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Spanish Grammar Meeting People Spanish Greetings

There are many ways to say hello in Spanish. As with English, some expressions are best used in formal situations and others are more casual in tone. Can you distinguish between the formal and informal expressions below? Which expressions do you think are used by children and teens? Which are used by professionals?

¡Hola! - hi!

¿Cómo te va? - How's it going?

Encantado - Pleased to meet you (m)

Encantada - Pleased to meet you (f)

Mucho gusto - It's nice to meet you

¿Qué pasa? - What's up?

¿Qué tal? - How ya doing?

¿Cómo está? - How are you?

¿Cómo estás? - How are you?

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