Learning a new language takes more than just memorizing vocabulary and repeating words.
To get the best grasp of a foreign language like Spanish, you’ll want to dive deep into the cultures that use Spanish as their primary language every day and understand its origins.
Our podcast of the week helps English speakers learn Spanish by sharing real-life stories to add context to the language and immerse learners into Spanish-speaking cultures.
Congratulations to Duolingo Spanish Podcast for winning podcast of the week!
Listen to popular episodes from the Duolingo Spanish Podcast on Bullhorn:
- El Milagro del Café (The Coffee Miracle)
- El rescatado (The Rescued)
- Aventuras con mi padre
- El secuestro
Host: Martina Castro, co-founder of NPR’s Radio Ambulante
What is the Duolingo Spanish Podcast about?
If you’re learning Spanish, you’ve probably already heard about Duolingo. Duolingo is one of the most popular language-learning apps in the world, helping millions of people everywhere learn a host of languages, everything from Spanish and German to Chinese and Swedish.
The mobile app offers a progressive language-learning experience, taking users through short, entertaining exercises that help them learn vocabulary in an interactive and fun way.
The Duolingo Spanish Podcast takes the language-learning experience one step further by offering real-life stories that listeners can hear to enhance their experience and immerse themselves in an audio narrative.
Are you new to speaking Spanish and can’t quite keep up with all the unfamiliar vocabulary? Not to worry! Podcast host, Martina Castro, narrates episodes in English to help both new and long-time learners get a better understanding of the context, whether or not they’re fluent in Spanish.
Why subscribe to the podcast?
It’s one thing to learn a language by repeating vocabulary; but to truly understand and grasp a new language with depth, learners must hear the language and use the language in a practical manner.
The Duolingo Spanish Podcasts adds context and culture to the vocabulary, helping native English speakers learn the language with greater insight and understanding. Looking to learn the best time to use certain vocabulary? The narratives on the Duolingo Spanish Podcast engage users and transport them into real-life stories with native Spanish speakers to help listeners make sense of when and where the language is best used.
Check out the Duolingo Spanish Podcast on Bullhorn.
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