ESpeak Spanish Podcast

ESpeak Spanish Podcast

By Shandon Williams
Created as a resource for anybody who wants to learn Spanish. This podcast will allow you to improve your understanding in a fun, engaging way while also giving you an insight into Spanish-speaking countries.
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Gabriela Mistral y Pablo Neruda: dos poetas de Chile

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Una introducción a Nicaragua
Episode 18 of the podcast brings us onto Nicaragua, one of the Spanish-speaking countries in Central America. Practise your Spanish while learning all about this country, including how it has the largest lake in Central America. ESpeak provide online Spanish teaching to get students speaking, aimed at adult learners and those preparing to travel to Spanish-speaking countries. Check out our website for more info: https://espeak.online Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak.online We're on Instagram too! @espeak.online We would be extremely grateful if you could leave us a review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher, as this will help us to grow the podcast and reach the people who can benefit from our content.
09:44
February 26, 2020
Uruguay - el país de muchas buenas estadísticas
Uruguay is the second-smallest country in South America, but ranks very highly on a multitude of different global indicators! Learn all about these in this week's episode, plus how it was the first country to completely legalise cannabis!  ESpeak provides online Spanish teaching to get students speaking, aimed at adult learners and those preparing to travel to Spanish-speaking countries. Check out our website for more information: https://espeak.online Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak.online We're on Instagram too! @espeak.online We would be extremely grateful if you could leave us a review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher, as this will help us to grow the podcast and reach the people who can benefit from our content.
15:00
February 19, 2020
Bolivia - Uyuni y los 37 idiomas oficiales del país
One of the most interesting aspects of Bolivia is that there are 37 official languages, even if Spanish does play the biggest role. Listen to learn about these different languages, while also learning some general information about Bolivia and a bit about the main draw for tourists to the country - the Salar de Uyuni! ESpeak provides online Spanish teaching to get students speaking, aimed at adult learners and those preparing to travel to Spanish-speaking countries. Check out our website for more information: https://espeak.online Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak.online We're on Instagram too! @espeak.online We would be extremely grateful if you could leave us a review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher, as this will help us to grow the podcast and reach the people who can benefit from our content.
11:03
February 12, 2020
La Crisis de los Misiles en Cuba
In this episode we speak about Cuba, one of the most well-known Spanish-speaking countries, which is located in the Caribbean Sea. Unlike previous eps, in this one we are going to focus on a specific historical event that formed a significant part of the Cold War - the Cuban Missile Crisis! Listen to learn all about this event while improving your Spanish at the same time. - ESpeak provides online Spanish teaching to get students speaking, aimed at adult learners and those preparing to travel to Spanish-speaking countries. Check out our website at https://espeak.online - Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak.online - We're on Instagram too! @espeak.online  - We would be extremely grateful if you could leave us a review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher, as this will help us to grow the podcast and reach the people who can benefit from our content.
