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Culips Everyday English Podcast

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!

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French hotdog
French hotdog Episode description In this bonus episode, Andrew talks about visiting an international festival in his neighborhood and about trying some cuisine from a couple different countries. Plus, in the vocabulary lesson he teaches you about the idiom for the time being.   Support Culips and take your English to the next level byRead More The post French hotdog first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
22:12 10/02/2022
Simplified Speech #157 – Adjusting to life as a newlywed
What is life like after marriage? Andrew and Kassy have both had their weddings recently and, in this episode, they talk about adjusting to married life and share their experiences dealing with it. In our Simplified Speech series, native speakers have natural and easy to understand conversations about everyday topics. These episodes are designed toRead More The post Simplified Speech #157 – Adjusting to life as a newlywed first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
25:51 09/30/2022
Mosquitos and juice
Mosquitos and juice Episode description In this bonus episode, Andrew shares talks about getting attacked by mosquitos and a near disaster. Sound intriguing? Listen to the episode to learn the whole story. Plus in the vocabulary lesson, you’ll learn how to use the adjective stricken to describe negative situations.   Support Culips and take yourRead More The post Mosquitos and juice first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
26:22 09/25/2022
Simplified Speech #156 – First impressions of Thailand
Greetings from Thailand! Kassy and her husband have finally arrived in Thailand and are starting to get settled in Bangkok. In this episode, Kassy tells Andrew about her first impressions of the new country and shares a couple of funny and interesting stories from her first days there. Tune in to hear about Kassy’s adventuresRead More The post Simplified Speech #156 – First impressions of Thailand first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
23:23 09/22/2022
Flexing my detective skills
Flexing my detective skills Episode description In this bonus episode, Andrew shares some stories about what he got up to last week, including searching for his wife’s wallet and selling his PS4. He also tells you about an awesome new Culips feature, the interactive transcript. Then, in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you a greatRead More The post Flexing my detective skills first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
29:34 09/18/2022
Simplified Speech #155 – Getting ready for an international move
Have you ever wanted to pack up and move to a whole new country? Kassy recently did just that, moving from South Korea to Thailand. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about her recent move and share their stories about what it’s like to prepare for an international move. Simplified Speech episodes are designedRead More The post Simplified Speech #155 – Getting ready for an international move first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
22:51 09/15/2022
A roller-coaster week
A roller-coaster week Episode description In this bonus episode, Andrew talks about commuting to work in a typhoon, celebrating Chuseok, and the passing of Queen Elizabeth. Plus, in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you how to use the expression to go into [something] mode.   Support Culips and take your English to the next levelRead More The post A roller-coaster week first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
20:06 09/11/2022
Chatterbox #293 – The history and culture of tea in the UK
Who doesn’t love a hot cup of tea? Most countries have some kind of tea culture. However, the British think of tea as especially important to their culture. In fact, many people think of tea when they think of elements of British culture. In this Chatterbox episode, Anna talks with Andrew about her country’s relationshipRead More The post Chatterbox #293 – The history and culture of tea in the UK first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
28:41 09/07/2022
Goodbye, summer!
Goodbye, summer! Episode description In this bonus episode, Andrew talks about some of the highlights from the past week and teaches you a useful expression you can use when you’re tired: wiped out.   Support Culips and take your English to the next level by becoming a Culips Member. To sign up, visit Culips.com. The post Goodbye, summer! first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
18:11 09/04/2022
Simplified Speech #154 – Kassy’s trip home
In this episode Kassy and Andrew talk about Kassy’s trip home to the United States of America. On this trip, she finally got a chance to spend some time with her family and friends that she had not been able to see in person for years. Kassy talks about how she and her husband gotRead More The post Simplified Speech #154 – Kassy’s trip home first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
21:56 08/31/2022
Let the games begin
Let the games begin Episode description In this bonus episode, Andrew shares some stories from the monster of a week he had last week. Plus in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you a useful English expression: on point.   Support Culips and take your English to the next level by becoming a Culips Member. ToRead More The post Let the games begin first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
19:56 08/28/2022
Catch Word #264 – In stitches
Who doesn’t like to have a good laugh? In this Catch Word episode, Kassy and Andrew teach you some useful expressions that help you to talk about comedy and things in your life that make you laugh a lot. Catch Word is the Culips vocabulary series for intermediate and advanced English language learners that willRead More The post Catch Word #264 – In stitches first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
21:06 08/23/2022
A really random day
A really random day Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew talks about a random day he had last week where he registered his marriage and got an IV drip. Plus in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you an extremely common idiomatic expression: for good.   Support Culips and take your English to theRead More The post A really random day first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
23:23 08/21/2022
Simplified Speech #153 – Zombies!
