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Getting started with Spanish 1
Getting started with Spanish 1

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6 Saying goodbye

The most common expressions for saying goodbye in Spanish are given in Table 3.

Table _unit2.7.1 Table 3 How to say goodbye
¡Adiós! Goodbye!
¡Hasta luego! See you later.
¡Hasta mañana! See you tomorrow.
¡Chao! / ¡Chaíto! (LAm) Bye!
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Many people tend to reply using the expression that they have just heard. If someone says, “¡Hasta luego!” the other speaker often replies “¡Hasta luego!” too.

Activity _unit2.7.1 Activity 7

Listen to the following people saying goodbye to their friends. Match the person’s name to the expression that he or she uses.

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Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.

  1. Clara

  2. Liliana

  3. Pedro

  4. Aurora

  • a.¡Hasta luego!

  • b.¡Hasta mañana!

  • c.Chaíto

  • d.¡Adiós!

The correct answers are:
  • 1 = d
  • 2 = c
  • 3 = a
  • 4 = b

Activity _unit2.7.2 Activity 8

Now listen to the greetings and respond with the same greeting.

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Now, to revise the language you have learned so far in this course, listen and take part in the dialogues, following the instructions given in the prompts. Say your responses out loud.

Listen and take part in the dialogue

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