Category Archives: Advanced Spanish Audio

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.20 – Homenaje a Madrid

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 20 Ben and Marina pay homage to Madrid, the city where Marina was born and Ben has lived since 1998.

We discuss the city’s most beautiful neighbourhoods, its classic bars and restaurants, and how the gentle art of meeting friends at one of the many terrazas in the city’s plazas may be where its real magic lies.

Photo: Back street, La Latina, Madrid

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.19 – El Arte de Relajarse

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 19 Ben and Marina discuss the art of relaxation. We look at how the after-lunch ‘sobremesa‘ is one of the most relaxing customs in Spain, and how it resembles an ancient Chinese concept of lazyness.

Plus we reveal all of our relaxation secrets, including walking, reading (travelling by novel! Recently with Isabel Allende…), films, yoga, and much more.

Photo: Calella de Palafrugell, Cataluña

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.18 – Generación Móvil

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 18 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.

We look at how many of the founders of these technologies now reject them for themselves and their children, and ask, is this just progress? Is the human being evolving in new ways? Or should we be looking more closely at this as a society?

Photo: Wall mural, “El que lee mucho y anda mucho, ve mucho y sabe mucho” – Miguel de Cervantes (He who reads a lot and walks a lot, sees a lot and knows a lot).

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.17 – La Etiqueta en España


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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 17 Ben and Marina discuss etiquette in Spain, covering Spanish punctuality, inviting people to your home in Spain, and how to be polite with food.

Are the Spanish generally punctual? How late will people arrive if you invite them to lunch? How late can you arrive at a restaurant? Can you refuse food at a friends house? Should you take the last croqueta on the plate? And what do the Spanish say about people that sing at the table while everyone is still eating?

Photo: Arriving on time by horse in the Jerez fiestas.

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.16 – Saludos Españoles

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 16 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?

If they are a neighbour, an old friend, an elderly lady? A persona a friend is introducing you to for the first time? How does this all differ for men and women, or from people who aren’t Spanish, like Ben? We hope to clear everything up!

Photo: Plaza Dos de Mayo in Madrid

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.15 – Al Amor Por Los Idiomas


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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 15 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!

We also discuss whether learning languages makes you more intelligent, how it helps explore the depths of a culture and can lead to greater acceptance in a community when you life abroad, and how the musicality of another language can reach parts of you that your own language can’t touch.

P.S. Make sure you check out our latest Q and A audio too!

Photo: Las Fallas, Valencia.

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Q and A Feb 2018

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Ben and Marina answer questions from listeners about everyday expressions, grammar, and language resources. Below are the notes from the Q and A:

Estoy deseando conocerte – I’m looking forward to meeting you.

No tener dos dedos de frente – Thick as a brick – read about the origin of the phrase here.

Cada quien baila con su propia pañuelo – Everyone is very individualistic.

El mundo es un pañuelo – It’s a small world.

South American Spanish – Ben is reading Mas allá del invierno by Isabel Allende (Contains disturbing scenes).

Tu and usted – what is the rule of thumb? Marina tends not to use ‘usted’ much these days, but would use it in smart restaurants, with a hotel receptionist, the King, an elderly neighbour she met for the first time, and whenever someone addressed her with ‘usted‘ first.

Getting the hang of – coger el truco

E.G. Estoy aprendiendo a tejer y creo que ya lo estoy cogiendo el truco. – I’m learning to knit and I think I’m getting the hang of it.

Lamenting past decisions:

Debería de haber comprobado la documentación correctamente – I should have checked the documentation properly
Debería de haber pedido a un mecánico que comprobase el estado del coche – I should have got a mechanic to check the state of the car
Debería de haberme comprado un coche nuevo – I should have bought a new car
Tendría que haberme comprado un coche nuevo – I should have bought a new car

What else to listen to after Notes in Spanish? If you’ve listened to everything we have (Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced, Gold…) then watch Spanish films via filmin.es, or try the Cadena Ser or RTVE radio podcasts. Marina used to like La Ventana from Cadena Ser.

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.14 – Paco de Lucia


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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 14 Ben and Marina discuss Paco de Lucia, the famous flamenco guitarist who took this very Spanish music onto the international stage.

We look at his childhood, from how he first picked up a guitar, to his first steps onto the international stage, plus the great influence of Jazz on his work, and his very interesting personality.

This podcast was inspired by the fascinating documentary, Paco de Lucía. La Búsqueda You can watch it here on filmin.es, a service we often use to watch films at home.

Photo: Paco de Lucia by der_makabere

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.13 – Como Sobrevivir El Siglo 21


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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 13 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.

We talk about changes in work culture and deadlines, how our parents’ generation faired differently, and how a walk in nature is our solution to everything.

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.12 – Cataluña

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 12 Ben and Marina discuss Cataluña, and the wonders of Catalan cuisine, landscapes, restaurants, pueblos, and of course, the great city of Barcelona.

We talk about how Spain is a nation of huge cultural and geographic diversity, and how our friends Pep and Tom keep us in touch with the joys of life in Cataluña.

