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.



Curious Questions #3 – Sleep Tight

Have you ever heard the expression “Sleep Tight”? We say it at the end of the night, but what does it really mean? In this episode we’ll talk about expression before bed. Expressions included in the learning materials Greetings Hello Hi Hey Good morning Good afternoon Good night Some expressions that are used less often more »

Catch Word #2 – Heart

Can you feel the love? This episode we are talking about the word heart. A person can give their heart to another person when they are in love. If you need to memorize a speech you can also say that you need to learn it by heart.

Close Up #1 – Culture Shock

In this episode Jen and Chris meet up in a crowded café to discuss Chris’s latest adventure. He is Canadian and has just come back from an exciting trip to Tokyo. They discuss about Chris’s experiences in another country and culture. Here we explain expressions like time flies and to show someone the ropes, and more »

Catch Word #1 -Turn

In this episode we look at verbs and nouns with the word turn; Turn on, turn off, turn up, and turn down! When we add a different preposition on the end the meaning changes and here we talk about all their meanings. So turn on this episode and turn up the volume!

Curious Questions #1 – Miss, Mrs. or Ms?

When and how do you use these formal titles for females? Should you call every woman Mrs.? Miss or Ms.? Ms. Maura and Ms.Harp will tell you here. Sample transcript Maura: This next question is an interesting one. And the answer is easy too. As a teacher I am correcting people all the time who mispronounce more »


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