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Ben and Marina bring you podcasts in high level Spanish covering culture, news, conversation, and all the cool words they never teach you in class...

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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