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I am talking to you!

Hey you at the computer... Yeah you! Listen up! Today's lesson is all about commanding attention! In the podcast, learn to express concern and make yourself heard!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: December 22, 2015

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Bad Mood

Somebody is grouchy!  It happens to all of us.  In today's lesson, we'll hear someone who got up on the wrong side of the bed.  When someone's grouchy like that, sometimes the best thing you can do for them is to listen... so you can start by listening to this podcast!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: November 24, 2015

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It Might Rain

You know when you get caught in a rain, and your clothes are soaked through, and your hair is sticking to your face, and you start o shiver, and you think to yourself, "I should have taken the umbrella; she's going to say 'I told you so.'" Well, this lesson is for you!   It's the perfect lesson for ...

Host: Liliana, JP
Function: small_talk

Published: November 19, 2015

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You caught a cold!

It's almost the new year and you know what that means. Cold season! In today's big podcast learn how to say "bless you" and everything else you need to protect yourself from whatever's going around!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Function: small_talk

Published: November 17, 2015

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Great Song

We've all been there... been infected by a beat that led to uncontrollable dancing. Some of us tend to resist that urge, though. In today's podcast you're going to learn to tell someone in Spanish to just get up and dance. So, in the famous words of Enrique Iglesias, "¡bailamooooos!"...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: November 12, 2015

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Kidnapping: Epidode 4

In this podcast, the fourth in our Kidnapping series, the gag finally comes off, and our kidnapping victim finally speaks.  What does she have to say?  What will the kidnappers do now?  Find out in today's lesson, and learn at least one good insult in Spanish....

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: November 10, 2015

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Going to the Pharmacy

If it won't go away on its own, you may need to medicate that headache. In today's big podcast, we're taking you to the pharmacy. Learn important vocabulary and phrases for discussing medicines and prescriptions. It's good for what ails you!   ...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: November 05, 2015

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I want to eat churros.

What's doughy and fried and oh so delicious with hot chocolate? Churros!!! In today's big podcast learn all of the many ways to enjoy this tasty treat!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Function: Describing_food

Published: November 03, 2015

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Tailor Made

Where do the Dinka get long pants? When H&M won't cut it, you may need to have it made. Today in the big podcast we're talkin' tailor made clothes. In this lesson, learn important vocabulary to discuss having clothes made to fit. Try it on!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: October 29, 2015

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Villancico: La Marimorena

In today's podcast, enjoy another holiday Villancico-- la Marimorena. Learn how to describe the nativity in Spanish!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Function: Commands

Published: October 27, 2015

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No Kidding

Psst! Wanna tell you a secret... SpanishPod is the epitome of awesome! No kidding! Forgive our immodesty, but today's lesson is all about telling the truth. Learn important phrases and vocabulary....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: gossip, rumors
Function: debating_rumors

Published: August 28, 2015

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Assault with a Firearm XI: The End.

Today on the big podcast our Assault with a Firearm series comes to an exciting and suprising conclusion. Learn to discuss plots and schemes as these robbers meet their fate....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: crime

Published: August 24, 2015

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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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Parking Fee

Paid Parking! Ugh! No one likes it but, hey! That's livin' in the city. In today's lesson learn to inquire about parking and related fees....

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: August 17, 2015

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Assault with a Firearm X: Miranda Rights

The jig is up, and the long arm of the law has finally caught up with our hapless bank robbers.  In the big podcast today, we'll learn how to surrender to the police, as well as hear our Miranda rights in Spanish....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: crime, Rights

Published: August 14, 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 ...

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 ...

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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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 restrictio...

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 h...

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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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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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 t...

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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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 e...

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 ...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: May 20, 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...

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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Assault with a Firearm IV: The Ski Masks

Our aspiring bank robbers should make the cover of Bad Choices Magazine.  Today on the big podcast we'll hear them quibbling about their disguises.  We'll learn how to insist on getting your way, and how to stand your ground by calling someone mistrustful in Spanish....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: crime, robbery
Function: insisting

Published: May 06, 2015

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Assault with a Firearm III: The Plan

This podcast is the third in our series about armed robbery.  Today, we learn what our troubled couple is planning, and it's... probably not smart.  Warning:  there is some kissing in this podcast; in Spanish, no less!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: crime, robbery

Published: April 29, 2015

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Feng Shui

Today in the big podcast, we're talking about 風水; (fēng shuǐ), an ancient Chinese practice utilizing the Laws of both heaven and earth to help one improve life by receiving positive Qi... Well, actually, you should go over to ChinesePod if you want to talk about heaven and earth; in today's Spanis...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: home, feng_shui

Published: April 27, 2015

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Assault with a Firearm II: We need money

This podcast is the second in our series, Assault with a Firearm.  This episode picks up right where From bad to worse left off; our anti-hero has just passed out at the shock of his girlfriend's news.  What will happen next?  Find out what they're planning, and learn some toxic things to say to you...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: crime

Published: April 22, 2015

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Assault with a Firearm I: From Bad to Worse

Today's podcast is for mature audiences, for those who have had an advanced course in the birds and the bees, as we'll be talking frankly about a couple that suspects they might be with child.  Sometimes this is joyous news; but sometimes it's unexpected.  Learn what happens in this lesson, the firs...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: health, crime

Published: April 15, 2015

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