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A0072: Here Is My Card
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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mujer: Mucho gusto. hombre: Igualmente. mujer: ¿Me puedes dar tu e-mail? hombre: Mejor te doy mi tarjeta de presentación.
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 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.
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
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
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) you (formal, singular)|
|os||(to) you (informal, plural)|
|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)|
|(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)|
|mis||poss. adjective (plural)||my|
|tu||possessive adjective||your (informal, singular)|
|tus||poss. adjective (plural)||your (informal, singular)|
|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)|
Cover the right column, translate from Spanish to English and uncover the right column line by line to check your answers. 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.
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.
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.
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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