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

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 8 hours 58 minutes


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Trailer Season 5

The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with new episodes starting Thursday, August 15. Listen to the trailer now!


 August 8, 2019  1m

episode 1: Igualdad en la pista (Equality on the racetrack)

Tatiana Calderón is the only female driver in Formula 2 racing, and she’s poised to make it to the top: Formula 1. In her career, she’s had to overcome many obstacles of a sport built by and for men–but now, she’s leading a revolution to go...


 August 15, 2019  19m

episode 2: Colores del Maíz (Shades of Maize)

Fernando Laposse is a Mexican designer with a particular obsession: corn. It’s an obsession that began in his childhood and would lead him to create a project that would not only help save the diversity of native corn in Mexico, but also revive a...


 August 22, 2019  22m

episode 3: De México a Marte (From Mexico to Mars)

Ever since she was a little girl, Carmen Félix knew she wanted to work on something related to space. So she defied cultural expectations, became one of the first Mexican scientists to work for NASA, and helped create and participate in some of the...


 August 29, 2019  21m

episode 4: La reina del pelo bueno (The Queen of Good Hair)

All her life, Cirle Tatis Ariza had been taught to think her curly hair was something to hide. But after years of harsh chemical treatments, Cirle learned to love her hair, and taught other women to do the same. A transcript of this episode is...


 September 12, 2019  21m

episode 5: El tenor mexicano (The Mexican Tenor)

Mexican tenor Javier Camarena discovered he wanted to sing Opera the first time he heard it. His passion for singing Opera lead him to test his strengths and determination over and over. A transcript of this episode is available at .


 September 19, 2019  20m

episode 6: El Woodstock chileno (Chilean Woodstock)

In 1970, in a country polarized by cold-war politics, Jorge Gómez organized an outdoor music festival. But what he expected to be a peaceful gathering turned into a life-defining moment that would become an enduring myth in his country. A transcript...


 September 26, 2019  24m

episode 7: Una victoria en la cancha (A Victory on the Soccer Field)

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...


 October 17, 2019  24m

episode 8: La lucha por la identidad (The Fight for Identity)

It took Vincenzo Bruno years to fully embrace his trans identity. But the moment he did, he became a fierce advocate for other LGBTIQ Costa Ricans, helping to launch a campaign that would end up altering the course of Costa Rican history. A transcript...


 October 24, 2019  21m
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