The page is divided into three parts. First you can learn the most common ways to say "Hi" in Spanish. You could continue with the phrases for "How are you". And lastly situated is the "Goodbye" vocabulary. On the bottom of the reading you can see an example dialogue consistent only of greeting expressions.
Take into account that in Spanish there is one greeting that includes "Good afternoon" and "Good evening" in one. Instead of two different phrases you just turn to speak "Buenas tardes" in both of the cases.
|¡Buenos días!||Good morning!|
|¡Buenas tardes!||Good afternoon!/Good evening!|
|¡Hola a todos!||Hello everyone!|
|¡Hola a todo el mundo!||Hello everybody!|
Except of just saying "hi", it's important to query "How are you".
|¿Cómo estás?||How are you?|
|¿Qué tal?||What´s up?|
|¿Cómo está (Usted)? (formal)||How are you?|
|¿Qué pasa?||What´s up?|
|¿Cómo estamos? (more informal)||How are you?|
In Spanish culture it's not so common to begin to complain when someone ask you "How are you". You´d rather answer "Muy bien".
|¡Muy bien!||Very well!|
|Más o menos.||So so.|
|No puedo quejarme.||I cannot complain.|
You can use "Hasta luego" and "Hasta pronto" in case you will see the person soon and "Adiós" and "Hasta la vista" for a long-term separation.
|¡Hasta luego!||See you later!|
|¡Que tenga(s) buen día! ¡Que tenga(s) buena tarde!||Have a nice day/afternoon!|
|¡Igualmente!||Same to you!|
|¡Hasta la vista!||Goodbye!|
|¡Hasta pronto!||See you soon!|
|¡Un abrazo!||A hug!|
Let´s represent a simple conversation, consistent only of greetings:
Ramón: ¡Hola, Raul! Hello, Raul!
Raul: ¡Buenos días, Ramón! Good morning, Ramon!
Ramón: ¿Qué pasa? How is it going?
Raul: Todo bien. Y tú, ¿Cómo estás? Everything's OK. What about you?
Ramón: ¡Estupendo! I'm fine!
Raul: Bueno, ¡que tengas un buen fin de semana! Great, have a nice weekend!
Ramón: ¡Igualmente! Same to you!
Congratulations! After this lesson you are supposed to be prepared to have a small talk in Spanish. Practice it here with the microphones, the exercises or go out and practice outside! Don´t forget the kisses and hugs as a considerable part of the greetings. ¡Vamos!
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