Do you get confused by "gustar" and other similar verbs? Learn about "reverse construction" verbs, and use them to sound more natural in your Spanish.
Learn a few Spanish jokes, guaranteed to make your audience groan.
All about those little things that you can say to structure a story, and bring it to life.
Learn all about those little phrases and words which Spanish speakers use to keep conversations going, show their understanding, interrupt people, and more!
Learn useful verbs and constructions to help solve problems
Learn some of the tell-tale signs of a learner Spanish accent
We cover some useful and authentic ways of paying someone a compliment in Spanish
Specific language you can use for when you need to make an excuse in Spanish
Learn different ways and structures that you can ask for favours in Spanish
We explore 6 common and useful Spanish proverbs that you can start using in your conversations right away
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.
Learn important vocabulary and phrases for when you are out and about on the roads in Spain and Latin America.
Learn the subtle art of complaining in Spanish
Learn the vocabulary and phrases you’ll need should you ever have to pay a visit to the doctor or pharmacy.
Learn the latest Spanish vocabulary around social networks, and communication in the digital age. How are social networks changing Spanish (as well as English)? How do you say "update", "upload", "download", "tag", and other important "digital verbs"? What is "a like" in Spanish?
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…
Building on our previous podcast about how to tell the time, we now give you a few ways that you can arrange to meet with someone. We also take a quick look at the conditional.
Learn how to tell the time in Spanish, along with other time related phrases.
Using "adverbs of frequency" to talk about how often you do things, how to ask "how often", and using the incredibly useful verb "soler"
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!