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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.

Latest Episodes:

  • Part 3: Las detenciones (The Arrests)
    An unexpected betrayal leads to the downfall of the robbers. But police still struggle to answer a central question: Who is the man who dreamt up this audacious plan that... Read more
    Published on: 2020-11-04
  • 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... Read more
    Published on: 2019-10-16
  • 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... Read more
    Published on: 2019-08-28
  • La testigo (The witness)
    When Andrea Krichmar was a girl, she spent an  afternoon at her friend’s dad’s house. This was during the dictatorship in Argentina, and that afternoon, without knowing it, Andrea witnessed... Read more
    Published on: 2018-11-14
  • Trailer Season 3
    The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with new episodes starting Thursday, November 15th. Listen to the trailer now!... Read more
    Published on: 2018-11-09
  • Aventuras con mi padre
    When Sonia González was a child, her father was the center of her universe, always leading the family on adventures to different parts of Venezuela. But one day, all of... Read more
    Published on: 2018-08-22
  • Shakespeare en la montaña
    When Nicolás Barreto went up the mountains of Venezuela for the first time, he was chasing after a girl. There he worked alongside her for a month putting together a... Read more
    Published on: 2018-08-15
  • Nuestro Naranjito
    Classifying for the World Cup is an emotional roller coaster for most soccer fans, but in 2018, that was especially true for Peruvians, who hadn’t seen their country compete on... Read more
    Published on: 2018-08-08