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Top 5 Ways To Sound Really Spanish

In today’s video we look at the top 5 ways to sound really good at Spanish, no matter what level you are.

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Useful Vocab from the video

Pues nada… – Well…, So…

Pues nada, ¿qué vas a hacer esta tarde? – Well, what are you going to do this afternoon?

Pues nada, tengo que ir al supermercado… así que me voy – Well, I have to go to the supermarket, so I’m off

Pues nada me marcho que pierdo el autobús – Well, I’m off or I’ll miss the bus

Cutre – Shabby, seedy

Qué cutre eres Ben – You are very shabby/unkempt Ben

No seas cutre, cámbiate la camiseta rota – Don’t be so shabby, change that T-Shirt with the holes in

Un bar muy cutre – A very seedy bar

Ese bar es muy cutre – That bar is very seedy

Descuidado – Run down

Cursi – Corny, Tacky, Kitch

Hortera – Vulgar

Majo/a – Lovely

Qué chico más majo – What a lovely guy

Hola maja – Hi lovely

Qué coche mas majo te has comprado – What a lovely car you’ve bought

Madre mía – My goodness, OMG

Madre mía, ¡qué pesado! – My goodness what a pain (for someone that goes on and on)

¡Qué pesado! – What a pain, what a bore!

Madre mía, qué bueno es este tomate rosa – My goodness this rose tomato is good

Madrid mía, no me lo creo – Wow/OMG I can’t believe it

Madre mía, qué calor – Wow it’s hot

¿Qué tal? – How are you?

Bien – OK

Fenomenal – Wonderful

De maravilla – Fantastic

Genial – Great

Pletórico – Bursting with life and energy

Fatal – Terrible

De pena – Awful

Bien… o te cuento – OK… or should I tell you the whole story

Bueno, así así – Well, kind of alright

Ni fu ni fa – OK, I suppose

Buenas… – Hello/Good day (in the street)

Hasta luego – See you later

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