We break down each line from the episode 70a. Despertando a la Pesadilla (Awakening to the Nightmare), first in English and then in Spanish. After we say the line in English, say the line out loud in Spanish to practice your speaking, and then we’ll tell you the correct response in Spanish.
A full transcript of this episode is available at https://icanspeakspanish.com/70b-2-2-despertando-a-la-pesadilla-line-by-line-breakdown/
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[00:54] When I was in the middle of a paralysis episode,
[01:02] Cuando estaba en medio de un episodio de parálisis,
[01:11] Cuando estaba en medio de un episodio de parálisis,
[01:19] instinctively the first thing I tried to do was to open my eyes,
[01:30] instintivamente lo primero que intentaba hacer era abrir los ojos,
[01:41] instintivamente lo primero que intentaba hacer era abrir los ojos,
[01:53] and at times, I managed to do this a little,
[02:02] y en algunos momentos conseguía hacerlo un poco,
[02:11] y en algunos momentos conseguía hacerlo un poco,
[02:20] I could see the room where I was but with quite a lot of effort,
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