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English Spanish Vocabulary – In the city En la ciudad Posted by on Oct 5, 2015 in Learning, Pronunciation, Spanish Vocabulary

Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to the city.

Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con la ciudad.

 

Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish:

[audio:https://blogs.transparent.com/spanish/files/2015/10/In-the-city-128.mp3]

In the city En la ciudad

La calle: street
La carretera: road
La avenida: avenue
La plaza: square
El parque: park
El metro: underground
La papelera: litter bin, trash can
La parada de autobús: bus stop
El monumento: monument
La estatua: statue
El parking/El aparcamiento: cark park
La torre: tower
El puerto: port
El puente: bridge
El banco: bench
La esquina: corner
El semáforo: traffic lights
La señal: traffic sign
El cartel: poster, sign
El túnel: tunnel
La fuente: fountain
El barrio: neighborhood
El distrito: district
El casco viejo/antiguo: old part of city
El cruce: crossing, crossroads
El cruce de peatones: crosswalk, pedestrian crossing
El buzón: post box, mailbox
La urbanización: urbanisation, housing estate
La calle de un solo sentido: one way street
La rotonda/glorieta: roundabout, rotary intersection
El contenedor: dumpster, skip
La farola: streetlight
El bulevar: boulevard
El paso de peatones/paso de cebra: zebra crossing
El callejón sin salida: dead end, blind alley
El suburbio: suburb
La alcantarilla: drain
La cloaca: sewer
La acera: pavement, sidewalk
La intersección: intersection

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About the Author: Laura

I am from Bilbao in northern Spain. I qualified as a Spanish Language Teacher in 2004. I have taught Spanish in England and Spain and now really enjoy teaching the Spanish Language via my website The Spanish Blog to students from all around the world. I love my job and the intricacies of the Spanish Language. My main personal interests are music, reading and cooking. I studied music for twelve years in Bilbao and I play the piano. I also enjoy singing and I try my best to sing more in English now. I hope very much that you enjoy my posts and welcome any comments.


Comments:

  1. Mathias:

    Fantastic it’s really help me a lot in my Spanish class. Muchas Gracias

    • Laura:

      @Mathias ¡Gracias a ti Mathias!
      So glad to hear this lesson was of help.
      Saludos, Laura

  2. Fran:

    Awesome material!