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Lesson 17 - La Ciudad (The City)
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This page: Learn the names of places in a city in Spanish.


La Ciudad
(The City)

Vocabulary Lesson

Click on the words in the table below to hear the pronunciation and repeat.

Places in a City in Spanish
Place in a City Translation
► el banco the bank
► la barbería the barber shop
► la biblioteca the library
► el cine the movie theater (the cinema)
► la clínica the clinic
► el consultorio médico the doctor's office
► el correo the post office
► la escuela the school
► la estación de autobús the bus station
► la estación de bomberos the fire station
► la estación de policía the police station
► la estación de tren the train station
► la farmacia the drugstore
► la gasolinera the gas station
► el hospital the hospital
► la iglesia the church
► la lavandería the laundromat
► la librería the bookstore
► la panadería the bakery
► el parque the park
► el restaurante the restaurant
► el salón de belleza the beauty salon
► el supermercado the supermarket
► la tienda the store



Section 1
Select the correct word to identify the building.








      gas station



      movie theater



      drug store






      bus station



      post office






Section 2
Select the correct translation.

1.   the clinic      

2.   the barber shop      

3.   the church      

4.   the doctor's office      

5.   the library      

6.   the school      

7.   the police station      

8.   the fire station      

9.   the train station      

10.   the park      

11.   the laundromat      

12.   the supermarket      

13.   the bookstore      

14.   the store      

15.   the beauty salon      



Section 3
Write the Spanish translation of the word. Include the definite article with the word (the el or la).

1. the post office        

2. the bookstore        

3. the bank        

4. the laundromat        

5. the school        

6. the restaurant        

7. the fire station        

8. the movie theater (the cinema)        

9. the beauty salon        

10. the doctor's office        

11. the gas station        

12. the police station        

13. the clinic        

14. the bakery        

15. the bus station        

16. the church        

17. the train station        

18. the library        

19. the drugstore        

20. the park        

21. the store        

22. the barber shop        

23. the supermarket        



Describe what businesses are or are not in your neighborhood (vecinario = neighborhood).

  • Examples:
  • Hay una panadería en mi vecinario.
  • No hay una estación de trenes en mi vecinario.

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Lesson 17 - La Ciudad (The City)
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