Chatterbox #189 – Safety

As many wonderful things as there are in the world, there are also many dangers. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne have a conversation about an interesting topic: safety. But don’t worry: It’s safe to jump the gun and start listening right away!

Simplified Speech #017 – Morag’s bucket list

What are the things you dream about achieving in your life? Today’s episode is all about big personal goals and accomplishments. Join Andrew as he interviews Morag about her bucket list: the things she dreams about doing before she dies.

Nostalgic Canadian Kids’ TV: Show notes

In Chatterbox episode #175, Morag and Andrew talk all about their favourite Canadian TV shows for kids. They make many pop culture references that people living outside of Canada may not know. Here are the show notes for this episode. Click the links for more information! The Simpsons YTV Reboot Uh Oh!  Much Music Shaun Majumder more »

Chatterbox #158 – An interview with Ben: Part 1

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work as a bartender? In this, another special two-part Chatterbox episode (this is part 1), Andrew interviews his friend and bandmate Ben, who works as a bartender in Montreal. Join them as they talk about their friendship and some of the highs and lows of working in the more »

Chatterbox #141 – Predicting the future

In this very special episode, Harp and Andrew take out their crystal balls and look into the future! Well, not really but they do have a fascinating conversation about what they think the future will hold. Join them as they make predictions about sports, politics, technology, and more!

Chatterbox #135 – Andrew’s band trip: Part 2

Here it is, the moment you’ve all been waiting for: the exciting conclusion to Andrew’s epic band trip story. In this episode, Andrew and Harp chat about Andrew’s road trip across Canada. During their conversation, they talk about the dangers of driving in Canada, wildlife, and camping! Expressions from this episode included in the Learning more »

Catch Word # 160 – To know the ropes

Do you know your stuff? If not, you’re going to want to listen to this episode! Today’s program is all about experts and how to describe them. Join Harp and Andrew as they share many useful expressions that will come in handy when talking about skilled and smart people! Expressions included in the Learning Materials: more »

Chatterbox #133 – Bilingualism in Canada

Have you ever wondered why Canada has two official languages, English and French? This episode is dedicated to explaining this complicated subject. Andrew and Maura chat about the historical reasons that caused Canada to be a bilingual country. They also discuss language education in Canada and what it’s like to be an English speaker in more »

Chatterbox #128 – Tickets and scalpers

Whether you go to a show once a year or once a month, there’s some fun vocabulary related to going to one, and we’ve done an episode all about it! In this episode, Andrew and Harp also share their experiences of going to concerts and buying tickets. Listen to this episode to find out whether more »

Chatterbox #127 – Travel stories

This episode we’re all here sharing our favourite stories from some of our journeys abroad. Andrew talks about an interesting place he visited outside Berlin, Harp tells us about her search for tigers, and Maura shares a story about being lost in Thailand.

Chatterbox #124 – High school cliques

High school is a special kind of world with all different kinds of people. If you’ve ever watched an American movie, you’ll probably recognize some of the characters we talk about here. In this episode, Andrew and Maura talk about high school stereotypes, and share their own experiences. Was Andrew a band geek? Was Maura more »

Chatterbox #123 – Winter Olympics

It’s Olympic time again! All around the world people are tuning into sporting events happening in Sochi, Russia, so we decided to do an episode about it. Harp and Andrew talk about their own favourite events, and also discuss what Canadians love about the Winter Olympics. There are also come cool new events being added more »

Catch Word #149 – Don’t rock the boat

We don’t like making trouble at Culips, but we do like making episodes about it! The expressions in today’s episode are all about causing problems and making changes when everything was just fine to begin with. Are you someone who likes to stir the pot? Or would you rather stick with the status quo when more »

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Chatterbox #120 – Aleks: Part 1

We recently interviewed our friend Aleks about her life and adventures, so that she could share her stories with you. Aleks is originally from Serbia, but she’s also lived in the US, Denmark, and Canada. Her English is pretty impeccable, but she actually learned it as a second (or third, or fourth?) language, like many more »