Lupa is our new mobile app, which uses Radio Ambulante stories and advanced tech features to help Spanish learners kickstart their understanding.

How it works

Lupa is designed for Spanish learners who want to achieve a better understanding of Latin America while learning the language. You’ll be listening to Radio Ambulante’s stories, produced in different countries — with just enough help to keep you on track.

〉Native speakers, speaking natively
You need real Spanish — not ”slow” Spanish — to develop a fluent ear. Our stories feature extraordinary people from all over Latin America telling their story, in their own voice.

〉Award-winning non-fiction
Radio Ambulante’s journalism has won numerous accolades, including the prestigious Gabriel García Márquez Prize and the Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Competition.

Accelerated learning
Jiveworld’s innovations let you to tackle challenging material while your ears, not your eyes, do the heavy lifting.

〉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.

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.

〉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.

Training your ear with Radio Ambulante

Since our launch eight years ago, we’ve heard from thousands of listeners who use our stories to improve their Spanish, so we’ve partnered with Jiveworld, a technology company, to build a tool like no other, which sits at the intersection of narrative journalism, online learning, and superior UX design.