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Dining Out [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

Whether it's dining out in a fine restaurant or getting snacks in a tapas bar, this program lets viewers know which phrases to use to order appetizers, meals, and desserts while in Spain. In addition, host Yolanda Vazquez visits a cooking school where chefs prepare dishes from a variety of regions, and introduces a food writer who discusses popular culinary choices.
Online
1987
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Where Are You From? [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

In this program host Yolanda Vazquez explains how to use the Espana Viva series, and then begins a tour of historic Cantabria. Viewers learn ways to start conversations about where they are from as they meet international exchange students and tourists enjoying the region's beaches and mountains.
Online
1987
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Greetings and Introductions [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

This program travels to Santander, a port city now popular as a vacation spot, to teach greetings and introductions, and how to order beer, juice, and tea. Host Yolanda Vazquez spends time with a family that has worked in the fishing industry for three generations, celebrates a local fiesta, and discovers the social importance of the cafe.
Online
1987
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Grocery Shopping and Families [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

Visiting outdoor markets, small grocery stores, and a Cantabrian dairy farm renowned for its cheese, this program goes over the words for basic food items and how to pay for them. Residents talk about their families, describing their marital status, children, and siblings, while kids tell program host Yolanda Vazquez how old they are.
Online
1987
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Asking for Directions [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

The Cantabrian village of Santillano was an important pilgrimage site in the Middle Ages. In this program Yolanda Vazquez talks with residents who welcome tourists to their town, and also meets with a local artisan who prefers to work away from the crowds. Viewers learn how to ask for directions-and understand the replies.
Online
1987
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Vacationing in Cantabria [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

In this program tourists tell host Yolanda Vazquez where they are from, what they like about visiting Santander, and which languages they speak, including Catalan, Galego (Galician), and Basque-Spain's official co-languages. Rowing races and recreation in the Picos de Europa mountains are featured as viewers discover how to participate in vacation-themed conversations.
Online
1987
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On the Road [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

It takes approximately an hour to drive from Segovia to Madrid, and in this program viewers find out how to ask for maps, refuel, order snacks, and locate a restroom. Before leaving Segovia, host Yolanda Vazquez asks people what there is to see in that historic town, and examines what life is like for young people who live there.
Online
1987
8.

The Workday in Madrid [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

What is a typical workday in Madrid? In this program Yolanda Vazquez investigates working hours, lunch breaks, and weekends, asks schoolchildren what their parents do for a living, and polls people on whether they still observe the traditional siesta. Viewers learn how to discuss their livelihoods and to tell time in Spanish.
Online
1987
9.

Shopping and Fashion in Madrid [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

In this program, host Yolanda Vazquez shops for clothing in Madrid, letting viewers know how to ask about sizes, colors, and using the changing room. After touring the city's oldest candy shop and buying some treats, she presents a segment on avant-garde fashion designer Agatha de la Ruiz, who discusses and then showcases some of her whimsical creations.
Online
1987
10.

Leisure Time [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

Viewers learn how to converse about leisure time in this program as passersby tell host Yolanda Vazquez what they like to do on the weekend. Responses include strolling in the park, reading, playing basketball and other sports, and riding the Strawberry Train for an excursion to the historic gardens of Aranjuez. A profile of the Royal Palace is included.
Online
1987
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By Train to Seville [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

Traveling by rail is the focus of this program, covering times of departure and arrival, asking about and paying for tickets, and determining how long the trip will take. Host Yolanda Vazquez discusses Seville's rich cultural heritage, and points out the different accents viewers might hear in southern Spain. The video features a performance by flamenco singer Calixto Sanchez.
Online
1987
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Hotel Accommodations [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

Having arrived in Seville, this program shows how to check into a hotel, with lessons on determining the room's size, location, and rates, and whether breakfast is included in the price. Host Yolanda Vazquez also explores Seville's Moorish past, touring the Alcazar and then looking at traditional corral housing. Residents talk about where they live and where they would like to live.
Online
1987
13.

The Weather in Andalusia [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

In this program viewers learn to answer questions about the weather, with responses that range from "cold" to "hot" to "horrible!" After explaining how to buy suntan lotion and aspirin at a pharmacy, host Yolanda Vazquez presents segments on the vineyards that produce world-famous sherry, and on the Coto Donana nature preserve, now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Online
1987
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Going on Vacation [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

Where do Sevillanos got to escape the summer heat? In this program, host Yolanda Vazquez relates ways to talk about vacations as she speaks with residents about where they've gone for holiday and how long they stayed away. In addition, the video profiles Seville's Holy Week festivities and an artisan who creates sculptures for its famous procession of floats.
Online
1987
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Buying Souvenirs [electronic resource]: Espana Viva

Catching up on a few "musts" for any visitor to Seville, in this program host Yolanda Vazquez advises on buying souvenir plates, and planning an outing to a flamenco dance performance. The city's oldest ceramics workshop, known for its geometric-patterned tiles, and a school that teaches the art of flamenco dance, are featured.
Online
1987