Stitcher for Podcasts

Get the App Open App
Bummer! You're not a
Stitcher Premium subscriber yet.
Learn More
Start Free Trial
$4.99/Month after free trial

Show Info

Episode Info

Episode Info: This free Spanish audio lesson introduces the “Giving Directions in Spanish” series at As requested by Bien, a listener, we are going to practice giving directions in Spanish within a hospital. First, we will review the vocabulary. Then, we will put this vocabulary to use to give directions in Spanish. Normally we are speaking with strangers when we ask for and give directions. Therefore, we will use the usted conjugation for all the verbs. Vocabulary Perdone Excuse me. La cafeteria Cafeteria El sótano Basement Baje al sótano. Go down to the basement. El pasillo, el corredor Hall(way) Siga el pasillo. Follow the hall. A la derecha / izquierda To the right / left El ascensor Elevator Al salir del ascensor As you leave the elevator Doble/gire a la derecha/izquierda Turn right/left A mano derecha/izquierda On the right-hand/left-hand side Asking for and Giving Directions Perdone, ¿Dónde está la cafetería? Excuse me. Where is the cafeteria? Está en el sótano. It’s in the basement. ¿Cómo se va / se llega allí? How do you get there? Siga (por) este pasillo y usted verá el ascensor a la derecha. Follow this hallway and you’ll see the elevator to your right. Baje al sótano. Go down basement. Al salir del ascensor, doble/gire a la izquierda. As you exit the elevator, turn left. Verá la cafeteria a mano derecha. You will see the cafeteria on the right-hand side. Want to learn more? Become a premium member and access all the Spanish Grammar and Medical Spanish lessons at Already a Member?  Access the Premium Series: Directions in Spanish Update to Audio on 7/22/2018 Listened to this episode again while driving in the car and decided to make the following changes: ~ 1 min – Since I start the sentence with hopefully, I decided to conjugate poder in the subjunctive, rather than the future tense: “Hopefully, the next time someone asks you, ‘Dónde está el vestíbulo,’ where’s the lobby, puedas responder con fluidez. ~ 2:40 min – I added the audio flashcard: “as you leave the elevator” >> “al salir del ascensor.” This was missing from the original episode. BTW, if you ever notice that I goof, just leave a comment or send me an email at ¡Gracias! Hasta la próxima. © 2018 Molly Martin, MD. All rights reserved The post Giving Directions in Spanish Within a Hospital appeared first on Podcasts by Doc Molly.
Read more »

Discover more stories like this.

Like Stitcher On Facebook


Episode Options

Listen Whenever

Similar Episodes

Related Episodes