Let's Talk Spanish

Let's Talk Spanish

By ESpeak
Improve your Spanish while learning about different aspects of Spanish-speaking countries! Designed for native English speakers to provide them with an engaging, informative resource to practise the language.
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Uruguay - el país de muchas buenas estadísticas

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Beginners' Corner 1: Introducing myself
For our second weekly episode, we're going to be making episodes aimed at beginners and people early in their Spanish learning journey! We know that all learners want to be able to listen to content in the language they're learning, but it can often be too difficult to understand. This will contain more straightforward words and grammar, to allow you to improve without finding things way too hard. Link to transcript: https://espeak.online/2020/03/29/transcript-beginners-corner-1 Please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/lets-talk-spanish/id1482588696) or Stitcher (https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/espeak-spanish-podcast) to let us know what you think!  ESpeak also offer online Spanish lessons to get you speaking confidently. See our website to find out more: https://espeak.online
06:48
March 29, 2020
J Balvin - representando la música latina a nivel mundial
Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin has risen to international fame over the past few years. Although he began his music career in 2005, it wasn't until around 2015 that he began to gain followers outside of South America. Now, he is well-known as one of the top Latino artists, demonstrated by his appearance in the Superbowl Halftime Show this year. Learn about his music success, his latest album 'Colores' and why he plans on singing in Spanish for his whole career, all in this latest episode. Please leave a review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher if you've liked this episode, as it will help us to reach more people who can benefit from our content: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/espeak-spanish-podcast Find the transcript in Spanish and English for this episode at https://espeak.online/category/podcast-transcripts/ ESpeak provides online Spanish lessons to get you speaking confidently. Find out more at https://espeak.online/
14:49
March 25, 2020
Honduras - Copán y otra información sobre el país
In the final episode of our first season, we speak about Honduras and give you lots of information about the country, including some of the main tourist attractions!  Find the transcript in Spanish and English for this episode at https://espeak.online/2020/03/11/podcast-episode-20-transcript/  ESpeak provides online Spanish lessons to get you speaking confidently, 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://www.facebook.com/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. You can review us on Stitcher at https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/espeak-spanish-podcast
10:32
March 11, 2020
El guaraní en Paraguay
Practise your Spanish in this episode of the ESpeak Spanish Podcast and find out all about guaraní, the indigenous language that is the most-spoken language in Paraguay, ahead of Spanish! Also find out some general information about the country, plus the threats facing this indigenous language. Find the transcript in Spanish and English for  this episode at https://espeak.online/2020/03/04/transcript-podcast-episode-19/ 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 at https://espeak.online/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/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: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/espeak-spanish-podcast
12:34
March 4, 2020
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. Find the episode transcript at https://espeak.online/2020/02/26/transcript-podcast-episode-18/ 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://www.facebook.com/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. You can leave a review here: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/espeak-spanish-podcast
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! And learn all this at the same time as learning Spanish! 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://www.facebook.com/espeak.online Find the podcast transcript at https://espeak.online/2020/02/19/podcast-episode-17-transcript/ 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. You can leave a review here: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/espeak-spanish-podcast
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://www.facebook.com/espeak.online Find the podcast transcript at https://espeak.online/2020/02/12/podcast-ep-16-transcript/ 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. Here's a link to leave a Sticher review: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/espeak-spanish-podcast
11:03
February 12, 2020
La Crisis de los Misiles en Cuba
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 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 while improving your Spanish. - 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://www.facebook.com/espeak.online - Find the transcript to this episode at https://espeak.online/2020/02/05/podcast-ep-15-transcript/ - 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. You can leave a Stitcher review at https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/espeak-spanish-podcast
12:45
February 5, 2020
El Salvador - el país más densamente poblado de América Central
In Episode 14, 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 the 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/ Find the transcript to this episode in Spanish and English at https://espeak.online/2020/01/22/podcast-ep-14-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/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, but we've picked two who have been two of the most influential - 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/ Find the episode transcript at https://espeak.online/2020/01/15/podcast-ep-13-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
12:45
January 15, 2020
La Crisis en Venezuela: un pequeño resumen
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/ Find the transcript to this episode in both Spanish and English at https://espeak.online/2020/01/08/podcast-ep-12-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
11:24
January 8, 2020
Guinea Ecuatorial - el único estado hispanohablante en África
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/ Find the episode transcript at https://espeak.online/2019/12/11/podcast-ep-11-transcript/ Follow our Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
10:29
December 11, 2019
Guatemala y los mayas
Hello everybody! In this episode, I speak about the Mayan civilisation, which had its origins in Guatemala. Listen to learn about this civilisation, it's roots, how advanced it was and it's architecture! Practice your Spanish while learning about Spanish-speaking countries! Want to take online Spanish lessons with us? Check out our website at https://espeak.online/ Find the transcript to the episode at https://espeak.online/2019/12/04/podcast-ep-10-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
10:07
December 4, 2019
Lionel Messi: el futbolista argentino extraterrestre
This week we have our second biography of the series, this time on Lionel Messi, the incredible Argentinian 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/ Find the transcript to the episode at https://espeak.online/2019/11/27/podcast-ep-9-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
10:31
November 27, 2019
Nicoya: zona azul de Costa Rica
Blue zones are regions of the world where people consistently live longer than the worldwide average. 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/ Find the podcast transcript at https://espeak.online/2019/11/22/podcast-ep-8-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
13:23
November 20, 2019
Ecuador y las Galápagos
This week on the podcast, we speak about the Galapagos, the islands 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/2019/11/22/podcast-ep-7-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
11:13
November 14, 2019
El Canal de Panamá
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/2019/11/07/podcast-ep-6-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
12:09
November 7, 2019
Día de los Muertos - la tradición mexicana
Happy Halloween! 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! Improve your Spanish while learning about iSpanish-speaking countries in the episodes of our podcast. 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/2019/10/31/podcast-ep-5-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
11:27
October 31, 2019
Shakira - la 'reina del pop latino' de Colombia
This episode is a short biography about someone you're 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/2019/10/24/podcast-ep-4-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
10:00
October 24, 2019
República Dominicana - el destino más visitado del Caribe
In this ep, we're gonna look at the most popular tourist destination in the whole Caribbean - the Dominican Republic! Listen to learn about the country and practise your Spanish listening at the same time1 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/2019/10/17/podcast-ep-3-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
08:07
October 17, 2019
Machu Picchu - la maravilla del mundo de Perú
In this episode, we're taking a trip to deepest, darkest Perú and talking about Machu Picchu, the place all gap year and year abroad students want to get a photo at. 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/2019/10/10/podcast-ep-2-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
13:02
October 10, 2019
España y las corridas de toros
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 this episode? Head to https://espeak.online/2019/10/03/podcast-ep-1-transcript/ Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/espeak.online
12:26
October 3, 2019