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1 Greeting people “Spanish Style”
say hello how are you? my name is what is your name? nice to meet you same goodbye “comenzemos”….

2 Saludos Hola Hola, ¿Qué tal? Bien, gracias ¿y tú? Muy bien.

3 Cultura 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 Titles Señor Señora Señorita Srta.

4 Comparisons English Spanish Hola, señor Buenos dias, señora
Buenas noches, señorita In Spanish, it is totally acceptable to call someone by titles without the name. Hello Mr. or Good morning Mrs. In English, would not be said. The title would not be used without the person’s name.

5 Saludos con Abrazos y Besos
Greetings with hugs and cheek kisses Is that a very Spanish thing to do?

6 Appropiate 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.”

7 Be ready! Come up and show the class how to say hello “Spanish Style”
Now is your turn… Hola… Working in group of 3 or 4 Prepare a conversation where you and your friends find each other and you use the greetings you learn Take 3 minutes to write down the conversation Practice 2 minutes Be ready! Come up and show the class how to say hello “Spanish Style”

8 How Large is the Spanish Speaking Population?
Let’s check some data……

9 Most Widely Spoken Languages in the World
Approx. number of speakers  1. Chinese (Mandarin) 1,917,000,000  2. Spanish 406,000,000  3. English 335,000,000  4. Hindi1 260,000,000  5. Arabic 223,000,000  6. Portuguese 202,000,000  7. Bengali 193,000,000  8. Russian 162,000,000  9. Japanese 122,000,000 10. Javanese 84,300,000 Mandarin Chinese tops the list of most popular world languages, with nearly two billion speakers. English trails in third place, with 335 million speakers. This data includes all speakers of the languages, not only native speakers. . Source: Ethnologue, 17th Edition. 1. Encompasses multiple dialects. Information Please® Database, © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved

10 ESPAÑA Location Iberian Peninsula Southwest of Europe
17 autonomous communities Spain is the birthplace of the Spanish language and One of its greatest writers, Miguel Cervantes –Don Quijote de la Mancha

11 Tell me what you know about “España”
Capital Sports, Festivals

12 Gracias por su atención

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