Changing Money at the Bank in a Dialogue and Simple Spanish Phrases for Numbers

WHERE TO CHANGE MONEY – DONDE CAMBIAR DINERO

You are in the centre of Barcelona. You need to change money but where? Why do not you ask to a near by person if is there any cash machine nearby?

  • Perdone, Señor. ¿Hay una caja de cambio cerca de aquí? [excuse me Sir. Is there a cash point near by?]
  • Si. allí en el banco de Vizcaya. [Yes, there, in the bank of Vizcaya]
  • Gracias
  • Adiós
  • Adiós

Like farmers we need to learn that we cannot sow and reap the same day. – Unknown

Or if you want to ask if there is a bank near by. In this case use ‘HAY’ which means there is/there are and you make it into a question by raising you voice a little.

  • ¿Hay un banco por aquí? [Is there a bank near by?]
  • Si allí hay un banco [yes, there , there is a bank]

Or if you want to ask for the whereabouts of the place you are looking for:

  • ¿Hay una playa cerca de aquí? [Is there a beach near by?]
  • No , la playa está lejos de aquí [No the beach if far away from here]

Note: In Spanish you can transform a statement into a question just make your voice rise slightly at the beginning when asking a question.

DIALOGUE: AT THE BANK, CHANGING MONEY – EN EL BANCO, CAMBIANDO DINERO

  • Buenos días señor, ¿qué desea?
  • Buenos días, quisiera cambiar 100 libras esterlinas en euros. Si señor.
  • ¿Cual es la tasa de cambio, por favor?
  • 1 libra esterlina por 1.148 euros
  • Bien, cambio 100 libras esterlinas
  • Firme aquí ….. Aquí tiene 114.80 euros.
  • Gracias
  • De nada

This one step -choosing a goal and sticking to it- changes everything. – Scott Reed

MAS NUMEROS

Cero (0) – Once (11) – doce (12) – trece (13) – catorce (14) – quince (15) –dieciséis (16) – diecisiete (17)
Dieciocho (18) – diecinueve (19)

DIALOGUE: THE NUMBERS FROM 0 TO 19

Números

Uno (1) –dos (2) – tres (3) – cuatro (4) – cinco (5) – seis (6) – siete (7) – ocho (8) – nueve (9) y diez (10)

Más números

Once (11) –doce (12) – trece (13) – catorce (14) – quince (15) –dieciséis (16) –diecisiete (17)
Dieciocho ( 18) – diecinueve (19)

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See also

http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4868233_learning-numbers-spanish.html
http://www.ehow.com/how_2102539_learn-numbers-spanish.html
http://www.ehow.com/how_4965514_spell-spanish-numbers.html


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