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Andrew and Suzanne are really getting their creative juices flowing in this Catch Word episode! Tune in to learn some useful phrases about creativity and focus. Fun facts Sleep is extremely beneficial for creativity. Therefore, if you are struggling to get those creative juices flowing, take a short nap before tackling your project again. CreativityRead MoreRead More
In this lighthearted Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Jeremy discuss hip hop and rap. If you’re interested in hearing the differences between these words, or if you’re simply a hardcore music fan, then plug in some headphones and enjoy. Fun facts Hip hop began in the 1970s as an underground urban movement in the Bronx,Read MoreRead More
Have you ever lost your wallet in public? It’s a terrible feeling, and it could be even worse if you’re in a country where you don’t speak the local language. In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Suzanne discuss ways you can use English to help find your lost items. Listen up! They might comeRead MoreRead More
Do you like visiting places you used to live? It can be such a fun experience! In this Simplified Speech episode, Jeremy talks to Andrew about his adventures and feelings coming back to Korea and visiting family. Fun facts In this episode, Jeremy talks about eating king crab. Do you know how big a kingRead MoreRead More
Compound nouns can be tricky! In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew teach you a trick that will help you pronounce them perfectly! Fun facts Nouns that consist of more than one word are called compound nouns. The most common compound nouns are made from two nouns (for example, basketball). However, there are also adjective-noun andRead MoreRead More
Speaking with a salesperson in your second language can be difficult at times. In this episode of Real Talk, Andrew and Suzanne discuss the ways you can respond properly in shopping situations. Fun facts The world’s largest shopping mall is called the New South China Mall and is located in Dongguan, China. It has moreRead MoreRead More
Do you take a lot of time to make a decision before buying a product, or are you an impulse shopper? In this intriguing episode, Andrew and Morag discuss the power of advertising and how it affects what we think about and, inevitably, what we buy. Enjoy! Fun facts Google AdSense has changed the faceRead MoreRead More
In this interesting episode, Andrew interviews his neighbour, Brian, an English teacher in South Korea and an aspiring artist. Tune in to this episode to hear Brian’s story and learn how to check out some of his amazing artwork. Fun facts Historically, the five main fine arts were painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and poetry. PerformingRead MoreRead More
Cathedrals, the Mediterranean Sea, beautiful architecture, spectacular food! Hear about Andrew’s amazing trip to Spain as he talks about it with Morag in this Simplified Speech episode. Fun facts Sagrada Familia is one of the most famous churches in the world. However, not everyone knows this, but it’s still unfinished! It’s set to be completedRead MoreRead More
Have you ever been in a situation where you were offered some food that you really hate, but you didn’t know how to politely decline it without offending the person? Well, then, look no further! In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Suzanne provide you with some useful phrases for refusing that food you hateRead MoreRead More
In this interesting episode, Andrew takes a trip around the globe to Finland. Grab a notepad and jot down some notes for your next trip to Helsinki! Listen carefully, you might come across a great idea for your next trip abroad. Fun facts Finland is the least densely populated country in the European Union; theRead MoreRead More
Suzanne and Andrew teach you how to properly stress words that end with the suffix “-ion” in this Speak Easy episode. Fun facts Confused about how to spell words that end with “-ion”? Check out this helpful article from Oxford Dictionaries: Material included in the study guide Transcript Practice exercises Bonus audio download Credit: SomethingRead MoreRead More
Have you ever experienced culture shock while travelling abroad? How about reverse culture shock? In this episode, Andrew talks about some instances of reverses culture shock that he felt in Canada after living abroad in South Korea for a long time. Fun facts Reverse culture shock occurs when you return home after immersing yourself inRead MoreRead More
Internet slang can be very difficult to understand. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew quizzes his sister Heather on new internet slang. Do you know these terms? Fun facts The World Wide Web was invented by one person. His name is Tim Berners-Lee. One of the most important decisions he ever made was to makeRead MoreRead More
Everyone has a home country, but how proud are you of that country? In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Morag talk about patriotism and how people think about their home countries. Fun facts The New England Patriots is the most successful American football team in recent history. Is it possible that their name, the Patriots,Read MoreRead More
Winter is in full swing in Canada, and many people like to stay indoors where it is warm and cozy. What better way to spend time inside than by baking some delicious treats? In this episode, Andrew and Morag talk about their baking skills and even some baking disasters. Enjoy! Fun facts Bread baking beganRead MoreRead More
Senior year of high school is a stressful time. It is a time when many students have to make a lot of big decisions and choose a path for their life, whether it be going to college, getting a job, or taking a gap year. Either way, one of the final challenges of high schoolRead MoreRead More
