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Pirámide del Sol

Teotihuacán para muchos es una ciudad mística, de energías cósmicas, es una ciudad que significa “Ciudad de los Dioses”.  Sus desafíos arquitectónicos han sido estudiados y discutidos por años. En este podcast vamos a subir a la cúspide de la Pirámide del Sol. Vengan y escuchen esta lección y aprendan más de esta hermosa metrópoli prehispánica....

Published: August 10, 2015

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Diet Coke

Snap! Fizz! Glug Glug! There's nothing like a cold bottle of cola to get you going! And diet soda's even better! Today in the big podcast, we're talking diet coke. In the lesson learn to request your favorite sodi-pop made to your specifications....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: food
Function: making_requests

Published: August 07, 2015

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Tools

Drill, baby drill! This lesson is for all of our handy SpanishPod friends! Today in the big podcast we're talkin' tools. Learn important vocabulary and phrases to help you finally start building the deck you've always dreamed of!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: tools

Published: August 03, 2015

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Assault with a firearm IX: The pursuit.

This podcast is the ninth in our series "Assault with a Firearm."  In this episode, our hapless are running from the scene of a crime, running from the scene of the accident, running from the police... and running from their responsibilities in life.  Learn how the car-chase goes down in Spanish in this action-packed lesson....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: crime

Published: July 31, 2015

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Good Friday

A sacred holiday for many Christians around the world, this lesson discusses Good Friday. Today in the big podcast learn useful language for describing this holiday, and its deeper dietary significance....

Host: JP, Estibalitz
Function: discussing_food

Published: July 27, 2015

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Kidnapping: Episode 2

It's time for our kidnappers to get the terrified victim out of the trunk of the car and call the family to make demands.  This second edition of the SpanishPod Kidnapping series has got it all: handcuffs, voice modulators, Jedi masters... This lesson will give you the preparation you need for your life of crime to fight crime in Spanish!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Function: making_demands

Published: July 24, 2015

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Noisy Neighbor

Shhh!  Noisy neighbors are the worst... unless you're in love with them; then the situation can be complicated.  Today in the big podcast, we're meeting the noisy, dreamy neighbor, and learning how to say "That's enough!" in Spanish....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: neighbors

Published: July 20, 2015

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Las Ballenas Grises

La inmigración de las ballenas grises en el norte de México, es una de las experiencias naturales más impactantes. Tener la oportunidad de ver estos grandiosos animales en su hábitat natural ha sido por muchos descrito como una de las mejores experiencias. En esta lección hablamos de esta actividad en la que muchos viajan en esas fechas para ver a estas hermosas ballenas....

Published: July 17, 2015

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Assault with a firearm VIII: In the News

Could it be true?  Could our pink bunny bank robbers have made a clean getaway?  This podcast is the eighth in our series Assault with a Firearm.  In this lesson, we'll learn the latest from Televisión Española's Belén Ruiz....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: crime, news, media

Published: July 13, 2015

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Kidnapping: Episode 1

Finally, a podcast many of our criminal listeners have been waiting for:  a lesson on kidnapping, from the point view of the kidnapper.  We should state, here that the SpanishPod team and Praxis Language Ltd. is AGAINST any kind of unlawful imprisonment, and condemns all forms of criminal restriction of liberty and subsequent extortion.  With that said, maybe we'll make this a series......

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: July 10, 2015

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Invitation for Dinner

It's that moment, an the end of a first date that has gone really well.  If Mauricio wants to continue seeing Alma, everything he says has to be just right.  Should ask for another date?  Ask to be invited in?  Lean in for a kiss?  In this lesson, we'll hear an unconventional strategy; he's asking her over for dinner!  Is it too soon?  Is it even a good idea?  Find out what she says in this lesson!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: social

Published: July 08, 2015

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What's Your Favorite Pastime?

What do you do on your free time?  Go to the movies?  Work out?  Practice your Spanish?  In today's lesson, we'll hear our friend Mauricio trying to get to know Alma a little better by asking her about her hobbies.  Does she like soccer?  Not likely......

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: pastimes

Published: July 06, 2015

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Cleaning the House

Here's a lesson about cleaning the house.  In the end, he gets to go off and watch TV, she gets to continue cleaning, undisturbed.  Everybody's happy right?  In today's lesson we'll hear how to offer to help, as well as how to refuse somebody's help.  We'll save the analysis for couple's therapy......

Host: Liliana, JP
Function: cleaning

Published: July 03, 2015

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Shopping for Clothes

We all need pants, right?  And unless you have the resources and know-how to make your own pants, you'll be shopping for them!  In this lesson, we'll hear a how to shop for clothes.  The only question is if you need a larger size......

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: July 01, 2015

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Light My Cigarette?

Do you mind if I light up?  Even if you do, there's something for everyone in today's lesson, both smokers and non-smokers alike.  In this lesson, we'll learn how to ask for a light, as well as talk about a smoking area.  We'll also congratulate Lili for her two years of being smoke free!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: June 29, 2015

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What a Hassle!

Oh for goodness' sakes, what a pain in the neck! What a mess! What a hassle! In this lesson, we'll learn how to express a little bit of frustration and displeasure. Let's face it, we all have those moments when we need to let off a little steam! Oh for the love of Pete!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: lost_items

Published: June 26, 2015

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Have You Seen Emilio?

Emilio is a hard guy to pin down when you need him!  In this lesson, we'll hear how to ask if Emilio... or anyone else, for that matter... is in or not....

Host: JP, Lili
Topic: phone_call

Published: June 24, 2015

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Where Do You Live?

Commuting every day can be a drag, depending on how far you live from work.  In this lesson, we'll hear how to say "near" and "far," as well has how to ask, "Where do you live?"...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: places

Published: June 22, 2015

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