Learn Spanish with The Independent - Beginner

Cactus’ Language Minis is a Spanish podcast series, developed to offer easy learning on the go. It consists of seven levels, each with 10 downloadable podcast lessons and PDF workbooks, which take you from beginner through to advanced level. The Language Minis series is designed to help you increase your understanding of the Spanish language and equip you with language skills for use in everyday situations.

Two podcasts and PDF workbooks will be available each week, starting from beginner level. The Independent Spanish podcasts can be downloaded below. Please download the Spanish podcast workbooks here.

Section 1 - Beginners - "I have no knowledge or understanding of the language, other than perhaps a few key words and expressions. I have no real idea about the grammar and have a very limited vocabulary."

Lesson 10 - Nos levantábamos muy temprano, cuando salía el sol - describing people and places, talking about habitual actions in the past



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Lesson 9 - ¿Un regalo especial? - describing different objects and talking about what they’re used for, talking about gifts



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Lesson 8 - Searching for a new flat, around the house



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Lesson 7 - Life in the city



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Lesson 6 - Por el mismo dinero que la otra, ¡me llevo dos! – shopping, money, prices



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Lesson 5 - Tantos tíos y primos, todos juntos - describing your family



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Lesson 4 - No me trates de usted, trátame de tú - meeting new people and introducing them



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Lesson 3 – Cuéntame un poco de tu vida - work and study, asking for and giving telephone numbers



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Lesson 2 – ¿De dónde eres exactamente? - talking about nationality, languages, and how to ask for someone to spell out tricky words



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Lesson 1 - ¿Te conozco? ¿cómo te llamas? - greeting someone, introducing yourself, spelling out words and saying goodbye



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To download all podcasts from iTunes, click here

About Cactus Language Training



Cactus helps over 15,000 people learn a language every year, by making learning enjoyable and easy. We run evening courses in 41 locations across the UK, taught in small groups by qualified native speakers, ideal for learning. Choose from 24 languages and a range of courses and levels to suit you. Other learning options include language courses and holidays abroad, private and remote tuition, in-company language and cultural training, and much more. At Cactus, you really can learn a language your way.



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