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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know Spanish Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 2 - A Visit to the Mall.
Eric: Hi everyone, I'm Eric.
Alex: And I'm Alex.
Eric: In this lesson, you'll learn how to post and leave comments in Spanish about going shopping. In this lesson, Cristina is shopping with her sister at the mall, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Alex: Para las compras mi hermana es la mejor.
Eric: Meaning - "To go shopping, my sister is the best." Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
Cristina: Para las compras mi hermana es la mejor.
Teresa: ¡No, yo soy la mejor!
Angélica: Momento familiar.
Javier: ¡No te gastes todo tu salario!
Karen: ¡Yo quiero ir!
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
Cristina: Para las compras mi hermana es la mejor.
Eric: "To go shopping, my sister is the best."
Teresa: ¡No, yo soy la mejor!
Eric: "No, I'm the best!"
Angélica: Momento familiar.
Eric: "Family moment."
Javier: ¡No te gastes todo tu salario!
Eric: "Don't spend all your salary!"
Karen: ¡Yo quiero ir!
Eric: "I want to go!"
POST
Eric: Alright, let’s listen to Cristina's post.
Alex: Para las compras mi hermana es la mejor.
Eric: "To go shopping, my sister is the best."
Alex: (SLOW) Para las compras mi hermana es la mejor. (Regular) Para las compras mi hermana es la mejor.
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "For shopping."
Alex: Para las compras
Eric: In English, this phrase is a verb, but in Spanish it’s a plural noun. Listen again- "For shopping" is...
Alex: (SLOW) Para las compras (REGULAR) Para las compras
Eric: Then comes the phrase - "my sister is the best."
Alex: mi hermana es la mejor
Eric: You can substitute the word for sister for any other feminine noun. Listen again- "my sister is the best" is...
Alex: (SLOW) mi hermana es la mejor (REGULAR) mi hermana es la mejor
Eric: All together, "To go shopping, my sister is the best."
Alex: Para las compras mi hermana es la mejor.
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Cristina's friends leave some comments.
Eric: Her high school friend, Teresa, uses an expression meaning - "No, I'm the best!"
Alex: (SLOW) ¡No, yo soy la mejor! (REGULAR) ¡No, yo soy la mejor!
[Pause]
Alex: ¡No, yo soy la mejor!
Eric: Use this expression to be funny.
Eric: Her neighbor, Angélica, uses an expression meaning - "Family moment."
Alex: (SLOW) Momento familiar. (REGULAR) Momento familiar.
[Pause]
Alex: Momento familiar.
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling warmhearted.
Eric: Her college friend, Javier, uses an expression meaning - "Don't spend all your salary!"
Alex: (SLOW) ¡No te gastes todo tu salario! (REGULAR) ¡No te gastes todo tu salario!
[Pause]
Alex: ¡No te gastes todo tu salario!
Eric: Use this expression to warn someone against being frivolous.
Eric: Her boyfriend's high school friend, Karen, uses an expression meaning - "I want to go!"
Alex: (SLOW) ¡Yo quiero ir! (REGULAR) ¡Yo quiero ir!
[Pause]
Alex: ¡Yo quiero ir!
Eric: Use this expression to show your desire to participate.
OUTRO
Eric: Okay everyone, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about shopping on social media, which phrase would you use? Leave us a comment letting us know. And we'll see you next time!
Alex: Hasta pronto.

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Friday at 6:30 pm
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If a friend posted something about going shopping which phrase would you use?

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Hola Edward,


Thank you for your comment!

They said:

No te gastes todo tu salario.

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Saludos,

Carla

Team SpanishPod101.com

Edward Palumbo
Saturday at 10:30 pm
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I did not get all the words for don't spend all your salary: no te gaste toda tu salario ??