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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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 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

 Chatterbox #8 – Christmas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:45

Here is your Culips Christmas episode! This time we are trying a new format, with three distinct categories for you! We discuss Christmas Greetings, funny Christmas traditions and Harp’s worst and best presents from past Christmases. Most people learn the basic Christmas vocabulary so we wanted to offer you something a bit different. Have youRead More

 Curious Question #17 – Email closings | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Are most of you out there writing emails in English? Are you getting bored with ending your emails the same way all the time? Well, then this episode is for you! Here we discuss which email endings are appropriate and when to use them. We also give some fun ideas on how to be moreRead More

 Catch Word #19 – Have a crush | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:29

Have you ever had a crush? At some time in your life, you have probably had a crush, someone who you liked in a special way. This week, Maura and Robin are talking about the expression, “to have a crush on someone”. They also look at other ways that you can say that you areRead More

 Chatterbox# 7 – Jessie is on the Spot | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:02

Introducing Jessie! Jessie is joining the Culips team and will be helping us host future episodes. We cover the basics, how long she has been in Montreal and what she is doing here. Jessie also worked as an English teacher in South Korea, like Harp. In this episode, they both talk about their experiences teachingRead More

 Catch Word #18 – Out of it | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

How are you feeling today? Are you a bit out of it? Here we look at a common expression for not quite feeling awake or present. Maybe Canadians are always sleepy because we use this expression often! Learn about it and similar expressions in this episode. Expressions included in the Study Guide Out of itRead More

 Curious Question #16 – Kisses in Canada | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Everywhere around the world there are different customs for greeting. Here in Montreal you can often see people kissing each other on the cheeks. So what is normal here? And what is normal for Canada? In this episode, Robin and Harp kiss and tell! Expressions included in the Study Guide To hug To bow Kisses.ToRead More

 Chatterbox #6 – Marcus is on the Spot | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We want to introduce you to more of our friends in Montreal! In this episode, Harp chats with Marcus about his travels, learning languages and coming to Montreal. He speaks 4 languages and has a tour company for international students. Check him out here! Expressions included in the Study Guide To be on the spotRead More

 Catch Word #17 – Wasted | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Have you ever been wasted? It is a slang word for something that is fun and important if you are going to a lot of parties. Check out Robin’s story below and see if you can guess what wasted means. Expressions included in the Study Guide Wasted Drunk Throw up Vomit Buzzed You are goneRead More

 Chatterbox #5 – Halloween | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Halloween is a super fun day to wear halloween costumes, visit haunted houses and eat candy. This day is especially for children but adults celebrate too. Harp and Maura talk about lots of Halloween traditions and explain new vocabulary, like trick or treat (this is important if you want candy!) Expressions included in the StudyRead More

 Curious Question #15 – Had Better | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

You had better listen to this episode! Did you understand this first sentence? If you didn’t, check out this episode and hear us explain “had better” for you. We will also give you lots of examples of how to use it. Expressions included in the Study Guide Had better Ought to Situations when we useRead More

 Chatterbox #4 – Birthday Parties | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In honour of Harp and Maura’s birthdays we decided to do a podcast about birthdays! In this episode, we talk about birthday parties (mostly for kids and teenagers) and what activities are a usually part of them. We also talk about the special birthdays in a person’s life, like the big 3-0! Copyright: Audio/Study Guide:Read More

 Curious Question #14 – Down Cold | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Do you have all English idioms down cold? If you don’t know every English idiom, listen to this podcast to learn a couple more. The question this week is about the expression “to have something down cold. Expressions included in the Study Guide To have something down cold / down pat Down pat (an oldRead More


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