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Beginner Spanish Review Lesson 6 How to order in a Spanish bar Posted by on Dec 25, 2012 in Learning, Spanish Culture, Spanish Grammar, Spanish Vocabulary, Videos


This is the sixth interactive Spanish review lesson.

In today’s lesson we are going to practice some bar vocabulary in Spanish and how to manage in a Spanish bar.

Answers to all tasks involved in this lesson will be given at the end of the post and you can also follow a link with this post to watch the original theory video lesson.

To go back and watch the original video lesson on how to manage in a Spanish bar please follow this link:

How to order in a Spanish bar

Beginner Spanish Review Lesson 6 How to order in a Spanish bar

1. Please state the following bar foods in Spanish:

Some squid fried in batter
Some olives
A cheese baguette
A portion of the best quality cured ham
Four little Spanish pasties
Some chips
A cooked ham sandwich
Two portions of Spanish omelette

2. Imagine you are the waiter now and try to understand what food I would like to order:

3. Please state the following drinks in Spanish:

An espresso coffee and a coffee with milk
Four small glasses of beer
A jug of beer
A bottle of sparkling water
A glass of red wine
Two shandies
A glass of still water without ice
An orange juice with ice

4. Imagine you are the waiter now and try to understand what drinks I would like to order:

5. Please answer the following questions:

How does the waiter ask you what you would like to have?
How do you ask if they have beer?
How do you order a coffee with milk and a glass of still water?
What do you say when you want to pay?
What can you say when you are giving the money to the waiter?

6. What am I saying now in Spanish?:

7. I will now say some prices in English and I would like you to say them in Spanish:

95 cents (€)
50 cents ($)

8. I will now say some prices in Spanish and you should try to understand them and translate them to English:

This is all for today. I hope you have enjoyed this review of Spanish bar vocabulary and how to order in a Spanish bar.

The next interactive beginner review lesson will look at Spanish restaurant vocabulary and how to order in a Spanish restaurant.

Until then, I wish you a great day and a fantastic week.

¡Hasta pronto!

I hope you are enjoying my weekly Spanish lessons. Follow this link for many more great resources to help you learn to speak Spanish.


Part 1

Unos calamares a la romana / Unas rabas
Unas aceitunas
Un bocadillo de queso
Una ración de jamón ibérico
Cuatro empanadillas
Unas patatas fritas
Un sándwich de jamón cocido/jamón de York
Dos raciones de tortilla de patata

Part 2

I would like some olives
I would like some ham
I would like some squid fried in batter
I would like two cured ham baguettes
I would like three portions of chips
I would like some cheese
I would like four little pasties
I would like a ham and cheese sandwich

Part 3

Un café solo y un café con leche
Cuatro cañas
Una jarra de cerveza
Una botella de agua con gas
Un vaso de vino tinto
Dos claras
Un vaso de agua sin gas sin hielo
Un zumo de naranja con hielo

Part 4

I would like a glass of red wine
I would like a bottle of white wine
I would like three small glasses of beer
I would like a bottle of still water
I would like a jug of beer
I would like four shandies
I would like a tea
I would like an orange juice with ice

Part 5

¿Qué quieres tomar?
¿Tienes cerveza?
Quiero un café con leche y un vaso de agua sin gas
¿Cuánto es?

Part 6

Anything else?
I don´t want ice, thanks
Have you got sparkling water?
How much is it?

Part 7

3.20€ Tres euros con veinte
95 cents (€) Noventa y cinco céntimos
12.75€ Doce euros con setenta y cinco
$35.22 Treinta y cinco dólares con veintidós
$78,48 Setenta y ocho dólares con cuarenta y ocho
50 cents ($) Cincuenta centavos

Part 8

55 cents (€)
67 cents ($)

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Laura & Adam have been blogging and creating online Spanish courses for Transparent Language since 2010. Laura is from Bilbao in northern Spain and Adam is from Devon in the south of England. They lived together in Spain for over 10 years, where their 2 daughters were born, and now they live in Scotland. Both Laura & Adam qualified as foreign language teachers in 2004 and since have been teaching Spanish in Spain, the UK, and online.