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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.
 
If you have a passion for the Spanish language, Latin music, and travel, then this podcast is for you. Learn to speak Spanish like a native speaker with weekly conversations and fun, music-based Spanish lessons. If you want to be fluent in Spanish, the best way to learn Spanish is to immerse yourself in the culture. Learn Spanish fast that you can use in real world Spanish conversations and close your Spanish grammar textbooks. Whether you're a Spanish beginner or intermediate Spanish learne ...
 
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Ever since he was a kid, Rafa Millan-Garcia got through tough times by getting on his bike and pedaling alone for miles. But after one very long bike ride took him 1,700 miles from his home in Mexico City to Colorado, this nomad found a community that he never wanted to leave. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.…
 
Do you struggle to stay consistent with learning Spanish each and every day and every week? Do you have times where you start studying, you make a little bit of progress and then you stop again and again? Or have you ever got a streak going on one of those apps and then you abandon it because one day came around, you completely forgot and then you …
 
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How many times have you learned something in Spanish, and when you need to use that word or phrase in a conversation you realize that you have completely forgotten it? In this episode of the podcast if you have trouble forgetting things we are going to touch on some strategies and techniques you can use to remember and retain the things you learn i…
 
In this episode of the podcast, you'll get to hear an excerpt of my interview with Elle Charisse from the Speaking Tongues podcast. She asked me about my earliest experiences learning language and the cultural influences that shape the Spanish spoken in the Caribbean. We also talk about some of my favorite artists and songs. Send a DM to @learnspan…
 
When two literature professors discover that a woman named María Lejárraga was behind some of the greatest Spanish literary works of the 20th century, they set out to learn why her name was omitted from history, and do everything in their power to restore her work to her name. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.…
 
Andrea traveled to Central and South America for over a decade and never got beyond speaking 'survival Spanish' -- even after living abroad and studying Spanish in university. She went from being overwhelmed learning Spanish on her own to consistently speaking Spanish every week and making measurable progress. We talk about… the game-changing strat…
 
Being part of a community can help support us in many aspects of life, and this also applies to reaching your goal of Spanish fluency. In this episode, you'll learn the five key benefits of being a member of a language learning community and how joining of a group of committed language learners can skyrocket your progress to Spanish fluency Listen …
 
Right now, we're all watching the best athletes in the world compete at the Olympic games in Tokyo. And while we all know that Olympic athletes rely on coaches to perform at their highest level, you may not know that language coaching can be the best way to accelerate your path to Spanish fluency. In this episode I talk about 7 key differences betw…
 
What type of language learner are you? The type of language learner you are will influence how quickly you reach Spanish fluency. I will help you improve your Spanish and accelerate your path to fluency by helping you identify your language learning type. Take the Quiz > https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/typequiz Listen to the Episode: https://w…
 
We're breaking down the lyrics to the song Tu amor me hace bien by singer Marc Anthony. I'm going to share some expressions with the verb hacer. Learn different ways to use the verb hacer, and how to use it in conversations. Listen to the Episode + Get Show Notes: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/133 > Did you like this episode? We'd love it if…
 
In this week's episode, I am actually going to be the interviewee so I will not be doing the interview this week but I'm giving you an opportunity to hear someone else interview me. We talked all about learning Spanish with music, how I came up with this concept, and sort of how Spanish con Salsa got started. Hope you enjoyed learning a little bit …
 
Do you struggle to think of the *right* verb conjugation during a conversation? Unlike English, Spanish has different verb forms when you're speaking in the past tense. In this episode, we're going to talk about the smart way to master the past tense in Spanish. You'll learn when to use which past tense form AND the fastest way to learn them. I'll …
 
This week you get to hear part 2 of my conversation with Melissa Neacato from Traveling Wallet. In our conversation we talk about slow travel, her #1 travel hack to offset costs and get deals on airline tickets, and how to pack for a family of 4 in only 4 backpacks. Melissa also shares the top places to visit in Ecuador, the best food in Quito and …
 
Imagine if you could spend 4 months traveling to ALL the countries on your bucket list. Our guest this week, Melissa Neacato, did just that with her family of four. Melissa, her husband, and 2 children took a four month 'mini-retirement' that included a road trip, spending one month in Ecuador, and another month in El Salvador. She decided to take …
 
Learning new words is undoubtedly the foundation of learning any new language. Expanding your vocabulary enhances your ability to express yourself and understand others. Most language learners tend to rely on reading alone to grow their vocabulary, but this is a mistake that can hinder progress developing other language skills. Listen to this episo…
 
Juan Pablo grew up fascinated with bullfighting, a tradition in his home country of Spain. But when he discovers recorte — the art of bull dodging — he sees it as a thrilling, more humane alternative. He throws himself into the dangerous sport, risking his life every time he faces a bull. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duoling…
 
