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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

Chatterbox #196 – Kitchen renovation

10/16/2017
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Do you dream about renovating your kitchen? In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne discuss Suzanne’s changes to her kitchen. Join them as they have a natural and fun conversation all about renovations! Fun Facts Over the past decades, kitchens have changed. In the 1930s, kitchen countertops were custom-built based on the height of more »

Duration: 00:25:01


Catch Word #192 – Late to the party

10/10/2017
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Have you ever felt left out because you were behind the times? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Suzanne explain two fun expressions related to being late and missing out: to be late to the party and to miss the boat. Fun Facts Canada’s largest national park is Wood Buffalo National Park, which more »

Duration: 00:20:58


Chatterbox #195 – Apps

10/1/2017
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Do you love technology and the latest apps? If so, this episode is for you! Sit back, relax, and listen to Andrew and Morag as they chat about the devices and apps they’ve fooled around with. Fun Facts Apple is one of the most successful companies worldwide, generating more money than Google or Facebook. more »

Duration: 00:25:37


Catch Word #191 – Get a hold of yourself!

9/26/2017
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English expressions can be tricky, especially if they sound the same but have different meanings. Don’t worry, because Andrew and Morag are here to help! Join them for this Catch Word episode as they explain three uses of the expression to get a hold of. Depending on the dictionary or grammar website that you consult, more »

Duration: 00:22:03


Real Talk #018 – Fill ’er up!

9/17/2017
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Running out of gas is one of the most stressful things that can happen when you’re travelling—so it’s always best to make sure that your car has a full tank. But what vocabulary and phrases should you use when talking to a gas station attendant? Don’t worry, Andrew and Morag are here to explain everything more »

Duration: 00:26:07


Chatterbox #194 – A Maritimes road trip

9/11/2017
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The Maritime provinces—Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island—are known for their simple beauty and rich history. In this episode, Suzanne shares with Andrew memories of her road tip across the Maritimes. Be sure not to miss this gem of an episode! Fun Facts Green Gables, a farm located in Prince Edward Island, more »

Duration: 00:26:19


Chatterbox #194 – Interview with Andrew’s sister

9/5/2017
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Meeting someone’s family and learning about their hometown is a great way to get to know them better. So get ready to learn all about Andrew! In this special Chatterbox episode, he interviews his sister, Heather. Join them as they talk about British Columbia and the best places to study English in Canada. Fun more »

Duration: 00:23:33


Catch Word #190 – All the fixings

8/28/2017
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Learning English can be a blast! Laugh along with Andrew and Morag as they share three fun expressions that you can use when talking about condiments or toppings: all the fixings, all dressed, and the works. Join them to learn all about these three expressions. Fun Facts Ketchup is one of North America’s most more »

Duration: 00:20:38


Chatterbox #192 – Alternative medicine

8/24/2017
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While no one likes going to the doctor, it’s still very important to take care of your health. Luckily, going to a Western doctor isn’t the only option. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne discuss alternative medicine! Join them to hear Suzanne’s story about how she fixed her health troubles using alternative and non-Western medical more »

Duration: 00:19:27


Simplified Speech #29 – Veganism

8/21/2017
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Do you eat meat and dairy? Many people all over the world avoid eating or using animal products—vegans. In this episode, Andrew and Morag have a slow but natural conversation all about veganism. Join them to learn about this growing trend. Fun Facts Vegan is a relatively new term. Until about 1994, vegans were more »

Duration: 00:20:42


Real Talk #017 – Getting clothes altered

8/14/2017
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Do you have an item of clothing that you really like, but it doesn’t fit quite right? Luckily for you, that’s a problem with a simple solution! In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Morag walk you through all the English vocabulary and expressions you’ll need get an item of clothing altered to fit you more »

Duration: 00:24:51


Catch Word #189 – Go ape

8/10/2017
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Anger is a strong emotion, and in English we have some equally strong idioms you can use to talk about it! Join Andrew and Morag in this episode to learn some ways you can describe behaving angrily: to go ape and to chew someone out. Fun Facts The strangest things can make people angry. more »

Duration: 00:18:04


Simplified Speech #028 – Things we can’t leave home without

8/3/2017
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What are the items that you can’t leave home without? That’s the topic of conversation in this Simplified Speech episode. Join Andrew and Morag as they talk slowly and naturally about the items that are a big deal to leave behind. Fun Facts Did you know that the average person spends 153 days over more »

Duration: 00:14:45


Catch Word #188 – Thunderstruck

7/26/2017
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English has a lot of strange and amusing expressions! Join Andrew and Morag in today’s episode to learn how to use two colourful expressions related to being surprised: to be blindsided and to be thunderstruck. Don’t keep living under a rock; start listening and learn about these fun expressions today! Fun Facts If you more »

Duration: 00:15:55


Simplified Speech #027 – Advice

7/18/2017
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Giving and taking advice can be tricky. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag share their thoughts on both giving and taking advice. Take our advice, and tune in right away! Fun Facts There’s a lot of great advice, or guidance or recommendations, out there. For instance, a great piece of advice about more »

Duration: 00:17:17


Real Talk #016 – Calling tech support

7/12/2017
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When you can’t get a computer or device to work it can be a real emergency! If you’re stuck trying to solve a tech problem, you might have to call tech support. This can be a difficult task, even in your native language. But don’t worry, because in this Real Talk episode Andrew and Morag more »

Duration: 00:26:32


Chatterbox #191 – Luck

7/5/2017
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Do you believe in luck, or do you believe that there is no such thing as luck? In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk all about luck, and explain some interesting and useful expressions related to luck. Don’t miss your chance to join them! Fun Facts The horseshoe is associated with good fortune more »

Duration: 00:22:24


Catch Word #187 – To make bank

7/1/2017
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In today’s episode, Andrew and Suzanne give detailed explanations of two expressions related to making lots of money: to make bank and to rake it in. Do you dream of making a lot of money through working hard, or would you rather just win the lottery? Either way, this is the episode for you! more »

Duration: 00:18:42


Simplified Speech #026 – Math

6/28/2017
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Love it or hate it, many people have a strong opinion about math. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne share their memories of taking math in school. Join them and learn some interesting new terms and expressions! Fun Facts Because language is fluid, the meaning of words can change. For example, the word hundred, more »

Duration: 00:13:10


Chatterbox #CB190 – Lindsay Does Languages

6/23/2017
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In this very special Chatterbox episode, Andrew interviews Lindsay from Lindsay Does Languages. Join them as they talk all about using social media to learn English and share a lot of great tips and advice to inspire and help you! Fun Facts Lindsay Does Languages began in 2012 and has continued to grow from more »

Duration: 00:25:52

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