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Simplified Speech #138 – What do you think about online trolls?
<p>Trolls. No, we’re not talking about mean mythical creatures who live under bridges. We’re talking about online trolls. They are very real and very mean people who like to anger others by posting nasty and cruel comments online. This has become a big problem associated with social media. In this Simplified Speech episode, hosts Andrew<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2022/01/simplified-speech-138-what-do-you-think-about-online-trolls/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2022/01/simplified-speech-138-what-do-you-think-about-online-trolls/">Simplified Speech #138 – What do you think about online trolls?</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #137 – Kassy’s board game club
<p>Board games are a fun way to spend an evening with friends. In this episode, Kassy talks with Andrew about her board game club and shares how it helps her meet new people, despite the pandemic. Simplified Speech episodes feature two native English speakers having clear, natural and easy to understand English conversations about interesting<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2022/01/simplified-speech-137-kassys-board-game-club/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2022/01/simplified-speech-137-kassys-board-game-club/">Simplified Speech #137 – Kassy’s board game club</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Happy 2022!! BONUS EPISODE
<p>Episode description Happy 2022! In this short episode, Andrew and the Culips team pass on the greetings and wishes for the new year. Transcript Note: The words and expressions that appear in bold text within the transcript are discussed in more detail in the Detailed Explanations section that follows the transcript. The transcript has been<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2022/01/happy-2022-bonus-episode/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2022/01/happy-2022-bonus-episode/">Happy 2022!! BONUS EPISODE</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #136 – How was your 2021?
<p>For some, 2021 was a lot better than 2020. However, that is not the case for everyone. We’re all still dealing with the COVID pandemic. In this episode, the Culips team looks back at some of the highs and lows of the last year. Simplified Speech is a series meant for intermediate English language learners.<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/simplified-speech-136-how-was-your-2021/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/simplified-speech-136-how-was-your-2021/">Simplified Speech #136 – How was your 2021?</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #053 – Visiting the dentist
<p>Making a dental appointment, finding the time to go, and paying for dental insurance can all be quite the hassle. But of course, the main part of the whole experience is talking with your dentist about dental health. In this Real Talk episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy help you with the English you can expect<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/real-talk-053-visiting-the-dentist/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/real-talk-053-visiting-the-dentist/">Real Talk #053 – Visiting the dentist</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #135 – Suzanne’s trip to France
<p>In this episode, Suzanne tells us about her experience of flying internationally during the pandemic, which didn’t go as smoothly as planned. If you are thinking about taking a trip abroad, listen to this episode to get some useful tips on how to avoid problems at the airport. The Simplified Speech series is the perfect<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/simplified-speech-135-suzannes-trip-to-france/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/simplified-speech-135-suzannes-trip-to-france/">Simplified Speech #135 – Suzanne’s trip to France</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #282 – The future of podcasting
<p>Podcasts are evolving. From the technology used to the companies producing them and everything in between, the podcasting industry is seeing a lot of new, exciting changes. In this episode, Andrew and Anna talk about the changes they’ve seen, and discuss what it might mean for the future of podcasting. The Chatterbox series is designed<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/chatterbox-282-the-future-of-podcasting/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/chatterbox-282-the-future-of-podcasting/">Chatterbox #282 – The future of podcasting</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #255 – We just clicked
<p>Have you ever wished there was another way to describe how friendly you are with certain people? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy share a couple ways native English speakers refer to their relationships with others. The Culips Catch Word series explains idioms, phrasal verbs, and expressions used in everyday life. Listening to<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/catch-word-255-we-just-clicked/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/catch-word-255-we-just-clicked/">Catch Word #255 – We just clicked</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #281 – Do you prefer reading paper or e-books?
<p>In this episode, Andrew and Anna debate the pros and cons of reading paper books and digital e-books. They also discuss their experiences with reading online and talk about the daily distractions that prevent them from reading properly. Our Chatterbox series is the perfect way to learn English with our Culips hosts who discuss interesting<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/chatterbox-281-do-you-prefer-reading-paper-or-e-books/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/chatterbox-281-do-you-prefer-reading-paper-or-e-books/">Chatterbox #281 – Do you prefer reading paper or e-books?</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #254 – In for a rude awakening
<p>Would you like to have a bombshell dropped on you? That sounds pretty bad, but don’t worry, our hosts Andrew and Suzanne are here to explain expressions you can use when you’re shocked at hearing big news. In this Catch Word episode, the two main expressions are to drop a bombshell and a rude awakening.<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/catch-word-254-in-for-a-rude-awakening/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/12/catch-word-254-in-for-a-rude-awakening/">Catch Word #254 – In for a rude awakening</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #134 – Buffet restaurants
<p>Are you the type of person who loves food and wishes your plate would never go empty? Going to a buffet restaurant means you can eat as much as you want. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Suzanne give us their opinions on buffets. The Simplified Speech series helps you to learn English naturally<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/simplified-speech-134-buffet-restaurants/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/simplified-speech-134-buffet-restaurants/">Simplified Speech #134 – Buffet restaurants</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #253 – Just chill
<p>To calm down, hang out, relax, be easygoing: native English speakers use the word chill in many ways. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy explain how to use this versatile word in four different situations. The Culips Catch Word series explains idioms, phrasal verbs, and expressions used in everyday life. Listening to our<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/catch-word-253-just-chill/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/catch-word-253-just-chill/">Catch Word #253 – Just chill</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #133 – Moving to a foreign country
<p>Have you ever lived or thought about living in a foreign country? If so, hit play and listen to Andrew and Suzanne’s perspectives about living in a foreign country. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about the ups and downs of living in a foreign country. Tune in to hear this interesting conversation full<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/simplified-speech-133-moving-to-a-foreign-country/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/simplified-speech-133-moving-to-a-foreign-country/">Simplified Speech #133 – Moving to a foreign country</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #280 – Say goodbye to grey hair?
<p>What? Another grey hair? If we’re fortunate enough to grow old, finding grey hairs will be a common occurrence for sure. In this Chatterbox episode, hosts Andrew and Anna talk about their relationship with grey hairs and a surprising new study on the topic. Apparently, your grey hairs can grow back to their natural colour.<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/chatterbox-280-say-goodbye-to-grey-hair/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/chatterbox-280-say-goodbye-to-grey-hair/">Chatterbox #280 – Say goodbye to grey hair?</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #252 – Do you have deep pockets?
<p>Do you know how to describe rich people and companies in English? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy teach you two idiomatic English expressions that you can use to do just that. Upgrade your vocabulary and make your English sound more natural by learning with this lesson. Catch Word is the Culips vocabulary<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/catch-word-252-do-you-have-deep-pockets/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/catch-word-252-do-you-have-deep-pockets/">Catch Word #252 – Do you have deep pockets?</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #132 – Kassy’s getting married!
