Advanced Spanish with Spanish Obsessed
Advanced Spanish with Spanish Obsessed
Spanish Obsessed
Advanced Spanish - lively and natural Spanish conversations around a range of engaging topics. Couple Liz and Rob (Colombian and English) share anecdotes, Spanish vocabulary, phrases, and much more in a series of real conversations. Rob's not a native speaker, so you can hear Liz correct him occasionally, as well as hear her crystalline Colombian Spanish. We also interview other guests, providing a range of different accents from all over the Spanish speaking world. Learn slang from various regions of Spain, Colombia, Mexico, and more. We update once to twice a week, so make sure that you subscribe using the button on the left. Also, check out our world of Spanish material, articles, and general Spanish love at!
Advanced 31: La Gestión Urbana
Rob talks with Lis’ sister, Judith. Judith recently completed her Masters in La Gestión Urbana (Urban Management), and discusses the current global migration to cities, amongst other topics.
Jun 15, 2018
23 min
Advanced 29: Education
Rob, Lis and Colombian friend Dani talk about the education systems of UK vs Colombia and Latin America
Jun 4, 2017
17 min
Advanced 30: Ser popular
Rob and Lis talk about being popular, having friends, and how to maintain contact in the age of social media…
Jun 4, 2017
14 min
Advanced 28: Interviews
How important is the interview process for finding a job? Lis and Rob discuss their experiences in interviews in both English and Spanish, and how difficult the process can be.
Jun 3, 2017
17 min
Advanced 27: News of a kidnapping
We recently had the opportunity to talk with Gilberto Torres, who was kidnapped by Colombian paramilitaries and held captive for 42 days several years ago. Gilberto was a Trade Union leader, and was kidnapped for organising strikes and getting in the way of some big business interests. He's taking BP to court in London for events surrounding his kidnapping, and in this podcast he tells his story.
Oct 25, 2015
19 min
Advanced 25: Nuria de España
Meet Javi, from Valladolid in Spain. He works near London as a Spanish teacher, and in this podcast he chats with Liz about teaching in the UK, how he finds English school children, and whether he wants to go back to Spain. Transcription coming hopefully before too long!
Sep 13, 2015
9 min
Advanced 26: A very brief gastronomic tour of Spain
Continuing with Javi (and Castillian Spanish), Rob talks food - a mutually shared passion. We take a gastronomic tour around Spain, Javi gives us his opinion on English food (hint: it's not all bad), and Rob provides some constructive criticism for Spanish restaurants! Transcription on its way soon.
Sep 13, 2015
13 min
Advanced 24: Nuria de España
Meet Nuria, from Alicante, Spain. Believe it or not, despite being called “Spanish Obsessed”, Nuria is the first Spanish person we’ve actually interviewed on the site! She talks to Rob about moving from Spain, and what she’s up to in London.
Mar 15, 2015
13 min
Advanced 23: Vanessa de Argentina
We welcome another friend to Spanish Obsessed. Meet Vanessa, who's come to London from Argentina. She talks with Rob about her beloved country, and how she's getting on in her new life in England!
Dec 14, 2014
17 min
Advanced 22: Conversación de copas y niñas
Liz takes the time to have a chat with our Mexican friend Mariana about all sorts of girly things – mainly men. What’s the difference between the Latin and European man? This, and more “relationship advice” from two Latinas.
Dec 9, 2014
15 min
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