Learning common Spanish words will dramatically help you communicate better with native Spanish speakers.
That’s why I’ve created for you this Practical Guide to Spanish Vocabulary.
In today’s lesson we’re going to focus on accommodation related words. These words will come in handy when checking into a hotel room, getting your holiday apartment, or talking to the receptionist.
In my next lesson we’ll learn how to use these common Spanish words in context.
To master them quickly, you can listen to these 25 common Spanish words in my course Learn Spanish At Your Own Pace.
25 common Spanish words: Accommodation
|Spanish words||English translation|
|el aire acondicionado||the air conditioning|
|el apartamento||the apartment|
|el armario||the wardrobe, the cupboard|
|el baño||the bathroom, the bath|
|la cama||the bed|
|la cocina||the kitchen, the cooker|
|el congelador||the freezer|
|el desayuno||the breakfast|
|el edificio||the building|
|la entrada||the entrance|
|el garaje||the garage|
|la habitación||the bedroom|
|la lavadora||the washing machine|
|la llave||the key|
|la nevera||the fridge|
|la piscina||the swimming pool|
|la recepcionista||the receptionist|
|la reserva||the reservation|
|el salón||the sitting room|
|la terraza||the balcony|
|la toalla||the towel|
How to learn common Spanish words fast
The fastest way to learn new vocabulary is with audio material. You can hear the 25 common Spanish words above, and many more, in my Spanish course Learn Spanish At Your Own Pace.
But how do you actually go about learning new words with audio material? Here’s the technique I always recommend to my students:
- First, listen to the Spanish words without looking at their transcript.
- Repeat this a couple of times.
- Then, get the transcript and listen to the recordings while you look at the Spanish words and their translation.
- Once you’re familiar with all the translations, read out the Spanish words along with the recordings.
- Then, put away the transcript and say the Spanish words out loud, along with the recordings. Make sure you can think of their translation as you say the words.
- Say the words in your list out loud, along with the recordings, several times over the next few days and weeks.
- Regular reviewing is the secret of successful language learning. Go back to the lists of words in your Spanish course regularly, and say them out loud, along with the recordings.
Learning common Spanish words with the help of audio material, rather than from text only, has many advantages: it makes remembering new vocabulary substantially easier, it boosts your listening skills, it improves your pronunciation; and it’s highly motivating and much more fun.
You can find many more tips on how to learn common Spanish words fast and easily with my study guide How to Learn Spanish.
It’s your turn
Can you think of other common Spanish words related to accommodation? Type them into the comment box below!