Learn Spanish as it's really spoken

Try Lupa: real-world Spanish with Radio Ambulante

Learn with the Jiveworld Method while listening to moving, funny and engaging stories from an award-winning Spanish language podcast.

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Nuestra fiebre: Fútbol frenzy in Latin America

These four stories convey what fútbol feels like in Latin America – how it can bring out the best and the worst in us. La caída de River takes us on the journey of what could be the downfall of one of Argentina’s most important teams. La llamada del 10 is an insider look into the cult of soccer legend Diego Maradona through the eyes of a 10-year-old. Fuera de lugar takes a turn to the darker side of the sport when a physical therapist is harassed by a soccer coach. Finally, in Creando un monstruo, writer Santiago Roncagliolo tries to get his young son into soccer, not knowing what he would unleash.

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How it works

You'll be listening to real radio stories – produced for native speakers – with just enough help to keep you on track.

  1. Native speakers, speaking natively

    You need real Spanish — not ”slow” Spanish — to develop a fluent ear. Lupa features extraordinary people from all over Latin America telling their story, in their own voice.

  2. Award-winning true stories

    Radio Ambulante’s journalism has won numerous accolades, including the prestigious Gabriel García Márquez Prize.

  3. Accelerated learning

    Jiveworld's innovations let you tackle challenging material while your ears, not your eyes, do the heavy lifting.

  4. Living language

    Yes, you'll learn a ton of new vocab. But you'll also rediscover familiar words and phrases rooted in different contexts which can completely change their meaning.

  5. Travel-friendly

    Lupa goes where you go, whether you're connected or not. Download the stories for a plane ride, a camping trip, or wherever your travels take you.

  6. Set and achieve your goals

    Lupa gives you a simple way to track your efforts over time. You don't need trophies — your rewards are the authentic moments you'll experience with a true mastery of Spanish.

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