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Dominican Spanish 101

Dominican Spanish 101

By Tamara Marie & Kesia Sosa
Learn authentic Spanish as it's spoken in the Dominican Republic. This podcast gives you conversational Spanish lessons so you can talk to native Spanish speakers from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana. Join your hosts Tamara Marie and Kesia Sosa as we make it easy to understand one of the most challenging Caribbean Spanish dialects.
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7 Dominican Spanish Words and Expressions You Didn’t Know 🇩🇴
It’s not only the accent that makes Dominican Spanish unique.  There are hundreds of words and expressions that you’ll only hear in the DR.   In this episode, we’re joined again by Kesia Sosa to review 7 Dominican words and expressions you probably don’t know.  So let’s get you prepared for your next trip to Punta Cana or conversation with friends from the Dominican Republic. (Note: This is a rebroadcast from the Learn Spanish Con Salsa podcast) Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Sign up for a free trial of the Dominican Spanish 101 Course at https://www.dominicanspanish101.com/freetrial > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
25:21
October 24, 2020
Why You Can’t Understand Dominican Spanish Speakers 🇩🇴
You may have noticed that Dominicans don’t speak the same way you may have been taught in your Spanish classes.   You might even feel like they’re speaking an entirely different language in the Dominican Republic! Not to worry – we’re diving into all the specifics in this week’s episode about Dominican Spanish.  We'll talk with Kesia from the Spanish Con Salsa team  about what makes Dominican Spanish different, characteristics of the Dominican accent, and hacks to better understand Dominican Spanish speakers. (Note: This is a rebroadcast from the Learn Spanish Con Salsa podcast) Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Sign up for a free trial of the Dominican Spanish 101 Course at https://www.dominicanspanish101.com/freetrial > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
21:17
October 17, 2020
Dos amigos hablando por teléfono 🇩🇴
Phone conversation between 2 friends talking about celebrating Semana Santa.   Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
10:29
October 10, 2020
Describing People in the Dominican Republic 🇩🇴 10
Learn words you'll hear used to describe people in the Dominican Republic.  Kesia tells us all about how to describe greedy people, family members that overstay their welcome, someone who is all talk and no action, and more. Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Sign up for a free trial of the Dominican Spanish 101 Course at https://www.dominicanspanish101.com/freetrial > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
18:32
October 3, 2020
Hanging Out with Friends 🇩🇴 9
Kesia shares common words you'll hear when hanging out with friends in the DR, including 3 different ways to party.  Listen to find out how to ask someone to go out for drinks or to watch a baseball game. Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Sign up for a free trial of the Dominican Spanish 101 Course at https://www.dominicanspanish101.com/freetrial > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
17:54
September 26, 2020
Dominican Drinks Part II 🇩🇴 8
In this episode, we talk about more Dominican drinks.  Find out the favorite breakfast beverage, plus a unique drink that Kesia says Tamara has to try on her next trip to DR. Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish Lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
18:16
September 19, 2020
Dominican Drinks Part I 🇩🇴 7
Learn all about bebidas dominicanas (Dominican drinks) to accompany your Dominican cuisine.  Kesia tells us all about the most popular drinks from the Dominican Republic, and Tamara shares her favorite drink for a hot day on the beach. Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish Lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
19:02
September 12, 2020
Dominican Cuisine Part II 🇩🇴 6
In part 2 of our conversation about Dominican cooking, we talk about the versatility of the plátano in Dominican cooking.  We also settle the controversy over 2 dishes claimed by another island but have their roots in the DR. Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish Lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
15:55
September 5, 2020
Dominican Cuisine 🇩🇴 5
In this episode, Kesia tells us about typical breakfast, lunch, and snack foods in the Dominican Republic.   We also talk about the unique way Dominicans make rice and why you can never use a non-stick pan. Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish Lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
19:36
August 29, 2020
Talking About Food 🇩🇴 4
Kesia shares 4 expressions you can use at meal time in the Dominican Republic.  Learn how to say you're stuffed when you've had more than enough to eat, and to express disgust when something looks less than appetizing. Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish Lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
10:10
August 22, 2020
Dominican Spanish Expressions with the Word 'Chivo' 🇩🇴 3
Learn six different ways to use the word chivo in the Dominican Republic.  While it can be literally translated as goat, it also has many different meanings in the Dominican Republic.  Kesia shares the various expressions that use the word chivo and their meaning in this episode. Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish Lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
13:31
August 15, 2020
Talking About Transportation 🇩🇴 2
Learn 4 words and expressions related to transportation Dominican Republic.   Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish Lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
12:09
August 8, 2020
Dominican Spanish Greetings 🇩🇴 1
Learn how to greet someone in the Dominican Republic, whether you're talking to a friend or a group of people.  Kesia shares common Dominican Spanish greetings and, more importantly, how you can respond and sound natural speaking Spanish. Get the show notes with all the vocabulary from season 1 when you sign up for the Dominican Spanish 101 Audio Course at DominicanSpanish101.com Learn conversational Spanish the way it's spoken in the Dominican Republic > Schedule a Spanish Lesson with Kesia and learn more Dominican Spanish: spanishconsalsa.com/kesia > Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
17:27
August 1, 2020
Welcome to Dominican Spanish 101! 🇩🇴
Subscribe Now!  Learn authentic Spanish as it's spoken in the Dominican Republic Follow us on Instagram @dominicanspanish101
00:14
July 4, 2020