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Notes in Spanish Advanced

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... Now with transcript pages and worksheets! Visit notesinspanish.com for details. See our Notes in Spanish Intermediate podcast too!

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NIS Advanced 096 - Los Bomberos

Marta worked in a UK school for a while this year, and her experiences highlight just why the Brits can be uptight and the Spanish much more relaxed! It's all about the firefighters! See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.

11mins

29 May 2008

Rank #1

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NIS Advanced S2 - 19 - El Arte de Relajarse

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

14mins

9 Apr 2018

Rank #2

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NIS Advanced S2 - 01 - Minimalismo y Felicidad

Ben and Marina discuss 'La Magia del Orden', a book that has changed their lives, and the relationship between living with minimal possessions and clutter, and our happiness. Pick up the worksheets with full transcript at www.notesinspanish.com

11mins

20 Nov 2017

Rank #3

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NIS Adv 070 - Los Toros

Marina and Ben discuss a new law in Spain aimed to protect some animals... but not all...See notesinspanish.com for more details and the full transcript/worksheet.

12mins

23 Mar 2007

Rank #4

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NIS Adv 067 - Fidel

The ethics of tourism... see notesinspanish.com for a full transcript/worksheet and to comment.

9mins

3 Mar 2007

Rank #5

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NIS Adv 062 - El Vino

What are the Spanish drinking these days? See notesinspanish.com for a full transcript/worksheet...

10mins

26 Jan 2007

Rank #6

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NIS Adv 066 - Las Tres "Erres"

Marina talks to Isabel, an expert in the conservation of natural resources. See notesinspanish.com for the transcript/worksheet.

12mins

23 Feb 2007

Rank #7

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NIS Adv 065 - San Valentin

How did you spend San Valentin this year? See notesinspanish.com for full detials and to pick up the accompanying worksheet.

10mins

17 Feb 2007

Rank #8

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NIS Advanced S2 - 17 - La Etiqueta en España

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.

14mins

12 Mar 2018

Rank #9

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 61 - Don Quijote

Ben and Marina discuss Spain's most famous literary figure. See notesinspanish.com for details and to download the full transcript/worksheet.

11mins

19 Jan 2007

Rank #10

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NIS Advanced S2 - 18 - Generacion Movil

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

12mins

19 Mar 2018

Rank #11

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Notes in Spanish 34 - Kids on holiday

Flying home, and chatting about holidaying with kids in Spain.

14mins

10 Apr 2006

Rank #12

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Notes in Spanish 35 - Topicos

Ben and Marina talk about the stereotypes associated with Spain and the Spanish. A transcript for this podcast with vocab and exercises is available via Notesfromspain.com

16mins

20 Apr 2006

Rank #13

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NIS Adv 073 - Una Boda Multicultural

Antonio tells Marina about his multi-cultural wedding in Sevilla. See notesinspanish.com to pick up the transcription/worksheet.

10mins

27 Apr 2007

Rank #14

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NIS Advanced 094 - Ser Mujer en la Epoca de Franco

What was it like to be a young woman in Franco's times? Marina talks to the mother of a great friend. See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.

12mins

15 May 2008

Rank #15

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Notes in Spanish 37 - Dialectos and Lenguas

Ben and Marina discuss the topic of dialects and language in Spain.

14mins

11 May 2006

Rank #16

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NIS Advanced S3 - 09 - Bienvenido Introvertido

Ben and Marina discuss introverts, our need for time out, creativity, group think and more. Visit notesinspanish.com to pick up the accompanying worksheets.

10mins

18 May 2020

Rank #17

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NIS Adv 077 - La Muerte de la Siesta

Is the siesta really on its way out? What other changes is Europe forcing upon an unsuspecting Spain? See notesinspanish.com for more details and to pick up the accompanying worksheets.

12mins

7 Sep 2007

Rank #18

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 53 - Dia de Todos los Santos

As people all over Spain gather at relatives' graves to celebrate All Saint's day, Marina and Ben take a walk in the park and discuss public holidays and strange naming conventions in Spain. See notesinspanish.com for full details and to pick up the worksheet and transcript.

10mins

8 Nov 2006

Rank #19

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NIS Advanced 095 - Adopciones

We discuss adoptions in Spain, and a recent terrible case from Argentina. See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.

11mins

22 May 2008

Rank #20