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Learn Spanish with Doorway To Mexico. A fun Spanish podcast designed for intermediate and advanced students who want to learn Latin American Spanish from Mexico. Join Paulina and her students as they travel through Mexico and engage in Spanish conversations with locals from different regions of the country. Along the way, we'll explore the rich language and diverse cultural history that Mexico has to offer. Visit us at DoorwayToMexico.com

Learn Spanish with Doorway To Mexico. A fun Spanish podcast designed for intermediate and advanced students who want to learn Latin American Spanish from Mexico. Join Paulina and her students as they travel through Mexico and engage in Spanish conversations with locals from different regions of the country. Along the way, we'll explore the rich language and diverse cultural history that Mexico has to offer. Visit us at DoorwayToMexico.com
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Learn Spanish with Doorway To Mexico. A fun Spanish podcast designed for intermediate and advanced students who want to learn Latin American Spanish from Mexico. Join Paulina and her students as they travel through Mexico and engage in Spanish conversations with locals from different regions of the country. Along the way, we'll explore the rich language and diverse cultural history that Mexico has to offer. Visit us at DoorwayToMexico.com

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Episodes

Tourists Stopped by Police in Mexico

4/23/2017
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Learn advanced Spanish while enjoying our fun exploration of the myths and truths behind what some people call the most corrupt police force in North America, la policía de México.

Duration:00:19:56

A Drive through Mexico City with a Spanish Language Tour Guide

4/16/2017
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The Baxters hire a driver for a tour through trendy neighborhoods within the sprawling metropolis of Mexico City. During the round table discussion, Paulina addresses the myths and realities about tourist safety in Mexico.

Duration:00:26:14

The Doctor Visit - Spanish Lessons to Describe Aches and Pains

4/9/2017
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Michael suffers a mild injury while on vacation and Julie insists that he see a local doctor in Mexico City. During the platica with Michael and Julie, Paulina discusses some of the options tourists have if they get injured while traveling in Mexico.

Duration:00:20:04

Learn Conversational Spanish on the Metro in Mexico

4/2/2017
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The Baxters venture underground to ride on the Mexico City Metro, one of the largest and busiest subway transit systems in the world. We discuss the challenge of pickpockets, the crushing crowd, rush hour and much more.

Duration:00:29:28

Latin American Spanish for Travel: Renting a Car

3/26/2017
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The Baxter family wants to see more of the Mexican Riviera so they head to a car rental agency and choose a Jeep for the road trip. Later, we talk about common challenges tourists face when driving in Mexico.

Duration:00:20:19

Spanish Conversation at a beach store

3/19/2017
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Today the Baxter family stops into a local shop in Cancun to buy a few beach supplies in preparation for a day at the beach.

Duration:00:21:08

Advanced Spanish for Dating and Relationships

3/12/2017
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Julie strikes up a conversation with a friendly patron at a local bar who tells us a little about her relationships with men and about the dating scene where she lives.

Duration:00:21:47

Learn to Speak Spanish with the Cleaning Lady

3/5/2017
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Today's dialogue is filled with useful Spanish vocabulary related to the home and general house cleaning. Learn common Spanish phrases to help you speak with someone cleaning your home.

Duration:00:17:47

Vacation Rental Spanish

2/26/2017
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For their stay in Cancun, the Baxters opt for a short-term vacation rental in a high-rise condo complex rather than a hotel. This Spanish conversation features una agente de bienes raíces (a real estate agent) who uses a wide range of Spanish vocabulary related to the home.

Duration:00:18:18

Spanish Curse Words

2/19/2017
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Learn Spanish curse words when Michael has a lively discussion with a couple of loose-lipped party goers who drop a wide range of Spanish swear words at each other. Afterward, we have a fun time translating some of the more colorful Mexican Spanish expressions from the dialogue and Paulina helps us distinguish the mild Spanish curses from the more vulgar ones.

Duration:00:40:45

Teens using Mexican Spanish Slang at a Fiesta

2/12/2017
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We'll review popular Mexican Spanish slang words after we get a chance to eavesdrop on two teenagers having a youthful conversation which is full of colloquial phrases and Mexican slang expressions.

Duration:00:20:15

Spanish for Tourists - Asking to Take a Photo

2/5/2017
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While visiting the ancient Mayan pyramids in Chiapas, Mexico, the Baxter family asks a local teenager to take their picture and Dani ends up making a new friend.

Duration:00:15:12

At the Pharmacy in Mexico - a Spanish podcast for travel sickness.

1/29/2017
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Julie comes down with a bad case of Montezuma's Revenge, so the family heads to a local pharmacy in search of a remedy. Did she get sick from drinking the water? We'll find out when we address the facts and myths about drinking the water in Mexico.

Duration:00:21:45

Taxi Ride in Mexico

1/22/2017
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The Baxter family is taking a taxi to a local restaurant and chat with the driver about various topics along the way. Afterward, Paulina addresses the customs and safety concerns about taxis in Mexico.

Duration:00:21:45

Learn Spanish Phrases for Shopping - Intermediate and advanced

1/15/2017
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Latin American Spanish phrases and expressions related to clothing, how items fit and much more. Today, Julie and Danielle are out window shopping and stumble onto a sale at a trendy boutique in Mexico City. We'll examine several common Mexican Spanish phrases and expressions that you can use in everyday situations.

Duration:00:15:59

Ordering Food in Spanish at a Mexican Restaurant

1/9/2017
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Learn Spanish for your next visit to a Mexican Restaurant. The Baxter family sits down to lunch at a sidewalk patio of a restaurant in Mexico City. In this episode, we'll learn different ways to order food in Spanish and we'll discuss related topics, such as how to ask for substitutions and side dishes.

Duration:00:22:27

Asking For Directions in Spanish

1/2/2017
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Even with a GPS app on every smart phone, tourists in Latin America may still need to ask a local for directions. In this episode, Michael gets directions to a restaurant from a vendor at a Mexican street market.

Duration:00:20:41

Negotiating Prices in Spanish at a Mexican Street Market

12/26/2016
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We're going to learn Spanish negotiation vocabulary as Michael attempts to show off his Spanish skills by haggling prices with a vendor at a local street market in Mexico. In this episode, we cover how tourists can sharpen their negotiating skills in Spanish.

Duration:00:22:41

Intermediate and Advanced Spanish for Travel. The Hotel Check-In

12/19/2016
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Michael and his family check into their hotel in Mexico and work with the receptionist to upgrade their room. In this episode, we cover useful vocabulary for hotel travel and look at the translation of several other travel related Spanish expressions.

Duration:00:22:10

The Coffee Shop. Learn Spanish phrases for ordering drinks at a cafe

12/12/2016
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The Baxter family stops in a trendy coffee house or -cafecito- in Mexico City to sample a delicious cup of Mexican coffee. In the bonus discussion, we talk about Mexico's coffee culture, delve into the Mexican slang word "güey," and much more.

Duration:00:20:44