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  1. "Key endings: words ending in -ible and -able are pronounced differently but often have the same meaning.
  2. "possible
  3. "probable
  4. "it is
  5. "It is possible.
    Es posible."
  6. "It is probable.
    Es probable."
  7. "It is terrible.
    Es terrible."
  8. "It is acceptable.
    Es aceptable."
  9. "for me
    para m�"
  10. "for you
    para usted"
  11. "It is for me.
    Es para m�."
  12. "Use �no� to make negative sentences.
  13. "It is not.
    No es."
  14. "It is not for you.
    No es para usted."
  15. "It is not for you; it is for me.
    No es para usted; es para m�."
  16. "It is not possible for me.
    No es posible para m�."
  17. "It is possible for you.
    Es posible para usted."
  18. "It is acceptable for me.
    Es aceptable para m�."
  19. "You can ask a question using inflection.
  20. "It is acceptable for you.
    Es aceptable para usted."
  21. "Is it acceptable for you?
    �Es aceptable para usted?"
  22. "Isn�t it acceptable for you?
    �No es aceptable para usted?"
  23. "why
    �por qu�?"
  24. "Why isn�t it acceptable for you?
    �Por qu� no es aceptable para usted?"
  25. "Inflection is not necessary if you use a question word like �why�
    (�por qu�?)."
  26. "like that / that way
  27. "It is like that.
    Es as�."
  28. "It is not like that.
    No es as�."
  29. "It is not possible that way.
    No es posible as�."
  30. "It is not acceptable for me that way.
    No es aceptable para m� as�."
  31. "Why isn�t it acceptable for you that way?
    �Por qu� no es aceptable para usted as�?"
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  33. "Spanish for �I� (yo). If you do use �yo�
    then it makes it more emphatic: �I am sorry�.
  34. "I�m sorry (I feel it)
    lo siento"
  35. "I�m sorry but�
    Lo siento
  36. "I�m sorry but it is not
    Lo siento
  37. "acceptable for me that way.
    para m� as�."
  38. "I�m sorry but it is not possible that way.
    Lo siento
  39. "Key endings: English -ent and -ant endings become -ente and -ante in Spanish.
  40. "different
  41. "important
  42. "It is important for me.
    Es importante para m�."
  43. "It is not different that way.
    No es diferente as�."
  44. "It is very good.
    Es muy bueno."
  45. "It is not very good.
    No es muy bueno."
  46. "It is not very different that way. No es muy diferente as�.
  47. "But it is very important for me. Pero es muy importante para m�.
  48. "There isonly one stressed syllable per word in Spanish. When a word ends in a vowel
    the stress will usually be on the penultimate syllable
  49. "restaurant
  50. "I have
  51. "Remember: -o verb ending expresses �I�
  52. "I don�t have
    no tengo"
  53. "I have it.
    Lo tengo."
  54. "I don�t have it.
    No lo tengo."
  55. "I want
  56. "I want it.
    Lo quiero."
  57. "I don�t want it that way.
    No lo quiero as�."
  58. "I need
  59. "I need it.
    Lo necesito."
  60. "I don�t need it.
    No lo necesito."
  61. "now
  62. "�h� is not pronounced in Spanish.
  63. "I want it but I don�t need it now.
    Lo quiero pero no lo necesito ahora."
  64. "constant
  65. "evident
  66. "urgent
  67. "�g� before �e� and �i� is pronounced like �ch�
    as in Scottish �loch�.
  68. "It is very urgent.
    Es muy urgente."
  69. "I need it now; it is very urgent. Lo necesito ahora; es muy urgente.
  70. "you have
  71. "What?
  72. "What do you have?
    �Qu� tiene?"
  73. "meWhatnow?do you have for
    �Qu� tiene para m� ahora?"
  74. "You have it.
    Lo tiene."
  75. "Do you have it?
    �Lo tiene?"
  76. "You don�t have it.
    No lo tiene."
  77. "Don�t you have it?
    �No lo tiene?"
  78. "Don�t you have it for me now? �No lo tiene para m� ahora?
  79. "Why don�t you have it for me now
    because I need it now?
  80. "because
  81. "I want
  82. "I don�t want it.
    No lo quiero."
  83. "you want
  84. "What do you want?
    �Qu� quiere?"
  85. "You want it.
    Lo quiere."
  86. "Do you want it?
    �Lo quiere?"
  87. "Why don�t you want it that way?
    �Por qu� no lo quiere as�?"
  88. "to know
  89. "I want to know.
    Quiero saber."
