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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 sch...

Host: Jason, Erika
Grammar: Tomar

Published: May 08, 2015

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Give Me a Ride

"Can you give me a ride?"  I asked this question a lot more when I was in high school than I do nowadays, but every once in a while I do find myself in a situation where I have to ask for a ride.  In our dialog today, Mauricio is in just such a situation, and it's not so easy; apparently he lives ou...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: May 19, 2014

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At the Bus Stop

Today we learn to take the bus. Find out how to ask for a bus number and some information regarding transportation....

Host: Liliana, Marco

Published: December 06, 2013

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Bicycle

Some of us ride bikes a lot. In many countries, bicycles are one of the main means of transportation. Riding bikes is healthy and prevents pollution. In today's lesson we are fixing our bike because we had a little trouble. Come and join the discussion....

Host: Liliana, Marco

Published: August 30, 2013

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Fill 'Er Up!

Back in my day, you could pull up to a gas station, say "fill 'er up!" and sit back as they filled the tank, cleaned the windshield, check the tires and fluid levels.... I'd tip em a nickel, and they say, "Gosh, thanks, mister!"  Nowadays, I have to take out a second mortgage to pay for a half-tank ...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: June 21, 2013

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Bad Driver

So, you can scream expletives at other drivers in English... can you mildly note the poor driving of others in Spanish?  After this lesson, you'll be able to do just that!  Today, we'll be talking about bad drivers.  Be careful out there!   If you have any questions about grammar, the lesson, new vo...

Host: Liliana, JP
Function: complaning, warning

Published: April 19, 2013

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Riding a Horse

So the vaquero says to the horse, "why the long face?..."  In our lesson today, our Spanish tourist is learning to ride horses in northern Mexico, and it's not going to well.  She might not take to life in the saddle, but in this podcast, we'll learn the vocabulary needed to talk about her short equ...

Host: Liliana, JP
Grammar: súbase

Published: October 26, 2012

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Where Is the Subway Station?

You're finally on your grand tour of the great cities of the Spanish-speaking world... unless you shipped your car with you, or you can shell out the dough to taxi all over the place, you can get around using the subway, rubbing elbows with the people!  Learn how to ask where the subway station is, ...

Host: Liliana, JP
Grammar: usted

Published: September 11, 2012

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Which Bus?

If you're traveling in Spain or Latin America, chances are you'll be needing this lesson about regional buses. In this lesson, we'll learn how to ask what time the bus is leaving in Spanish....

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: June 18, 2012

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Metro Exit

This lesson will teach you how to meet up with someone at the metro. Subway lines can be confusing. Should you meet inside the subway? Which exit? Which stop?...

Host: Liliana, Marco
Function: making_plans
Grammar: afuera

Published: June 18, 2012

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