Beginner Spanish Phrases Every Traveler Needs to Know

Learn the top beginner phrases in Spanish you must know before traveling to any Spanish-speaking country. In this video, I’ll teach you some of the most basic and common greetings and goodbyes in Spanish, useful phrases to use at a restaurant, the basics for shopping, how to express confusion, and more.

In this video you’ll learn:

  • Common Basic Greetings

  • Phrases for Being Polite

  • How to Express Understanding or Confusion

  • The Basics for Shopping

  • Essentials for Reservations

  • Useful Phrases for Restaurants

  • Other Important Survival Phrases


Jim Fricker II

Jim Fricker II is a gringo from Minnesota. In 2010 he decided he was no longer content with only being able to speak one language, so he set out to learn Spanish. As a result, he met his wife, May. As an added bonus, he never had to endure another Minnesota winter again.

    Over the years Jim has been a musician, recording studio owner, music producer, teacher, and technology enthusiast. He has produced dozens of albums for various unsigned artist, been commissioned to compose music for national organizations, and always tries to make sure he has his daily green smoothie in the morning.