What does it mean to troll someone? Trolling has become a big problem online. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy explore the words you can use when talking about online trolling. Fun facts In the United Kingdom, some people have been sent to prison for trolling. They were imprisoned for online harassment. ExpressionsRead MoreRead More
Fruits and vegetables are essential to maintaining a healthy diet. And there are so many to choose from! In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Jeremy discuss their favourites. Fun facts The durian is a fruit native to Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brunei. Many people call it the “king of fruits” due to its size. ItRead MoreRead More
In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne answer a listener’s question about the pronunciation of “-less.” Fun facts The Culips team loves answering questions from listeners. If you have a question you’d like answered, send an email to contact@Culips.com. Material included in the study guide Transcript Practice exercises Bonus audio downloads To push to the limitRead MoreRead More
Have you ever thought about buying a motorcycle and cruising through the neighbourhood at breakneck speeds? Then this is the topic for you! In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag talk all about these two-wheeled vehicles. Fun facts The very first motorcycle was invented by Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach in Germany in 1885.Read MoreRead More
Out with the old, in with the new; bye-bye 2018, hello 2019! In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew highlights the major events in his life in 2018 and looks ahead to 2019. Fun facts New Year’s resolutions have been around for a long time. The most common ones are to eat healthier and to do moreRead MoreRead More
Happy holidays, everyone! The holiday season is in full swing in Canada; therefore, Andrew and Morag are here to talk to you about the holiday season in this Simplified Speech episode. Sit back, drink a cup a cup of cocoa, and enjoy! Fun facts In Canada, the day after Christmas is known as Boxing Day.Read MoreRead More
Since most of the human body is composed of water, drinking water is very important to everyone. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag talk about water preferences. Fun facts Lake Baikal in Siberia is the world’s largest freshwater resource for drinking water. It contains 27% of all the fresh water found in lakes!Read MoreRead More
Are you blessed with perfect vision or are you like the majority of the people in the world who must use glasses or contact lenses to see the world around them? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag talk all about eyesight and the vocabulary associated with it. If you are farsighted, don’t forgetRead MoreRead More
Have you ever gotten so distracted that you forgot to do something very important? Have you ever wondered if there’s a way to explain that situation in English? Well, look no further than this Catch Word episode! Andrew and Jeremy walk you through a few useful expressions about losing focus during an important task. MakeRead MoreRead More
Do you like jogging? Can you jog 42.195 kilometres? Not many of us can. In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about the joys and difficulties of long-distance running. Fun facts In September 2018, Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya broke his own world record for the marathon with a time of 2 hours, 1 minute,Read MoreRead More
In this exciting Simplified Speech episode, Andrew recounts a crazy experience he had during his trip to Vietnam. Vacation is supposed to be a time to kick back, relax, and let loose, but sometimes things don’t go the way we plan. Tune in to find out about Andrew’s travel nightmare! Fun facts In this episode,Read MoreRead More
Are you married? If not, have you been to a wedding recently? In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne discuss the similarities and differences between Western weddings and South Korean weddings. This episode is chock-full of interesting stories, so grab your headphones and press play! Fun facts Did you know that engagement and wedding rings areRead MoreRead More
On to Washington State! In this Simplified Speech episode, Suzanne talks with Andrew about the tail end of her summer trip, Washington State. Fun facts Washington State is the only American state to be named after a former president. Expressions included in the study guide Gateway drug Practice makes perfect To border [something] Crappy TreacherousRead MoreRead More
What happens when someone comes to you with a suggestion you really don’t like? That could be awkward. In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Suzanne discuss ways of politely offering alternative options. Fun facts Native English speakers often contract don’t you to sound like don’t cha. In fact, Don’t Cha is the name ofRead MoreRead More
In this episode, Suzanne talks to Andrew about her recent trip to the state of Oregon. While Oregon is not the most well-known state in the union, Suzanne tells us it has so much to offer. Have a listen! Fun facts Nike Inc., one of the world’s largest sports apparel companies, has its world headquartersRead MoreRead More
Have you ever wanted to ask for something at a restaurant, but weren’t sure of the best way to phrase it? In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne introduce a phrase that allows you to politely ask for anything at a restaurant. Look out for some useful pronunciation tips, as well! Fun facts The world’s largestRead MoreRead More
