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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 …
 
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