BEGINNERS COURSE, SPRING 2016, CLASS 5

This week we talked about food.
La comida

Las patatas fritas –  chips
La naranja – The orange
La mantequilla –  butter
El queso –  cheese
El arroz –  rice
La cerveza –  beer
La leche – the milk
El pescado –  fish
La tortilla –  omelette
El jamón – ham
El pan –  bread
Los huevos –  eggs
La ensalada – salad
La carne de vaca  - beef
La pasta –  pasta
Los mariscos – seafood

We learnt some expressions to express likes and dislikes in Spanish.
¿Te gusta la cerveza? – Do you like beer?
Sí, me encanta – Yes, I love it.
Sí, me gusta mucho – Yes, I like it very much
Sí, me gusta – Yes I like it
No, no me gusta mucho – No, I don’t like it very much
No, no me gusta – No, I don’t like it
No, no me gusta nada – No, I don’t like it at all.
If the noun is plural, we add an “n” at the end of “gusta”. See the examples below:
¿Te gustan los huevos? – Do you like eggs?
Sí, me gustan mucho – Yes, I like them
No, no me gustan nada – No, I don’t like them at all.

We learnt how to order food and drinks in Spanish.
En el restaurante – In the restaurant
El menú – The menu
Primero / Primer plato – Starters
Segundo / Segundo plato – Main course
Postre – Dessert
Cliente – Customer
Camarero / camarera – Waiter / waitress
Ensalada – Salad
Sopa del día – Soup of the day
Bistec con patatas fritas – Steak with chips
Pollo asado – Roast chicken
Merluza – Hake
Tortilla de patatas /Tortilla española – Spanish omelette
Helado – Ice cream
Flan – crème caramel
Torta de chocolate – chocolate tart
¡oiga! – Excuse me!
¿podemos pedir? – Can we order?
¿Qué van a tomar? – What would you like to have?
Copa de vino tinto – A glass of red wine


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