Photo: Arenys de Mar port, Cataluña.

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.11 – Niños Felices, País Feliz

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 11 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 look at ideas from a new book that attempts to explain how this is done, and compare to our own experiences of life and education in Spain and the UK.

Photo: Happy Children during the fiestas in Jerez.

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.10 – Horarios Locos

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 10 Ben and Marina discuss why Spain still has such a crazy timetable for shops, office work, and meals.

We explore how the roots of this problem lie in Franco’s Spain, when people often had two jobs, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, and see if anything can be done to bring Spain into line with the rest of Europe’s timetable.

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.9 – Musicofília


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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 9 Ben and Marina discuss Musicophilia, starting with the curious case of the man who was struck by lightening and quickly developed a life-changing obsession with music.

Plus, music in our own lives, and musicality in Spain – do the Spanish tend to learn instruments at an early age? Do they love to sing when they get together?

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.8 – Cocido


(Photo: Cocido Madrileño by Tnarik Innael)

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 8 Ben and Marina talk about Cocido.

It’s a typical Spanish dish from Madrid that Marina’s dad would eat 5 days-a-week in post civil war Spain and is now considered high cuisine.

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.7 – La Jungla en la Ciudad

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 7 Ben and Marina discuss the presence of wild animals in cities, comparing Spain to Africa and India.

Plus the scandal surrounding the unfortunate fate of some wild boars in a town near Madrid.

Photo: Wild boars in the Sierra de Cazorla.

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.6 – El Camarero Honesto

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 6 Ben and Marina discuss the odd rituals of Spanish restaurants: customer service, begging for ‘la cuenta’, tipping, and honest waiters.

Plus the ‘simpa’ and Ben´s related confession.

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.5 – Un Mundo Bio

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 5 Ben and Marina discuss the surprising landscapes of Almería, and what shocked them about the cultivation of fruit and vegetables there, compared to the Pyrenees.

Plus, we look at the rise of organic food culture in Spain.

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.4 – Un oasis de silencio


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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 4 Ben and Marina discuss an article by Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa about his stay in a Benedictine monastery.

Plus the rise of mindfulness in Spain, and the need for oases of peace in our busy world.

¿Te gustaría la idea de pasar 4 días en silencio?

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.3 – España Globalizada

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2In episode 3 Ben and Marina discuss whether Spain is losing its wonderful Spanish-ness, especially in the restaurant sector.

Is the family-run place a thing of the past? Plus other changes ‘que nos chocan’ in today’s Madrid.

¿Ha cambiado mucho tu ciudad en los últimos 10 o 20 años?

¡Un abrazo desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.2 – La Vida Sin Muerte

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2Welcome to Episdoe 2 of our brand new Advanced Season 2 Series! This week we discuss life without death. As scientists promise that by 2040 we’ll be able to live forever, even go back to the age we’d like to stay at, we discuss what this means for the human race, for doctors, religion, and much more.

¿A ti te gustaría poder vivir para siempre?

Important Information

How to get the worksheets…

Get the worksheets for the Advanced Season 2 audios as we release them week by week in the Advanced 2 members area – the first worksheets are waiting for you inside! It’s an invaluable boost to your Spanish. Plus you’ll get to ask us questions for our monthly Q and A videos! Read all the info here:

Click here to get access to the Advanced 2 members area

(For those of you that have bought something from us in the past, just log into your customer panel, look for the link at the top that says ‘Add more NIS materials’ and from the list that appears, choose the penultimate pack, that says “Advanced Season 2 – Members Area”.)

Getting the podcast in iTunes and other apps:

The Advanced Season 2 audios will be released weekly on Mondays and put out as a podcast on the same podcast feed as the original Advanced episodes. If you already subscribed to our Advanced series in the past, just refresh your feed to make sure you are seeing the first episode of Season 2, and you should get all the rest going forward.

If you haven’t subscribed before:

Subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes And do leave us a review in iTunes if you can!
– Search for ‘Notes in Spanish Advanced’ in your favourite podcast app
– Here’s the raw RSS feed if you want to enter it manually: http://notesinspanish.libsyn.com/rss

Tips on How to Use the Advanced 2 Audio

Advanced Learners: Listen to the audio the whole way through. Listen again with the transcript (available in the worksheets) to make sure you don’t miss a thing, and to be sure you know all the vocab, phrases and grammar we pick out and explain as super-important for your level.

Intermediate Learners: Don’t panic if the Spanish feels really challenging! It should! Listen to the Spanish conversation, ideally with the transcript from the worksheets – we promise that no matter how challenging this may seem, this ‘real immersion’, with the worksheets to help, is the best possible thing you can do for your Spanish!

As Kathleen says in the comments below, “I am very much enjoying your new podcast. I’m one of those you describe as a “motivated intermediate”. I want to assure others in that category that this podcast is definitely approachable with the aid of the notes [transcript/worksheet]. I wasn’t surprised that I understood little listening to the podcast without the notes, but I was amazed at how much I could understand having the notes to read alongside.”

