IA-005: Two Natives Talking about Movies in Spanish. Part 2 – Intermediate-Advanced Spanish Podcast

Two Natives Talking about Movies in Spanish Part 2

An intermediate-advanced Spanish podcast. A real conversation between two natives. Movie talking with slang, with informal Spanish. Our idea is you listen to an unscripted podcast to learn how to talk about movies in Spanish. In fact, we talked too much, and we have to divide all this in two episodes! Learn Spanish by listening to native speakers in a real conversation. How we interrump ourselves, how we change the topic, suddenly. It will be fun. Part 1 of 2. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for more free content.

IA-004: Two Natives Talking about Movies in Spanish. Part 1 – Intermediate-Advanced Spanish Podcast

Two Natives Talking about Movies in Spanish. Part 1

An intermediate-advanced Spanish podcast. A real conversation between two natives. Movie talking with slang, with informal Spanish. Our idea is you listen to an unscripted podcast to learn how to talk about movies in Spanish. In fact, we talked too much, and we have to divide all this in two episodes! Learn Spanish by listening to native speakers in a real conversation. How we interrump ourselves, how we change the topic, suddenly. It will be fun. Part 1 of 2. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for more free content.

I-022: Pretérito Indefinido vs. Imperfecto. Descriptions & Habits with Both – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

Pretérito Indefinido vs Imperfecto. Descriptions & habits with both

A podcast for intermediate and also up-beginner students. What if you when you need to choose between using the imperfect vs the preterite in Spanish both options are correct? This must be because you are missing a point, right? What is what you don’t know about these two Spanish past tenses? This is the second part of a podcast that will help you a lot when telling a story in the past. 2 of 2 episodes. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for more free content.

I-021: Pretérito Indefinido vs Imperfecto. Same sentence is correct with both!! – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

Pretérito Indefinido vs Imperfecto. Same sentence is correct with both

A podcast for intermediate Spanish students with a video version. You are never EVER going to use these two tenses correctly if you don’t understand the nuances native speakers see in both, because that nuance make us choose one or another. What I am telling you in this podcast has not been told to you yet. I will tell you a story with pretérito imperfecto, and then with pretérito indefinido or preterite. They both are correct. How come?! Yes, the same contexts are correct for imperfecto vs. indefinido. Let’s learn the difference between Preterite vs Imperfect. This would be your beginner’s and intermediate’s guide to the past tense. And let’s learn why some rules are not always going to work. This is the first episode of two. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for more free content.

I-020: The Subjunctive in Real Spanish Conversations

The subjunctive in Real Spanish Conversations

A podcast for intermediate-to-advanced Spanish students about how to answer with the present subjunctive in this specific context. It is a matter of choosing correctly. If you pick up the present indicative, what you are replying to will not be what you mean. I know the difference between the indicative and subjunctive is an issue for most students. I am not going to lie, and say that deciding subjunctive vs. indicative is something you learn quickly. Although, here I am aiming for a specific context, so you can’t get it wrong next time someone asks you anything related to what I am mentioning in this podcast. Let’s master the subjunctive in Spanish! Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation.

I-019: Spanish Expressions Related to Money – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

Spanish Expressions Related to Money

A podcast for intermediate Spanish students about how to say money in Spanish. I am providing a list of slang and dialect words for the word «money». Also, there are some money-related idioms. This is the first episode of a total of two. In the second one we will get deeply into expressions for daily life related to money. 1 of 2. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation.

I-018: Spanish Slang Words for Money, & Expressions Related to Money – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

Spanish Slang Words for Money

A podcast for intermediate Spanish students about how to say money in Spanish. I am providing a list of slang and dialect words for the word «money». Also, there are some money-related idioms. This is the first episode of a total of two. In the second one we will get deeply into expressions for daily life related to money. 1 of 2. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation.

