How old are we? Why did we decide to come to Spain? Can Craig speak Spanish for 10 seconds? What are the differences between English and Irish people? We answer all these questions and more in our 200th episode of Aprender Ingles con Reza y Craig
To kick off!! (pun intended), here’s a Voice message from Marcos Forgiarini from Argentina.
The World Cup 2018 will be helpd in Russia from June 14th to July 15th
Germany are defending champions.
England have been put together with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in Group G. (Panama’s first appearance – Iceland too)
There’s a Spanish-speaking country in every group.
Group A: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay
Group B: Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Iran
Group C: France, Australia, Peru, Denmark
Group D: Argentina, Iceland, Croatia, Nigeria
Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia
Group F: Germany, Mexico, Sweden, South Korea
Group H: Poland, Senegal, Colombia, Japan
Marcelo Fernandez: Please tell us more about the music in the podcast. Was it chosen among a wide variety of songs?
Was it designed just for the show? What was the selection process like? – “The music in this podcast is by Pitx. The track is called ‘See You Later’ “
(Creative Commons music)
Should we change the music?
Voice message from Leo from Uruguay
‘gain some fluency’
Are we interested in computer programing?
Elisa from Finland: Congratulations to you and congratulations to me 🙂 You’ve done nearly 200 hundred episodes and I’ve listened to them all. ..approximately 30 min per episode..:) oh yes, it’s a huge amount of time.. lovely time.. I really appreciate your work and commitment!
Voice message from Lulu from Cancún, Mexico
Email from Gema Monzon about ages – We’ll answer it next week.
A message from Pilar Martinez from Lyon
Hi Craig and Reza
Your comments about my accent were very kind..thanks. I’ll keep practicing.
If you ever come to Lyon, I’ll be happy to show you the city, and I could say that I’ve met you.
By the way, I would like to wish you very happy podcast number 200.
Best wishes, Pilar.
Voice message from Fernando from Madrid
Voice message from Olga from Russia
keep up – continue (keep it up forever?)
What made us become teachers – How does it affect our life in general? What do we like best/least?
Jose Alfredo. Bordón – Regards from Paraguay.
Thanks for your podcast. It’s helping me a lot in improving my English.
I listen to it everyday in (on/during) my commute to work.
You’ve mentioned that you are a big fan of technology. What do you think about all the improvements that are taking place in that field?
For instance, (the) artificial intelligence and the possibility that many current jobs could be automated by machines.
What sort of concerns do you have about the topic?
Also, there’s a movement called transhumanist that states that we can overcome death in the future with the advances of technology in fields like ADN (= DNA) manipulation (which could extend life expectancy) or perhaps uploading your brain to a computer so you can live virtually in it.
I’m a bit worried about these subjects.
Chronicle of Life – perpetual data hosting service
Dead Social – digital legacy (video, text and images)
Gone Not Gone – Send messages to loved ones on anniversaries after you have passed. Include photos, audio or video so no-one has to think, “I wish I could hear Dad’s voice one more time”.
Email from Ronnie
Dear Teachers Craig and Reza,
It is nice to hear from you every morning. Your podcast is my cup of tea.
What would you suggest to improve a distance relationship?
Josep from Barcelona – congratulations Rosa on your 50th! – I don’t know how you recorded your last message about your trip, Josep, (not this one), but please do it the same way next time!
Voice message reply from Mamen
Email from Rafa Leon
Good morning from México, this is Rafael León again from Guadalajara, México land from the tequila and mariachi, I have a great challenge for you for the episode 200, in the episode 131 Reza spoke very well in Spanish, He said “ Es que yo en mi primer año en España, yo no hablaba ni una palabra en Español” etc. But I’ve never listened to you speak Spanish.
And now this is the challenge. Could you speak Spanish for 10 seconds?
Voice message from Curro
Is there any difference between English and Irish people?
A question from Angélica Bello:
I would like to know what was the original reason to come here to Spain, and what is keeping you here? Wouldn’t you want to return to to UK eventually?
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On next week’s episode: Poetry
The music in this podcast is by Pitx. The track is called ‘See You Later’
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