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 21m. Bisher sind 71 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 6: Un tesoro internacional (International Treasure)


There are two places Teresa Valcarce calls home: Spain and the United States. But after discovering that one of her countries never fulfilled a centuries-old promise to the other, Teresa sets out on a mission to track down a missing portrait, and...


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   20m
 
 

episode 5: 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.


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   23m
 
 

episode 4: Las mamás del río Amazonas (Mothers of the Amazon River)


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...


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   22m
 
 

episode 3: El arte del café (The Art of Coffee)


Alejandro Méndez's new boss, café-owner Federico Bolanos, is obsessed with one thing: training Alejandro to compete in the world's toughest barista competition. But can a country like El Salvador hold its own against prevailing champions like...


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   23m
 
 

episode 2: Un exiliado en Rusia (An Exile in Russia)


In 1973, 16-year-old Víctor Yáñez travels from his home in Chile to the former USSR to study agriculture. But when a military coup strikes at home, he's stranded in Communist Russia…for the rest of his life. A transcript of this episode is...


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 2020-07-09  23m
 
 

episode 1: Libros tras las rejas (Books Behind Bars)


Growing up in a house without books, Ana Sicilia always dreamed of having her own library. Years later, after teaching a writing workshop in a nearby prison, her dream would come true — just not in the way she'd imagined. A transcript of this...


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 2020-07-02  22m
 
 

Trailer Season 8


The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with new episodes starting  July 2, 2020. Listen to the trailer now!


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 2020-06-25  2m
 
 

Ask Martina Anything: Your Listener Questions Answered


In this special episode, we answer your most burning questions about the Duolingo Spanish Podcast! Listen as host and executive producer Martina Castro takes you behind the scenes of this one-of-a-kind podcast — with a little help from some friends....


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 2020-06-18  19m
 
 

episode 9: Los niños de los desaparecidos (The Children of the Disappeared)


As the child of adoptive parents in 1980s Argentina, Tatiana Sfiligoy knew her family situation was unique. But it would be another decade before she uncovered the truth about what happened to her biological parents — including the role her country...


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 2020-05-21  26m
 
 

episode 8: La vida en los tiempos del coronavirus (Life in the Time of Coronavirus)


Like many others around the world, Spanish speakers on both sides of the Atlantic have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with exceptional acts of courage and kindness. In this special episode, we’ll hear stories of people who have stepped up to...


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 2020-05-14  23m