How To Talk Respectfully en Espanol

The difference between respect and disrespect en Español!


To tell the difference between a respectful and a relaxed attitude in Spanish, you need to know the difference between two Spanish terms:

Tú, and Usted (Ud.) While these words both mean you in English, in Spanish Tú is a relaxed form of the term, while Usted is used when talking to a superior, or someone that you respect.


Here are some digital flash cards en Español to help you practice:

Now that you know the difference between Tú and Usted, you can use these terms in real life! Here is a video of a boy, Carlos, greeting his principle in Spanish!

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