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A quick news update to let you know about our new Advanced podcast, Notes in Spanish Conversations. Sign up for the new podcast feed at notesinspanish.com

Direct download: Notes_in_Spanish_Advanced_-_News_Update.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:28am EST

Ben and Marina discuss what makes Madrid so magical - its lively plazas, classic neighbourhoods, bars and terraces, restaurants and centuries-old architecture. Get the transcript and worksheet at notesinspanish.com

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_20_-_Homenaje_a_Madrid.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Ben and Marina discuss the art of relaxation, the 'sobremesa', walking, reading, watching films, our relaxation secrets and much more. See notesinspanish.com for the the full transcript/worksheet

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_19_-_El_Arte_de_Relajarse.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:36am EST

Ben and Marina discuss the excessive use of smartphones and social networks in the younger generations, and what effect it can have on our minds, ability to reason, and even our democracy. See notesinspanish.com for the transcript/worksheet

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_18_-_Generacion_Movil.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:49am EST

Ben and Marina discuss etiquette in Spain, covering Spanish punctuality, inviting people to your home in Spain, and how to be polite with food. See notesinspanish.com for the full transcript and worksheet.

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_17_-_La_Etiqueta_en_Espana.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:21am EST

Ben and Marina talk about the endless ways of greeting people in Spain - should you shake hands, give two kisses, a hug, or a combination of all of them? Get the full transcript and worksheet at notesinspanish.com

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_16_-_Saludos_Espanoles.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:43am EST

Ben and Marina discuss a new device that translates real time conversations into different languages on the go, and ask if it's the end of language learning - no way! See Notesinspanish.com for the transcript/worksheet

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_15_-_El_Amor_Por_Los_Idiomas.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:07am EST

Ben and Marina discuss Paco de Lucia, the famous flamenco guitarist who took this very Spanish music onto the international stage. See notesinspanish.com for the accompanying worksheets.

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_14_-_Paco_de_Lucia.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:28am EST

Ben and Marina discuss why everyone is stressed these days, the number of things we have going on in life, the quantity of inputs overwhelming us all, and how to solve this 21st century problem. Get the transcript/worksheet at notesinspanish.com

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_13_-_Como_Sobrevivir_al_Siglo_21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:14am EST

Ben and Marina discuss Cataluña, and the wonders of Catalan cuisine, landscapes, restaurants, pueblos, and of course, the great city of Barcelona. Pick up the worksheets to accompany this podcast at notesinspanish.com

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_12_-_Cataluna.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:18am EST

Ben and Marina discuss the idea that Denmark is the happiest country on earth because it brings up happy children that turn into happy adults. We examine how, and compare to Spain and the UK. Pick up the accompanying worksheet at notesinspanish.com

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_11_-_Ninos_felices_pais_feliz..mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:46pm EST

Ben and Marina discuss why Spain still has such a crazy timetable for shops, office work, meals, the roots of this problem in Franco's Spain, and if it can change. See notesinspanish.com for the worksheet/transcript for all episodes.

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_10_-_Horarios_Locos.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:29am EST

Ben and Marina discuss Musicophilia, life-changing moments and their relation to music, music in our lives, and musicality in Spain. See notesinspanish.com for the transcript/worksheet for this audio.

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_09_-_Musicofilia.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:09am EST

Ben and Marina talk about Cocido, a typical dish from Madrid that Marina's dad would eat 5 days-a-week in post civil war Spain and is now considered high cuisine . See notesinspanish.com for the transcript/worksheet

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_08_-_Cocido.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:39am EST

Ben and Marina discuss the presence of wild animals in cities, comparing Spain to Africa and India, and the unfortunate fate of some wild boars in a town near Madrid. See notesinspanish.com for the transcript/worksheet

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_07_-_La_jungla_en_la_ciudad.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:45am EST