🇪🇸 Learn to Describe Feelings and Behaviors in Easy Spanish

🇪🇸 Learn to Describe Feelings and Behaviors in Easy Spanish

Navigate Spanish Emotions: Perfect for the Empathetic, Busy Learner 🥳🤦🏽

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Communicating emotions is crucial in any language, and Spanish is no exception. In this lesson, you'll not only learn to name different emotions and behaviors but also how to use them in conversations, making your interactions more meaningful and authentic. Let's explore the colorful world of emotions and human actions in Spanish.

📘 Topics Covered

  • 🥳 Expressing Feelings: Learn to convey emotions like "happy" (feliz) and "sad" (triste).

  • 🤦🏽 Describing Reactions and Behavior: Understand how to describe actions with words like "laugh" (reír) and "cry" (llorar).

  • 🔎 Navigating Complex Emotions: Dive into more nuanced feelings such as "jealous" (celoso) and "surprised" (sorprendido).

💬 Vocabulary Highlights

  • Basic Emotions: Words like and "excited" (emocionado) are essential for everyday interactions.

  • Describing States of Mind: Learn to articulate feelings with "worried" (preocupado) and "bored" (aburrido).

  • Positive and Negative Feelings: Balance your emotional vocabulary with terms like "wonderful" (maravilloso) and "awful" (horrible).

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The lesson comprises a total of 2 parts, and you can find the first part right here.

Vocabulary list

You can discover vocabulary for the initial part of the lesson here.

English word & example sentenceSpanish word & example sentence
affect – The pandemic has greatly affected the world.afectar – La pandemia ha afectado mucho al mundo.
afraid – I am afraid of the dark.temeroso – La oscuridad me hace temeroso.
amazing – The Grand Canyon is an amazing sight.fenomenal – El Gran Cañón es una vista fenomenal.
angry – He was angry at the situation.enfadado – Estaba enfadado por la situación.
awful – The food at the restaurant was awful.horrible – La comida del restaurante era horrible.
bad – This is a bad idea.mal – Esta es una mala idea.
badly – The car was badly damaged in the accident.mal – El coche quedó en muy mal estado tras el accidente.
better – This cake is better than the one I had yesterday.mejor – Esta tarta es mejor que la que tuve ayer.
bored – I was bored during the meeting.aburrido – Estaba aburrido durante la reunión.
complain – Customers often complain about poor service.quejarse – Los clientes suelen quejarse del mal servicio.
crazy – He is acting crazy and needs medical attention.loco – Se está volviendo loco y necesita atención médica.
cry – The baby began to cry when she saw her mother.llorar – El bebé empezó a llorar cuando vio a su madre.
dream – Last night, I had a dream that I was flying over the ocean.el sueño – Anoche tuve un sueño en el que volaba sobre el océano.
enjoy – Do you enjoy reading books?disfrutar – ¿Disfrutas leyendo libros?
excited – She was excited to see her best friend.emocionado – Estaba emocionada por ver a su mejor amiga.
exciting – The movie was so exciting that I couldn't look away.emocionante – La película era tan emocionante que no podía apartar la mirada.
fantastic – The movie was fantastic, I enjoyed it a lot.fantástico – La película fue fantástica, la disfruté mucho.
favourite – Chocolate cake is her favourite dessert.favorito – Su postre favorito es la tarta de chocolate.
fear – She has a fear of heights.el miedo – Tiene miedo a las alturas.
feel – She feels happy when she is surrounded by her loved ones.sentir – Se siente feliz cuando está rodeada de sus seres queridos.
feeling – He had mixed feelings about leaving his hometown.el sentimiento – Tenía sentimientos contradictorios sobre la idea de dejar su ciudad natal.
forget – She forgot her keys at home.olvidar – Se olvidó las llaves en casa.
fortunately – Fortunately, we were able to catch the train just in time.afortunadamente – Afortunadamente, pudimos coger el tren justo a tiempo.
funny – The comedian told some really funny jokes.divertido – El cómico contó unos chistes muy divertidos.
good – The soup tastes really good - you should try some!bueno – La sopa sabe realmente bueno, deberías probarla.
great – She thinks he's a great singer.genial – Cree que es un cantante genial.
happily – They lived happily ever after.felizmente – Vivieron felizmente para siempre.
happy – She was happy to see her old friend.feliz – Estaba feliz de ver a su vieja amiga.
hate – He hates it when people are rude to him.odiar – Odia cuando las personas son groseras con él.
hope – I hope to see you soon.esperar – Espero verte pronto.
hope – I have hope that things will get better soon.la esperanza – Tengo la esperanza de que las cosas mejoren pronto.
incredible – Her incredible performance left the audience in awe.increíble – Su actuación fue increíble.
interested – He is interested in learning Spanish.interesado – Está interesado en aprender español.
interesting – This book is very interesting and I can't put it down.interesante – Este libro es muy interesante y no puedo dejarlo.
jealous – She was jealous of her sister's beauty.celoso – Estaba celosa de la belleza de su hermana.
kindly – He kindly offered to help carry the groceries.amablemente – Se ofreció amablemente a ayudar a llevar la compra.
kindness – Her kindness towards others is truly inspiring.la bondad – Su bondad hacia los demás es realmente inspiradora.
laugh – The comedian made the audience laugh.reír – El comediante hizo reír al público.
laughter – The room was filled with laughter.la risa – La sala se llenó de risas.
lazy – His lazy approach to his studies led to poor grades.perezoso – Su perezosa actitud hacia los estudios le llevó a sacar malas notas.

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