Spanish basics and siesta
Hola, que tal? Como estas? Bien, y tu?
‘Fiesta’! I need a small ‘siesta’! ‘Mañana’… Let’s go to ‘chino’!
So You don’t speak Spanish or Spanglish and you have no idea what your friends are talking about? Ok, here we are to help You!
Let’s learn a few basic words in Spanish:
Hola – Hello
Que tal? / Como estas? – How are you?
Bien – Good
Bien, y tu? – Good, and you?
Vamos – Let’s go!
Fiesta could be just a party or a holiday! Every weekend there’s coming time for FIESTA! Also, Spain is a well-known country for many holidays. Almost every month has a holiday which is free of work! So you can enjoy it by going out for a concert and other cultural events in your neighborhood for free because it’s organized by Comunidad de Madrid.
Siesta, everybody loves it, in Madrid, it’s not that noticeable as in other parts of Spain. That’s a special break during the day so many shops and restaurants are closed. Why? Because it’s time to rest and sleep for a while!
Mañana basically means tomorrow, but also You can use it when you want to say to do something ‘later on’.
Chino – normally that words mean Chinese person, but people in Madrid call small shops where You can find food, beer, alcohol, and sweets – ‘chino’ – because almost always the workers and owners are Chinese people!