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Kidnapping: Episode 3

This podcast, the third in our Kidnapping series has our kidnappers finally getting through to Mr. Torres to make their demands.  Or so they think...  In this lesson, we'll learn how to keep our cool in Spanish, and we'll talk about our kidnappers' bumbling ways....

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: August 21, 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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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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Tourist Visa

Today in the big podcast, we'll be asking the nice folks at the immigration office about visa requirements in Spanish.  In this lesson, we'll learn how to make that call so you can do it well in advance of your big trip!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: travel

Published: December 24, 2014

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Call Back Later

Mauricio doesn't have a cell phone with voice mail, so we have to call his home phone to try to find him.   The only problem is that he's not home right now!  In this lesson, we'll hear how to ask for Mauricio on the phone... or anyone else, for that matter, and how to tell someone to call back late...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: telephone

Published: June 04, 2014

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Collect Call

If you don't have a cell phone and you haven't got coins or a calling card on you, then you might need to make a collect call. In today's lesson we'll be teaching you how to do so, and what to say to the phone operator....

Host: Liliana, Marco
Topic: calling

Published: December 02, 2013

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Time Zone

Living in different countries can make counting time confusing. Sometimes we call people at the wrong hour, so we'd better check the time zones. Today we're making a call to our family in another time zone... hopefully we don't screw up our math!!...

Host: Liliana, Marco
Topic: time

Published: November 06, 2013

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No Change

We need to make a phone call and we are running low on change. In some places there are still pay phones that use coins. Find out what happens in our dialogue....

Host: Liliana, Marco
Topic: coins
Grammar: “uno/una”

Published: November 12, 2012

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Telephone Card

When you get to your Spanish-speaking destination, you gotta buy a phone card. No, do not use cell phone roaming; too expensive. No, do not bring your card from home that nobody will know how to use when you get there; no, no, no. You're going to buy a phone card, in Spanish. And we are here to help...

Host: Liliana, JP
Grammar: para

Published: June 18, 2012

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