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The American English Podcast is for anyone wanting to learn American English, and about America's culture and history in a fun and natural way - http://americanenglishpodcast.com/

The American English Podcast Shana Thompson Goncalves

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The American English Podcast is for anyone wanting to learn American English, and about America's culture and history in a fun and natural way - http://americanenglishpodcast.com/

    049 - Expression: When Hell Freezes Over

    049 - Expression: When Hell Freezes Over

    Hi Everyone! In this week's episode, I teach the common English expression: When Hell Freezes Over. We also talk all about the very famous ICE CASTLES, which were created by the entrepreneur, Brent Christensen, in 2011.

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    • 20 min
    048 - Interview with Lauren: Sororities and Fraternities

    048 - Interview with Lauren: Sororities and Fraternities

    Hi Everyone! This week's episode is all about SORORITIES AND FRATERNITIES. I introduce the history of Greek Life and talk about the famous people were part of sororities and fraternities. As a special guest, we talk to my cousin Lauren about what it was like to be in a sorority.

    Hopefully you'll learn a little bit more than the stereotypes! There are many takeaways from this very unique college experience.

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    Sorority Houses (aka Mansions!) = https://www.cosmopolitan.com/lifestyle/g19725690/the-40-most-stunning-sorority-houses-in-america/?slide=46
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    • 26 min
    047 - Expression: Hit Or Miss

    047 - Expression: Hit Or Miss

    Hi Everyone! This week's episode is all about THE NATIONAL ANTHEM of the United States which is called THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER. We will go through the expression "HIT OR MISS" as well.

    As a Premium Member, you will receive bonus material for this episode which includes a shadowing exercise, a listening comprehension quiz and a vocabulary builder.

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    • 23 min
    046 - Chats with Shana: A Cultural Trip Through Florida

    046 - Chats with Shana: A Cultural Trip Through Florida

    In this week's episode, I talk to you from Miami, Florida where we have spent the past 2.5 weeks enjoying the warm weather, tropical fruit and latin culture.

    Within the episode, I talk to you about our time in Orlando and Miami and share many facts and figures about the state and its people.

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    • 14 min
    045 - Expression: To Put Someone On A Pedestal

    045 - Expression: To Put Someone On A Pedestal

    In Episode #45, I teach you how to use the expression TO PUT SOMEONE ON A PEDESTAL like a native speaker from the States. I also talk about GROUNDHOG'S DAY, which is a goofy holiday on February 2nd every year in the U.S. and Canada.

    • 19 min
    044 - Driving in the U.S.: Vocabulary and Rules (with special guests Joe and Mara)

    044 - Driving in the U.S.: Vocabulary and Rules (with special guests Joe and Mara)

    Hi Everyone! This week's episode is all about Driving in the U.S. and it's a little bit longer this week because there's simply so much information to share.

    I highly recommend listening to this episode twice. The vocabulary words will be incredibly useful if you ever talk to somebody in English about driving or cars.

    As a Premium Member, you will be able to download the full 44 minute episode and transcript, Mp3. You will also have access to the full lesson which includes a Vocabulary Builder, a Shadowing Exercise and Conversation Questions.  You can sign up for premium content in the Classroom!

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    • 30 min

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