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Catch Word #262 – Doomscrolling

At some point, we’ve all found ourselves scrolling through the news or social media for hours on end. Sometimes the things we discover make us...

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Spontaneous photo shoot [Bonus episode ]

Spontaneous photo shoot Episode description In this week’s update episode, Andrew shares a story about getting his picture taken in a photo booth. Plus, in...

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Chatterbox #290 – Is bread the world’s favourite food?

Bread is a staple around the world. Every culture has its own version or style, from India’s naan to Brazil’s pão de queijo. In today’s...

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Adventures in cooking

Adventures in cooking Episode description In this week’s update episode, Andrew shares a story about the highs and lows of learning how to cook Korean...

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Chatterbox #289 – What’s your MBTI?

Do you really know yourself? Sometimes you think you know your own personality, but you might think differently after taking the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator! The...

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Presents from the island

Presents from the island Episode description In this week’s update episode, Andrew talks about all the wonderful things his wife brought back for him from...

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Chatterbox #288 – What’s your favourite quote?

Words can inspire us. Everyone has that moment when they read something, or hear something, that just makes sense. So much so that we want...

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Holding down the fort

Holding down the fort Episode description In this week’s update episode, Andrew talks about holding down the fort while his wife is away for the...

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Simplified Speech #149 – Kassy’s wedding story

Here comes the bride! Kassy recently got married and in this episode, she tells Andrew all about her big day. In our Simplified Speech series,...

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Broken tape player

Broken tape player Episode description Andrew talks about how he spent the last week and about how his vintage cassette player broke. He also teaches...

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Catch Word #261 – Finger on the pulse

Everyone knows someone who seems to know about all the trends or the latest news before everyone else. You might even be that person among...

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Andrew’s whirlwind weekend

Andrew’s whirlwind weekend Episode description Andrew talks about his super busy weekend that included not only celebrating his birthday but also celebrating his first wedding...

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Simplified Speech #148 – Where did you grow up?

Hometowns: everyone has one! In today’s Simplified Speech episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy talk about where they grew up. One of them grew up in...

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Catch Word #260 – Pay through the nose

Have you ever wished there were an expression that perfectly fit how you feel about just how expensive something is? You’re in luck because, in...

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Chatterbox #287 – Pub culture in the UK and Canada

Pubs are very common in the United Kingdom and Canada. However, there are differences between the two countries and their respective cultures. In this Chatterbox...

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Catch Word #259 – Back in the saddle

In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy teach you two idiomatic expressions you can use when talking about something returning to normal: back in...

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Simplified Speech #147 – Andrew’s diggin’ and Kassy’s almost married!

Curious about what’s new in the lives of Culips’ podcast hosts? Listen in as Andrew and Kassy have another one of their famous catch-up calls....

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Simplified Speech #146 – Kassy’s big move

Kassy shares her big news: she’s moving to Thailand so she can pursue her dream job teaching in a new country! Moving can be stressful....

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Simplified Speech #145 – Have you ever won a contest?

Have you ever won a contest? That’s the discussion question that Andrew and Kassy talk about in this episode. Join them as they teach you...

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Simplified Speech #144 – Buying and selling used things

Have you ever bought or sold something used online? That’s the question that Andrew and Suzanne discuss in this Simplified Speech episode. Andrew talks about...

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Catch Word #258 – Sweating bullets

“I was so nervous. I was sweating bullets!” That might sound a bit strange, but it’s a common English expression. Sweating bullets means to be...

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Chatterbox #286 – Beauty filters

Do you like the way you look in photos? Considering the huge market for online filters for photographs, there must be a lot of people...

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Simplified Speech #143 – Kassy’s acing tests and Andrew’s drumming away

In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy give some updates about what’s going on in their lives these days. Kassy tells us the results...

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Chatterbox #285 – Life hacks

What are some of your favourite life hacks? That’s the topic of discussion for this Chatterbox episode. Join Andrew and Anna as they share some...

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Simplified Speech #142 – Fake meat and meat alternatives

Plant-based meat alternatives have gained in popularity over the past decade. People following vegan and vegetarian diets now enjoy better, tastier fake meats. Today, Andrew...

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Simplified Speech #141 – Are you a big playlist person?

Are you a big playlist person? That’s the question that Andrew and Suzanne discuss in this Simplified Speech episode. Join them as they chat about...

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Real Talk #054 – Joining a gym

What is your favourite way to say, “I have to leave now, and fast”? In this episode, Andrew and Kassy explain two common English expression...

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Simplified Speech #140 – Kassy’s kombucha

Have you ever heard of kombucha? For some people, it’s an amazing tea full of health benefits. For others, it’s a weird-tasting beverage that only...

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Catch Word #257 – Hightail it out of there

What is your favourite way to say, “I have to leave now, and fast”? In this episode, Andrew and Kassy explain two common English expression...

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Simplified Speech #139 – Wedding traditions in France

Did you know that every country has their own special wedding traditions? Recently, Suzanne travelled to France to start planning her wedding. In this episode,...

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