Category: Spanish

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Episode 35b – Para más inri – Spanish

This episode is in Spanish. To read the blog post in English or to listen to this episode in English, look for Episode 35a – Para más inri….

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34A Historias de Luz

This episode includes an interview in Spanish with Ana Tristán from Historias de Luz. For the English version, look for episode 34B. En esta entrevista hablamos de cómo…

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Ep 33B Discovering Spanish in English: Donde dije digo…

This is the English text of today’s Discovering Spanish podcast. It’s been written by collaborator Estefanía García Díaz. For the Spanish podcast and text, click here. In today’s…

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Ep 31A Discovering Spanish: A buenas horas, mangas verdes

This is an expression I’ve been using all my life and which I really like. It just means “Well, you took your time to do that and now…

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Ep 30b Gaby Prieto y el te en Barcelona

This is the Spanish version of the interview with tea sommelier Gaby Prieto. Check out the show notes here, where you can also find the English version. You…

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Ep 29 Discovering Spanish: En boca cerrada, no entran moscas

Today’s script has been written by Estefanía García Diaz. You can listen to the Spanish version in today’s podcast. Today we feature two animals of very different sizes:…

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Discovering Spanish: Santa Rita, Rita, Rita…

This is a guest post by Estefanía García Diaz, media creative, journalist and idocument maker. In Spain sometimes, in the middle of a conversation we hear the name…

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Discovering Spanish: Eramos pocos y parió la abuela

I can’t say that this episode has foul language, but I might be in danger of crossing a fine Spanish line. As with everything, there’s not really anything…

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Discovering Spanish Authors: Miguel Delibes

Today’s episode is different from other Friday podcasts. As next Tuesday we start our mini-series on fiction books set in Spain by English-speaking writers, I thought I’d dedicate…

Ande yo caliente riase la gente

Discovering Spanish. Ande yo caliente, ríase la gente.

I really hope you’re enjoying this series of Discovering Spanish podcasts because I’m having a really interesting time creating them. I’m learning phrases I’d never used before, and…

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Discovering Spanish. Perro ladrador, poco mordedor.

Today’s episode is dedicated to phrases and proverbs featuring animals. They’re also wonderful expressions that rhyme. This is something I’ve realised about Spanish proverbs: a lot of them…

De perdidos al río.

Discovering Spanish. De perdidos al río.

De perdidos al río is a favourite one amongst Spanglish circles. Its literal translation is “From lost to the river” and there’s even a book with that title,…

nos van a dar las uvas

Discovering Spanish. Nos van a dar las uvas.

“They’re going to give us the grapes.” This phrase doesn’t really make much sense if you don’t know a bit about Spanish customs. We’re not talking about any…

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Discovering Spanish. Me tienes frito.

This is the first episode of the Discovering Spanish with Spain Uncovered series. The episodes are all in Spanish, but the corresponding posts are in English. Enjoy! I…