Welcome to a new lesson for listening practice. This time, we will work on some basic topics such as prepositions of place, parts of the house and the location of objects, among other things. As usual, this lesson includes several examples of sentences and questions that you may need when exploring or renting a house in Spanish. Let’s start…
Vocabulary in context: Questions and phrases to talk about the house.
First, please pay attention to some key phrases and questions that you need to know in order to understand the content of the recordings about the house in this lesson. Some of these expressions will talk about the location of furniture around the house, the location of some specific areas and some other things that can be very useful to understand what the owner of a house is explaining to you when you are renting a house in Spanish.
El baño está a la izquierda/ a la derecha.
The bathroom is on the left / on the right.
La cocina está frente a / junto a la sala.
The kitchen is in front of / next to the living room.
Hay un jardín al fondo de la casa.
There is a garden at the back of the house.
La sala y la cocina están en el piso de abajo, y los cuartos en el piso de arriba.
The living room and kitchen are downstairs, and the bedrooms are upstairs.
Mi habitación está al final del pasillo y tiene un baño y un balcón.
My room is at the end of the hall and has a bathroom and a balcony.
El cuarto principal tiene vista a las montañas.
The main room has a view of the mountains.
Puedes lavar las toallas y sábanas en el cuarto de lavado.
You can wash the towels and sheets in the laundry room.
¿Está bien si yo cambio la ubicación de algunos muebles?
Sleep disorders are closely related to our biological clock.
¿Crees que podría invitar a unos amigos a la inauguración?
Do you think I could invite friends over to the opening?
¿Podrías mover la cama y la mesa a la derecha por favor?
Could you move the bed and the table to the right please?
Listening Activity No. 1: Finding rooms and things in the house in Spanish
Listening Activity No. 2: Exploring and renting a house in Spanish
We got to the end of this lesson. Thanks for practicing listening with us. Hopefully, you now have a better idea of what expressions or questions in Spanish people use when they are trying to find a new home. Until next time!
Related Spanish Worksheets:
- The House and Prepositions of Place – Spanish Worksheet PDF
- Rooms and Parts of the House in Spanish: PDF Worksheet