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Es un espacio de una hora de duración en formato (in the mix), en el que se dan cita los estilos más punteros de la música club en una sesión dinámica, contundente y de selección musical variada. Grandes producciónes, bootlegs o bien grandes clásicos del house, tiene cabida en Dancing Radio. English It is an area of one-hour format (in the mix), which brings together the most cutting-edge styles of club music in a dynamic session, strong and varied musical selection. Big productions, bootleg ...
 
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A cold case is a crime, or a suspected crime, that has not yet been fully resolved and is not the subject of a current criminal investigation, but for which new information could emerge from new witness testimony, re-examined files, new evidence, or even fresh activities of a suspect. These cases often go unsolved for many years with the families o…
 
Alaska is not only the largest US state but a land of wild frontier filled with wild animals, frozen glaciers, and a harsh environment where a few but brave people survive in order to have their own taste of freedom and nature in an ever-modern and controlled world. Today we sit down with a good friend and former Santiago resident and Dynamic Engli…
 
The United States National Parks Service was established in 1916 and has since grown to include 63 national parks in all 50 states and territories from Alaska to Puerto Rico. Each year, millions of tourists visit these parks to enjoy their unique geography, wildlife, weather, scenery, and accessibility. Whether you’re looking for a casual hike thro…
 
Throughout history, there have been incredible survival stories that demonstrate what people have inside them to stay alive under the absolute worst circumstances. From being stranded in the middle of the ocean and surrounded by sharks to resorting to cannibalism in the freezing mountains, these tragic stories remind us not only of the fragility of…
 
A pun is a joke that exploits or ties in the different possible meanings of a word or that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings. These are typically pretty cheesy and are most usually seen in the form of “dad jokes” which make us reluctantly chuckle and roll our eyes. Join us for this episode of the podcast as we discuss som…
 
Folk tales are basically stories that have both elements of truth and myth that are passed down from generation to generation and they end up becoming a really important part of history in some cases. They usually have multiple authors and so the story is changed as it is passed down from generation to generation. Join us for this episode as we dis…
 
California is the most populous state in the United States and is synonymous with sunshine, Hollywood stars, and laid-back vibes. From major cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco to its beautiful beaches, mountains, and redwood forests, this iconic state has a little bit of something for everyone to enjoy. In today’s episode, we sit down and ch…
 
Would you rather have all traffic lights you approach be green or never have to stand in line again? Would you rather travel the world for a year on a shoestring budget or stay only in one country for a year but live in complete luxury? These are just a couple of examples of “would you rather” questions that are intended to represent hypothetical s…
 
Despite COVID vaccinations continuing to roll out worldwide, we are continuing to see more breakthrough cases of people becoming infected with new variants such as Delta and hospitals are once again filling up with mostly unvaccinated or unhealthy patients. Unfortunately, one of these breakthrough cases includes our very own Paige who got infected …
 
In recent weeks, the Islamic-militant group known as the Taliban has seized power in Afghanistan as the United States military continues its complete withdrawal from the country after almost twenty years of a devastating and costly war. Thousands of Afghans and others have rushed to the airport hoping to escape the country in fear of what the retur…
 
In today’s episode we’ll continue talking about. more common idioms in English. Expressions such as “hit the nail on the head”, “cut to the chase” and “up in the air”. Tune in to find out what these idioms mean and how to use them. As always, read the transcript as you listen here: https://www.dynamicenglish.cl/coffee-with-gringos-podcast-clases-pa…
 
Business buzzwords are terms that are regularly used in business to gain attention, boost morale, and describe situations within an industry or corporate culture. While they can be unknown and confusing at first, understanding and correctly using buzzwords can help you engage with coworkers and clients and add variety to your professional lexicon. …
 
What do Silly Putty, Furbies, and “Goosebumps” books all have in common? Being incredibly popular and successful fads in the 1990s that came and went with the decade. These short-lived trends are just a few of many that live forever in the minds of those who are old enough to remember them and in many cases, also collecting dust somewhere in the at…
 
Following its biggest anti-government protests in more than thirty years, the people of the tiny island nation of Cuba have been taking to the streets demanding aid from the government as the country suffers from food and medicine shortages, rising inflation, lack of vaccines, and a sixty-year embargo with the US that has crippled the lives of its …
 
After being postponed for a year due to COVID-19, the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics are officially underway with thousands of athletes, officials, and journalists pouring into the Japanese capital for the most anticipated international multi-sport event in the world. However, with rising positive COVID-19 cases, social distancing protocols, and no spe…
 
