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The Garbanzo Spanish Podcast: Episode 28: El Cuero

March 11, 2024

In this episode, you will hear about a whole species of terrifying creature from Chile!  El Cuero lurks near the shore waiting to devour its next victim. Listen to learn its habits and how to defeat it!

This episode was written around the Somos 1 Unit 12 level. 

Core Vocab: cuero, pieles, manta, puede volar, ojos rojos, garras, ventosa, lagos, orilla, se acerca, agarra

Episode length: 31:26 (story begins at 14:03, full story begins at 24:53)

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El cuero, an image of a black manta ray like creature with red eyes

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 28. 

Here are some ways to use them!

Print out page 1 and have your students read the story before, during, or after listening. 

Print out the diccionario on page 2 and have your students fill in the missing boxes while listening. 

Print out the Mentiroso activity on page 3 and have your students choose the false statement and then write "two truths and a lie" of their own. 

Print out page 5 and have students create a matching activity for a classmate to complete using sentences from the story.  


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Episode 28 printables, an image of Bonzo catching a cuero with a briar

Accompanying lessons and additional links

El Cuero

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