Yearly Archives: 2010

Christmas Questions from our listeners answered!

Happy Holidays wherever you are! This year we asked what people wanted to know about the holiday season in Canada and we got some questions! In this episode, Harp and Maura answer these questions, talking about clementines and whether Christmas more »

Posted in Chatterbox

Dibs!

In today’s episode we’re going to look at an expression that you can use to say that something is yours. To make a claim that something or some activity belongs to you, you can call dibs. It’s a funny little more »

Posted in Catch Word

‘Tis the season!

Everyone at Culips is getting ready to relax and be with friends and family this holiday season! We are currently working on our Christmas episode. A great way to to learn English with this episode is to sit back and more »

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Tips for Canadian job interviews

Harp is back by popular demand with more advice on looking for work. This time Harp gives advice on everything about the interview process. She talks about how to prepare, what to do during the interview, and how to follow more »

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A taste of your own medicine

Have you ever given someone a taste of their own medicine? Has anyone ever given you a taste of your own? Shawn gave Angela a taste of her own medicine. This means that Shawn treated Angela in the same bad more »

Posted in Catch Word

Baby talk

Babies are special little people that have vocabulary special to them. In this episode, we look at vocabulary for before the baby gets here, when the mother is in labour, and after the baby is born and starts to grow. more »

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Where do you listen to Culips???

Do you remember the time before portable music? Only being able to listen to music while inside? Well, I still remember my first portable cassette tape player; it was a hand-me-down from my older sister. It was amazing to me more »

Posted in Canada, Culips Blog, culture, English, Stock images, World

It happened out of the blue!

Sometimes life is unpredictable and things happen out of the blue. Sometimes people say things that seem to come from out of nowhere. In situations like this you might react by saying, Where did that come from?, or I didn’t more »

Posted in Catch Word

Word Blends like fantabulous, ginormous, and frenemy

Languages are always evolving and changing. Here we look at a pretty modern trend in English, which is to make new words by blending two words together. Sometimes these two words have similar meanings, and sometimes they have opposite meanings. more »

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Movember

It’s the month of November and I have been seeing quite a number of men with moustaches around! I found out recently this is because of Movember. For more information you can go to their website: www.movember.com. Movember is a more »

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