Easiest English Sentences For Spanish

Easiest English Sentences For Spanish feature words similar to Spanish that will enable you to understand what is meant.

The English version is placed first to get you in the habit of looking for and recognizing English words similar to ones in your own language and deducing what the English words mean by yourself without being given the translation first.

Use the spelling and/or sound of each word similar to Spanish to help you figure out its meaning.

So from the key words similar to Spanish you should be able to make out the meanings of the other English connecting words that are not similar to Spanish. Use the words similar to Spanish as clues to the meanings of the other English words.

Try to just get the overall meaning of each sentence without trying to translate each unfamiliar English word. Many are like sentences in Spanish that express ideas you have said or heard often before.

These sentences in English are followed by the Spanish words that would be a good guess using as clues the English words similar to Spanish. So as a result these are rough translations of the English sentences, which may not be the exact meanings, but will be close enough that you could deduce what is meant.

After the English and Spanish versions of each sentence is the pronunciation of the Spanish sentence.

The easiest way is to just read them. Or if you see some you might possibly use when you travel to the USA or England, you can try to pronounce them, which is not easiest.

Consider each sentence as a puzzle you can probably solve. Have fun with the challenge of it. Try to guess what each English sentence means without looking at the rough Spanish version. See how far down the list you can get.

This list starts with the easiest short English sentences to figure out, and then progresses to longer more challenging ones.

[In the following pronunciation guide, only English words pronounced like Spanish are included now, enclosed in single quotation marks. The rest of the English pronunciations will be added later.]

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Easiest English Sentences For Spanish

STATEMENTS

ENGLISH -- SPANISH -- [SAY SPANISH]

Hello! -- ¡Hola!

No! -- ¡No! -- [‘no’]

One moment. -- Un momento.

It’s urgent. -- Es urgente.

It’s difficult. -- Es difícil.

It’s authentic. -- Es auténtico.

It’s kosher. -- Es kosher.

It’s vegetarian. -- Es vegetariano.

It’s horrible. -- Es horrible.

It’s romantic. -- Es romántico.

It’s magnificant. -- Es magnífico.

It’s incredible. -- Es increíble.

It’s interesting. -- Es interesante.

It’s impressive. -- Es impresionante.

This is not fresh. -- Esto no está fresco.

My telephone does not function. -- Mi teléfono no funciona.

The television does not function. -- La televisión no funciona.

The refrigerator does not function. -- El refrigerador no funciona.

The air conditioner does not function. -- El aire acondicionado no funciona.

I need detergent. -- Necesito detergente.

I need an adapter. -- Necesito un adaptador

I need a towel. -- Necesito una toalla.

I need towels. -- Necesito toallas.

I need a dentist. -- Necesito un dentista.

I need a doctor. -- Necesito un médico.

I need an interpreter. -- Necesito un intérprete. -- [neh-seh-SEE-toh oon een-TEHR-preh-teh]

I’m studying Spanish. -- Estudio español.

I recommend the Hotel Guadalajara. -- Le recomiendo el Hotel Guadalajara.

You can contact me at the Guadalajara Hotel. -- Puede contactarme en el Hotel Guadalajara.

I was assaulted. -- Me asaltaron.

I was robbed of my bicycle. -- Me robaron la bicicleta.

I was robbed of my camera. -- Me robaron la cámara.

I was robbed of my auto. -- Me robaron el auto.

I was robbed of my computer. -- Me robaron la computadora.

I was robbed of my passport. -- Me robaron el pasaporte.

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QUESTIONS

Is it kosher? -- ¿Es kosher?

Is it vegetarian? -- ¿Es vegetariano?

Is it authentic? -- ¿Es auténtico?

Is it difficult? -- ¿Es difícil?

Is this the bus to Guadalajara? -- ¿Es éste el autobús a Guadalajara?

Is this the train to Guadalajara? -- ¿Es éste el tren a Guadalajara?

Does it include service? -- ¿Está incluido servicio?

Are you gay? -- ¿Eres gay? -- [‘gay’]

Are you heterosexual? -- ¿Eres heterosexual?

Are you homosexual? -- ¿Eres homosexual?

Are you bisexual? -- ¿Eres bisexual?

How much is it? -- ¿Cuánto es?

How much is the cost per hour? -- ¿Cuánto cuesta por hora?

How much is the cost per day? -- ¿Cuánto cuesta por dia?

How much is the cost per night? -- ¿Cuánto cuesta por noche?

How much is the cost of a taxi to the airport? -- ¿Cuánto cuesta un taxi al aeropuerto?

How much is the cost of a taxi to the ferry? -- ¿Cuánto cuesta un taxi al ferry?

Can you recommend a bar? -- ¿Puede recomendarme un bar? -- [‘bar’]

Can you recommend a cafe? -- ¿Puede recomendarme un café? -- [‘café’]

Can you recommend a restaurant? -- ¿Puede recomendarme un restaurante?

