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Aprende español en 5 minutos... and stop being a beginner! Short podcasts for Spanish beginner students. You will find short grammar explanations, tips to learn Spanish from the beginning, advice to pass DELE exam and other recommendations and useful information to stop being a beginner just in 5 minutes every monday and thursday. Visit my webpage (https://learnspanishbeginner.com) to know more about me as a Spanish teacher, blogger and podcaster and, of course, to improve your Spanish!

Aprende español en 5 minutos... and stop being a beginner! Short podcasts for Spanish beginner students. You will find short grammar explanations, tips to learn Spanish from the beginning, advice to pass DELE exam and other recommendations and useful information to stop being a beginner just in 5 minutes every monday and thursday. Visit my webpage (https://learnspanishbeginner.com) to know more about me as a Spanish teacher, blogger and podcaster and, of course, to improve your Spanish!
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Aprende español en 5 minutos... and stop being a beginner! Short podcasts for Spanish beginner students. You will find short grammar explanations, tips to learn Spanish from the beginning, advice to pass DELE exam and other recommendations and useful information to stop being a beginner just in 5 minutes every monday and thursday. Visit my webpage (https://learnspanishbeginner.com) to know more about me as a Spanish teacher, blogger and podcaster and, of course, to improve your Spanish!

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Episodes

26. Problematic Spanish sounds and letters (V): Why "C" doesn't get well with "E" or "I"

5/22/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com Bienvenido o bienvenida, my dear beginner! In this podcast, we are going to face with a new problematic sound in Spanish. And, again, it happens because of this two troublemaker vowels "E" and "I". As you listened to in the podcast 23 with the consonant "G", the consonant "C" also doesn't get well with these two vowels.

Duration:00:03:44

25. Problematic Spanish sounds and letters (IV): Velarization and aspiration

5/19/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com Bienvenido o bienvenida, my dear beginner! In the previous podcast, you heard one of the most difficult sounds in Spanish: the velarization sound /X/ that you must pronounced everytime that you find a word written with "J" (jota, like, for example: JAMÓN, EJEMPLO, JIRAFA, JOTA, JUGAR) or with G+E or plus +I, for example GITANO (gipsy) or GENERAL...

Duration:00:02:32

24. Problematic Spanish sounds and letters (III): "G" and "J"

5/15/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com Bienvenido o bienvenida, my dear beginner! In the previous podcast, I told you what happen when "G" meets with E and I. I told you that you must pronounce this sonud as velarization /X/ and not as an English /G/ because this is the sound that you will find with the rest of the vowels. Besides, I told you that you can also find the combination GU+E or...

Duration:00:02:39

23. Problematic Spanish sounds and letters (II): Why "G" does not get well with "E/I"

5/12/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com Bienvenido o bienvenida, my dear beginner! In this third podcast about orthography and pronunciation problematic letters, we are going to see how vowels "E" and "I" can make pronunciation troubles when combines with some consonants. In the next podcasts I will tell you which consonants are problematic when they meet with E and I vowels. But, in this one,...

Duration:00:03:41

22. Problematic Spanish sounds and letters (I): "B" and "V"

5/8/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com Bienvenido o bienvenida, my dear beginner! We are going to begin with a serie of podcasts about varieties and particularities between pronunciation and ortography in Spanish. And we are going to begin, with an easy one: vamos a empezar con una fácil: the distinction between two letters but the same sound: B and V.

Duration:00:02:26

21. ¿Is Spanish pronounced in the same way as is it written?

5/5/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com Is it said that Español is written in the same way as it is pronounced, so, es decir, that if you know the basic pronunciation rules of Spanish, you will be able to read perfectly any text. However, eso NO es del todo verdad (it's not absolutely true). I explain you why in this podcast

Duration:00:03:25

20. Three important questions for your Spanish teacher

5/1/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/3-important-questions-for-your-spanish-teacher/ This month of Abril, I've been helping you with your first encuentro with your new Spanish teacher. · I gave you some advice about how to find the best teacher, · how to be polite when you contact with him · or about the importance about negotiate your short...

Duration:00:02:50

19. Fluency vs. Accuracy

4/28/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com Bienvenida o bienvenida my dear beginner... Whats better, being able to talk with extremately fluency despite making mistakes word after word or having an extremly accuracy in your Spanish but needing making pauses after 3 o 4 words? In this podcast we are going to talk about fluency and accuracy, two aspects that you need to take into account in your...

