Ch 33: Cooking and Dining in Spanish

About This Chapter

Watch these video lessons to expand your Spanish vocabulary and learn the phrases associated with ordering and preparing food. Discover the words for kitchen tools and appliances, and practice ordering from a menu in Spanish.

Cooking and Dining in Spanish - Chapter Summary

Everyone has to eat, so you will need to know how to read recipes and other food orders in Spanish. In these lessons, you will start to build your food vocabulary, including the names of vegetables and fruits. Likewise, you will go over words associated with the act of cooking, including measuring terms, utensils, and the names of other kitchen tools. Cooking-related verbs will also be discussed in these lessons.

While many people spend time cooking, tourists usually go out to eat, so you may need to practice ordering from a menu. Ordering etiquette is essential, and the lessons in this chapter identify protocols for how to order food, how to communicate with wait staff, and how to pay for your meals. There is also a sample menu in these lessons to help you test your comprehension and language skills. After you finish this chapter, you should know the following key topics:

  • Restaurant dining vocabulary
  • Vegetable and fruit identification
  • Words related to cooking in the kitchen
  • Spanish menu reading

Our expert instructors offer you these lessons in the form of entertaining videos. Each short lesson is designed for visual and audio learners. Furthermore, each lesson is accompanied by a full transcript as well as a lesson quiz. If at any time you have questions that are not addressed within these videos, you can send your questions to our instructors, and they will respond promptly with answers.

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