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Learn Spanish: Notes in Spanish Inspired Beginners

Ben Curtis and Marina Diez

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Ben and Marina bring you real conversations and natural language to help you start speaking the Spanish you'll never find in a text book. With over 100 Spanish podcasts to their names with the popular Intermediate and Advanced series, the "Inspired B...Show More
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21:57 | Aug 20th, 2008

Today we look at timetables in Spain and the UK, and more cool Spanish phrases as usual! See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet, and to sign up for our free newsletter and report.

26:10 | Aug 13th, 2008

We look at useful vocab and phrases for shopping and money, and have a real Spanish conversation on changing shopping habits in Spain. See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.

24:35 | Aug 6th, 2008

It's Para time! In the last episode we tackled Por, and this time we cover its partner in crime, Para. See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet with a complete list of all the uses of Para.

27:55 | Jul 30th, 2008

It's Por and Para time! In this episode we start with a complete rundown of Por. See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet, including all of the key grammar notes for Por.

26:14 | Jul 23rd, 2008

Lots of Spanish vocab and phrases for music today, and an insight into Marina's music tastes in days gone by! See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.

22:31 | Jul 2nd, 2008

Ben and Marina introduce the Past Perfect tense, and talk about a terrible event in Valencia. See notesinspanish.com to pick up the accompanying worksheet.

25:44 | Jun 25th, 2008

Ben and Marina look at words and phrases connected with eating, ordering, and dealing with waiters in Spanish bars and restaruants, plus a rundown of the best Spanish tapas. See notesinspanish.com to comment and pick up the accompanying worksheet.

30:29 | Jun 18th, 2008

It's time to tackle Ser and Estar! Plus some extra listening practice for the Past Tenses. See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.

24:08 | Jun 11th, 2008

More great conversation starters and useful phrases, with a touch of football for making friends with blokes! See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.

24:01 | Jun 4th, 2008

We look at great conversation openers in Spanish to help you out at parties, when you meet new poeple, with intercambios and more. See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.

0:00 | Jan 16th, 2008

This week we discuss Amazon's Kindle, a revolutionary device that could change the way we read. See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.

19:47 | Jan 9th, 2008

This week we look at how two key past tenses, the Preterito Imperfecto and the Preterito Indefinido, can be used together to tell a great story. See notesinspanish.com for the accompanying worksheet.

17:29 | Jan 2nd, 2008

Nada, nadie, ninguno... this week we explore the Spanish negatives! See notesinspanish.com for the accompanying worksheets.

23:03 | Dec 26th, 2007

We look at which past tense to use to talk about things we used to do in the past. See notesinspanish.com to pick up the accompanying worksheet.

23:27 | Dec 19th, 2007

Happy Christmas! A special show full of Christmas vocab, and details of Christmas in Spain. See notesinspanish.com for the accompanying worksheet.

22:55 | Oct 22nd, 2007

When was the last time you...? We look at how the Preterito Indefinido past tense is used to talk about things that happened in the past. See notesinspanish.com for more details and the accompanying worksheet (includes transcript and translation of t...Show More

16:47 | Oct 15th, 2007

How to arrange to meet someone, and how to make excuses to get out of meeting someone! See notesinspanish.com for more details!

17:48 | Oct 8th, 2007

This week we look at the future tense in Spanish, and talk about our vision of the world in the future. See notesinspanish.com to pick up the accompanying worksheet.

17:16 | Oct 1st, 2007

In this episode we look at ways of giving advice in Spanish. See notesinspanish.com for full details and to pick up the worksheet.

19:19 | Sep 24th, 2007

Ben and Marina look at how the perfect tense is used to talk about experiences we have had in our lifetimes. See notesinspanish.com for more details and the accompanying worksheet.

22:39 | Aug 17th, 2007

After a pretty busy month Ben and Marina talk about ways to relax! See notesinspanish.com for details and to pick up the worksheets.

20:22 | Aug 10th, 2007

Ben and Marina decide it's time to make some changes around the house. See notesinspanish.com for more details and accompanying worksheets.

17:56 | Aug 3rd, 2007

Ben and Marina are arguing in Spanish so that you can too! See notesinspanish.com for more details and to pick up the accompanying worksheets.

22:01 | Jul 27th, 2007

This week Ben and Marina look at useful ways to say how often things happen, and talk about their shopping habits. See www.notesinspanish.com for more information on the accompanying worksheets.

25:51 | Jul 21st, 2007

Ben and Marina discuss the effects the summer and the heat have on life in the capital. See www.notesinspanish.com for more details and to find the accompanying worksheets.

16:31 | Jul 5th, 2007

Today's podcast is about a typical weekend for Ben and Marina in Madrid. See notesinspanish.com for more details and to find the accompanying worksheets.

16:36 | Jun 28th, 2007

Today Marina and Ben describe various members of their family, including 007! See notesinspanish.com for more details and the accompanying worksheets.

17:21 | Jun 21st, 2007

Ben and Marina talk about Madrid, where they live now, and Ben's old city, Oxford. Have a look at notesinspanish.com for more information, and to pick up the accompanying worksheet.

16:04 | Jun 14th, 2007

Ben and Marina talk about their upcoming trip to Thailand. Find out more and pick up the accompanying worksheet pack at notesinspanish.com

16:52 | Jun 7th, 2007

Hola and Welcome to the first Notes in Spanish Inspired Beginners Podcast! See notesinspanish.com for full details and to pick up the accompanying worksheet pack.