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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

Catch Word #261 – Finger on the pulse

5/16/2022
Everyone knows someone who seems to know about all the trends or the latest news before everyone else. You might even be that person among your friends! In today’s Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy explain two idioms that you can use to describe these people, finger on the pulse and ahead of the curve.Read More The post Catch Word #261 – Finger on the pulse first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:30

Andrew’s whirlwind weekend

5/15/2022
Andrew’s whirlwind weekend Episode description Andrew talks about his super busy weekend that included not only celebrating his birthday but also celebrating his first wedding anniversary. He also teaches you how to use the expression to pull out all the stops and gives a preview of the next Culips episode. The post Andrew’s whirlwind weekend first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:11:45

Simplified Speech #148 – Where did you grow up?

5/9/2022
Hometowns: everyone has one! In today’s Simplified Speech episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy talk about where they grew up. One of them grew up in Canada, and the other grew up in the United States. You will hear about the interesting similarities and differences the two have to share with you. Come and join them!Read More The post Simplified Speech #148 – Where did you grow up? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:23:45

Catch Word #260 – Pay through the nose

5/1/2022
Have you ever wished there were an expression that perfectly fit how you feel about just how expensive something is? You’re in luck because, in English, there is! Today, Andrew and Kassy share two idiomatic expressions used when talking about buying something that is overpriced or, in your opinion, too expensive. The Culips Catch WordRead More The post Catch Word #260 – Pay through the nose first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:18:19

Chatterbox #287 – Pub culture in the UK and Canada

4/24/2022
Pubs are very common in the United Kingdom and Canada. However, there are differences between the two countries and their respective cultures. In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Anna discuss how important pubs are in their cultures and compare their traditions and customs. Chatterbox is a series where native English speakers have a natural conversationRead More The post Chatterbox #287 – Pub culture in the UK and Canada first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:14

Catch Word #259 – Back in the saddle

4/17/2022
In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy teach you two idiomatic expressions you can use when talking about something returning to normal: back in the saddle and back in business. Study with this vocabulary lesson and improve your English listening and speaking. Catch Word is the Culips vocabulary series where you can learn idioms,Read More The post Catch Word #259 – Back in the saddle first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:20:26

Simplified Speech #147 – Andrew’s diggin’ and Kassy’s almost married!

4/11/2022
Curious about what’s new in the lives of Culips’ podcast hosts? Listen in as Andrew and Kassy have another one of their famous catch-up calls. Simplified Speech episodes feature two native English speakers having clear, natural, and easy to understand English conversations about interesting topics. By listening to Andrew and Kassy chat about their hobbies,Read More The post Simplified Speech #147 – Andrew’s diggin’ and Kassy’s almost married! first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:49

Simplified Speech #146 – Kassy’s big move

4/3/2022
Kassy shares her big news: she’s moving to Thailand so she can pursue her dream job teaching in a new country! Moving can be stressful. Moving to a new country is even more stressful. Andrew and Kassy discuss the process and everything that Kassy needs to do to prepare for her big move. In thisRead More The post Simplified Speech #146 – Kassy’s big move first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:19:29

Simplified Speech #145 – Have you ever won a contest?

3/31/2022
Have you ever won a contest? That’s the discussion question that Andrew and Kassy talk about in this episode. Join them as they teach you the differences between draws, contests, sweepstakes, and lotteries. Then listen in as they share some stories about the different contests they’ve won in the past. Simplified Speech episodes are designedRead More The post Simplified Speech #145 – Have you ever won a contest? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:23:27

Simplified Speech #144 – Buying and selling used things

3/27/2022
Have you ever bought or sold something used online? That’s the question that Andrew and Suzanne discuss in this Simplified Speech episode. Andrew talks about some sales he’s made recently, and Suzanne shares some crazy stories about different experiences she’s had as both a buyer and a seller. Simplified Speech episodes feature two native EnglishRead More The post Simplified Speech #144 – Buying and selling used things first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:27:55

