. Now, here is the Spanish vocabulary for you to put to those little wonders.

From buying toiletries at the chemist or supermarket, to asking directions to the nearest bathroom or even explaining to a plumber what is wrong. Learning these commonly used words for the bathroom in Spanish will certainly be very helpful!

Understanding banks can be hard enough in your own country let alone a foreign one!

Listen to the audio and learn how to pronounce common words like 'money' or 'the bank', along with other very important words or phrases in the Spanish banking system

The topic of birds in Spanish is a useful one if you want to expand your Spanish vocabulary. Building a mental database of vocabulary is very important if you want to become fluent in a language.

After today’s audio lesson you’ll know all your body parts in Spanish. In case you ever need to go to the doctor or hospital, you'll need to know what you're talking about - some basic medical Spanish for your language survival kit!

You will be happy to know that much of the body vocabulary pronunciation is straightforward and reasonably easy for English speakers to grasp. Click here for the lesson on the body in Spanish. 

This lesson is on cars in Spanish – carro! In this lesson we’ll cover tons of Spanish car vocabulary. From hoods to trunks and everything in between.

It's not fun, but someone has to do it!

Maybe you’re in a Spanish-speaking country shopping for Spanish cleaning products, or someone is explaining how to clean the house in Spanish – either way, this lesson has you covered!

Need to know how to navigate a computer in Spanish? Today’s free lesson is for you! If you want to know how to connect, send or download and more, check out these essential Spanish words for using everyday technology.

Knowing different vocabulary for cooking in Spanish is so important as food is truly one of the greatest delights in life and some Latin American countries boast an impressive array of gastronomic gems.

Hopefully you will never need to use a doctor in Spanish, but if you do end up needing a Spanish doctor then you will be all set (if you aren't in too much pain!)

How do you say "mother" in Spanish? It's a lot easier than you may think! This lesson covers how to talk about your family in Spanish

In this lesson, we’ll talk about various types of "pescado", fish in Spanish. Some of these you might find on a plate garnished with lemon, and some you might see on a snorkeling trip, or in a fish tank peeking out from behind some coral!

If you are traveling around Latin America, you are in for a treat with a massive range of tropical and fresh fruits available to you.  Check out this free audio lesson on fruits in Spanish!

We’ll teach you the Spanish words for different types of shops, and how to ask for what you need in a store. After this you’ll know the Spanish words for some common foods, and how to ask for certain quantities in Spanish. Lets go grocery shopping in Spanish!

Spanish insects like bugs, slugs and creepy crawlies are just as common in Latin American countries as they are in your own. Get to know the different insects in Spanish with this free audio lesson.

Discover common Spanish internet terms, including how to pronounce "Internet" in Spanish!

There are loads of reasons that you might need to know some internet terms in Spanish whether you are hiking the Inca trail, working in Madrid or simply taking up Spanish while ensconced at home.

Many Latin American and other Spanish speaking countries are blessed with some incredible natural settings and landscapes, and exploring the outdoors in Spanish is a must for many travelers. 

One of the first questions that people ask when they meet someone new in a social context is what they do for a living. So if you plan to have conversations with people in Spanish, then you will need to brush up on your vocabulary of professions in Spanish.

Discover how to pronounce all of your school subjects in Spanish and wow your classmates!

Schools in Latin American countries tend to study almost exactly the kinds of school subjects that you are already familiar with. These subjects tend to have names that are very similar to English words, which makes them easy to recall – but don’t get tricked up with all the accents that are added.

Soccer is like a religion in many Spanish speaking countries. In fact sometimes it may seem that football is the only sport they practice such is the attention given to it in the Spanish speaking media and topics of conversation. 

Discover how to say that you like playing soccer in Spanish among other useful phrases!

We will cover the planets in Spanish as well as other useful vocabulary when talking about outer-space! Check out this lesson on space in Spanish - it's going to be fun!

Latin people tend to be very musical and when you visit a Spanish speaking country (particularly in Latin America) you will find music played everywhere. Learn how to pronounce lots of musical instruments in Spanish and increase your vocabulary!

Discover lots of Spanish words for vegetables and make the most of those Spanish recipes! Click here for the lesson on the different types of vegetables in Spanish.

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Mauricio Evlampieff
Rocket Spanish

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