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Jessi: Top 25 Spanish Questions You Need to Know - Lesson 3: Where do you live? in Spanish (In each lesson of this 25 part series, you'll master a common question for Spanish learners, and then learn how to answer it like a native. You'll learn how these key phrases work by breaking them down into each component. Then through repetition and new vocabulary, you'll expand your understanding of the question, its answers, and any variations.)
In this lesson, you'll learn how to respond to the common question Where do you live? In Spanish this is
Javier: ¿Dónde vives?
The first word in the question is
Javier: dónde
Jessi: meaning where in English.
Javier: (Slow, by syllable) dónde
Jessi: Listen again and repeat.
Javier: dónde
{Pause}
Jessi: This pattern of first introducing a word at natural speed, providing the translation, breaking it down, and then giving it again at natural speed will be repeated throughout the series. Try to speak aloud as often as possible. The next word in the question is
Javier: vives
Jessi: meaning you live.
Javier: (Slow, by syllable) vives
Jessi: Now repeat.
Javier: vives
{Pause}
Listen to the entire question and repeat.
Javier: dónde vives
{pause}
Jessi: (You will hear this common question again and again throughout your studies.) Master the following pattern and responses to the question Where do you live??
Javier: Vivo en Nueva York
Jessi: "I live in New York.. Again, slowly. Repeat the phrase.
Javier: (Slow) Vivo en Nueva York
{pause}
Jessi: Let's break it down from the beginning. The first word:
Javier: vivo
Jessi: meaning I live.
Javier: (Slow, by syllable) vivo
Jessi: Now repeat
Javier: vivo
{Pause}
A: And after that
Javier: en
meaning in.
Javier: (Slow, by syllable) en
A:Now repeat.
Javier: en
{Pause}
A: And after that
Javier: Nueva York
meaning New York.
Javier: (Slow, by syllable) Nueva York
A:Now repeat.
Javier: Nueva York
{Pause}
Jessi: Listen to the speaker say, I live in New York., and then repeat.
Javier: Vivo en Nueva York
{pause}
Jessi: To expand on the pattern, replace New York with Barcelona.
Javier: Barcelona
Jessi: Barcelona
Javier: (slow) Barcelona (regular) Barcelona
Jessi: Listen to the phrase again, this time with Barcelona
Javier: Vivo en Barcelona
Jessi: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace New York. Say I live in Barcelona.
{pause}
Javier: Vivo en Barcelona
Jessi: To expand on the pattern, replace Barcelona with Tokyo.
Javier: Tokio
Jessi: Tokyo
Javier: (slow) Tokio (regular) Tokio
Jessi: Listen to the phrase again, this time with Tokyo
Javier: Vivo en Tokio
Jessi: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace the {lang} for Barcelona. Say I live in Tokyo.
{pause}
Javier: Vivo en Tokio
Jessi: To expand on the pattern, replace Tokyo with Milan.
Javier: Milán
Jessi: Milan
Javier: (slow) Milán (regular) Milán
Jessi: Listen to the phrase again, this time with Milan
Javier: Vivo en Milán
Jessi: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace the {lang} for Tokyo. Say I live in Milan.
{pause}
Javier: Vivo en Milán
Now it's time for a quiz. Imagine you are visiting Spain and someone asks where you live. You live in New York. Respond to the question.
Javier: ¿Dónde vives? (five seconds) Vivo en Nueva York
Jessi: Imagine you live in Barcelona Respond to the question.
Javier: ¿Dónde vives? (five seconds) Vivo en Barcelona
Jessi: Imagine you live in Tokyo. . Answer the speaker's question.
Javier: ¿Dónde vives? (five seconds) Vivo en Tokio
Jessi: Imagine you live in Milan. Respond to the question.
Javier: ¿Dónde vives? (five seconds) Vivo en Milán
Jessi: Now you want to ask that person where they live. Ask the question
(5 seconds)
Javier: ¿Dónde vives?
{pause}
Jessi: Now it's time to answer the question with actual information about yourself.
Javier: ¿Dónde vives?
{pause}
Jessi: This is the end of Lesson 3

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Hola Nihal,


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Nihal
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Hola! Vivo en Londres, Reino Unido 😁

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Hola Silas,


Gracias por participar.

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Silas
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Hola mi llamo es Silas y vivo de Texas, Estados Unidos.

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Hola Lee,


Thank you for sharing.

Yo soy de Perú.

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Lee
Sunday at 12:32 PM
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Hola Lee



Vivo en Australia

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Hola Evan,


Thank you for sharing and participating.

Hope you're enjoying the lessons.

Sigamos practicando!


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Hola Heather,


Thank you for sharing.

Please let us know if you have any question or doubt.

Sigamos practicando!


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Evan
Thursday at 03:45 AM
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Hola, vivo en Ponca, de Nebraska, en Estados Unidos

Heather
Thursday at 02:53 AM
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Vivo en Virginia del Oeste