  90. "I don�t want to know.
    No quiero saber."
  91. "I want to know why you don�t have it for me now.
    Quiero saber por qu� no lo tiene para m� ahora."
  92. "I can
  93. "you can
  94. "to do / to make
  95. "to do like that
    hacer as�"
  96. "�c� before �e� and �i� (for example
    hacer) is pronounced �th� in Castilian Spanish
  97. "What do you want to do now? �Qu� quiere hacer ahora?
  98. "When a word ends in a consonant
    the stress will be placed on the last syllable.
  99. "to eat
  100. "something
  101. "I want something.
    Quiero algo."
  102. "I have something for you.
    Tengo algo para usted."
  103. "I want to eat.
    Quiero comer."
  104. "I want to eat something now.
    Quiero comer algo ahora."
  105. "I am hungry.
    Tengo hambre."
  106. "I want to eat something now because I�m hungry.
    Quiero comer algo ahora porque"
  107. "What do you want to eat?
    �Qu� quiere comer?"
  108. "You are hungry.
    Tiene hambre."
  109. "Are you hungry?
    �Tiene hambre?"
  110. "Are you hungry? Do you want to eat something now?
    �Tiene hambre? �Quiere comer algo ahora?"
  111. "Why don�t you want to eat?
    �Por qu� no quiere comer?"
  112. "Key ending: English words ending in -ary end in -ario in Spanish.
  113. "necessary
  114. "It is not necessary for me now because I don�tneed it.
    No es necesario para m� ahora porque no lo necesito."
  115. "I�m sorry but I don�t have it and I don�t want it because I don�t need it now.
    Lo siento
  116. "and
  117. "contrary
  118. "on the contrary
    al contrario"
  119. "vocabulary
  120. "to see
  121. "Pronunciation of Spanish �v� is the same as �b�.
  122. "to see it
  123. "I want to see it.
    Quiero verlo."
  124. "I don�t want to see it.
    No quiero verlo."
  125. "Do you want to see it?
    �Quiere verlo?"
  126. "Why don�t you want to see it?
    �Por qu� no quiere verlo?"
  127. "I can
  128. "you can
  129. "I cannot see it.
    No puedo verlo."
  130. "If there are two or more consecutive verbs in a sentence
    the second and subsequent verbs will be in the full form (the �to� form in English
  131. "Can you see it?
    �Puede verlo?"
  132. "You can see it.
    Puede verlo."
  133. "What can you see?
    �Qu� puede ver?"
  134. "Why can�t you see it?
    �Por qu� no puede verlo?"
  135. "to do / to make
  136. "to do it
  137. "I don�t want to do it that way.
    No quiero hacerlo as�."
  138. "Because I cannot do it.
    Porque no puedo hacerlo."
  139. "Why can�t you do it?
    �Por qu� no puede hacerlo?"
  140. "I want to know why you can�t do it that way.
    Quiero saber por qu� no puede hacerlo as�."
  141. "Key endings: words in English ending in -ence and -ance end in -encia and -ancia in Spanish.
  142. "difference
  143. "importance
  144. "influence
  145. "preference
  146. "the difference
    la diferencia"
  147. "a difference
    una diferencia"
  148. "What difference?
    �Qu� diferencia?"
  149. "the preference
    la preferencia"
  150. "a preference
    una preferencia"
  151. "What preference?
    �Qu� preferencia?"
  152. "Do you have a preference?
    �Tiene una preferencia?"
  153. "What preference do you have? �Que preferencia tiene?
  154. "For what restaurant do you have a preference?
    �Para qu� restaurante tiene una preferencia?"
  155. "tonight
    esta noche"
  156. "It is for tonight.
    Es para esta noche."
  157. "For what restaurant do you have a preference tonight?
    �Para que restaurante tiene una preferencia esta noche?"
  158. "Where?
  159. "Where do you want to eat?
    �D�nde quiere comer?"
  160. "the dinner
    la cena"
  161. "to dine
  162. "Where do you want to have dinner (to dine) tonight?
    �D�nde quiere cenar esta noche?"
  163. "Key ending: words ending in -tion in English end in -ci�n in Spanish.
  164. "condition
  165. "position
  166. "reservation
  167. "the reservation
    la reservaci�n"
  168. "a reservation
    una reservaci�n"
  169. "Do you have a reservation for me for tonight?
    �Tiene una reservaci�n para m� para esta noche?"
  170. "the condition
    la condici�n"
  171. "a condition
    una condici�n"
  172. "What condition?
    �Qu� condici�n?"
