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1 Las presentaciones Saludos y despedidas Introductions Greetings and Goodbyes

2 Formality Latin-based languages such as Spanish require formal or familiar forms based on the relationship between the people speaking.

3 Formal Forms Used when speaking to a person you would not normally address by first name. For example, someone with a title: Mr./Mrs./Miss/Dr. etc. Used with someone you don’t know or have just met. Used with a non-relative, older person.

4 Informal (familiar) Forms Used with anyone normally addressed by first name. Used with family members. Used to address a younger person.

5 Saludos formales y otras expresiones Formal Greetings and Other Expressions Buenos días Good morning, day Buenas tardes Good afternoon Buenas noches Good evening, night *¿Cómo está usted (ud.)? How are you? *¿Cómo se llama usted (ud.)? What’s your name? *¿y usted (ud.)? and you? * In Spanish, a question always begins with an upside-down question mark….¿

6 *¡Hola! Hello ¿Qué tal? How’s it going? ¿Qué pasa? What’s happening? ¿Cómo estás? How are you? ¿Cómo te llamas? What’s your name? ¿y tú? (and you) Saludos informales y otras expresiones Informal Greetings and Other Expressions * In Spanish, an exclamation always begins with an upside-down exclamation mark….¡

7 Preguntas y Respuestas Questions and Responses ¿Cómo te llamas? Me llamo My name is (I call myself) ¿Cómo se llama ud.? ¿Cómo estás? Bien fine / Mal bad(ly) Muy....very / Bastante....rather Así-así so-so Regular the same ¿Cómo está ud.? *RespuestaPregunta *Formality rarely plays a role in forming responses.

8 Otras respuestas Other Responses Mucho gusto Nice to meet you Encantado(*a) Delighted to meet you Igualmente Likewise Mi amigo(*a) My friend Es un placer It’s a pleasure * The word would end in “a” if the person speaking (encantada) or referred to (amiga) were female.

9 Despedidas Goodbyes *adiós / chao (chau) goodbye hasta... luego / mañana / pronto see you... later / tomorrow / soon hasta la vista....baby See you later... hasta literally means...until *Certain words require accent marks to indicate pronunciation or meaning. The most common accent mark in Spanish is the acute accent: ´. The grave accent: ` is not used.


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