Episode 47: Malls in Chile and the Arrival of Amazon

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Episode 47: Malls in Chile and the Arrival of Amazon

Today Paige and Martin tackle quite an interesting topic, we’re going to talk about malls. Which in the U.S. are a dying retail business, but here, surprisingly, they’re booming.  We also talk about the potential arrival of Amazon in the near future and its implications.

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Episode 41: Cooking with Gringos

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Episode 41: Cooking with Gringos

This week on the podcast, we're doing things a little bit differently. Instead of Coffee with Gringos, we are cooking with gringos! So, in order to teach you that vocabulary about food and about cooking, Paige and Mariah will be making a meal—lasagna.

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Episode 40: Chilean Cities

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Episode 40: Chilean Cities

Chile's a beautiful country. There's so much to see here. From the mountains to the sea to the desert to the forest... sometimes I don't think Chileans even realize how much their country has to offer. And so today we'll be chatting about some of the places that we've been to and comparing them because Chile has a lot of really, really different places.

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Episode 39: Fears and Phobias

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Episode 39: Fears and Phobias

On this episode we’ll talk about our fears, our phobias, and our superstitions... so good old human anxiety. But it's something that we all relate to, right?! Remember, as you're listening, if you get lost, the vocabulary guide and the transcript are on the website to help you out.

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Episode 38: What's on your Bucket List?

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Episode 38: What's on your Bucket List?

On this episode, we talk about bucket lists. The term comes from the idiom "kick the bucket," which means to die. It's a very old-fashioned idiom that means to die. So basically the bucket list means: What are all of the things you want to do before you kick the bucket? What are your hopes and dreams? Remember, as you're listening, if you get lost, the vocabulary guide and transcript are on the website to help you out.

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Episode 36: Do your Chores!

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Episode 36: Do your Chores!

This week we're talking about different things that we do around the house, around the apartment: household chores and tasks. It's not a glamorous topic, but it's definitely one that we talk about everyday because these are things that you're doing constantly, right?

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Episode 35: Reviews

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Episode 35: Reviews

Today we will be talking about reviews. If you have used a product or service recently, chances are you have either read a review or left a review. As you listen, if you get lost along the way, the transcript and vocabulary guide are on the website to help you out.

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Episode 34: The Sharing Economy

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Episode 34: The Sharing Economy

This week we are chatting about the sharing economy. If you have used Airbnb, if you have used Uber, you have participated in the sharing economy. It's all the rage these days, and it's really changing the way that people use products and services.

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Episode 33: Enjoy your Stay! Useful Hotel Vocabulary

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Episode 33: Enjoy your Stay! Useful Hotel Vocabulary

In today’s episode we’ll be sharing with you some typical vocabulary you’ll need to use the next time you stay at a hotel. We’ll simulate some common common conversations you may run into during your stay. If you get lost along the way, the transcript and vocabulary guide are on our website as always to help you out.

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Episode 32: Let's Fly Away! Useful Airport Vocabulary

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Episode 32: Let's Fly Away! Useful Airport Vocabulary

This week, we are talking about vocabulary that you use in an airport. All over the world, whether you're traveling to Thailand or Russia or the United States, English is a really useful language to be able to use in the airport because it's sort of the go-to language if you don't speak the language in that country. So, we know that being in an airport can include lots of different scenarios, so today, Paige and I will be very dramatically and realistically acting out typical scenarios in an airport

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