This 17th lesson teaches the comparative form in Spanish. In addition, I am including a vocabulary list about shopping and eating at a restaurant. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Spanish Classes.
This lesson includes not only the comparative form but the superlative and the diminutive forms as well. That way you make comparisons, but also you can say what is better and what is worse.
Below is a list of 20 comparative forms that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Spanish, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.
|As... as||Tanto como|
|As tall as||Tan alto como|
|Taller than||Más alto que|
|Shorter than||Más bajo que|
|More beautiful||Más hermosa que|
|Less beautiful||Menos hermosa que|
|Most beautiful||La más hermosa|
|Happiest||El más feliz|
|You are happy||Eres feliz|
|You are as happy as Maya||Eres tan feliz como Maya|
|You are happier than Maya||Eres más feliz que Maya|
|You are the happiest||Eres el más feliz|
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Below is a list of 18 words related to shopping such as in the supermarket. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to buy many food necessities from the supermarket or the shopping mall without a problem.
|Can you take less?||¿Es lo menos?|
|Do you accept credit cards?||¿Acepta tarjetas de crédito?|
|How much is this?||¿Cuánto cuesta esto?|
|I'm just looking||sólo estoy viendo|
|Only cash please!||¡sólo efectivo, por favor!|
|This is too expensive||es muy caro|
|Credit card||tarjeta de crédito|
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Below is a list of 30 words related to eating at a restaurant. Obviously, they will come in handy if you invite someone out to dinner or order something off the menu without a problem.
|I'm vegetarian||soy vegetariano|
|It is very delicious!||¡está delicioso!-|
|May we have the check please!||¿nos puede traer la cuenta por favor?|
|The bill please!||¡la cuenta por favor!|
|Waiter / waitress!||¡mesero / mesera!|
|What do you recommend? (to eat)||¿Qué nos recomienda ordenar?|
|What's the name of this dish?||¿Cómo se llama este platillo?|
|Where is there a good restaurant?||¿En dónde hay un buen restaurante?|
|A cup of||una taza de|
|A glass of||un vaso de|
|Black pepper||pimienta negra--|
|Tip (money for the waiter)||propina|
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Congratulations! You finished your 17th lesson in Spanish about the comparative form, shopping and eating at a restaurant. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Spanish Lesson 18. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Spanish homepage.