Questions and Opinions

Questions and Opinions

Section: Common Questions

  • ¿Cómo te llamas? translates to “What’s your name?”.
  • ¿Dónde vives? corresponds to “Where do you live?”.
  • If you want to ask “How are you?”, say ¿Cómo estás?.
  • ¿Cuántos años tienes? is the question “How old are you?”.
  • ¿Qué haces en tu tiempo libre? translates to “What do you do in your free time?”.
  • ¿Tienes hermanos? is the question “Do you have any siblings?”.
  • If you want to ask “What do you like to do?”, it’s ¿Qué te gusta hacer?.

Section: Expressing Opinions

  • To express liking something, use Me gusta or Me encanta.
  • If you dislike something, express it as No me gusta.
  • To state your preference, use Prefiero or Me gustaría más.
  • If you think something is good, use Creo que es bueno.
  • To express your thought about something being bad, say Creo que es malo.
  • Me parece que is used when you think or it seems to you.
  • Express the reason for your opinion by preceding it with Porque meaning “because”.

Section: Agreeing and Disagreeing

  • If you agree with someone, say Estoy de acuerdo.
  • To disagree, use No estoy de acuerdo.
  • Es cierto is used to express “It’s true”.
  • To express doubt or unsureness, say No estoy seguro.
  • Puede ser translates to “It could be” or “Maybe”.
  • If something is probable, express it with Es probable.
  • To express disagreement you can also use No creo que sea (I don’t think it is).

Section: Asking for Opinions

  • ¿Qué piensas de…? translates to “What do you think of…?”.
  • Use ¿Te gusta…? to ask “Do you like…?”.
  • ¿Estás de acuerdo con…? is a way to ask “Do you agree with…?”.
  • ¿Cómo te parece…? translates to “How does it seem to you…?”.
  • To ask about someone’s favourite, use **¿Cuál es tu favorito/a…?”.

Remember, when talking about opinions it’s important to consider tenses. Is the discussion about something in the past, present, or future? Always check that your verbs match the time frame.