<p>Kassy has joined the Culips wedding club! Many of the Culips hosts and listeners have gotten married these past few years, and Kassy is engaged to become the next! Listen to this Simplified Speech episode where Kassy talks about the events leading up to her engagement to her boyfriend. Simplified Speech is a series where<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/simplified-speech-132-kassys-getting-married/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/simplified-speech-132-kassys-getting-married/">Simplified Speech #132 – Kassy’s getting married!</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #279 – Shrinkflation
<p>Have you noticed your usual grocery items are smaller than they used to be, but cost the same? You may not have heard of shrinkflation before, but it’s something that’s affecting everyone and people aren’t happy about it! In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Anna discuss the issue of shrinkflation. Culips’ Chatterbox series helps you<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/chatterbox-279-shrinkflation/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/11/chatterbox-279-shrinkflation/">Chatterbox #279 – Shrinkflation</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #131 – Squid Game
<p>Squid Game on Netflix is a Korean show that has become extremely popular around the world. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about the show, sharing their thoughts on the plot, story, and characters. If you liked Squid Game or are thinking about watching it, you shouldn’t miss this Simplified Speech episode! Simplified Speech<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/10/simplified-speech-131-squid-game/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/10/simplified-speech-131-squid-game/">Simplified Speech #131 – Squid Game</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #052 – Making an appointment to see the dentist
<p>Not everyone enjoys going to the dentist’s office. However, there are certainly many people who fear making an appointment over the phone more than the dentist’s drill! Fear not. In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Kassy help you with the vocabulary and expressions you’ll need to make a dentist’s appointment. Real Talk is a<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/10/real-talk-052-making-an-appointment-to-see-the-dentist/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/10/real-talk-052-making-an-appointment-to-see-the-dentist/">Real Talk #052 – Making an appointment to see the dentist</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #130 – A new hobby and a big purchase
<p>We love catching up with friends. In fact, before every Culips episode, our hosts spend some time doing just that. Today you get to listen in as Andrew and Kassy catch up on the latest news in their lives – from Andrew’s new hobby to Kassy’s big purchase! Simplified Speech features clear, natural, and easy<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/10/simplified-speech-130-a-new-hobby-and-a-big-purchase/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/10/simplified-speech-130-a-new-hobby-and-a-big-purchase/">Simplified Speech #130 – A new hobby and a big purchase</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #278 – Music festivals
<p>Are you a fan of music festivals? In this episode, Andrew and Anna discuss the ins and outs of a typical musical festival. Tune in to learn about music festival culture and useful tips to make your music festival experience more enjoyable, all while practicing your English listening skills. Culips’ Chatterbox series is great for<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/10/chatterbox-278-music-festivals/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/10/chatterbox-278-music-festivals/">Chatterbox #278 – Music festivals</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #129 – Road trips
<p>Hitting the road with friends or family, for a week-long adventure is a time-honoured tradition–especially in North America. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about what makes a great road trip and share their favourite road trip memories. This is Culips’ Simplified Speech series. It features clear, natural and easy to understand English conversations<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/10/simplified-speech-129-road-trips/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/10/simplified-speech-129-road-trips/">Simplified Speech #129 – Road trips</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #277 – The new space race
<p>Have you ever wanted to travel to space? A few well-known billionaires definitely have! In fact, they have restarted the Space Race and their companies are racing into infinity and beyond. In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Anna talk about the new Space Race and what it means for the future of space travel. Chatterbox<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/chatterbox-277-the-new-space-race/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/chatterbox-277-the-new-space-race/">Chatterbox #277 – The new space race</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #251 – You’ve improved by leaps and bounds!
<p>We’re back with another Catch Word episode! In this episode, Andrew and Kassy teach you some idiomatic expressions or phrases to use when talking about something that improves or gets better. Tune in to improve your English listening skills by leaps and bounds! Catch Word is a great series that focuses on key vocabulary and<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/catch-word-251-youve-improved-by-leaps-and-bounds/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/catch-word-251-youve-improved-by-leaps-and-bounds/">Catch Word #251 – You’ve improved by leaps and bounds!</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #128 – Grandparents
<p>Many have cherished memories of their grandparents, from listening to their stories to feeling loved and supported throughout childhood. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy share stories about their grandparents. Today’s conversation might tug on your heartstrings! The Simplified Speech series features clear, easy to understand conversations between native English speakers. This helps<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/simplified-speech-128-grandparents/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/simplified-speech-128-grandparents/">Simplified Speech #128 – Grandparents</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #051 – How to talk with the concierge at a hotel
<p>Have you ever noticed a well-dressed, friendly person working in the hotel lobby? This person is often helping guests with taxis or telling them about the best restaurants in town. Many hotels employ a person called a concierge. Their job is to help you with all your needs, big or small. In this Real Talk<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/real-talk-051-how-to-talk-with-the-concierge-at-a-hotel/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/real-talk-051-how-to-talk-with-the-concierge-at-a-hotel/">Real Talk #051 – How to talk with the concierge at a hotel</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #276 – Evaluating different sources of listening materials
<p>Have you missed hearing Jeremy’s voice on the podcast? Then tune in to this episode, which was recorded last year while Jeremy was still on the team. This Chatterbox episode is full of useful tips and resources for finding great listening materials for learning English. Culips’ Chatterbox series is perfect for upper-intermediate or advanced English<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/chatterbox-276-evaluating-different-sources-of-listening-materials/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/chatterbox-276-evaluating-different-sources-of-listening-materials/">Chatterbox #276 – Evaluating different sources of listening materials</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #250 – Aren’t you a sight for sore eyes!
<p>It’s always fun to compliment a friend (and to receive a compliment, too). Luckily, the English language has many expressions you can use to tell people how good they look! Today, Andrew and Kassy define two such expressions: to look like a million bucks and a sight for sore eyes. The Culips Catch Word series<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/catch-word-250-arent-you-a-sight-for-sore-eyes/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/catch-word-250-arent-you-a-sight-for-sore-eyes/">Catch Word #250 – Aren’t you a sight for sore eyes!</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #127 – Animal communicator
<p>Can you talk to animals? In this Simplified Speech episode, Suzanne tells Andrew an interesting story about her dog and an animal communicator. She says this animal communicator communicated with her dog and found out the problems in his life. Even if you are skeptical, it’s worth a listen! In Simplified Speech episodes, two native<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/simplified-speech-127-animal-communicator/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/09/simplified-speech-127-animal-communicator/">Simplified Speech #127 – Animal communicator</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #275 – The pandemic economy
<p>The pandemic has taken a toll on everyone over the past year and a half. So what does this mean for the economy? In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Kassy discuss the pandemic economy, how it’s changing, and what this could mean for the future. Culips’ Chatterbox series is designed for intermediate and advanced English<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/chatterbox-275-the-pandemic-economy/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/chatterbox-275-the-pandemic-economy/">Chatterbox #275 – The pandemic economy</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #249 – A gigantic slap in the face
<p>Would you like to receive a slap in the face? Probably not! However, the expression a slap in the face isn’t a physical thing, it’s more of an insult. In this Catch Word episode, you’ll learn all about it as Andrew and Suzanne talk about the various ways of using the expressions a slap in<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/catch-word-249-a-gigantic-slap-in-the-face/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/catch-word-249-a-gigantic-slap-in-the-face/">Catch Word #249 – A gigantic slap in the face</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #274 – What it’s like to live in Spain
<p>Nice beaches, beautiful architecture, and warm weather: these are some of the things people most associate with Spain. But since cohost Anna lives in Spain, she can tell us a lot more about the country. Join Anna and Andrew as they talk about living in Spain in this Chatterbox episode. Chatterbox is a series designed<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/chatterbox-274-what-its-like-to-live-in-spain/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/chatterbox-274-what-its-like-to-live-in-spain/">Chatterbox #274 – What it’s like to live in Spain</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #273 – Anna’s language learning and teaching journey
<p>Since you’re listening to Culips, that means you’re learning a language! Have you ever wondered what it’d be like to teach one? Today, Anna and Andrew chat about their experiences as both language teachers and language learners. Chatterbox is a Culips audio series for intermediate and advanced English learners. It features natural, unedited conversations between<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/chatterbox-273-annas-language-learning-and-teaching-journey/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/chatterbox-273-annas-language-learning-and-teaching-journey/">Chatterbox #273 – Anna’s language learning and teaching journey</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #248 – Thanks, but no thanks
<p>In this interesting Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy will teach you some useful expressions to use when talking about things you don’t want to do. Catch Word is a great series that focuses on key vocabulary and phrases used in all sorts of common everyday English conversations. This episode focuses on phrases that you<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/catch-word-248-thanks-but-no-thanks/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/catch-word-248-thanks-but-no-thanks/">Catch Word #248 – Thanks, but no thanks</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #272 – Life and culture in the UK
<p>Have you ever wondered what life is like in the UK? Turns out, it is a bit different from Canada or the US! Andrew speaks with UK native Anna to find out exactly what life was like in this English-speaking country. Tune in for a new episode of Chatterbox, the Culips podcast series designed for<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/chatterbox-272-life-and-culture-in-the-uk/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/08/chatterbox-272-life-and-culture-in-the-uk/">Chatterbox #272 – Life and culture in the UK</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #126 – Do you know your family history?
