Greetings, Goodbyes
&
Expressions of Courtesy
In Spanish, answer the following questions: (Please use complete
sentences)
¿Cómo te llamas?
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¿Cuántos años tienes?
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¿Cómo estás?
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 Spanish speakers often greet each other with a handshake
or a kiss.
 In Spain, friends may greet each other with a light kiss on
both cheeks.
 Latin Americans kiss on only one cheek. When men greet
each other, they often shake hands, pat each other on the
back, or hug. Young people often shake hands when they
meet or say goodbye. Family members usually greet each
other with a kiss.
¡Hola!
Hello!
Buenos días, señor.
Good morning, sir.
Buenas tardes, señorita.
Good afternoon, miss.
Good night, ma’am.
Good evening, ma’am.
Buenas noches, señora.
¿Cómo se dice en inglés?
Traduce las siguientes frases
¿Cómo te llamas?
What is your name?
¿Cuántos años tienes?
How old are you?
¿Cómo estás?
How are you?
Buenas noches, señora.
Good evening, Ma’am
Buenos días, señor.
Good morning, sir.
Buenas tardes, señorita
Good afternoon, Miss
Adiós
Goodbye
To say goodbye to someone, say:
Goodbye.
Adiós.
Well, I have class.
Bueno, tengo clase.
Bye.
Chao.
See you later.
Hasta luego.
See you tomorrow
Hasta mañana.
I have to go.
Tengo que irme.
Work with a partner.
Imagine you just ran into each other in the hall
between classes. Greet each other briefly.
Then tell your partner you have to go, and say
goodbye.
Switch roles and replay the conversation, this
time using different expressions.
 Match these words/phases in Spanish with their meaning in
English
Hola
Good morning
Hasta luego
Thank you
Buenos días
See you later
Hasta mañana
Good evening
Gracias
Hello
Adiós
I am sorry
Buenas noches
See you tomorrow
Lo siento
Goodbye
Expresiones de Cortesía
Gracias
Thank-you
Lo siento
I am sorry
Por favor
Please
Permiso
Excuse me
Escuchemos
• You’re at an all-day open house celebration at Miguel Ángel’s house.
• As you listen, decide whether the person is arriving or leaving.
Modelo
— Hola, Miguel Ángel!
— Buenos días, señora de López. (Mrs. López is arriving.)
1.Alicia
2.Santiago
leaving
arriving
3.don Alonso arriving
4.Mariana
leaving
5.doña Luisa arriving
6.David
leaving
Escribamos How would you greet or say goodbye to the
following people? How would they respond to your greetings?
Adiós
Buenas noches
Buenos días
a)_______________
Hasta mañana
d)_______________
Hasta luego
Buenos días
Hasta luego
b)_________________
Adiós
e)_________________
Buenas tardes
Hasta mañana
Buenas tardes
c)________________
Buenas noches
f)________________
What Spanish greetings would you use at each of these times?
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To introduce yourself, say:
Me llamo...
Soy
¿Y tú?
¿Cómo te llamas?
My name is …
I am
And you?
What’s your name?
To introduce others, say:
Éste es mi amigo...
This is my (male) friend
Ésta es mi amiga…
This is my (female) friend
Te presento a…
Let me introduce …
Se llama...
His/Her name is
To respond to an introduction, say:

¡Mucho gusto!
Nice to meet you!
 Encantado/a
Delighted to meet you.
 Igualmente
The same here.
¿Cómo respondes? How do you respond?
Listen as some people at a party introduce themselves to
you. Respond with one or two appropriate phrases.
They say:
You say:
¡Mucho gusto!
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Me llamo Abel, ¿Y tú, cómo te llamas?
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Éste es mi amigo, se llama Felipe
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Ésta es Evita, la estudiante del programa internacional ________________________
Encantada
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Soy la Sra. Rivas
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Mucho gusto
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Mini-situaciones
What would you say in the following situations? With a
partner, act out each mini-situation and answer each question.
A friend introduces you to a new student.
Hola. Me llamo … ¡Mucho gusto!
You want to ask the person sitting next to you what his or her name is
¿Cómo te llamas?
You’ve just been introduced to your new Spanish teacher
Hola. Me llamo … ¡Mucho gusto! / Encantada(o)
You want to tell the new classmate who you are.
Hola. Me llamo … ¿Y tú?
Your new counselor has just said “Mucho gusto?.
Encantado(a) / Igualmente.
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