Common Spanish Words
These Spanish words for medical terms and emergencies, family, teachers in the classroom, people traveling and on vacation are essential for your Spanish language survival kit! Perhaps you need help at the airport, the bank or the post office.. maybe you want to be able to describe to your Spanish-speaking friends how you are feeling or what you enjoy doing...
Here are some of the most basic Spanish words to get you started. Further on in this lesson we will look at the pronunciation of these and more Spanish words.
- accident - el accidente
- la alergia - allergy
- el antibiótico - antibiotic
- la aspirina - aspirin
- la clínica - clinic
- la diarrea - diarrhea
- el doctor - doctor
- el dolor - pain
- el dolor de cabeza - headache
- el dolor de la garganta - sore throat
If you’re traveling to a Spanish-speaking country or you're in a Spanish-speaking environment, you need some simple Spanish vocabulary for those times when you’ve got something to say or questions to ask and the people around you speak only Spanish!
I hope you find these Spanish word lists helpful. If you REALLY want to learn a lot of Spanish fast, my Rocket Spanish course is where you need to head next.
In the meantime, here are some simple English to Spanish word lists on common themes to help you on your Spanish learning journey: