Un Día En Español 9: Meeting The Family… In Spanish

In this episode, Micaela introduces her English boyfriend to her family in Argentina. Will the language barrier be a problem?
Un Día En Español 9: Meeting The Family… In Spanish

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Episode 9: Meeting The Family… In Spanish

Getting introduced to the family can be stressful enough, but it’s even worse when you don’t speak the same language. In this episode, Micaela’s English boyfriend meets her family, who only speaks Spanish, on their farm in Argentina. Can he communicate with them well enough to make a good first impression?

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Key Vocabulary

Reino Unido  United Kingdom 
el vuelo flight 
conocer  to meet 
el nieto, la nieta  grandson, granddaughter 
el abuelo, la abuela  grandfather, grandmother 
el papá, la mamá  dad, mom 
el hermano, la hermana brother, sister
el tío, la tía  uncle, aunt
saludar  to greet 
el beso  kiss
el abrazo  hug
la mejilla cheek 
el paseo  walk or stroll 
la granja  farm 
la vaca cow 
el gesto  gesture 

Dynamic Transcript

Show Notes

Un día en español is produced by the language experts at Babbel. The show is hosted by Sebastian Escobar. Editing and sound design by Iván Simonovis Pertiñez. Our producers are Elin Asklöv, Carmela López, Dylan Lyons, Andy Nielsen and Madeleine Townsend-Clark. Our executive producers are Jen Jordan and Daniel Meehan. Special thanks to Micaela Benseny for sharing her story on this episode.

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Dylan Lyons
Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and previously managed social media for CBS News. He’s currently pursuing his MBA part-time at NYU Stern. His interests include podcasts, puppies, politics, alliteration, reading, writing, and dessert. Dylan lives in New York City.
Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and previously managed social media for CBS News. He’s currently pursuing his MBA part-time at NYU Stern. His interests include podcasts, puppies, politics, alliteration, reading, writing, and dessert. Dylan lives in New York City.

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