Chatterbox Episodes
English conversions at a normal speed. We interview someone who has an interesting story to tell.
Catch Word Episodes
English idioms, phrases, common slang and interesting vocabulary
Simplified Speech Episodes
Our hosts have natural conversations in everyday English, while speaking slowly and clearly.
Real Talk Episodes
Practical English expressions for everyday situations that you encounter in an English speaking country.
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LATEST EPISODES

Simplified Speech #035 – Plastic bags

Plastic bags are a major source of pollution. In this episode, Andrew and Morag talk about how people use bags in Kenya, Korea, and Canada. Take a listen and learn some great English expressions!

Speak Easy #01 – [y] and [w] insertion

In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew teach you a pronunciation trick that will make your English sound smooth and natural. You’ll learn how to link words together by inserting a [y] or [w] sound.

Simplified Speech #034 – 2017 in review

What a year 2017 was! Some people loved every moment of 2017, and some people wished it never happened. Find out what Andrew and Morag have to say about this year as we say goodbye to 2017 in this special Simplified Speech episode!

Chatterbox #202 – Christmas traditions

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s the holiday season! And, in this podcast, Andrew and Suzanne talk about Christmas traditions when they were growing up. Come and join the fun!

POPULAR EPISODES

Simplified Speech #013 – Fall favourites

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.

Catch Word #190 – All the fixings

Learning English can be a blast! Laugh along with Andrew and Morag as they share three fun expressions that you can use when talking about condiments or toppings: all the fixings, all dressed, and the works. Join them to learn all about these three expressions.

Simplified Speech #022 – Germs!

Many Canadians tend to get sick in winter. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag explain germs and how to avoid getting sick. Join them and laugh along as they talk about hand sanitizer and germophobes!

Simplified Speech #027 – Advice

Giving and taking advice can be tricky. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag share their thoughts on both giving and taking advice. Take our advice, and tune in right away!

Simplified Speech #023 – Doin’ the laundry

In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne trade stories about a chore that everyone can relate to: doing the laundry. Since no one likes doing the laundry, today’s episode is full of colourful vocabulary and expressions that our hosts use when swapping laundry horror stories!

Chatterbox #180 – Artificial intelligence

Today, technology is moving faster than ever. What crazy new technologies do you think we’ll have in the near future? In today’s Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne have a conversation about one of the most exciting new technologies: artificial intelligence. Join them as they discuss a possible future where machines can think like human beings!