Hawaii is the world’s largest island chain, located in the Pacific Ocean about 2,000 miles off the coast from the United States mainland which became the US’s newest and 50th state in 1959. With its tropical climate, beautiful beaches, rainforests, volcanoes, seafood, etc., Hawaii has long been a popular destination for honeymooners, surfers, famil…
 
Thirteen years ago, the incredibly famous and successful pop star Britney Spears suffered from a mental breakdown which led her to be admitted into a psych ward and placed under a conservatorship. Under this conservatorship, her father has the legal right to control essentially every decision of her life—from her finances to visiting her own childr…
 
An alter ego is a person’s secondary or alternative identity, that happens to be different from a person's normal or true personality. We see many people take on the role of an alter ego from actors and musicians to superheroes as a way to express themselves in ways that they feel that they can’t with their true identities. They can help one’s care…
 
One of the most challenging parts of the English language is that it’s filled with verbs that essentially have the same meaning, but are used in different situations or contexts. Some common examples include “know” and “meet”, “watch” and “look” and “win” and “earn”, among many others. While it can be confusing to know how to choose the right verb,…
 
Have you ever wondered what your ancestors were like? Did they immigrate from a foreign country to where you live now? What was life like for them in the past? These are common questions that get mentioned when talking about genealogy—your family’s history. With advanced genealogy and DNA testing more readily available than ever, it is now easy and…
 
A tongue twister is a phrase that is designed to be difficult to articulate properly and can be used as a type of spoken word game or even a voice warm-up for performers, politicians, and other speakers. Specifically for language learners, they can be used as exercises to improve pronunciation, fluency, and speaking speed. Join us for today’s episo…
 
For those who think that United States traditional foods only include hamburgers, hot dogs, and apple pie—you’re wrong (although we do eat a lot of those). In the US, almost every city or state can be associated with its unique kind of food. From New England clam chowder and Kansas City barbecue to New Orleans jambalaya and Wisconsin cheese curds, …
 
Since the beginning of journalism, news and media outlets have published damaging, embarrassing, and even racially biased stories to provide readers with interesting and attractive articles—whether they are true or not—and have left these stories uncorrected in their publications. These unfair stories have caused many to be kept from getting jobs, …
 
Seven years ago, comedian Christian Fetterman left his home in Pennsylvania, US for Chile with the dream of learning Spanish and making people laugh with funny videos. Since starting his YouTube channel—“Gringo Mode On”—three years ago, he has gained widespread popularity for his viral content, especially his hilarious parodies and stereotypes of C…
 
The Southeast Asian country of Myanmar has suffered from countless hardships and injustices in the recent past, from the mass genocide of the Rohingya Muslims to having one of the longest ongoing civil wars in the world. To make things even worse, on February 1st, the Myanmar military successfully deposed the democratically elected National League …
 
When speaking any language—as a native or as a learner—it can be very easy to fall into the habit of using the same general and uninteresting adjectives over and over. In English, just a few of these adjectives include “good”, “bad”, “fine”, and they are not only vague—but also downright boring. A great way to expand your lexicon, sound more fluent…
 
It is common to hear people talk all about the big cities in the US—New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, etc. However, a lesser-known city that lies in the hills of Kentucky is Louisville. Home to the famous boxer, Muhammed Ali, The Kentucky Derby, and Kentucky Fried Chicken—Louisville is a hidden gem that is overlooked too often by to…
 
The Grand Canyon is an enormous natural formation located in the southwest US in a state called Arizona that was formed by millions of years of river and wind erosion. At 446km length and 29km width, the canyon is a sight to see and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the US with an estimated 5.9 million tourists visiting every year. …
 
The rise of climate change in recent years has affected our planet in many ways, one of which is the increase in frequency and magnitude of natural disasters. Every year, these forces of nature cause chaos, destruction, and death more and more frequently than before. Whether it’s tornados in Missouri, blizzards in Boston, or wildfires in Chile, nat…
 
A euphemism is a word or expression used in place of one that may be found offensive or suggest something unpleasant. Some euphemisms are intended to be funny while others are used to say something that would be very inappropriate to say otherwise. While they might seem confusing or vague to someone learning English, native speakers use them consta…
 
With the rise of remote work during the pandemic, the world has seen a significant increase in people leaving their urban homes for more rural settings away from the city and traditional office settings. Some are even brave enough to leave their permanent homes behind and accept a nomad lifestyle, traveling from place to place to live and work. Joi…
 
A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investing scam that generates returns for earlier investors with money taken from later investors. This is similar to a pyramid scheme in that both are based on using new investors' funds to pay the earlier backers. These schemes have existed for many years and examples can be found all over the world from Brazil’s Te…
 
