Where to Go

Where to Go

Where to Go

Vocabulary for Locations

  • Identify different locations in Spanish like ‘museo’ for museum, ‘restaurante’ for restaurant, ‘playa’ for beach, ‘montañas’ for mountains, ‘parque’ for park, ‘cine’ for cinema and ‘teatro’ for theatre.

Description of Places

  • Learn how to describe why you would like to visit specific places using Spanish adjectives like ‘la ciudad es hermosa’ (the city is beautiful) or ‘la playa es relajante’ (the beach is relaxing).

Asking for and Understanding Directions

  • Be able to ask for and understand directions using phrases such as ‘¿Dónde está…?’ (Where is…?), ‘a la derecha’ (to the right), ‘a la izquierda’ (to the left), ‘sigue todo recto’ (go straight on), ‘cruza la calle’ (cross the street), and ‘está cerca’ (it’s near).

Types of Transport

  • Be familiar with different forms of transportation including ‘el tren’ (train), ‘el autobús’ (bus), ‘el coche’ (car), ‘el avión’ (plane), ‘la bicicleta’ (bicycle), and ‘a pie’ (on foot).

Famous Spanish Landmarks

  • Recognize the names of some famous Spanish landmarks like ‘La Sagrada Familia’ in Barcelona, ‘La Alhambra’ in Granada, ‘El Museo del Prado’ in Madrid, and ‘La Giralda’ in Seville.

Accommodations Vocabulary

  • Understand the Spanish vocabulary for different types of accommodations including ‘el hotel’, ‘la pensión’, ‘el albergue’, ‘la casa rural’ and ‘el apartamento’.

Holiday and Seasonal Vocabulary

  • Learn and use holiday and seasonal vocabulary such as ‘el verano’ (summer), ‘el invierno’ (winter), ‘la primavera’ (spring), ‘el otoño’ (autumn), ‘las vacaciones’ (holidays), ‘el viaje’ (trip) and ‘la reserva’ (reservation).

Tenses in Context

  • Learn to use tenses in context to discuss your travel plans, experiences and aspirations. For example, ‘Voy a visitar España este verano’ (I am going to visit Spain this summer), ‘Ayer fui al museo’ (Yesterday, I went to the museum), ‘Mañana visitaré la playa’ (Tomorrow, I will visit the beach).

Frequent practise and immersion in the language are crucial to learning and understanding Spanish for travel and tourism conversations.