Saludos desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2 – Ep.1 – Minimalismo y felicidad

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Notes in Spanish Advanced 2Welcome to Notes in Spanish Advanced Season 2! We’re back with our best real Spanish conversations to help you stay at the top of real-world Spanish today!

In this first episode, Ben and Marina discuss ‘La Magia del Orden’, by Marie Kondo, a book that has changed their lives, and the relationship between living with minimal possessions and clutter, and our happiness.

Important Information

How to get the worksheets…

Get the worksheets for the Advanced Season 2 audios as we release them week by week in the Advanced 2 members area – the first worksheet for today’s episode is waiting for you inside! It’s an invaluable boost to your Spanish. Plus you’ll get to ask us questions for our monthly Q and A videos! Read all the info here:

Click here to get access to the Advanced 2 members area

Getting the podcast in iTunes and other apps:

The Advanced Season 2 audios will be released weekly on Mondays and put out as a podcast on the same podcast feed as the original Advanced episodes. If you already subscribed to our Advanced series in the past, just refresh your feed to make sure you are seeing the first episode of Season 2, and you should get all the rest going forward.

If you haven’t subscribed before:

Subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes And do leave us a review in iTunes if you can!
– Search for ‘Notes in Spanish Advanced’ in your favourite podcast app
– Here’s the raw RSS feed if you want to enter it manually: http://notesinspanish.libsyn.com/rss

Tips on How to Use the Advanced 2 Audio

Advanced Learners: Listen to the audio the whole way through. Listen again with the transcript (available in the worksheets) to make sure you don’t miss a thing, and to be sure you know all the vocab, phrases and grammar we pick out and explain as super-important for your level.

Intermediate Learners: Don’t panic if the Spanish feels really challenging! It should! Listen to the Spanish conversation, ideally with the transcript from the worksheets – we promise that no matter how challenging this may seem, this ‘real immersion’, with the worksheets to help, is the best possible thing you can do for your Spanish!

As Kathleen says in the comments below, “I am very much enjoying your new podcast. I’m one of those you describe as a “motivated intermediate”. I want to assure others in that category that this podcast is definitely approachable with the aid of the notes [transcript/worksheet]. I wasn’t surprised that I understood little listening to the podcast without the notes, but I was amazed at how much I could understand having the notes to read alongside.”

Saludos desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Advanced Spanish Podcast 96 – Los Bomberos


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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!

Saludos desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Advanced Spanish Podcast 95 – Adopciones


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We discuss adoptions in Spain, and a recent terrible case from Argentina.

¿Sabes si hay muchas adopciones en tu paí­s? ¿De qué paí­s proceden los niños adoptados principalmente? ¿Qué opinas del caso de Marí­a Eugenia Sampallo?

Saludos desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Advanced Spanish Podcast 94 – Ser Mujer en la Epoca de Franco


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Marina talks to Maria Rosa about life as a woman under Franco’s dictatorship.

¿Qué te parece el hecho de que Marí­a Rosa tuviera que contar con el permiso de su marido para abrir y sacar dinero de su cuenta bancaria? ¿Cuál era la situación de la mujer en tu paí­s en esta misma época (años 60-70)?

Saludos desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Advanced Spanish Podcast 93 – Plagas


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What happens when rats take over an entire region in India?

Saludos desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Advanced Spanish Podcast 92 – Las Olimpiadas de China


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As China prepares for the Olympics, protests erupt around the world. But are we all blameless these days? Listen to the podcast and comment below!

Saludos desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Advanced Spanish Podcast 91 – El Móvil


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Mobile phone madness in the Metro, golfing in bed, and those infernal ring tones… Click the Play button above to listen now!

Did you know… You can learn so much more when you use our special worksheets with this audio… Having the full transcript and Advanced Vocab List on hand for this episode will make a huge difference to the speed with which you reach Real Spanish Fluency. Get immediate access to the whole set in The Advanced Super Pack – Click Here Now!

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Advanced Spanish Podcast 90 – La Oficina


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Does any work get done in a Spanish office? And how do you cope with the boss?

¿Crees que la vida en una oficina española es muy distinta de la vida en una oficina en tu paí­s? ¿En qué? ¿Crees que hay diferencias entre el sueldo de un hombre y una mujer que realizan la misma tarea en tu paí­s?

Saludos desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Advanced Spanish Podcast 89 – El Camino


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Marina talks to her friend Isabel about the Camino de Santiago, an ancient pilgrims’ route across Northern Spain followed by 50,000 people every year.

¿Te gustarí­a hacer el Camino de Santiago? ¿Lo harí­as a pí­e o de alguna otra manera? ¿Te parece una experiencia interesante?

Saludos desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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Advanced Spanish Podcast 88 – La Cañada Real


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Once a Royal cattle trail, this stretch of land just outside Madrid has turned into Europe’s biggest shanty town.

¿Crees que habrí­a que eliminar el asentamiento en la Cañada Real? ¿Existen poblados de chabolas o de casas ilegales en tu paí­s? ¿Y cañadas para el ganado?

Saludos desde Madrid!
Ben y Marina

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