Learning English is tough stuff, but we’re here to help every step of the way. This podcast is for English language learners who want to improve their lives by becoming fluent in English. Our high-quality lessons are free, fun and taught by our expert hosts. Listening to Culips is like sitting in on an interesting chat between good friends. Your fluency, listening skills, vocabulary, and pronunciation will improve naturally as you get to know our hosts and learn about interesting topics and trends in Canada and around the world. Get awesome at English, with Culips!
Simplified Speech #130 – A new hobby and a big purchase
25:20We love catching up with friends. In fact, before every Culips episode, our hosts spend some time doing just that. Today you get to listen in as Andrew and Kassy catch up on the latest news in their lives – from Andrew’s new hobby to Kassy’s big purchase! Simplified Speech features clear, natural, and easyRead More The post Simplified Speech #130 – A new hobby and a big purchase first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
Chatterbox #278 – Music festivals
25:58Are you a fan of music festivals? In this episode, Andrew and Anna discuss the ins and outs of a typical musical festival. Tune in to learn about music festival culture and useful tips to make your music festival experience more enjoyable, all while practicing your English listening skills. Culips’ Chatterbox series is great forRead More The post Chatterbox #278 – Music festivals first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
Simplified Speech #129 – Road trips
21:12Hitting the road with friends or family, for a week-long adventure is a time-honoured tradition–especially in North America. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about what makes a great road trip and share their favourite road trip memories. This is Culips’ Simplified Speech series. It features clear, natural and easy to understand English conversationsRead More The post Simplified Speech #129 – Road trips first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
Chatterbox #277 – The new space race
27:45Have you ever wanted to travel to space? A few well-known billionaires definitely have! In fact, they have restarted the Space Race and their companies are racing into infinity and beyond. In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Anna talk about the new Space Race and what it means for the future of space travel. ChatterboxRead More The post Chatterbox #277 – The new space race first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
Catch Word #251 – You’ve improved by leaps and bounds!
19:26We’re back with another Catch Word episode! In this episode, Andrew and Kassy teach you some idiomatic expressions or phrases to use when talking about something that improves or gets better. Tune in to improve your English listening skills by leaps and bounds! Catch Word is a great series that focuses on key vocabulary andRead More The post Catch Word #251 – You’ve improved by leaps and bounds! first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
Simplified Speech #128 – Grandparents
20:44Many have cherished memories of their grandparents, from listening to their stories to feeling loved and supported throughout childhood. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy share stories about their grandparents. Today’s conversation might tug on your heartstrings! The Simplified Speech series features clear, easy to understand conversations between native English speakers. This helpsRead More The post Simplified Speech #128 – Grandparents first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
Real Talk #051 – How to talk with the concierge at a hotel
17:27Have you ever noticed a well-dressed, friendly person working in the hotel lobby? This person is often helping guests with taxis or telling them about the best restaurants in town. Many hotels employ a person called a concierge. Their job is to help you with all your needs, big or small. In this Real TalkRead More The post Real Talk #051 – How to talk with the concierge at a hotel first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
Chatterbox #276 – Evaluating different sources of listening materials
24:34Have you missed hearing Jeremy’s voice on the podcast? Then tune in to this episode, which was recorded last year while Jeremy was still on the team. This Chatterbox episode is full of useful tips and resources for finding great listening materials for learning English. Culips’ Chatterbox series is perfect for upper-intermediate or advanced EnglishRead More The post Chatterbox #276 – Evaluating different sources of listening materials first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
Catch Word #250 – Aren’t you a sight for sore eyes!
21:30It’s always fun to compliment a friend (and to receive a compliment, too). Luckily, the English language has many expressions you can use to tell people how good they look! Today, Andrew and Kassy define two such expressions: to look like a million bucks and a sight for sore eyes. The Culips Catch Word seriesRead More The post Catch Word #250 – Aren’t you a sight for sore eyes! first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
Simplified Speech #127 – Animal communicator
24:53Can you talk to animals? In this Simplified Speech episode, Suzanne tells Andrew an interesting story about her dog and an animal communicator. She says this animal communicator communicated with her dog and found out the problems in his life. Even if you are skeptical, it’s worth a listen! In Simplified Speech episodes, two nativeRead More The post Simplified Speech #127 – Animal communicator first appeared on Culips English Podcast.