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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.

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    • 4.2, 81 Ratings

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.

    Rap originario (Indigenous Rap)

    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.

    • 23 min
    Las mamás del río Amazonas (Mothers of the Amazon River)

    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 of meaning.

    A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 22 min
    El arte del café (The Art of Coffee)

    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 Australia and the United States? Federico is convinced they can — and inspires Alejandro to believe the same.

    A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 23 min
    Un exiliado en Rusia (An Exile in Russia)

    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 available at podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 23 min
    Libros tras las rejas (Books Behind Bars)

    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 episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 22 min
    Trailer Season 8

    Trailer Season 8

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

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
81 Ratings

81 Ratings

science girl 2009 ,

Cool 😎

I was learning Spanish when this popped up on my phone 📞 so I started watching it and it is so good 😊 I listen too it every day I think you will like it too #try it 👍😍

szalonyeryk ,

Thank u Duolingo 😍

This helped me so much with spanish and French but.... could you maybe do a Russian one (or Russian short stories) thank you anyways 🏳️‍🌈 🇪🇸 🇷🇺

DGsupergirl ,

Wow!!!

Great show and fantastic idea! But i would make a beginner spanish podcast also for those beginners out there! Still a small idea but massivly big effect!

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