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Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Spanish Season 1, Lesson 5 - Making Apologies. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to apologise in Spanish.
Becky: Here’s the informal way to say “Excuse me.” in Spanish.
Laura: [Normal] Disculpa
Becky: This expression has only one word literally meaning “forgive”
Laura: [Normal] disculpa [Slow] disculpa
Becky: Listen again to the informal word equivalent in English to “Excuse me.”
Laura: [Slow] Disculpa [Normal] Disculpa
Becky: Ok, now let’s see the formal way to say “Excuse me.”
Laura: [Normal] Disculpe
Becky: This expression has only one word literally meaning “forgive”
Laura: [Normal] disculpe [Slow] disculpe
Becky: Listen again to the formal word equivalent in English of “Excuse me.”
Laura: [Slow] Disculpe [Normal] Disculpe
Becky: Next up is the way to say “I’m sorry.”
Laura: [Normal] Lo siento
Becky: First is a word meaning “it”
Laura: [Normal] lo [Slow] lo
Becky: Last is the word meaning “feel”
Laura: [Normal] siento [Slow] siento
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning “I’m sorry.”
Laura: [Slow] Lo siento [Normal] Lo siento
Becky: Finally is a way to say “Sorry.”
Laura: [Normal] Perdón
Becky: This expression has only one word literally meaning “forgive”
Laura: [Normal] perdón [Slow] perdón
Becky: Listen again to the word that is equivalent to the English “Sorry.”
Laura: [Slow] Perdón [Normal] Perdón
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it’s time for a quick cultural insight.
Laura: If you accidentally bump into someone on the street, the most natural expression would be lo siento.
Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!
Laura: Hasta pronto.

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Thursday at 06:30 PM
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Hi Listeners! Let's practice in the comments!

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Monday at 06:00 AM
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Hola Don Diepenbroek,


Thank you for your question.

It should be the same way it works in Word.

But you can also try using the following online keyboard.

https://spanish.typeit.org


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Carla

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Don Diepenbroek
Wednesday at 01:32 PM
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how do I type letters with the accents. I know how to do it in Word but that method does no work in this program.

Lizzy
Wednesday at 12:49 AM
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hola its lizzy thank you just read your mesege

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Tuesday at 10:22 AM
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Hola Lizzy,


We're happy to have you here.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Sigamos practicando!


Saludos,

Carla

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Lizzy
Thursday at 12:20 AM
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Amo estas lecciones. Ustedes son muy buenos, gracias.

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Monday at 07:43 AM
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Hola Arwen,


Thank you for your comment.

No llegues tarde la próxima. haha 😄

Sigamos practicando!


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Arwen
Sunday at 05:48 AM
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Buenas dias, lo siento, estoy tarde.😳❤️️

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Monday at 03:02 AM
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Hola Tryler,


Thank you for your comment.

We recommend listening to the lessons at least 3 times.

Remember we also have a speed tool for the audios, you can use for better listening and understanding.

Sigamos practicando!

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Carla

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Tryler
Saturday at 07:15 AM
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Hola, Lo siento me espanol no entiendo suficent

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Monday at 01:08 PM
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Hola Andy Hammond,


Let's try little by little. Poco a poco.

Let us know if you have any question.

Practiquemos!


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Carla

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