TODAYS WORD: Casa

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How do you say “House” in Spanish?
What does “Casa” mean in English?

TODAYS WORD: Casa
TRANSLATION: House
PRONUNCIATION: [cah’-sah]
EXAMPLE: Mi casa es tu casa.
My house is your house.
   
PRACTICE: What do you like best about your house? Lo que más me gusta de mi casa es ____________.

TODAYS WORD: Moneda

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How do you say “Coin” in Spanish?
What does “Moneda” mean in English?

TODAYS WORD: Moneda
TRANSLATION: Coin
PRONUNCIATION: [mo-nay'-dah]
EXAMPLE: Mejor billetes que monedas.
Better bills than coins.
   
PRACTICE: Name a currency of a Spanish speaking country. Tell us the country and the currency.

TODAYS WORD: Libro

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How do you say “Book” in Spanish?
What does “Libro” mean in English?

TODAYS WORD: Libro
TRANSLATION: Book
PRONUNCIATION: [lee’-bro]
EXAMPLE: Bienvenido a la Hermandad de los Libros.
Welcome to the Brotherhood of Books.
   
PRACTICE: What kind of books you prefer reading? Me gustan los libros de __________.

TODAYS WORD: Dolor

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How do you say “Pain” in Spanish?
What does “Dolor” mean in English?

TODAYS WORD: Dolor
TRANSLATION: Pain
PRONUNCIATION: [do-lor']
EXAMPLE: Los chihuahuas son un dolor en el trasero.
Chihuahuas are a pain in the ass.
   
PRACTICE: What else is a pain in the ass? __________ es/ son un dolor de huevos.

TODAYS WORD: Mensaje

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How do you say “Message” in Spanish?
What does “Mensaje” mean in English?

TODAYS WORD: Mensaje
TRANSLATION: Message
PRONUNCIATION: [men-sah’-hay]
EXAMPLE: No todo el mundo entiende este mensaje.
Not everyone understands this message.
   
PRACTICE: Today we are thinking of words that end in the letter E. How many can you name?

TODAYS WORD: Selva

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How do you say “Jungle” in Spanish?
What does “Selva” mean in English?

TODAYS WORD: Selva
TRANSLATION: Jungle
PRONUNCIATION: [sel’-vah]
EXAMPLE: En esta selva mando yo.
I rule in this jungle.
   
PRACTICE: Name one thing you can find in the jungle. En la selva hay _____________.

TODAYS WORD: Gallo

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How do you say “Rooster” in Spanish?
What does “Gallo” mean in English?

TODAYS WORD: Gallo
TRANSLATION: Rooster
PRONUNCIATION: [gahl’-lyo]
EXAMPLE: Alguna vez has montado un gallo?
Have you ever ridden a rooster?
   
PRACTICE: Name, in Spanish, another animal that lives on a farm.

TODAYS WORD: Compartir

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How do you say “To share” in Spanish?
What does “Compartir” mean in English?

TODAYS WORD: Compartir
TRANSLATION: To share
PRONUNCIATION: [com-par-teer’]
EXAMPLE: Ni loco comparto esto contigo!
No way I'm sharing this with you!
   
PRACTICE: What's the last thing you would share with anyone? Lo último que compartiría es ___________.

TODAYS WORD: Desnudo

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How do you say “Naked” in Spanish?
What does “Desnudo” mean in English?

TODAYS WORD: Desnudo
TRANSLATION: Naked
PRONUNCIATION: [des-noo’-do]
EXAMPLE: Mi amigo disfruta desnudo al sol.
My friend enjoys it naked under the sun.
   
PRACTICE: Where can you spend the day naked? Puedo estar desnudo/a en __________.

TODAYS WORD: Frasco

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How do you say “Jar” in Spanish?
What does “Frasco” mean in English?

TODAYS WORD: Frasco
TRANSLATION: Jar
PRONUNCIATION: [frahs’-coh]
EXAMPLE: Frascos de mayonesa en una fila.
Mayonnaise jars in a row.
   
PRACTICE: Name something you keep in a jar (in Spanish).