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Lesson 1: ¡Hola!

Your first words of Spanish! In this first lesson, you’ll learn some basic greetings and practise your Spanish pronunciation.

Duration: 04:50

In this first lesson Sophie learns some basic greetings for different times of the day. This lesson introduces the TalkTime format, where Marina, Miguel and Sophie present the episode together in Spain.

Lesson Objectives

By the end of this lesson, learners will be able to:

• use a number of Spanish greetings for different times of the day;
• recognise the difference between buenos and buenas;
• understand the importance of good Spanish pronunciation.

Sophie puts into practice what she has learned so far by asking for directions in Spain.

Outline and Notes


Sophie wants to learn how to ask for directions to the places around town that she learned in a previous lesson. Can you work them out with her? Miguel will guide you as you find you way about.

Lesson objectives

By the end of this lesson, learners will be able to:

• ask for directions;

• give and understand directions;

• hold a conversation to ask for and receive directions, using manners from previous episodes.