Learn Spanish: Notes in Spanish Inspired Beginners

By Ben Curtis and Marina Diez

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Learn Spanish with real conversations. Bringing you all the Spanish you'll never learn in a classroom.

Episode Date
NIS Beginners 030 - Horarios
21:57
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.
Aug 20, 2008
NIS Beginners 029 - Shopping and Money
26:10
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.
Aug 13, 2008
NIS Beginners 028 - Para
24:35
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.
Aug 06, 2008
NIS Beginners 027 - Por y Para 1: Por
27:55
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.
Jul 30, 2008
NIS Beginners 026 - La Musica
26:14
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.
Jul 23, 2008
NIS Beginners 025 - Robo en Valencia
22:31
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.
Jul 02, 2008
NIS Beginners 024 - Ir de Tapas
25:44
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.
Jun 25, 2008
NIS Beginners 023 - Ser y Estar
30:29
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.
Jun 18, 2008
NIS Beginners 022 - Odio el futbol
24:08
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.
Jun 11, 2008
NIS Beginners 021 - Intercambios
24:01
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.
Jun 04, 2008
NIS Beginners 020 - El Kindle
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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.
Jan 16, 2008
NIS Beginners 019 - Sydney
19:47
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.
Jan 09, 2008
NIS Beginners 018 - Nada de Nada
17:29
Nada, nadie, ninguno... this week we explore the Spanish negatives! See notesinspanish.com for the accompanying worksheets.
Jan 02, 2008
NIS Beginners 017 - Epocas Felices
23:03
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.
Dec 26, 2007
NIS Beginners 016 - Feliz Navidad
23:27
Happy Christmas! A special show full of Christmas vocab, and details of Christmas in Spain. See notesinspanish.com for the accompanying worksheet.
Dec 19, 2007
NIS Beginners 015 - La ultima vez
22:55
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 the Spanish section and full grammar and vocab notes).
Oct 22, 2007
NIS Beginners 014 - Quedar
16:47
How to arrange to meet someone, and how to make excuses to get out of meeting someone! See notesinspanish.com for more details!
Oct 15, 2007
NIS Beginners 013 - El Futuro
17:48
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.
Oct 08, 2007
NIS Beginners 012 - Yo Que Tu
17:16
In this episode we look at ways of giving advice in Spanish. See notesinspanish.com for full details and to pick up the worksheet.
Oct 01, 2007
NIS Beginners 011 - Experiencias
19:19
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.
Sep 24, 2007
NIS Beginners 010 - Este Mes
22:39
After a pretty busy month Ben and Marina talk about ways to relax! See notesinspanish.com for details and to pick up the worksheets.
Aug 17, 2007
NIS Beginners 009 - Cambios en Casa
20:22
Ben and Marina decide it's time to make some changes around the house. See notesinspanish.com for more details and accompanying worksheets.
Aug 10, 2007
NIS Beginners 008 - Discutir
17:56
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.
Aug 03, 2007
NIS Beginners 007 - Las Compras
22:01
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.
Jul 27, 2007
NIS Beginners 006 - El Verano en Madrid
25:51
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.
Jul 21, 2007
NIS Beginners 005 - El Fin de Semana
16:31
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.
Jul 05, 2007
NIS Beginners 004 - Nuestras Familias
16:36
Today Marina and Ben describe various members of their family, including 007! See notesinspanish.com for more details and the accompanying worksheets.
Jun 28, 2007
NIS Beginners 003 - Tu Ciudad
17:21
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.
Jun 21, 2007
NIS Beginners 002 - Vacaciones en Tailandia
16:04
Ben and Marina talk about their upcoming trip to Thailand. Find out more and pick up the accompanying worksheet pack at notesinspanish.com
Jun 14, 2007
NIS Beginners 001 - Hola!
16:52
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.
Jun 07, 2007