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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 #26 – Get Down | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:26

Get down is very important for you to know if you like to party! If you like to go out to the club and dance you will hear this expression! Or if you like to listen to dance music, it is fun to know all the slang for dancing. Expressions included in the Study GuideRead More

 Catch Word #25 – To get ahead of yourself | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:19

If you try to use an expression before you know the definition then you are getting ahead of yourself! That is why it is always good to listen to our podcast. We look at this expression and other similar ones about looking too far into the future. The other expressions include to jump the gunRead More

 Chatterbox #12 – Jewelry Designer Sheena Purcell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:03

We’d like to introduce Sheena Purcell to you. She is a new friend of ours at Culips and she is super talented. In this Chatterbox episode, Sheena tells us a little bit about her experience as a jewelry designer and how she decided to start making jewelry. We also find out what inspires her beautifulRead More

 Chatterbox #11 – April Fool’s Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 9:44

April Fool’s Day! Have you ever celebrated this funny holiday? It is celebrated all over the world in different ways. In this episode we give you some vocabulary for playing tricks on people and tell you more about April Fool’s Day history! Expressions included in the Study Guide April Fool’s Day To fool/a fool Jokes,Read More

 Curious Question #19 – Calling names | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:13

Have you ever been called a name? It is not a nice experience. Mohammed from Egypt wrote to us and asked us about this expression, to call someone names? He wanted to know if it was insulting or not. To find out about this expression and to hear some example of names check out thisRead More

 Chatterbox #10 – Facebook | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:23

Are you already on Facebook? Facebook is a very popular social media network. It is fun to use and helps you stay connected to people you care about. To find out more and learn some Facebook vocabulary, listen to Harp and Maura talk about it here! Expressions included in the Study Guide Facebook Huge TerminologyRead More

 Catch Word #24 – Once in a Blue Moon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:35

How often do you go to the beach? Everyday? Sometimes? Once in a blue moon? We use the expression once in a blue moon to talk about the frequency of something or how often you do a certain activity. We hope you listen to Culips more than once in a blue moon! Expressions included inRead More

 Catch Word #23 – Plan B | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:14

Sometimes we have a plan to do something and it does not work. In that case we need to plan something different, and that is when we use this expression. If you want to listen to this podcast, but your internet is not working, you will have to go to Plan B! What is yourRead More

 Catch Word # 22 – The Tip of the Iceberg | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:42

We, in Montreal, hope this snowy weather is not just the tip of the iceberg! This expression, the tip of the iceberg can be used to talk about many other things than the weather. We often use the expression when there is some kind of problem. Do you know this expression? If not, check outRead More

 Close Up #9 – Love at First Sight | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:38

Happy Valentine’s Day! In this episode we are talking about the phenomenon of falling in love at first sight. Actually Robin and Harp are continuing their conversation from last episode and Maura explains some of the expressions they use. You’ll also learn about Cupid! Do you know Cupid? Copyright:Audio/Learning Materials: Culips English Learning Podcast

 Close Up #8 – Happy Valentine’s Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:48

It’s one week until Valentine’s Day and to get you in the mood for love we are uploading our episode a week early! Maura talks a bit about the history of Valentine’s Day to start and then we listen to a REAL conversation between Robin and Harp about Valentine’s Day. What do Robin and HarpRead More

 Catch Word #21 – Pig Out | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:18

Everyone likes to pig out sometimes! We usually pig out at parties or on special occasions. But sometimes we don’t need a special excuse to pig out. To pig out is related to food and eating. To understand exactly when and how to use listen to the expression pig out you have to check outRead More

 Chatterbox #9 – Rita in Montreal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:33

There are so many different people in Montreal from all over the world. Not one of us in the Culips team is actually from Montreal (we’re from other parts of Canada). But we have a friend Rita who is actually from this city! In this episode, Maura chats with Rita about growing up in Montreal,Read More

 Catch Word #20 – Cold Feet | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:59

Have you ever had cold feet? As an expression this is not actually connected to the temperature of your feet! If you have cold feet it means that you are not sure about a big decision. You are reconsidering that decision and you are not certain if you really want to do it. Don’t haveRead More

 Curious Question #18 – Call it a day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here we look at a question about the expressions, Let’s call it a day and Let’s call it a night. These expressions are used often after work has been done or you are feeling tired. Listen to this episode for specific cases of when these expressions are appropriate! You’ll also learn about another similar expression,Read More


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