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Beginners’ Spanish: food and drink

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Do you want to improve your language skills and communicate more easily and effectively in Spanish? This free course, Beginners’ Spanish: food and drink, focuses on buying and ordering food and drink at a restaurant or bar. You will be able to use some basic vocabulary relating to food, drinks, meals, quantities and measures. In this OpenLearn course you will listen to Spanish speakers in a variety of situations.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • take part in simple exchanges when buying food in shops or at the market in Spain
  • understand basic information about prices and quantities in Spanish
  • order food and drinks in a bar or restaurant using Spanish
  • ask for the bill in Spanish
  • have a better understanding of some customs relating to food shopping and meals in Spain.

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