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.


Catch Word #21 – Pig Out

Everyone likes to pig out sometimes! We usually pig out at parties or on special occasions. But sometimes we don’t need a special excuse to pig out. To pig out is related to food and eating.

Chatterbox #9 – Rita in Montreal

There are so many different people in Montreal from all over the world. Not one of us in the Culips team is actually from Montreal (we’re from other parts of Canada). But we have a friend Rita who is actually from this city! In this episode, Maura chats with Rita about growing up in Montreal, […]

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 it means that you are not sure about a big decision. You are reconsidering that decision and you are not certain if you really want to do it.

Curious Question #18 – Call it a day

Here we look at a question about the expressions, Let’s call it a day and Let’s call it a night. These expressions are used often after work has been done or you are feeling tired. Listen to this episode for specific cases of when these expressions are appropriate! You’ll also learn about another similar expression, […]

Chatterbox #8 – Christmas

Here is your Culips Christmas episode! This time we are trying a new format, with three distinct categories for you! We discuss Christmas Greetings, funny Christmas traditions and Harp’s worst and best presents from past Christmases.

Curious Question #17 – Email closings

Are most of you out there writing emails in English? Are you getting bored with ending your emails the same way all the time? Well, then this episode is for you! Here we discuss which email endings are appropriate and when to use them. We also give some fun ideas on how to be more […]


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