Do you know how to talk about FAMILY IN SPANISH?
Family in Spanish is said «LA FAMILIA«. Today we are going to learn the name of the family members (miembros de la familia) in Spanish. Students registered in our Premium Service can get a copy of our pdf sheets, just by leaving a message in the comments. After that practice the vocabulary with our quizzes below.
In Spanish when we are talking about a group of people including men and women we use the masculines plural. For example «hermanos» can be translated as brothers or siblings; «padres» means parents, not fathers. We usually say something like this: Tengo dos hijos, un niño y una niña (I have two children a boy and a girl).
Move for a male to a female is very easy, most names of family members just change the ending to «a»: hermano – hermana, hijo – hija, abuelo – abuela…
Learn in context how to talk about family members in Spanish
To see how to describe your family in Spanish you need to see this vocabulary in context, you can do it with the video with subtitles below or listen to a podcast about this topic too. Also, if you prefer, you can learn this vocabulary with flashcards.
Before start working with the vocabulary with the quizzes, it will be also very useful to practice the Spanish possessive adjectives and remember to contact your tutor with any question you have or to ask for more homework. Don’t you have a Spanish personal tutor yet?
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