Join us for a conversation with May’s mother, Oliba, as she shares her decades-long experience of celebrating the Day of the Dead in Comala, Mexico. Gain valuable insights into this tradition and the profound significance it holds.
Journey with us as we dive into Argentina’s national drink, yerba mate. We’ll uncover its interesting history, cultural importance, and the unique customs that make sharing mate a special experience.
Get ready to dive in as I reconnect with Diego, my former Spanish teacher, in an episode packed with intriguing insights into the distinctive linguistic features and expressions that shape this fascinating variation of Argentine Spanish.
In the second part of this podcast episode, we continue our conversation about Joel’s passion for teaching languages, his productivity secrets, and his materials for Spanish learners. Stay tuned to learn more about Joel’s new Spanish novel and his best tips for language learners.
Get to know the fascinating journey of Joel Zárate, an expert in language teaching and host of popular language learning podcasts, as he shares his personal background, education, and experiences in part 1 of this captivating episode. Discover the story behind the successful language teacher and podcaster, and gain valuable insights into language learning that will inspire and motivate you on your own language learning journey.
Join us as we explore Costa Rican Spanish with Freddy, a native Tico and teacher at Tico Lingo. We delve into unique slang words and the significance of “Pura Vida” in Costa Rican culture. Freddy shares his experience teaching and tips to improve language skills. Whether you’re planning a trip or interested in learning Costa Rican Spanish, tune in to discover what makes it unique.
145 – Apodos Mexicanos con Paulísima | Mexican Nicknames with Paulísima
Jo Franco is an entrepreneur, traveler, and polyglot. She’s a first-generation immigrant from Brazil who has carved out a name for herself in travel, self-care, and language spaces. In this episode, she shares her story of how she has used language to create cultural bridges. Through this episode, you’ll gain insight into the individual experiences of first-generation immigrants, as well as tips for using language learning for personal growth.
Learning one new language is hard, but what about learning six? Does language learning get easier the more languages you learn? What’s the best way to learn quickly? In this episode, we sat down with interview Benny Lewis, world renowned polyglot and founder of Fluent in 3 Months, to find out.
Mexico is rich in pre-hispanic traditions that you can still experience to this day. One of our favorites is a beverage you can taste in Oaxaca called “tejate.” This delicious corn and cacao-based drink has been used to help energize people for hundreds of years. Find out more in this episode where we interview doña Lucrecia, maker of some of the best tejate in Oaxaca.