56 episodes

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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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.

    Una maestra en botas (A Teacher in Army Boots)

    Una maestra en botas (A Teacher in Army Boots)

    In 1961, 15-year-old Norma Guillard left her family behind and ventured into rural Cuba as part of a nationwide campaign to teach people how to read. Her eight-month journey would culminate in a historic accomplishment for her country—and give Norma an opportunity to leave poverty behind.

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

    • 23 min
    "Lo que puede un cuerpo" (“What the Body Can Do”)

    "Lo que puede un cuerpo" (“What the Body Can Do”)

    For 30 years, Ana Larriel struggled with her weight and her body image. Until she decided her body wasn't what needed to change. The cultural perspective she had grown up with was what needed changing.
    A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 22 min
    Trailer Season 7

    Trailer Season 7

    The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with new episodes starting March 26, 2020. Listen to the trailer now!

    • 2 min
    Jaime, el artista (Jaime, The Artist)

    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.

    • 23 min
    El embajador del Mofongo (The Mofongo Ambassador)

    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 https://podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 23 min
    La herencia del mezcal (The Mezcal Inheritance)

    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 https://podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 19 min

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