Chatterbox #15 – Introducing Moheb

In this episode, we chatted with Moheb. We talk a bit about his interesting experiences in Egypt, the U.S. and Canada. Can anyone hear a difference between the Canadian and American accents?


Expressions included in the learning materialsmoheb

  • To hop around
  • To pick up
  • To keep up
  • A soft spot in my heart
  • Every other block
  • Sick of
  • Rivalry
  • Off the top of my head
  • Loonies and Toonies

Sample transcript

Moheb: Well, my name is Moheb and I’m new here to Canada. I’m actually originally from Egypt, from Alexandria, but I moved to the United States when I was a kid, and I lived in a few different places. I lived in Oklahoma and Ohio and I went to school in New York, which I really loved and I spent some time in Michigan and California. I have hopped around.
Maura: Yeah, for sure. So how old were you when you came to the U.S.?
Moheb: I was just 6 years old.
Maura: Ok, so do you remember it at all?
Moheb: You know, being 6 years old, I knew how to speak Arabic…


english PodcastAudio/Learning Materials: Culips