In the previous chapter, we've given you our comprehensive list of the top Spanish blogs online. Hopefully you found a few golden gems that will help you in the future.But what if you're not much of a reader? Or maybe you're generally busy, and constantly on-the-go. If this is the case, then Spanish podcasts may be the solution for you. The beauty of listening to podcasts is that it's a secondary activity, which allows you to learn while working out, walking your dog, or on your commute to the office. And all you need is your smartphone.We're going to help you take full advantage of this convenience by recommending you some of our favorite Spanish learning podcasts out there. Hope you enjoy, and share with a friend that's also learning Spanish!*Note: We do include a few intermediate and advanced podcasts for those of you who are ahead of the curve or if you're relearning Spanish. We note them in brackets beside the podcast titles.
Top Spanish Podcasts You Should Be Listening To Today
1. Notes in Spanish
Notes in Spanish has 4 different courses available to students, based on proficiency. The podcasts discuss items like culture, current events, and travel.
2. Spanish Obsessed with Rob and Liz
Spanish Obsessed offers courses for Spanish learners ranging from beginner-advanced. They often come with accompanying exercises or notes, and the best part? It’s all free!
3. Mexicano Slang Podcast
This is a great resource with intentions of helping users better learn Mexican Spanish the way it is truly spoken, rather than what you might find in dictionaries or formal lessons. Intermediate and Advanced learners will benefit most from this Podcast.
Lengalia offers a few Podcasts that are designed to help students work on listening comprehension while learning the ins and outs of culture in Spain.
5. En Rumbo
En Rumbo has 14 lessons available for those looking to learn Spanish, and the topics of discussion range from day-to-day activities, describing people and places, and talking about the future. Lessons often comes with suggestions for activities to do that will reinforce what you’ve learned.
6. Coffee Break Spanish
Learners from beginner to advanced can benefit from these lessons, which offer help in both spoken and written Spanish. Coffee Break Spanish brings you through a journey of a real student learning from a professional teacher.
7. News in Slow Spanish (intermediate/advanced)
News in Slow Spanish is, as the name states, news that's spoken slowly for you in Spanish. It's recommend for mostly intermediate and advanced learners, as certain current events of the week may contain harder than normal vocabulary and grammar. That shouldn't discourage you to try anyways though, go nuts!
8. Show Time Spanish (intermediate)
Similar to Coffee Break Spanish, Show Time Spanish is a slightly more intermediate version of Coffee Break Spanish. It offers the same format of a student learning in real time from a professional teacher, but the topics and level discussed is catered towards intermediate learners.
9. Spanish Pod 101
This podcast is perfect for people interested in learning different Spanish dialects from different cultures. SpanishPod101 shares lessons to help you differentiate from Peruvian Spanish to Argentinian Spanish, and so on.
Now that we've laid out some of our favorite Spanish podcasts for you, we want to give you some actionable next steps to get started.1. Download the podcast application on your phone: If you have an iPhone, it should be automatically be downloaded already. If you have an Android, you can go to the Google Play Store and type in 'podcast' as the keyword, and you'll have a range of podcast apps to choose from.Our favorites are: Stitcher and Soundcloud2. Determine what skill level you fit in: Most of the podcasts we have recommended for you are for beginners. But if you're an intermediate or advanced level speaker, then we have a few above as well.3. Choose 1-2 podcasts (maximum 2): Yes, there is such thing as podcast overload. You should do some research upfront to determine which type of podcasts fit your learning style.4. Pick the first episode based on what you're currently struggling with: You want to make sure you're reaping immediate benefits. This is how you can 'trick' your brain to keep coming back for more.5. Enjoy learning on-the-go! As a reminder, the main advantages of podcasts that don't apply to blogs or videos as much is that you can do other things while listening to them. The next time you're going for a walk, running at the gym, or commuting to work, listen to an episode or two![mashshare]Hope you enjoyed this section of our compilation of favorite Spanish podcasts online. Now it's time to move on to Chapter 5: Spanish Youtube Channels.
1. Why Learn Spanish?2. Where to Learn Spanish?3. Spanish Blogs4. Spanish Podcasts5. Spanish Youtube Channels6. Free Spanish Apps7. Most Common Spanish Words8. Spanish Exercises 9. Spanish Lessons10. Spanish For Kids11. Spanish For Business