In this episode, we are going to teach you about a part of Canadian culture you may never have experienced before—nostalgic kids’ TV! Canada produced some wacky and amazing TV shows during the ’90s, and today our hosts will share their favourites with you.
It’s that time of year again—autumn. The leaves are changing colours and it’s starting to get chilly outside. Join Andrew and Morag in this Simplified Speech episode as they talk all about what they like most about fall.
We all like to gossip sometimes. So come join Andrew and Morag for this Catch Word episode to learn the dirt and juicy expressions related to gossip.
Everybody likes listening to music, but what is it like to actually make music? From song writing, to recording, to gigging, come learn all about Andrew and Suzanne’s experiences playing in bands in Montreal. Rock on!
Have you ever dreamed of going on a wild adventure? Join Andrew and Suzanne, and live vicariously through Suzanne as she shares stories about her tropical excursion to Costa Rica.
It’s always frustrating when plans get cancelled at the last minute. So don’t be a flake and bail on this episode, because today we’re talking all about breaking plans and the people we trust only to be untrustworthy.
Are you self-conscious about your accent, or do you have trouble mimicking the speech patterns of native English speakers? In this week’s episode, you can learn useful information and some great tips for practicing your spoken English from Dr. Jenn Foote, a specialist from the University of Alberta in English pronunciation.
When you don’t have the right pair of shoes, just getting around can be a real pain. Join Andrew and Morag as they share the essential vocabulary for shoe shopping. Because when you need a new pair of shoes, you need them right away—even if you’re visiting an English-speaking country!
Video games aren’t just for kids anymore! Join Andrew and Morag for this chatterbox episode as they have a natural conversation about one of the biggest time sinks—video games.
Have you ever wondered what kinds of animals live in Canadian cities? How about the wild animals that live in the vast wilderness of Canada? Join Andrew and Morag as they talk about Canadian wildlife in this special listener-requested Simplified Speech episode.
Ordering lunch at a sit-down restaurant can be tricky. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne conclude their chat about ordering lunch. Join them as they discuss some useful questions and phrases related to ordering lunch at a sit-down restaurant.
If you like to eat at fast-food or fast-casual restaurants, this episode is for you. Join Andrew and Suzanne as they review useful questions and phrases related to ordering lunch.
What do you do with your time? In English, you can do a lot with it, like waste it, kill it, or be in the nick of it. Join Andrew and Suzanne as they explain two time-related expressions: in the nick of time and to kill time.
Need a new item for your bucket list? After listening to this episode, you may just add Orlando. Join Andrew and Suzanne as they talk about all the fun things Suzanne did while in Orlando!
Have you ever gotten the short end of the stick while you were on vacation? Well, Andrew certainly did! Join Andrew and Morag as he tells the story of his vacation nightmare.