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Intermediate Spanish (Latin America)


Intermediate Spanish (Spain)



March 22, 2012
Episode #158
Weekly News in Slow Spanish


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Reciprocal Reflexives





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Pedir el oro y el moro





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El Origen de la Luna


Salgan de noche y miren al cielo. A menos que se encuentre en su fase oculta encontrarán ahí en el firmamento nocturno a nuestra compañera constante, la luna. Su luz plateada, reflejo del sol, alumbra tenuemente e inspira la fascinación de amantes y artistas, por ejemplo. Fijen su mirada en la cara de la luna y liberen su imaginación. ¿Cuántas historias tienen que ver con la luna? ¿Cuántas leyendas y tradiciones? ¡Son innumerables!

Let's practice pronunciation on few short phrases from today's episode. Listen carefully how the native speaker pronounces each sentence. Follow the intonations in each sentence. When you are ready, record one paragraph at a time with your own voice and then compare your pronunciation and intonations to the native speaker's:

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