Colloquial Spanish Course – Talking about The Body in Spanish

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In this Spanish lesson we are going to practice speaking about The Body in Spanish. Initially we will learn some appropriate grammar and vocabulary and then see if you can follow a brief audio discussion in Spanish. The transcript to the audio will be offered at the end of the post however please try not to take a look at it till you have tried playing and understanding the audio a few times.

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Speaking about The Body in Spanish:

Now play the audio to listen a conversation. Can you comprehend what is being said? Play the audio a couple of times prior to you look at the transcript. Do not worry if you dont comprehend every single thing the two people are saying. Attempt to capture whichever words you can and after that attempt to piece things together to work out what is being stated.

El cuerpo: bodyLa cabeza: headLa cara: faceEl pelo/El cabello: hairLos ojos: eyesLa boca: mouthLa nariz: noseLas orejas: earsLos dientes: teethEl cuello: neckLos brazos: armsLas manos: handsLos hombros: shouldersLos codos: elbowsLa espalda: backEl pecho: chestEl estómago: stomachLa tripa/La barriga: bellyEl culo/El trasero/Las nalgas: bottomLas piernas: legsLas rodillas: kneesLos pies: feetLos dedos: the fingersEl ombligo: stomach buttonLa cintura: waistLas caderas: hipsEl tobillo: ankleLas pantorrillas: calfLa piel: skinLos dedos del pie: the toesLa muñeca: wristLos pómulos: cheekbonesEl muslo: thighLos bíceps: bicepsLos triceps: tricepsLa ingle: groin

( Play the audio a few times prior to you scroll down and take a look at the transcript)

Now play the audio to listen a discussion. Play the audio a couple of times before you look at the transcript.

Lo he pensado mucho y he decidido apuntarme.Jason: ¡ Bien por ti!Raquel: La verdad es que me gusta bastante y estoy empezando a sentir que tengo más energía. ¿ Qué partes de tu cuerpo has trabajado hasta ahora?Raquel: La primera semana estuvimos trabajando el trasero, la segunda semana las piernas, y esta semana nos hemos centrado en brazos y pecho.Jason: ¿ Estás usando pesas?Raquel: Sí, todo el tiempo. Tengo más músculo.Jason: Solo ten cuidado de no obsesionarte demasiado con eso, Raquel.Raquel: ¿ Qué quieres decir?Jason: He visto a gente volverse rápidamente adicta a ir al gimnasio y pasar de estar demasiado gordos a estar demasiado delgados.Raquel: Eso no me va a pasar.Jason: Mi hermana va al gimnasio todos los días y ahora no tiene nada de barriga, caderas o trasero.Raquel: Eso suena fantástico.Jason: No lo sé.

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Dont fret if you didnt comprehend that much, keep reviewing the vocabulary and expressions and you will soon depend on speed and prepared for the next lesson in this course. See you next time!

In this Spanish lesson we are going to practice talking about The Body in Spanish. We will find out some relevant grammar and vocabulary and then see if you can follow a short audio conversation in Spanish. The transcript to the audio will be provided at the end of the post but please attempt not to look at it till you have actually tried playing and understanding the audio a couple of times.

So, how did you get on? Just how much did you understand of the listening? Please let me know in the remarks section listed below …