Spanish Language Day, celebrated on April 23, is a day dedicated to promoting the Spanish language and its rich cultural heritage. This year, Spanish Language Day 2024 is being celebrated on April 23. As one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, with over 460 million native speakers, Spanish plays a vital role in global communication and understanding. Spanish Language Day 2024 is an opportunity to recognise the beauty and diversity of the Spanish language, as well as its contributions to literature, art, music, and film.

Spanish Language Day celebrates not only the language itself but also the literary legacy of Cervantes and countless other Spanish-speaking authors. Through events such as readings, workshops, and cultural activities, the day aims to promote linguistic diversity and encourage people to explore the world of Spanish literature and language. As you celebrate Spanish Language Day 2024, we have curated a list of 10 phrases in Spanish and their meanings that could come in handy to non-speakers. Know The Basic Words and Phrases Which Can Be Used in Everyday Conversations

Hola – Hello

Por favor – Please

Gracias – Thank you

De nada – You're welcome

¿Cómo estás? – How are you?

¿Cómo te llamas? – What's your name?

¿Dónde está...? – Where is...?

¿Cuánto cuesta? – How much does it cost?

Me gustaría... – I would like...

Lo siento – I'm sorry

These phrases cover basic greetings, expressions of politeness, and questions about names and locations, as well as useful phrases for shopping and expressing desires or apologies. They can be a good starting point for non-Spanish speakers to navigate everyday interactions in Spanish-speaking countries. Here's wishing everyone Spanish Language Day 2024!

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