Simple Stories in Spanish
Simple Stories in Spanish
Small Town Spanish Teacher
Simple Stories in Spanish is a weekly production of the Small Town Spanish Teacher. Listen along as she tells easy to understand stories to help you learn or practice the Spanish language. Wherever you are in your language journey, Simple Stories will help propel you forward. You can find transcripts of the stories at smalltownspanishteacher.com.
La Leyenda de la Pachamama
This third season of Simple Stories in Spanish is focusing on legends. Incan mythology tells of a mother of all living. She is la Pachamama, or Mother Earth. She controls fertility and the land and gives freely to those who give back to her and causes...
Nov 29
12 min
La Leyenda del Silbón
This third season of Simple Stories in Spanish is focusing on legends. A tall young man strolls the plains in the Llanos region of Venezuela. He is the Silbón, or Whistler. You know he is near when his whistle (silbato) is faint, but you are safe when...
Nov 15
15 min
La Leyenda de Quetzal
This third season of Simple Stories in Spanish is focusing on legends. In the middle of the Guatemalan flag there is a beautiful green bird with a bright red chest and a long flowing tail. It is the quetzal, a symbol of liberty and a nahual, or spirit...
Nov 8
13 min
La Leyenda de la Mocuana
This third season of Simple Stories in Spanish is focusing on legends. In the mountains of Nicaragua, a young woman roams the mountains inviting young men to come see her treasure. Those who follow la Mocuana visit a cave full of gold before...
Nov 3
14 min
La Leyenda del Caleuche
This third season of Simple Stories in Spanish is focusing on legends. In southern Chile there is an island named Chiloé. The people of Chiloé are fishermen. Thus many of their legends focus on the sea. The most famous legend from Chiloé is about a...
Oct 25
13 min
La Leyenda de Iztaccíhuatl y Popocatéptl
This third season of Simple Stories in Spanish is focusing on legends. Outside of Mexico City there are two impressive mountains. But perhaps, they are more than just mountains. According to legend, the mountains are two star-crossed lovers who couldn’t...
Oct 18
13 min
La Leyenda de La Llorona
This new season of Simple Stories in Spanish is focusing on legends. The most well-known legend of the Spanish-speaking world is that of “La Llorona” or the weeping woman. She floats near water in search of her lost children. But you must be careful,...
Oct 10
13 min
¿Cómo es mi familia?
Who is the Small Town Spanish Teacher? This second season of personal simple stories continues with an answer to the question “what is my family like?” (¿Cómo es mi familia?). My family is very special to me. It is both small (pequeño) and big (grande)....
Sep 15
12 min
¿Adónde voy yo?
Who is the Small Town Spanish Teacher? This second season of personal simple stories continues with an answer to the question “where do I go?” (¿Adónde voy yo?). I go to many lugares (places) within my typical week or year when I have the opportunity....
Sep 8
11 min
¿Dónde vivo yo?
Who is the Small Town Spanish Teacher? This new season of personal simple stories continues with an answer to the questions “where do I live?” (¿Dónde vivo yo?). When I first moved to the state (estado) of Colorado, I didn’t really like it. Over the...
Aug 30
12 min
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