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Speaking American English Podcast

Speaking American English Podcast

By Cody Marosz
Designed to help you improve your listening and understanding, fluency, pronunciation, retainment of the language, and knowledge of the American English culture. So whether you’re planning on coming to studying abroad, for business, vacation, to live, are currently in America learning ESL, or just simply interested in American English this podcast is geared to help you!
ATTENTION: I have stopped the podcast due to costs. If you are interested in funding the podcast or would like to buy personalized episodes email Cody.ncab@gmail.com!
Visit www.italki.com/codymarosz for 1 on 1 classes!
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Episode 71: What Its Like Finding A Job In The States As A Native
Ever wonder what the job finding adventure is like as a native in the states? Tune in as I answer: Is it a breeze to get a job as a native? What are the resources like? What is the process like?  How long does it take? 
17:25
February 1, 2021
Episode 70: Let's Talk about the Future
Have you ever wondered why we sometimes use "will" or "going to" or even just the present continuous to talk about the future in English? Today, we'll look a little closer at all the different grammatical structures available for discussing the future. 
16:03
January 29, 2021
Episode 69: Would most Americans like these foreign dishes?
Have you ever wondered what Americans thought of these foreign and not so foreign foods? Well I hone in on what most of us would think about these cultured foods. Some just sound gross! Some sound yummy! Get an inside scope of what we think of these foods so you won't get caught by surprise when you offer your new neighbor a homemade Trekking burger and they give you an unpleasant look!   Some of the foods are: Chip Butty Trekking Burger Tamago Gohan Dondurma Spaghettieis Fried Butter
10:25
January 25, 2021
Episode 68: A Tour of the U.S. through Barbecue
While you might think of McDonald's as America's best (or worst) culinary representative, the country's most distinctive food is found in the South and Midwest--barbecue. Originally inspired by native peoples' practices of cooking up whole animals over an open fire, it has evolved to high art and a source of pride for many cities and states. We'll look at some of the different kinds of barbecue and whet your appetite for more!
15:46
January 25, 2021
Episode 67: The Life of a Digital Nomad - Pros and Cons
The global pandemic has led many workers around the world to work from home and also to realize the potential of working in different cities than where their companies are based. But there has been a movement of people abandoning office life and their home countries altogether for going on two decades: digital nomads. Today we'll talk about the advantages and disadvantages of not having a home and working around the world. I'll also be sharing some insights from my own experience as one of these strange creatures! 
15:57
January 15, 2021
Episode 66: Do Not Bring This Up To Americans!
In this episode we go over a HUGE cultural norm that will make every American uncomfortable if you bring it up! Listen to learn: My thoughts on why this is a stereotype? Does it make me feel uncomfortable? Have I witnessed it happen before? How common this is?
08:56
January 11, 2021
Episode 65: Making (and Sticking to) New Year's Resolutions
It's a New Year and for many of us, a time to try to make some changes in our lives. However, lots of studies and practical experience tell us that most people don't follow through on the promises they made to themselves, whether it's losing weight, exercising more, or acquiring a new skill. In this episode, we'll talk about how you can create more permanent progress in your life through creating good habits--like studying English every day and listening to this podcast every week! 
15:15
January 8, 2021
Episode 64: Grocery Shopping In The U.S.
Curious on what grocery shopping is like in the States? I'll give you an inside scoop on what it's like to get groceries in the U.S. 
13:30
January 4, 2021
Episode 63: What Americans Eat and Drink During the Holidays
With Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day all upon us, Americans are eating and drinking all kinds of special things that relate to their family origins. We'll look at a few of these specialties and where they come from. Bring your appetite! 
13:30
December 30, 2020
Episode 62: Common Expressions To Say When Having A Conversation.
This is my last episode of 2020! Roberts will officially be next week! Woohoo! Today we talked about some commonly used expressions to use when having a conversation in American English.  Summary: You may express your opinion or an idea by starting off your sentence by saying... Personally, I think that... In my opinion… Here’s what I think… Actually, I think that… I know how you feel I would love to run an idea by you You may express that you understood them by saying: I gotcha (slang) Saying things twice so like: Alright alright, mk mk, great great, cool cool I hear you Roger that (Someone may remember when the B1 Battle Droids say roger roger) Got it You betcha You may express agreement by saying: So good That’s perfect I know, right? Want the transcripts? Check out Speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com top learn more!
12:12
December 21, 2020
Episode 61: Idioms with the word eye!
