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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 #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.... READ MORE

Catch Word #259 – Back in the saddle

In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy teach you two idiomatic expressions you can use when talking about something returning to... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #147 – Andrew’s diggin’ and Kassy’s almost married!

Curious about what’s new in the lives of Culips’ podcast hosts? Listen in as Andrew and Kassy have another one of their... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #146 – Kassy’s big move

Kassy shares her big news: she’s moving to Thailand so she can pursue her dream job teaching in a new country! Moving... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #145 – Have you ever won a contest?

Have you ever won a contest? That’s the discussion question that Andrew and Kassy talk about in this episode. Join them as... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #144 – Buying and selling used things

Have you ever bought or sold something used online? That’s the question that Andrew and Suzanne discuss in this Simplified Speech episode.... READ MORE

Catch Word #258 – Sweating bullets

“I was so nervous. I was sweating bullets!” That might sound a bit strange, but it’s a common English expression. Sweating bullets... READ MORE

Chatterbox #286 – Beauty filters

Do you like the way you look in photos? Considering the huge market for online filters for photographs, there must be a... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #143 – Kassy’s acing tests and Andrew’s drumming away

In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy give some updates about what’s going on in their lives these days. Kassy tells... READ MORE

Chatterbox #285 – Life hacks

What are some of your favourite life hacks? That’s the topic of discussion for this Chatterbox episode. Join Andrew and Anna as... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #142 – Fake meat and meat alternatives

Plant-based meat alternatives have gained in popularity over the past decade. People following vegan and vegetarian diets now enjoy better, tastier fake... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #141 – Are you a big playlist person?

Are you a big playlist person? That’s the question that Andrew and Suzanne discuss in this Simplified Speech episode. Join them as... READ MORE

Real Talk #054 – Joining a gym

Joining a new gym can be intimidating. There are a lot of things you need to think of. You have to ask... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #140 – Kassy’s kombucha

Have you ever heard of kombucha? For some people, it’s an amazing tea full of health benefits. For others, it’s a weird-tasting... READ MORE

Catch Word #257 – Hightail it out of there

What is your favourite way to say, “I have to leave now, and fast”? In this episode, Andrew and Kassy explain two... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #139 – Wedding traditions in France

Did you know that every country has their own special wedding traditions? Recently, Suzanne travelled to France to start planning her wedding.... READ MORE

Chatterbox #284 – The cult of overwork

In many countries, there is a cult of overworking and people are expected to work long hours. In fact, working long hours... READ MORE

Chatterbox #283 – Plogging

Have you heard about the newest trend that combines a daily walk or jog with picking up litter? If not, you’re not... READ MORE

Catch Word #256 – The different ways English speakers use damn

Damn! I can’t wait to listen to the new Culips episode. This is just one of the many ways you can use... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #138 – What do you think about online trolls?

Trolls. No, we’re not talking about mean mythical creatures who live under bridges. We’re talking about online trolls. They are very real... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #137 – Kassy’s board game club

Board games are a fun way to spend an evening with friends. In this episode, Kassy talks with Andrew about her board... READ MORE

Happy 2022!! BONUS EPISODE

Happy 2022!! BONUS EPISODE Episode description Happy 2022! In this short episode, Andrew and the Culips team pass on the greetings and... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #136 – How was your 2021?

For some, 2021 was a lot better than 2020. However, that is not the case for everyone. We’re all still dealing with... READ MORE

Real Talk #053 – Visiting the dentist

Making a dental appointment, finding the time to go, and paying for dental insurance can all be quite the hassle. But of... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #135 – Suzanne’s trip to France

In this episode, Suzanne tells us about her experience of flying internationally during the pandemic, which didn’t go as smoothly as planned.... READ MORE

Chatterbox #282 – The future of podcasting

Podcasts are evolving. From the technology used to the companies producing them and everything in between, the podcasting industry is seeing a... READ MORE

Catch Word #255 – We just clicked

Have you ever wished there was another way to describe how friendly you are with certain people? In this Catch Word episode,... READ MORE

Chatterbox #281 – Do you prefer reading paper or e-books?

In this episode, Andrew and Anna debate the pros and cons of reading paper books and digital e-books. They also discuss their... READ MORE

Catch Word #254 – In for a rude awakening

Would you like to have a bombshell dropped on you? That sounds pretty bad, but don’t worry, our hosts Andrew and Suzanne... READ MORE

Simplified Speech #134 – Buffet restaurants

Are you the type of person who loves food and wishes your plate would never go empty? Going to a buffet restaurant... READ MORE



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