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.


Close Up #7 – Favour

Can you do me a favour? Rich has had an accident and needs some help from a friend. In this episode, he calls Chris and asks him for a favour. (In Canada favour is spelled with a u. For other spelling differences, check out our glossary.) Rich and Chris use expressions like on my way more »

Curious Question #10 – “Let’s” and “Why don’t”

Let’s listen to this Culips episode! This time we talk about the expressions beginning with “Let’s…” and “Why don’t we…”, give your examples and explain the differences between them. Why don’t you stop reading and listen to it now!

Catch Word #10 – Stone

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Do you know this expression? It’s a good one for kids to know. Check it out and other definitions like the one below in this episode!   Expressions included in the learning materials Leave no stone unturned Nancy Drew Sticks and stones more »

Curious Question #9 – Sweet

Sweet! Have you all heard of this new slang term “sweet”? What does it mean? When can you use it? Find out in this podcast. We will give you a couple examples.   Expressions included in the learning materials Sweets A sweet tooth Sweet pea/Sweetheart Short and sweet More “sweet” slang Sample transcript Harp: “Sweet” is more »

Catch Word #9 – Wave

Hey! Over here! We’re over here! We are waving at you so you look over here! This week’s word is wave and all of its different meanings. Listen in and see if you are on the same wavelength as us.   Expressions included in the learning materials A wave (with the hand) A wave in more »

Close Up #6 – New Job

Linda has started her new job and meets one of her new colleagues. What can you say when you meet someone new? It is the best time to make a first impression, so let’s listen to what Alice and Linda talk about here.   Expressions included in the learning materials Nice to meet you How more »


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