<p>Have you ever wondered more about your family history? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about their family trees and different ways to learn more about your family history. They also discuss DNA test kits and their effects on society. This Simplified Speech episode is perfect for intermediate English learners looking to<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/simplified-speech-126-do-you-know-your-family-history/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/simplified-speech-126-do-you-know-your-family-history/">Simplified Speech #126 – Do you know your family history?</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #125 – Summer Olympics
<p>The Summer Olympics! They happen every four years… well, almost. The global pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but hopefully cheering on our national athletes with be good entertainment for us all. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Suzanne share their thoughts on the Olympics. Which events do you think they prefer? Football, swimming,<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/simplified-speech-125-summer-olympics/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/simplified-speech-125-summer-olympics/">Simplified Speech #125 – Summer Olympics</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #050 – How to check into a hotel
<p>Everyone deserves a nice vacation from time to time. If you are not comfortable checking in to a hotel speaking English, don’t worry. In this Real Talk episode, you will learn useful expressions you can use at the check-in counter. Real Talk is a series designed to teach you practical real-life English. In this episode,<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/real-talk-050-how-to-check-into-a-hotel/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/real-talk-050-how-to-check-into-a-hotel/">Real Talk #050 – How to check into a hotel</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #247 – Spread too thin
<p>Are your days so busy you find you don’t have any time for yourself? English has many ways to express this crazy busy state you’re in. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy explain two key phrases so that you can let people know you’re too busy. Culips’ Catch Word series teaches idioms, phrasal<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/catch-word-247-spread-too-thin/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/catch-word-247-spread-too-thin/">Catch Word #247 – Spread too thin</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #124 – What’s new with Kassy and Andrew
<p>Ever wonder what life is like for our podcast hosts when they’re away from the mic? Well, you’re in luck! In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy catch up and swap tales of the exciting things that have recently happened in their lives. Simplified Speech episodes are designed to help you improve your English<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/simplified-speech-124-whats-new-with-kassy-and-andrew/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/simplified-speech-124-whats-new-with-kassy-and-andrew/">Simplified Speech #124 – What’s new with Kassy and Andrew</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #123 – Independence Day in the USA
<p>Everyone loves a good party! Every July 4th in the United States, Americans celebrate their Independence Day national holiday with fireworks, family gatherings, and good food. Hear what hosts Andrew and Kassy have to say about Canadian and American national holiday festivities in this episode of Simplified Speech. Simplified Speech is a series in which<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/simplified-speech-123-independence-day-in-the-usa/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/simplified-speech-123-independence-day-in-the-usa/">Simplified Speech #123 – Independence Day in the USA</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #271 – Meet Anna, the new Culips cohost!
<p>With a heavy heart, Andrew announces that frequent cohost Jeremy is leaving the Culips team. However, it’s a great time to introduce the new Culips host, Anna! She is from the United Kingdom and currently lives in Spain. Anna is a teacher and even has her own podcast. We hope you follow her new Culips<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/chatterbox-271-meet-anna-the-new-culips-cohost/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/07/chatterbox-271-meet-anna-the-new-culips-cohost/">Chatterbox #271 – Meet Anna, the new Culips cohost!</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #122 – Andrew’s wedding
<p>Here comes the bride! Andrew’s bride, that is! In this episode, Andrew shares the story of his wedding day with Kassy and our listeners. In our Simplified Speech series, native English speakers have clear and natural conversations on common topics. These episodes are designed to boost your English listening skills and increase your vocabulary. On<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/simplified-speech-122-andrews-wedding/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/simplified-speech-122-andrews-wedding/">Simplified Speech #122 – Andrew’s wedding</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #049 – How to make a reservation at a restaurant
<p>Have you ever tried making a reservation at a restaurant and it just didn’t go as smoothly as you would have liked? Then tune in to this Real Talk episode where Andrew and Kassy teach you all the questions, answers, and expressions you need to know to make a reservation at a restaurant in perfect<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/real-talk-049-how-to-make-a-reservation-at-a-restaurant/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/real-talk-049-how-to-make-a-reservation-at-a-restaurant/">Real Talk #049 – How to make a reservation at a restaurant</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #270 – The pros and cons of studying with videos
<p>These days, there are so many different sources to use when studying language. That’s both good and bad. There are pros and cons when you study with movies, TV, the internet, or any other kind of listening material. In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Kassy dive deep into the positives and negatives of these different<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/chatterbox-270-the-pros-and-cons-of-studying-with-videos/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/chatterbox-270-the-pros-and-cons-of-studying-with-videos/">Chatterbox #270 – The pros and cons of studying with videos</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #246 – Butterfingers
<p>Are you clumsy and uncoordinated? You’re not alone! In this episode, Andrew and Kassy teach us two ways to talk about being clumsy and share stories where they broke things by accident. Culips’ Catch Word series teaches you idioms, phrasal verbs, and expressions that help improve your English listening and speaking skills. Our online English<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/catch-word-246-butterfingers/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/catch-word-246-butterfingers/">Catch Word #246 – Butterfingers</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #245 – Heart-to-heart
<p>In today’s Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy introduce two really useful phrases for talking about emotions and feelings. Sharing the thoughts buried deep in your heart isn’t an easy thing to do, especially in a foreign language. By listening to this episode, you can make those difficult emotional conversations feel a little less stressful.<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/catch-word-245-heart-to-heart/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/catch-word-245-heart-to-heart/">Catch Word #245 – Heart-to-heart</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #269 – The subscription economy
<p>Do you have a Netflix, Spotify, or YouTube Premium subscription? All three? In this interesting Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne chat about monthly subscription services. Tune in to hear about different types of subscriptions services that are available and which ones Andrew and Suzanne subscribe to. </p> <p>Chatterbox episodes are perfect for high-intermediate and advanced English language learners. Listen to completely natural English conversations spoken at normal speeds and chock-full of everyday phrases and colloquialisms. This episode focuses on phrases related to the subscription economy—buying things that are billed your account every cycle, whether that be weekly, monthly, or yearly.</p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/chatterbox-269-the-subscription-economy/">Chatterbox #269 – The subscription economy</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #244 – Connect the dots
<p>Some people can’t get enough of jigsaw puzzles. They like connecting the dots and the challenge of piecing everything together. In the end, it’s always important to pay attention to the bigger picture. In this Catch Word episode, that’s exactly what hosts Andrew and Jeremy are talking about. Their two main expressions are to connect<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/catch-word-244-connect-the-dots/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/06/catch-word-244-connect-the-dots/">Catch Word #244 – Connect the dots</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #243 – Read between the lines
<p>The way we communicate includes more than what we actually say. Sometimes there are hidden meanings! In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne explain two phrases that mean to look past the obvious for the truth. Catch Word episodes define idioms, phrases, and slang so you can sound like a native speaker. Listen as two English<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/catch-word-244-read-between-the-lines/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/catch-word-244-read-between-the-lines/">Catch Word #243 – Read between the lines</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #121 – May catch up between Andrew and Kassy
<p>In today’s Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy are back with another catch-up session. In today’s episode, Kassy talks about her spring break trip and Andrew updates us on his adventures in obtaining his driver’s licence. Simplified Speech is a great series for intermediate learners. Tune in to hear natural English conversation spoken at a<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/simplified-speech-121-may-catch-up-between-andrew-and-kassy/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/simplified-speech-121-may-catch-up-between-andrew-and-kassy/">Simplified Speech #121 – May catch up between Andrew and Kassy</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #268 – Imposter syndrome
<p>Have you ever felt like you don’t really belong? Or perhaps that, somehow, you’ve fooled people into believing that you’re more successful or intelligent than you really are? That’s called imposter syndrome. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy explain imposter syndrome and share their experiences dealing with it. In this Chatterbox episode, you’ll hear two<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/chatterbox-268-imposter-syndrome/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/chatterbox-268-imposter-syndrome/">Chatterbox #268 – Imposter syndrome</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #048 – How to open a bank account
<p>Going to the bank can be a stressful experience. Going to a bank using a second language can be ever more stressful! In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Kassy take you through the normal steps to open a bank account and the English expressions you will need to know. In this episode, our hosts<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/real-talk-048-how-to-open-a-bank-account/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/real-talk-048-how-to-open-a-bank-account/">Real Talk #048 – How to open a bank account</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #120 – Foods you either love or hate
<p>Spinach, love it or hate it? In this scrumptious Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about controversial foods, foods that some people are dying to eat while others wrinkle their noses in disgust just thinking about them. This Simplified Speech episode on controversial foods is perfect for intermediate learners of English. Today’s episode is<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/simplified-speech-120-foods-you-either-love-or-hate/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/simplified-speech-120-foods-you-either-love-or-hate/">Simplified Speech #120 – Foods you either love or hate</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #267 – Skin care
<p>Everyone has a skincare routine, whether it’s moisturizing occasionally or sticking to a daily regime. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne share their skincare routines. They also talk about how different cultures view skin care. In this episode, two native English speakers discuss their skincare routine. Chatterbox is designed for intermediate to advanced learners and<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/chatterbox-267-skin-care/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/05/chatterbox-267-skin-care/">Chatterbox #267 – Skin care</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #119 – What’s new with us
<p>Welcome to another Simplified Speech episode where hosts Andrew and Kassy catch up on recent news. They always have a lot to share with each other, so give it a listen! It’s Kassy’s birthday in a couple of days! Happy birthday, Kassy! Of course, by the time you listen to this episode, it will have<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/simplified-speech-119-whats-new-with-us/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/simplified-speech-119-whats-new-with-us/">Simplified Speech #119 – What’s new with us</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #118 – Meet Pinky, Andrew’s new dog
<p>Animal lovers gather around! Whether you have a fur baby of your own or just love pets, you’ll enjoy listening to Andrew and Kassy talk about Pinky, Andrew’s new dog. In this episode, two native English speakers talk about owning a pet. This English audio lesson is designed to help you improve your vocabulary with<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/simplified-speech-118-meet-pinky-andrews-new-dog/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/simplified-speech-118-meet-pinky-andrews-new-dog/">Simplified Speech #118 – Meet Pinky, Andrew’s new dog</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #242 – That rings a bell!
