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Listen to fun English podcasts with natural expressions and everyday vocabulary for language learners. Every Culips episode has interesting elements of culture as well as language.

Listen to fun English podcasts with natural expressions and everyday vocabulary for language learners. Every Culips episode has interesting elements of culture as well as language.
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Montreal, QC

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Listen to fun English podcasts with natural expressions and everyday vocabulary for language learners. Every Culips episode has interesting elements of culture as well as language.

Twitter:

@Culips

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English


Episodes

Simplified Speech #072 – Houseplants

12/10/2019
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Houseplants add colour and life to any room. Andrew and Suzanne talk about their love for houseplants, the plants in their collections, and their best care tips. Find out how to talk about adding a bit of nature to your home in this Simplified Speech episode. Fun facts Houseplants are becoming more and more popularRead More

Duration:00:25:35

Catch Word #218 – Give it a shot

12/4/2019
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Have you ever tried something and it didn’t go the way you’d planned? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy introduce useful expressions for talking about past experiences that didn’t work out the way we might have hoped. Fun facts Albert Einstein has a famous quote that says, “A person who never made aRead More

Duration:00:18:37

Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #3: Making mistakes

11/25/2019
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Transcript Hello everyone. This is Jeremy and you’re listening to Jeremy’s English Tips. A series by the Culips English Podcast where I teach you interesting expressions or share language learning tips. OK, let’s get started with another episode of Jeremy’s English Tips. Thank you for listening today. In this episode, we are going to talkRead More

Duration:00:06:07

Chatterbox #241 – You ask, we answer

11/19/2019
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We’re really happy we receive so many emails for our listeners! So in this Chatterbox episode, our hosts Andrew and Jeremy have decided to answer as many emails as they can in one episode. Maybe we’ve answered your questions! Fun facts At one point in this episode, hosts Andrew and Jeremy talk about their desireRead More

Duration:00:30:39

Simplified Speech #071 – Quitting Jobs

11/14/2019
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In another listener-requested episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about quitting jobs. Quitting a job is never easy; it requires preparation, courage, and a leap of faith. Andrew and Suzanne talk about why they quit certain jobs in the past and how they felt afterward. Fun facts Have you ever heard of ghosting? Ghosting is aRead More

Duration:00:23:46

Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #2: Repetitive Listening

11/8/2019
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Transcript Hello there, this is Jeremy and you’re listening to Jeremy’s English Tips, a series by the Culips English Podcast where I teach you interesting expressions or share language learning tips. So, in this episode, I am going to talk to you about listening, now you are already listening to a podcast in English. So,Read More

Duration:00:07:45

Catch Word #217 – Spittin’ chiclets

11/5/2019
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He got into a fight and now he’s spittin’ chiclets? What on earth does that mean? Well, if you played hockey in Canada, you would certainly know the answer. In fact, the sport of hockey has many interesting expressions. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew tests Jeremy’s knowledge of these unique sayings. Fun facts OnRead More

Duration:00:19:59

Episode #1: Introduction to Jeremy’s English Tips

10/31/2019
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Hello everyone, this is Jeremy and you’re listening to Jeremy’s English Tips, a series by the Culips English Podcast where I teach you interesting expressions or share language learning tips. Trailer (Episode #1): Introduction to Jeremy’s English Tips Hello there Culips listeners, this is the very first episode of Jeremy’s English Tips. I wanted toRead More

Duration:00:04:09

Simplified Speech #070 – The most interesting man in the world

10/29/2019
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How many people do you know who have founded a few international, multimillion-dollar companies? Well, today we’re talking about one. He wants to go to Mars! He wants to send people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 36 minutes! Today, our hosts Andrew and Jeremy talk about one of the most interesting people inRead More

Duration:00:23:09

Simplified Speech #069 – Talking about pets

10/25/2019
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Do you have any furry friends at home? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk all about pets. Enjoy this episode requested by one of our very own Culips listeners. Fun facts Did you know that cats can jump up to seven times their own height? Also, the most popular breed of petRead More

