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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

Chatterbox #283 – Plogging

1/26/2022
Have you heard about the newest trend that combines a daily walk or jog with picking up litter? If not, you’re not alone. It’s called plogging, and in this Chatterbox episode Andrew and Anna explain it, how it came to be called plogging, and why it’s becoming a popular activity for many people around theRead More The post Chatterbox #283 – Plogging first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:24:09

Catch Word #256 – The different ways English speakers use damn

1/21/2022
Damn! I can’t wait to listen to the new Culips episode. This is just one of the many ways you can use the word damn. You may have heard people say this word in films, TV, and music, but never truly understood all of the many meanings of the word. Listen to this Catch WordRead More The post Catch Word #256 – The different ways English speakers use damn first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:25:09

Simplified Speech #138 – What do you think about online trolls?

1/13/2022
Trolls. No, we’re not talking about mean mythical creatures who live under bridges. We’re talking about online trolls. They are very real and very mean people who like to anger others by posting nasty and cruel comments online. This has become a big problem associated with social media. In this Simplified Speech episode, hosts AndrewRead More The post Simplified Speech #138 – What do you think about online trolls? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:22:01

Simplified Speech #137 – Kassy’s board game club

1/8/2022
Board games are a fun way to spend an evening with friends. In this episode, Kassy talks with Andrew about her board game club and shares how it helps her meet new people, despite the pandemic. Simplified Speech episodes feature two native English speakers having clear, natural and easy to understand English conversations about interestingRead More The post Simplified Speech #137 – Kassy’s board game club first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:13

Happy 2022!! BONUS EPISODE

1/3/2022
Episode description Happy 2022! In this short episode, Andrew and the Culips team pass on the greetings and wishes for the new year. Transcript Note: The words and expressions that appear in bold text within the transcript are discussed in more detail in the Detailed Explanations section that follows the transcript. The transcript has beenRead More The post Happy 2022!! BONUS EPISODE first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:12:36

Simplified Speech #136 – How was your 2021?

12/30/2021
For some, 2021 was a lot better than 2020. However, that is not the case for everyone. We’re all still dealing with the COVID pandemic. In this episode, the Culips team looks back at some of the highs and lows of the last year. Simplified Speech is a series meant for intermediate English language learners.Read More The post Simplified Speech #136 – How was your 2021? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:23:10

Real Talk #053 – Visiting the dentist

12/25/2021
Making a dental appointment, finding the time to go, and paying for dental insurance can all be quite the hassle. But of course, the main part of the whole experience is talking with your dentist about dental health. In this Real Talk episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy help you with the English you can expectRead More The post Real Talk #053 – Visiting the dentist first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:24:21

Simplified Speech #135 – Suzanne’s trip to France

12/21/2021
In this episode, Suzanne tells us about her experience of flying internationally during the pandemic, which didn’t go as smoothly as planned. If you are thinking about taking a trip abroad, listen to this episode to get some useful tips on how to avoid problems at the airport. The Simplified Speech series is the perfectRead More The post Simplified Speech #135 – Suzanne’s trip to France first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:22:08

Chatterbox #282 – The future of podcasting

12/13/2021
Podcasts are evolving. From the technology used to the companies producing them and everything in between, the podcasting industry is seeing a lot of new, exciting changes. In this episode, Andrew and Anna talk about the changes they’ve seen, and discuss what it might mean for the future of podcasting. The Chatterbox series is designedRead More The post Chatterbox #282 – The future of podcasting first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:24:50

Catch Word #255 – We just clicked

12/10/2021
Have you ever wished there was another way to describe how friendly you are with certain people? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy share a couple ways native English speakers refer to their relationships with others. The Culips Catch Word series explains idioms, phrasal verbs, and expressions used in everyday life. Listening toRead More The post Catch Word #255 – We just clicked first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:18:35

Chatterbox #281 – Do you prefer reading paper or e-books?

12/8/2021
In this episode, Andrew and Anna debate the pros and cons of reading paper books and digital e-books. They also discuss their experiences with reading online and talk about the daily distractions that prevent them from reading properly. Our Chatterbox series is the perfect way to learn English with our Culips hosts who discuss interestingRead More The post Chatterbox #281 – Do you prefer reading paper or e-books? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:29:28

Catch Word #254 – In for a rude awakening

12/4/2021
Would you like to have a bombshell dropped on you? That sounds pretty bad, but don’t worry, our hosts Andrew and Suzanne are here to explain expressions you can use when you’re shocked at hearing big news. In this Catch Word episode, the two main expressions are to drop a bombshell and a rude awakening.Read More The post Catch Word #254 – In for a rude awakening first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:05:34

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