Can you recommend a hotel? -- ¿Puede recomendarme un hotel?

Can you recommend a casino? -- ¿Puede recomendarme un casino? -- [‘casino’]

Can you recommend a dentist? -- ¿Puede recomendarme un dentista?

Can you recommend a pediatrician? -- ¿Puede recomendarme un pediatra?

Can you recommend a concert? -- ¿Puede recomendarme un concierto?

Can you recommend an opera? -- ¿Puede recomendarme una ópera?

Can you indicate it on the map? -- ¿Puede indicármelo en la mapa?

Have you got a discount? -- ¿Hacen descuento?

Have you got a discount for students? -- ¿Hacen descuento a los estudiantes?

Have you got manicure? -- ¿Hacen manicura?

Have you got pedicure? -- ¿Hacen pedicura?

Have you got acupuncture? -- ¿Hacen acupuntura?

Have you got aromatherapy? -- ¿Hacen aromaterapia?

What are you studying? -- ¿Qué estudia?

What is the number for information? -- ¿Cuál es el número de información?

Where is the bar? -- ¿Dónde está el bar? -- [‘bar’]

Where is the camping place? -- ¿Dónde está el cámping? -- [‘cámping’]

Where is the plaza? -- ¿Dónde está la plaza?

Where is the casino? -- ¿Dónde está el casino? -- [‘casino’]

Where is the bank? -- ¿Dónde está el banco?

Where is the park? -- ¿Dónde está el parque?

Where is the museum? -- ¿Dónde está el museo?

Where are the ruins? -- ¿Dónde están las ruines?

Where is the cathedral? -- ¿Dónde está la catedral?

Where is the palace? -- ¿Dónde está el palacio?

Where is the castle? -- ¿Dónde está el castillo?

Where is the gym(nasium)? -- ¿Dónde está el gimnasio?

Where is the airport? -- ¿Dónde está el aeropuerto?

Where is the supermarket? -- ¿Dónde está el supermercado?

Where is the market? -- ¿Dónde está el mercado?

Where are the carts? -- ¿Dónde están los carritos?

Where is the synagogue? -- ¿Dónde está la sinagoga?

Where is the valley? -- ¿Dónde está el valle?

Where is the desert? -- ¿Dónde está el desierto?

Where is the mountain? -- ¿Dónde está la montaña?

Where is the vineyard? -- ¿Dónde está el viñedo?

Where is the zoo? -- ¿Dónde está el zoológico?

Where is the peak? -- ¿Dónde está el pico?

Where is the lake? -- ¿Dónde está el lago?

Where is the river? -- ¿Dónde está el rio?

Where is the fountain? -- ¿Dónde está la fuente?

Where is the pharmacy? -- ¿Dónde está la farmacia?

Where is the discotheque? -- ¿Dónde está la discoteca?

Where is the office of tourism (information)? -- ¿Dónde está la oficina de turismo?

Where are the sites of interest? -- ¿Dónde están los sitios de interés?

Where is the escalators? -- ¿Dónde están las escaleras mecánicas?

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DIFFERENT ORDER

Some English sentences have words in a different order than they would be in Spanish, but in spite of this you should be able to understand what the following sentences mean.

ENGLISH -- SPANISH -- [SAY SPANISH]

I am not interested. -- No me interesa.

My airline is American Airlines. -- Mi línea aérea es American Airlines. -- [‘American Airlines’]

Can you recommend a bar with typical music? -- ¿Puede recomendarme un bar con música típica? -- [‘bar’]

Can you recommend a manicure salon? -- ¿Puede recomendarme un salón de manicura?

Can you print digital photos? -- ¿Puedo imprimir fotos digitales?

Where is the train station? -- ¿Dónde está la estación de tren?

Where is the bus station? -- ¿Dónde está la estación de autobuses?

Where is the international terminal? -- ¿Dónde está la terminal internacional?

Where is the commercial zone? -- ¿Dónde está la zona comercial?

Where is the botanical garden? -- ¿Dónde está el jardín botánico?

Where is the nature preserve? -- ¿Dónde está la reserva natural?

Where is a jazz club? -- ¿Dónde está un club de jazz? -- [‘jazz’]

Where is a gay discotheque? -- ¿Dónde está una discoteca gay? -- [‘gay’]

What do you recommend for me? -- ¿Qué me recomienda?

What is the fax number? -- ¿Cuál es el número de fax?

How much is the cost of a taxi to the train station? -- ¿Cuánto cuesta un taxi a la estación de tren?

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FOR A GREATER CHALLENGE

For a greater challenge, go to the web page English Needs No Translation For Spanish at english-needs-no-translation-for-spanish.html There some of these same sentences appear without the Spanish versions. That is more like the challenge in real life of trying to figure out English sentences similar to Spanish, but without any other help beyond the English words similar to Spanish.


For a greater challenge, go to the web page English Needs No Translation For Spanish


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