Learn and Travel Now Spanish Podcast

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Building a community of lifelong Spanish Language learners! This podcast series is created by our Native Spanish Teachers talking about various topics, in an effort to improve comprehension and listening skills for all levels of Spanish learners.

Episodio# 40 - Talking about Thanksgiving
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11/26/2022

Episodio# 40 - Talking about Thanksgiving

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the tradition of Thanksgiving.  How did it start?  What is it all about?  We all have stories about this tradition from learning about it in school and celebrating it with our families.  There are many versions of this holiday, some good, some bad, but the idea of giving thanks for what we have and what we appreciate is the focus.

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?  


Episodio# 39 - Three colorful places to visit!
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11/19/2022

Episodio# 39 - Three colorful places to visit!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about three colorful places to visit in this world.  We have talked about natural wonders in previous episodes, but do you know what this is referring to?  Listen to today's podcast to find out!

How many do you know?  How many have you visited or have an interest in visiting?


Episodio# 38 - Talking about the life of Selena Quintanilla
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11/12/2022

Episodio# 38 - Talking about the life of Selena Quintanilla

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the life of Selena Quintanilla.  You have probably watched the movie "Selena" and know the story, but did you know that Selena sang songs in Spanish before she know the Spanish language?  

Make sure you mix up your Spanish language learning by using Spanish songs in your learning process.  Not only are you learning Spanish, but you are having fun!


Episodio# 37 - Halloween
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11/05/2022

Episodio# 37 - Halloween

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the famous tradition of Halloween.  We all know this holiday, but do you know the story behind it?  

Do you know the variations of how this holiday is celebrated in Latin American countries?


Episodio# 36 - Proverbs and Sayings
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10/30/2022

Episodio# 36 - Proverbs and Sayings

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about some of the famous proverbs and sayings that you may have heard or may have been passed down from one generation to another.

How many can you identify?  What are some that you have been told?


Episodio# 35 - Legends of Peru
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10/22/2022

Episodio# 35 - Legends of Peru

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about some of the famous myths and legends of Peru.  

In previous episodes, they talked about legends and tales about  Latin American people.  This episode expands on that, but focuses on the great country of Peru.  Did you know any of them? 


Episodio# 34 - Fun facts about Latin America
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10/08/2022

Episodio# 34 - Fun facts about Latin America

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about fun facts surrounding the continent of Latin America.  Latin America is filled with different cultures, different customs, different foods, just to name a few.  What differences have you noticed?   What similarities?  What is your favorite?  Where have you visited so far?


Episodio# 33 - Talking about Argentina
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10/01/2022

Episodio# 33 - Talking about Argentina

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about Argentina.  Have you ever visited the country?  Is it on your bucket list?  

There is such a wide variety of dialects and words that are different within the Latin American world.  As you increase your ability to speak Spanish, try to see if you can tell the differences and learn some new words along the way!


Episodio# 32 - Talking about "Myths about Latin Americans"
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09/24/2022

Episodio# 32 - Talking about "Myths about Latin Americans"

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about "Myths about Latin Americans".  What myths do you believe about Latin Americans?  Are they true?  What myths are there about you and your culture?  The more you understand about different cultures, the easier it will be to communicate with people.


Episodio# 31 - Talking about "La Comuna 13"
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09/17/2022

Episodio# 31 - Talking about "La Comuna 13"

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about "La Comuna 13".  If you visit Medellin, Colombia, it is a must see!  This community has had a violent past, but is now a famous tourist attraction.  This podcast talks about the history and the transformation of this incredible place.    


Episodio# 30 - How to talk about physical sensations!
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09/10/2022

Episodio# 30 - How to talk about physical sensations!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about physical sensations.  This is sometimes a tough subject when learning Spanish, have you struggled in this area when trying to describe how you feel?  Ask your teacher for more examples in your next class!


Episodio# 29 - Forbidden Places to Visit
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09/05/2022

Episodio# 29 - Forbidden Places to Visit

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about places that are forbidden to visit.  These places are often dangerous.  Do you know where they are?  Have you heard of them before?  Do you know of any others that are similar to this list?  



Episodio# 28 - The 7 modern wonders of the world!
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08/27/2022

Episodio# 28 - The 7 modern wonders of the world!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the 7 modern wonders of the world, a little different from a previous Episodio when they talked about older wonders of the world.  There are some amazing places in this world, make sure you include them in your bucket list!  Not only does learning a new language open you up new cultures, but also to meeting new people and feeling comfortable talking to people!