Catch Word #258 – Sweating bullets

3/20/2022
“I was so nervous. I was sweating bullets!” That might sound a bit strange, but it’s a common English expression. Sweating bullets means to be very stressed or nervous. Does that happen to you sometimes? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy teach you two idioms with the word sweat: no sweat and sweatingRead More The post Catch Word #258 – Sweating bullets first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:42

Chatterbox #286 – Beauty filters

3/13/2022
Do you like the way you look in photos? Considering the huge market for online filters for photographs, there must be a lot of people who prefer embellishing their pictures instead of keeping them natural. Is that a problem? In this Chatterbox episode, hosts Andrew and Anna discuss the pros and cons of online beautyRead More The post Chatterbox #286 – Beauty filters first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:24:19

Simplified Speech #143 – Kassy’s acing tests and Andrew’s drumming away

3/6/2022
In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy give some updates about what’s going on in their lives these days. Kassy tells us the results of a big math test she took recently and talks about choosing a wedding dress and last-minute wedding planning. Andrew shares about why he started playing drums again and talksRead More The post Simplified Speech #143 – Kassy’s acing tests and Andrew’s drumming away first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:07

Chatterbox #285 – Life hacks

3/3/2022
What are some of your favourite life hacks? That’s the topic of discussion for this Chatterbox episode. Join Andrew and Anna as they share some of their favourite shortcuts for optimizing and organizing their lives and work. Chatterbox is the Culips series for intermediate and advanced English learners. Each episode features a natural conversation betweenRead More The post Chatterbox #285 – Life hacks first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:24:52

Simplified Speech #142 – Fake meat and meat alternatives

2/27/2022
Plant-based meat alternatives have gained in popularity over the past decade. People following vegan and vegetarian diets now enjoy better, tastier fake meats. Today, Andrew and Kassy talk about this new, controversial food trend. This episode is part of Culips’ Simplified Speech series. It features natural, easy‑to‑understand English conversations about interesting topics, like fake meat.Read More The post Simplified Speech #142 – Fake meat and meat alternatives first appeared on Culips...

Duration:00:20:23

Simplified Speech #141 – Are you a big playlist person?

2/23/2022
Are you a big playlist person? That’s the question that Andrew and Suzanne discuss in this Simplified Speech episode. Join them as they chat about the kinds of playlists they make, how they make them, and when they like to listen to them. Simplified Speech is perfect for intermediate-level English learners who are looking toRead More The post Simplified Speech #141 – Are you a big playlist person? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:18:43

Real Talk #054 – Joining a gym

2/21/2022
What is your favourite way to say, “I have to leave now, and fast”? In this episode, Andrew and Kassy explain two common English expression that mean to leave quickly: duck out and hightail it out of there. The Culips Catch Word series explains idioms, phrasal verbs, and expressions used in everyday life. Today’s audioRead More The post Real Talk #054 – Joining a gym first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:07

Simplified Speech #140 – Kassy’s kombucha

2/18/2022
Have you ever heard of kombucha? For some people, it’s an amazing tea full of health benefits. For others, it’s a weird-tasting beverage that only strange people drink! In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew asks Kassy about her kombucha brewing lifestyle. They talk about the various steps of Kassy’s brewing process. Simplified Speech is aRead More The post Simplified Speech #140 – Kassy’s kombucha first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:22:22

Catch Word #257 – Hightail it out of there

2/13/2022
What is your favourite way to say, “I have to leave now, and fast”? In this episode, Andrew and Kassy explain two common English expression that mean to leave quickly: duck out and hightail it out of there. The Culips Catch Word series explains idioms, phrasal verbs, and expressions used in everyday life. Today’s audioRead More The post Catch Word #257 – Hightail it out of there first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:18:31

Simplified Speech #139 – Wedding traditions in France

2/7/2022
Did you know that every country has their own special wedding traditions? Recently, Suzanne travelled to France to start planning her wedding. In this episode, Suzanne tells Andrew about the wedding traditions she discovered there. In our Simplified Speech series, native English speakers have natural conversations about common topics. These episodes are designed to boostRead More The post Simplified Speech #139 – Wedding traditions in France first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:54