<p>Hmm, what’s today’s topic? Oh, that’s right! In today’s useful Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy will teach you some helpful phrases to use when talking about memory and remembering something. So, before you forget, click that play button and get listening! Listening to the Culips Catch Word series is a perfect way to learn<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/catch-word-242-that-rings-a-bell/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/catch-word-242-that-rings-a-bell/">Catch Word #242 – That rings a bell!</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #265 – Movies that have had an impact on society
<p>Grab your popcorn and get comfortable. Listen as Andrew and Kassy talk about a few of the movies that changed how people think and that inspired a whole generation. In this episode, you’ll hear how two native English speakers talk about the movies. Listening to conversations about everyday topics is one of the best ways<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/chatterbox-265-movies-that-have-had-an-impact-on-society/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/chatterbox-265-movies-that-have-had-an-impact-on-society/">Chatterbox #265 – Movies that have had an impact on society</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #117 – Let’s catch up
<p>In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy decide to catch up and share recent news about their personal lives. Andrew is on his way to getting his Korean driver’s licence, and Kassy is going to supervise the SATs—an exam she took not too long ago—as a teacher! In this episode, our hosts discuss the<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/simplified-speech-117-lets-catch-up/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/simplified-speech-117-lets-catch-up/">Simplified Speech #117 – Let’s catch up</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #116 – Our favourite English words
<p>Have you ever thought about what your favourite word is in the English language? In this interesting Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about their favourite and least favourite English words. Tune in to find out what they are. This episode is full of interesting English phrases and slang words that are sure to<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/simplified-speech-116-our-favourite-english-words/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/simplified-speech-116-our-favourite-english-words/">Simplified Speech #116 – Our favourite English words</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #241 – Take the plunge
<p>Life is full of important decisions, and some of them cannot be undone. You have to carefully navigate the world of decisions. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy discuss expressions that revolve around the major choices we make. In this episode, our hosts talk about life-altering decisions, like marriage and when to change<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/catch-word-241-take-the-plunge/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/04/catch-word-241-take-the-plunge/">Catch Word #241 – Take the plunge</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #115 – Are you injury prone?
<p>Be careful where you step! If you’re injury-prone, you might just twist an ankle. In this episode of Simplified Speech, Andrew and Jeremy talk about their worst injuries. In this episode, you’ll hear how native English speakers talk about accidents and injuries. Along the way, you’ll hear useful idiomatic expressions used when talking about physically<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/simplified-speech-115-are-you-injury-prone/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/simplified-speech-115-are-you-injury-prone/">Simplified Speech #115 – Are you injury prone?</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #240 – Let’s get crackin’!
<p>Here’s another brand-new Catch Word episode for our listeners! Tune in with Andrew and Jeremy to learn some useful English phrases you can use when you want to hurry up and do something quickly. There’s no better way to improve your English than learning English phrases encountered in natural conversations. This episode is perfect for<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/catch-word-240-lets-get-crackin/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/catch-word-240-lets-get-crackin/">Catch Word #240 – Let’s get crackin’!</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #114 – High school electives
<p>Brrrriiinggg! There goes the school bell. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy look back on their high school days to talk about all of the interesting high school electives available in their schools in Canada and the U.S. This episode is chock-full of natural English expressions to boost your English fluency to the<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/simplified-speech-114-high-school-electives/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/simplified-speech-114-high-school-electives/">Simplified Speech #114 – High school electives</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #239 – It’s all downhill from here
<p>How’s your English learning these days? Are you getting into the groove of things? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy give you some useful expressions to use when talking about a project or job that you are about to finish. Fun facts Did you know that the act of procrastination has increased significantly<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/catch-word-239-its-all-downhill-from-here/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/catch-word-239-its-all-downhill-from-here/">Catch Word #239 – It’s all downhill from here</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #047 – What to say if you are stopped by the police
<p>You’re driving down the street and notice the police car behind you has just turned on its siren and flashing lights. You need to pull over. What do you do? What should you say? Getting pulled over by the police while driving can often be a stressful situation, even if you haven’t done anything wrong.<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/real-talk-047-what-to-say-if-you-are-stopped-by-the-police/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/real-talk-047-what-to-say-if-you-are-stopped-by-the-police/">Real Talk #047 – What to say if you are stopped by the police</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #113 – Let’s talk about DIY projects
<p>Do you love making or fixing things on your own? You’re probably a DIY enthusiast! You’ll enjoy today’s edition of Simplified Speech, where Andrew and Jeremy talk about do-it-yourself projects and whether or not it really is a good idea to do it yourself. Listen and improve your English skills! You’ll hear a conversation between<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/simplified-speech-113-lets-talk-about-diy-projects/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/simplified-speech-113-lets-talk-about-diy-projects/">Simplified Speech #113 – Let’s talk about DIY projects</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #112 – Dessert
<p>Grab a spoon and a tub of ice cream and dig in while listening to today’s Simplified Speech episode. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about popular desserts from their home countries and their favourites. Fun facts October 14th is designated as National Dessert Day in the United States. Another fun fact: people get<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/simplified-speech-112-dessert/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/03/simplified-speech-112-dessert/">Simplified Speech #112 – Dessert</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #111 – Online learning
<p>In the last year, online learning has become one of the most convenient ways to learn a new skill or teach a class. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about the advantages and disadvantages to online learning and share what they’ve been studying online. . This episode is a Simplified Speech episode. Simplified Speech<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/simplified-speech-112-online-learning/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/simplified-speech-112-online-learning/">Simplified Speech #111 – Online learning</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #046 – How to start a conversation with a stranger
<p>Meeting new people can be intimidating. It can also be the starting point for the best friendships you’ll ever have. In today’s edition of Real Talk, Andrew and Kassy discuss the different ways to start a conversation with a stranger. In this episode, you’ll hear a variety of conversation starters, personal introductions, and good topics<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/real-talk-046-how-to-start-a-conversation-with-a-stranger/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/real-talk-046-how-to-start-a-conversation-with-a-stranger/">Real Talk #046 – How to start a conversation with a stranger</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips #30: A Bad Study Habit
<p>In this episode, I’m going to talk about a bad study habit. This is something that you should avoid doing when you are studying English.  Do you have any bad study habits? I know that when I first started learning Korean, I had lots of bad study habits.  And also, as I was teaching English<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/jeremys-english-tips-30-a-bad-study-habit/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/jeremys-english-tips-30-a-bad-study-habit/">Jeremy’s English Tips #30: A Bad Study Habit</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #238 – I let it slip through my fingers
<p>In this week’s Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy explain three everyday expressions using the word slip: slip up, to slip [one’s] mind, and to slip through [one’s] fingers. If you don’t know what Catch Word is, well, let me explain. It is the series where we teach you interesting English vocabulary that is very<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/catch-word-238-i-let-it-slip-through-my-fingers/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/catch-word-238-i-let-it-slip-through-my-fingers/">Catch Word #238 – I let it slip through my fingers</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #264 – Interview with Robin MacPherson: Part 2
<p>We are back with Part 2 of Andrew’s interview with Robin MacPherson! In this episode, Robin shares the last two steps of his five-step method to better learn a new language. In this Chatterbox episode, you’ll get to listen to the second part of my interview with YouTuber and language education expert Robin MacPherson. So<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/chatterbox-264-interview-with-robin-macpherson-part-2/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/chatterbox-264-interview-with-robin-macpherson-part-2/">Chatterbox #264 – Interview with Robin MacPherson: Part 2</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #263 – Interview with Robin MacPherson: Part 1
<p>How many languages can you speak? What are the best ways to improve your language skills? In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew talks with YouTuber, blogger, author, and polyglot Robin MacPherson. Our guest offers several tips to help you learn English with podcasts. Robin and Andrew really got into the nitty-gritty of how you can use<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/chatterbox-263-interview-with-robin-macpherson-part-1/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/chatterbox-263-interview-with-robin-macpherson-part-1/">Chatterbox #263 – Interview with Robin MacPherson: Part 1</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips #29: Is it OK to take a break? Culips
<p>In this episode, we are going to be talking about taking a break. Now I often get this question from language learners all over the world, and it is, “Is it okay to take a break from studying?” Now I understand why most people ask this question. For those of us who are really serious<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/jeremys-english-tips-29-is-it-ok-to-take-a-break-culips/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/jeremys-english-tips-29-is-it-ok-to-take-a-break-culips/">Jeremy’s English Tips #29: Is it OK to take a break? Culips</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #262 – What is health care like in your country?
