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Survival Spanish Phrases

Hi - Hola

Good morning -------------------------------------------------------------------------Buenos días

Good afternoon --------------------------------------------------------------------Buenas tardes

Good evening/night ----------------------------------------------------------- Buenas noches

Bye/see you soon -------------------------------------------------------------------- Hasta luego

Goodbye ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Adiós

Yes ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sí

No ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- No

Please ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Por favor

Thank you (very much) ---------------------------------------------------- (Muchas) gracias

You’re welcome -------------------------------------------------------------- Con mucho gusto

Apologies ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Perdón

May I? (asking permission) ----------------------------------------------------- Con permiso

Excuse me(request or apologizing) ---------------------------------------------- Disculpe

I’m sorry -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Lo siento

How are things? ------------------------------------------------------------------------- ¿Qué tal?

What’s your name? ----------------------------------------------- ¿Cómo se llama usted?

My name is... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Me llamo…

Pleased to meet you -------------------------------------------------------------- Mucho gusto

Where are you from? --------------------------------------------------------- ¿De dónde es?

I’m from… ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Soy de…

Mr./Mrs.-Miss ----------------------------------------------------------- Seño/Señora/Señorita

Do you speak English? -----------------------------------------------¿Habla usted inglés?

I (don’t) understand you ---------------------------------------------------------(No) entiendo

I don’t know ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------No sé

How do you say…? ---------------------------------------------------------¿Cómo se dice…?

What does … mean? -------------------------------------------------------¿Qué significa…?

Could you please speak slower?-¿Puede hablar más despacio, por favor?

What time is it? --------------------------------------------------------------------¿Qué hora es?

What time does it open/close? ----------------------------¿A qué hora abre/cierra?

How do I get to…? ----------------------------------------------------------¿Cómo llego a…?

Is it near/far? ------------------------------------------------------------------¿Está cerca/lejos?

Go straight ahead ---------------------------------------------------------Siga/Vaya derecho

Turn left ---------------------------------------------------------------------Voltée a la izquierda

Turn right ---------------------------------------------------------------------Voltée a la derecha

I’d like to buy… ------------------------------------------------------------Quisiera comprar…

I’m just looking -------------------------------------------------------------Sólo estoy mirando

May I look at it?----------------------------------------------------------------¿Puedo verlo(a)?

How much is it? ----------------------------------------------------------------¿Cuánto cuesta?

That’s too expensive for me ----------------------------Es demasiado caro para mí

I’ll take it -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Lo llevoa

lot ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------mucho

a little ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------poquito

more ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------más

less ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------menos

large ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------grande

small -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------pequeño(a)

I am ill ------------------------------------------------------------------------------Estoy enfermo(a)

I’m allergic to... -------------------------------------------------------------Soy alérgico(a) a…

north ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------norte

south ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------sur

east -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------este

west ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------oeste

here ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------aquí

there -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ahí

Where is…? -------------------------------------------------------------------------¿Dónde está…

the bus stop --------------------------------------------------------------la parada del autobus

the post office -------------------------------------------------------------la oficina de correos

the bank ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------el banco

the supermarket ---------------------------------------------------------------el supermercado

the tourist office ----------------------------------------------------------la oficina de turismo

the telephone ----------------------------------------------------------------------------el teléfono

avenue -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------avenida

street -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------calle/paseo

block ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------cuadra/manzana

My goodness! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------Caramba!

Of course! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------¡Claro!

Help! -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------¡Socorro!

I'm sorry! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------¡Lo siento!

How awful! --------------------------------------------------------------------------¡Qué barbaridad!

What a shame! -------------------------------------------------------------------------¡Qué lástima!

What a mess! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------¡Qué lío!

always -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------siempre

at times ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------a veces

also ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------también

or -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------o

nothing --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------nada

never ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------nunca

neither ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------tampoco

Who? -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------¿Quién?

What? --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------¿Qué?

Where? --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------¿Dónde?

Why? ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------¿Por qué?

Which? -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------¿Cuál?

How many? -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------¿Cuántos?

How much? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------¿Cuánto?