Spanish by Choice/SpanishPod newbie lesson A0072


Here Is My Card


Introduction

A few Spanish words can make a big difference when you are networking. So does a nice business card, which is also our keyword: tarjeta de presentación – business card.

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Audio Lesson


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Dialogue

mujer: Mucho gusto.
hombre: Igualmente.
mujer: ¿Me puedes dar tu e-mail?
hombre: Mejor te doy mi tarjeta de presentación.
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Dialogue with Translation

mujer: Mucho gusto.
much pleasure
woman: It's been my pleasure.
hombre: Igualmente.
equally
man: Likewise.
mujer: ¿Me puedes dar tu e-mail?
(to) me (you) can give your e-mail
woman: Can you give me your e-mail?
hombre: Mejor te doy mi tarjeta de presentación.
better (to) you (I) give my card of introduction
man: I'll better give you my business card.
la tarjeta de presentación – the business card
la comunicación – the communication
la información – the information
la prostitución – the prostitution

Vocabulary for Dialogue

la mujer noun (feminine) the woman
el hombre noun (masculine) the man
mucho/mucha adjective (m./f.) much
el gusto noun (masculine) the pleasure
igualmente adverb equally, likewise
me indirect object pronoun (to/for) me
poder verb (infinitive) to be able
(tú) puedes verb (present tense) you can (informal, singular)
dar verb (infinitive) to give
(tú) me puedes dar phrase you can give to me (informal, singular)
tu adjective (m./f.) your (informal, singular)
el e-mail noun (masculine) the e-mail
mejor adjective (m./f.) better
te indirect object pronoun (to/for) you (informal, singular)
(yo) doy verb (present tense) I give
mi adjective (m./f.) my
la tarjeta noun (feminine) the card
de preposition of
la presentación noun (feminine) the introduction
la tarjeta de presentación phrase the business card
la drogadicción – the drug addiction

Vocabulary for Audio Lesson

también adverb also
la comunicación noun (feminine) the communication
la información noun (feminine) the information
la transportación noun (feminine) the transportation
la prostitución noun (feminine) the prostitution
la drogadicción noun (feminine) the drug addiction
muchas gracias phrase thank you very much
hasta luego phrase see you later
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More Vocabulary

This section includes grammatically related words. Some of them are required by the exercise Dialogue Recast.

me indirect object pronoun (to) me
te (to) you (informal, singular)
le (to) him/her(/it)
le (to) you (formal, singular)
nos (to) us
os (to) you (informal, plural)
les (to) them
les (to) you (formal, plural)
 
poder infinitive to be able
(yo) puedo present tense I can
(tú) puedes you can (informal, singular)
(él/ella) puede he/she(/it) can
(usted) puede you can (formal, singular)
(nosotros/-as) podemos we can (m./f.)
(vosotros/-as) podéis you can (informal, plural, m./f.)
(ellos/ellas) pueden they can (m./f.)
(ustedes) pueden you can (formal, plural)
 
dar infinitive to give
(yo) doy present tense I give
(tú) das you give (informal, singular)
(él/ella) da he/she(/it) gives
(usted) da you give (formal, singular)
(nosotros/-as) damos we give (m./f.)
(vosotros/-as) dais you give (informal, plural, m./f.)
(ellos/ellas) dan they give (m./f.)
(ustedes) dan you give (formal, plural)
 
mi possessive adjective my
mis poss. adjective (plural) my
tu possessive adjective your (informal, singular)
tus poss. adjective (plural) your (informal, singular)
su possessive adjective his/her(/its)/their
sus poss. adjective (plural) his/her(/its)/their
su possessive adjective your (formal)
sus poss. adjective (plural) your (formal)
nuestro/nuestra poss. adjective (m./f.) our
nuestros/nuestras poss. adj. (plural, m./f.) our
vuestro/vuestra poss. adjective (m./f.) your (informal, plural)
vuestros/vuestras poss. adj. (plural, m./f.) your (informal, plural)
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Exercises

Dialogue Translation

Translate from Spanish to English. Click each bar to check your answer. If possible, read the Spanish sentences aloud.

Mucho gusto.

It's been my pleasure.

Igualmente.

Likewise.

¿Me puedes dar tu e-mail?

Can you give me your e-mail?

Mejor te doy mi tarjeta de presentación.

I'll better give you my business card.

Dialogue Recall

Now translate from English to Spanish. Remember to say the Spanish sentences aloud.

It's been my pleasure.

Mucho gusto.

Likewise.

Igualmente.

Can you give me your e-mail?

¿Me puedes dar tu e-mail?

I'll better give you my business card.

Mejor te doy mi tarjeta de presentación.

Dialogue Remix

Translate this variant of the dialogue from English to Spanish.

It's been my pleasure.

Mucho gusto.

Likewise. I'll give you my e-mail.

Igualmente. Te doy mi e-mail.

I'll better give you my business card.

Mejor te doy mi tarjeta de presentación.

Thank you very much.

Muchas gracias.

Dialogue Recast

This translation exercise requires some of the words from the More Vocabulary section.

It's been my pleasure.

Mucho gusto.

Likewise.

Igualmente.

Can you give me your e-mail? (formal)

¿Me puede dar su e-mail?

I'll better give you my business card. (formal)

Mejor le doy mi tarjeta de presentación.


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