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032 – Los Orígenes de la Palabra Gringo | The Origins of the Word Gringo

032 – Los Orígenes de la Palabra Gringo | The Origins of the Word Gringo

Where does the word gringo come from? Is it offensive? Learn about six popular theories about the origins of the word “gringo.” Which one do you think is true?

JIm and May give a rundown of about six popular myths surrounding the word and try to discover it’s true origins.

027 – Las Telenovelas | Soap Operas

027 – Las Telenovelas | Soap Operas

Have you heard of telenovelas? They’re similar to soap operas, but with a couple of key differences. Of course there are crazy plot twists, unrealistic romances, and unexpected drama. But this week, Jim and May go deeper and chat about the origins of these shows and their impact on Latin culture today.

026 – Su Casa No Es Mi Casa | Their House Isn’t My House

026 – Su Casa No Es Mi Casa | Their House Isn’t My House

Moving to another country is something that not nearly enough people get to experience in their lifetime.

Leaving behind everything you know presents an incredible challenge, but also allows you to dig into untapped potential for personal growth. Jim and May explore some of the pros and cons of living in another country in this week’s episode.

024 – ¿Español en un Mes? | Spanish in a Month? Interview with Connor Grooms

024 – ¿Español en un Mes? | Spanish in a Month? Interview with Connor Grooms

Is it possible to learn a language in a month?

Connor Grooms, the CEO of Baselang, certainly seems to think so. One of the programs his company offers was founded on the guarantee that you can go from “zero to conversational in one month.”

This week, Jim and May chat with Connor about his language journey, which began with him moving to Medellín, Colombia without speaking a lick of Spanish!

023 – La Independencia de México | Mexico’s Independence

023 – La Independencia de México | Mexico’s Independence

Mexicans celebrate their Independence Day on September 16th. Ever heard of “El Grito?” Or Miguel Hidalgo? How about “el Pípila?”

Well, don’t worry, Jim and May break it all down for you in this week’s episode. Understand Mexico in a new way after learning about its fight for independence.