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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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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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4th of July

Independence Day is coming up, and our podcast today is meant to prepare you; from the cookouts to the fireworks, and everything in between.... After this lesson, you'll be able to celebrate in Spanish!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: Holidays

Published: March 04, 2015

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Christmas Posadas

Here at SpanishPod we are observing the holiday season, Mexico style! In today's podcast, learn all about the fun filled Christmas tradition of la Posada....

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: January 05, 2015

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Noche Buena

Hoy celebramos la Noche Buena con un gran evento. Invitando a amigos, familia, pero sobre todo cocinando una gran cena. ¡Es tiempo de compartir y celebrar!...

Host: Liliana, Yenny

Published: September 15, 2014

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Plans for Christmas

Holidays are family time. Sometimes in big families it means a lot of work, planning, organizing and running to and from the airport. But what would life be like without all of the excitement (and stress) of the holidays?...

Host: Liliana, Marco

Published: January 10, 2014

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Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! Today we're preparing a delectable, mouth-watering, juicy turkey. We're also inviting our friends over for dinner to share with us in this feast! Thanksgiving has arrived at Studio Fiesta! Let's dig in!  ...

Host: Liliana, Marco
Topic: Holidays

Published: January 03, 2014

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New Year's

Happy New Year, everyone! We hope one of your resolutions this year is to learn more Spanish, and keep on learning with us. Today's lessons will teach you how to wish everyone the best for 2011....

Host: Liliana, Marco
Grammar: Future_Tense.

Published: September 06, 2013

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King's Cake

The Rosca de Reyes is a traditional cake eaten in Mexico during the holidays. Inside there are some small plastic dolls that you have to be careful not to swallow! Successfully avoiding choking isn't even the end of it - if you end up with a doll in your piece, you have to throw a party for your fri...

Host: Liliana, Marco
Function: asking_for_food

Published: January 07, 2013

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New Year's Resolution

It's time to make our New Year's resolutions! This is the time when we can can really commit to making big changes in our lives. Some people decide to change their careers, others decide to change their relationships or their eating habits. Check out this lesson to learn how to talk about your own N...

Host: Liliana, Marco
Function: giving_advice

Published: December 31, 2012

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Christmas Shopping

Christmas shopping: some people love it, others dread it. Today we're learning how to express our frustration while shopping. We're also learning about the perfect solution for gift buying problems: the gift certificate....

Host: Liliana, Marco

Published: December 19, 2012

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Las Posadas

Christmas Posadas is a great Mexican tradition. It involves a piñata, tamales, singing and dancing. This is the time we ask for "posada", we act out the Nativity story. Listen how we plan to celebrate it in today's lesson. ...

Host: Liliana, Marco
Grammar: estrenar

Published: July 13, 2012

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