Explanation

Quick Answer

¡Hola!Learn how to talk about tacosand tamalesin this article and the skill above!

Vocabulary

Let's start off with the words and phrases featured in this skill!

SpanishEnglish
taco
taco
tamal
tamale
un
a
quiero
I want
quieres
you want
yes
no
no
por favor
please
gracias
thank you
de nada
you're welcome

Remember to write (yes) with an accent on the i.

Here are some of the phrases used in this skill!

SpanishEnglish
Quiero un taco.
I want a taco.
Quieres un tamal.
You want a tamale.
¿Quieres un tamal?
Do you want a tamale?
Quiero un taco, por favor.
I want a taco, please.

In Spanish, questions use both closing and opening punctuation. For example:

examples

¿Quieres un tamal?
Do you want a tamale?

Verbs

In this skill, you learned how to use the verb querer(to want) to talk about two popular Mexican foods. Let's review the conjugations you learned!

Querer

SpanishEnglish
(yo) quieroI want
(tú) quieresyou want

The combination qu is pronounced like the letter "k" in English. So, remember to say quiero(kyeh-roh) , not kweh-roh!

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