Spanish With Karla: Articles and Numbers

In this episode, we dive into the world of learning Spanish without a structured program. The main speaker, a Spanish native, shares their experience of learning English as an adult and emphasizes that you can learn and speak Spanish without having to know all the grammatical rules. They provide information about their website,, and encourage listeners to check out their podcast episodes and notes. The main speaker then proceeds to teach the basics of Spanish sentence structure, starting with the definite articles “la,” “el,” “las,” and “los” and how they define the gender and number of the noun. They also discuss the differences between masculine and feminine articles and introduce the indefinite articles “un,” “unos,” “una,” and “unas.” The main speaker provides examples and encourages practice to improve language skills. Moving on, the conversation shifts to using verbs in Spanish, particularly the verbs “ser” and “estar” to describe characteristics and locations. The main speaker shares their excitement about the potential of getting a guide dog in the future and discusses the importance of accommodating individuals with disabilities. Further along, the focus turns towards forming questions and phrases in Spanish, including how to ask “How are you?” and “Who is she?” They also introduce vocabulary words for describing someone’s appearance, such as “bonita” and “guapo.” The conversation concludes with a review of numbers in Spanish, specifically from ten to twenty. The main speaker provides pronunciation tips and points out cultural references associated with certain numbers. They offer guidance on how to say and spell the numbers, emphasizing the importance of practice and providing resources for further learning.