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Podcast Episode 14 Now Streaming: Popocatépetl e Iztaccíhuatl (Parte 1)

February 27, 2023

The leader of the Aztecs has a plan to find a husband for his daughter and a new leader to replace him, but not everyone agrees on who that should be!  Listen to this story to find out if love can find a way!  This episode is based on the simplest version of Popocatépetl e Iztaccíhuatl available on Garbanzo and is told by Nelly Andrade Hughes. This episode comes from Somos 1 Unit 5.

Core Vocabulary: quiere ser, está enojado, dice, gusta

Episode length: (21:30 min, story @ 5:36, full story @ 17:05)

Listen on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or Youtube

Download Printable Resources

Episode 014 Transcript: Popocatépetl e Iztaccíhuatl Parte 1.docx


Materials for class

As a companion to each episode, we have some printable activities you can use with your class. Click here to download the activities for Episode 14. 

Here are some ways to use them!

Print out page 1 for students to read before, during, or after listening.

Print out page 2 for students to complete alone or in groups before or after reading. Have students match the Spanish on the left with the English on the right.

Print out page 4 and have students determine which event in each pair occurred first. They could complete it after listening to the episode or make predictions before listening.

Accompanying lessons and additional links

This is the version we used as the basis for the episode:

Popocatépetl e Iztaccíhuatl - Versión simplificada

This are more detailed versions:

Popocatépetl e Iztaccíhuatl - Versión estándar

Popocatépetl e Iztaccíhuatl

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