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.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 22m. Bisher sind 106 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 12 hours 14 minutes


Trailer Season 13

The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with new episodes on October 28. Listen to the trailer now!



episode 6: The Rodin Thief - Art Mysteries, Episode 6

After a famous sculpture by Auguste Rodin goes missing, and then dramatically reappears, a Chilean filmmaker sets out to uncover the motives of the mysterious art student responsible for the theft. A transcript of this episode is available at...


 2021-09-09  23m

episode 5: The Secret Life of María Lejárraga - Art Mysteries, Episode 5

When two literature professors discover that a woman named María Lejárraga was behind some of the greatest Spanish literary works of the 20th century, they set out to learn why her name was omitted from history, and do everything in their power to...


 2021-09-02  22m

episode 4: Frida Kahlo’s Secret Room - Art Mysteries, Episode 4

For 47 years after her death, a room in Mexican painter Frida Kahlo’s house remained sealed to the outside world. When it was finally opened in 2004, it revealed amazing insights into the painter and her life. A transcript of this episode is...


 2021-08-26  21m

episode 3: The Fake Matisse - Art Mysteries, Episode 3

After a famous Matisse painting from a Venezuelan museum mysteriously shows up in a Miami art gallery, a journalist investigates and discovers the unthinkable: for years, the so-called masterpiece on display at the museum was a fake. A transcript of...


 2021-08-19  21m

episode 2: The Picasso in Exile - Art Mysteries, Episode 2

Pablo Picasso’s most famous work, the anti-war mural called Guernica, is returned to Spain under a veil of secrecy after 44 years outside the country during the Franco dictatorship. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.


 2021-08-12  23m

episode 1: The Missing Gabriel García Marquez: Art Mysteries, Episode 1

When a first edition of Gabriel García Márquez’s famous book, One Hundred Years of Solitude, disappears from a book fair in Bogotá, Colombia, a devoted bookseller vows to get it back. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.


 2021-08-05  27m

Trailer Season 12

The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with a very special season on August 5. Listen to the trailer now!


 2021-07-29  1m

episode 8: Los lowriders de hoy (Lowriders of Today)

Marisa Rosales loved cars as a kid. But it wasn’t until she discovered lowriders as a young woman that she found a car community connected to her Mexican-American identity. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.


 2021-06-17  26m

episode 7: El toreo de hoy (Bullfighting of Today)

Juan Pablo grew up fascinated with bullfighting, a tradition in his home country of Spain. But when he discovers recorte — the art of bull dodging — he sees it as a thrilling, more humane alternative. He throws himself into the dangerous...


 2021-06-10  24m