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 138 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 22 hours 32 minutes


episode 3: Costumbres - Asadoras in Argentina

An asadora — a woman grill master — in Argentina breaks into the male-dominated field of barbecuing, creating an entire movement. We'd love to hear from you! Please take our audience survey at this link . A transcript of this episode is...


 2022-03-17  21m

episode 2: Costumbres - Monigotes in Ecuador

In Quito, entrepreneur Paúl Mendez updates his community’s New Year’s custom — burning effigies, or monigotes — to make it healthier for the environment. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.


 2022-03-10  16m

episode 1: Costumbres - Siestas in Spain

When a Spanish mayor signs a yearly proclamation requesting everyone respect the hours of the siesta, his small town suddenly makes headlines around the world. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.


 2022-03-03  20m

Trailer Season 14

The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back for a special season, with new episodes on March 3rd. Listen to the trailer now!


 2022-02-24  2m

episode 8: El don del lenguaje (The Gift of Language)

For almost a decade, Leydis Lopez put her career in education on hold. Until one day, she finally decided to lean into her native Spanish language to give children the gift of bilingualism. A transcript of this episode is available at...


 2021-12-16  22m

episode 7: Operación Pedro Pan (Operation Pedro Pan)

At eight years old, Margarita Lora Prats left Cuba in a plane full of children, thinking she was headed on a vacation. But she was actually one of thousands of children airlifted to the United States during the Cuban Revolution, in a covert program...


 2021-12-09  23m

episode 6: Barbacoa sin fronteras (Barbacoa Beyond Borders)

After fleeing her hometown of Capulhuac, México, Cristina Martínez starts all over in Philadelphia, where she rises to fame as a barbacoa chef. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.


 2021-12-02  23m

episode 5: Los gemelos bailarines (The Dancing Twins)

Growing up in Venezuela, identical twin brothers Emilio and Orlando Tovar Gil had to lean on each other to survive. After working hard to pursue an international dance career, will a series of setbacks cause them to break up? A transcript of this...


 2021-11-25  23m

episode 4: Hilos de cambio (Threads of Change)

For years, Jane Terrazas lived in fear of violence in her hometown of Juárez. But later, she used her skills as a designer and artist to empower women to gain economic freedom and personal safety. A transcript of this episode is available at...


 2021-11-18  18m

episode 3: El ciclista nómada (The Bike Nomad)

Ever since he was a kid, Rafa Millan-Garcia got through tough times by getting on his bike and pedaling alone for miles. But after one very long bike ride took him 1,700 miles from his home in Mexico City to Colorado, this nomad found a community that...


 2021-11-11  23m