You can have them with pasta, in sandwiches, in soups... mmm... if albóndigas--meatballs--are not a part of your Spanish language learning experience yet... well they can be! In today's lesson, you'll hear how to say this word, as well as how to break it to your auntie that maybe you've had enough...
We men are capable of doing the laundry, too, you know! That is, as long as you tell us where you hid the detergent... In this lesson, we'll hear how to ask for things you can't find. We'll also hear how to answer, "I don't know," which is an extremely useful phrase, if not helpful!
Do you have memories of the smell of empanadas coming out the oven in your auntie's kitchen? Even if you don't, you can imagine that these individual stuffed pies stir up memories of family and home. In today's lesson, we'll hear some crucial empanada-related vocabulary; e.g., "meat" and "cheese."
Mmm, empanadas.... Don't you want one?
It's the age of the cell phone, kids. Remember when we used to go to all the trouble of agreeing on a time and place to meet up... and then when you were running late, I had to wait there for you in the rain, pouting, feeling like a chump, wondering if you'd been hit by a truck? Well those 'bad ol' days' are long gone! Just gimme a call on my cell phone, we'll figure it out! Check out this lesson, find out how to say "Call me later!"
Want to learn how to be a sweet talker? Then you should learn some good old-fashioned piropos! Liliana, Tatiana and JP teach us some of the most commonly used pick up lines in Latin America! We hope these are helpful... and that you don't get slapped!
Nobody learns well on an empty stomach! We better get something to eat! This lesson will help you express your hunger, and maybe even help you suggest a restaurant. Whether you want Italian food (like the people in our dialog) or sushi, a bowl of cereal, whatever... this lesson will get you one step closer to your next meal. And that is a good thing.
You might be surprised by how easy it is to say the word "internet" in Spanish! What's more important is to learn how to ask your Spanish-speaking friends "How do you say...?" Later in the lesson we'll learn about anglicismos, which are words that are "borrowed" directly from English. You know more Spanish than you thought you did!
Everybody is from somewhere! Just telling someone where you're from can speak volumes about you; what you like to eat, how you spend your free time, who your favorite basketball team is... This newbie lesson shows us how to ask where someone is from, and how to answer, as well!
What's up? How's it going? What's shakin'? We have so many ways casual ways to greet each other in English. This lesson is all about how we greet our friends casually in Spanish. Liliana tells us how common it is for Spanish speakers throw in a compliment; for example, "hello, beautiful!" We all deserve to hear "hello, beautiful!" every now and then, don't we?