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Intermediate Spanish (Latin America)


Intermediate Spanish (Spain)



June 14, 2012
Episode #170
Weekly News in Slow Spanish


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The Imperative Mood - Part III





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En Bandeja de Plata





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Iguazú


El suelo vibra ante el impresionante impacto del agua que cae incesante desde alturas que alcanzan los ochenta metros. El estruendo es ensordecedor, suena como si la tierra misma se partiera bajo la ira del río. Miro a mi alrededor y el paisaje entero es vertical, espectaculares muros de agua abrazando acantilados de piedra donde se aferran imposiblemente algunos árboles valientes. Cierro los ojos y el sonido borra todo lo demás, en esos instantes sólo existen las cataratas y una fina bruma que se eleva de ellas y me moja el rostro.

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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