Greetings, Questions and Responses in Spanish (Saludos, Preguntas y Respuestas en Espanol)
Excerise #1: Colors/Los Colores
rojo - red
anaranjado / naranjo/ naranja - orange
amarillo - yellow
verde - green
azul - blue
morado / púrpura / lila - purple
rosado/rosa - pink, blanco - white, negro - black
Exercise #2: Numbers/How old are you?
One - Uno 'oo-no'
Two - Dos 'doh-ss'
Three - Tres 'trr-es'
Four - Quatro 'kwat-ro'
Five - Cinco 'thin-ko'
Six - Seis 'se'ss'
Seven - Siete 'sea'yet'eh'
Eight - Ocho 'o-cho'
Nine - Nueve 'nu-wave-aay'
Ten - Diez 'dee-eh-th'
Cuantos anos tienes? - How old are you?
Yo tengo ______anos. - I am______years old.
/I have ______years.
Excerise # 3 Number 11 -20
Once - Eleven
Doce - Twelve
Trece - Thirteen
Catorce - Fourteen
Quince - Fifteen / Dieciseis - Sixteen
Dieciseis - Sixteen / Diecisiete - Seventeen
Diecinueve - Nineteen / Viente - Twenty
Students will be able to recite the proper greetings, common questions and responses in Spanish and English. Students will also be able to apply the greetings, questions and responses into conversation.
Greetings in Spanish (Saludos en Espanol)
Saludos - Greetings
Bienvenidos - Welcome
Buenos Dias - Good Morning
Buenas Tardes - Good Afternoon
Buenas Noches - Good Night/ Evening
Hola - Hello
Greetings as questions
¿Como estas? - How are you? (informal - you say this to your friends and family)
¿Como esta usted? - How are you? (formal - you say this to teachers, strangers, etc)
¿Como te va? - How's it going?
Greetings as questions and responses
¿Que tal? - What's up?
¿Que pasa? - What's happening?
¿Que haces? - What are you doing?
¿Y tú? - And you? (informal)
¿Y usted? - And you? (Formal)
Responses to questions
Bien, gracias - Well thank you
Muy bien - Very well/ Todo bien - All is well
Estoy (un poco) cansado/cansada - I am (a little) tired
Estoy enfermo/enferma - I am sick
Estoy mal - I am bad
Nada - Nothing
Estoy contento/contenta - I am content
Grammar and Punctuation: Writing Questions and Exclamations in Spanish
When writing questions (interrogative) and excited (exclamatory) sentences in Spanish, you have to make sure there are punctuations at the beginning and end of the sentence. When wrting a question there need to be an upside down question mark at the beginning and a regular question mark at the end. For example: ¿Cómo estas?"
Grammar and Punctuation: When writing questions and exclamations in Spanish
When writing excited (exclamatory) sentences in Spanish, an upside down exclamation point needs to be written in the beginning of the sentence and then a regular exclamation point at the end.
For example: ¡Hola, Clara, Buenas Tardes!
Class Activity (Actividad de Clase)
Students will create a dialogue that is at least four lines using the greetings, questions, and responses in Spanish. The dialogue will be between two characters the students will create.
When finished students will submit their dialogue through the Zoom chat. Be sure to check your work before sending. You have 7 minutes to finish the dialogue.
Spanish Comic: Spanish Dialogue:
Create names for your characters. You may not copy this exact dialogue.
Diego: "¡Hola, Clara! ¡Buenas Tardes!"
Clara: "¡Hola, Diego! ¿Cómo estas?"
Diego: "Estoy un poco cansado, pero todo bien. ¿Y tú?"
Clara: "Estoy contenta, gracias."
Please create your own Spanish dialogue using some of the greetings, questions and responses we have learned so far.
What the Spanish word for Blue?
What is the color "Anarnajado/Naranja" in English
How do you say purple in Spanish?
What is the Spanish word for Red?
What is "Verde" in English
How do you say 11 in Spanish?
What is "Quince" in English?
How do you say 18 in Spanish?
What is "Diecisiete" in English?
What is "Trece" in English?
Which one means "Good morning" in Spanish?
Which word in English means "Hola"?
When someone says "Hola, como estas?" what does it mean mean in English?
Which of these is the proper response to the question, "Como estas?"
What are proper phrases to say in response to "Como estas?" or "Como esta usted? (There is more than one correct answer)
How do you say "Monday" in Spanish?
What is "Viernes" in English?
How do you say Wednesday in Spanish?
Which word means Saturday in Spanish?
Who would say, "Que pasa" to?
What is the proper way to respond to this question in Spanish? "Que pasa, amigo?" (There is more than one good answer.)
How do you say "I am happy" in Spanish?
What does "Bienvenidos" mean in English?