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Listen to fun English podcasts with natural expressions and everyday vocabulary for language learners. Every Culips episode has interesting elements of culture as well as language.

Listen to fun English podcasts with natural expressions and everyday vocabulary for language learners. Every Culips episode has interesting elements of culture as well as language.
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Montreal, QC

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Listen to fun English podcasts with natural expressions and everyday vocabulary for language learners. Every Culips episode has interesting elements of culture as well as language.

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@Culips

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English


Episodes

Simplified Speech #037 – Netflix

2/15/2018
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In this episode, Andrew and Morag talk about Netflix—the extremely popular TV and movie streaming service. Find out which shows the Culips hosts think you should watch! Fun Facts Although Netflix is famous for its online streaming services, it started off as a DVD sales and rental company. In fact, you can still order […]

Duration:00:18:51

Catch Word #197 On the fence

2/10/2018
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Join Andrew and Jeremy (our newest Culips host) for a lesson about how to use two everyday English expressions about decision-making. Fun Facts In this episode, you’ll be introduced to our newest Culips host, Jeremy. To learn more about him, check out his YouTube channel and podcast, Sponge Mind. Expressions you’ll learn in this […]

Duration:00:19:16

Simplified Speech #036 – Online shopping

2/2/2018
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In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag talk about the wide world of online shopping. Join them! It might change the way you shop! Fun Facts In this episode, Morag says that Amazon is one of the best ways to shop online. Apparently, a lot of people agree. Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos, is […]

Duration:00:17:32

Real Talk #020 – How to say no

1/28/2018
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Andrew and Suzanne teach you how to say no in this Real Talk episode! Fun Facts Even native English speakers sometimes feel anxious when having to say no to a request or an invitation. In fact, there are tons of self-help articles giving tips about how to refine this interpersonal skill! Expressions you’ll learn […]

Duration:00:29:22

Chatterbox #203 – Instagram

1/25/2018
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Are you addicted to social media? So many people are these days! Hear Andrew and Suzanne talk about their experiences with Instagram in this episode of Chatterbox. Fun Facts The Instagram account with the most followers in the world is … The Instagram account! The rest of the top five is made up of […]

Duration:00:21:06

Catch Word #196 – At all (part 2)

1/21/2018
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Andrew and Morag continue their lesson about the expression at all in part 2 of this Catch Word episode. Fun Facts The Collins Dictionary ranks at all as one of the 1000 most commonly occurring expressions in their dictionary! Expressions you’ll learn in this episode: At all Frivolous A badass “Us” as a subject […]

Duration:00:29:09

Catch Word #195 – At all (part 1)

1/16/2018
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At all looks like a simple expression but, in this Catch Word episode, Morag and Andrew find out just how versatile it really is. Fun Facts At one example in this episode, two friends talk about visas used to travel abroad. Did you know that Singapore issues the most powerful passport in the world? […]

Duration:00:24:59

Simplified Speech #035 – Plastic bags

1/11/2018
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Plastic bags are a major source of pollution. In this episode, Andrew and Morag talk about how people use bags in Kenya, Korea, and Canada. Take a listen and learn some great English expressions! Fun Facts A centipede is an arthropod with many, many legs—so many that its name comes from the Latin words […]

Duration:00:17:33

Speak Easy #01 – [y] and [w] insertion

1/6/2018
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In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew teach you a pronunciation trick that will make your English sound smooth and natural. You’ll learn how to link words together by inserting a [y] or [w] sound. Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free

Duration:00:27:55

Simplified Speech #034 – 2017 in review

12/31/2017
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What a year 2017 was! Some people loved every moment of 2017, and some people wished it never happened. Find out what Andrew and Morag have to say about this year as we say goodbye to 2017 in this special Simplified Speech episode! Fun Facts Many people think fake news is a new expression, […]

Duration:00:14:21

Simplified Speech #033 – Fear

12/27/2017
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Andrew and Morag talk about fears and how to get over them in this Simplified Speech episode. Fun Facts Twenty-four percent of Americans are afraid of speaking in public. This makes public speaking America’s number one phobia. Expressions you’ll learn in this episode: To break a fall To take the brunt To listen in […]

Duration:00:19:28

Chatterbox #202 – Christmas traditions

12/23/2017
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s the holiday season! And, in this podcast, Andrew and Suzanne talk about Christmas traditions when they were growing up. Come and join the fun! Fun Facts The idea of Santa Claus has been around for many centuries, but the modern jolly old man dressed in […]

Duration:00:19:34

Chatterbox #201 – Naoshima – the island of art

12/18/2017
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In this special Chatterbox episode, Andrew talks to Suzanne about his trip to the island of Naoshima. Join them as they chat about public art installations, electric bikes, beaches, and galleries! Fun Facts Naoshima, an island located in the Seto Inland Sea, is known for its modern art and architecture. In fact, one of more »

Duration:00:29:49

Simplified Speech #032 – Dancing

12/14/2017
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Are you a good dancer, or do you have two left feet? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag talk about dancing and share fun expressions you can use to talk about dancing. Fun Facts In the 1920s and 1930s, dance marathons were a popular craze. Couples would try to win prizes by more »

Duration:00:16:55

Catch Word #194 – Easy on the wallet

12/10/2017
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Should you buy new shoes? Will the shoes be easy or heavy on the wallet? We can’t help you with whether you should buy the shoes, but we can help you talk about it! In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew discuss expressions involving wallets and money. Fun Facts Wallets can be cheap or expensive, more »

Duration:00:22:42

Real Talk #019 – Complaining at a restaurant

11/30/2017
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Have you ever received cold food at a restaurant? In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Suzanne explain important expressions and phrases to help you deal with this problem. Join them to learn how to politely voice a complaint at a restaurant. Fun Facts Many restaurants in Quebec have poutine on their menu. Poutine more »

Duration:00:37:10

Chatterbox #200 – Hiking up Mount Fuji

11/26/2017
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In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about Andrew’s summer trip to Japan and his hike up Mount Fuji. Join them and improve your conversational English skills! Fun Facts Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and has been designated a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization more »

Duration:00:26:36

Simplified Speech #031 – School lunches

11/22/2017
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What kind of lunch did you eat when you went to school? In this episode, Morag and Andrew take a trip down memory lane and discuss the school lunches of their youth. Come learn about the ins and outs of the cafeteria. Fun Facts In this episode, Morag says she’s a slight goth. The more »

Duration:00:13:39

Chatterbox #199 – A day in Beijing

11/17/2017
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In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew talks to Suzanne about his whirlwind day in Beijing, China! Join them and learn all about Andrew’s crazy adventure! Fun Facts Beijing is the capital city of China and is populated by over 21 million people! Expressions you’ll learn in this episode: To get a taste of [something] To more »

Duration:00:20:27

Chatterbox #198 – Interview with Andrew’s dad

11/11/2017
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In this special Chatterbox episode, Andrew interviews his dad, Terry. Join Andrew and his dad as they take a trip down memory lane and talk about Hamilton, Ontario, and the War of 1812! Fun Facts The Rust Belt refers to an area around the Great Lakes. The area was very well-known for its booming more »
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