Key Phrases to Learn in the Local Language

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Here are some super important phrases that are very helpful for navigating a new place where you don’t speak the language.

  • How much is it?
  • Where is…?
  • What does it mean?
  • What is it?
  • How do you say?
  • Check, please (in a restaurant).
  • Can I have…?
  • I want/ I would like
  • Please
  • Thank you
  • Excuse me (this is very important, you will need this more than you think)
  • I need…

Here are some other important things to know that aren’t phrases:

  • The conversion rate
  • Entry/exit
  • Here/There
  • Help
  • Airport
  • Bonus: How to say numbers this is important for dealing with money, a lot of places don’t have prices posted (i.e. say doscientos pesos not two hundred pesos).

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