Yearly Archives: 2008

Culips Christmas Party

Thanks for turning up for the Christmas party everybody. For those who missed out, there is always next time! We had a blast. In fact, I think we had over 90 people hanging out, singing and partying all together in more »

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Culture: Christmas

Here is your Culips Christmas episode! This time we are trying a new format, with three distinct categories for you! We discuss Christmas Greetings, funny Christmas traditions and Harp’s worst and best presents from past Christmases. Most people learn the more »

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How do you end emails? – Standard & Creative Ideas

Are most of you out there writing emails in English? Are you getting bored with ending your emails the same way all the time? Well, then this episode is for you! Here we discuss which email endings are appropriate and more »

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Will you find a crush at our Christmas Party?

Hey everyone! We are just getting everything ready for our Christmas Party tonight! If you are in Montreal, check out the details in the previous blog entry and come join us. Santa is coming! I also wanted to post a more »

Posted in culture, English

The Ballet – The Nutcracker

    The Nutcracker is a classic Christmas ballet and I had wanted to watch it since I was a young girl. This last weekend I finally had the chance to go and I was not disappointed. It was an more »

Posted in Culips Blog

Have you had a crush on someone?

Have you ever had a crush? At some time in your life, you have probably had a crush, someone who you liked in a special way. This week, Maura and Robin are talking about the expression, “to have a crush more »

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The Culips Christmas Party

We are having a Christmas Party! Our Halloween party was such a success, we hope this party will be just as good! This time the theme of our party is Christmas, of course, as we move more into the holiday more »

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Interview: Jessie is on the Spot

Introducing Jessie! Jessie is joining the Culips team and will be helping us host future episodes. We cover the basics, how long she has been in Montreal and what she is doing here. Jessie also worked as an English teacher more »

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Word of the Year

As I was signing into my email today, I noticed an eye-catching article about language that I thought I would share. Merriam-Webster online dictionary anncounced its Word of the Year. At this time we start to hear a lot of more »

Posted in culture, English

Idiom: Out of it

How are you feeling today? Are you a bit out of it? Here we look at a common expression for not quite feeling awake or present. Maybe Canadians are always sleepy because we use this expression often! Learn about it more »

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