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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know Spanish Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 24 - At Christmas.
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 Christmas greetings. Cristina is celebrating Christmas with her family, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Alex: ¡Feliz Navidad a todos y disfruten de la nieve!
Eric: Meaning - "Merry Christmas to everyone and enjoy the snow!" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
Cristina: ¡Feliz Navidad a todos y disfruten de la nieve!
Teresa: Sube fotos de los regalos que trajo Santa Claus.
Paco: Feliz Navidad de parte de la familia.
Angélica: ¡Muchas gracias por su regalo y espero que les guste el mío!
Karen: ¡Una Navidad con nieve, que perfecto!
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
Cristina: ¡Feliz Navidad a todos y disfruten de la nieve!
Eric: "Merry Christmas to everyone and enjoy the snow!"
Teresa: Sube fotos de los regalos que trajo Santa Claus.
Eric: "Upload photos of the gifts Santa Claus brought."
Paco: Feliz Navidad de parte de la familia.
Eric: "Merry Christmas from the family."
Angélica: ¡Muchas gracias por su regalo y espero que les guste el mío!
Eric: "Thank you very much for the present and I hope you like mine!"
Karen: ¡Una Navidad con nieve, que perfecto!
Eric: "A Christmas with snow is perfect!"
POST
Eric: Listen again to Cristina's post.
Alex: ¡Feliz Navidad a todos y disfruten de la nieve!
Eric: "Merry Christmas to everyone and enjoy the snow!"
Alex: (SLOW) ¡Feliz Navidad a todos y disfruten de la nieve! (Regular) ¡Feliz Navidad a todos y disfruten de la nieve!
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "Merry Christmas to all."
Alex: Feliz Navidad a todos
Eric: This phrase is commonly used during the Christmas season. Christmas in Mexico is typically celebrated with family and most businesses are closed on the 24th and 25th of December. Listen again- "Merry Christmas to all" is...
Alex: (SLOW) Feliz Navidad a todos (REGULAR) Feliz Navidad a todos
Eric: Then comes the phrase - "and enjoy the snow."
Alex: y disfruten de la nieve
Eric: The word for "snow" can be changed to another noun or phrase to wish others a good time. For example, gifts, family, Christmas' dinner, etc. Listen again- "and enjoy the snow" is...
Alex: (SLOW) y disfruten de la nieve (REGULAR) y disfruten de la nieve
Eric: All together, "Merry Christmas to everyone and enjoy the snow!"
Alex: ¡Feliz Navidad a todos y disfruten de la nieve!
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Cristina's friends leave some comments.
Eric: Her high school friend, Teresa, uses an expression meaning - "Upload photos of the gifts Santa Claus brought."
Alex: (SLOW) Sube fotos de los regalos que trajo Santa Claus. (REGULAR) Sube fotos de los regalos que trajo Santa Claus.
[Pause]
Alex: Sube fotos de los regalos que trajo Santa Claus.
Eric: Use this expression to be funny.
Eric: Her nephew, Paco, uses an expression meaning - "Merry Christmas from the family."
Alex: (SLOW) Feliz Navidad de parte de la familia. (REGULAR) Feliz Navidad de parte de la familia.
[Pause]
Alex: Feliz Navidad de parte de la familia.
Eric: Use this expression to wish someone holiday greetings.
Eric: Her neighbor, Angélica, uses an expression meaning - "Thank you very much for the present and I hope you like mine!"
Alex: (SLOW) ¡Muchas gracias por su regalo y espero que les guste el mío! (REGULAR) ¡Muchas gracias por su regalo y espero que les guste el mío!
[Pause]
Alex: ¡Muchas gracias por su regalo y espero que les guste el mío!
Eric: Use this expression to show you’re feeling warmhearted.
Eric: Her husband's high school friend, Karen, uses an expression meaning - "A Christmas with snow is perfect!"
Alex: (SLOW) ¡Una Navidad con nieve, que perfecto! (REGULAR) ¡Una Navidad con nieve, que perfecto!
[Pause]
Alex: ¡Una Navidad con nieve, que perfecto!
Eric: Use this expression to show you’re feeling optimistic.
OUTRO
Eric: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about Christmas greetings, 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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If a friend posted something about Christmas greetings which phrase would you use?