  173. "Key ending: words ending in -ation in English end in -aci�n in Spanish.
  174. "What reservation?
    �Qu� reservaci�n?"
  175. "of
  176. "the confirmation of the reservation
    la confirmaci�n de la reservaci�n"
  177. "Do you have the confirmation of the reservation for me for tonight?
    �Tiene la confirmaci�n de la reservaci�n para m� para esta noche?"
  178. "kind / type
  179. "What type (kind) of reservation do you have for me for tonight?
    �Qu� tipo para de reservaci�n tiene para esta noche?"
  180. "What kind of reservation do you want?
    �Qu� tipo de reservaci�n quiere?"
  181. "Key ending: nouns ending in -ion in English are the same in Spanish (-i�n).There are nearly 1200 of them. One exception is the word for �translation�.
  182. "translation
  183. "I need a translation.
    Necesito una traducci�n."
  184. "Can you make a translation for me?
    �Puede hacer una traducci�n para m�?"
  185. "Will you make a translation for me.
    Puede hacer una traducci�n para m�."
  186. "�puede� is used both for �can you?� (question) and �will you please�
  187. "please
    por favor"
  188. "Will you please do it for me.
    Puede hacerlo para m� por favor."
  189. "Can you do it for me today?
    �Puede hacerlo para m� hoy?"
  190. "today
  191. "explanation
  192. "to give
  193. "Will you give an explanation.
    Puede dar una explicaci�n."
  194. "Can you give an explanation?
    �Puede dar una explicaci�n?"
  195. "Verbs that are derived from nouns that are similar in English and Spanish will also be similar. To make the verb in Spanish
    you just add -ar to the English.
  196. "formation
  197. "to form
  198. "to conform
  199. "to confirm
  200. "The whole form of a verb
    the infinitive
  201. "to speak
  202. "to eat
  203. "to come
  204. "to leave
  205. "All Spanish verbs have an -r at the end
    so the stress is on the last syllable.
  206. "Spanish words which end in a consonant are stressed on the last syllable. [See also the �NOSE� rule
    4:13 and 4:53 below.]
  207. "Spanish words which end in a vowel are stressed on the penultimate syllable: tengo
  208. "Two consonants are exceptions to the rule that words ending in a consonant are stressed on the last syllable: -n and -s. Words ending in -n and -s are stressed on the penultimate syllable
    the same as for vowels.
  209. "Michel�s �NOSE� rule: words ending in -n
    -s or any vowel are stressed on the penultimate syllable; words ending in any other consonant are stressed on the last syllable.
  210. "Words that are stressed in defiance of the �NOSE� rule have a written accent to show the stress: M�rida
  211. "Merida
  212. "Mexico
  213. "situation
  214. "impression
  215. "What impression do you have of the situation?
    �Que impresi�n tiene de la situaci�n?"
  216. "like that / that way
  217. "Words stressed in defiance of the �NOSE� rule [continued]: as� �like that�
    aqu� �here�.
  218. "here
  219. "Will you make a reservation for me.
    Puede hacer una reservaci�n para m�."
  220. "Can you make a reservation for me?
    �Puede hacer una reservaci�n para m�?"
  221. "Why can you not (can�t you) make a reservation for me?
    �Por qu� no puede hacer una reservaci�n para m�?"
  222. "to see
  223. "to know
  224. "I want to know it.
    Quiero saberlo."
  225. "I want to see it.
    Quiero verlo."
  226. "to see it
  227. "to see you
  228. "to see them
  229. "to see them (feminine)
  230. "I want to see them.
    Quiero verlos."
  231. "I want to see them. (all women)
    Quiero verlas."
  232. "I want to see you.
    Quiero verle."
  233. "to see me
  234. "There are two types of �me�: �m�� as in �para m�� (for me) and �me� as in �verme� (to see me).
  235. "to understand
  236. "to understand it
  237. "to understand you
  238. "to understand them
  239. "to understand them (all ladies)
  240. "to understand me
  241. "Can you understand me?
    �Puede comprenderme?"
  242. "Why can�t youunderstand me? �Por qu� no puede comprenderme?
  243. "to say / to tell
  244. "to tell it
  245. "to tell you
  246. "to tell me
  247. "Will you tell me.
    Puede decirme."
  248. "Why can�t you tell me now?
    �Por qu� no puede decirme ahora?"
  249. "to buy
  250. "I want to buy something here. Quiero comprar algo aqu�.
  251. "What do you want to buy here? �Qu� quiere comprar aqu�?