Listen to the Episode + Get Show Notes: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/127 Are you spending most of your time watching telenovelas or racking up points on a language app? If so, and you're no longer at the beginner level -- then you might be wasting your time. Listen to this episode to find out the 3 things you should stop doing right now at …
 
Tango is Argentina’s most iconic cultural tradition. But for a hundred years, tangos have only been written from the perspective of men. The conductor of “La empoderada” or “The Empowered,” Argentina’s first all-female tango orchestra, is trying to change that. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.…
 
Listen to the Episode + Get Show Notes: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/126 Our guest this week is polyglot Olly Richards. He is a language educator and author from the UK who speaks 8 languages. Olly started a blog called I Will Teach You A Language, and since then he’s developed the StoryLearning®️ method - a new way to learn languages throu…
 
Uruguay consumes more mate than any other country in the world. But for a hundred years, almost all of that mate has been imported. Now, Rodrigo Patrón is trying to bring back mate production in Uruguay, in a way that respects both the environment and the famous tea’s origins. A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.…
 
Listen to the Episode + Learn Spanish Vocabulary for Dancers @ https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/125 Nuestros invitados de este episodio son Alex y Desiree, bailarines profesionales especializados en baile de estilo latino. Se asociaron en 2015 para compartir su pasión con el mundo. Alex y Desiree se han convertido en la pareja líder que represe…
 
In this episode we continue the Black Expat series with an interview with Tennay Davis Porter and Troy Porter. In our conversation, Tennay and Troy explain how they started traveling and why they decided to move to Puerto Rico. They talk about the cost of living in Puerto Rico, where you can find the best food, and which neighborhoods can live in w…
 
Listen to the Episode + Get Show Notes: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/123 In this episode, our guest is bachata singer Henry Santos. He shares with us the meaning of his new song Una Mentirita and his experience meeting his cousin Romeo Santos and becoming part of the group Aventura. In our conversation, we talk about his career as a solo ar…
 
En este episodio nuestra invitada es Nayeli Mulatto, ella es mexicana y COO en Zaloa languages. Ella nos cuenta cómo fue que decidió aprender otros idiomas y a enseñarlos a las personas.Hablamos sobre las principales culturas indígenas de México, las diferentes lenguas y dialectos que se hablan en México e influencia de las culturas indígenas en la…
 
Leila Cobo is the author of the book Decoding 'Despacito' and vice president and Latin industry lead at Billboard. She shares a behind-the-scenes look at some of the biggest Latin hits of the past fifty years, including her favorite stories from artists like Selena, Willie Colón, Juan Luis Guerra, and Shakira! Note: This interview is in English and…
 
Do you feel like you will always be a beginner? Are you afraid to talk to a native Spanish speaker? Or have you been learning Spanish but are still embarrassed to speak it? In this episode we'll give you some tips to help you overcome those fears and how being consistent will help you become a successful language learner. Jael and Maribel from the …
 
If you're thinking about traveling to a Spanish-speaking country this summer, I know you'll want to be able to chat with native speakers while you're there. There are specific tactics you can use to help you improve your Spanish so you'll be prepared to chat with the locals. Listen to this episode before you book your next trip abroad. Show Notes: …
 
In English, we use the verb ‘to have’ in many different ways -- from ‘I have a new job’ to ‘I have been there before’ or ‘I have to go.’ But in Spanish, there’s more than one verb for ‘to have’ -- and in this week’s episode I’m going to share with you 3 different ways to say ‘to have’ in Spanish using a genre of Cuban music that you might not have …
 
En este episodio centramos nuestra conversación en cómo se habla el español en Cuba, que es de donde es Yohenia. Ella nos comparte 10 palabras y expresiones diferentes que son exclusivamente cubanas. In this episode we focus our conversation on how Spanish is spoken in Cuba, which is where Yohenia is from. She shares with us 10 different words and …
 
Sign up to be a supporter of the show get access to transcripts for all 100+ episodes of the Learn Spanish Con Salsa podcast. Show your support at https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/support Show Notes: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/116 > LEAVE US A RATING & REVIEW (click here) Let us know how we're doing por favor! Leave us a rating & revi…
 
When Lindsay Williams decided to spend a year traveling throughout Latin America, she had a desire to connect with people and experience the real culture of every country she visited. Driven by a desire to learn the lyrics to her favorite Shakira song, Lindsay learned Spanish and talks about how knowing the language enriched her travel experiences.…
 
When a family friend told Dolores Fernández that she’d seen her on television, Dolores was sure there must be a mistake. But then Dolores saw the program for herself…and there she was. Except Dolores had never been on television. So who was this mystery woman? A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.…
 
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