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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know Spanish Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 20 - Arriving Home.
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 returning home after a trip. Cristina returns home after a vacation, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Alex: Cansada pero feliz de estar de vuelta en la casa.
Eric: Meaning - "Tired but happy to be back home." Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
Cristina: Cansada pero feliz de estar de vuelta en la casa.
Angélica: ¡Bienvenida de vuelta!
Javier: Ahora empieza la tarea de desempacar.
Paco: Espero que no se les haya olvidado mi regalo.
Karen: Quiero oír todo sobre el viaje.
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
Cristina: Cansada pero feliz de estar de vuelta en la casa.
Eric: "Tired but happy to be back home."
(clicking sound)
Angélica: ¡Bienvenida de vuelta!
Eric: "Welcome back!"
Javier: Ahora empieza la tarea de desempacar.
Eric: "The task of unpacking starts now."
Paco: Espero que no se les haya olvidado mi regalo.
Eric: "I hope you didn’t forget my gift."
Karen: Quiero oír todo sobre el viaje.
Eric: "I want to hear all about your trip."
POST
Eric: Listen again to Cristina's post.
Alex: Cansada pero feliz de estar de vuelta en la casa.
Eric: "Tired but happy to be back home."
Alex: (SLOW) Cansada pero feliz de estar de vuelta en la casa. (Regular) Cansada pero feliz de estar de vuelta en la casa.
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "Tired but happy."
Alex: Cansada pero feliz
Eric: This is a common phrase used in social media after finishing an activity. In this example, the first word is a feminine adjective that can also be changed to masculine. Listen again- "Tired but happy" is...
Alex: (SLOW) Cansada pero feliz (REGULAR) Cansada pero feliz
Eric: Then comes the phrase - "to be back home."
Alex: de estar de vuelta en la casa
Eric: This phrase can be changed to express why you are happy. You can change the verb and the noun to fit your situation. Listen again- "to be back home" is...
Alex: (SLOW) de estar de vuelta en la casa (REGULAR) de estar de vuelta en la casa
Eric: Altogether, "Tired but happy to be back home."
Alex: Cansada pero feliz de estar de vuelta en la casa.
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Cristina's friends leave some comments.
Eric: Her neighbor, Angélica, uses an expression meaning - "Welcome back!"
Alex: (SLOW) ¡Bienvenida de vuelta! (REGULAR) ¡Bienvenida de vuelta!
[Pause]
Alex: ¡Bienvenida de vuelta!
Eric: Use this expression to show you’re feeling warmhearted.
Eric: Her college friend, Javier, uses an expression meaning - "The task of unpacking starts now."
Alex: (SLOW) Ahora empieza la tarea de desempacar. (REGULAR) Ahora empieza la tarea de desempacar.
[Pause]
Alex: Ahora empieza la tarea de desempacar.
Eric: Use this expression to show you’re feeling frivolous.
Eric: Her nephew, Paco, uses an expression meaning - "I hope you didn’t forget my gift."
Alex: (SLOW) Espero que no se les haya olvidado mi regalo. (REGULAR) Espero que no se les haya olvidado mi regalo.
[Pause]
Alex: Espero que no se les haya olvidado mi regalo.
Eric: Use this expression to show you’re feeling cynical.
Eric: Her husband's high school friend, Karen, uses an expression meaning - "I want to hear all about your trip."
Alex: (SLOW) Quiero oír todo sobre el viaje. (REGULAR) Quiero oír todo sobre el viaje.
[Pause]
Alex: Quiero oír todo sobre el viaje.
Eric: Use this expression to show you’re feeling optimistic.

Outro

Eric: Okay everybody, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about returning home after a trip, 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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