American English

Learn American English and the History and Culture of the United States in this Intermediate English Podcast.


The American English Podcast is available on all popular podcast streaming services, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts and more.

You can also find all episodes here.

"Don't feel less of yourself in English. Learn the language well so that others can get to know who you really are."

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If you have an intermediate to advanced level of English and want a structured and systematic way to improve your language level, consider getting the Premium Content that goes along with the Podcast Episodes. This content can be found in the Seasons!

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Season 1, Season 2, Season 3

Each Season is 50 Episodes. Every episode contains a FULL transcript and Mp3 download. 30 in-depth lessons that are built to help you master the vocabulary and pronunciation can be found in each Season. 

Lessons include:

  • Vocab + Definitions
  • Vocabulary exercises
  • Listening Comprehension + Vocab Quizzes
  • Shadowing exercises (to practice pronunciation)
  • Challenges (to push yourself)

Recent Episodes

Discover Michigan with Camille Hanson
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136 – Discover Michigan with Camille Hanson

Today, Camille takes us on a journey to discover Michigan, a midwestern state that is covered in lakes and filled with adventure opportunity. You’ll learn what a little bit about the accent, the food, the lifestyle and so much more!

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Who wrote Jingle Bells?
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135.2 – The Story of “Jingle Bells”

Jingle Bells was written in the 1800s and is now one of the most popular songs in English. Learn about the writer, James Pierpont, how it got so famous, and learn the lyrics so that you can sing it in English.

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The Story of Starbucks
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134.2 – The Story of Starbucks Coffee

Starbucks is the largest coffeehouse chain in the world and it has over 33,000 stores in 80 different countries. Today, you’ll learn about its humble beginnings and how they changed coffee culture in the U.S..

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"One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way."
- Frank Smith

If you have an intermediate to advanced level of English and want a structured and systematic way to improve your language level, All Premium Content is for you. The self-guided, hands-on courses found within this package are built for you to excel in American English AND connect with the culture of the United States.

See the spelling to look up words. Review what you’ve heard. Dive deeper into each episode.

I recommend listening to the episode first and then listening a second time with the transcript. With this package, you’ll gain access to:

  • Transcripts and Mp3s for episodes 001 – 130.
  • All new transcripts up to episode 150.
  • When complete, 2,000 + PDF pages and Mp3s that correspond the audio.

I’ve been creating this material three years. If you study one a week, it’ll take you also almost three years to complete! 

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 Want to vastly improve your knowledge base of phrasal verbs, collocations and vocabulary in specific topics? This course is for you.

  • 12 Instensive Lessons 
  • Videos for Shadowing
  • Annotated Transcripts + Mp3s.
  • Vocabulary Lists + Definitions.
  • Quizzes, Exercises + Challenges
  • Ted Talk – Learn More

Check out 5-Minute English episodes. The 5-Minute English Course is available in All Premium Content.

 Travel through the U.S. virtually and level up your English along the way! These are lessons are built on the "fun facts" in expression episodes.

  • 45 Lessons 
  • Videos w/ shadowing.
  • Downloadable Transcripts + Mp3s.
  • Vocabulary Lists + Definitions.
  • Quizzes, Exercises + Challenges

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Episodes by State

Click on a blue or purplish state to learn more about culture and history from there! States that are red do not have any culture and history episodes about them YET.

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