<p>Health care is different in every country. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about the differences between the Canadian and American healthcare and health insurance systems. Today we are going to talk about a heavy subject, a serious subject. It’s not as lighthearted as our usual episodes. It is health care and health insurance.<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/chatterbox-262-what-is-health-care-like-in-your-country/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/chatterbox-262-what-is-health-care-like-in-your-country/">Chatterbox #262 – What is health care like in your country?</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #261 – Meme stocks
<p>One of the biggest stories in financial news these days is what’s happening with meme stocks and Reddit subgroups. Although the story and the English terms used to explain it are difficult to follow, hosts Andrew and Kassy carefully walk you through the ins and outs of this fascinating current event. Hello everyone. Welcome back<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/chatterbox-261-meme-stocks/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/02/chatterbox-261-meme-stocks/">Chatterbox #261 – Meme stocks</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips #28: Using technology to learn English
<p>Hello there language learning friend. Welcome back to Culips. In this episode, I am going to talk about technology. Specifically, I’ll talk about what kinds of technology I have used to learn Korean and Spanish in the past. Now I should start off by saying when I started learning Korean about 10 years ago, there<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/jeremys-english-tips-28-using-technology-to-learn-english/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/jeremys-english-tips-28-using-technology-to-learn-english/">Jeremy’s English Tips #28: Using technology to learn English</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #110 – Childhood games
<p>In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy have a blast talking about their favourite childhood games. Tune in to hear about childhood classics like tag, hide-and-seek, and much more. Hey there, friends, welcome back to Culips. This is a Simplified Speech episode. If you’re wondering what that is, well, Simplified Speech is the Culips<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/simplified-speech-110-childhood-games/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/simplified-speech-110-childhood-games/">Simplified Speech #110 – Childhood games</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips #27: Signs you’re improving
<p>Hello everyone, this is Jeremy and you’re listening to Jeremy’s English Tips, a series by the Culips English Podcast where I teach you interesting expressions or share language learning tips.Welcome back to another episode of the Culips English Podcast series called Jeremy’s English Tips. In this episode, I’m going to answer a common question that<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/jeremys-english-tips-27-signs-youre-improving/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/jeremys-english-tips-27-signs-youre-improving/">Jeremy’s English Tips #27: Signs you’re improving</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #260 – Where would you be…
<p>Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you had made a couple of different choices along the way? In this interesting Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Kassy reflect on their lives and how things might have turned out differently if they hadn’t started down the path they are on now. Listen in<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/chatterbox-260-where-would-you-be/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/chatterbox-260-where-would-you-be/">Chatterbox #260 – Where would you be…</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #045 – How to respond to bad news
<p>This is a Real Talk episode. Real Talk is the series where we teach you the English that you need to know for everyday, real-world situations. Occasionally, someone will come to you with bad news. How should you respond? In this Real Talk episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy discuss the different ways you can be<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/real-talk-045-how-to-respond-to-bad-news/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/real-talk-045-how-to-respond-to-bad-news/">Real Talk #045 – How to respond to bad news</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #26: The difference between but, though, and although
<p>In this episode, I am going to teach you about the difference between these three words: but, though, and although. These three words technically mean the same thing, but the way that they are used is different. And they have some very subtle differences. Subtle differences are very small, hard to notice differences. So, I<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/jeremys-english-tips-episode-26-the-difference-between-but-though-and-although/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/jeremys-english-tips-episode-26-the-difference-between-but-though-and-although/">Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #26: The difference between but, though, and although</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #109 – Hiking, trekking, and climbing
<p>What’s the difference between a hike, a trek, and a climb? Andrew and Jeremy answer a listener’s question and explain the nuances between the three words in this episode of Culips. We also share some stories about experiences we’ve had doing these activities. This is a fun episode and I think you’ll find it entertaining<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/simplified-speech-109-hiking-trekking-and-climbing/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/simplified-speech-109-hiking-trekking-and-climbing/">Simplified Speech #109 – Hiking, trekking, and climbing</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #237 – Left to your own devices
<p>If you don’t know what Catch Word is, well, let me explain. It is the series where we teach you awesome English vocabulary, like idioms, phrasal verbs, or expressions that will help improve your English listening and speaking. And today, I’m joined by my cohost, Jeremy. </p> <p>OK, let’s get started with the episode now. Enjoy and happy English learning!</p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/catch-word-237-left-to-your-own-devices/">Catch Word #237 – Left to your own devices</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #108 – Happy New Year!
<p>Happy New Year! At the end of each calendar year, most people take time to think of the past year and look forward to the next. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy reflect upon 2020 and discuss their goals for 2021.  I just wanted to thank you all for studying English with Culips<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/simplified-speech-108-happy-new-year/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2021/01/simplified-speech-108-happy-new-year/">Simplified Speech #108 – Happy New Year!</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #107 – Homesickness
<p>Homesickness is a familiar feeling for everyone, whether you’re away for a few days or you moved to a totally new country! In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about how they deal with homesickness. Fun facts Homesickness isn’t new. It has been around since ancient times. It is mentioned in the Christian bible’s Old<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/simplified-speech-107-homesickness/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/simplified-speech-107-homesickness/">Simplified Speech #107 – Homesickness</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #106 – Countdown to Christmas
<p>In this seasonal Culips episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about what they do to prepare for Christmas and the holiday season. Christmas isn’t simply a one-day affair, it’s a month long celebration of winter, family, and good cheer. Fun facts Christmas might be the most widely known December holiday in Western culture, but there are<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/simplified-speech-106-countdown-to-christmas/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/simplified-speech-106-countdown-to-christmas/">Simplified Speech #106 – Countdown to Christmas</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #236 – No biggie
<p>There are many ways to say, “It’s OK” and reassure someone. In this episode, Kassy and Andrew cover ways you can calm people down or make them feel better. Fun facts Everyone reacts differently to stress. In general, women tend to think, talk, and reach out to others. Men tend to use distraction, like physical<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/catch-word-236-no-biggie/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/catch-word-236-no-biggie/">Catch Word #236 – No biggie</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #105 – Bad luck
<p>Do you get scared when you cross a black cat at night? Do you change your behaviour when you notice the day is Friday the 13th? Join hosts Andrew and Kassy in this Simplified Speech episode as they share their stories and opinions on the topic of superstitions. Fun facts Superstition is the main topic<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/simplified-speech-105-bad-luck/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/simplified-speech-105-bad-luck/">Simplified Speech #105 – Bad luck</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #104 – Are you afraid of the dentist?
