3Cultura Señor Señora Señorita Some Spanish greetings are more formal than “Hola”When you greet someone, particularly an older person, you can say:Sr.Sra.Formal TitlesSeñorSeñoraSeñoritaSrta.
4Comparisons English Spanish Hola, señor Buenos dias, señora Buenas noches, señoritaIn Spanish, it is totally acceptable to call someone by titles without the name.Hello Mr.orGood morning Mrs. In English, would not be said. The title would not be used without the person’s name.
5Saludos con Abrazos y Besos Greetings with hugs and cheek kissesIs that a very Spanish thing to do?
6Appropiate Greetings “Saludos apropiados” Women typically give each other a light kiss on the cheek when greeting one another. Also, with men.Men frequently shake hands, then give each other a “bear hug.”
7Be ready! Come up and show the class how to say hello “Spanish Style” Now is your turn…Hola…Working in group of 3 or 4Prepare a conversation where you and your friends find each other and you use the greetings you learnTake 3 minutes to write down the conversationPractice 2 minutesBe ready! Come up and show the class how to say hello “Spanish Style”
8How Large is the Spanish Speaking Population? Let’s check some data……
10ESPAÑA Location Iberian Peninsula Southwest of Europe 17 autonomous communitiesSpain is the birthplace of the Spanish language andOne of its greatest writers, Miguel Cervantes –Don Quijote de la Mancha
11Tell me what you know about “España” CapitalSports, Festivals