B-004: Tips for Learning Spanish – Which Type of Spanish Should I Learn? – Beginner Spanish Podcast

tips for learning

A podcast for beginner and intermediate Spanish students. What do you do with the accents from the different series or movies you are watching in Spanish? Are you getting confused because they are from different Spanish-speaking countries? Do you know which Spanish is the one they are teaching you in the app you are using in your cellphone? It is better to learn different accents at the same time? When should you start to listen to different accents? I will be solving all these questions in this podcast. Visit {www.fluentinspanish.org} for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-017: When to use… part 4: Encontrar vs. Encontrarse, Ver vs. Verse and Reunir vs. Reunirse – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

encontrar vs encontrarse ver vs verse reunir vs reunirse

A podcast for intermediate Spanish students about the meaning of these pairs of verbs. Those meanings are normally determined by the structure you choose. And these structures are very fixed. If you change a preposition, or if you don’t place it, or if you use the pronominal version of the verb, the meaning might not end up being the one you expected. I will explain it here. This is the last part of a series of four podcasts. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-016: When to Use… Part 3: Saber vs. Conocer and Quedar vs. Quedarse – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

encontrarse saber vs conocer quedar quedarse

A podcast for intermediate Spanish students to learn how to use these verbs in context. They have different meanings, and this can lead to misunderstandings. Those meanings are usually determined by the structure you choose: Sometimes they will need a preposition, sometimes no. Sometimes some of them will need a pronoun, and sometimes no. This is the third part of a series of four podcasts. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-015: When to Use… Part 2: Encontrarse vs. Quedar vs. Reunirse – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

encontrarse quedar reunirse

A podcast for intermediate Spanish students where we will learn how to say to meet with, and to meet up with. Students usually get confused with this topic, because there are several verbs they can use. The problem is some of them have other meanings. Therefore, we need to be sure about which one we choose, how to use it, this is the structure of the verb, and when to use it. This is the second part of a series of four podcasts. My purpose is to go over several troublesome verbs, and help you use them in context. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-014: When to Use… Part 1: The Verb Conocer and to Meet – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

Verb Conocer

A podcast for intermediate Spanish students to start with common questions students have on how to say to meet, to meet with, to meet up, and to meet up with. The answers to these questions involve several verbs. Some are pronominal and some are not. And all of them have more than one meaning. The series of four podcasts will go over all of them, starting with conocer in this first part. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-013: Intermediate Spanish Phrases for Sounding Like a Native – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

spanish phrases - Let's sound like a native spanish speaker

A podcast for intermediate Spanish students with common Spanish phrases to help you rock any social situation. It is time for you to include different replies, because maybe all the way here you have been giving correct sentences, and that is great, don’t get me wrong. However, there are a variety of informal sentences you want to learn, the ones you see in movies and series. In this podcast, I will explain the contexts where to use them along with quick tips for more natural Spanish. This podcast is spoken in Spanish aimed at intermediate Spanish learners. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-012: Common Mistakes Made by English Speaking Learners in Spanish – Part 2 – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

More of common mistakes

I am sure you wonder why you are stuck at your Spanish level, and how to take your Spanish to the next level. In this podcast, I will be talking about how important is to overcome your fear of speaking Spanish, and how to get out of that place where you are, making these common Spanish mistakes English speakers make. And not only native English speakers, any English speaker frequently makes them. Part 2 of 2. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-011: Common Mistakes Made by English Speaking Learners in Spanish – Part 1 – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

Common mistakes made by english speakers in spanish

I am sure you wonder why you are stuck at your Spanish level, and how to take your Spanish to the next level. In this podcast, I will be talking about how important is to overcome your fear of speaking Spanish, and how to get out of that place where you are, making these common Spanish mistakes English speakers make. And not only native English speakers, any English speaker frequently makes them. Part 1 of 2. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-010: How to Swear in Spanish – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

A podcast for intermediate Spanish students about the curse words and insults used in the Spanish speaking countries

A podcast for Intermediate Spanish students who want to take their learning process further, and get into informal and conversational Spanish. This is also essential now that the series and movies in Spanish are on every platform, and they are being watched all over the world. Series and movies are often going to use this type of informal language. I will teach you a bunch of them from all the Spanish speaking countries. ¿Listo o lista? Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-009: The Tooth Fairy in Spanish – Up-Beginner and Intermediate Spanish Podcast

