Poor accent nixes decent content
I tried this podcast because of the wide variety of subjects and number of podcasts available but I couldn't keep going with it: Spencer's American-accented Spanish is very distracting to me and good pronunciation is key for new students. It was just too grating having grown up in San Antonio and traveled in Spanish-speaking countries, where fluid pronunciation of Spanish can be musical. I much prefer the Coffee Break Spanish series because the instructor's Spanish accent is excellent, and I enjoy his Scottish accent when he is speaking English. I think Spencer knows what he's talking about, and some of his information is useful, but his accent drove me toward other resources.Read full review »
AdrianEC via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/15/07
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David has great cadence and pronunciation. He moves slowly through the phrases and keeps the listener engaged. This is clearly the best spanish learning podcast I've listened to.Read full review »
Lucky Number Thirteen via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/13/07
just wanted to say how great this podcast is. I wish there were educational podcasts when i was in school.I have learned so much from these pocasts----great job----jim fahey
jf86 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/14/06
This podcast suffers from two fatal flaws. First, the teacher has an unbearable American accent with painfully long and flat vowels - think "estaah" instead of "esta," "bow-lay-toe" instead of "boleto," etc. Second, and more importantly, the content is a lesson...Read full review »
MarvinTheParanoidAndroid via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/02/07
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