Duolingo Spanish Podcast

True stories for English speakers learning Spanish. From the makers of Duolingo, the most popular language-learning app, comes a new podcast that delivers fascinating real-life stories in easy-to-understand Spanish with English narration. These are not language lessons; they’re life lessons through language. Hosted by Martina Castro, co-founder of NPR’s Radio Ambulante.

https://podcast.duolingo.com/spanish

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 20m. Bisher sind 50 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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episode 5: El paraíso del chef (The Chef’s Paradise)


Rodrigo Pacheco worked in some of the world's best restaurants, but he never truly felt like the chef he aspired to be until he found himself far from the culinary scene on the Ecuadorian coast. That's where his quest to build a 100% sustainable...


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episode 4: La isla olvidada de Venezuela (Venezuela's Forgotten Island)


Working as a nurse in Venezuela during the worst economic crisis in the country's history, Fabiola Molero is used to seeing hardship. But when she and her team saw a photo of a girl suffering from extreme malnutrition on a nearby island, they knew the...


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episode 3: Estar en las nubes (Head in the Clouds)


Eréndira Sánchez is a young skydiving apprentice in Mexico when a world-famous skydiver offers her a chance to train at his facility in the U.S. But after a tragic accident, Eréndira is forced to choose between a life of freedom in the sky or one...


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episode 2: Drag queen de nacimiento (Born to Drag)


In 1980s Quibdó, a rural, Afro Colombian city, homophobia was a part of everyday life. But when Erlin Mena found the courage to put on heels and dance in drag, he helped create a thriving queer community that endures to this day. Study materials and...


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episode 1: La rebeldía mariachi (The Rebels of Mariachi)


Growing up as the daughter of a mariachi, Mireya Ramos learned early on that mariachi was a male-dominated world. But after moving to New York City, Mireya decided to challenge tradition and create an all-female mariachi group, opening doors for other...


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 2019-12-12  24m
 
 

Trailer Season 6


The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with new episodes starting Thursday, December 12. Listen to the trailer now!


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 2019-12-05  1m
 
 

episode 8: La lucha por la identidad (The Fight for Identity)


It took Vincenzo Bruno years to fully embrace his trans identity. But the moment he did, he became a fierce advocate for other LGBTIQ Costa Ricans, helping to launch a campaign that would end up altering the course of Costa Rican history. Study...


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 2019-10-24  21m
 
 

episode 7: Una victoria en la cancha (A Victory on the Soccer Field)


In May 2019, twenty Paraguayan soccer players traveled from their hometown to Asunción, the nation’s capital, to play the most important game of their lives. Led by their captain, José Elías Argaña, they were the first indigenous team to qualify...


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 2019-10-17  24m
 
 

episode 6: El Woodstock chileno (Chilean Woodstock)


In 1970, in a country polarized by cold-war politics, Jorge Gómez organized an outdoor music festival. But what he expected to be a peaceful gathering turned into a life-defining moment that would become an enduring myth in his country. Study...


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 2019-09-26  24m
 
 

episode 5: El tenor mexicano (The Mexican Tenor)


Mexican tenor Javier Camarena discovered he wanted to sing Opera the first time he heard it. His passion for singing Opera lead him to test his strengths and determination over and over. Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available...


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 2019-09-19  20m