Today we’ll learn the words for some common foods. Listen to today’s show here:

[audio:http://media.libsyn.com/media/twitterlearn/tls-01-17.mp3]

Today’s words and phrases:

un bocadillo (m) – “a sandwich”
una ensalada (f) “a salad”
el jamón (m) – “(the) ham”
el queso (m) – “(the) cheese”
el pollo (m) – “(the) chicken”
el pescado (m) – “(the) fish”

Note that the words above (jamón, queso, pollo and pescado) are all masculine words, so the word for “the” is el. It always helps to learn the gender of words when you learn the word. Remember that by following @learnspanish on Twitter, you can learn Spanish in 140-character lessons linked to these audio programmes.

Subscribe To Our Language & Culture Newsletter

We create a language and culture newsletter for learners of Spanish which is delivered by email on a monthly basis. Please enter your details below and we'll add you to our list.

For further information about our Privacy Policy, please click here.

Muchas gracias!Ok, there's one more step. You'll need to check your email now and you should have received an email from team@coffeebreaklanguages.com. In that email, please click on the Confirmation link. This ensures that we have your permission to send you the newsletter.

    2 replies to "TwitterLearn Spanish – Season 1 – Day 17"

    • Andy de Ronda

      Other useful words are;

      Serranito – a small bread roll filled with a pork fillet, jamón serrano, tomato, and fried green pepper
      filetito – a small bread roll with a port fillet and jamón

    • Alex Learns Spanish

      Here in the southwest, you can order a “torta” and get a sandwich on a french roll. I know it translates to “cake”, but that’s the reality. Can you explain this?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.