- 1 1.1 [asignatura] to teach enseñarle a algn
a+ infinitivo/infinitiveto teach sb to + infinitivo/infinitiveme enseñó a nadar she taught me to swim ¿me enseñas cómo se hace? will you show me how it's done o/or how to do it?, will you teach me how to do it? les enseñan a buscar drogas they train them to search for drugs 1.2 (dar escarmiento) to teach eso te enseñará a comportarte como es debido that'll teach you to behave properly
- 2 (mostrar) to show tienes que enseñarme las fotos/tu nuevo piso you must show me the photos/your new apartment me enseñó el camino she showed me the way vas enseñando la combinación your slip's showing diente
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.