A podcast for up-beginner and intermediate Spanish students about a curious tradition shared in most of the Spanish speaking countries

Have you ever wondered if we have a tooth fairy? We do! However is not exactly a fairy, but it is close to it. How come? In this podcast I will give you the details. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-008: How to say to leave in Spanish – Ir vs. Irse vs. Salir vs. Dejar vs. Marcharse vs. Partir – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

Ir irse salir dejar marcharse partir

I am sure you have already seen or heard someone using \»irse\» and you didn’t understand why. Maybe you have been searching online for the difference between \»irse\» and \»salir\», and you found a bunch of verbs that appear to mean the same. This podcast is to help you decide which one to use, why, and when. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-007: The Verb Caer in Spanish – Part 4 – What does caer bien/mal mean? – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

caer bien caer mal

A podcast for Intermediate and Advanced Spanish students about CAER BIEN/MAL. The verb CAER has many expressions or idioms and this is one. It is very important to learn it because students tend to use a literal translation from English in the contexts where CAER BIEN/MAL are used in Spanish, and it creates misunderstandings that should be avoided. I will teach you all this in this part 4 of this series of 4 podcasts. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-006: The Verb Caer in Spanish – Part 3 – Expressions with Caer – Intermediate Spanish Podcast.

Expresiones whith the verb caer

A podcast for Intermediate and Advanced Spanish students about Caer expressions. We will study different idioms with Caer that you have propably heard before, and whose meaning can be a bit confusiong for you. I hope this series of four podcasts become the pieces of the puzzle you are trying to do when using Caer. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-005: The Verb Caer in Spanish – Part 2 – The Impersonal Se with Caer – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

The Verb Caer in Spanish

A podcast for Intermediate and Advanced Spanish students about the use of the accidental SE in combination with the verb Caer. I know sometimes you might be unsure about using the pronoun SE with this verb. There are contexts where you need to place it, so the sentence makes sense, and you sound natural. This podcast will give you the key you need. Moreover, I hope this series of four podcasts become the pieces of the puzzle you are trying to do when using Caer. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-004: The Verb Caer in Spanish – Part 1 – Caer vs Caerse – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

Caer vs caerse

A podcast for Intermediate and Advanced Spanish students about the verb Caer and the Caerse. I know you are having problems deciding which one to use. We have the use of Caer, and then Caerse, we also ad sometimes a pronoun Se, and other times the sentences you here have an expression with Caer in it. In summary, there are different ways to use this verb, and it is important to know which use of the verb to use in which contexts. I hope these series of four podcasts become the pieces of the puzzle you are trying to do when using Caer. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-003: Facts about Spain – Spanish Culture and Traditions – Intermediate Spanish Podcast

spanish traditions

A podcast for Intermediate Spanish students to help you understand our culture and traditions. Sometimes you arrive in a country, and you see behaviours that are odd, and you wonder why native people are acting like that. Other times you misunderstand them, or maybe you feel stressed out about trying to fit when living abroad. In this podcast, I am giving you tips so you feel more comfortable with the culture. Morever, I explained what is well seen, and what is not. Stay with me! Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-002: Understanding Ya vs. Todavía. Intonation Matters – Part 2 – Intermediate – Up-Beginner Spanish Podcast

Ya or Todavia

A podcast for Intermediate, or Up-Beginner Spanish students about how to use these two adverbs, and which intonation to use with them to be able to send the message you want to send to your recipient. We express more than you think when you translate a sentence containing ya or todavía word by word. The meaning of many of these sentences is not always evident by just knowing what every word in the sentence means. Many times they are included in questions that are not real questions, but judgmental sentences. Let me teach you all this! Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