Duration:00:24:37

Chatterbox #240 – Interview with Steve Kaufmann

10/21/2019
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We have another special guest for you today! Steve Kaufmann is a successful polyglot, entrepreneur, and YouTuber. He runs a company called LingQ, which is a language studying platform. Join regular Chatterbox host Andrew and Steve for this fascinating conversation on language and learning. Fun facts In this episode, special guest Steve Kaufmann mentions thatRead More

Duration:00:39:07

Catch Word #216 – Cabin fever

10/12/2019
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Have you been cooped up inside all day? Why don’t you go out and enjoy the sunshine while listening to a brand-new Culips episode? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy introduce two useful expressions that one can use when experiencing boredom and restlessness. Fun facts There are various types of boredom in ourRead More

Duration:00:24:50

Chatterbox #239 – Interview with Iván

10/8/2019
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Culips really appreciates the feedback we get from our listeners. One such member, Iván from Spain, impressed Andrew with his story so much that we just had to have him on the podcast! Iván is a good example of a success story for learning English. Give this episode a good listen! Fun facts Special guestRead More

Duration:00:31:34

Simplified Speech #068 – Ultimate Frisbee

10/2/2019
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In this week’s Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy discuss one of Kassy’s favourite sports, ultimate Frisbee. Have you ever heard of it? If not, be sure to tune in and find out about this exciting sport. Fun facts Ultimate has been a sport since the early 1970s. The rules were created at Columbia High.Read More

Duration:00:16:31

Catch Word #215 – I totally blanked

9/29/2019
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What’s the topic today? It totally slipped my mind. Oh, that’s right! Today’s topic is forgetfulness. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Suzanne provide useful phrases to express forgetfulness when our mind goes blank and we can’t remember what we wanted to say. Enjoy! Fun facts Did you know there’s a world record forRead More

Duration:00:18:58

Chatterbox #238 – Interview with Andrew’s cousin, Sarah

9/24/2019
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Have we got a treat for you! Andrew goes to his mother’s hometown in Scotland and interviews his cousin, Sarah. They talk about language, rural life, the Scottish weather, and vintage cars. We’re sure you’ll enjoy listening to Sarah’s stories … And her great Scottish accent! Fun facts Edinburgh, Scotland, hosts the world’s largest artsRead More

Duration:00:18:31

Speak Easy #010 – Your question about minimal pairs

9/20/2019
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Suzanne and Andrew share a great English pronunciation lesson about how to pronounce and hear the differences between some difficult minimal pairs. If you struggle to pronounce or hear English vowels, you won’t want to miss this episode!! Note The audio for the practice exercises is included at the end of the ad-free version ofRead More

Duration:00:25:06

Simplified Speech #067 – Noisy neighbours

9/16/2019
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Have you ever lived in a place with noisy neighbours? It can be quite annoying when you’re trying to enjoy the peace and quiet of your own home, right? In today’s Simplified Speech episode, which was requested by a listener, Andrew and Suzanne talk about their experiences with their own pesky, noisy neighbours. Fun factsRead More

Duration:00:24:17

Real Talk #035 – How to agree like a native speaker

9/8/2019
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Neither? Either? Me too? Agreeing with someone in English can be complicated, especially when you add negatives, positives, and different verb tenses. To help you out, Andrew and Suzanne discuss ways of agreeing like a native speaker. Fun facts During this episode, our hosts mention a space movie. Even though we might think Star WarsRead More

Duration:00:16:34

Simplified Speech #066 – Traffic accidents

9/3/2019
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Have you ever been in a traffic accident? In this listener-suggested episode, Andrew and Morag talk about traffic accidents that commonly occur in Canada and around the globe. Fun facts The Canadian Transportation Safety Board estimates that Canada has an average of 160,000 traffic accidents per year. Annually, 20% of these accidents are due toRead More

Duration:00:14:27