Yearly Archives: 2013

Study habits

study_habits

How people study varies from person to person, from school to school, and from place to place. In this episode, Andrew shares his experience of doing a master’s degree in Montreal, and tells us about what being a university student more »

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It’s as clean as a whistle

whistle

It’s great when you have a nice, clean space, and you may want to talk about it. This episode is all about expressions for saying that something is really clean. Harp and Maura also talk about whether their bedrooms were more »

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She just swept it under the rug

rug

Have you ever done something that you wanted to forget about, and hoped that everyone else would forget about it too? If so, then you wanted to sweep it under the rug. This week’s episode is about wanting to pretend more »

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Busted!

busted

When you listen to the news in English, you might hear about someone getting busted. In this episode, we take a look at some expressions that can be used to talk about police catching criminals and making arrests. Sometimes the more »

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Healthy Eating

Healthy-Eating

People seem to be paying more attention than ever to the food they eat. This is part 2 of our episodes on healthy living. This one is dedicated to food, and talking about what Canadians are doing to stay healthy. more »

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Working out

working out

People are active all around the world in different ways: playing sports, going to the gym, or physical activity that is part of their daily routine. Here’s an episode that is all about getting in shape, however you do it. more »

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The straw that broke the camel’s back

the-straw

This episode is about not continuing with a bad situation. Sometimes when we’ve been in a bad situation, we continued. Even when numerous negative events occurred, we continued. But then something happened that was the straw that broke the camel’s more »

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Expressions with one

one horse race

This episode we’re doing things a bit differently – We’re looking at expressions with the word one. You’ll hear explanations for one-horse race, one-track mind¬, and one-two punch. If you’re curious about what all these expressions mean, then this is more »

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Travel in Canada

travel in canada

Canada is a big, big country! Most people who come from other places to visit us aren’t able to visit the whole country because it is just that big. In this episode, Andrew and Harp talk about travelling around Canada, more »

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