your “spiel” out on a card and carry
it with you until you know it by heart.
you see someone you would like to talk to, say your
spiel to them (you can even read the parts you forget).
Yes, it’s contrived. But most people are so glad to
have the opportunity to be able to carry on any sort of
conversation with you that they won’t care.
exhaust your vocabulary and ability to understand, tell
them that you were pleased to meet them and say goodbye
time, you will be able to speak your spiel more naturally.
Add more phrases to your spiel, and your ability to converse
are some phrases you might include in your
|Buenos días. ¿Cómo
||Good morning. How are you?
|Me llamo Susana.
||My name is Susan.
|Soy de los Estados Unidos.
||I am from the United States.
|Este es mi esposo Juan.
||This is my husband John.
|La República Dominicana
... es bella.
||The Dominican Republic ... is beautiful.
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