Colombian pop sensation Juanes sings this duet with Canadian superstar Nelly Furtado. The song gave each of them an award for best duet and Juanes one for best songwriter at the Latin Music Awards. This song is very clear, very easy, and repetitive using key vocabulary. Great for beginners!
Learn how moods are expressed in Spanish with Ester and Silvia.
Raquel and Marisa give us tips on how to make a reservation at a restaurant in Spanish.
What are the necessary elements for making a good coffee? According to Ana Maria Peters Verdugo, a barista and manager at Baja Beans Café, they are good coffee, a good machine and a good person.
Carolina, a Venezuelan Spanish teacher, teaches us the difference between the Spanish verbs, "mirar" (to look at/watch), "ver" (to see) and "buscar" (to look for) and gives us examples of sentences in which they might be found.
The Kikiriki crew debates about who among them (and the animals!) is the "most animal" of all.
In this episode, Marisa is the head of a car dealership who attempts to help Raquel find the perfect car to suit her needs.
Meet Alberto from Otavalo, Ecuador, who has sold his handmade bracelets throughout the world.
Meet Manuel Leon, an Ecuadorian artist who makes effigies for the "Año Viejo" tradition which symbolically brings in the New Year by burning them as representations of the negative aspects of the past one.
Natalia from Ecuador introduces us to the largely indigenous and extremely fascinating city of Otavalo, considered to be the "intercultural capital" of Ecuador.
Jorge, who works in the restaurant business in Holbox in the Mexican state of Morelos, tells us a bit about its atmosphere, typical dishes and diverse inhabitants.
Toda la vida ("All My Life") is the soundtrack which opens the Colombian version of the American hit series "The Wonder Years." The song is a cover of a hit Italian song,Tutta La Vita, written by celebrated composer Lucio Dalla. Sung by Mexican singer Emmanuel, this version was number one on the Latin charts for three weeks in 1984, replacing a different version of the very same song sung by Cuban singer Franco.
It's the summer of 1985 and 12-year-old Kevin Kevin González is spending his time playing banquitas, a Colombian form of street soccer. His older brother, Leo, is forever tormenting him, while his best friend, Fede, does his best to intervene.
Los Años Maravillos incorporates genuine archival news footage, giving us a sense of what it was like to live in Colombia in the mid 1980s. In this segment, we see reports regarding the civil conflict involving rebel forces used as a backdrop to the family drama unfolding at the González dinner table.
Unlike Kevin and Fede's previous school, this one is co-ed, arousing some anxiety in them. Fede even confesses about a nightmare in which he arrives at school naked.
Kevin's neighbor and childhood playmate, Cata, is starting the same school as Kevin and Fede. But she is sporting a new, more mature style and insists that she be addressed by her full name, Catalina.
On the first day of gym class, Kevin is determined to display his manliness as the sixth graders meet their new P.E. instructor and are given the opportunity to choose between two contrasting activities.
Will Kevin and Fede become part of a clique or form one of their own?
Kevin becomes a man in more ways than one.
Kevin learns that when they are shared with another person, even sad events can teach us to appreciate life.
Although the Colombian version of the Wonder Years is based upon the well-known American series, Carlos explains to us some similarities and differences between the two versions.
Within the second part of the first episode of the Colombian version of "The Wonder Years," Carlos points out several examples of a manner of speaking that is very typical to Bogota.
Carlos enlightens us about several words and expressions that come up in the series, "Confidential: The King of Cons," some of which are quite particular to Colombian Spanish.
Referring to the third part of the first episode of the Colombian version of "The Wonder Years," Carlos edifies us regarding Colombia's dietary traditions as well as some historical conflicts.
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