Advanced Spanish Lessons Online: Week 5 Episode 5

Advanced Spanish Lessons Online

Advanced Spanish Lessons Online: Week 5 Episode 5 Barcelona

Using advanced Spanish lessons online by podcast in this series:

First, listen to the conversation. Next, get the free workbook and read the transcript. Listen to the conversation again with all that you learned in the transcript. Lastly, do the fluency exercises.

Essential words and phrases to understand this conversation:

hace tres años que vivo en Madrid: I have been living in Madrid for three years

el principal problema: the main problem

mi instituto: my school

gastos: expenses

la burbuja inmobiliaria: the real estate bubble

los políticos ahora: politicians now

enviar dinero a su familia: send money to their family

entramos en el debate: we enter into the debate

cuando nos encontramos: when we meet up

After understanding the conversation, do the fluency exercises. Get a journal or a notebook and answer the prompts. Remember to strive paragraph-level answers. Consider recording yourself speaking. Both are great ways to build confidence and fluency, as well as serve as documentation of your progress.

Para Conversar

  1. ¿Qué dice Laura sobre educación bilingüe en España? ¿Qué necesita en profesor bilingüe bueno? Según Laura, ¿cómo podría ser mejor el sistema educativo en España? ¿Qué porcentaje de los compañeros de Laura terminaron el bachillerato? ¿Por qué abandonaron muchos sus estudios? ¿Qué es el resultado ahora de tantos haber abandonado sus estudios? 
  2. Según Laura, ¿dónde se reúnen los españoles? ¿Qué es el garrafón? ¿Cómo ha cambiado el ocio la crisis económica? ¿Qué es el botellón? ¿Qué quiere subir el gobierno? 

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4 thoughts on “Advanced Spanish Lessons Online: Week 5 Episode 5

  1. New subscriber: When I downloaded the workbook the only one I could view was Conversation One from Week 5. I wasn’t able to click 2-5 to get the transcript.

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