<p>Everyone has to visit the dentist sometime. And everyone can agree that it’s a bit scary! In this episode, Andrew and Kassy share their dental stories and why they’re afraid of the dentist. Fun facts In the United States alone, more than 3 million miles of dental floss are purchased each year. Yet only 30%<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/simplified-speech-104-are-you-afraid-of-the-dentist/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/simplified-speech-104-are-you-afraid-of-the-dentist/">Simplified Speech #104 – Are you afraid of the dentist?</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Fluency Files #47 – Bouquet toss (Bonus Episode)
<p>In this episode of Fluency Files, Andrew tells a story about a unique experience he had recently, catching a bouquet at a wedding! Listen, learn, and become a better English speaker. What is the Fluency Files? The Fluency Files is our special series for Culips Members. Each episode features a short audio story and comes<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/fluency-files-47-bouquet-toss-bonus-episode/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/fluency-files-47-bouquet-toss-bonus-episode/">Fluency Files #47 – Bouquet toss (Bonus Episode)</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips #25: How do I know if I’m on the right path
<p>Episode description In today’s episode, I’d like to answer a common question that I get from language learners all over the world. And that question is, am I studying English correctly? How do I know I’m on the right path? Now, another related question I also get is, how do I know I’m on the<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/jeremys-english-tips-25-how-do-i-know-if-im-on-the-right-path/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/12/jeremys-english-tips-25-how-do-i-know-if-im-on-the-right-path/">Jeremy’s English Tips #25: How do I know if I’m on the right path</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #259 – TikTok and internet privacy
<p>In this week’s Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Kassy discuss an important topic: internet privacy. We now live in a world where so much of our personal information can be found and manipulated with just a few clicks of the mouse. Tune in to hear what Andrew and Kassy have to say about this topic. Fun<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/chatterbox-259-tiktok-and-internet-privacy/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/chatterbox-259-tiktok-and-internet-privacy/">Chatterbox #259 – TikTok and internet privacy</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #103 – It’s Thanksgiving time again
<p>Gobble gobble! It’s that time of year again. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about their families’ Thanksgiving traditions and what it’s like to celebrate Thanksgiving while living away from home. Fun facts In the United States, the president pardons a turkey each year, meaning he spares its life. This tradition started<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/simplified-speech-103-its-thanksgiving-time-again/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/simplified-speech-103-its-thanksgiving-time-again/">Simplified Speech #103 – It’s Thanksgiving time again</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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YouTube live stream event for all Culips members
<p>This upcoming Friday, November 27th at 7pm Korean Standard Time, Kassy and I will be doing a YouTube live stream event for all Culips members. Our monthly live streams are a new membership benefit. And they are a way for us to connect with all of the people who support Culips and to spend some<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/youtube-live-stream-event-for-all-culips-members/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/youtube-live-stream-event-for-all-culips-members/">YouTube live stream event for all Culips members</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #258 – Suzanne’s online yoga class
<p>The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the entire world, yet our daily lives must continue! Culips host Suzanne has been taking online classes to become a yoga teacher. Together with regular host Andrew, she discusses her experience of learning to teach yoga through the internet. Fun facts Online yoga is extremely popular. In this episode, our<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/chatterbox-258-suzannes-online-yoga-class/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/chatterbox-258-suzannes-online-yoga-class/">Chatterbox #258 – Suzanne’s online yoga class</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #102 – Nighttime routines
<p>Do you do the same things every evening after work? What do you do when you’re getting ready for bed? In this episode, Andrew and Jeremy discuss their nighttime routines and how things change when you have a family. Fun facts Sleep experts say that having a nighttime routine will help you sleep better. A<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/simplified-speech-102-nighttime-routines/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/simplified-speech-102-nighttime-routines/">Simplified Speech #102 – Nighttime routines</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #235 – Through thick and thin
<p>In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy introduce some vocabulary and expressions about receiving moral support. Fun facts You’ve Got a Friend in Me, the theme song for the iconic Disney/Pixar Toy Story franchise, is a great example of showing moral support. This song conveys the importance of friendship that lasts through thick and<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/catch-word-235-through-thick-and-thin/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/catch-word-235-through-thick-and-thin/">Catch Word #235 – Through thick and thin</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #101 – Shaving
<p>Many people in the world shave. In this episode, Andrew and Jeremy talk about shaving their beards, how they do it, what tools they use, and what their loved ones think about their daily rituals. Fun facts In his lifetime, a man will shave more than 8 metres of hair! Expressions included in the study<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/simplified-speech-101-shaving/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/simplified-speech-101-shaving/">Simplified Speech #101 – Shaving</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #234 – I think you went a bit overboard
<p>Have you ever eaten too much of your favourite food? You know you shouldn’t eat that much, but it’s just so good! That situation is a perfect example of going overboard. In this Catch Word episode, hosts Andrew and Jeremy share various expressions you can use when you overdo things. Fun facts Overboard is the<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/catch-word-234-i-think-you-went-a-bit-overboard/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/catch-word-234-i-think-you-went-a-bit-overboard/">Catch Word #234 – I think you went a bit overboard</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #044 – How to react to surprising news
<p>Some people enjoy surprises. Some people absolutely hate them! It is sometimes difficult to know how to react when someone tells you something incredible. In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Jeremy share plenty of expressions to help you react. Fun facts A lot of people love being surprised by amazing facts. Ripley’s Believe It<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/real-talk-044-how-to-react-to-surprising-news/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/real-talk-044-how-to-react-to-surprising-news/">Real Talk #044 – How to react to surprising news</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #100 – Andrew’s getting married!
<p>In this very special 100th episode of Simplified Speech, Andrew shares exciting news: he’s getting married! Listen in as he tells Kassy how he and his now-fiancée first met and how they got engaged. Fun facts The tradition of giving engagement rings dates back to ancient Rome. In the second century BC, Roman brides-to-be were<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/simplified-speech-100-andrews-getting-married/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/11/simplified-speech-100-andrews-getting-married/">Simplified Speech #100 – Andrew’s getting married!</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips #24: The most fun and difficult part of the English learning journey
<p>Episode description In this episode of Jeremy’s English Tips, I’d like to talk about the terrible twos. Do you have something like this in your native language? In English, we have this term, the terrible twos. This term describes a developmental stage in which young children under the age of three throw temper tantrums quite<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/jeremys-english-tips-24-the-most-fun-and-difficult-part-of-the-english-learning-journey/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/jeremys-english-tips-24-the-most-fun-and-difficult-part-of-the-english-learning-journey/">Jeremy’s English Tips #24: The most fun and difficult part of the English learning journey</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #043 – Talking about video call problems
<p>Isn’t it frustrating when you are on a video call and all of a sudden you experience technical difficulties? Sometimes the video is faulty. Sometimes it’s the audio. What should you do? In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Kassy give you many expressions that will help you deal with these situations. Fun facts We<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/real-talk-043-talking-about-video-call-problems/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/real-talk-043-talking-about-video-call-problems/">Real Talk #043 – Talking about video call problems</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #233 – I’ve got a lot on my plate
<p>Do you have a lot on your plate? No, we’re not talking about food. To have a lot on your plate means to be very busy. Well, if you’re not too busy, give this Catch Word episode a listen! Fun facts Another expression for being busy is to have a lot of plates to spin.<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/catch-word-233-ive-got-a-lot-on-my-plate/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/catch-word-233-ive-got-a-lot-on-my-plate/">Catch Word #233 – I’ve got a lot on my plate</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips #23: 
You are raising an English baby in your head
<p>Episode description In this episode of Jeremy’s English Tips, I would like to talk to you about how to help yourself improve your English by raising a baby English speaker in your head. Key points that Jeremy covers in this episode  Everyone knows that babies learn language quite quickly and effortlessly. Why do adults seem<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/jeremys-english-tips-23-%e2%80%a8you-are-raising-an-english-baby-in-your-head/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/jeremys-english-tips-23-%e2%80%a8you-are-raising-an-english-baby-in-your-head/">Jeremy’s English Tips #23: 
You are raising an English baby in your head</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #099 – Pizza
<p>A much-loved dinner option, pizza is eaten all over the world. Today, Andrew and Kassy discuss the many different pizza types out there and answer a few controversial pizza questions. Fun facts Pizza traces its origins to the Greeks and Egyptians, who cooked a flatbread and topped it with olive oil and spices. Today’s more<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/simplified-speech-099-pizza/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/simplified-speech-099-pizza/">Simplified Speech #099 – Pizza</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #098 – Convenience stores
<p>What’s your favourite thing to buy at the local convenience store? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about their favourite convenience store snacks, special features of convenience stores in North America, and differences between convenience stores in the United States and Canada. Fun facts 7-Eleven convenience stores can be found in countries<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/simplified-speech-098-convenience-stores/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/simplified-speech-098-convenience-stores/">Simplified Speech #098 – Convenience stores</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips #22: 
Four tips for making friends with English speakers
<p>Episode description Have you ever struggled with making friends with English speakers? If so, then this episode is for you. Now, we’ll be talking about some cultural stuff in this one as well. And since there are many different English speaking countries around the world, I will use the word English speaker to refer to<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/jeremys-english-tips-22-%e2%80%a8four-tips-for-making-friends-with-english-speakers/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/jeremys-english-tips-22-%e2%80%a8four-tips-for-making-friends-with-english-speakers/">Jeremy’s English Tips #22: 
Four tips for making friends with English speakers</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #257 – Dating a native speaker
<p>Learning a new language is hard. Dating a native speaker in your target language can help make it easier. Andrew and Kassy discuss how being in a relationship with a native speaker has helped them improve their language skills. Fun facts There are 378 million native English speakers and 743 million non-native speakers. Only 4%<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/chatterbox-257-dating-a-native-speaker/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/10/chatterbox-257-dating-a-native-speaker/">Chatterbox #257 – Dating a native speaker</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #097 – Getting ready for the day
<p>How long does it take you to get ready in the morning? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about their daily routines for getting ready in the morning. Enjoy this episode while you complete your own morning routine! Fun facts More than 2 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide every day!<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/simplified-speech-097-getting-ready-for-the-day/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/simplified-speech-097-getting-ready-for-the-day/">Simplified Speech #097 – Getting ready for the day</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #096 – Do you collect anything?