  252. "Why don�t you want to buy it? �Por qu� no quiere comprarlo?
  253. "expensive
  254. "It is very expensive.
    Es muy caro."
  255. "Do you have it?
    �Lo tiene?"
  256. "Why don�t you have it for me? �Por qu� no lo tiene para m�?
  257. "to have
  258. "I want to have it because I need it.
    Quiero tenerlo porque lo necesito."
  259. "I have to / I must
    tengo que"
  260. "Add �que� to the verb �tener� to make �must� or �have to�.
  261. "I have to do it.
    Tengo que hacerlo."
  262. "to leave
  263. "I have to leave.
    Tengo que salir."
  264. "soon
  265. "I have to leave soon.
    Tengo que salir pronto."
  266. "you have to / you must
    tiene que"
  267. "You have to do it.
    Tiene que hacerlo."
  268. "When?
  269. "When do you have to do it?
    �Cu�ndo tiene que hacerlo?"
  270. "to tell it
  271. "to tell you
  272. "to tell me
  273. "Will you tell me.
    Puede decirme."
  274. "Can you tell me?
    �Puede decirme?"
  275. "Will you tell me why you cannot do it that way.
    Puede decirme por qu� no puede hacerlo as�."
  276. "Key ending: words ending in -ical in English end in -ico in Spanish.
  277. "political
  278. "economical
  279. "philosophical
  280. "logical
  281. "It is not logical butit is very practical that way.
    No es l�gico pero es muy pr�ctico as�."
  282. "To say �the political situation� in Spanish
    you say �the situation political� (la situaci�n pol�tica). �pol�tico� changes to �pol�tica� because situaci�n is a �la� word (feminine). In Spanish
  283. "the political situation
    la situaci�n pol�tica"
  284. "the economical situation
    la situaci�n econ�mica"
  285. "in Spain
    en Espa�a"
  286. "in Mexico
    en M�xico"
  287. "in Argentina
    en Argentina"
  288. "What impression do you have of the political and economical situation in Spain right now?
    �Qu� impresi�n tiene de la situaci�n pol�tica y econ�mica en Espa�a ahora?"
  289. "How much?
  290. "Don't confuse "cu�nto" (how much) with "cu�ndo" (when).
  291. "Will you tell me how much it is.
    Puede decirme cu�nto es."
  292. "because I need it
    porque lo necesito"
  293. "And I want to have it.
    Y quiero tenerlo."
  294. "And I want to buy it.
    Y quiero comprarlo."
  295. "if
  296. "if it is not very expensive
    si no es muy caro"
  297. "I am
  298. "occupied / busy
  299. "I am busy. (masculine)
    Estoy ocupado."
  300. "I am busy. (feminine)
    Estoy ocupada."
  301. "tired
    cansado / cansada"
  302. "I am tired. (masculine)
    Estoy cansado."
  303. "I am tired. (feminine)
    Estoy cansada."
  304. "to be married
  305. "I am not very busy today. (feminine)
    No estoy muy ocupada hoy."
  306. "I am not very busy today. (masculine)
    No estoy muy ocupado hoy."
  307. "you are
  308. "You are busy.
    Est� ocupado."
  309. "Are you busy now? (feminine)
    �Est� ocupada ahora?"
  310. "Are you busy now? (masculine)
    �Est� ocupado ahora?"
  311. "to be
  312. "�est�� (with an accent) means �you are� but �esta� means �this�.
  313. "this house
    esta casa"
  314. "table
  315. "this table
    esta mesa"
  316. "Where are you now?
    �D�nde est� ahora?"
  317. "How?
  318. "How are you?
    �C�mo est�?"
  319. "Add �s� to make plurals in Spanish: buenosdias.
  320. "hello / good day (good days)
    buenos d�as"
  321. "Are you tired? (masculine)
    �Est� cansado?"
  322. "Are you tired? (feminine)
    �Est� cansada?"
  323. "I am going
  324. "to
  325. "I am going to
    voy a"
  326. "I am going to eat now.
    Voy a comer ahora."
  327. "I am going to buy it.
    Voy a comprarlo."
  328. "I am not going to buy it because it�s very expensive.
    No voy a comprarlo porque"
  329. "I am going to tell you.
    Voy a decirle."
  330. "late
  331. "very late
    muy tarde"
  332. "It is very late.
    Es muy tarde."
  333. "more or less
    m�s o menos"
  334. "later (more late)
    m�s tarde"
  335. "to be
  336. "I am going to be here later.
    Voy a estar aqu� m�s tarde."