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Catch Word #95 – She has something up her sleeve!

This episode is about having secret plans or tools that you use at a specific time to help you get what you want. At...

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Catch Word #94 – Clipped words (a special kind of abbreviation)

This time we’re looking at clipped words, which are words in which the last one or two syllables are not pronounced when spoken, yet...

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Chatterbox #57 – Getting engaged

In this episode, Harp and Maura chat about some of the traditions, activities, and vocabulary associated with getting engaged, and about some of what...

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Catch Word #93 – Right on the money

Harp had the idea for this episode when her friend used the expression to be right on the money. This episode is all about...

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Catch Word #92 – You can’t teach an old dog new tricks

In this episode, we look at expressions that tell us that people find it hard to change. You can’t teach an old dog new...

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Catch Word #66 – Look on the bright side

When you find yourself in a bad situation, do you try to look on the bright side? If your friend gets some bad news, have...

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Catch Word #7 – Clear

Do you know all the meanings of the word clear? Do you understand them clearly? Here we try to make some of the definitions crystal...

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Chatterbox #71 – The dentist

Here’s an episode about going to the dentist in Canada and some related vocabulary. Not many people like going to the dentist, but we hope...

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Chatterbox #12 – Jewelry Designer Sheena Purcell

We’d like to introduce Sheena Purcell to you. She is a new friend of ours at Culips and she is super talented. In this Chatterbox...

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Catch Word #20 – Cold Feet

Have you ever had cold feet? As an expression this is not actually connected to the temperature of your feet! If you have cold feet...

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