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.
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.
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.
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% of more »
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.
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. Expressions included in the learning materials A kick-off In the public eye A big deal To blow your mind more »
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! Expressions from this episode included in the Learning Materials: Rookie mistake Edgy To stick with it To let something slide Trial and error
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 »
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!
Hollywood’s biggest night of glitz and glamour is just around the corner. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk all about the Oscars. Join them as they discuss the current controversy surrounding this year’s awards, their favourite moments from past Oscar shows,
In this episode, Andrew and Maura get together to take another edition of the New Words Quiz. Join them as they test their knowledge of new English words!
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work as a bartender? In this, another special two-part Chatterbox episode (this is part 2), Andrew interviews his friend and bandmate Ben, who works as a bartender in Montreal.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work as a bartender? In this, another special two-part Chatterbox episode (this is part 1), Andrew interviews his friend and bandmate Ben, who works as a bartender in Montreal.