Duration:00:02:53

18. Short and long term objectives to learn Spanish

4/24/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com These month I'm talking about how you can begin to learn Spanish choosing the best Spanish teacher online. Some consecuenques of this succeed, came from when you are aware of where you are right now and where you want to begin to walk to. TRANSCRITPION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/set-long-and-short-term-goals-in-spanish/

Duration:00:03:31

17. The more polite you are, the more you will learn

4/21/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com Bienvenido o bienvenida my dear beginner... TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/the-more-polite-you-are-the-more-you-will-learn-ep-17/

Duration:00:02:34

16. Tips to choose a good online Spanish teacher

4/17/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/tips-choose-online-spanish-teacher/ BIenvenido o bienvenida my dear beginner... Are you learning Spanish throout Skype or Zoom? Have you decided to this language with a Spanish teacher? Do not have anyone yet but you are considering to begin with online lessons? In this podcast I am not going to recommend...

Duration:00:04:07

15. Spanish verbs (Basics V): Presente -ER/-IR verbs

4/14/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/spanish-verbs-basics-v-presente-de-indicativo-er-ir-verbs/ Bienvenido o bienvenida my dear beginner In the previous podcast, I explained you a basic and easy method to create your first verb in Spanish: CANTAR or to sing. That was the most common infinitive verb that you will find in SPANISH, I mean, verbs...

Duration:00:04:06

14. Spanish verbs (Basics IV): Presente -AR verbs

4/10/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/presente-spanish-verbs-ar/ Do you remember which three endings we can find in Spanish verbs? Do you remember which three kind of "infiinitivos" we can find in Spanish? If not escucha again (otra vez) the previous podcast because we need this information to be able to create our first spanish verbs in...

Duration:00:03:39

13. Spanish verbs (Basics III): Three endings, three infinitives

4/7/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/spanish-infinitive-verbs/ You must know that in Spanish we have, from the grammar aspect, three kind of verbs that ends in three different ways. So, if you learn these endings right now, you will be able to conjugate cualquier (any) verb whatever tense is it. Escucha con atención. 1. There are verbs that...

Duration:00:02:33

12. Spanish verbs (Basics II): Usted y ustedes

4/3/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/usted-ustedes/ In the last podcast I explain you the 10 personal pronouns that we have in Spanish or, at least, in the northen Spanish variation that I speak and that I teach to my students. But, we must add two more: USTED and USTEDES. If you are used to listen American Spanish, you probabily hearded this...

Duration:00:04:10

11. Spanish verbs (Basics I): personal pronouns

3/31/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com This month, Abril, I have prepared you a few podcasts related to verbs. Don't worry (No te preocupes) because we are going to begin from the beginning, my dear beginner. TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/spanish-personal-pronouns/

Duration:00:04:27

10 Tú, vosotros, usted, ustedes y vos

3/27/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/spanish-pronouns-tu-vosotros-usted-ustedes-vos/ Wait, wait... are you saying that in Spanish there are so many pronouns to refer to someone? What happens in America? Which one do I have to choose to talk with my Spanish friends?

Duration:00:04:10

09 Connect and review your Spanish

3/24/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/connect-and-review-spanish-ep-9/ Your Spanish learning process consists in 3 steps: introduce new content, practise it first in a formal way and then in communicative situations and, finally, review it again and again. Learning is not a insolated process, but a process that connect new elements with others...

Duration:00:03:45

08 El seseo

3/20/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/el-seseo-ep-8/ Sssssss.....ssssssss....sabesssss... que es.... el ssseeeseeoo?? Do you know what's seseo? Phonologic variation in Spanish in which the sound C sounds S. This is something that happen in some parts of Spain, such in some areas of Andalucías or Canary Islands, and of couse, is something...

Duration:00:03:28

07 Tools to USE the language from the beginning

3/17/2019
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Webpage: https://learnspanishbeginner.com My lessons: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/lessons-prices/ Email: info@learnspanishbeginner.com TRANSCRIPTION: https://learnspanishbeginner.com/tools-to-use-spanish-from-the-beginning-ep-7/ If I could convice you about the importance of “using” a language, in this podcast I will help you to use the language wherever you are from the beginning. Solo necesitas una conexión a Internet and to find the proper Spanish native (better if he/she is a...

Duration:00:03:29