008 - Spanish Expressions Everybody Ought To Know: Al Pie De La Letra

Spanish Expressions Everybody Ought to Know: Al Pie de la Letra. Today we start a cycle of podcast where I explain Spanish sayings, common idioms and Spanish expressions to help you achieve fluency in Speaking and understand native speakers. Listening to our free Spanish podcast will help you learn Spanish even without realising it, in the natural way, unconsciously. Don´t forget to download the free transcript of each episode.     REPIN for later & share with your friends who also want to learn Spanish!

Spanish Expressions Everybody Ought To Know: Al Pie De La Letra

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In This Episode

I will explain Spanish expression proposed by Marco via Facebook: “al pie de la letra”. I will explain its meaning and I will give some examples on how you can use it in conversational Spanish.

It´s important to know and understand Spanish expressions and idioms or Spanish sayings because they are used everyday in conversations between native speakers. I will do more often this kind of podcasts so you can get to know well all the Spanish expressions necessary to understand and participate in conversations in Spain.

Today’s episode has a slightly different format. One part, is totally dedicated to pronunciation. What do you think about this format? Do you like it? Please let me know in the comment section below.

And if you also have any question about Spanish idioms, expressions or Spanish sayings, you can contact us via Facebook, Twitter or here by recording your voice message. I take note of all your suggestions, and I will try to reply to all of them in the near future.

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Your Challenge for Today

Try to use this expression this week. You can use it in your conversations with friends, or simply practice it on your own. How many times will you use it this week? I’d love to hear about your thoughts and experience after listening to today’s episode in the comments below.

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Karo Martínez

Karo is a Spanish teacher, blogger and passionate language learner . She helps busy people to switch from learning Spanish to actually speaking it in a natural, fun and stress-free way She is based in Barcelona, Spain, so when she is not recording podcast, you can probably find her roller-skating near the beach.