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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 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 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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Episode 31: Phrasal Verbs and the Oscars

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Episode 31: Phrasal Verbs and the Oscars

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.

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Episode 28: Conditionals

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Episode 28: Conditionals

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.

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Episode 27: Family

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Episode 27: Family

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.

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Episode 23: Cheers to Drinking Vocabulary

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Episode 23: Cheers to Drinking Vocabulary

So, I want you imagine that you are traveling in an English speaking country, and you go to the bar, and you're ready to order a drink, and you're like, "Shoot, I don't know vocabulary for any of the drinks on this menu!" Or maybe you don't have a menu! That's the worst case scenario. So, today, we are reviewing the vocabulary for some of our favorite alcoholic beverages. Now, we know that some people don't drink, but a lot of you do. So, tune in, and remember that if you get lost along the way, the vocabulary guide and transcript are on our website to help you out.

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Episode 21: Summer Vacation Planning

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Episode 21: Summer Vacation Planning

Welcome back to the podcast. This week, we are chatting about trip planning. We're both people that really enjoy travelling, especially living abroad, there are lots of opportunities to do it. And we know that a lot of our listeners do too! So today we're practicing vocabulary related to planning a trip.

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Episode 20: Books and Movies!

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Episode 20: Books and Movies!

Welcome back to the pod. Today, we are talking about pop culture. And we'll be focusing on books and movies, and giving some of our recommendations as the year comes to a close.

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Episode 15: Social Media

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Episode 15: Social Media

Are you a social media fanatic? An aspiring Instagram influencer? We’re not either of these things… but we’re normal folks who use social media. So, today, we’re talking about it. We’ll talk about our own usage, we’ll try to guess what’s popular with teenagers these days, and we’ll discuss the challenge of deciding whether your social media usage is private, personal, or both.

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Episode 14: Love is in the Air

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Episode 14: Love is in the Air

Love is in the air… and the parks… and the metro. This week, we’re chatting about romantic topics like weddings and dating! Paige and Mariah tell you about wedding customs in the United States and we share our thoughts on PDA in Chile. What’s PDA, you ask? Press play, and we’ll tell you!

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Episode 13: From El Salvador to Chile... A Visit with Victor!

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Episode 13: From El Salvador to Chile... A Visit with Victor!

In this edition of Coffee with Gringos, we’re joined by our pal and fellow Dynamic English teacher, Victor! Victor shares his inspiring journey to learn English and build a life in Chile. He tells us how a guy from El Salvador ended up in Santiago and shares his passion for bike riding. This is a good one. Whether you’re driving, cooking dinner, or avoiding doing your actual work… hang out with Victor, Paige, and Mariah for the next 15 minutes.

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Episode 12: Sports, Here and Abroad

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Episode 12: Sports, Here and Abroad

Did you know Chile's National Sport is....Rodeo. We discuss which sports are popular here and back home in the U.S. Remember if you get lost you can always refer back to the transcript and vocabulary guide.

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