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How To Ask For Help in Spanish

Hola, bienvenidos a la clase.

El día de hoy vamos a ver frases útiles para pedir ayuda.

These are essential phrases to ask someone for help. This is very useful whenever you get stuck in a situation when you need someone's help and unfortunately they don't speak English.

Asking For Help In Spanish

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Last time we talked about activities, but what if you need to ask for help? How about when you really need to go to the bathroom? Or, when you don't understand what someone said?

There are many occasions we need to ask for help, especially if we are in a foreign country. Let's begin with these. Try reading them out loud with me to practice the pronunciation.

  • Dónde está el baño?

(Where is the bathroom?)

  • Disculpa, no entiendo, ¿podrías repetirlo más lento?

(I'm sorry, I didn't understand. Could you repeat that slowly?)

  • ¿Cómo llego al Hotel Diana?

(How can I get to the Diana hotel?)

  • ¿Dónde está la parada del autobus/bus?

(Where is the bus stop?)

  • ¿Me puedes ayudar? No hablo español.

(Can you help me? I don´t speak Spanish)

Let's practice!

You´re at a restaurant and want to go to the bathroom.         ¿dónde está el baño?You want to know where the bus stop is.           ¿dónde está la parada del bus?You want to get to the hotel          ¿cómo llego al hotel ___?You don´t understand what someone is saying            ¿Podrìas repetirlo más lento?You need help because you don´t speak Spanish          ¿Me puedes ayudar? No hablo español.          ¡Excelente trabajo amigos!Great job friends.

You learned very useful phrases today, I hope you can put them to practice soon.

See you next time!        

 ¡Adiós

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