Episode 91: Historias de viaje parte 2: la turista accidental en Buenos Aires

Episode 91 Historias de viaje parte 2: la turista accidental en Buenos Aires My crazy travel story continues as I end up being rerouted to Argentina on my way to Brazil. To hear part 1 of the story, click here to listen to last week’s episode. After being deported by federal police, I find myself […]

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Episode 90: Historias de viaje: la fugitiva negringa en Rio [ENCORE]

Episode 90 Travel Stories: La fugitiva negringa en Rio [ENCORE] This week, we’re revisiting episode 25 in preparation for next week’s show. This is part 1 of the new series: Historias de viaje (Travel Stories). I’m sharing my real life (crazy) travel stories. In this first installment, I talk about my trip to Rio de […]

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Episode 89: Learn Spanish with Salsa Music [Cali Pachanguero]

Episode 89 Learn Spanish with Salsa Music [Cali Pachanguero] In this episode, you’ll learn new vocabulary from the salsa song Cali Pachanguero by Alberto Barros. We’ll explore a few uses of the subjunctive, and different ways to use the word “que” in Spanish. Get the full lyrics to the song, plus translation and quizzes, at […]

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Episode 87: ¿Para qué? vs. ¿Por qué? [Periódico de Ayer]

Episode 87 ¿Para qué? vs. ¿Por qué? con la canción Periódico de Ayer You probably learned there are 5 question words: who (quién), what (qué), where (dónde), when (cuándo), and why (por qué). But did you know that there are actually 2 ways to ask the question WHY in Spanish? In this episode, we’ll explore […]

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Episode 86: Learn Spanish Reflexive Verbs with Music [No Hago Más Na’]

Episode 86 Learn Spanish Reflexive Verbs with Music: No Hago Más Na’ This week, we’ll be answering another listener question: what’s the best way to spend my Spanish study time? Learn how to use reflexive verbs to describe your daily routine in Spanish with the lyrics to the song No Hago Más Na by El […]

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Episode 85: From Beginner to Conversational Fluency in 90 Days (Interview with Ryan Chindavong)

Episode 85 From Beginner to Conversational Fluency in 90 Days (Interview with Ryan Chindavong) Do you freeze up when talking to a native Spanish speaker? Is it hard to find someone to speak to in Spanish where you live? If you’re struggling to reach conversational fluency in Spanish, or feel nervous about talking to native […]

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Episode 84: What’s the best way to spend my Spanish study time? [Q&A]

Episode 84 What’s the Best Way to Spend My Spanish Study Time? [Q&A] This week, we’ll be answering another listener question: what’s the best way to spend my Spanish study time? Whether you have 10 hours a week or just 15 minutes a day, it’s important to know the best way to use your Spanish […]

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Episode 83: Dominican Spanish Greetings [Introducing the Dominican Spanish 101 Podcast]

Episode 83 Dominican Spanish Greetings [Introducing the Dominican Spanish 101 Podcast] We’re excited to feature the premiere episode of the Dominican Spanish 101 podcast. Tamara and Kesia will share common greetings you’ll hear in the Dominican Republic (hint it’s not ¿Cómo está usted?). You’ll also learn a few phrases you can use to respond so […]

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Episode 82: Learn Spanish Expressions with Salsa Music [La vida es un carnaval]

Episode 82 Learn Spanish Expressions with Salsa Music [La vida es un carnaval] Learn how to use the word ‘hay’ in Spanish with the lyrics to the song La vida es un carnaval by Celia Cruz. We’ll review several expressions that use hay from the song, and some ways you can incorporate them into your […]

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Episode 81: How to Get Started Raising Bilingual Children, Interview with Dr. Kami Anderson (Bilingual Brown Babies)

Episode 81 How to Get Started Raising Bilingual Children, Interview with Dr. Kami Anderson (Bilingual Brown Babies) If you’re an adult learning Spanish, you might regret that you didn’t start when you were younger. And if you have children of your own, you may want them to grow up bilingual so they have an advantage […]

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