Language coach Janet Harper offers some basic phrases for tourists arriving on the island.
With the travel corridors looking more likely to be opening soon, the possibility to travel for your Lanzarote sunshine holiday (or if you are planning to travel back ‘home’ to visit loved ones) is finally becoming a reality! So, this month I’m going to be sharing some useful hints and tips in Spanish to use on your travels.
Travelling through an airport can be a stressful experience – it can be useful to have some handy phrases in your back pocket that may help you from time to time. I’ve broken down a few of the trickier words to be sure we are on-point with our pronunciation, too:
… and when you arrive on the island
It’s true that English is widely spoken here in Lanzarote, especially in the resorts, but no matter where you are the locals will respect you more if you make an effort to speak a little Spanish and are usually very kind and patient with learners!
Recently, over 500 tourists across Spanish resorts were asked for the phrases they’d most like to be able to say during their holiday. They included:
Tempted to learn a few more phrases ahead of your holiday?
The Spanish Coach put together a FREE FACTSHEET of the top 15 most-used holiday phrases from the survey for you to download and practice.
You’ll find them in the online store on: www.thespanishcoach.net/collections/shop
Start practicing and I’ll see you with some more hints and tips next month. Hasta luego!!
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