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Listen now! The Garbanzo Spanish Podcast Episode 16: Sí, 3PO

March 27, 2023

Do you have one of those names that people are always mispronouncing? In this episode you will hear about a frustrated android who can’t make himself understood in his new Spanish class. This story is told by Walter Rodriguez Martinez.

This episode comes from Somos 1 Unit 6.  

Core Vocabulary: Idioma, se sienta, se levanta, le grita

Episode length: 12:38. (Story begins 5:31, Uninterrupted story begins 9:50)

Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or Google Podcasts

Download Printable Resources

Episode 016 Transcript: Sí, 3PO.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 16. 

Here are some ways to use them!

Print out page 1 so your students can read the story before, during, or after listening to the episode

Print out page 2 and have your students match up the Spanish sentences with their meaning.

Print out page 4 and have your students illustrate a scene from the story and do some very simple writing.

Accompanying lessons and additional links

Sí, XPO (Presente)

Sí, XPO (Pasado)

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