Spanish Phrases of Your Activities Around the House
Listen To Spanish Phrases For Around The House
There are a lot of common activities you do around the house everyday and it's good to know how to say these actions in Spanish. That way you can tell someone what you did in Spanish.
Use the phrases that follow as examples or templates for just about anything you want to describe doing in Spanish. Use these Spanish phrases to talk about routine, everyday, types of things you would do around the house, like making coffee, or brushing your teeth. Also, say you comb or brush your hair, or put on and tie your shoes. How to say politely you will use the washroom, or go and get changed.
Spanish phrases to describe the things you do around the house
As you look at and listen to these phrases, you'll notice that some talk about what you the speaker are doing and some talk about what the person you're talking to is doing. You'll get the most benefit from these phrases by being able to convert them to the different persons.
- (Yo) Voy a hacer cafe.
- I'm going to make coffee.
- The word yo is in parenthesis because it's implied by the verb form and not usually required. -- You may include it though, as a way to emphasize that *You* are the one making the coffee or doing the action.
- Estoy lavando la boca.
- I'm brushing my teeth.
- The toothbrush is called a cepillo.
- Estoy atando los zapatos.
- I'm tying my shoes.
- You can also say: Estoy poniendo los zapatos.
- Estoy peinando el pelo.
- I'm combing my hair.
- Practice by putting this phrase to say: You're combing your hair.
- Voy al baño.
- I'm going to the washroom.
- Estoy vistiendome.
- I'm getting dressed.
- Spanish word order is flexible and you can also say: Me estoy vistiendo.
- Estas escribiendo una carta.
- You're writing a letter.
- Estoy buscando mis llaves.
- I'm looking for my keys.
- Practice by substituting other words for keys. I'm looking for my purse, I'm looking for a pen, I'm looking for my hat, etc.
- Estas buscando tus llaves.
- You're looking for your keys.
- Here's practice changing from I'm to you're.
- Estoy haciendo la cama.
- I'm making the bed.
- Tu estas haciendo la cama.
- You're making the bed.
- Estas viendo afruera por la ventana.
- You're looking out the window.
- Estas leyendo un libro.
- You're reading a book.