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A week in bed

A week in bed Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew talks about how he kept himself entertained while being sick at home with...

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Chatterbox #292 – Let’s get physical and talk about HIIT

Have you ever heard of high intensity interval training? That’s quite a mouthful, isn’t it? Luckily, we usually just call this type of workout HIIT....

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Don’t cry over spilt milk

Don’t cry over spilt milk Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew talks about why he had to cancel his trip to Canada at...

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Catch Word #263 – Turn a blind eye

There’s always someone in a friend group that’s not very observant. Maybe it takes them too long to understand a joke, or maybe they always...

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Heading home

Heading home Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew shares some stories about what he got up to last week and talks about his...

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Simplified Speech #152 – Do you celebrate any international days?

Everyone knows about Christmas and Valentine’s Day, but do you know there’s a Strange Music Day and a Burger Day? In this Simplified Speech episode,...

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The birthday cake experiment

The birthday cake experiment Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew shares a story about celebrating his wife’s birthday and baking her a cake....

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Real Talk #055 – How to order flowers in English

A beautiful flower arrangement can help to change the whole look of a room. But how do you order flowers at a flower shop in...

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A quick trip south

A quick trip south Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew talks about a short road trip he took to a small city at...

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Simplified Speech #151 – What’s your most prized possession?

Everyone owns special and precious things, things they think of as valuable and unique. In this episode, Kassy and Andrew get together to talk about...

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Movie marathon

Movie marathon Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew shares some stories about what he did last week.  Plus, he teaches you a useful...

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Chatterbox #291 – Decision paralysis

Making decisions isn’t always easy, especially these days, when there are so many options for us to pick from. If you’ve ever felt stuck when...

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The search for the lost ring

The search for the lost ring Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew tells a story about losing his wedding ring. Plus, he teaches...

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Simplified Speech #150 – Have you ever been obsessed with something?

There are things that we like, and then there are things we really obsess over! But watch out: you don’t want your obsession to turn...

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Here comes the rain

Here comes the rain Episode description In this week’s update episode, Andrew shares some stories about the monsoon season and dog sitting a poodle! Plus,...

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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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