Who would have thought there would be so many idioms with the word eyeball! Idioms we cover: Up to one’s eyeballs Up to one’s eyes Eyeball to eyeball Keep your eyes peeled Get an eyeball on (something) Eyeballing (something) Eyeballs out For more content check out Speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com
09:07
December 14, 2020
Episode 60: Difference Between At And For The Moment
We go over the slight difference between "At the moment" and "for the moment". I also give my true opinion on why I think focusing on slight differences like these shouldn't be your priority.  ALSO, I speak about the new podcast episode transcript bundle and premium membership: https://www.speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com/plans-pricing Check out our new store for cool swag to buy for the holidays: https://teespring.com/stores/saep-76
07:22
December 7, 2020
Episode 59: Learning What To Do When You Draw A Blank On A Word Mid - Conversation
I'm going to dive into the best ways to get by when you draw a blank(forget) on a word during a conversation! 
10:10
November 30, 2020
Episode 58: Words In English That Are Similar To Spanish
In this episode we will dig into the words that are mostly related to spanish words! As mentioned in the episode check out our website for a more advanced learning experience! Speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com.
11:08
November 23, 2020
Episode 57: U.S. Politicians That Speak Another Language
Learn about some of the famous U.S. politicians that can speak other languages. Interested in improving your language? Check out teachers that can help your achieve your goals at https://go.italki.com/speakingamericanenglish. 
12:17
November 16, 2020
Episode 56: Words with the most definitions
You'll never guess what word has the most definitions!  Love the podcast? Check out our new shirt at Speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com
08:06
November 2, 2020
Episode 55: My Topic Favorite Discussion Questions!
Here I tell you my top favorite discussion questions to really challenge your english skills. As promised check out my link to my teacher profile for help from me on your english goals: https://www.italki.com/codymarosz. 
11:39
October 26, 2020
Episode 54: Fantasy Football in the States
If someone were to ask me what is the #1 thing of interest most guys in America are doing/talking about right now I'd say Fantasy Football! Let me introduce you to a very common hobby that most Pro football fans do during the season!
10:38
October 19, 2020
Episode 53: Part 2 of Popular Alcoholic drinks in America
Today we wrap up from a previous episode the popular drinks in America. Get ready to go over some weird names of some of the hottest drinks around that don't fade away over time!
11:58
October 12, 2020
Episode 52: Popular American Alcoholic Drinks
Hey guys - just wanted to remind you if you’re interested in practicing with a fluent native English Speaker I am accepting new students! Check out this link in the Episode to sign up! https://italki.com/teacher/6749774
14:24
October 5, 2020
Episode 51: MNF and TNF
Explore what some American football fans are watching during the week! 
09:24
September 21, 2020
Episode 50: Disc Golf In The States
I speak about the underrated sport of disc golf. $5 membership with transcripts here: https://www.speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com/plans-pricing
14:02
September 15, 2020
Episode 49: Internet Abbreviations
Check out https://www.speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com/plans-pricing for some more content! Limited time only money back guarantee  30 days after you sign up if you don't enjoy it!
08:26
September 7, 2020
Episode 48: The To-go Concept In The States
In this culture episode we learn about where the to-go concept came from!
08:08
September 1, 2020
Episode 47: Prepositions At, On, and In
Here is my resource for further learning: https://www.thoughtco.com/prepositions-of-place-1210767 Here is the quiz! Take at your own risk!https://www.thoughtco.com/in-at-on-or-nothing-cities-states-and-countries-4066226
10:26
August 24, 2020
Episode 46: That vs. Which
Up for a challenge? See if you get these when to use these common words under your belt. Want more content? Interested in fun podcast quizzes, transcripts, activities, and lessons?! Check out https://www.speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com/plans-pricing
10:23
August 17, 2020
Episode 45: Getting your car fixed in the States 😡🚗🔧
In this cultural episodes learn about the complexities of simply just taking your car to the mechanic in the States.  
18:22
August 14, 2020
Episode 44: Common pronunciation mistakes for Spanish Speakers! *What I Look For In Classes*
Get my secret tips that I look for when helping those high level C-1 and C-2 speakers with pronunciation!
09:15
August 2, 2020
Episode 43: Preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Interview
Check out extra questions and statements reworded that the officers might ask or say. If you want to know more take a class at :https://italki.com/teacher/6749774
10:12
July 27, 2020
Episode 42: Hardest cities to pronounce in America!
Looking for a pronunciation challenge? These cities are the hardest to pronounce in the States and even have tripped me up several times! Ace these and you'll look like a pro 😎. 
