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The Baby is Sleeping

Feeding, burping, swaying, rocking, singing lullabies... Once you finally get that baby to sleep, the last thing you want is someone walking in and making noise! In this lesson, we'll hear how to shoosh someone in Spanish. Later, Liliana will tell us some fun ways to refer to kids in Mexico. Shh!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: babies, parents
Grammar: dormido

Published: June 11, 2012

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What is Your Job?

Today's big lesson is about introductions, and in our dialog, a model meets someone she suddenly finds irresistible. Learn how to ask what line of work someone's in in Spanish in this lesson about professions....

Host: Liliana, JP
Grammar: ser

Published: June 08, 2012

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What is Your Telephone Number?

No, you can't just cheat and give out a business card. You're going to have to give out your telephone number, and you have to do it in Spanish this time! In this lesson, we'll deal with the crucial exchange of digits....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: phone
Grammar: llamar

Published: June 06, 2012

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How Old Are You?

Ah, the age question. It's not so cute anymore, now that you can't answer by holding up fingers. In this lesson, we'll learn how to immediately follow the age question with a compliment, just to take the sting out of it. Find out how to give your age... or lie about your age... in Spanish....

Host: Liliana, JP
Grammar: tener_(age)

Published: June 04, 2012

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Are You Single?

Married? Ha ha, no; but I've dodged a few bullets... In today's lesson we'll hear how to say if you're available, or off the market. Later, Liliana talks about Latin society's pressure to tie the knot and settle down....

Host: Liliana, JP
Grammar: tener

Published: June 01, 2012

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I'm Not Going

Sometimes you feel like tagging along... but sometimes you don't. Today we have a lesson on how to be a stick in the mud. So stick to your guns, you're not going this time! And this time, you're going to tell 'em in Spanish!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: travel
Grammar:

Published: May 30, 2012

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Anybody Home?

In today's lesson you will learn a polite way see if someone is home. Even if the person you're looking for is out, you just might come across the neighbor, and you can chat with them.  ...

Host: Liliana, Marco
Topic: neighbors
Grammar: hay

Published: May 28, 2012

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What Floor?

Let's face it; conversation in the elevator is not always the most sparkling. Still, we can use the short time we have between floors to be civilized, even helpful, in Spanish! In this lesson, we'll learn how to ask what floor, and we'll take a short foray into the world of ordinal numbers....

Host: Liliana, JP
Function: greeting
Grammar: Ir

Published: May 25, 2012

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Where is the Restroom?

It's time to leave the safety of your homestay or hotel room, and into the Spanish-speaking world. Unfortunately, all the water you drank to keep hydrated and beat jet lag is starting to... well, let's say you've got some personal business to attend to. In this lesson, we'll hear how to ask for directions to the bathroom, and hopefully how to find our way there!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Grammar: dónde

Published: May 23, 2012

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My Name Is...

It's time to begin learning Spanish! First, you'll of course need to know how to introduce yourself.  Check out this lesson and learn how!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Grammar: ser

Published: May 14, 2012

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Where Are You From?

Everybody is from somewhere! Just telling someone where you're from can speak volumes about you; what you like to eat, how you spend your free time, who your favorite basketball team is... This newbie lesson shows us how to ask where someone is from, and how to answer, as well!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Grammar: de

Published: May 14, 2012

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How's it going?

What's up? How's it going? What's shakin'? We have so many ways casual ways to greet each other in English. This lesson is all about how we greet our friends casually in Spanish. Liliana tells us how common it is for Spanish speakers throw in a compliment; for example, "hello, beautiful!" We all deserve to hear "hello, beautiful!" every now and then, don't we?...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: greetings
Function: greeting
Grammar: bien

Published: May 14, 2012

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Last Name!

Hi! My name is! My name is! My name is (ficky-ficky) SpanishPod! Okay, we're not Eminem but we can teach you a thing or two about names. In today's lesson learn to ask for names and clarify statements. Word up!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: greetings
Function: greeting
Grammar: bien

Published: May 14, 2012

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