Chatterbox Episodes
English conversions at a normal speed. We interview someone who has an interesting story to tell.
Catch Word Episodes
English idioms, phrases, common slang and interesting vocabulary
Simplified Speech Episodes
Our hosts have natural conversations in everyday English, while speaking slowly and clearly.
Real Talk Episodes
Practical English expressions for everyday situations that you encounter in an English speaking country.
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LATEST EPISODES

Chatterbox #199 – A day in Beijing

In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew talks to Suzanne about his whirlwind day in Beijing, China! Join them and learn all about Andrew’s crazy adventure!

Catch Word #193 – In a jiffy

In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Suzanne discuss two idiomatic expressions that you can use to talk about being speedy: in a jiffy/in a jiff and in a flash. Join them to learn how to make your English sound like a native speaker’s!

Chatterbox #197 – Interview with Andrew’s mom

Are you ready to get to know Andrew and his family better? In this special Chatterbox episode, Andrew interviews his mom, Fiona. Join them as they chat about immigrating to Canada and Oakville, Ontario!

Simplified Speech #030 – The beach

Do you like the beach? That’s the topic in this Simplified Speech episode. Join Andrew and Suzanne as they talk about everything under the sun. From beachcombing to nude beaches, you’ll be sure to laugh!

Chatterbox #196 – Kitchen renovation

Do you dream about renovating your kitchen? In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne discuss Suzanne’s changes to her kitchen. Join them as they have a natural and fun conversation all about renovations!

POPULAR EPISODES

Catch Word #178 – Touch and go

It’s always good to plan ahead, but sometimes you just can’t know what’s around the corner! In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Morag explain a couple of useful phrases for uncertain situations: touch and go and up in the air.

Chatterbox #174 – Playing in bands

Everybody likes listening to music, but what is it like to actually make music? From song writing, to recording, to gigging, come learn all about Andrew and Suzanne’s experiences playing in bands in Montreal. Rock on!

Chatterbox #195 – Apps

Do you love technology and the latest apps? If so, this episode is for you! Sit back, relax, and listen to Andrew and Morag as they chat about the devices and apps they’ve fooled around with.

Catch Word #192 – Late to the party

Have you ever felt left out because you were behind the times? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Suzanne explain two fun expressions related to being late and missing out: to be late to the party and to miss the boat.

Simplified Speech #020 – The curious case of the UVic bunnies

If you walked onto a university campus and saw hundreds of rabbits, you might think you were dreaming, but this was the reality at the University of Victoria for more than 20 years! Still can’t believe it? Join Andrew and Morag in this episode as they talk all about the UVic bunnies and their mysterious […]

Speak Easy #01 – [y] and [w] insertion

In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew teach you a pronunciation trick that will make your English sound smooth and natural. You’ll learn how to link words together by inserting a [y] or [w] sound.