Bottoms Up and Cinco de Mayo

097 – Expression: Bottoms Up!

097 – Expression: Bottoms Up! Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn In this episode, you’ll learn how to use the very common expression BOTTOMS UP and all about CINCO DE MAYO – an annual celebration with mariachi music, parades and

Oil Spills in U.S. Territory

Oil Spills in U.S. Territory

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about Oil Spills in U.S. territory. Today we’ll be talking about three of the biggest oil spills in U.S. waters and I’d like to start with a story. In 2007, I started school at UCSB, the University of California,

Burning Man - Matador Network

The Story of Burning Man

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to hear the Story of the Burning Man, an annual event that attracts over 70,000 free-spirited people to Nevada’s desert. Onto the topic of the day: Burning Man. On June 21, 1986 a wooden man eight feet tall burned on Baker

American Culture and History - The Discovery of Bigfoot

The Discovery of Bigfoot

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about the discovery of Bigfoot and the search that still exists. So when you drive up Highway 101 towards the famed redwood grove, which is called the Avenue of the Giants, you’ll not only see skyscraping redwood trees that

American Culture and History - Grizzly Bears in Alaska

Bears in the U.S.

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about Bears in the U.S.. Now what’s the deal with bears in the United States? There are actually a few types of bears in the U.S.. Grizzlies are the ones you probably best know from Hollywood films. These bears

American Culture and History - The California Gold Rush

The California Gold Rush

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about The California Gold Rush. So today we’re going to learn a little bit about the Gold Rush. So in order to understand this magical story, we have to flash back to the year 1848. In 1848, a man

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