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“Let’s Have a Snack” – Elementary Spanish Lesson

31 Jul , 2015  

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Not hungry? Irrelevant… I can always eat. In today’s lesson we’ll talk about snacks and snack food, and we’ll talk about chorizo, both the Spanish kind and the Mexican kind. Mmmm….

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10 Cool Facts About the Spanish Language!

30 Jul , 2015  

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1. With 329 million native speakers, Spanish ranks as the world’s No. 2 language in terms of how many people speak it as their first language. It is slightly ahead of English (328 million) but far behind Chinese (1.2 billion). 2. Spanish has at least 3 million native speakers in each of 44 countries, making […]

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“Radio DJs” – Pre-Intermediate Spanish Lesson

29 Jul , 2015  

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Spanish language radio is everywhere in North America these days. But when you’re flipping through the channels and come across one of these stations, do you understand what the DJs are talking about? Check out this lesson to learn how to get every word.

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10 Tasty Spanish Foods!

28 Jul , 2015  

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1. Croquettes You can find Spanish a plate of croquetas in almost any restaurant or bar, each made to the establishment’s own recipe. It makes food comparison throughout Spain a delight, and not at all a bad idea for judging up a restaurant’s quality (hint: the traditional, scrubbed-down bars serve the best). While the creamy […]

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“News Broadcast” – Intermediate Spanish Lesson

27 Jul , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more Spanish lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Keeping up on the news and what’s going on in your community, country, and the world is important. This also includes Spanish-speaking communities where you […]

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“Booking a Room” – Upper-Intermediate Spanish Lesson

24 Jul , 2015  

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English?! Who needs English? Today in the big podcast, we’ll hear how to make a HOTEL RESERVATION in Spanish, with vocab that you can use anywhere from a five star hotel to a roadside motel where you pay by the hour. Don’t forget your credit card!

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7 Band’s Music to Learn Spanish From!

23 Jul , 2015  

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1. Amparanoia Her sometime-collaborator Manu Chao has said that Amparo Sánchez must have swallowed a microphone as a child, to have a voice like she does. And it’s true: her rich, powerful, bluesy voice is a pleasure to listen to, and a delight for language learners in its clarity. Amparo founded the group Amparanoia in […]

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5 Awesome Ways to learn Spanish!

21 Jul , 2015  

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1. Be Patient Many Spanish teachers advise us that students expect to learn Spanish too quickly and subsequently get disillusioned when it doesn’t happen. Take your time and don’t expect to be perfect straight away. Learning a new language should be attempted in small, manageable steps. Congratulate yourself on progress made and try to steer clear […]

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“Any plans for the weekend?” – Elementary Spanish Lesson

20 Jul , 2015  

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It’s Friday, baby! At least it is in today’s podcast! In the dialog today we’ll hear about how to ask your friends what their weekend plans are, and how to wish them well if for some reason their plans don’t include you. Don’t worry, you can make new Spanish-speaking friends, and still have a great […]

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“Flat Tire” – Upper-Intermediate Spanish Lesson

17 Jul , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more Spanish lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! A flat tire; now that will take the wind right out of your sails.  The sound of the blow-out; the abrupt loss of speed; the […]

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“More Meatballs” – Elementary Spanish Lesson

16 Jul , 2015  

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You can have them with pasta, in sandwiches, in soups… mmm… if albóndigas–meatballs–are not a part of your Spanish language learning experience yet… well they can be! In today’s lesson, you’ll hear how to say this word, as well as how to break it to your auntie that maybe you’ve had enough…

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“Gardening” – Elementary Spanish Lesson

15 Jul , 2015  

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Gardening; for some of us, it means getting back to the earth, working with your hands, being alone with your thoughts. For the rest of us, gardening means dirty hands, back pain, and hours of monotonous toil. After this lesson, you’ll be able to start talking about gardening in Spanish; whether or not you enjoy […]

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Some Great Spanish Websites for Spanish Learners

14 Jul , 2015  

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…Besides Real Deal Spanish of course. 1) Span¡shD¡ct Span¡shD¡ct is another of our top favorites. Other than your regular dictionary lookup, this one’s also rich in resources that are immensely helpful to every Spanish learner. For example, its articles on various aspects of the Spanish vocabulary, its word-of-the-day section, and a feature that lets you […]

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“Picnic” – Elementary Spanish Lesson

13 Jul , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more Spanish lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Get your wicker basket, strawberries, cream and finger foods ready! Today in the big podcast we’re going on a picnic. In the lesson, learn important […]

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5 Common mistakes Made by Spanish Speakers

10 Jul , 2015  

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1. Not using the present perfect This infamous mistake occurs due to the difference in sentence construction used in Spanish. When we’re talking about how long we have been somewhere in English, we say “I have been living in Ecuador for 3 years.” or “I have lived in Ecuador for 3 years.” However, in Spanish […]

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“Movie Tickets” – Beginner Spanish Lesson

9 Jul , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more Spanish lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! It’s movie time!  I’m ready for a big bucket of popcorn and an absurd amount of icy soda.  In the lesson today, someone has movie […]

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“Tell me what you know” – Elementary Spanish Lesson

6 Jul , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more Spanish lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Where were you on the night of? Don’t be a wise guy… Studying with OpenLanguage? Good alibi… Otherwise, you’re not getting off so easy! Today […]

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4 reasons to start studying Spanish today!

4 Jul , 2015  

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1. You’d be able to speak with the nearly 500 million native speakers! Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world behind Mandarin. Now that’s a lot of people. You could be one of those Spanish speakers! Imagine being able to communicate with 12% of the global population. Talk about opening up […]