<p>People have been collecting things for eons. It doesn’t matter what it is, whether it’s seashells or rare coins, anything can be considered a collector’s item. In this episode of Simplified Speech, Andrew and Kassy dive into the world of collecting. Fun facts São Paulo is home to the largest collection in the world. A<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/simplified-speech-096-do-you-collect-anything/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/simplified-speech-096-do-you-collect-anything/">Simplified Speech #096 – Do you collect anything?</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #256 – Working from home
<p>It’s 2020 and much of the world is working from home; for many, it’s the first time. In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about their home offices and how the work from home experience has been for them. Fun facts Working from home reduces stress, increases productivity, and is eco-friendly. That’s why, before<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/chatterbox-256-working-from-home/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/chatterbox-256-working-from-home/">Chatterbox #256 – Working from home</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #255 – Tips for talking about art
<p>It’s hard to share your thoughts and feelings in a different language. Sometimes you don’t have the words! In this episode, Andrew and Jeremy share their four tips for talking about art, films, and literature in English. Fun facts Vincent van Gogh, one of history’s greatest painters, only officially sold one painting while he was<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/chatterbox-255-tips-for-talking-about-art/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/chatterbox-255-tips-for-talking-about-art/">Chatterbox #255 – Tips for talking about art</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #095 – Arts and Crafts
<p>Arts and crafts are popular all over the world. Some people paint, knit, or sew as a hobby. Some do arts and crafts as a job. In this Simplified Speech episode, host Andrew and Kassy talk about their relationship with arts and crafts. Fun facts In this episode, Kassy talks about attending Paint and Sip<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/simplified-speech-095-arts-and-crafts/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/simplified-speech-095-arts-and-crafts/">Simplified Speech #095 – Arts and Crafts</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Suzanne’s Quick Tips Episode #7: Discourse markers
<p>Episode description In this episode, we’re going to be talking about discourse markers. All right, let’s jump right in. So what is a discourse marker? Well, a discourse marker, or discourse markers are those little words like, first, second, third, however, or finally that helped us to clarify or categorize our thoughts. Quick tip takeaways<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/suzannes-quick-tips-episode-7-discourse-markers/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/suzannes-quick-tips-episode-7-discourse-markers/">Suzanne’s Quick Tips Episode #7: Discourse markers</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #21: 
To make a long story short
<p>Episode description The expression for this episode is: to make a long story short. To make a long story short. I use this one a lot whenever I want to summarize something that would take too long to explain in full detail. Usually, this is used when there is a time limit on the discussion.<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/jeremys-english-tips-episode-21-%e2%80%a8to-make-a-long-story-short/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/jeremys-english-tips-episode-21-%e2%80%a8to-make-a-long-story-short/">Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #21: 
To make a long story short</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #232 – That’s when it all went south
<p>Life isn’t perfect. No matter how hard we try, sometimes things just go terribly. In this Catch Word episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy discuss two expressions you can use when that happens: to go south and to go haywire. Give it a listen! Fun facts Wellington is the capital of New Zealand. It is the<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/catch-word-232-thats-when-it-all-went-south/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/catch-word-232-thats-when-it-all-went-south/">Catch Word #232 – That’s when it all went south</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #042 – How to respond to good news
<p>Good news, everybody! In this Real Talk episode, our hosts Andrew and Kassy discuss the many ways you can respond in English when you hear good news. Fun facts In this episode, our hosts talk about having drinks to celebrate good news. Apparently, after winning the US Open, famed tennis player Andy Murray treated his<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/real-talk-042-how-to-respond-to-good-news/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/real-talk-042-how-to-respond-to-good-news/">Real Talk #042 – How to respond to good news</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #254 – Answering listener questions: Part 2
<p>In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Kassy are back to answer some more questions submitted by Culips listeners. Don’t be afraid to submit your own questions after listening to this episode! Fun facts Humans learn about life by asking questions. From the time they can talk, children are naturally learning about the world through observation,<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/chatterbox-254-answering-listener-questions-part-2/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/09/chatterbox-254-answering-listener-questions-part-2/">Chatterbox #254 – Answering listener questions: Part 2</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #253 – Answering listener questions: Part 1
<p>We love hearing from our listeners! We also love it when our listeners ask questions about how to improve their English. In Part 1 of this episode, Andrew and Kassy answer four listener questions. There are more answers to come in Part 2! Fun facts A new English word is added to the dictionary every<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/chatterbox-253-answering-listener-questions-part-1/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/chatterbox-253-answering-listener-questions-part-1/">Chatterbox #253 – Answering listener questions: Part 1</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #094 – Swimming
<p>Swimming is an activity with worldwide appeal. Some people see it as a fun activity. For others, it’s a competitive sport. Join hosts Andrew and Kassy in this Simplified Speech episode as they discuss their relationship with swimming. Dive right into it! Fun facts Swimming is one of the most popular Olympic sports. There were<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/simplified-speech-094-swimming/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/simplified-speech-094-swimming/">Simplified Speech #094 – Swimming</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #20: 
How to step outside of your English comfort zone
<p>Episode description In this episode of Jeremy’s English Tips, we are going to be talking about your comfort zone. Now, there is a very commonly used expression in English and it goes: to step outside of one’s comfort zone. Key points covered in this lesson: “To step outside of one’s comfort zone” is a commonly<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/jeremys-english-tips-episode-20-%e2%80%a8how-to-step-outside-of-your-english-comfort-zone/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/jeremys-english-tips-episode-20-%e2%80%a8how-to-step-outside-of-your-english-comfort-zone/">Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #20: 
How to step outside of your English comfort zone</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #231 – So cute, it hurts
<p>Super! Really! Very! Extremely! There are many ways to add emphasis to your conversation and show the intensity of a feeling or situation. In today’s episode, Andrew and Jeremy share two catch words that native English speakers use every day. Fun facts Intensifiers are adverbs used to give force or emphasis. These parts of speech<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/catch-word-231-so-cute-it-hurts/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/catch-word-231-so-cute-it-hurts/">Catch Word #231 – So cute, it hurts</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #230 – That’s out the window
<p>Sometimes things go missing. Whether you’ve lost an item, a person, or an idea, there are unique phrases to fit the situation. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy explain two phrases you can use to say that something has disappeared. Fun facts The Bermuda Triangle is famous for making planes and ships disappear.<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/catch-word-230-thats-out-the-window/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/catch-word-230-thats-out-the-window/">Catch Word #230 – That’s out the window</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #093 – Big purchases
<p>Most of us can’t afford to recklessly spend money. So when it comes to making big purchases, we’re forced to make big decisions. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about some of the big purchases they have made. Fun facts The most expensive private home in the world is called Antilia. It<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/simplified-speech-093-big-purchases/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/simplified-speech-093-big-purchases/">Simplified Speech #093 – Big purchases</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #229 – I’m racking my brain
<p>There are so many ways to tell people that you’re thinking. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy cover two expressions that you can use to tell someone just how hard you’re thinking about something. Fun facts Naps can improve your memory. German researchers at the University of Lübeck asked study participants to do some tasks;<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/catch-word-229-im-racking-my-brain/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/catch-word-229-im-racking-my-brain/">Catch Word #229 – I’m racking my brain</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Suzanne’s Quick Tips Episode #6: Breath support
<p>Episode description Today’s topic is breath support. Sometimes when we’re in an important meeting, an interview or maybe a class presentation, we might find that we’re kind of nervous, right? Our nerves go up, our body temperature goes up. Our breathing starts getting shallow. And we tend not to have a lot of what we<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/suzannes-quick-tips-episode-6-breath-support/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/08/suzannes-quick-tips-episode-6-breath-support/">Suzanne’s Quick Tips Episode #6: Breath support</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #041 – How to meet new people at a party
<p>Do you dread social gatherings because you’re never quite sure exactly what to say? Then tune in to this Real Talk episode, where Andrew and Jeremy introduce some great phrases to use when making small talk at a party, wedding, or similar event. Fun facts Most people love to share stories about themselves. The best<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/real-talk-041-how-to-meet-new-people-at-a-party/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/real-talk-041-how-to-meet-new-people-at-a-party/">Real Talk #041 – How to meet new people at a party</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #092 – Garbage and recycling
<p>Taking care of the environment through recycling and proper garbage disposal is such an important aspect of our lives. However, everyone goes about it differently. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about the differences between how Canada and the United States deal with waste management. Fun facts Recycling isn’t easy for every<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/simplified-speech-092-garbage-and-recycling/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/simplified-speech-092-garbage-and-recycling/">Simplified Speech #092 – Garbage and recycling</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #228 – It’s really eating me up!
