Yearly Archives: 2012

An interview with Harp

If you’ve been listening to Culips for a little while, you’ve already started to get to know the Culips hosts, Harp and Maura. And you’ll also know that in our Chatterbox episodes, sometimes we interview people. So here’s an interview more »

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Adulthood: Someday we all have to grow up

We all have to grow up someday! In this episode, we talk about becoming and adult and the different generations of adults in North America, and we discuss some of the slang terms that describe various types of adults. We more »

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We all mess up sometimes

Mess up

Everyone makes mistakes sometimes, and this episode is all about expressions to talk about them. Some mistakes are small and minor, and others are really big. And sometimes we make embarrassing mistakes in front of other people—the worst kind or more »

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Time for Bed

Every day we all go to sleep. Some people fall asleep as soon as they hit the bed and it takes others hours to get to sleep. In this episode, we’re talking all about sleeping habits and just how important more »

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You’re late!

The idea for this episode came from a Culips listener, Igor, who thought this might be an interesting topic. He was late to meet his friend, and his friend said, “I’m getting old here!” So here’s your episode, Igor. In more »

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You’ll never guess what I got wind of!

To get wind of something

People love stories, especially stories with secret information in them. In this episode, we talk about expressions that people use when they telling a story, whether it’s true or possibly not. These stories might be told by a person who more »

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Culips is Now Available on Stitcher

Hi Culips fans! Wow, Culips is really getting into all the latest technology these days. You can find us on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/culips-esl-podcast/id279999557 You can drop by our busy Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CulipsPodcast And you can follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/Culips But more »

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You eat like a bird

eat like a bird

Eating is something people do every day, so there are tons of expressions about it. In this episode, we talk about the amount that people eat. Sometimes we have big appetites and other times we don’t want to eat much. more »

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Hey Culips listeners!

flower-vase-nambe

We recently did an episode about klutzes, where we told you all about clumsy people and the expression we can use to talk about them. In one of our example dialogues, we used the word vase. If you’re a Culips more »

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I’ve got you wrapped around my finger

wrapped around my finger

Some people are able to control others. This could happen because one person really likes another person, because they want to make a good impression, or because they have been manipulated by the other person. When one person is under more »

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