Driving around Canada—Culips English Podcast

drivingWe are sorry for the delay in posting this episode. This episode is for you if you love cars, plan on driving around Canada, or are curious about more vocabulary related to these topics. In Canada the seasons change quite a bit, which makes for a variety of driving situations. Maura and Harp talk about these, along with their own memorable road trips. Find out if you’re a backseat driver! Enjoy the ride!

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Harp: Can you drive a manual car?
Maura: To be honest, I learned a little probably a little bit, probably about 10 or 15 years ago now and it was difficult. I liked it but I stalled the car a lot.
Harp: Same thing. I learned how to do it a long time ago.
Maura: So sometimes when you’re driving, and this is something that annoys everybody, you might have a backseat driver.
Harp: I have to admit I’m a backseat driver.
Maura: It’s annoying, isn’t it?
Harp: It’s probably annoying for the driver, but because I’m the one doing it, I don’t think it’s annoying.

Expressions included from this episode in Learning Materials:

Driving in Canada Automatic and Standard cars
To stall a car A backseat driver
Driver’s license/Permit Gas Prices
Gas guzzlers That must hurt
SUV It goes without saying
To come up Black ice
To do a 180 To freak out
Snowploughs To be right next door
Potholes Dropping the subject of your sentence
To carpool To drop someone a line

Podcast/ Lipservice: Culips ESL Podcast, Photo: Culips ESL Podcast

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