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Episode 4 of The Garbanzo Spanish Podcast is Available Now!

September 15, 2022

Penelope is a girl who is almost perfect… but she has just one major flaw. In Episode 4 of the Garbanzo Spanish Podcast, you'll find out exactly what is going on with almost-perfect-Penelope!

This story is told by Nelly Hughes who comes from Michoacán, México, and lends her talents all across the Garbanzo and Comprehensible Classroom universes!

The episode is almost entirely in Spanish, and it builds on language that we introduced in the first three episodes of the podcast. Listen to the episodes in sequence to maximize your understanding! This episode most closely aligns with Somos Unit 2. 

Core vocabulary: camina, dice, ve

Episode Length: (21:47 min, story @ 5:33, full story @ 16:52)

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

Download Printable Resources

Episode 004 Transcript: Penélope y el gigante.docx

Cover Episode 4

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 4. 

Here are some ways to use them!

Before listening, print out page 2 and allow students to discover just how many words from this episode they already know!

While or after listening, print out page 3 and have students decide which statements are true or false.

Accompanying lessons and additional links

Episode 4 story on Garbanzo: Penelope y el gigante

Learn about the voice artist: Las voces de Garbanzo: Nelly Andrade-Hughes

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