The story of Culips!—Culips English Podcast

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Culips Hosts Have you ever wondered about who we are at Culips? Do you know anything about how we started making English podcasts? Listen to the answers in this episode! Some of our listeners wrote saying they were curious to know more about us, so know you can learn about all of us at Culips, Harp, Jessie, Maura, Asami, and Yoshi, and how we all work together.

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Maura: Oh, today’s topic is so interesting and it was suggested to us by a couple of our listeners, so thank you very much for the idea, because we’re looking forward to this episode.
Harp: Because today, we’re gonna talk about Culips.
Maura: Yes, we’re going to first start by telling you about how Culips began and how we all met each other and got connected.
Harp: Yup. And then we’re gonna focus on our own experiences with languages, either learning or teaching.
Maura: Yeah. And then we’ll also tell you how we came to Montreal and maybe a little bit about Montreal, because we’re not from here. We’re all from different places. So, how and why did we come to this city?
Harp: Exactly. So let’s get started.
Maura: So, Maura and Harp, that’s us. We met… It must be about five years ago. Is it five years ago?
Harp: It is.
Maura: Wow. So, it was almost five years ago that Harp and I took a French class together.
Harp: Yup. Culips started with language, with us trying to learn French.
Maura: Yeah. And then we’ll also tell you how we came to Montreal and maybe a little bit about Montreal, because we’re not from here. We’re all from different places. So, how and why did we come to this city?

Expressions included from this episode in Learning Materials:

To take all the help you can get Behind the scenes
You guys A going-away party
To snowball To be out of control
To be someone’s shoulder to cry on Time flies
To get smoothed out/straightened out Like a slap in the face
To take something for granted To have a ball

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

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