Episodio# 27 - Influential Women of the Hispanic World
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08/20/2022

Episodio# 27 - Influential Women of the Hispanic World

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk a little bit about some of the most influential women of the hispanic world, most likely, women you didn't even know had an impact on the hispanic world.  Who are some of your favorite most influential people? 


Episodio# 26 - Ways to express your opinion in Spanish
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08/13/2022

Episodio# 26 - Ways to express your opinion in Spanish

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about different ways to express your opinion in Spanish.  In the Spanish language, expressing your opinion is in the culture, so make sure you spend time learning different ways of expressing yourself.  This can be a little tricky for some learners, so ask your teacher to expand on this topic in your next class!


Episodio# 25 - The famous "La feria de las flores" in Medellin, Colombia
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08/09/2022

Episodio# 25 - The famous "La feria de las flores" in Medellin, Colombia

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the famous "La feria de las flores" in Medellin, Colombia.  Have you ever been to it?  How many traditional places have you visited in Latin American countries that include these type of events?  There are many, so you have many to visit and you can practice your Spanish speaking skills as well!


Episodio# 24 - Talking about the 7 Wonders of the World
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07/30/2022

Episodio# 24 - Talking about the 7 Wonders of the World

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the 7 Wonders of the World.  Do you know what they are?  Listen to the podcast and see if you can identify them in Spanish.



Episodio# 23 - Giving Orders and Advice in Spanish!
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07/23/2022

Episodio# 23 - Giving Orders and Advice in Spanish!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about giving orders and advice in Spanish.  This is a tricky subject and one that requires a lot of practice, but is necessary and useful in everyday conversation.

As you learn the Spanish Language, you will have to memorize and practice the correct uses of these topics.  If you have any questions, please have your teacher explain them in greater detail in your next class!


Episodio# 22 - Topics that generate confusion in Spanish!
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07/16/2022

Episodio# 22 - Topics that generate confusion in Spanish!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about some of the many topics that generate confusion with the Spanish Language.  We all know them, ser/estar, por/para, el/la... and many more.  

As you learn the Spanish Language, you will have to memorize and practice the correct uses of these topics.  If you have any questions, please have your teacher explain them in greater detail in your next class!


Episodio# 21 - The benefits of reading in Spanish!
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07/09/2022

Episodio# 21 - The benefits of reading in Spanish!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the the benefits of reading in Spanish!  There are many types of learners out there and some people think that reading is boring.  This episodio gives you a few tips and benefits of reading in Spanish.  It's all about mixing it up and making your learning experience as enjoyable as possible.  If you are a learner that does not like to read much, find topics that are interesting to you first, so that you are reading about something you find inte...


Episodio# 20 - The Differences between Spanish in Latin America and Spain
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07/02/2022

Episodio# 20 - The Differences between Spanish in Latin America and Spain

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the differences between Spanish in Latin America and Spain.  This is always an interesting topic!  This episodio gives you a few of those differences and there are many more!  It's important to know these differences, especially if you plan on visiting different Spanish speaking countries!  


Episodio# 19 - The Mexican Culture!
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06/26/2022

Episodio# 19 - The Mexican Culture!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about Mexico and its' culture, food, and the many things that make up this wonderful country.  Have you been to Mexico?  What parts did you enjoy?  When visiting other Latin American countries, do you notice the dialect changes in the Spanish language?


Episodio# 18 - Introduction to our 30-day Immersion Challenge
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06/18/2022

Episodio# 18 - Introduction to our 30-day Immersion Challenge

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk something we have been excited to do for some time!  We are introducing our first 30-day Immersion Challenge.  We hope everyone will sign up, it is totally FREE and Immersion is the best way to learn a language!  It is open to all levels of learning and we know you will benefit from participating! 


Episodio# 17 - Motivation on learning a new language!
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06/11/2022

Episodio# 17 - Motivation on learning a new language!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about strategies and tips that they use and share with their students on staying motivated when learning a new language!  It is tough and can sometimes be frustrating, but finding a good balance and making the process enjoyable will help you stay motivated.  We all learn differently, so pay attention to your learning habits and try to incorporate them in your daily life.  This will help you stay motivated and push through to fluency!


