Learn Spanish These lessons contain English translations.

After you purchase a subscription you can access all the lessons available in the Library. There are currently 517 lessons available. Try the complimentary course first to get a sense of what to expect.

By Tag > crime

20 lessons available

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

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

Study Lesson

My purse was snatched

It'll never happen to me...  because I don't carry a purse.  But if you do, or know someone who does, pray you won't have to use all the great vocabulary you learn in this lesson.  But if it happens to you, you'll be glad you studied this lesson about purse snatching!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Function: asking_for_help
Topic: crime

Published: October 20, 2014

Study Lesson

Sofia's Mystery IV: False Identity

This podcast is Part IV of the The Mystery of Sofía series.  In this lesson, we'll hear the interrogation of the case's principal person of interest:  the roommate.  The intrigue continues!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: October 17, 2014

Study Lesson

Sofia's Mystery Continues

The "Remember Sofía?" series continues (...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: crime, mystery

Published: August 22, 2014

Study Lesson

Remember Sofía? Episode 2

The latest news about Sofía raises more questions than it answers.  This is the second installment of the Remember Sofía series, and the mystery only gets more.... mysterious!  Click here for the first episode....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: crime, mystery

Published: July 25, 2014

Study Lesson

We Got Robbed!

Breaking and entering is a crime that a lot of people have encountered. We will teach you how to express your surprise if you return home and find out that something is missing. We got robbed!...

Host: Liliana, Marco
Topic: crime

Published: October 11, 2013

Study Lesson

We Got Robbed

Breaking and entering is a crime that a lot of people have encountered. We will teach you how to express your surprise if you return home and find out that something is missing. We got robbed!...

Host: Liliana, Marco
Topic: crime

Published: June 10, 2013

Study Lesson