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Chatterbox #23 – The Early Bird Special!

In this episode Maura is again joined by our friend Rita. Maura and Rita discuss a couple expressions to do with time: The early bird...

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Catch Word #60 – Let’s Bounce

In this episode, we explain many slang expressions to say “Let’s leave.” These expressions are strange and funny. Knowing these expressions can help you...

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Catch Word #59 – to bump into someone

Is bumping into someone good or bad? Both! If you bump into someone it might hurt OR it might be a happy reunion between...

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Catch Word #58 – Gut, Guts, gutsy, a gut feeling

In this episode we are looking at the word guts and gut. They look similar but they have quite different meanings! Which one means...

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Chatterbox #22 – Interviewing Adam Hoyt

Harp recently had a chat with Adam, a friend of Culips, when he was staying in Montreal. Adam currently lives in Japan and was...

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Pronouncing the words should’ve, would’ve, must’ve, and could’ve

[powerpress url="https://esl.culips.com/audio/BLG_ShouldHave.mp3"] Hello Culips listeners! We recently received a great question from one of our listeners in the United States. Luis’s first language is Spanish,...

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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...

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Chatterbox #65 – Fears

This episode is about fears. No matter where we live or what language we speak, we’re all afraid of something! In this episode, Harp and...

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Chatterbox #60 – Parents

When you were young, did your parents give you an allowance? Did you have a curfew? Parents always want the best for their kids, but...

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Catch Word #141 – To hit the roof

What makes you angry? What does it take to make you to hit the roof? Today we’ve got a bunch of expressions for you to...

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