Listening practice: Fun stories in Spanish (advanced) – How to Spanish Podcast

For intermediate advanced students. Get the transcript word by word and a PDF with grammar explanations and Spanish vocabulary in Patreon

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Listen to our guest tell 3 of her favorite funny stories. This girl has a lot to share! She is not a Spanish teacher, so you will be able to listen to a native speaker speak as she would with any friend. This is an amazing opportunity to practice your skills and improve by using the transcript and PDF.
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