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 142 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 23 hours 47 minutes


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Trailer Season 6

The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with new episodes starting Thursday, December 12. Listen to the trailer now!


 2019-12-05  1m

episode 1: La rebeldía mariachi (The Rebels of Mariachi)

Growing up as the daughter of a mariachi, Mireya Ramos learned early on that mariachi was a male-dominated world. But after moving to New York City, Mireya decided to challenge tradition and create an all-female mariachi group, opening doors for other...


 2019-12-12  24m

episode 2: Drag queen de nacimiento (Born to Drag)

In 1980s Quibdó, a rural, Afro Colombian city, homophobia was a part of everyday life. But when Erlin Mena found the courage to put on heels and dance in drag, he helped create a thriving queer community that endures to this day. Study materials and...


 2019-12-19  22m

episode 3: Estar en las nubes (Head in the Clouds)

Eréndira Sánchez is a young skydiving apprentice in Mexico when a world-famous skydiver offers her a chance to train at his facility in the U.S. But after a tragic accident, Eréndira is forced to choose between a life of freedom in the sky or one...


 2020-01-02  24m

episode 4: La isla olvidada de Venezuela (Venezuela's Forgotten Island)

Working as a nurse in Venezuela during the worst economic crisis in the country's history, Fabiola Molero is used to seeing hardship. But when she and her team saw a photo of a girl suffering from extreme malnutrition on a nearby island, they knew the...


 2020-01-09  20m

episode 5: 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...


 2020-01-16  20m

episode 6: La herencia del mezcal (The Mezcal Inheritance)

Yola grew up watching her grandfather make mezcal. When he died, she took up the mantle. But how would she transform her grandfather’s hobby into a mezcal for the masses? Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at...


 2020-01-23  19m

episode 7: El embajador del Mofongo (The Mofongo Ambassador)

A young Puerto Rican man takes a dish from his homeland and creates a global food sensation. But when Hurricane Maria hits, he finds a new way of using food to help the island he loves. A transcript of this episode is available at...


 2020-01-30  23m

episode 8: Jaime el artista (Jaime The Artist)

A Spanish fashion designer works hard to give her autistic son every opportunity—then discovers that he has a special talent and makes him her business partner. A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.


 2020-02-06  23m
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