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English idioms, phrases, common slang and interesting vocabulary
Our hosts have natural conversations in everyday English, while speaking slowly and clearly.
Episode description Need a new item for your bucket list? After listening to this episode, you may just add Orlando. Join Andrew and Suzanne as they talk about all the fun things Suzanne did while in Orlando! Fun fact Opening on June 7, 1990, Universal Studios is a theme park that brings your favorite movies more »
Episode description Have you ever gotten the short end of the stick while you were on vacation? Well, Andrew certainly did! Join Andrew and Morag as he tells the story of his vacation nightmare. Fun fact Chengdu airport was built in 1939 and today covers well over 9,000,000 square metres! In 2015, more that 42.2 more »
Episode description Have you ever dreamed of visiting an English-speaking country? Get ready for your travels with this Real Talk episode, where Andrew and Morag discuss some of the most useful phrases for asking for directions. Fun fact At 9.985 million km2, Canada is the second largest country in the world, right behind Russia. The more »
Episode description Have you ever wondered what on earth the Culips hosts mean when they say gonna, lotta, or kinda? Join Andrew and Morag as they explain these common contractions. Fun fact Contractions are a shortened form of a word or a group of words. They have been around for a very long time, dating more »
Episode description Join Andrew as he talks to Paula, the new author of a book written specifically for adult ESL learners! Come take it easy and learn all about Paula, a Brazilian immigrant to the United States who has achieved her American dream. Fun fact In 2014, according to the Migration Policy Institute, about 79% more »
Episode Description Welcome to Culips’s first Real Talk episode, where we explain practical expressions and vocabulary to help you get around in English-speaking places! In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne teach you extremely useful phrases for taking a cab. Expressions included in the learning materials Anywhere on the right/left is fine Drop me off somewhere more »