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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 #134 – Buffet restaurants

11/27/2021
Are you the type of person who loves food and wishes your plate would never go empty? Going to a buffet restaurant means you can eat as much as you want. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Suzanne give us their opinions on buffets. The Simplified Speech series helps you to learn English naturallyRead More The post Simplified Speech #134 – Buffet restaurants first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:24:51

Catch Word #253 – Just chill

11/20/2021
To calm down, hang out, relax, be easygoing: native English speakers use the word chill in many ways. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy explain how to use this versatile word in four different situations. The Culips Catch Word series explains idioms, phrasal verbs, and expressions used in everyday life. Listening to ourRead More The post Catch Word #253 – Just chill first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:25:43

Simplified Speech #133 – Moving to a foreign country

11/18/2021
Have you ever lived or thought about living in a foreign country? If so, hit play and listen to Andrew and Suzanne’s perspectives about living in a foreign country. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about the ups and downs of living in a foreign country. Tune in to hear this interesting conversation fullRead More The post Simplified Speech #133 – Moving to a foreign country first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:25:43

Chatterbox #280 – Say goodbye to grey hair?

11/11/2021
What? Another grey hair? If we’re fortunate enough to grow old, finding grey hairs will be a common occurrence for sure. In this Chatterbox episode, hosts Andrew and Anna talk about their relationship with grey hairs and a surprising new study on the topic. Apparently, your grey hairs can grow back to their natural colour.Read More The post Chatterbox #280 – Say goodbye to grey hair? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:12

Catch Word #252 – Do you have deep pockets?

11/8/2021
Do you know how to describe rich people and companies in English? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy teach you two idiomatic English expressions that you can use to do just that. Upgrade your vocabulary and make your English sound more natural by learning with this lesson. Catch Word is the Culips vocabularyRead More The post Catch Word #252 – Do you have deep pockets? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:17:06

Simplified Speech #132 – Kassy’s getting married!

11/4/2021
Kassy has joined the Culips wedding club! Many of the Culips hosts and listeners have gotten married these past few years, and Kassy is engaged to become the next! Listen to this Simplified Speech episode where Kassy talks about the events leading up to her engagement to her boyfriend. Simplified Speech is a series whereRead More The post Simplified Speech #132 – Kassy’s getting married! first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:20:54

Chatterbox #279 – Shrinkflation

11/1/2021
Have you noticed your usual grocery items are smaller than they used to be, but cost the same? You may not have heard of shrinkflation before, but it’s something that’s affecting everyone and people aren’t happy about it! In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Anna discuss the issue of shrinkflation. Culips’ Chatterbox series helps youRead More The post Chatterbox #279 – Shrinkflation first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:26:00

Simplified Speech #131 – Squid Game

10/25/2021
Squid Game on Netflix is a Korean show that has become extremely popular around the world. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about the show, sharing their thoughts on the plot, story, and characters. If you liked Squid Game or are thinking about watching it, you shouldn’t miss this Simplified Speech episode! Simplified SpeechRead More The post Simplified Speech #131 – Squid Game first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:18:33

Real Talk #052 – Making an appointment to see the dentist

10/20/2021
Not everyone enjoys going to the dentist’s office. However, there are certainly many people who fear making an appointment over the phone more than the dentist’s drill! Fear not. In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Kassy help you with the vocabulary and expressions you’ll need to make a dentist’s appointment. Real Talk is aRead More The post Real Talk #052 – Making an appointment to see the dentist first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:19:00

Simplified Speech #130 – A new hobby and a big purchase

10/12/2021
We love catching up with friends. In fact, before every Culips episode, our hosts spend some time doing just that. Today you get to listen in as Andrew and Kassy catch up on the latest news in their lives – from Andrew’s new hobby to Kassy’s big purchase! Simplified Speech features clear, natural, and easyRead More The post Simplified Speech #130 – A new hobby and a big purchase first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:25:20

Chatterbox #278 – Music festivals

10/8/2021
Are you a fan of music festivals? In this episode, Andrew and Anna discuss the ins and outs of a typical musical festival. Tune in to learn about music festival culture and useful tips to make your music festival experience more enjoyable, all while practicing your English listening skills. Culips’ Chatterbox series is great forRead More The post Chatterbox #278 – Music festivals first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:25:58

Simplified Speech #129 – Road trips

10/4/2021
Hitting the road with friends or family, for a week-long adventure is a time-honoured tradition–especially in North America. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about what makes a great road trip and share their favourite road trip memories. This is Culips’ Simplified Speech series. It features clear, natural and easy to understand English conversationsRead More The post Simplified Speech #129 – Road trips first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:12

Chatterbox #277 – The new space race

9/28/2021
Have you ever wanted to travel to space? A few well-known billionaires definitely have! In fact, they have restarted the Space Race and their companies are racing into infinity and beyond. In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Anna talk about the new Space Race and what it means for the future of space travel. ChatterboxRead More The post Chatterbox #277 – The new space race first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:27:44

Catch Word #251 – You’ve improved by leaps and bounds!

9/23/2021
We’re back with another Catch Word episode! In this episode, Andrew and Kassy teach you some idiomatic expressions or phrases to use when talking about something that improves or gets better. Tune in to improve your English listening skills by leaps and bounds! Catch Word is a great series that focuses on key vocabulary andRead More The post Catch Word #251 – You’ve improved by leaps and bounds! first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:19:25

Simplified Speech #128 – Grandparents

9/19/2021
Many have cherished memories of their grandparents, from listening to 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 helpsRead More The post Simplified Speech #128 – Grandparents first appeared on Culips English...

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