Puntos de Vista

Short, topical podcasts in Spanish for intermediate and higher

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PDV 7: La inmortalidad

A group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are “bio-hacking” themselves in a quest for immortality. Is this a good idea? What impact would this have on us as individuals, and on society as a whole?

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14:01

PDV 6: Elogio de la lentitud

We are all rushed off our feet, and modern technology just seems to add more to our ever-growing to-do list. We discuss an article in praise of slowness, and why we should all take a step back to smell the roses…

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16:37

PDV 5: Aprender un idioma

How do we feel learning and speaking a foreign language, and how does it change us and society? We discuss an article from La Semana

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15:29

PDV 4: La Salud Mental

Last week was Mental Health awareness week in the UK. We talk about the growing awareness of mental health around the world, and what we can do to look after our mental health.

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13:29

PDV 3: La Vacunación

A group of anti-vaxxers has been growing in Spain recently. What are their arguments against vaccination, and what are the impacts of their decisions?

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12:07

PDV 2: Los Datos Personales

In the UK, there was recent news that victims of sexual assault would be asked to hand their phones in to the police to progress the case. We discuss this, as well as the importance of personal data.

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12:26

PDV 1: El “Phubbing”

We discuss the modern-day phenomenon of “phubbing”, an English combination of “snub” + “phone”, that is starting to be used in Spanish.

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10:30