This week, we're talking about technology and the ways that it's changing our lives. If you think about the names Alexa, Siri, Okay Google... you know who those are. Those are the little robots that we interact with on a daily basis. But how is that impacting us as humans? How is that changing our future?
Today’s episode, we have a special guest and fellow Dynamic teacher with us. Stephanie Pruitt is here to tell us a little bit about herself and also to chat about Chilean and United States customs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This week we’ll talk with our special guest, Grace from the United States, who has been working in entrepreneurship in Chile for the last 5 years.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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
This week on the podcast, we're talking about an annual event where all of the biggest stars get together. We're chatting about the Oscars. As we talk, we'll be using phrasal verbs. We know that these are tricky, and we wanted to be sure that you had a chance to hear them in context. So, as we talk about the movies we watched, we'll be using those a lot.
This week we are back with our special guest Daniela Fuentes. Last week, we talked about her story of living in the United States and returning to Chile. And this week, we'll be talking about her work and her experience working with a start-up in Chile.
Welcome back to the podcast. this week, we have a special guest with us. And her name is Dani, and we're really looking forward to chatting with her today about her experience living and studying in the United States for 8 years before coming back to Chile.
Today, we will be talking about conditionals. Conditionals are a tough grammar point for a lot of English language learners. They're tough in any language, and so today, we'll just be using them. So, as you listen, you'll have a chance to listen to conditionals in action. If you get confused along the way, we'll have the transcript, the vocabulary guide, and a little grammar view of conditionals to help you out on the website.
This week, the theme of the pod is family. So, Paige and I will talk a little bit about our families, our childhood, and hopefully it will give you the vocabulary that you need to be able to talk about your own family.
In this episode we'll be talking about different characteristics of people so listen for those adjectives that describe our personalities and our characteristics.
This week on Coffee with Gringos, we have a special guest with us. So, Matias is with us today because we always talk here on Coffee with Gringos about our experiences living in Chile, but it's not often that we here from a Chilean who's had a chance to live in the United States, and so today, we'll be hearing from Matias.
This week we are talking about cross-cultural relationships with two of our friends and colleagues who have firsthand experience. Remember, if you get lost when you're listening to the podcast, our transcript and vocabulary guide are on the website to help you out.