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English conversations at a normal speed. We interview someone who has an interesting story to tell.


Catch Word

English idioms, phrases, common slang and interesting vocabulary make you sound like a native speaker


Simplified Speech

Our hosts have natural conversations in everyday English, while speaking slowly and clearly.


Real Talk

Practical English expressions for everyday situations that you encounter in an English speaking country.


Speak Easy

Suzanne teaches you how to perfect your accent and speak in clear and comprehensible English in our Speak Easy pronunciation series.


English tips from the Culips hosts

Discover English study tips, learn useful vocabulary, and listen to interesting interviews


Chatterbox #269 – The subscription economy

Do you have a Netflix, Spotify, or YouTube Premium subscription? All three? In this interesting Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne chat about monthly subscription services....

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Catch Word #244 – Connect the dots

Some people can’t get enough of jigsaw puzzles. They like connecting the dots and the challenge of piecing everything together. In the end, it’s always...

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Catch Word #243 – Read between the lines

The way we communicate includes more than what we actually say. Sometimes there are hidden meanings! In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne explain two phrases...

READ MORE Difficulty rating: 3 out of 5 26

Simplified Speech #121 – May catch up between Andrew and Kassy

In today’s Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy are back with another catch-up session. In today’s episode, Kassy talks about her spring break trip and...


Chatterbox #268 – Imposter syndrome

Have you ever felt like you don’t really belong? Or perhaps that, somehow, you’ve fooled people into believing that you’re more successful or intelligent than...

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Real Talk #048 – How to open a bank account

Going to the bank can be a stressful experience. Going to a bank using a second language can be ever more stressful! In this Real...

READ MORE Difficulty rating: 2 out of 5 37

Simplified Speech #120 – Foods you either love or hate

Spinach, love it or hate it? In this scrumptious Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about controversial foods, foods that some people are dying...

READ MORE Difficulty rating: 3 out of 5 45

Chatterbox #267 – Skin care

Everyone has a skincare routine, whether it’s moisturizing occasionally or sticking to a daily regime. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne share their skincare routines....

READ MORE Difficulty rating: 5 out of 5 31

Simplified Speech #119 – What’s new with us

Welcome to another Simplified Speech episode where hosts Andrew and Kassy catch up on recent news. They always have a lot to share with each...


Simplified Speech #118 – Meet Pinky, Andrew’s new dog

Animal lovers gather around! Whether you have a fur baby of your own or just love pets, you’ll enjoy listening to Andrew and Kassy talk...

READ MORE Difficulty rating: 2 out of 5 31

Catch Word #242 – That rings a bell!

Hmm, what’s today’s topic? Oh, that’s right! In today’s useful Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy will teach you some helpful phrases to use when...


Chatterbox #265 – Movies that have had an impact on society

Grab your popcorn and get comfortable. Listen as Andrew and Kassy talk about a few of the movies that changed how people think and that...

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Simplified Speech #117 – Let’s catch up

In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy decide to catch up and share recent news about their personal lives. Andrew is on his way...


Simplified Speech #116 – Our favourite English words

Have you ever thought about what your favourite word is in the English language? In this interesting Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about...


Catch Word #241 – Take the plunge

Life is full of important decisions, and some of them cannot be undone. You have to carefully navigate the world of decisions. In this Catch...

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Simplified Speech #115 – Are you injury prone?

Be careful where you step! If you’re injury-prone, you might just twist an ankle. In this episode of Simplified Speech, Andrew and Jeremy talk about...


Catch Word #240 – Let’s get crackin’!

Here’s another brand-new Catch Word episode for our listeners! Tune in with Andrew and Jeremy to learn some useful English phrases you can use when...


Simplified Speech #114 – High school electives

Brrrriiinggg! There goes the school bell. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy look back on their high school days to talk about all...


Catch Word #239 – It’s all downhill from here

How’s your English learning these days? Are you getting into the groove of things? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy give you some...

READ MORE Difficulty rating: 1 out of 5 27

Real Talk #047 – What to say if you are stopped by the police

You’re driving down the street and notice the police car behind you has just turned on its siren and flashing lights. You need to pull...

READ MORE Difficulty rating: 2 out of 5 47

Simplified Speech #113 – Let’s talk about DIY projects

Do you love making or fixing things on your own? You’re probably a DIY enthusiast! You’ll enjoy today’s edition of Simplified Speech, where Andrew and...


Simplified Speech #112 – Dessert

Grab a spoon and a tub of ice cream and dig in while listening to today’s Simplified Speech episode. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy...


Simplified Speech #111 – Online learning

In the last year, online learning has become one of the most convenient ways to learn a new skill or teach a class. In this...


Real Talk #046 – How to start a conversation with a stranger

Meeting new people can be intimidating. It can also be the starting point for the best friendships you’ll ever have. In today’s edition of Real...

READ MORE Difficulty rating: 3 out of 5 55

Jeremy’s English Tips #30: A Bad Study Habit

In this episode, I'm going to talk about a bad study habit. This is something that you should avoid doing when you are studying English. ...


Catch Word #238 – I let it slip through my fingers

In this week’s Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy explain three everyday expressions using the word slip: slip up, to slip [one’s] mind, and to...


Chatterbox #264 – Interview with Robin MacPherson: Part 2

We are back with Part 2 of Andrew’s interview with Robin MacPherson! In this episode, Robin shares the last two steps of his five-step method...

READ MORE Difficulty rating: 5 out of 5 29

Chatterbox #263 – Interview with Robin MacPherson: Part 1

How many languages can you speak? What are the best ways to improve your language skills? In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew talks with YouTuber, blogger,...


Jeremy’s English Tips #29: Is it OK to take a break? Culips

In this episode, we are going to be talking about taking a break. Now I often get this question from language learners all over the...


Chatterbox #262 – What is health care like in your country?

Health care is different in every country. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about the differences between the Canadian and American healthcare and health...




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