Season Two of The Garbanzo Spanish Podcast launches TODAY!

One season, ten episodes, OVER ten thousand downloads! We are so proud of our first season of The Garbanzo Spanish Podcast and we are thrilled to be launching Season Two TODAY!  

Episode 11 is about a boy named Justin who heads off to college with a dream, but runs into some trouble and has to change his plan. Garbanzo storyteller Nelly Andrade Hughes shares the story with controlled language in Spanish so that it is easy for beginners to understand; especially beginning Spanish learners that have been listening to all of the episodes of our podcast!

Episode 11 Justin va a la universidad, a boy walks towards a university buildingCore Vocabulary: Quiere ser, toma, habla

Transcript: Available here

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The Garbanzo Spanish Podcast episode 11 now streaming a person clutches their head in confusion with language icons to either side

Materials for class

As a companion to each episode, we have some printable activities you can use with your class. Click here to download the activities for Episode Eleven. Here are some ways to use them!

  • Print out page one for students to read before, during, or after listening.

  • Print out page two and have your students illustrate each portion of the story. 

  • Print out page three and have your students work alone or in groups to decide which of each pair of items happened first in the story. 

Free printables episode 11 Justin va a la universidad, an image of worksheetsAccompanying lessons and additional links

Justin quiere ser veterinario

BUT WAIT! Did you miss the first ten episodes or would you like a refresher? We have just the thing for you! 

We have also prepared a Season One Recap episode for anyone who would like a quick recap of the first ten episodes!  

Episodes 1-10 Review, an collage of various characters from Season 1 of the podcastNelly Andrade Hughes narrates this brief review which focuses on the most important core vocabulary from Season One.  

Click here for the transcript.

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