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.

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.

Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.

Oct 23, 2019 • 21:54

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 to Paraguay’s national soccer league.
Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.

Oct 16, 2019 • 24:39

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.

Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.

Sep 25, 2019 • 24:09

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El tenor mexicano (The Mexican Tenor) 20:38 Sep 18, 2019
La reina del pelo bueno (The Queen of Good Hair) 21:16 Sep 11, 2019
De México a Marte (From Mexico to Mars) 21:12 Aug 28, 2019
Colores del Maíz (Shades of Maize) 22:54 Aug 21, 2019
Igualdad en la pista (Equality on the racetrack) 19:54 Aug 14, 2019
Trailer Season 5 01:31 Aug 7, 2019
El Milagro del Café (The Coffee Miracle) 23:49 Jun 26, 2019
El activista 24:39 Jun 19, 2019
Buscando el Río Hirviente (In Search of the Boiling River) 23:47 Jun 12, 2019
Bicimáquinas (Bicycle Machines) 21:20 Jun 5, 2019
The Wine Master (El Maestro del vino) 24:05 May 29, 2019
Washington y George en las Islas Galápagos (Washington & George in the Galápagos) 22:35 May 22, 2019
Leímos y cantamos juntos (We Read and Sang Together) 18:46 May 15, 2019
La mejor inversión (The Best Investment) 18:20 May 1, 2019
Trailer Season 4 01:24 Apr 25, 2019
El rescatado (The Rescued) 21:53 Jan 9, 2019
Mis dos papás (My Two Dads) 21:24 Jan 2, 2019
El regalo (The Gift) 20:39 Dec 19, 2018
Autostop en Afganistán (Hitchhiking in Afghanistan) 22:05 Dec 12, 2018
La nana (The Nanny) 22:52 Dec 5, 2018
Antártida (Antarctica) 20:57 Nov 28, 2018
Flamenco 19:05 Nov 19, 2018
La testigo (The witness) 20:57 Nov 14, 2018
Trailer Season 3 01:33 Nov 9, 2018
Aventuras con mi padre 21:40 Aug 22, 2018
Shakespeare en la montaña 17:11 Aug 15, 2018
Nuestro Naranjito 19:34 Aug 8, 2018
Piji y yo 20:17 Aug 1, 2018
Refugiados 19:50 Jul 25, 2018
Sin vergüenza 17:14 Jul 18, 2018
La voz de la calle 19:57 Jul 11, 2018
Los guerrilleros 19:07 Jul 4, 2018
La maleta azul 15:54 Jun 27, 2018
El secuestro 22:42 Jan 31, 2018
Las cartas de papá 18:41 Jan 24, 2018
En el camino 15:54 Jan 17, 2018
Helen Brown 19:27 Jan 10, 2018
Una chilena en China 13:10 Jan 3, 2018
Memorias y milanesas 15:20 Dec 20, 2017
Sin miedo 16:24 Dec 13, 2017
Mi héroe, mi amigo 14:36 Dec 6, 2017