Let's Talk Spanish

Let's Talk Spanish

Improve your Spanish while learning about the Spanish-speaking world! Each episode of our Spanish podcast provides listening practice and the chance to learn about countries where Spanish is spoken - perfect if you plan to travel to Spain or Latin America in the future! There are episodes specifically for beginner Spanish learners but also more advanced ones if you have more experience with the language. Because the podcast is specifically created with students in mind, the episodes are laid out in a digestible way, with English used at points to further your understanding.

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April 23, 2021 18 min

I head to México's capital city to learn about some of the great things to do there and help you to practise your Spanish in this episode!

This is the third episode about Mexico and the 14th of our Spanish-Speaking World Tour. Find out about some of the main attractions in the city and also a really important historical site outside of the city called Teotihuacán.

I hope you find this episode really interesting and that it helps ...

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Learn all about the state of Quintana Roo and what there is to do there plus lots about the main food dishes while practising your Spanish listening in this episode of our Spanish podcast!

In our second episode on México we're heading to Quintana Roo, the state that is home to famous places such as Cancún and Playa del Carmen. These things will be touched on but we'll also speak about some more historical places, too. On top...

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Explore the state of Yucatán in México and practise your Spanish in this episode of our podcast created for Spanish learners!

We've finally arrived in the most-populated Hispanic country, México, and we're starting in this state, which is located on the Yucatán Peninsula.

In this episode, learn about the biggest city in the area, two very popular Mayan sites (including one which is home to one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern W...

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Learn more about Cuba and improve your Spanish with this Spanish practise for intermediate learners!

Our last episode looked at Cuban daily life and food in the country, but this time we're looking specifically at some of the main things to do when you're on the Caribbean island. Lots of this episode focuses on the capital, Havana (La Habana).

We hope this episode really helps with your Spanish and that you get lots of travel...

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Learn lots about daily life in Cuba, the food they eat there and more in this episode of our podcast for Spanish learners!

Cuba is a really interesting place that is full of history and is very different from the other places we've visited so far in this series of the podcast.

In this first of two episodes on the country, we'll discuss some of the main things that make an experience in Cuba different for a tourist, including ...

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Find out all about the Dominican Republic while working on your Spanish listening in this week's episode of our Spanish podcast!

The Dominican Republic is the most-visited destination in the Caribbean and, of course, they speak Spanish there. Learn about why tourists flock to this part of the world, including the beaches and a great spot for whale watching, and lots about the food of the Dominican Republic, which is incredibly v...

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Learn all about the area of Puerto Rico while practising your Spanish listening in this week's episode of Let's Talk Spanish!

We're finally crossing the Atlantic this week to visit a very on-trend area of Latin America. Although the territory is very Hispanic and is found 1,000 miles away from the US, it is actually an overseas territory of the United States

In this episode, I look at some of the history and current polit...

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Take a trip around the Canary Islands while practising your Spanish listening in this week's episode of the Let's Talk Spanish podcast!

In this 7th episode of the Spanish-Speaking World Tour, I'm again heading off of mainland Spain to the Islas Canarias, an extremely popular tourist destination due to its subtropical climate. Even though they're part of Spain, they're actually much closer to the west coast of Afr...

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Our 6th stop on the Spanish-Speaking World Tour brings us to Sevilla, one of Spain's biggest and most vibrant cities. Learn all about this place and improve your Spanish listening in this episode of the podcast.

Sevilla is the capital of Andalucía, Spain's largest autonomous community, and is found in the south of the country. There are many different sides to the city, including a great Muslim influence from the time the Mo...

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Get your weekly Spanish listening practice while learning about Madrid and all there is to do there!

On the fifth stop on my Spanish-Speaking World Tour, we arrive in Spain's capital city, one of the main cities in Europe. As I've done in every episode so far this series, I give you a tour guide of the city in Spanish, including lots of great vocabulary and allowing you to really push your understanding further with the lang...

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Next up on our Spanish-speaking tour, practise your Spanish while learning all about Valencia and the Valencian Community!

This autonomous community is one of the most populated in Spain and there are lots of things of interest there. I speak about some of the main attractions of the city itself, some of the famous festivals that take place in the region and also look at the area's most famous dish - paella - all while talking i...

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In the third stop of our Spanish-Speaking Tour, we're hopping off of mainland Spain to visit the Balearic Islands, or Las Islas Baleares, and give you some really useful Spanish listening practice!

This group of islands has 4 main islands, of which Mallorca is the one you probably know best. Over the years, these islands have been associated with party holidays, but there's a lot more to them, as you'll learn about in th...

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Barcelona, one of the most famous cities in the world, is the next stop on The Spanish-Speaking World Tour!

You might already know a lot about Spain's most international city but I've tried to included lots of information here that you might not be aware of about the most popular parts of the city, such as the Sagrada Familia, Parc Güell and La Rambla!

Most importantly, of course, this will be a great episode for helping you ...

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Learn all about the city of Bilbao and the Basque Country while getting some intermediate Spanish practice in the first episode of our new series, The Spanish-Speaking World Tour!

I speak about lots of the main attractions in Bilbao, including the Museo Guggenheim which has brought the city back to life since its opening. I also speak a lot about the region's food since it's one of the food capitals of Europe, I particularly...

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January 7, 2021 2 min

Learn all about the new intermediate level series of Let's Talk Spanish. First episode out on the 13th January 2021!


Please leave a review on Apple Podcasts if you've liked this episode, as it will help us to reach more Spanish students who can benefit from our content: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/lets-talk-spanish/id1482588696


Want to learn to speak Spanish with confidence? Our one-to-one or group classes could be ...

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In the final Beginners' Corner episode, I speak in Spanish for 5 minutes about the things I want to do during the rest of the year. 

Over the previous 19 episodes, I've introduced lots of new Spanish vocabulary and phrases. Here, I bring lots of this together to give you some more great Spanish listening practice. I've also included some new phrases, such as 'Me gustaría'!

Find the transcript in Spanish and Englis...

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In this final episode of the series, practice your Spanish listening while learning all about Wifredo Lam, the very interesting 20th-century Cuban painter.

Lam's work was a mixture of cubism, surrealism and Afro-Caribbean art, a mixture produced from his heritage and his many years spent in Europe, particularly Spain and France.  I hope you find this really useful for improving your Spanish and expanding your knowledge of less-c...

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August 16, 2020 6 min

Pets - this week's Spanish practice for beginners is all about them!

Pets are something some people love and others hate! Listen to this episode for 5 minutes of Spanish listening practice in which I speak about different types of pets and what I think of them (Hint: I don't like them very much!)

There's lots of great Spanish vocabulary included here, so make sure you listen closely and also use the transcript to further ...

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Learn all about Daddy Yankee and practise your Spanish in this week's Spanish podcast episode!

The musician is known as the King of Reggaetón and has had a huge influence on the trajectory of Latin music as a whole. His 2004 album 'Barrio Fino', which included the hit song 'Gasolina', paved the way for the successes many Latin artists are now seeing.

Listen to this episode to learn all about the famous Puerto Rica...

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Learn how to speak about languages and the countries where they're spoken in this week's Spanish practice for beginners!

In the last few weeks I've been speaking about travel, but this week looks specifically at some of the main languages around the world and some interesting information about them. Listening to this 6 minutes of Spanish will allow you to learn lots of new languages and country Spanish vocabulary while a...

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