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Catch Word #186 – I’m from the sticks

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.

Simplified Speech #022 – Germs!

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!

Real Talk #012 – At the drugstore

Getting sick is a real pain, especially if you have to get help in English! In this episode, Andrew and Morag teach you everything you need to know to get help from a pharmacist. Unfortunately, getting sick when travelling is very common.

Simplified Speech #7 – Valentine’s Day

In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and our new co-host Suzanne talk about Valentine’s Day! Suzanne tells a mysterious story about a secret admirer and Andrew talks about a haircut worth crying over. So take a listen; we think you’ll love it!

Simplified Speech #5 – Technology addiction

Do you ever find yourself looking at your smartphone just a little too often? If so, you might be a tech addict! In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Maura get to the bottom of addiction to technology. Join them as they talk all about their technological weaknesses! Expressions Included in the Learning Materials to more »

Simplified Speech #3 – Haircuts

How do you style your hair? Today’s Simplified Speech episode is all about haircuts. Join Harp and Andrew as they discuss their own worst haircuts ever and talk about some trendy hairstyles that can be seen in Canada right now!

Simplified Speech #2 – Gardening

In today’s Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Harp talk about a hobby they both share: gardening. Join them as they chat about growing fruits and vegetables, gardening trends in Montreal, and having a green thumb! Expressions included in the learning materials To carve out something Would A jack-o’-lantern Fort St. John, British Columbia An herb/a more »

Simplified Speech #1 – Coffee

Join us for the very first episode of our new series, Simplified Speech! Today’s topic is coffee. In this episode, Harp and Andrew chat all about coffee using natural English and everyday expressions, but with a focus on simpler, slower speech and careful pronunciation. So grab a cup of coffee, tune in to this episode, more »