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 138 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 22 hours 32 minutes

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Trailer Season 14


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


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 2022-02-24  2m
 
 

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.


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 2022-03-03  20m
 
 

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.


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 2022-03-10  16m
 
 

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...


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 2022-03-17  21m
 
 

episode 4: Costumbres - Piñatas in Mexico


Julián Meconetzin Rangel Sosa learned how to craft piñatas when he was a kid. So when he launched his own business, he also taught children in schools how to make them, passing the custom onto the next generation. A transcript of this episode is...


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 2022-03-24  19m
 
 

episode 5: Costumbres - La once in Chile


Journalist Kalú Downey and her friend worried that Chilean teatime known as “la once” was fading, so they launched a social media project to celebrate it, only to discover deeper meanings behind the custom. A transcript of this episode is...


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 2022-03-31  21m
 
 

episode 6: Costumbres - Quinceañeras in the U.S.


As the daughter of recent immigrants from Ecuador, Francis Gortaire didn’t get to have a traditional quinceañera when she turned 15. But, for her 30th birthday, she decided to host the quinceañera she never had and shared an important announcement...


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 2022-03-31  21m
 
 

episode 7: Costumbres - Chapitas in Venezuela


Growing up in Venezuela, Gyorgy Aponte played a makeshift version of baseball, “chapitas,” using bottle caps and a broom. With his family and baseball buddies dispersed around the world, he decides to pass on the custom to his son in Canada.


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 2022-04-14  19m
 
 

episode 8: Costumbres - Casitas in the Bronx


Leonor Torres finds a sense of community and a way to preserve customs from Puerto Rico at El Flamboyan garden and its casita in the Bronx, but it almost get destroyed. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.


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 2022-04-21  20m
 
 
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