15:21
July 19, 2020
Episode 41: Slang in the Wild
See real situations of when common slang is used in the States! Want situations tailored toward your english journey? Check out a class: https://italki.com/teacher/6749774. Free episode transcript here: https://otter.ai/s/OChWYXt1QPehrQ2u_nwiSQ. For episodes with transcripts access the premium version today! I am accepting a few more premium members! To get premium go to: Speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com 
11:25
July 13, 2020
Episode 40: Dead Slang
RIP(Rest in Peace) to all the slang included in this podcast! Interested in more slang? Take a class with me to learn and use it: https://italki.com/teacher/6749774 Check out more episodes and activities to boost your english at speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com
12:51
July 6, 2020
Episode 39: Sea vs Ocean
This word will really make you stand out as a non native! Can you guess which one? Listen to in to see which one it is. If you're interested in taking your English to the next level try a class with ME @ https://teach.italki.com/teacher/6749774. Also, if you want more content to boost your english go to speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com!
11:25
July 3, 2020
Episode 38: All about the article "The"
Today we learn about exactly when to say the word "The". We also go over when not to use it, this can be tricky!
08:43
June 28, 2020
Episode 37: My personal steps when learning a language
Hear my steps to learning a second language. 
10:28
June 22, 2020
Episode 36: A brief Intro to Texting/Messaging Abbreviations
We go over an intro of some of the countless texting abbreviations used in the States.  Hey guys just wanted to remind you if you’re interested in practicing with a fluent native English Speaker I am accepting new students! Check out the link in the Episode to learn more! https://italki.com/teacher/6749774
09:54
June 17, 2020
Episode 35: 25 Idiomatic Phrases That Include Single Initials
Learn some common and not so common idiomatic phrases with single initials!  Hey guys just wanted to remind you if you’re interested in practicing with a fluent native English Speaker I am accepting new students! Check out the link in the Episode to learn more! https://italki.com/teacher/6749774
13:17
June 16, 2020
Episode 34: Common Misspelled Business Words
These words are the top 10 misspelled words used in business english! 
13:13
June 12, 2020
Episode 33: What is a Bachelor Pad? Real life examples given from a Bachelor Pad himself!
We go over what is a Bachelor pad and the truths and exaggerations on Wikipedia. Want more Podcasts like these?! Become a Premium Member to receive bonus content: Speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com. 
12:59
June 8, 2020
Episode: 32 Having trouble pronouncing the "Th", "r", or words with an "Ed" ending?
This episode I give you my brutal honest view on how to start pronouncing those critical words correctly in English! I will drop my teacher link too if you're interested in working with a professional teacher: https://www.italki.com/user/6749774
10:42
June 2, 2020
Episode 31: These Greetings Are Straight Fire!
This episode is goes over commonly used greetings in American English. Again, if you want to practice your greetings the best way is with a native speaker! Check out my profile to practice now: https://italki.com/teacher/6749774
07:09
June 1, 2020
Episode 30: Easiest Way to Quickly Sound like an American
I go over the best way to quickly sound more like an American. If you want to quickly sound more American this is simply the best way because it focuses just on that. Here is the link to my website: Speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com
13:11
May 27, 2020
Episode 29: The Southern Accent
Lots of main stream media doesn't portray the southern accent exactly the best. Today we go over the Southern Accent and what exactly it sounds like. If you want to practice speaking your American english and discussing topics like this,  check out my teacher profile:   https://italki.com/teacher/6749774
08:10
May 25, 2020
Episode 28: Test Your Listening Skills with the mini quiz at the end!
I will read an intermediate level article and test your listening understanding with a quiz at the end! If you want more practice like this check out my teacher profile: https://italki.com/teacher/6749774
10:41
May 18, 2020
Episode 27 - These words can be pronounced 2 different ways!
These words have 2 different ways they can be pronounced! If you here them pronounced in two different ways you may scratch your head but they're both right! 
12:57
May 11, 2020
Micropodcast 5 - Quick Tips to sound American
These are my quick tips that are essential to sounding more American! Without these nailed down you will have trouble sounding American. 
03:35
May 10, 2020
Episode 26 - Don't let these words trip you up!
These are common words that mess people up when speaking English. I'll list them out so you can prevent tripping up on them!
08:19
May 5, 2020
Episode 25 - Unique American only customs
This cultural episode I share my perspectives about American customs only found in America! 
13:38
May 4, 2020
Micropodcast 4: Questions I want to hear from you guys
Fire away (send away) your questions on the Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/SpeakingAmericanEnglishPodcast!
04:06
April 30, 2020
Episode 24: Common Gestures
This episode will tackle common gestures we do in the States!