The death penalty—also known as capital punishment—is the execution or killing of an offender sentenced to death by a court of law for a serious crime such as murder. While many countries have abolished capital punishment, it still remains a prevalent practice in many other countries, including the United States where seventeen executions took plac…
 
There are few things that give us a sense of freedom like hopping in the car and driving a long distance from one place to another, viewing the scenery and landscapes along the way. Road trips give us the opportunity to explore new places and cultures, see famous and unknown attractions, and bond with our friends and family. Like most things in lif…
 
In the age of digitization when we are all constantly shopping online, sharing content on multiple social media platforms at once, and our whole lives are essentially online, we give up more and more of our personal data to companies and governments. Is it worth giving up some of our personal information in exchange for access to the digital world?…
 
In the US and Canada, Black History Month takes place during the entire month of February and is dedicated to remembering and recognizing important people and events of African descent. While we still have a long way to go in order to reach equality, it’s important to recognize the accomplishments and contributions that have been made throughout hi…
 
According to the New York Times, when there is a tragedy or disaster, it is common to see an increase in marriages as people want to maintain their feelings of safety, security, and love by deciding to marry their partner. This has certainly been the case during the global pandemic, with figures showing as much as a 70% increase in marriage license…
 
Can you think back to your days in school and remember a certain teacher that really made an impact on your life? Maybe it was a teacher that made you laugh, maybe that made you think deeply, or maybe inspired you to pursue your goals and dreams? Whoever they might be, great teachers are invaluable and we are lucky to have them. Join us for today’s…
 
The Super Bowl—the annual championship game of American football in the United States—is happening this Sunday between the Kansas City Chiefs (Ian’s favorite team!) and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a showdown to find out which team will be crowned champions. And while it’s the most important and popular sport in the United States, American football …
 
Riddles are tricky, brain-teasing statements or questions that are designed to be difficult to solve like a puzzle. Some people are great at solving them while others—like us—are not. Join us for today’s episode as we try our best to solve and break down the meanings of some tough riddles in English. Read the full transcript on our website: https:/…
 
Argentina has finally achieved their goal of becoming the largest Latin American nation to legalize abortion after years of grassroots efforts in the historically Catholic and conservative country. This marks a milestone for the growing feminist movement in the region which has experienced pushback from the Catholic church, conservative leaders, an…
 
Only six days into the new year, we watched in horror as violent, Trump-supporting protesters forced their way into the US Capitol building after President Trump’s public speech encouraging them to stop Congress from finalizing the Electoral College results and democracy from taking place. The historic coup-attempt resulted in hours of destruction,…
 
Fake News—it’s the buzzword that we hear across all forms of communication from social media platforms, news companies, and the most powerful politicians in the world. The rise of digital communication has allowed us to publish and share any information across the internet with the click of a button without having to verify if it’s actually true. W…
 
As we all say goodbye (and good riddance) to 2020, we reflect on the goals and habits that many of us set for ourselves before the start of the year such as losing weight, learning a new skill, traveling, etc. While most of us didn’t stick to these goals, just making it to the end of this crazy year safe and healthy is enough of an accomplishment. …
 
2020 was…well… where do we even start? From kicking off the year with Australian wildfires and the death of Kobe Bryant to the historic Chilean referendum and US presidential elections—all during a global pandemic—this year was one that we will never forget. Join us for today’s episode as we give a year-in-review wrap-up and discuss some of the mos…
 
As vaccines for COVID-19 have started to roll out in different parts of the world these last two weeks, the thought of terminating this deadly disease and returning to our normals lives is giving many hope as we near the end of a long and dark year. However, with rising cases, unorganized policies, and limited vaccines available, it’s apparent that…
 
The US presidential election which we covered in Episode 105 is now over with Joe Biden presumably being the official winner to become the next president of the United States in a year that saw the highest voter turnout in 120 years. However, Trump and his supporters continue to contest the election results, claiming voter fraud and corruption, and…
 
Located in Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s tallest mountain at 5,895 meters (19,240 feet) and takes seven days to complete. With only a 40% success rate of reaching the top, it’s clear that summitting the peak is not for the faint of heart. However, those who brave the harsh weather, high altitude, and physical/mental pain to reach the top …
 
Whether being a beginner or an advanced learner, making mistakes in a foreign language is inevitable. While it can be embarrassing and frustrating, making mistakes helps you recognize your weak spots in order to correct them and to sound more natural and fluent. Tune into today’s episode as we discuss some common English mistakes and how to correct…
 
The rise of social media and technology has changed different aspects of our social interactions, including the way that we romantically date. Meeting someone and asking them out on a pre-planned date has now been replaced by “liking” photos and swiping left or right on social media and dating apps like Tinder. Tune into this week’s podcast as we c…
 
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