Generally American (A Journey in American English)

By Christopher M. Chandler, Kris Schauer

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Hello, Hola, Guten Tag, Bonjour, こんにちは ! Welcome everyone, this is a podcast for those wanting to learn about U.S. culture through Standard American English, also known as General American. We talk about various different topics related to the U.S. and the U.S.'s relations with other countries. My co-host and I would like to think of this as more of a journey because you never know where it’ll take us. Plus, since the journey’s more important than the end or the start, we hope that you’ll be willing to join us! Let’s see where it takes us!

Episode Date
S4E41: American Scandals in Action
Nov 26, 2023
S4E40: The Beauty of Working from Home
Nov 12, 2023
S4E39: Unemployement: Comparing the American and German Systems
Oct 28, 2023
S4E38: Megacelebrity Crossroads: Balancing Fame, Responsibility, and Authenticity
Oct 15, 2023
S4E37: Urban Myths, Legends & (Digital) Folklore
Sep 30, 2023
S4E36: Influencers and Advertising
Sep 18, 2023
S4E35: Catching up - Travel and Movies
Sep 04, 2023
S4E34: Strength in Numbers: The Writers Strike and The Power of Unions
Jul 24, 2023
S4E33: Cartoons and the People Who Enjoy Them
Jul 10, 2023
S4E32: Truckers and Supermarkets - The Backbone of the U.S.
Jun 27, 2023
S4E31 Subcultures and Countercultures
Jun 11, 2023
S4E30 - Generational Shifts (Attitudes, Opinions, and The Value of Hardwork)
May 20, 2023
S4E29: Houses - Part of the American Dream (Twitter/Instagram in Description)
May 06, 2023
S4E28: Higher Education - Vocational Schools / College / University
Apr 24, 2023
S4E27 - Reverse Culture Shock (Listener Request)
Apr 02, 2023
S4E26: Back From Vegas
Mar 23, 2023
S4E25: Listener Poll, Listener Feedback, and Patreon
Mar 15, 2023
S4E24: Las Vegas - Take me Down to Paradise City, Where...
Mar 06, 2023
S4E23: Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.
Feb 20, 2023
S4E22: Subscriptions: You will Own Nothing and be Happy
Feb 06, 2023
S4E21: AI and the Value of Critical Thinking
Jan 22, 2023
S4E20: Happy New Year and Festive Traditions
Jan 08, 2023
S4E19: Eating Healthy and Dieting
Dec 15, 2022
S4E18: Post-Thanksgiving Banter: Sports and Snow
Nov 29, 2022
S4E17: Work Place Culture
Nov 16, 2022
S4E16: Medical Debt/Insurance and Public Assistance
Oct 30, 2022
S4E15: Debt - the Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Oct 10, 2022
S4E14: Catching Up and Trips
Sep 25, 2022
S4E13: Conspiracy Theories and Where to find Them
Aug 07, 2022
S4E12: Public Spaces and Where to Find Them
Jul 24, 2022
S4:E11 History and the Fourth of July
Jul 11, 2022
S4E10: Loss Leaders and Bulk Buying
Jun 28, 2022
S4E9: Court of Public Opinion
Jun 16, 2022
S4E8: Outsourcing - Letting Others do the Work for You
May 31, 2022
S4E7: (New Upload) - The Mixture of American Politics and Religion
May 16, 2022
S4E6: What does "Culture" Even Mean and Does the U.S. Even Have One ?
Apr 30, 2022
S4E5: Buying Ethically - Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
Apr 16, 2022
S4E4: - Home is Where the Heart is: Discussing Americana, i.e., American Symbolism
Mar 27, 2022
S4E3: Confederacy - The South Shall Rise Again?
Mar 09, 2022
S4E2: Capital Punishment and the Justice System
Feb 21, 2022
S4E01: Grinding Yourself to Happiness
Feb 06, 2022
Trailer -Generally American
Feb 06, 2022
S3E28: Politics - Where does the Buck Stop?
Jan 23, 2022
S3E27: Happy New Year!
Jan 11, 2022
S3E26: Sitcoms - Won't You Laugh with Us ?
Dec 24, 2021
S3:E25: Cell Phones - Call me After 6
Dec 14, 2021
S3E24: Black Friday and Online Shopping Adventures
Nov 29, 2021
S3E23: What's in a Holiday Anyway?
Nov 16, 2021
S3E22: 🎃 Happy Halloween in the U.S. 🎃
Oct 31, 2021
S3:E21 Catching up With Kris
Oct 17, 2021
S3:E20 - Credit Cards (The Lost Episode)
Oct 05, 2021
S3E19: Gun Ownership: Second Amendment
Aug 10, 2021
S3E18: Economic Booms (Interview with Jeff, Kris' Father)
Aug 03, 2021
S3E17: Americans, Past Time and Downtime
Jul 26, 2021
S3E16: The Daily Freedoms in the U.S of A
Jul 12, 2021
S3E15: Adaption of Foreign Media in the U.S., Censorship and White-Washing
Jul 05, 2021
SE314: Cultural Aspects of Summer in the U.S.
Jun 22, 2021
S3E13: Cultural Appropriation: Can I be what you are?
Jun 12, 2021
S3E12: What Nerds are Made of
Jun 07, 2021
S3E11: The Problematic Aspects of Video Games
May 29, 2021
S310: Military and Patriotism
May 24, 2021
S3E9: Transportation and Infrastructure
May 10, 2021
S3E8: Internet in the US
Apr 26, 2021
S3E7: The Legalization and Acceptance of Drugs Part II
Apr 19, 2021
S3E6: The Legalization and Acceptance of Drugs
Apr 12, 2021
S3E5: Americanized Food
Mar 29, 2021
S3E4: The Effects of Globlization on "Buying American"
Mar 20, 2021
S3E3: The Retail Worker and Domestic Travel
Mar 15, 2021
S3E2: The Average Person
Mar 08, 2021
S3E1: An Introduction to Sports in the U.S.
Feb 28, 2021
S2:Finale - Co-Host Introduction
Feb 09, 2021
S2E6: 🇦🇷 🇺🇸 A Stop in Argentina (A Small Introduction in Español) 🇺🇸 🇦🇷
Feb 01, 2021
S2:E5: Life Imitating Art : Anglicisms
Jan 25, 2021
S2:E4: Tell Me What Makes You Laugh, and I'll Tell You Who You Are
Jan 21, 2021
S2E3: Friendships and Smalltalk
Jan 18, 2021
S2E2: The Quirkiness of American Optimism
Jan 11, 2021
S2E1: Exporting Culture: The Rise of an U.S. Hegemony
Nov 23, 2020
S1E11 Finale: English as a Germanic Language
Nov 16, 2020
S1E10: The Difficulties of Pronuciation
Nov 08, 2020
S1E9: What Exactly is General American English?
Nov 02, 2020
S1E8: The U.S. and Multilingualism
Oct 25, 2020
S1E7: American Literature and Tales
Oct 19, 2020
S1E6: General American and Received Pronunciation
Oct 12, 2020
S1E5: The French Influence on English
Oct 05, 2020
S1E4: Language History as a Language Learning Tip
Sep 28, 2020
S1E3: Reading Native Material, Translating Lyrics and Shadowing: Language Learning Tips (Japanese Special)
Sep 21, 2020
S1E2: Cultural Differences Between the U.S. and Germany
Sep 14, 2020
S1E1: Pilot Episode
Sep 11, 2020