Episode description Join Andrew as he talks to Paula, the new author of a book written specifically for adult ESL learners! Come take it easy and learn all about Paula, a Brazilian immigrant to the United States who has achieved her American dream. Fun fact In 2014, according to the Migration Policy Institute, about 79% more »
Episode Description Welcome to Culips’s first Real Talk episode, where we explain practical expressions and vocabulary to help you get around in English-speaking places! In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne teach you extremely useful phrases for taking a cab. Expressions included in the learning materials Anywhere on the right/left is fine Drop me off somewhere more »
Episode Description In today’s episode, Andrew gets to know Ben M, a new ESL teacher from the United States. Join Andrew and Ben M as they talk about everything from teaching English to Indiana slang to self-driving cars.
Episode Description Do you know what’s just around the corner? On July 1st, it’s Canada Day! Join Andrew and Morag as they talk about the ways they celebrate their nation’s birthday. Whether you celebrate with fireworks or with cultural festivals, Canada Day is a day to party hard!
Episode Description Here’s a fact that might blow your mind: Canada has a queen. Join Andrew and Morag as they discuss how Canada ended up with a queen, some notable royals, and their personal opinions on the monarchy.
If you’re angry and want to make your feelings known, it’s time to raise hell with Andrew and Morag as they discuss three expressions for publicly expressing anger and frustration: to cause a scene, to make a stink, and to raise hell.
Do you want to jazz up your morning or evening routine with some fun expressions? Join Andrew and Morag as they introduce and explain some idioms related to getting ready for the day and getting ready for bed.
First jobs aren’t usually glamorous, but they can make for some interesting stories! Join Andrew and Morag in this episode as they discuss their first experiences in the working world and some of the surprising ways their jobs worked out for them.
In this episode, Andrew interviews Morag, the newest member of the Culips team. Join Andrew as he gets to know all the nerdy details about our newest co-host!
Drinking coffee is a common part of North American life. While you can drink coffee by yourself, cafés and coffee shops make coffee a part of many people’s social lives. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne discuss their personal coffee habits and some of the interesting experiences they’ve had in cafés and coffee shops. So more »
Have you ever wondered how to show your mom you care? In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne discuss the special things they do for their mothers on Mother’s Day. Whether it’s a surprise visit or a gift that keeps on giving, listen to this episode to learn all about how you can celebrate Mother’s Day.
In this episode Andrew and Suzanne explain a few popular expressions related to runny noses and undone zippers. Join them as they chat about how to slyly alert a friend to an embarrassing problem!
Checking our inbox is something most of us do every day. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne conclude their chat about email. Join them as they discuss some useful expressions to use, and some expressions to avoid, when writing emails!
Sending and receiving email is something that lots of people do every day. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk all about email. Join them as they chat about their first email addresses, how emailing has changed over the years, and their email habits. Plus, Suzanne reveals a hilarious problem she has with her inbox!
What’s your favourite source of news? That’s the topic of conversation in this Simplified Speech episode. Join Andrew and Suzanne as they talk about how they use the Internet, podcasts, and social media to stay up to date and informed.