Talking about Colors in Spanish: Phrases and Questions - SpanishLearningLab

As we saw in the previous lesson, colors in Spanish are adjectives that are often used before or accompanying the verb SER (to be). In this lesson, we will learn some specific questions and phrases to talk about colors in Spanish including saying what your favorite colors are, asking for the color of things and more. Let's begin ...

Introductory video: A list of basic colors in Spanish - Basic colors

We will first review the vocabulary for basic colors in Spanish with a short video including several beautiful pictures related to them, plus some questions and sentences describing the color of the things. You can activate the captions (cc) to see the English translation if needed. Asking about the color of things in Spanish

" (to red car). Just like other adjectives, they change their gender depending on the noun they modify. Second, if we use the articles EL, LA, LOS, LAS before a color, it will become a noun in "El azul " (the blue one). Now, let's move to.

Now, let's move to the new stuff. In order to ask about the color of things in Spanish, we use the question "What color is + object?" (What color is ...?) Or more casually "What colors is + object ? "Omitting the word DE. What color are the flowers?

Colors in Spanish

Listen to some examples what color is the car?

What color is the car? - The car is gray .

What color is the car? - The car is gray

What color is her hair? - Her hair is black.

What color are the flowers? - The flowers are white.

What color are the flowers? - The flowers are white

Saying my favorite color in Spanish

To ask someone about their favorite color in Spanish, we will the questions What is your favorite color? and What color do you like bad? . The answer will often use the phrase: "My favorite color is + color". This question is very simple to remember and you can easily change the word "color" for another thing to talk to different subject. What are your favorite colors?

What is your favorite color? - My favorite color is the sky

What is your favorite color? - What is Ana's favorite color?

- Your favorite color is the purple .

What is Ana's favorite color? - Her favorite color is purple

I like the color blue in Spanish ...

If you want to know if someone likes color, then use the question "¿Te like color + color? ". You might get the answer "I like the + color", "I love the + color" and "I do not like the + color" . For instance, for the phrase "I like the color blue in Spanish" you can say "I like the color blue." Listen to some more specific examples of questions and phrases with colors in Spanish following a similar pattern.

Do you like light green ? - If I like and you?

Do you like light green? - Do you like the orange shirt or the coffee shirt ? - I like coffee

Do you like the orange or the brown shirt? - I like the brown one.

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Do you like the pink dress? - I love it.

Do you like white shoes ? - I do not like them.

Do you like the white shoes? - No, I do not like them.

Light and dark colors in Spanish

You can talk about light and dark colors in Spanish by adding the words CLARO light) and OSCURO (dark) after a color, eg "Light green" (light green) and "Dark blue" (dark blue). Interestingly, most people will pay close attention to the specific names of certain colors. This means that instead of using words like MAGENTA, FUCSIA, CHERRY, ROSA SALMON or any other, we would say only ROSA as all of them are variation of the color ROSA. Actually, we use the words "light" and "dark" to differentiate colors in Spanish and sometimes the phrase "That color that looks like ..."

Before you leave, make sure to practice with this short quiz about the questions and phrases used to talk about colors in Spanish. Practicing Colors in Spanish: phrases and questions

This quiz is aimed at helping you practice the questions and phrases with colors in Spanish we covered in this lesson . Choose the best answer for each question. You will receive a tip every time you find a correct answer. Press START to begin the quiz

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