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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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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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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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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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Stabbed

In the big podcast today, we'll learn about knife wounds... that's right, we're in the Emergency Department when a stabbing victim arrives.  The lesson will include some medical terms, including some vital organs!  (Safety warning:  Do not get stabbed!)...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: April 08, 2015

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El parto

Nueve meses de larga espera mientras el vientre crece sin parar, y miles de dudas y preguntas sobre el parto te invaden. En esta lección una embarazadísima mujer acude al médico a aclarar sus dudas antes del gran día en el que vendrá al mundo una hermosa criaturita. El día en el que la mujer dirá: c...

Published: April 06, 2015

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Doctors Appointment

When you're feeling strange, and you don't look good... Who ya gonna call? You got it! Today's lesson is all about doctor's appointments. In the big podcast, learn all of the important language for your next visit....

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: February 02, 2015

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Nurse

No one likes being sick, but thank goodness for nurses-- the kind face in the often cold world of medicine! Today in the big podcast learn how to ask for the help of nurses and state what ails you....

Host: Liliana, JP
Function: asking_for_help

Published: December 17, 2014

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Trasplante de Corazón

Today we're in the hospital, checking up on patient Córdoba.  His heart disease has put him on the transplant list.  So for all you listeners who have been begging us for words regarding heart disease, organ donation, and the autoimmune system, this lesson is just for you!  Enjoy!...

Topic: health

Published: October 06, 2014

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Sneezing

Ah, Spanish speakers.  They can't just say "God bless you," when you sneeze, they have to go through a litany of blessings.  Learn what to say in a sneezy situation in the big podcast today, with this lesson on blessings.  Ha-choo!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: September 24, 2014

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Stomach Pump

Accidental poisoning is no laughing matter!  Today a quick thinking friend can read the writing on the wall; no need to call the Poison Control Hotline. In the big podcast today, we have a lesson on accidental poisoning; how to spot it, and what to do... in Spanish!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: August 20, 2014

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Don't Be Shy

There really is no reason to risk STDs or unwanted pregnancies by having unprotected sex!  Still, some people are a little shy when it comes to talking about protection.  In today's lesson, we'll hear Mauricio work up the courage to ask his buddy how to buy condoms.  Don't be shy!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: health

Published: May 26, 2014

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Diet

Gaining weight is easy, but losing weight is easier said than done. In this lesson you will learn how to discuss dieting related topics and how to get rid of those extra 10 pounds you put on last winter....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: health

Published: March 07, 2014

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Can I Have a Light?

Puff Puff! Smoking is harmful but oh so human, and SpanishPod doesn't shy away from the habits of mortals! Today's lesson is all about smoking. Learn to ask for a light and discuss the habits of smokers....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: Smoking, health

Published: January 29, 2014

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Vaccines

Los niños pueden contagiarse fácilmente de muchos virus y bacterias. Por eso es importante saber de vacunas y consultar a un pediatra. En esta lección hablamos sobre las diferentes vacunas que existen. Aprende los términos médicos y coloquiales del tema....

Host: Liliana, Marco
Topic: health, medical

Published: October 14, 2013

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Getting Sick

Winter has arrived and people tend to get sick. Have you had your flu shot? Is there a lot of people sick at your office? Today we talk about being sick and how you should stay at home....

Host: Liliana, Marco
Topic: health

Published: September 20, 2013

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Hold It

Another glorious moment in our careers at OpenLanguage!  In this lesson, we'll have a lesson about expressing yourself when you just can't hold down your lunch.  We'll also learn the phrase, "No, not in the car!" in Spanish....

Host: Liliana, JP
Topic: health

Published: July 29, 2013

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Prescription

Cough, Sniffle, Sneeze! Sounds like someone´s sick. Never fear, OpenLanguage´s got the medicine you need. In today´s lesson learn to discuss medicines and meet your pharmaceutical needs....

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: July 22, 2013

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I Feel Sick

Is it something you ate? Or maybe you're coming down with something...  Unfortunately, every once in a while, we need to say, "I don't feel so well."  In this lesson, we'll tackle this important phrase, as well as how to give an appropriate amount of sympathy....

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: June 17, 2013

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I Am Allergic

Allergies; they're nothing to sneeze at. If you or someone you know has a peanut allergy, this lesson should be part of your emergency kit, if you're traveling in the Spanish-speaking world.  It may just save you a trip to the hospital, or at least a jab with an EpiPen!...

Host: Liliana, JP

Published: June 14, 2013

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¡Los Idiomas!

El estudiar un nuevo idioma incrementa la actividad en la memoria. En esta lección vemos un reportaje en la televisión. ¿Creen que el aprender idiomas si ayude a nuestro cerebro? Escuchemos la lección....

Host: Liliana, Yenny
Function: watching_tv

Published: April 12, 2013

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Vitamins

Do you take any vitamins? Today´s topic is about health. We'll be talking about what vitamins are good for your body....

Host: Liliana, Marco
Topic: health
Grammar: decir

Published: February 15, 2013

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Healthy Diet

Dieting is a perennial topic in books and media. Sometimes it seems like there's a different fad diet for everyone! Today we learn about some people who prefer being a little chubby (and happy) over suffering for the perfect body!...

Host: Liliana, Marco

Published: January 04, 2013

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Aspirin

Headache? Don't suffer, take something! This lesson is all about aspirin! Learn to request medicine, as well as to keep it out of the hands of the irresponsible ones!...

Host: Liliana, JP
Grammar: obligar

Published: July 20, 2012

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