Notes in Spanish Conversations
Notes in Spanish Conversations
Notes in Spanish Conversations
Real Spanish conversations for Advanced and Inspired Intermediate Spanish learners, to help you learn all the real Spanish you’ll never find in a classroom. Ben and Marina cover culture, news, life, Spain and more to help you progress fast with your Spanish.
NIS Conversations - La Vida Es Yoga
Ben and Marina discuss Marina's other life as a Yoga instructor, Ben's strangest ever class in Spanish, and why when your life is full up, you just have to say 'la vida es yoga'. Get the transcript at notesinspanish.com
Jan 27, 2019
12 min
NIS Conversations - Mileuristas y Aristocratas
Ben and Marina look at class distinctions in Spain, and how the 'new rich' has got as much to do with TV and Hola magazine as it has with being an aristocrat in Spain. Get the transcript at www.notesinspanish.com
Jan 21, 2019
13 min
NIS Conversations - Camino de Santiago
Ben and Marina discuss one of Marina's obsessions, the Camino de Santiago, our experience of it this summer, and how you can find it almost anywhere. Get the transcript at www.notesinspanish.com
Jan 14, 2019
11 min
NIS Conversations - Idiomas - Bebes Contra Adultos
Ben and Marina discuss the astonishing language-recognition and acquisition capabilities of babies, how this power drops off after puberty, and how we make up for this as adult learners. Get the transcripts at www.notesinspanish.com
Jan 6, 2019
11 min
NIS Conversations - Locos Por El Deporte
Ben and Marina discuss the Spanish newspaper Marca, it's astounding readership figures, and what it says about Spanish culture. We look at sport in Spain, and a day Marina shone on the basketball court. Get the transcript at www.notesinspanish.com
Dec 30, 2018
11 min
NIS Conversations - 8 Arquetipos Espanoles
Ben and Marina discuss one of their favourite films, 8 Apellidos Vasquos, and how it is filled with typical comedy archetypes, asking, how close are these to real-life Spain? Get the transcript at www.notesinspanish.com
Dec 23, 2018
12 min
NIS Conversations - 7 Curiosidades Navideñas
Ben and Marina discuss 7 Spanish Christmas curiosities that you may not be aware of - have you eaten cardo? Or been a victim of the 'día de los inocentes'? Get the transcript at www.notesinspanish.com
Dec 17, 2018
11 min
NIS Conversations - Madrid Central
Ben and Marina discuss 'Madrid Central', a new plan to reduce pollution in the centre of Madrid. We look at why it has taken so long and the link with Spanish politics and the Spanish character. Get the transcript at www.notesinspanish.com
Dec 9, 2018
11 min
NIS Conversations - Vamos a Jugar
Ben and Marina discuss play, and why it is so important in both children's and adults' lives, plus how difficult it can be for adults to just let go and have a fun, purpose-less time. Get the transcript at www.notesinspanish.com
Dec 2, 2018
12 min
NIS Conversations - Espanoles Longevos
Ben and Marina discuss news that the Spanish will soon surpass the Japanese in life-expectancy. We look at the reasons why, from diet, to culture, and way of life. Pick up the transcript at www.notesinspanish.com
Nov 25, 2018
10 min
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