Expressions of Exclamation using Que

Expressions using “Qué” in Spanish

In this video you will learn 3 ways you can use qué in Spanish to show surprise. In an exclamation, ¡qué! is equivalent to what…! what a…! or how…!

Let’s see some examples:

0:19 Número 1, ¡Qué! can be followed directly by an adjective. Like in:

¡Qué bonita! How pretty!
¡Qué barato! How cheap!
¡Qué interesante! How interesting!

0:44 Número 2, ¡Qué! can be followed by an adjective, adverb, or noun + verb.

¡Qué alta eres! How tall you are!
¡Qué sucio está! How dirty it is!
¡Qué rápido camina! How fast she walks!

1:12 Número 3. When ¡qué! is followed by a noun, there is no article.

¡Qué pereza! How lazy, or better how lazy I feel!
¡Qué asco! How disgusting!
¡Qué delicia! – How delicious

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