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Culips Everyday English Podcast

Summary: 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!

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 Catch Word #84 – Bounce Back | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:34

If a person or thing experiences a negative time they can bounce back, get back on their feet, or pull through. Listen to the examples, describing the recovery of a failing economy or a friend’s health. Expressions included in the Study Guide To bounce back Nice and green and healthy Not to bounce back She’sRead More

 Chatterbox #44 – Tom from Montreal to Korea to England and back again | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:10

Introducing Tom! This week’s episode is an interview, where you can get to know Tom, the Montrealer who has also had a variety of experiences living abroad. We hear about his travels, and also what he loves about Montreal and his hobby of making music.He also recommends some good reading and gives advice on learningRead More

 Catch Word #83 – I’m dead tired | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:01

Have you ever felt exhausted at the end of a long hard day and just wanted to go to bed? Today’s episode looks at expressions to say that you are very, very tired. There are so many ways we can say in English that we’re very tired, and here we chose the most common ones.Read More

 Catch Word #82 – Garden-variety | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:38

Culips is not your garden-variety podcast! In this episode, we give you fun and interesting idioms to say that something is average and common. You could describe items or places as garden-variety or run-of-the-mill. You could also say that something is a dime a dozen. So when you are talking about something normal and notRead More

 Chatterbox #43 – Another Canadian Winter | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:32

People often like to talk about others. The stories that you tell about other people may be true or may not be true. This is when stories become gossip! There are many expressions related to gossip and we talk about some in this episode. So if you’re talking behind someone’s back or you just wantRead More

 Chatterbox #42 – Stress | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:26

People often like to talk about others. The stories that you tell about other people may be true or may not be true. This is when stories become gossip! There are many expressions related to gossip and we talk about some in this episode. So if you’re talking behind someone’s back or you just wantRead More

 Catch Word #81 – To steal someone’s thunder | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:37

People often like to talk about others. The stories that you tell about other people may be true or may not be true. This is when stories become gossip! There are many expressions related to gossip and we talk about some in this episode. So if you’re talking behind someone’s back or you just wantRead More

 Chatterbox #41 – Books | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:35

In this episode we are talking about books! Harp and Maura review some of their favourite books and talk about why they love them. You’ll also hear about different kinds of books, book-to-movie-adaptations, and e-books, the latest trend in books. Do you read novels in English? *Some of our listeners asked about speaking even faster.Read More

 Catch Word #80 – Don’t cry over spilled (spilt) milk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:59

It is always good advice to accept things in the past that you cannot change, and that’s what this episode is all about! Don’t cry over spilled milk is an expression that warns against being stuck in the past too much. As usual, we look at different situations when you can use this expression. WeRead More

 Catch Word #79 – Needle in a haystack | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:13

At some time in our lives we all lose something! Hopefully you can easily find it again. Other times it is very difficult to find what you have lost. This episode is about expressions that we can use when we have to look for our lost item that is difficult to find. We might sayRead More

 Catch Word #78 – Gossip | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:56

There are many expressions related to gossip and we talk about some in this episode. So if you’re talking behind someone’s back or you just want to hear it straight from the horse’s mouth, this one is for you!

 Catch Word #77 – On the same page | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:55

People often like to talk about others. The stories that you tell about other people may be true or may not be true. This is when stories become gossip! There are many expressions related to gossip and we talk about some in this episode. So if you’re talking behind someone’s back or you just wantRead More

 Chatterbox #40 – Shopping | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:05

People often like to talk about others. The stories that you tell about other people may be true or may not be true. This is when stories become gossip! There are many expressions related to gossip and we talk about some in this episode. So if you’re talking behind someone’s back or you just wantRead More

 Chatterbox #39 – Canadian Holidays | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:35

Jessie and Maura do a general overview of the statutory holidays in Canada, when they are and what Canadians do to celebrate them. And as always, Jessie and Maura share stories and opinions associated with these special days throughout the year. Do you know about Family Day and why it bothers Maura? And what doRead More

 Chatterbox #38 – Christmas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:14

Happy Holidays wherever you are! This year we asked what people wanted to know about the holiday season in Canada and we got some questions! In this episode, Harp and Maura answer these questions, talking about clementines and whether Christmas or New Year’s is the bigger holiday. They both also share some memorable moments fromRead More

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