They are aimed to students with an intermediate and advanced level of Spanish,

✎ You can also read the text while listening and practice your reading skills.


SEASON 2

SEASON 2 -  Podcast 9 - Blog Entry 13

Short intro: The summer in south Spain is hot and you feel like drinking refreshing things. The "horchata" is one of the favourite summer drinks and, in my region (Comunidad Valenciana), it is a tradition. You can read the text that you'll find in the blog entry!

 

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SEASON 2 -  Podcast 8 - Blog Entry 12

Short intro: The 24th of June is near. In Alicante, we celebrate "Les Fogueres" with passion and party. This year they have been cancel due to Covid-19 but probably next year we can enjoy again "a la llum de les fogueres". Check what traditions are part of this festival! Listen in Spanish to learn more about Spain

 

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SEASON 2 -  Podcast 7 - Blog Entry 11

Short intro: Summer is one of people´s favourite seasons. It´s warmer, days are longer and we usually can get some days off. Then, we can travel, visit friends, eat ice cream... ¿How are holidays in Spain? Listen in Spanish to learn more about Spain

 

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 SEASON 2- Podcast 6 - Blog Entry 8

Short intro: Today is the first Sunday of May and in Spain that means Mother's day! It is a family day that it is celebrated in all the country. It's a day of family lunches, presents, visits to other family members and more. Read in Spanish a bit more about this day. Also, practice your listening with the podcast.

 

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SEASON 2 -  Podcast 5 - Blog Entry 7

Short intro: The Holy Week is a celebration that begins on Palm Sunday. During the Holy Week the streets of many towns and cities are filled with processions of "nazarenos" and beautiful religious floats carried proudly by float bearers. Listen and read the entry at the same time and learn much more!

 

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SEASON 2 -  Podcast 4 - Blog Entry 5

Short intro: Father's Day is a day where we honour our fathers. In Spain, it is celebrated on  March 19. Listen to learn a bit more about this date and practice your listening skills. Also, you can read this text in my blog.

 

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SEASON 2 -  Podcast 3 - Blog Entry 3

Short intro:

Saint Valentine's Day is celebrated every year in Spain on February 14th. It is not a bank holiday but it is quite popular among people to celebrate it on the day or later on during the following weekend. Read & listen more in Spanish about this day!

 

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SEASON 2 - Podcast 2 - Blog Entry 2

Short intro:

You may have noticed that Spanish names are quite long as they have more words than in other cultures. The reason are not middle names, as in Spain they are not really common, but it is due to our double surnames.

 

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SEASON 2 - Podcast 1- Blog Entry 1

Short intro:

On the 5th of January, we celebrate the "Noche de Reyes". A big parade brings the three Kings to town where they will deliver the presents to all children.

 

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SEASON 1

SEASON 1 - BLOG ENTRY 7

Short intro:

Gazpachos manchegos is a winter dish cooked in a "caldero" (big pot) with meat, bread and broth. The name also reminds of the cold soup named "gazpacho", but it is quite different. Read about this delicious dish and try the recipe.

 

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SEASON 1 - BLOG ENTRY 6

Short intro: 

All Saints' Day is a Christian festival that it is traditionally celebrated in Spain. In this blog post, I describe what we typically do during this day. In addition, you have the recipe of a typical sweet (buñuelos) that is prepared specially for this day.

 

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SEASON 1 - BLOG ENTRY 5

Short intro: “Back to school” is known today as the time when children and teenagers start the new academic year.  “La vuelta al cole” is in September. Here you have a post with information about the education system in Spain.

 

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SEASON 1 - BLOG ENTRY 4

Short intro: I am sure  you already heard about the wine of Rioja, which has a long history going back to the Middle Ages. This summer, I spend a week in the regions where the vineyards grow, visited wineries, learned about the wine, enjoyed the food, and visited marvellous monuments. Practice your Spanish listening skills with a text describing characteristics of the wine and the region. 

 

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