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Culips Everyday English Podcast

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Learning English is tough stuff, but we’re here to help every step of the way. This podcast is for English language learners who want to improve their lives by becoming fluent in English. Our high-quality lessons are free, fun and taught by our expert hosts. Listening to Culips is like sitting in on an interesting chat between good friends. Your fluency, listening skills, vocabulary, and pronunciation will improve naturally as you get to know our hosts and learn about interesting topics and trends in Canada and around the world. Get awesome at English, with Culips!

Learning English is tough stuff, but we’re here to help every step of the way. This podcast is for English language learners who want to improve their lives by becoming fluent in English. Our high-quality lessons are free, fun and taught by our expert hosts. Listening to Culips is like sitting in on an interesting chat between good friends. Your fluency, listening skills, vocabulary, and pronunciation will improve naturally as you get to know our hosts and learn about interesting topics and trends in Canada and around the world. Get awesome at English, with Culips!

Location:

Montreal, QC

Description:

Learning English is tough stuff, but we’re here to help every step of the way. This podcast is for English language learners who want to improve their lives by becoming fluent in English. Our high-quality lessons are free, fun and taught by our expert hosts. Listening to Culips is like sitting in on an interesting chat between good friends. Your fluency, listening skills, vocabulary, and pronunciation will improve naturally as you get to know our hosts and learn about interesting topics and trends in Canada and around the world. Get awesome at English, with Culips!

Twitter:

@Culips

Language:

English


Episodes

Simplified Speech #128 – Grandparents

9/19/2021
Many have cherished memories of their grandparents, from listening their stories to feeling loved and supported throughout childhood. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy share stories about their grandparents. Today’s conversation might tug on your heartstrings! The Simplified Speech series features clear, easy to understand conversations between native English speakers. This helps improveRead More The post Simplified Speech #128 – Grandparents first appeared on Culips...

Duration:00:20:44

Real Talk #051 – How to talk with the concierge at a hotel

9/16/2021
Have you ever noticed a well-dressed, friendly person working in the hotel lobby? This person is often helping guests with taxis or telling them about the best restaurants in town. Many hotels employ a person called a concierge. Their job is to help you with all your needs, big or small. In this Real TalkRead More The post Real Talk #051 – How to talk with the concierge at a hotel first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:17:27

Chatterbox #276 – Evaluating different sources of listening materials

9/13/2021
Have you missed hearing Jeremy’s voice on the podcast? Then tune in to this episode, which was recorded last year while Jeremy was still on the team. This Chatterbox episode is full of useful tips and resources for finding great listening materials for learning English. Culips’ Chatterbox series is perfect for upper-intermediate or advanced EnglishRead More The post Chatterbox #276 – Evaluating different sources of listening materials first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:24:33

Catch Word #250 – Aren’t you a sight for sore eyes!

9/11/2021
It’s always fun to compliment a friend (and to receive a compliment, too). Luckily, the English language has many expressions you can use to tell people how good they look! Today, Andrew and Kassy define two such expressions: to look like a million bucks and a sight for sore eyes. The Culips Catch Word seriesRead More The post Catch Word #250 – Aren’t you a sight for sore eyes! first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:29

Simplified Speech #127 – Animal communicator

9/6/2021
Can you talk to animals? In this Simplified Speech episode, Suzanne tells Andrew an interesting story about her dog and an animal communicator. She says this animal communicator communicated with her dog and found out the problems in his life. Even if you are skeptical, it’s worth a listen! In Simplified Speech episodes, two nativeRead More The post Simplified Speech #127 – Animal communicator first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:24:53

Chatterbox #275 – The pandemic economy

8/31/2021
The pandemic has taken a toll on everyone over the past year and a half. So what does this mean for the economy? In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Kassy discuss the pandemic economy, how it’s changing, and what this could mean for the future. Culips’ Chatterbox series is designed for intermediate and advanced EnglishRead More The post Chatterbox #275 – The pandemic economy first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:30

Catch Word #249 – A gigantic slap in the face

8/27/2021
Would you like to receive a slap in the face? Probably not! However, the expression a slap in the face isn’t a physical thing, it’s more of an insult. In this Catch Word episode, you’ll learn all about it as Andrew and Suzanne talk about the various ways of using the expressions a slap inRead More The post Catch Word #249 – A gigantic slap in the face first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:33:16

Chatterbox #274 – What it’s like to live in Spain

8/22/2021
Nice beaches, beautiful architecture, and warm weather: these are some of the things people most associate with Spain. But since cohost Anna lives in Spain, she can tell us a lot more about the country. Join Anna and Andrew as they talk about living in Spain in this Chatterbox episode. Chatterbox is a series designedRead More The post Chatterbox #274 – What it’s like to live in Spain first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:27:43

