Un Día En Español 12: Salsa Dancing Date In Brooklyn

In this episode, Francisco goes on a first date to a salsa party. Only problem: he can’t dance.
Un Día En Español 12: Salsa Dancing Date In Brooklyn

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Episode 12: Salsa Dancing Date In Brooklyn

As Francisco gets ready for his first date with Blake, he’s extra nervous because Blake wants to go salsa dancing. Francisco is not a good dancer. At all. Will his lack of rhythm prevent him from finding love in the big city?

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Key Vocabulary

el país  country
la identidad cultural cultural identity
la mezcla mixture
el/la inmigrante de primera generación  first generation immigrant 
¿Por qué?  Why? 
porque because 
bailar to dance 
la cita date
divertido/a funny
lindo/a pretty
inteligente intelligent 
perder to lose
la oportunidad opportunity
la falta de ritmo lack of rhythm 
encontrarse  to meet 
aburrido/a boring
pisar to step 
la pista de baile dance floor 
vivir juntos to live together 

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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 Francisco Navas for sharing his 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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