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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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As a violent storm descends on the Vapor Itata, Jorge X realizes he and his fellow passengers are in great danger. A transcript of this episode is available at http://bit.ly/3Hc5lyK.
In this episode we’ll travel back to Chile in 1922 to witness the Vapor Itata’s last voyage. There, we’ll follow Jorge X, a journalist who was heading north to cover a story that would expose the injustices in his country. But all the while, a bigger story was unfolding…right aboard the ship. A transcript of this episode is available at http://bit.ly/3H1eryb.
Ricardo Bordones, a Chilean sociologist, discovers that a century ago, a ship sank off the coast of his country, taking over 500 lives with it. When Ricardo starts to investigate the shipwreck, he realizes that almost no one knows about it. So, together with his longtime friend and marine biologist, Carlos Cortés, Ricardo decides to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, to find the Vapor Itata and honor its memory. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3GApWwB.
Season 17 Trailer

Season 17 Trailer

2022-12-1501:423

The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with a special season on Jan 12. Listen to the trailer now!
In Mexico City, tacos run the gamut, from late night snack to haute cuisine. As a chef and food tour guide, Yimnah Rosas has tried them all and uses this iconic street food to reveal a deeper side of Mexican culture. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3TbVs8Y.
In 2005, Brenda Sánchez Freixanet moved to La Roma in Mexico City and fell in love with its charm and culture. But it was the neighborhood’s community and people that made her stay. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3EnnABz.
A writer and historian give us a tour of Mexico City’s centro histórico, the area connecting the city of today with the ancient city of Tenochtitlán. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3SKXTPx.
Photographer Aldo Gracia shows us why the leafy, relaxed enclave of La Condesa has become the canine capital of Mexico City. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3C0LpNW.
Feminist author Plaqueta takes us on a journey into the world of Mexico’s mighty muralistas, the women who shaped the nation’s identity through art. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3dhQgAS.
Trailer Season 16

Trailer Season 16

2022-09-0802:061

The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with a special season exploring Mexico City. It starts on September 15th. Listen to the trailer now!
When the glaciers in Ayacucho, Peru started disappearing, intense water shortages made life in the region unsustainable. Until two sisters revived the ancient practice of building sacred water reservoirs in the mountains. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3S9Xt5y.  
A Bolivian scientist sets out to study a species of bears critically endangered by drought and loss of habitat. Along the way, she shows the local community how helping the bears can protect their livelihood and the forest against climate change. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3ohWr9Z.
After Hurricane Maria knocked out power on Puerto Rico for months, Ada Ramona Miranda Alvarado worked to protect communities on the island against future outages, using solar power. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3OjofW2.
Industrial designer Enrique Lomnitz wanted to use his creativity for good. When he learned that climate change was making water scarcity even worse for Mexico City’s low income residents, he tried to harness a natural resource: rain. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3PhQzZX.
A young Argentinian is inspired by Greta Thunberg to create one of Argentina’s most influential environmental organizations. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3yxSweY.
When Julio Cusurichi saw loggers push deeper and deeper into the Amazon, he realized they threatened both the fragile rainforest and the traditional way of life for Indigenous communities in Peru. So he decided to make it his life's work to protect Indigenous lands and rights. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3tVN7f8.
When primary school teacher Helena Vilardell’s students told her they wanted to ride their bikes to school, she came up with the idea of the “bicibús.” It quickly took off as a movement to take back the streets, helping create a cleaner environment and better future. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3b6AA1N.
A college student in Uruguay finds a way to salvage food that would otherwise be thrown away. With the help of friends, he manages to not only provide healthier food options for vulnerable communities, but also fight climate change. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3MJSx3G.
Trailer Season 15

Trailer Season 15

2022-06-0201:241

The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back for a special season, with new episodes on June 9th. Listen to the trailer now!
Leonor Torres finds a sense of community and a way to preserve customs from Puerto Rico at El Flamboyan garden and its casita in the Bronx, but it almost gets destroyed. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3K3yUC0.
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Ben Patel

Am enjoying the podcasts as well as the Duo classes in Spanish. Has been a great help. Gracias por todo.

Jan 14th
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T Bott

Pretty good

Oct 6th
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Beth Vye

Season 9 was the best! Make more like this one! 🙂

Sep 26th
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Beatrix Ducz

wonderful story!

Jul 29th
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Mary

where is the transcript? the link can't be opened

Jul 12th
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Parnian Sarlak

love u all in Duolingo 🥰❤ yo escribo lo que escucho y eso es muy interesante!❤❤❤

Jun 24th
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Parnian Sarlak

I adore you guys! I really enjoyed it! Big up to u all!!!😍😀🌿

Jun 20th
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Parnian Sarlak

love your podcasts!!! thank u all😃🥰❤

Jun 18th
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Lemene

as

Jun 16th
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Rhl Njf

متن پادکست کجاست؟

May 24th
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Abdolali Banihashemi

Genial! Muchissimas gracias!

Apr 19th
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Sama Khanchi

Mi tío tiene autismo y no me cae bien cuando la gente crean que él es estúpido. Él solo necesita mucho atención.

Apr 2nd
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Michael

Every American should be required to learn about the deep involvement of the US in the war crimes in Guatemala and countless other countries.

Mar 26th
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Z Kerr

"Good thing she championed abortion! Wouldnt want those poor, brown babies!" Please just give me the language and don't make heroes out of baby killers like Linda and Planned Parenthood.

Mar 5th
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Beatrix Ducz

would be necessary during heatwaves to get rest, but money is no1 priority

Mar 3rd
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Elmira darbandi

🤩🤩🤩💪

Feb 24th
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Yeganeh Shokrollahi

more power to you🔥so inspiring

Jan 27th
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Victoria Zet

Guys, do you have any information on if Victor managed to travel to Chile for the second time?

Jan 3rd
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Parnian Sarlak

👏👏👏❤❤❤

Dec 25th
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Duncan Dee

Wow, what a story! I'd heard of this but never looked into the details and specifics .. what an intense happening, for the children and for the parents, and even for the foster families. Thank you for sharing this story.

Dec 22nd
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