Archive | September, 2016

Campamento Phrases – including new, Encouraging Phrases!

4 Sep

New (to me) post that we can use! 15 Encouraging Phrases in Spanish.

Here are the words and phrases in our Traveler’s Preparation Guide. If you have any suggestions for this list, please let me know.

Campamento Vocabulary and Phrases

Must know phrases

  • Please/por favor
  • Thank you/gracias
  • Greetings – Buenos dias, Buenos tardes, Buenos noches, Hola
  • My name is/me llamo <name>
  • What is your name?/Como se llama usted?
  • Nice to meet you/ mucho gusto

Classroom & craft vocab

  • Salón de clase/ Taller de clase – classroom
  • Tijeras –Scissors
  • Lapicero- writing utensil
  • Lápiz- pencil
  • Saca puntas- pencil sharpener
  • Barro- clay
  • Hilo- string
  • Pucas- beads
  • Diario- journal
  • Papel- paper
  • Crayones- crayons
  • Drama- skit/ play
  • Pretty/Lindo or linda, bonito or bonita
  • How many? / Cuántos?

Colors

  • Red/ roja
  • orange/ naranja
  • yellow/ amarilla
  • green/ verde
  • blue/azul
  • purple/ murado
  • Pink/ rosa
  • white/blanco

Household Chores

  • hacer los quehaceres – do the chores
    lavar los platos – wash the dishes
    barrer el piso – sweep the floor
    fregar el piso – mop the floor
    lavar la ropa – do the laundry
    planchar la ropa – iron the clothes
    aspirar el piso – vacuum the floor
    sacudir los muebles – dust the furniture
    sacar la basura – take out the trash
    arreglar – neaten, straighten up
    hacer la cama – make the bed
    poner la mesa – set the table
    quitar la mesa – clear the table
    tender la ropa – hang out the clothes to dry

Helpful verbs

  • Escucha- listen (singular)
  • Escuchen- listen (plural)
  • (No) tengo- I (don’t) have
  • Tienes?- Do you have?
  • Vamános- let’s go
  • Llegar- arrive
  • Llegamos/ Llegaron- we arrive/ they arrived
  • Espérate- Wait
  • Dame- give me
  • Damelo- give it to me
  • Préstame- give it to me
  • Quiero- I want
  • Quiere- she wants
  • Peinar- to brush
  • Péiname- brush my hair
  • Listo/ a- ready
  • Estan listos/ as? Are you ready?
  • Jugar- to play
  • Pintar- to paint
  • Hace calor- it’s hot
  • Lo siento- I’m sorry
  • Siéntate- sit down (one person)
  • Siéntense- sit down (many people)
  • Silencio por favor- quiet please
  • I understand/Entiendo (no entiendo)
  • I have/Tengo (no tengo)
  • We make/ hacemos,
  • We will make/haremos
  • Ready/Listo
  • I found/ Encontré
  • I lost/ Perdí

Other vocab

  • Fondo- background
  • (Un) chin- a little bit
  • Guagua- bus
  • Cosa- thing
  • Basura- trash
  • Hogar- home
  • Casa- house
  • Trenzas- braids
  • Pelo- hair
  • Biblia- Bible
  • Maleta- suitcase
  • Small (shoes)/ pequeños  (zapatos) Medium/ medios,  large/grandes
  • Children’s small/ niños pequeños,  Ladies small/ señoros pequeños
  • I have one/three son/sons daughter/daughters. Tengo un/tres hijo/hijos hija/hijas.

Meals

  • Desayuno- breakfast
  • Merienda- snack
  • Jugo- juice
  • Galletas- cookies
  • Almuerzo- lunch
  • Cena- dinner
  • Comemos- let’s eat

Day/week

  • hoy -today
  • mañana – tomorrow
  • ayer – yesterday
  • el contorno para la semana – the outline of the week
  • esta semana – This week
  • la semana pasada – Last week

Beach vocab

  • Playa- beach
  • Olas- waves
  • Honda- deep
  • Flotar- to float
  • Arena- sand
  • Suéltame- let me go (when floating)
  • Vidrio del mar- sea glass    vidrio = glass
  • Concha(s)- shells