Chatterbox #273 – Anna’s language learning and teaching journey

8/16/2021
Since you’re listening to Culips, that means you’re learning a language! Have you ever wondered what it’d be like to teach one? Today, Anna and Andrew chat about their experiences as both language teachers and language learners. Chatterbox is a Culips audio series for intermediate and advanced English learners. It features natural, unedited conversations betweenRead More The post Chatterbox #273 – Anna’s language learning and teaching journey first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:27:06

Catch Word #248 – Thanks, but no thanks

8/9/2021
In this interesting Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy will teach you some useful expressions to use when talking about things you don’t want to do. Catch Word is a great series that focuses on key vocabulary and phrases used in all sorts of common everyday English conversations. This episode focuses on phrases that youRead More The post Catch Word #248 – Thanks, but no thanks first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:20:59

Chatterbox #272 – Life and culture in the UK

8/2/2021
Have you ever wondered what life is like in the UK? Turns out, it is a bit different from Canada or the US! Andrew speaks with UK native Anna to find out exactly what life was like in this English-speaking country. Tune in for a new episode of Chatterbox, the Culips podcast series designed forRead More The post Chatterbox #272 – Life and culture in the UK first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:40:45

Simplified Speech #126 – Do you know your family history?

7/30/2021
Have you ever wondered more about your family history? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about their family trees and different ways to learn more about your family history. They also discuss DNA test kits and their effects on society. This Simplified Speech episode is perfect for intermediate English learners looking toRead More The post Simplified Speech #126 – Do you know your family history? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:18:51

Simplified Speech #125 – Summer Olympics

7/23/2021
The Summer Olympics! They happen every four years… well, almost. The global pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but hopefully cheering on our national athletes with be good entertainment for us all. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Suzanne share their thoughts on the Olympics. Which events do you think they prefer? Football, swimming,Read More The post Simplified Speech #125 – Summer Olympics first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:19:54

Real Talk #050 – How to check into a hotel

7/20/2021
Everyone deserves a nice vacation from time to time. If you are not comfortable checking in to a hotel speaking English, don’t worry. In this Real Talk episode, you will learn useful expressions you can use at the check-in counter. Real Talk is a series designed to teach you practical real-life English. In this episode,Read More The post Real Talk #050 – How to check into a hotel first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:27:10

Catch Word #247 – Spread too thin

7/15/2021
Are your days so busy you find you don’t have any time for yourself? English has many ways to express this crazy busy state you’re in. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy explain two key phrases so that you can let people know you’re too busy. Culips’ Catch Word series teaches idioms, phrasalRead More The post Catch Word #247 – Spread too thin first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:20:36

Simplified Speech #124 – What’s new with Kassy and Andrew

7/11/2021
Ever wonder what life is like for our podcast hosts when they’re away from the mic? Well, you’re in luck! In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy catch up and swap tales of the exciting things that have recently happened in their lives. Simplified Speech episodes are designed to help you improve your EnglishRead More The post Simplified Speech #124 – What’s new with Kassy and Andrew first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:18:56

Simplified Speech #123 – Independence Day in the USA

7/9/2021
Everyone loves a good party! Every July 4th in the United States, Americans celebrate their Independence Day national holiday with fireworks, family gatherings, and good food. Hear what hosts Andrew and Kassy have to say about Canadian and American national holiday festivities in this episode of Simplified Speech. Simplified Speech is a series in whichRead More The post Simplified Speech #123 – Independence Day in the USA first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:17:41

Chatterbox #271 – Meet Anna, the new Culips cohost!

7/6/2021
With a heavy heart, Andrew announces that frequent cohost Jeremy is leaving the Culips team. However, it’s a great time to introduce the new Culips host, Anna! She is from the United Kingdom and currently lives in Spain. Anna is a teacher and even has her own podcast. We hope you follow her new CulipsRead More The post Chatterbox #271 – Meet Anna, the new Culips cohost! first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:09

Simplified Speech #122 – Andrew’s wedding

6/30/2021
Here comes the bride! Andrew’s bride, that is! In this episode, Andrew shares the story of his wedding day with Kassy and our listeners. In our Simplified Speech series, native English speakers have clear and natural conversations on common topics. These episodes are designed to boost your English listening skills and increase your vocabulary. OnRead More The post Simplified Speech #122 – Andrew’s wedding first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:22:51

Real Talk #049 – How to make a reservation at a restaurant

6/28/2021
Have you ever tried making a reservation at a restaurant and it just didn’t go as smoothly as you would have liked? Then tune in to this Real Talk episode where Andrew and Kassy teach you all the questions, answers, and expressions you need to know to make a reservation at a restaurant in perfectRead More The post Real Talk #049 – How to make a reservation at a restaurant first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:43