English Words Used in Spanish

Can you use English words in Spanish?


Yes, a lot of English words used in Spanish.  The pronunciation or spelling might be different to reflect on how it is said in Spanish.   However, the word is borrowed from the English language.

Are there no words for these things in Spanish?

Well, yes there are words for most of the things but more often than not people will use the English words instead.  The English version of the word might be easier/faster to say than the Spanish version.  In this video, we are going to take a look at some of these English words used in Spanish.  We are also going to look at the Spanish word as well.  Then we will talk about why most people do not use it instead of the English version.



So what do you think, is it OK to use the English words in Spanish?  Should people just stick to the Spanish version of the words?

Do you use words in your native language that are from other languages?

Chances are you might use more of them than you think.  Let’s take English for example and look at a few words that it has borrowed from Spanish like macho, patio, breeze, avocado, plaza, and cockroach.  These are just a few of the words that English has taken from Spanish.  Think about it next time you have a conversation and see how much all the other languages of the world have played into making up your own language.

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