I-001: Understanding Ya vs. Todavía. Intonation Matters – Part 1 – Intermediate – Up-Beginner Spanish Podcast

ya vs. todavia

A podcast for Intermediate, or Up-Beginner Spanish students about how to use these two adverbs, and which intonation to use with them to be able to send the message you want to send to your recipient. We express more than you think when you translate a sentence containing ya or todavía word by word. The meaning of many of these sentences is not always evident by just knowing what every word in the sentence means. Many times they are included in questions that are not real questions, but judgmental sentences. Let me teach you all this! Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

A-001: Ways to Say No in Spanish – Advanced Spanish Podcast

More ways to say no in spanish

A podcast for Advanced Spanish students to understand and practice how to say no in Spanish without mentioning that word. Native speakers use phrases, and specific intonation to express disagreement in Spanish which is difficult to understand if you don’t have this information. I am giving you a list of them, and I am pronouncing them with the correct intonation so you can practice with them. Also, you will find out which ones are used in formal contexts, and which ones in informal ones. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

B-003: Tú vs Usted – Beginner Spanish Podcast.

Tu vs Usted

It is time for you to start making decisions when speaking in Spanish, and one of these decisions is deciding between the use of USTED or the use of TÚ when speaking to someone. In this podcast I will talk about the use of both in Latin America and Spain, what are the similarities and differences between them in this regard. I will also teach you about the use of VOSOTROS and USTEDES. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

B-002: Ordering Breakfast in Spain -Beginner Spanish Podcast

What can I have for breakfast in spain

A podcast for beginner Spanish students about ordering breakfast in Spain. We will talk about the regular food we eat during our breakfast time, or how to order the coffee that you usually like. All in Spanish aimed at Beginner Spanish learners and up. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

IA-003:English Words Commonly Used in Spanish – Intermediate-Advanced Spanish Podcast

English words spanish speakers use in conversation

A podcast for upper-intermediate-to-advanced Spanish students about how English terms are affecting our conversations. Sometimes we might adopt a word from English because it is from the technology field, “it was born in English.” For some words there is no Spanish equivalent and we just accept the English word and insert it into our language. But for others, after the Spanish word was created, people continued using the English word. We are so used to the anglicism that without it, we are lost. Let’s talk about some of those words. This podcast is spoken in Spanish aimed at intermediate-to-advanced Spanish learners. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

IA-002: Where Salsa Music Comes From – Part 2 – Intermediate-Advanced Spanish Podcast

Where does salsa music comes from Part two

A podcast for intermediate-to-advanced Spanish students about the origins and evolution of salsa music. Many people have no idea about the African roots of salsa music. This podcast tells the story of how the music African slaves played and danced to ended up providing the indispensable rhythm around which many latin music genres developed, how it spread around the world, evolved in the USA, and spread again. All in Spanish aimed at intermediate-to-advanced Spanish learners. Part 2 of 2. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

IA-001: Where Salsa Music Comes From – Part 1 – Intermediate-Advanced Spanish Podcast

Where does salsa music comes from Part one

A podcast for intermediate-to-advanced Spanish students about the origins and evolution of salsa music. Many people have no idea about the African roots of salsa music. This podcast tells the story of how the music African slaves played and danced to ended up providing the indispensable rhythm around which many latin music genres developed, how it spread around the world, evolved in the USA, and spread again. All in Spanish aimed at intermediate-to-advanced Spanish learners. Part 1 of 2. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation

B-001: Teach Yourself Spanish Pronunciation – Vowels – Beginners Spanish Podcast

– Vowels –Teach Yourself Spanish Pronunciation

A podcast for Beginner Spanish students about how important pronouncing vowels correctly is, with examples of what can go wrong when they do not do it accurately. First, it goes into each isolated vowel sound. Then, it increases the pace gradually while mixing vowel sounds. And finally, it has an exercise with funny sentences, some of them make no sense at all. The reason for this is that a vowel is being mispronounced. Therefore, the word where that vowel is included becomes a different word, which results of a crazy sentence. Students will have to guess which sentences match the given options. Visit www.fluentinspanish.org for the Spanish transcription and English translation