Spain Introduction-1

How much do you know about
España ( Spain)
Español (Spanish)
Do you know any neighboring
countries of Spain?
France, Portugal, Andorra, The Mediterranean
Where is Spain (España)?
Spain is located in southwestern Europe.
Do you know ?
1. Spanish history & civilization: Spanish culture is widely known for
Flamenco music and dance, bullfights, fantastic beaches and lots
of sunshine.
2. Spain location: is located in southwestern Europe. It is bordered by
the Atlantic Ocean and by the Mediterranean Sea in the east and
the south.
3. Spanish area: Spain is the second largest country in Western
Europe and the European Union, and the fifth largest country in
4. Spanish people: 47.1 million. The immigrant population, which has
increasingly entered Spain since the mid-1980s, is concentrated
from Northern Africa and South America.
5. Spanish Language: Spanish has been the second-most-studied
language and the second language in international communication after
English. Spanish is the most popular second language learned by native
speakers of American English. Spanish is one of the six official languages
of the United Nations, and it is used as an official language by the
European Union.
6. Currency in Spain: Euro
Flag of Spain
• consists of three horizontal stripes:
red, yellow and red, the yellow
stripe being twice the size of each
red stripe.
• Yellow - symbol of generosity
• - Red - hardiness, bravery, strength.
• In the middle of the yellow band
there is the coat of arms of Spain.
• The coat of arms has a crowned
shield and four quarters.
• Crowned shield represents Spanish
royal family.
• Each quarter displays badges of the
original Spanish kingdoms.
Various ways to say Bye-bye:
Hasta Luego
Various ways to say “how are you?”
¿Qué tal?
cómo estás
Activity: Please work with a friend. Speak Spanish together. Please
use all the expressions which you have learned in class.
This is Spain !