11:34
April 27, 2020
Episode 23 - Business English
- We speak about EXTREMELY important basic phrases and questions to know in business english. As mentioned in the podcast I'll drop a link to my profile where I teach 1 v 1 classes for business english! https://italki.com/teacher/6749774 
09:49
April 25, 2020
Episode 22 - Want to study abroad? David talks about what life is like as a bilingual college student
- This episode is geared toward those who want potentially study abroad in the U.S. He speaks about life as a bilingual college student. He gives his perspectives and advice on studying abroad in America!
16:35
April 20, 2020
Episode 21 - Top Apps to help you learn American English
My personal top recommended Apps to Jet your American English to the next level! As mentioned in the episode here is a link to my Teacher profile: https://teach.italki.com/teacher/6749774
11:20
April 18, 2020
Episode 20: My points to help Boost your English learning to the next level
Speed up your English learning with some quick tips! Get personalized tips with lessons from me! https://italki.com/teacher/6749774 
10:35
April 13, 2020
Micropodcast 3: Words that end in ED
We will go over words that end in ED and tricks to pronounce them!
02:18
April 8, 2020
Episode 19- Snake bites in the States
I dig into some of the culture here in the States. I speak about how common snake bites are for average Americans. 
08:00
April 8, 2020
Episode 18 - Interview with a Native English Speaker!
This is the episode A LOT of you have been waiting for! In this episode I interview my long time friend Devonte about the culture in America, his thoughts/ perspectives, slang, and we speak about how his wife from the Philippines has adjusted to speaking English here in the States!  
17:21
April 1, 2020
Episode 17 - HUGE common mistakes you don't want to make when speaking english
These are cuss words that are very common that people mistakenly pronounce for other words.
07:47
March 30, 2020
Micropodcast 2: Difference of Weary vs Wary
These two words are pronounced very similar, but trip up a lot of people! 
01:43
March 28, 2020
Micropodcast 1: Phrasal verb: Break in
The beginning of many Micropodcasts. These will be focused in and provide more detail on certain phases, slang,  etc. If you haven't checked out my new website check it out: Speakingamericanenglishpodcast.com! It includes a very affordable membership plan for those who JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH of this podcast!
03:54
March 27, 2020
Episode 16 - Interview with Pierre (Sneak Peak video)!
Pierre came to America to study and is a native French speaker. We talk about what it was like to live here speaking English! Pierre gives heaps of tips on what personally helped him with the varies accents he encountered here and what helped him reach fluency!
07:10
March 22, 2020
Episode 15 - More Americanisms
More Americanisms ( phrases we use in America) !
10:32
March 22, 2020
Episode 14 - Clichés
Top 10 clichés in America.
09:06
March 16, 2020
Episode 13 - St. Patties Day and Podcast update!
Learn about what it's like here on St. Patties Day!
10:06
March 14, 2020
Episode 12 - Americanisms
Common puzzling expressions for foreigners 
09:01
March 9, 2020
Episode 11 - Pesky Phrasal Verbs
We will touch all the type of phrasal verbs.  Listing the top pesky ones!
09:49
March 2, 2020
Episode 10 - Hot Weather
This episode describes different ways to describe hot weather!
08:38
February 25, 2020
Episode 9 - Words for cold weather
These are common words we say when it's cold outside! 
06:51
February 24, 2020
Episode 8 - Common misconceptions about Americans
This is a cultural episode. These are stereotypes that just aren't true for for all Americans. 
10:60
February 17, 2020
Episode 7 - Popular shows in the US
This is a cultural episode. We will talk about some of my personal favorite shows in the U.S. and some of the popular shows currently. These could be good shows to watch to help improve your English. 
09:33
February 10, 2020
Episode 6 - Everyone's not so favorite words to pronounce
These are the some of the most difficult words to pronounce for non native and even some native English speakers!
10:19
February 3, 2020
Episode 5: How Native English Speakers shorten words when we speak fast
You will learn some of the words we shorten when we speak fast! 
11:16
January 27, 2020
Episode 4: Popular and not so Popular Idioms in the U.S.
We will go over various different Idioms and their meanings.  
18:30
January 20, 2020
Episode 3: Filler Words
This episode talks about Filler words. 
08:05
January 13, 2020
Episode 2: Culture: Popular animals in the U.S.
This will be a culture episode about a few popular animals in the U.S. Want to learn more about the culture while improving your English? Book English conversation lessons today! https://italki.com/teacher/6749774
10:20
January 6, 2020
Episode 1: Introduction
This episode is an introduction to why I created this podcast and a little bit about me! Hope you enjoy!
05:17
January 4, 2020