American Culture and History Lesson: Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about Henrietta Lacks, the woman whose cells greatly impacted modern science. So today, as I mentioned before, we’re going to talk about Henrietta Lacks. Just a few months ago, I decided to read the book The Immortal Life of Read more…

University Admissions and The University Admissions Scandal Cut Corners

005 – Expression: Cut Corners

005 – Expression: To Cut Corners Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn In this expression episode, you’ll learn how to use the common English expression “to cut corners.” You’ll also learn about The College Admissions Scandal. “Today we have charged

University Admissions and The University Admissions Scandal Cut Corners

The University Admissions Scandal

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about University Admissions and The University Admissions Scandal. So let’s get to the fact of the day. Right, so speaking of cutting corners and the college admissions scandal, we’re going to talk about what it’s like to get into

Get Over It - Yosemite

004 – Expression: Get Over It

004 – Expression: To Get Over It Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn In this expression episode, you’ll learn how to use the common English expression “to get over it” and about visiting Yosemite. “Still very wet. I think I’m

Cut the Cheese

003 – Expression: Cut the Cheese

003 – Expression: To Cut The cheese Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn In this expression episode, you’ll learn how to use the common English expression “to cut the cheese” and about Pizza in the U.S.! “For someone that’s never

American Culture and History - Amazon Go Stores

002 – Expression: Blow Your Mind

002 – Expression: To Blow Your Mind Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn In this expression episode, you’ll learn how to use the common English expression “to blow your mind” and about The Amazon Go Stores! “Amazon is so confident

English Expression to Jog Your Memory

001 – Expression: Jog Someone’s Memory

001 – Expression: To Jog Your Memory Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn In this expression episode, you’ll learn how to use the common English expression “to jog your memory” and all about The Barkley Marathons! “If you are going

American Culture and History Amazon Go Store - Image from Business Insider

The Amazon Go Stores

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about Amazon Go Stores. So if you don’t follow tech news this topic might be a bit surprising for you, and in fact it might just blow your mind. Amazon has stores where you just walk out. They call

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The Barkley Marathons

For today’s fun fact about the United States, we’re going to learn about The Barkley Marathons. So let’s begin by talking a little bit about measurement in English. First of all we use what we call the imperial system, not the metric system. However, there are certain periods of time

Hiking Half Dome Yosemite National Park in California

Yosemite and Hiking Half Dome

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about Yosemite and Hiking Half Dome. All right, so let’s talk about Yosemite. Yosemite was listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1984 and actually it’s one of the most visited national parks in the United