If you like the countryside, this episode is for you! In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Morag discuss two terms that you can use to refer to rural areas: the sticks and the boonies.
Baked goods are delicious! Ordering baked goods, however, can be tricky! In this Real Talk episode, Suzanne and Andrew explain important expressions and phrases to help you get your hands on some mouth-watering baked goods!
Many Canadians tend to get sick in winter. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag explain germs and how to avoid getting sick. Join them and laugh along as they talk about hand sanitizer and germophobes!
In this special two-part episode, Andrew interviews another ESL podcaster: Jeremy from SpongeMind! Join them in Part 2 to learn useful ideas, activities, and advice for creating successful language exchanges.
In this special two-part episode, Andrew interviews another ESL podcaster: Jeremy from SpongeMind! Join them in Part 1 to learn about their experiences learning a second language, doing language exchanges, and teaching English.
In English, bridges are a common image used to represent relationships between people. In this episode, Andrew and Morag explain two expression that are useful for talking about relationships: it’s water under the bridge and to burn your bridges.
Canada in the winter can be a blast! In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag discuss their favourite winter activities. Join them and learn about how much fun you can have in the snow!
Do you dream of being rich one day? If you do, this episode is for you! Andrew and Suzanne explain two phrases you can use to talk about being wealthy: to make six figures and well off. After all, while money might not buy happiness, almost everyone would be happy about making more money!
Do you like comedy? If you do, we have just the episode for you! Join Andrew and Suzanne as they discuss everything from dad jokes to stand-up and, along the way, you’ll learn vocabulary to help you talk about different types of jokes and styles of comedy.
What do you do when a bad hair day leads to a bad hair month? Get a haircut! Join Andrew and Suzanne as they explain how to book a hair appointment and other types of appointments.
If you walked onto a university campus and saw hundreds of rabbits, you might think you were dreaming, but this was the reality at the University of Victoria for more than 20 years! Still can’t believe it? Join Andrew and Morag in this episode as they talk all about the UVic bunnies and their mysterious more »
Are you ready for a good laugh? If so, then this episode is for you. Join Andrew and Suzanne for this fun-filled Chatterbox episode as they share some of their former and unfortunate nicknames!
Being able to talk naturally and idiomatically about money is a useful skill. In today’s Catch Word episode, we explain a couple useful terms for talking about small amounts of money: peanuts and chump change.
When you have a problem that needs solving, sometimes you have to toss a few ideas around in order to get the ball rolling and figure out how to solve it. In today’s Catch Word episode, Andrew and Morag explain two expressions that will help you talk about generating and evaluating ideas: to spitball and more »
2016 is almost over, and 2017 is fast approaching. What are you going to remember most about 2016? In this special Chatterbox episode, all three of the Culips hosts discuss the most interesting and memorable personal and global events that happened this year.