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Have you ever been in a business meeting with English-speaking colleagues and heard them say something like “branch out” and thought to yourself, “what does that mean??” Native English speakers love to use phrasal verbs whenever they can and come so naturally. But if you are new to English, they can be quite challenging—especially in the context of…
 
Frequent special guest, Michael Papale, and our very own Paige Sutherland were recently on a hiking trip in the cold and wet White Mountains of New Hampshire in the northeastern United States where Michael suffered a series of unfortunate events—from falling in a creek and not having his phone and after being separated from the group, and eventuall…
 
Do you ever feel like you just can’t get as much done as you would like to? Do you find yourself distracted by little things that keep you from getting your real work done? Well, you aren’t alone and the popular YouTube channel “ASAP Science” explains the reasons why in an interesting video called “The Science of Productivity.” Join us for today’s …
 
Like most languages, English vocabulary has been influenced by several other languages due to cultural exchanges, trading, and conquest. Latin, German, and French are just a few of the languages which have greatly contributed to the evolution of English vocabulary over time. Join us for today’s episode as we discuss some common English words that a…
 
Non-fungible tokens—also known as NFTs—are unique digital pieces with unique digital codes that represent some sort of digital item that you can own. It could be digital art, music, videos, tweets, and even memes. It's totally unique and has a non-interchangeable unit of data which makes it encrypted in the blockchain system, similar to cryptocurre…
 
The world has been shocked in the last few weeks by the developing story of the Russian invasion of its neighbor and former Soviet territory of Ukraine. Ukrainian cities are being invaded and bombed with civilians being killed as collateral damage. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade has caused an array of problems for both the pe…
 
The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics have officially come to a close, just six months following the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, and being dubbed as yet another “COVID Olympics.” As per most Olympics, there have been some highlighted moments from skier Mikaela Shiffrin’s attempt to live up to high expectations and Shaun White’s tearful farewell to yet ano…
 
Most people have just a very normal job, maybe as an accountant, teacher, lawyer, doctor, all these sorts of run-of-the-mill careers. But what about those people that do jobs that we don't even know exist or take for granted? These are jobs not a lot of people pursue even though it can involve some pretty serious cash. Join us for this episode as w…
 
The working world has been accustomed to the five-day workweek for over a century with the typical schedule of at least forty hours per week, Monday through Friday. A lot has changed in recent years with workers demanding more flexibility and options in an ever-changing and developing society—including the introduction of a four-day workweek that a…
 
In a world full of vices such as alcohol and gambling, certain governments have been developing plans to limit the damage of these vices, especially among young people. One of the biggest vices—tobacco—has come into the forefront of debate of health, modernization, and personal rights in the form of a newly proposed tobacco ban. New Zealand’s gover…
 
The billionaire space race is the rivalry among some of the world’s richest entrepreneurs who have entered the aerospace industry in recent years. These business tycoons such as Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elong Musk are picking up where under-funded government administrations are slacking and are competing for the most successful advancements…
 
Following the trend of the previous year’s unexpected events amidst a novel pandemic, 2021 was no shortage of surprises. From political uprisings to the George Floyd case verdict to spectator-less Olympic games and same-sex marriage legalization in Chile, this year brought us more than we could have ever expected during one of the most unpredictabl…
 
In the US, the recent acquittal of seventeen-year Kyle Rittenhouse for shooting three people—killing two and injuring one—during a Black Lives Matter protest last year has reignited once again the hotly debated issue of gun rights in the country. The case had been really messy from the start, with prosecutors looking for any angle they could to put…
 
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, …
 
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