Where do you like to go when you have a vacation? In this Chatterbox episode, Suzanne talks with Andrew about her recent trip to the most populous state in the United States, California. Fun facts If California were an independent country, its economy would be the fifth richest in the world! Expressions included in theRead MoreRead More
What can you say when you see or experience something that is spectacular and beyond what you expected? In this episode, Andrew and Jeremy share two expressions for you to use during just such an occasion. Fun facts An expression used in this episode, TGIF, is so common that it was borrowed by the foundersRead MoreRead More
Calling customer service over the phone can be scary in a second language. In this episode, Andrew gives you key expressions to help you communicate over the phone when asking about a product. Fun facts Have you ever noticed that telephone numbers in American movies usually start with the number 555? That’s because they don’tRead MoreRead More
Are you a creative person? Are you curious about learning some new vocabulary about art and drawing? Then listen to this Simplified Speech episode, in which Andrew and Jeremy talk about their attempts at drawing. Fun facts Did you know that Pablo Picasso, the famous Spanish artist, was also an animal lover? In his lifetime,Read MoreRead More
Forest fires have been ravaging the western coast of the United States and Canada for several months now, with devastating consequences. In this Chatterbox episode, Jeremy and Andrew discuss the terrifying results of these natural disasters and how the fires affect those who live within the burn zones. Fun facts On average, more than 100,000Read MoreRead More
It might only be one little word, but putting though at the end of a sentence can make a big difference. Join Andrew and Jeremy as they run through the many ways of ending a sentence with though. Fun facts In this episode, our hosts talk about expressions that are interchangeable. In English, strangely, theRead MoreRead More
Would you open your home to total strangers? Sounds bizarre, but it is the basis of a thriving business. Join Andrew and Morag as they talk about their experiences with Airbnb. Fun facts Throughout the world, there are all kiAlthough Airbnb was founded only 10 years ago, it now has revenue of over $2 billion!ndsRead MoreRead More
Attending summer camp is a very North American experience. Join Andrew and Morag as they share their memories of attending summer camp. Fun facts Throughout the world, there are all kinds of summer camps. You can go to an English camp, a music camp, a theatre camp, even a weight loss camp! Expressions included inRead MoreRead More
Are you a very important person? Do you deal with VIPs all the time? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy discuss expressions that will help you in the world of heavy hitters and big shots! Fun facts Canada is closelBaseball player Babe Ruth is the epitome of a heavy hitter. In 1920, heRead MoreRead More
Poutine, maple syrup, Nanaimo bars—all great Canadian food! In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Morag talk about typical Canadian food. Join them—but beware, you might get hungry! Fun facts Canada is closely associated with maple syrup. Globally, around 70% of maple syrup is produced in the province of Quebec alone. No wonder the maple leafRead MoreRead More
In this week’s episode, Andrew and Jeremy teach you two new idioms about preferences. These idioms do not describe your own preferences, but rather are phrases you can use when describing other people’s preferences, interests, and quirks. Let’s find out what they are! Fun facts Do you know why boats float? It’s because of aRead MoreRead More
What do ice cream, air conditioners, and sunscreen all have in common? You can find them all in summertime! In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag take a walk down memory lane by reminiscing about their childhood summer adventures. Join them in their trip to discover how they spent their summer vacations. Fun factsRead MoreRead More
Who doesn’t love sleep? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Jeremy talk about sleep patterns and helpful tips for getting a better night’s sleep. Fun facts Did you know that 12% of people dream entirely in black and white? Also, the longest recorded period of no sleep was made by Randy Gardner in 1964.Read MoreRead More
Is there someone in your life who is boring and pessimistic, and ruins all of your fun? Have you ever wondered what you could call that type of person in English? Well, look no further! In today’s Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy give you some perfect expressions to use. Fun facts Buzz is anRead MoreRead More
This is another special episode with a returning guest, Andrew’s brother John. Andrew and John discuss the struggles of finding an apartment to rent in the increasingly expensive Kelowna area of British Columbia. Fun facts As of 2017, the average cost of a home in Kelowna was $725,000, and up to $10 million in theRead MoreRead More
Are you a YouTube addict? What’s your favourite channel to watch these days? In this interesting episode, Andrew and Morag talk about YouTube, what they love about it, and some unique content one can’t find anywhere else. Fun facts The first YouTube video was uploaded on April 23rd, 2005. Now, in 2018, every minute ofRead MoreRead More
Navigating public transportation in a new area is stressful enough without a language barrier. But have no fear! In this much-requested episode, Andrew and Suzanne introduce natural expressions used when buying a ticket at the bus terminal. Fun facts The word bus comes from the Latin word omnibus, meaning “for all.” This is fitting, becauseRead MoreRead More
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