Silly me. Silly, silly me!
I spent my whole youth (greater than twenty years) in Southern California, the place half the inhabitants appears to talk Spanish… and what did I do when it got here time to decide on a second language to review in highschool and faculty? I picked Latin!
Doh! What a dumb transfer.
Now, right here I’m, my first week in South America, surrounded by nothing however Spanish talking folks and my data of all the Spanish language consists of not more than a dozen completely different phrases (Most of them being cuss phrases I realized from enjoying soccer in So Cal).
However I’m not too involved. I’m a comparatively quick learner… and I’ve obtained you to assist me. Proper?
In the event you communicate Spanish, I might actually use your assist. Under I’ve typed out plenty of phrases and phrases I wish to be taught to say in Spanish so I can talk with the folks round me. If you’ll be able to assist me translate these phrases from English to Spanish, I’d be endlessly grateful. All you need to do is learn my listing of phrases and phrases under after which go away a remark on the finish of this text telling me the way to say this stuff in Spanish.
I’m on the lookout for this.
The place is it?
The place is that this?
Which means do I am going?
I’m vegetarian. I can’t eat something with animals in it.
How a lot does this/it value?
Have you learnt the place I can hire a bicycle?
Have you learnt the place I can hire a motorbike?
Do you hire bicycles? Do you hire bikes?
I wish to hire this for one week.
That is damaged.
Is that this included?
What’s the greatest deal you can provide me?
Will you settle for this?
Are you able to assist me?
At what time does it arrive?
When should I take a look at?
Can I take your picture?
What different phrases and phrases do you recommend that I be taught? Depart a remark under and let me know!
Photograph by Alex Bellink