Zombies are everywhere! From movies and TV shows to video games and more, zombies are supernatural monsters that appear in almost every culture’s folklore. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about everything they know about these undead creatures. Simplified Speech episodes feature two native English speakers having clear, natural, and easy-to-understand conversations about interestingRead More The post Simplified Speech #153 – Zombies! first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
18:22 08/18/2022
A week in bed
A week in bed Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew talks about how he kept himself entertained while being sick at home with COVID. Plus in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you an expression you can use when you regret saying something: to eat your words.   For information about becoming a CulipsRead More The post A week in bed first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
18:06 08/14/2022
Chatterbox #292 – Let’s get physical and talk about HIIT
Have you ever heard of high intensity interval training? That’s quite a mouthful, isn’t it? Luckily, we usually just call this type of workout HIIT. It’s a training style that has recently gained a lot of popularity. In this Chatterbox episode, hosts Andrew and Anna explain the entire concept of HIIT and share their storiesRead More The post Chatterbox #292 – Let’s get physical and talk about HIIT first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
23:58 08/10/2022
Don’t cry over spilt milk
Don’t cry over spilt milk Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew talks about why he had to cancel his trip to Canada at the last moment. Plus in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you a useful expression for telling bad news: all around.   For information about becoming a Culips Member, visit Culips.com The post Don’t cry over spilt milk first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
22:58 08/07/2022
Catch Word #263 – Turn a blind eye
There’s always someone in a friend group that’s not very observant. Maybe it takes them too long to understand a joke, or maybe they always say the wrong thing at the wrong time. There are many different phrases in the English language to describe these oblivious kinds of friends. Today, Kassy and Andrew explain twoRead More The post Catch Word #263 – Turn a blind eye first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
25:33 08/05/2022
Heading home
Heading home Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew shares some stories about what he got up to last week and talks about his upcoming trip to Canada. Plus he teaches you a useful expression: to wait it out.   For information about becoming a Culips Member, visit Culips.com The post Heading home first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
22:03 08/01/2022
Simplified Speech #152 – Do you celebrate any international days?
Everyone knows about Christmas and Valentine’s Day, but do you know there’s a Strange Music Day and a Burger Day? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy explore the wonderful world of international days. Give it a listen and you might discover a special day just for you! Simplified Speech is a Culips seriesRead More The post Simplified Speech #152 – Do you celebrate any international days? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
14:59 07/27/2022
The birthday cake experiment
The birthday cake experiment Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew shares a story about celebrating his wife’s birthday and baking her a cake. Plus in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you how to use a common idiomatic expression: to have your work cut out for you.   The Culips Member July live streamRead More The post The birthday cake experiment first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
23:01 07/24/2022
Real Talk #055 – How to order flowers in English
A beautiful flower arrangement can help to change the whole look of a room. But how do you order flowers at a flower shop in English? Don’t worry! In this Real Talk episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy walk you through the expressions and vocabulary you will need when buying flowers to decorate your home orRead More The post Real Talk #055 – How to order flowers in English first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
23:44 07/20/2022
A quick trip south
A quick trip south Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew talks about a short road trip he took to a small city at the southern tip of South Korea called Tongyeong. Plus in the vocabulary lesson, he teaches you how to use a common idiomatic expression: to bad-mouth [someone]. Visit Culips.com to getRead More The post A quick trip south first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
22:15 07/17/2022
Simplified Speech #151 – What’s your most prized possession?
Everyone owns special and precious things, things they think of as valuable and unique. In this episode, Kassy and Andrew get together to talk about the things that they value the most and, in fact, can’t imagine their lives without. Listen in to learn about what things both Andrew and Kassy consider to be theirRead More The post Simplified Speech #151 – What’s your most prized possession? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
24:30 07/12/2022
Movie marathon
Movie marathon Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew shares some stories about what he did last week.  Plus, he teaches you a useful and common idiomatic expression that native speakers use all the time: to be at the top of your game. Visit Culips.com to get the 100% free transcript for this episode. The post Movie marathon first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
15:56 07/10/2022
Chatterbox #291 – Decision paralysis
Making decisions isn’t always easy, especially these days, when there are so many options for us to pick from. If you’ve ever felt stuck when faced with choices, you’re not alone! This sensation is called decision paralysis and many people face it, including Culips hosts Andrew and Anna. Listen in as they talk about thisRead More The post Chatterbox #291 – Decision paralysis first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
33:45 07/06/2022
The search for the lost ring
The search for the lost ring Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew tells a story about losing his wedding ring. Plus, he teaches you an idiomatic expression that native speakers use all the time: on and off. Visit Culips.com to get the 100% free transcript for this episode. The post The search for the lost ring first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
20:55 07/03/2022
Simplified Speech #150 – Have you ever been obsessed with something?
There are things that we like, and then there are things we really obsess over! But watch out: you don’t want your obsession to turn into an addiction. In this Simplified Speech episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy explore expressions dealing with our obsessions. Simplified Speech is a series featuring easy and natural English conversations. BothRead More The post Simplified Speech #150 – Have you ever been obsessed with something? first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
25:05 06/29/2022
Here comes the rain
Here comes the rain Episode description In this week’s update episode, Andrew shares some stories about the monsoon season and dog sitting a poodle! Plus, he teaches you about an extremely useful phrasal verb: to stick with [something]. Visit Culips.com to get the 100% free transcript for this episode. The post Here comes the rain first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
16:23 06/27/2022
Catch Word #262 – Doomscrolling
At some point, we’ve all found ourselves scrolling through the news or social media for hours on end. Sometimes the things we discover make us feel good (cute puppy videos!), and other times we find things that makes us feel bad (most news article about the world nowadays!). In this episode, Andrew and Kassy teachRead More The post Catch Word #262 – Doomscrolling first appeared on Culips English Podcast.
21:07 06/22/2022