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

Real Talk #017 – Getting clothes altered

Do you have an item of clothing that you really like, but it doesn’t fit quite right? Luckily for you, that’s a problem with a simple solution! In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Morag walk you through all the English vocabulary and expressions you’ll need

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!

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!

Chatterbox #175 – Nostalgic Canadian kids’ TV

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.

Simplified Speech #024 – Roommates

Apartment hunting can be an extremely stressful activity. Never fear, Andrew and Suzanne are here to help! In this Real Talk episode, they explain the words and expressions that you need to successfully find an apartment in an English-speaking country.

Simplified Speech #016 – American Thanksgiving

Have you ever wondered what Thanksgiving is all about, and why Canada and the United States celebrate it on different days? Come join Andrew and Suzanne as they explain this unique North American holiday.