Spanish GCSE translation – English to Spanish (No 2) : Local area, holiday and travel

Spanish GCSE Translation English to Spanish Topic - local area, holiday and travel


The aim of this article is to help students with their Spanish GCSE translation – English to Spanish.

The article has 10 English sentences with 10 suggested translations into Spanish. 

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Sample translations

1. I live in London in the south of England

Vivo en Londres   /   en el sur   /   de Inglaterra.

2. In the summer holidays, I like to go to the swimming pool.

Durante las vacaciones de verano /  me gusta /  ir  /   a la piscina.

3. I prefer living in the town because there is more for young people to do.

Prefiero /  vivir en la ciudad /  ya que /  hay más que hacer / para los jóvenes.

4. We like to go to Spain for our holidays because it is sunny

Nos gusta / ir a España / para nuestras vacaciones /  porque  /  hace sol.

5. Next year we are going skiing in the Alps.

El año próximo / vamos a hacer el esquí /  en los Alpes.

6. Usually I watch a video with my friends.

Suelo / ver un video /  con mis amigos.

7. I would like to go to Spain next year to visit Barcelona.

Me gustaría /   ir a España / el año próximo /  para visitar Barcelona

8. You can go shopping in the Ramblas in Barcelona.

Puedes / ir de compras /  en las Ramblas en Barcelona.

9. We flew to Madrid and went to the Retiro park.

Volamos a Madrid / y fuimos / al parque de Retiro

10. When I visited Gran Canaria I bought some souvenirs for my grandmother.   

Cuando visité Gran Canaria/ compré / algunos recuerdos /  para mi abuela.

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