12:45
February 5, 2020
El Salvador - el país más densamente poblado de América Central
In Episode 14 of the podcast, learn all about El Salvador, including information about the civil war that took place for 12 years, a lot of information about their economy (including their use of the US Dollar as the official currency) and their big deforestation problem! Want to take online Spanish lessons with us? Check out our website at https://espeak.online Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak2019 We're on Instagram too! @espeak.online
10:30
January 22, 2020
Gabriela Mistral y Pablo Neruda: dos poetas de Chile
Chile is a country that has produced many great poets and writers over the years. We would have loved to speak about all of them in this episode, but we've decided to pick two that we think have been two of the most influential in Gabriela Mistral and Pablo Neruda! Listen to learn all about these two, and to practice and improve your Spanish at the same time! (P.s. they're both Nobel Prize winners!!) Want to take online Spanish lessons with us? Check out our website at https://espeak.online Follow us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/espeak2019 We're on Instagram too! @espeak.online
12:45
January 15, 2020
La Crisis en Venezuela: un pequeño resumen
This episode is less positive than our previous ones, but it is a situation that has to be spoken more about! The situation in Venezuela is a terrible one and one that should concern the whole world. Listen to this episode to practice your Spanish while learning a bit about the crisis, including some of the causes, the consequences that have occurred because of it and what's happened already in the one week of 2020 that has passed! Want to take online Spanish lessons with us? Check out our website at https://espeak.online Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak2019 We're on Instagram too! @espeak.online
11:24
January 8, 2020
Guinea Ecuatorial - el único estado hispanohablante en África
Es probable que Guinea Ecuatorial sea el país menos conocido de todos los países hispanohablantes. En este episodio hablamos un poco de la historia del país, de la demografía y si en realidad está en el ecuador! It's likely that Equatorial Guinea is the least well-known of all the Spanish-speaking countries. In this episode we speak a bit about the history of the country, the demography and if it actually lies on the equator! A podcast made for learners of Spanish. Want to take online Spanish lessons with us? Check out our website at https://espeak.online We're on Instagram too! @espeak.online
10:29
December 11, 2019
Guatemala y los mayas
Hola a todos! En este episodio del ESpeak Spanish Podcast hablo de la civilización maya, que tuvo sus orígenes en el país de Guatemala. Escucha para aprender sobre esta civilización, sus raíces, la avanzada que fue y su architectura! Practica tu español mientras aprendes sobre países hispanohablantes! Hello everybody! In this episode of the ESpeak Spanish Podcast, I speak about the Mayan civilisation, which had its origins in the country of Guatemala. Listen to learn about this civilisation, it's roots, how advanced it was and it's architecture! Practice your Spanish while you learn about Spanish-speaking countries! Want to take online Spanish lessons with us? Check out our website at https://espeak.online We put out daily Instagram content! @espeak.online
10:07
December 4, 2019
Lionel Messi: el futbolista argentino extraterrestre
Buenas - ya estamos en el periodo navideño! Esta semana en el podcast tenemos nuestra segunda biografía, esta vez sobre Lionel Messi, el futbolista increíble de Argentina quien ha logrado tanto en su carrera - y todavía no se ha jubilado! Escucha para practicar tu español y informarte sobre este hombre! Hey - we're now in the Christmas season! This week on the podcast we have our second biography, this time on Lionel Messi, the incredible footballer from Argentina who has achieved so much in his career - and he hasn't even retired yet! Listen to practice your Spanish and learn all about this man! Want to take online Spanish lessons with us? Check out our website: https://espeak.online We're on Instagram too! @espeak.online
10:31
November 27, 2019
Nicoya: zona azul de Costa Rica
Las zonas azules son regiones del mundo donde la gente tiende a vivir más años del promedio mundial y los centenarios son muy abundantes. Una de estas zonas se encuentra en Costa Rica! Escucha para aprender sobre las zonas azules y por qué la gente en estas zonas es más longeva! Blue zones are regions of the world where people tend to live longer than the worldwide average, and there is an abundance of centenarians. One of these zones is found in Costa Rica! Listen to learn about blue zones and why people in these zones live longer! Want to take online Spanish lessons with us? Check out our website at https://espeak.online Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak2019 We're on Instagram too! @espeak.online
13:23
November 20, 2019
Ecuador y las Galápagos
Esta semana en el ESpeak Spanish Podcast, hablamos del archipiélago de las Galápagos, las islas muy relacionadas con la investigación de Charles Darwin. Mejora tu nivel de español mientras aprendes de esta región muy interesante! This week on the ESpeak Spanish Podcast, we speak about the archipelago of the Galapagos, the island very much associated with the research of Charles Darwin. Improve your level of Spanish while learning about this very interesting region! Want to take online Spanish lessons with us? Check out our website at https://espeak.online Every episode has a transcript! Head to https://espeak.online/podcast Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak2019
