Everyone knows that living in Miami can be difficult, especially if you don’t speak Spanish. So here’s our guide to simple Spanish phrases to help you manage.
-First we’ll start off easy-
Hola cómo estás? – Hi, how are you?
Response: Bien, gracias. Y tú? – Good, thanks. And you?
No hablo español. Hablas Ingles?– I don’t speak Spanish, do you speak English?
-A little Spanish to help you when you’re at a Cuban restaurant
¿Qué te gustaría ordenar?– What would you like to order?
Response: Yo quiero el numero dos – I would like the number 2 special
Yo quiero éste– I want this one.
¿Donde esta el baño?– Where is the bathroom?
¿Puedo tener la cuenta?– Can I have the bill?
¿Me puede dar cambio? – Can I have some change?
¡La comida fue excelente! – The food was excellent!
– A little spanish for your Uber-
Esta casa– It is this house
No estamos en la dirección correcta – We are not at the right address.
Vamos a la Universidad de Miami– We are going to the University of Miami.
Hopefully this little guide helps you out during those “no hablo español” moments.
Kamila Knaudt is a Sophomore from California studying Journalism with a minor in Modern Languages. If she is not watching Criminal Minds you can find her outside doing something adventurous. Kami’s dream is to one day eat her way around the globe.
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