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Close Up #4 – Blind Date part 1

Jen just went on a blind date and Rick tries to find out all the details. A blind date means that Jen and Rick...

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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...

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Curious Questions 4 – Reservation or Appointment

Do you have an appointment? Do you have a reservation? What's the difference between these and when do we use them? [powerpress] Copyright: Audio/Study...

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Close Up #2 – Catching up: Part 1

Have you caught up with a good friend lately? Tara and Fred have just met in a cafe and are telling each other what’s...

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Catch Word #3 – Break

There are also many verbs containing the work break. At Culips we always try to break expressions down for you; To break something down...

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Blog – Montreal’s Famous Bagels

Lots of places—whether cities, provinces, states, countries, or regions—have a food or foods that they’re famous for. Sometimes those foods are famous worldwide, like Japan’s...

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Vietnamese Menu

In Real Talk #4, we talked about ordering lunch at a Vietnamese restaurant. Here are a couple of pictures of menu from a Vietnamese restaurant....

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Curious Question #21 – Wedding anniversaries

Eliza from China emailed to ask us about Wedding Anniversaries. Here we talk about different ways to wish someone a happy anniversary, what couples do...

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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 #7 – Favour

Can you do me a favour? Rich has had an accident and needs some help from a friend. In this episode, he calls Chris and...

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