11:13
November 14, 2019
El Canal de Panamá
Hola! Esta semana hablamos de una construcción tan impresionante y tan importante en cuanto al comercio internacional - el Canal de Panamá. Escucha para aprender sobre la historia del canal y mucho más! Hey! This week we talk about a structure which is so impressive and so important in terms of international trade - the Panama Canal. Listen to learn about the history of the canal and much more! Want to take online Spanish lessons with us? Check out our website at https://espeak.online Every episode has a transcript! Find them at https://espeak.online/podcast Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak2019
12:09
November 7, 2019
Día de los Muertos - la tradición mexicana
Feliz Halloween! Hoy hablaré de una celebración muy bien conocida que tiene lugar en México a comienzos de noviembre cada año - Día de los Muertos!  Happy Halloween! Today I'm going to speak about a very well-known celebration that takes place in Mexico at the start of November every year - Día de los Muertos! Want to take online Spanish speaking sessions or tutoring classes with us? Have a look at our website at https://espeak.online Looking for the transcripts for the episodes? Head to https://espeak.online/podcast Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak2019
11:27
October 31, 2019
Shakira - la 'reina del pop latino' de Colombia
Este episodio es una corta biografía sobre alguien quien es probable que conozcan - Shakira! La superestrella es una persona tan impresionante, no sólo por su música sino también por lo que ha logrado además de eso, de lo que vamos a hablar en este episodio! This episode is a short biography about someone you are probably familiar with - Shakira! The worldwide superstar is such an impressive person, not only because of her music but also because of what else she has achieved, which we'll talk about in this ep! Want to take online Spanish speaking sessions or tutoring classes with us? Have a look at our website at https://espeak.online Looking for the transcripts for the episodes? Head to https://espeak.online/podcast Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak2019
10:00
October 24, 2019
República Dominicana - el destino más visitado del Caribe
En nuestros primeros dos episodios analizamos dos de los países hispanohablantes más populares, pero en este episodio vamos a examinar el destino turístico más popular en todo el Caribe - la República Dominicana! Our first two episodes covered two of the more popular Spanish-speaking countries, but in this ep we're gonna look at the most popular tourist destination in the whole Caribbean - the Dominican Republic! Want to take online Spanish speaking sessions or tutoring classes with us? Have a look at our website at https://espeak.online Looking for the transcripts for the episodes? Head to https://espeak.online/podcast Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak2019
08:07
October 17, 2019
Machu Picchu - la maravilla del mundo de Perú
Hola! Hoy vamos de viaje a Perú y el lugar donde todos los estudiantes "gap year" y estudiantes del año en el extranjero quieren sacar una foto - Machu Picchu! Hablaré de la historia del lugar y sobre todo quién descubrió esta maravilla del mundo moderno de veras! Hi! Today we're taking a trip to deepest, darkest Perú and looking at the place all gap year and year abroad students want to get a photo at - Machu Picchu! I'll be speaking about the history of the place, and especially looking at who really "discovered" this Wonder of the Modern World Want to take online Spanish speaking sessions or tutoring classes with us? Have a look at our website at https://espeak.online Looking for the transcripts for the episodes? Head to https://espeak.online/podcast Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak2019
13:02
October 10, 2019
España y las corridas de toros
Buenas! En este episodio voy a dar una pequeña historia sobre las corridas de toros en España, cómo son y hablaré un poco sobre las opiniones muy contrarias en cuanto a las corridas. Que disfruten! Hey! In this episode, I'm going to give a brief history about bullfighting in Spain, what the bullfights are like and I'll speak briefly about the very contrasting opinions that exist around bullfighting. Enjoy! Want to take online Spanish speaking sessions or tutoring classes with us? Have a look at our website at https://espeak.online Looking for the transcripts for the episodes? Head to https://espeak.online/podcast Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/espeak2019
12:26
October 3, 2019
Bienvenidos al ESpeak Spanish Podcast!
Welcome! The ESpeak Spanish Podcast will be a resource that students of Spanish will be able to use to improve their Spanish in an interesting, engaging way! Here Shandon explains what the episodes will be like: they will almost completely be in Spanish to give you as much practice as possible, but English will be used at times to explain difficult concepts, so this podcast will be best for native English speakers who want to learn Spanish. Once again, welcome to the podcast and we'll see you in the first episode!
02:20
September 29, 2019