Greetings in Spanish are formed depending on whether the situation is formal or informal. In these Spanish English flashcards with audios, are some useful greetings that will help you to socialize confidently. Listen to the audios and repeat each phrase aloud unit you feel confident. Pay also attention to the spelling, and most import, use them always that you have an opportunity.
Check if you know how to greet in Spanish now
Have you practiced enough with the Spanish greetings above? Time to know. Answer the questions in the mini test below, if you think you have still some problems with this expression, go back to the previous activity.
The importance of formal and informal when greeting
Greetings are very important in Spanish. As Latin American culture is more formal than in Spain using the formal way “usted or ustedes” will be most habitual. But not only that, in some American countries, you are expected to greet every person individually, even if they’re in a group, and they use usted even with family and friends. So, it is important, learn the differences between formal and informal Spanish and the different ways to say “you”.
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Greetings in Spanish, let’s see how to do it
In this video, we are going to see some people greeting each other and using some of the expressions we have studied before. Notice that to answer the question «¿Cómo estás? we can add more precise information…
Estoy ocupado/a (I am busy)
Estoy nervioso/a (I am nervious)
Estoy cansado/a (I am tired)
Es cansado/a (It is tiring)
Estoy enfermo/a (I am ill)