Filler words in Spanish

Conversation is the best way to learn Spanish because help you express yourself in any given situation, it’s real life. Every language has some fillers, which may be a sound or a word that is spoken in conversation by one participant to signal to others that he/she has paused to think but has not yet finished speaking. Let’s go over a list of the most common and useful starters and filler words, commonly known in Spanish as “muletillas”:

group-people-talkingBueno – Well
Vale – Ok
Sabes – You know
A ver – Let’s see
Mira – Look
O sea – I mean / Or rather
Es decir – That is to say
Así – Like this/that, So
EntoncesThen, So
Luego – Then / Later
¿No? – Isn’t it? / Isn’t that right?
¿Verdad?Right? / True?
¡Vaya! – Wow! [To express surprise, disgust, satisfaction]
Viste – You see / Wasn’t it? [Argentinean Spanish]