<p>In today’s Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy introduce two phrases that can be used when expressing negative emotions. Although we wish life could always be full of happy times, that definitely isn’t the reality. Sometimes we have some pretty negative emotions bottled up inside; Andrew and Jeremy are here to help you express those<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/catch-word-228-its-really-eating-me-up/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/catch-word-228-its-really-eating-me-up/">Catch Word #228 – It’s really eating me up!</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #19: Three ways to share your opinion in English
<p>Episode description In this episode we are going to talk about three super useful ways to share your opinion in English. Now in English, it is very common for people to share their opinions and to discuss differing opinions in a rather casual setting. Key points covered in this lesson: The easiest way to share<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/jeremys-english-tips-episode-19-three-ways-to-share-your-opinion-in-english/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/jeremys-english-tips-episode-19-three-ways-to-share-your-opinion-in-english/">Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #19: Three ways to share your opinion in English</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #091 – Food delivery apps
<p>There are more and more food-delivery options available every year. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about the apps they use and how often they order food, cook for themselves, or treat themselves to a night out. Fun facts It is said that the first-ever food delivery order happened in 1889. Italy’s King Umberto<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/simplified-speech-091-food-delivery-apps/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/simplified-speech-091-food-delivery-apps/">Simplified Speech #091 – Food delivery apps</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #252 – How to think in English
<p>Everyone goes through the stage of language learning when they find themselves constantly translating their target language into their native one. When do people get past that stage and start to think in English? In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Jeremy share their best methods for surpassing this plateau. Fun facts Have you read The<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/chatterbox-252-how-to-think-in-english/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/chatterbox-252-how-to-think-in-english/">Chatterbox #252 – How to think in English</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #18: Using Stories to Make Memorizing Words Easier
<p>Episode description In this episode, I’d like to talk about how using stories can make memorizing words easier.  When adults try to learn a new language, they usually just try to learn words without context. Have you ever tried to memorize a long list of words? If so, then you are likely guilty of this<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/jeremys-english-tips-episode-18-using-stories-to-make-memorizing-words-easier/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/jeremys-english-tips-episode-18-using-stories-to-make-memorizing-words-easier/">Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #18: Using Stories to Make Memorizing Words Easier</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #090 – School uniforms
<p>Uniforms in school is a hot topic for students. Some students love that they don’t have to choose their clothes in the morning. Others hate the lack of freedom. In this Simplified Speech episode, hosts Andrew and Suzanne share their opinions on and experiences with school uniforms. Fun facts The prevalence of school uniforms varies<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/simplified-speech-090-school-uniforms/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/simplified-speech-090-school-uniforms/">Simplified Speech #090 – School uniforms</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Suzanne’s Quick Tips Episode #5: Question intonation
<p>Episode description Today, we have a quick tip for you. And today we’re going to talk about open-ended questions, and the intonation. So, when you ask a question, does it always go up at the end? Not always. Intonation. Many times people see a question mark or ask a question and automatically assume that a<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/suzannes-quick-tips-episode-5-question-intonation/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/07/suzannes-quick-tips-episode-5-question-intonation/">Suzanne’s Quick Tips Episode #5: Question intonation</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #089 – Personal style
<p>Regardless of what magazines and articles say about fashion, everyone has their own unique, personal style. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne describe their personal styles and talk about how they’ve changed over the years. Fun facts Men’s clothing has the buttons on the right side. Women’s buttons are on the left and sometimes the<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/simplified-speech-089-personal-style/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/simplified-speech-089-personal-style/">Simplified Speech #089 – Personal style</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #227 – Get the picture
<p>There are many expressions in English that use the imagery of pictures. A common one is to ask someone, “Do you get the picture?” Listen to this Catch Word episode with hosts Andrew and Jeremy to find out the many ways to use this expression. Fun facts Humans have been painting pictures for millennia. Some<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/catch-word-227-get-the-picture/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/catch-word-227-get-the-picture/">Catch Word #227 – Get the picture</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #040 – How to order coffee
<p>People around the world often start their days with a nice cup of coffee. In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Jeremy discuss some helpful phrases that one might need when ordering a cup of energizing coffee. Fun facts Brazil is the largest producer of coffee in the world. It produces about a third of<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/real-talk-040-how-to-order-coffee/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/real-talk-040-how-to-order-coffee/">Real Talk #040 – How to order coffee</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #226 – I can’t help but …
<p>We all have moments in our lives when we want to say, “I can’t help it!” Sometimes we’re looking for an excuse. Sometimes we really can’t change something about our lives. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy look at the different ways this phrase can be used. Fun facts In this episode, our<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/catch-word-226-i-cant-help-but/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/catch-word-226-i-cant-help-but/">Catch Word #226 – I can’t help but …</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Chatterbox #251 – Interview with Jonson Lee
<p>In this edition of Chatterbox, Andrew talks with Jonson Lee. Jonson is originally from Seoul, South Korea but has learned English to a very high level. Jonson talks about his English language learning journey and shares some great tips about how to become a better English speaker. Fun facts Jonson is a podcaster and Youtuber!<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/chatterbox-251-interview-with-jonson-lee/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/chatterbox-251-interview-with-jonson-lee/">Chatterbox #251 – Interview with Jonson Lee</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #17: Get your foot in the door
<p>Episode description Our expression for today is to get your foot in the door. To get your foot in the door, it can be get her foot in the door, get his foot in the door, get my foot in the door. The key is to get a foot in the door. What this means<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/jeremys-english-tips-episode-17-get-your-foot-in-the-door/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/jeremys-english-tips-episode-17-get-your-foot-in-the-door/">Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #17: Get your foot in the door</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #088 – How to write English like a native speaker
<p>Many of our listeners have become better English speakers, but what does it take to become a better English writer? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Jeremy give their advice on how to write like a native English speaker. Fun facts There are around 4000 new English words added to the Oxford English Dictionary<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/simplified-speech-088-how-to-write-english-like-a-native-speaker/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/simplified-speech-088-how-to-write-english-like-a-native-speaker/">Simplified Speech #088 – How to write English like a native speaker</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Catch Word #225 – Four ways to use -ish
<p>You may have heard many English speakers put ish at the end of certain words. It is quite common. In this Catch Word episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy explore four different ways to use ish in everyday speech. Fun facts In this episode, our hosts talk about eye colour. There is some debate as to<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/catch-word-225-four-ways-to-use-ish/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/06/catch-word-225-four-ways-to-use-ish/">Catch Word #225 – Four ways to use -ish</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Simplified Speech #087 – Working out at the gym
<p>Gyms aren’t just places for body builders. They are also popular with anyone who wants to get healthy and maintain a good body weight. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Jeremy explore some expressions you can use when you go to the gym. Fun facts Long before fitness centres became popular, Joe Gold opened<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/05/simplified-speech-087-working-out-at-the-gym/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/05/simplified-speech-087-working-out-at-the-gym/">Simplified Speech #087 – Working out at the gym</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Real Talk #039 – How to pick up medicine at the pharmacy
<p>Do you often visit the pharmacy during flu season? In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Kassy introduce useful phrases and vocabulary that are heard at the pharmacy. Fun facts The popular fizzy beverages Coca-Cola, Dr Pepper, and ginger ale were all invented by three different pharmacists in the late 1800s. Expressions included in the<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/05/real-talk-039-how-to-pick-up-medicine-at-the-pharmacy/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/05/real-talk-039-how-to-pick-up-medicine-at-the-pharmacy/">Real Talk #039 – How to pick up medicine at the pharmacy</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #16: How to Choose Good Repetitive Listening Material
<p>Episode description In this episode of Jeremy’s English Tips, I would like to talk about repetitive listening. More specifically, how to choose good repetitive listening material. In a previous episode of Jeremy’s English tips, I talked about repetitive listening. So if you haven’t listened to that one yet, you might want to check it out<a class="read-more" href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/05/jeremys-english-tips-episode-16-how-to-choose-good-repetitive-listening-material/">Read More</a></p> The post <a href="https://esl.culips.com/2020/05/jeremys-english-tips-episode-16-how-to-choose-good-repetitive-listening-material/">Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #16: How to Choose Good Repetitive Listening Material</a> first appeared on <a href="https://esl.culips.com">Culips English Podcast</a>.
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