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Real-life Spanish

Woodward Spanish on Instagram

Woodward Spanish on Instagram

This is to let you know that you can now find Woodward Spanish on Instagram. Yes, we will now add any new charts and images that we create onto Instagram for those that like spending time there. Eventually we will also add some of the charts we have already created too. So remember, follow us there: Woodward Spanish on Instagram Have […]

Sana, sana, colita de rana, Si no sana hoy, sanará mañana.

Sana, sana, colita de rana

  Sana, sana, colita de rana, Si no sana hoy, sanará mañana. This rhyme is typically said to children when they have just hurt themselves. The parent (or grandparent) usually rubs the part that is sore and sings this little tune. And of course the hurt magically disappears… or least will do tomorrow. 🙂 Vocabulary […]

A list of Empanadas and their different names and flavors in Spanish.

Sabores de Empanadas

This photo was taken in Concon, a coastal town in Chile which is known for having great empanadas. The numbers inside each empanada is the price of them in Chilean Pesos. If you would like to learn more about other Food from Chile, check out Typical Chilean Food. Before you look below, try and find […]

Foto de un desfibrilador

Foto de un desfibrilador

Foto de un desfibrilador Another example of real life Spanish, we recently took this photo in Buenos Aires, Argentina. What is it? What else does it say?   Vocabulario – Vocabulary Desfibrilador – (noun – masc) defibrillator (that device you use to give an electrical charge to the heart area in an emergency). Sonar – […]

Destapá Felicidad - Spanish in Argentina

Detapá felicidad – Spanish in Argentina

Detapá felicidad – Spanish in Argentina This is a Billboard we recently saw in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ignore the fact that it is for a “slightly” well-known brand of some liquid. What we are interested in is the text within the advertisement. It says Detapá felicidad Ya tenés todo listo. Refrescate. Destapar: (Infinitive) to take […]

A sign in Spanish saying Celebre con responsibilidad

Celebre con responsabilidad

Vocabulary – Vocabulario Celebrar (verb) = To celebrate Con (preposition) = with Responsabilidad (noun – fem) = Responsibility   Imperativo – Imperative Notice how the verb “celebre” ends in an E even though celebrar is an –AR verb. That is because the verb is in the imperativo (imperative) form. Remember that this conjugation is often […]

Playa no apta para el baño Sign in Spanish

Playa no apta para el baño

Playa no apta para el baño This sign was found at one of the beaches in Viña del Mar, Chile.   VOCABULARIO – VOCABULARY La playa = the beach Apta = Apt, suitable El baño = bathing, toilet Normally el baño means the toilet, but in this context it refers to bathing as in swimming […]

Foto del horario de dirección de tránsito

Horario de la dirección de tránsito

Horario de la dirección de tránsito A photo we took of a road sign at an intersection in Santiago, Chile. VOCABULARY Horario= schedule, timetable Dirección= direction Tránsito = traffic, transit Símbolo = symbol Rojo = red Línea = line Flecha = arroz Indicar = to indicate, to show, to point to Doblar = to turn, […]

No Estacionar toda la cuadra ambos costados

No Estacionar Toda La Cuadra

No Estacionar – Toda La Cuadra Ambos Costados I found this sign on a post on the side of the road in Santiago, Chile. The symbol of a red circle with a red diagonal line crossing it universally known as NO (insert thing or activity you aren’t supposed to do) Notice how there is the […]