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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

Here comes the rain

6/27/2022
Here comes the rain Episode description In this week’s update episode, Andrew shares some stories about the monsoon season and dog sitting a poodle! Plus, he teaches you about an extremely useful phrasal verb: to stick with [something]. Visit Culips.com to get the 100% free transcript for this episode. The post Here comes the rain first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:09:59

Catch Word #262 – Doomscrolling

6/22/2022
At some point, we’ve all found ourselves scrolling through the news or social media for hours on end. Sometimes the things we discover make us feel good (cute puppy videos!), and other times we find things that makes us feel bad (most news article about the world nowadays!). In this episode, Andrew and Kassy teachRead More The post Catch Word #262 – Doomscrolling first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:20:46

Spontaneous photo shoot [Bonus episode ]

6/19/2022
Spontaneous photo shoot Episode description In this week’s update episode, Andrew shares a story about getting his picture taken in a photo booth. Plus, in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you a useful expression: unbeknownst to [someone]. Visit Culips.com to get the 100% free transcript for this episode. The post Spontaneous photo shoot [Bonus episode ] first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:17:46

Chatterbox #290 – Is bread the world’s favourite food?

6/15/2022
Bread is a staple around the world. Every culture has its own version or style, from India’s naan to Brazil’s pão de queijo. In today’s episode, Andrew and Anna chat about bread and what makes it so delicious (and popular). The Chatterbox series is designed for intermediate and advanced English learners. Each episode features natural,Read More The post Chatterbox #290 – Is bread the world’s favourite food? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:28:38

Adventures in cooking

6/12/2022
Adventures in cooking Episode description In this week’s update episode, Andrew shares a story about the highs and lows of learning how to cook Korean food. Plus, in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you a useful expression: there’s never a dull moment. Visit Culips.com to get the 100% free transcript for this episode. The post Adventures in cooking first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:16:18

Chatterbox #289 – What’s your MBTI?

6/8/2022
Do you really know yourself? Sometimes you think you know your own personality, but you might think differently after taking the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator! The MBTI is a test designed to evaluate what kind of personality you have, based on 8 sets of traits. In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Anna explore the MBTI asRead More The post Chatterbox #289 – What’s your MBTI? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:30:25

Presents from the island

6/6/2022
Presents from the island Episode description In this week’s update episode, Andrew talks about all the wonderful things his wife brought back for him from her trip to Jeju Island. Plus, in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you a useful idiomatic expression: to go to town. Visit Culips.com to get the 100% free transcript forRead More The post Presents from the island first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:15:30

Chatterbox #288 – What’s your favourite quote?

6/1/2022
Words can inspire us. Everyone has that moment when they read something, or hear something, that just makes sense. So much so that we want to share these quotes with the world. In this episode, Andrew and Anna talk about inspirational quotes and share the ones they feel have influenced their lives in some way.Read More The post Chatterbox #288 – What’s your favourite quote? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:25:43

Holding down the fort

5/29/2022
Holding down the fort Episode description In this week’s update episode, Andrew talks about holding down the fort while his wife is away for the week. Plus, in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you a useful phrasal verb: to take on [somebody/something]. The post Holding down the fort first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:04:25

Simplified Speech #149 – Kassy’s wedding story

5/25/2022
Here comes the bride! Kassy recently got married and in this episode, she tells Andrew all about her big day. In our Simplified Speech series, native English speakers have natural conversations about everyday topics. These episodes are designed to boost your English listening skills and increase your vocabulary. On occasion, our hosts share their personalRead More The post Simplified Speech #149 – Kassy’s wedding story first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:21:02

Broken tape player

5/23/2022
Broken tape player Episode description Andrew talks about how he spent the last week and about how his vintage cassette player broke. He also teaches you how to use the expression to slack off on doing something and gives an update about what you can expect this week from Culips. Visit Culips.com to get theRead More The post Broken tape player first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

Duration:00:17:48

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