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 21m. Bisher sind 154 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 4 hours 1 minute


episode 8: Mi abuela la curandera (My Grandmother the Healer) - Revisited

As a child, Dr. Linda Valencia was fascinated by her grandmother, a traditional healer in Guatemala. But after choosing a different path and becoming a medical doctor, Linda realized that she could integrate the best parts of her grandmother's...



episode 7: Tejiendo un legado (Weaving a Legacy)

In El Salvador, waist loom weaving is a revered craft, historically undertaken by women — until Ronald Vega had to take over the job from his sick mother, becoming the first man in his family, and his country, to practice this ancestral technique. A...



episode 6: Una victoria en la cancha (A Victory on the Soccer Field) - Revisited

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...



episode 5: Las mamás del río Amazonas (Mothers of the Amazon River) - Revisited

Dr. Magaly Blas trades the security of a city hospital job for a post in the Amazon, where she serves pregnant women who don't have access to modern healthcare. But when Magaly discovers that she, too, is pregnant, her work takes on a whole new level...



episode 4: Las cholitas de hoy (Cholitas of Today)

A group of indigenous women from Bolivia go to great heights to show the world that mountaineering is for everyone — including cholitas who wear their traditional skirts and shawls with pride. A transcript of this episode is available at...


 2023-04-27  21m

episode 3: Rap originario (Indigenous Rap)

A young Mexican man discovers that he can use rap as a tool to help save his native language. But can he convince a new generation to love this new form of rap, too? A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.


 2023-04-20  25m

episode 2: 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...


 2023-04-13  22m

episode 1: El héroe de libros (The Book Hero)

In 2013, a Peruvian photographer visits his parents’ village and unexpectedly becomes dedicated to improving literacy in rural Peru.  A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.


 2023-04-06  26m

Trailer Season 18

The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with new episodes starting April 6, 2023. Listen to the trailer now!


 2023-03-30  1m

episode 6: The Mystery of the Itata - El último viaje (The Final Voyage)

Ricardo Bordones and Carlos Cortés are caught in a huge storm and fear they may suffer the same fate as the passengers of the Vapor Itata. How much will they risk to find the sunken shipwreck? A transcript of this episode is available at...


 2023-02-16  23m