Hi English/Spanish Learners! Ayleen here, your teacher from wespeakidiomas.com
Today Chris and I come to you from Gili Air, and we’ll talk about the interesting facts we found on this Indonesian island.
This conversation features lots new vocabulary for intermediate students, and is a good example of a spontaneous, authentic English-Spanish conversation between two travelers.
Episode 2: Interesting facts in Gili Air – Cosas curiosas en Gili Air
You can learn more about the new vocabulary used in this conversation below:
- mosque: a building in which Muslims worship / In Spanish: mezquita
- acera: orilla de la vía pública por donde caminan los peatones / In English: sidewalk
- agonizar: be near death. I said Pensé que alguien estaba agonizando…
- straw: a thin tube of paper or plastic for sucking up liquid from a bottle or a cup / In spanish: cañita, popote, pajilla.
- malcriar: ceder a los caprichos de alguien. I said Asia nos está malcriando. / In English: Asia is spoiling us.
- chant: to sing or say a religious song or prayer in a way that involves using only one note or tone / In Spanish: cántico