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Curious Questions #3 – Sleep Tight

Have you ever heard the expression "Sleep Tight"? We say it at the end of the night, but what does it really mean? In this...

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Catch Word #2 – Heart

Can you feel the love? This episode we are talking about the word heart. A person can give their heart to another person when they...

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Curious Questions #2 – Different meanings of Whichever

“Whichever” way you look at it, English can be a little bit difficult. Here we talk about “whichever” and how to use it carefully. Don’t...

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Close Up #1 – Culture Shock

In this episode Jen and Chris meet up in a crowded café to discuss Chris’s latest adventure. He is Canadian and has just come back...

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Catch Word #1 -Turn

In this episode we look at verbs and nouns with the word turn; Turn on, turn off, turn up, and turn down! When we add...

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Catch Word #99 – To bite the dust

This is a fun episode about slang for to die! Of course, all these slang terms for dying are not meant to be used about...

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Close Up #6 – New Job

Linda has started her new job and meets one of her new colleagues. What can you say when you meet someone new? It is the...

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Nostalgic Canadian Kids’ TV: Show notes

In Chatterbox episode #175, Morag and Andrew talk all about their favourite Canadian TV shows for kids. They make many pop culture references that people living...

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Close Up #3 – Catching Up: Part 2

Tara and Fred haven’t seen each other in awhile. In this episode they continue their meeting in a cafe and catch up. And someone walks...

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Does Mozart eat Pizza and Mozzarella: TS or ZZ?

We recently had a message on Facebook inquiring as to why we pronounce PIZZA, MOZART, NAZI, and MOZZARELLA with a "TS" sound, as opposed to...

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