Episodio# 16 - Songs of the 80's for practicing Spanish
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06/04/2022

Episodio# 16 - Songs of the 80's for practicing Spanish

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers take you back to the 80's with music!  Listening and singing to music is a great way to have fun, but to also learn new vocabulary in Spanish.  Who said learning a new language had to be boring?  Check out this episode and get some great tips! 


Episodio# 15 - Breaking the Ice in Conversations!
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05/28/2022

Episodio# 15 - Breaking the Ice in Conversations!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about how to initiate conversations, or things you can do to help when starting a conversation in Spanish!  This is the most difficult part for new students, but you have to break through the mold and speak.  Speaking earlier in the learning process will go a long way to helping you feel more confident and learning the language faster!


Episodio# 14 - Hobbies
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05/21/2022

Episodio# 14 - Hobbies

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about Hobbies and what they do in their spare time.  What do you do in your spare time?  Hopefully, learning Spanish is one of those passions!  


Episodio# 13 - Reggaeton
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05/14/2022

Episodio# 13 - Reggaeton

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the different artists behind this popular Latin American style of music.  Are you a fan?  Listening to music is a fun way to learn Spanish!  Take a look at our blog, we talk about the benefits of music when learning a new language.


Episodio# 12 - The Benefits of Traveling to Latin America
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05/07/2022

Episodio# 12 - The Benefits of Traveling to Latin America

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the benefits of traveling to Latin America, especially when learning the Spanish language.  You can immerse yourself in the culture and the life.  It is the best way to learn a language since you will be testing your Spanish skills the entire time.


Episodio# 11 - Latin American Idioms
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04/30/2022

Episodio# 11 - Latin American Idioms

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about idioms of Latin American countries.  Do you know them?  How many are you hearing for the first time.  It's important to familiarize yourself with them when visiting Latin American countries.


Episodio# 10 - The Life of Pablo Escobar - Part 2
04/23/2022

Episodio# 10 - The Life of Pablo Escobar - Part 2

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers continue the story of Pablo Escobar.  Wouldn't it be nice to build your own prison and hang out with your friends, continuing to enjoy the luxuries of life?  Listen to the continuation of last week's episode!


Episodio# 9 - The Life of Pablo Escobar - Part 1
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04/16/2022

Episodio# 9 - The Life of Pablo Escobar - Part 1

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers introduce someone we have all heard about, Pablo Escobar.  Do you know what the phrase "plata o plomo" means?  Listen to this week's Part #1 Episodio to find out!


Episodio# 8 - Latin Superstitions!
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04/09/2022

Episodio# 8 - Latin Superstitions!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about famous latin superstitions.  Maybe you have heard similar stories from your past or childhood?


Episodio# 7 - Talking about the Past
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04/02/2022

Episodio# 7 - Talking about the Past

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers introduce the different forms of talking about the past in Spanish!


Episodio# 6 - Legends of Latin America
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03/26/2022

Episodio# 6 - Legends of Latin America

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers introduce different legends and fairytales that are popular in Latin America!  They introduce stories and legends that are learned from early childhood among latin american culture.  


Episodio# 5 - Introduction to Venezuela and its' natural wonders!
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03/19/2022

Episodio# 5 - Introduction to Venezuela and its' natural wonders!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers introduce the wonderful country of Venezuela and talk about the many natural wonders within the country.  This is the first of many podcasts regarding Venezuela, as we begin to explore more about the country, the culture, and the people!


Episodio# 4 - Introduction to Colombia!
03/08/2022

Episodio# 4 - Introduction to Colombia!

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers introduce the wonderful country of Colombia and talk about the many beautiful cities within the country.  This is the first of many podcasts regarding Colombia and the beautiful things it has to offer!


Episodio# 3 - Interviewing a Current Student and Tips on Learning Spanish
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02/27/2022

Episodio# 3 - Interviewing a Current Student and Tips on Learning Spanish

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk to a current student and get his tips on learning Spanish and what things have worked for him.


Episodio# 2 - Tips for learning Spanish
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02/19/2022

Episodio# 2 - Tips for learning Spanish

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the many tips of learning Spanish.


Episodio# 1 - Benefits of Learning Spanish
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02/13/2022

Episodio# 1 - Benefits of Learning Spanish

In this episode, our native Spanish teachers talk about the many benefits of learning Spanish.