Rob and Lis both tell a story about their experiences of dealing with the authorities, in Spain and Colombia. This lesson is focused on comprehension, so be sure to follow along with the transcript if you struggle.
Spanish phrases and conversation for a wide range of common scenarios
If you’ve got an idea of the very basics of Spanish, this course is for you. Join Rob and Lis in these communication focused podcasts, and learn useful Spanish phrases and expressions for a range of every day scenarios. Over 16 beginner podcasts, you’ll learn how to express yourself like a native, using authentic Spanish as actually used today. Go beyond the textbook!
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Learn important vocabulary and phrases for when you are out and about on the roads in Spain and Latin America. Here’s a taste of what you’ll learn:
- Some rules of the road in Spanish
- Driving verbs, such as “back up”, “pull over”, and “give way”
- All of the types of road and weird road signs you’ll see!
One thing that we’ve noticed since living together is how different we feel about mornings and evenings. Liz is a morning person, and Rob is definitely not…
Useful phrases for some of the most intense “conversations” you can have: arguments! Tempers may be running high, so it’s always good to have a stock of phrases that you can fall back in should you ever be unfortunate enough to have an argument with a Latino/a or Spaniard!
Learn how to express your inner self, whether good or bad. We also introduce to the verb “sentirse” – to feel. This is a reflexive verb, so needs a little extra attention when we conjugate it. Also, learn about how using “poner” and “dar” can be used in a cool way to describe your emotions!