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Need Water

Spare your kidneys and put down that soda-pop! In today's big podcast, we're talkin' H2O! Learn to state when you're thirsty and plead for the water our bodies need!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: June 19, 2015

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She'll be back

Today in the big podcast, we're calling our sister!  Learn how to ask for someone and ask for information over the phone in Spanish....

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: June 17, 2015

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Letras de Sabina

En la lección de hoy una cantante que acaba de empezar su carrera profesional habla de las letras de Joaquín Sabina, que es un cantautor y poeta español de éxito en países de habla hispana.Sus letras, llenas de significado, inspiran a muchos....

Topic: music, Sabina

Published: June 15, 2015

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You snore

Zzzzzz... Zzzzzz... ZZZZZZ!!!! Agh! Whether it's your partner, your roommate or a pet everyone has confronted the pest of snoring. In today's lesson, learn to discuss this perennial annoyance!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: sleep, snoring

Published: June 12, 2015

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Assault with a firearm VII: The Getaway

It's official; the deed is done.  Our bunny-eared robbers are escaping in the getwaway car, and they're home free... or are they?  Learn what happens to our hapless criminals in this latest installment of Assault with a Firearm....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: driving, crime

Published: June 10, 2015

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A Tour of Chicago

"Hog butcher for the world,  tool maker, stacker of wheat, player with railroads and the nation's freight handler; stormy, husky, brawling, City of the big shoulders..."  (Carl Sandburg)... Second City, the Windy City, Chi-town, the Chill-Ill...   Today in the big podcast, we're going on a tour of the Chicago, Illinois; and we'll see all the sights in Spanish!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Function: making_plans

Published: June 08, 2015

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Geometry

Don't know much about isosceles... Don't know much triganometry... But I do know that I love Spanish, and I know that if you love it too what a wonderful lesson we'll share! la la la... Today in the big podcast learn all about geometry!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: June 05, 2015

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Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar

If you find yourself in the Spanish region of Aragón, and you're a fan of history, religion, or architecture, this lesson is for you!  The Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar is a must-see on any trip through Zaragoza, Spain.  Learn about this enormous Gothic-Mudejar basilica in this podcast....

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: June 03, 2015

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Shakira

"Bruta, ciega, sordomuda.Torpe, traste, testaruda." Así dice uno de los estribillos más conocidos de nuestra artista colombiana de hoy: Shakira.La caracterizan su fuerte voz y la manera espectacular de moverse encima del escenario, entre otras cosas. A pasado de morena a rubia, de cantar en español a hacerlo también en inglés... pero siempre querida por su público....

Published: June 01, 2015

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Dominoes

Not the pizza place. In today's big podcast we're talking about Dominoes, the game. Learn all of the terms and aspects of usage you will need to master this diversion....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: games
Function: playing_a_game

Published: May 29, 2015

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Assault with a firearm VI: The Robbery.

Well, the day of the big robbery has finally arrived, and today in the big podcast we find our hapless criminals in the getaway car, preparing to pull off the big heist.  In this lesson, we'll learn how a bank robbery goes down in Spanish.  Will they pull it off?  Will they get caught?  I'm on the edge of my seat......

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: crime, robbery

Published: May 27, 2015

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Booking a Room

English?!  Who needs English?  Today in the big podcast, we'll hear how to make a hotel reservation in Spanish, with vocab that you can use anywhere from a five star hotel to a roadside motel where you pay by the hour.   Don't forget your credit card!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: travel, hotel

Published: May 25, 2015

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Call an ambulance!

Danger! Danger! SpanishPod is so awesome, you may need resuscitation! Should this happen, today's podcast is all about calling an ambulance. Just what you'll need to pull through!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: May 22, 2015

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Día de la Hispanidad

You might call it Indigenous People's Day, Día de la Raza, Día de las Culturas... heck, you might even call it Columbus Day... but in Spain, it's Día de la Hispanidad, and it's the big national holiday.  In the big podcast today, we'll have a lesson about this very special day, and we'll learn what you can expect as an aspiring learner if you're lucky enough to be in the Spanish capital on this day....

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: May 20, 2015

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Radio DJs

Spanish language radio is everywhere in North America these days. But when you're flipping through the channels and come across one of these stations, do you understand what the DJs are talking about? Check out this lesson to learn how to get every word....

Topic: music, radio
Host: Jason, Erika
Grammar: En_seguida

Published: May 15, 2015

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Assault with a firearm V: Barbie goes on the Attack

Number five in our series of Assault with a Firearm.  In the big podcast today, the story our intrepid bank robbers gets more and more bizarre.  In this lesson, we'll hear what kind of ski masks they were able to get their hands on, which will be sure to cause some commotion... a very cute commotion... in Spanish!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: crime, robbery

Published: May 13, 2015

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Scary Movie

No, don't leave her alone!  No, don't answer the door!  Run away, fool, don't you hear the music?  Ahhhh!  Today's podcast is about scary movies... Boo!   After this lesson you'll be able to talk back to the screen in Spanish!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: May 11, 2015

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Getting Picked Up from School

Getting home from school can be a bit of a hassle. And if you can't get picked up in a car, how do you get back? Take the bus? The metro? How the heck do you navigate all of these? Check out this lesson to learn more about taking different forms of transportation and to disucss getting home from school....

Host: Jason, Erika
Grammar: Tomar

Published: May 08, 2015

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