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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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    • 4.4 • 256 个评分

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!

    Catch Word #277 – Hit the fan

    Catch Word #277 – Hit the fan

    In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Suzanne introduce two expressions to help you describe challenging situations in English: "To hit the fan" and "Everything's gone south." These phrases are helpful for expressing when things aren't going well. By listening to this episode, you’ll learn what they mean, how to use them, and where they come from. Join Andrew and Suzanne to master these expressions and boost your English skills!



    What You Will Learn



    * What "To hit the fan" and "Everything's gone south" mean.

    * How these expressions are used in everyday conversations, especially at work or in personal situations.

    * Discover why English speakers use these expressions and how they reflect everyday experiences.

    * Get advice on using these expressions correctly in your own English conversations.



















    How This Episode Will Help You



    * Add useful expressions to your English vocabulary.

    * Practice using these idioms naturally, making your English sound more fluent.

    * Understand the cultural context behind these expressions, helping you connect better with English speakers.

    * Practice talking about these topics with our community on Discord.

    * Use the study guide to learn even more related expressions, test your knowledge with a quiz, and practice using the new vocabulary in various contexts.



    The best way to learn with this lesson:



    Culips members get an interactive transcript, helpful study guide, and ad-free audio for this episode. Take your English to the next level by becoming a Culips member.



    Become a Culips member now: Click here.



    Members can access the ad-free version here: Click here.



    Join our Discord community to connect with other learners and get more English practice. Click here to join.

    • 28 分钟
    Bonus episode #102 – Andrew gets interviewed

    Bonus episode #102 – Andrew gets interviewed

    In this episode, Andrew is interviewed about his life in South Korea by Alastair Budge, host of the English for Curious Minds podcast. Andrew discusses his journey from Canada to Korea, his initial experiences teaching English in a small mountain city, and how he handled cultural differences and embraced the unpredictability of life abroad. As you listen to Andrew's interview, you'll gain insights into South Korean culture and the challenges and rewards of living in a foreign country.

















    This episode will help you improve your English in several ways:



    Vocabulary building: Learn new words and expressions related to interviews, cultural experiences, and teaching abroad.



    Listening comprehension: Practice understanding spoken English in a natural, conversational setting.



    Cultural insight: Gain a deeper understanding of South Korean culture and the life of a foreigner who lives there.



    Pronunciation and intonation: Improve your pronunciation by listening to Andrew's natural speech patterns.



    Interactive learning: Discuss the episode with other listeners on the Culips Discord server for speaking practice.



    * Study with the interactive transcript:

    * Join the Culips Discord server:

    * Become a Culips member:

    * Bonus episode 54: Click here.

    * Listen to the full interview on Alastair’s Youtube channel:

    • 35 分钟
    Chatterbox #320 – Connecting through conversation

    Chatterbox #320 – Connecting through conversation

    In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Anna are trying out something new – they’re playing a conversation game! The goal of the game is to make deeper conversations, moving beyond small talk. The hosts go through a range of questions, from light-hearted to deep and thought-provoking, and then discuss each other’s responses. As they answer these questions, they share their personal experiences, memories, and take time to reflect on their lives. Make sure to give this episode a listen to find out more and improve your communication skills!



    What You Will Learn:



    * How to discuss hypothetical situations using conditional sentences.

    * How to effectively participate in a conversation, ask follow-up questions, and express your opinions respectfully.

    * How to make your speech more engaging by using descriptive adjectives, adverbs, and figurative language.



















    How This Episode Will Help You:



    * Grow your vocabulary with vocabulary related to conversation, communication, and relationships.

    * Build your listening skills by following a natural conversation between native English speakers.

    * Learn idiomatic expressions like "think on your feet" and "Goldilocks."

    * Gain a deeper understanding of British and Canadian cultures.

    * Use the study guide and join the member community on Discord to practice asking and answering similar open-ended questions.



    The best way to learn with this lesson:



    Culips members get an interactive transcript, helpful study guide, and ad-free audio for this episode. Take your English to the next level by becoming a Culips member.



    Become a Culips member now: Click here.



    Members can access the ad-free version here: Click here.



    Join our Discord community to connect with other learners and get more English practice. Click here to join.

    • 31 分钟
    Bonus episode #101 – Perfect Picnic

    Bonus episode #101 – Perfect Picnic

    In this episode, Andrew shares a story about going on a picnic with his wife to the Han River Park in Seoul, South Korea. He describes their preparation process, the convenient amenities available at the park, and the awesome time they shared together. As you listen to Andrew's story, you'll learn new vocabulary related to picnics, outdoor activities, and more. Plus, you’ll also improve your listening skills and ability to follow a long-form story in English.

















    This episode will help you improve your English in several ways:



    Vocabulary: You'll learn new words and phrases about picnics, adventures, and outdoor experiences. This will help you discuss these topics more effectively in English.



    Listening: By focusing on Andrew's story, you'll practice understanding spoken English and following the main points of a narrative.



    Speaking: Andrew's picnic experience might inspire you to share your own stories about enjoying outdoor activities with friends and family. You can also practice your English by discussing this episode with other Culips listeners on our Discord server.



    Pronunciation: Listening to Andrew's natural English will help you improve your own pronunciation and intonation, as you become more familiar with the rhythm and flow of the language.



    * Study with the interactive transcript:

    * Join the Culips Discord server:

    * Become a Culips member:

    • 31 分钟
    Catch Word #276 – Spruce it up

    Catch Word #276 – Spruce it up

    In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy will teach you two fun expressions to make your English even better: "spruce up" and "deck out." You will learn how English speakers use these expressions to talk about making something look or work better. For example, you might spruce up your clothes for spring or deck out a game room with cool new gadgets. Get ready to "spruce up" your English and "deck out" your vocabulary with this fun and informative episode!



    What You Will Learn:



    * The meaning of "spruce up" and "deck out"

    * How to use these expressions in real life

    * Where these expressions come from and why we use them

    * Tips for using "spruce up" and "deck out" in your own English conversations



















    How This Episode Will Help You:



    * Learn two new expressions to make your English more natural

    * Become more fluent by using expressions English speakers use every day

    * Discover how people in the U.S. and Canada "deck out" their houses with lots of lights and decorations for holidays like Halloween and Christmas

    * Practice talking about these topics with our community on Discord

    * Use the study guide to learn even more related expressions, test your knowledge with a quiz, and practice using the new vocabulary in various contexts



    The best way to learn with this lesson:



    Culips members get an interactive transcript, helpful study guide, and ad-free audio for this episode. Take your English to the next level by becoming a Culips member.



    Become a Culips member now: Click here.



    Members can access the ad-free version here: Click here.



    Join our Discord community to connect with other learners and get more English practice. Click here to join.

    • 27 分钟
    Chatterbox #319 – Interview with Jesús Florez

    Chatterbox #319 – Interview with Jesús Florez

    Episode description:

    In this episode, Andrew interviews Jesús Florez, a Culips listener originally from Colombia. Jesús talks about his journey of becoming a highly proficient English speaker with an American-like accent. He discusses his background story of meeting his wife online and moving from Colombia to the United States. He tells Andrew all about the intensive work he did to improve his pronunciation and the resources he used to achieve fluency, plus he shares some valuable tips with English learners! If you want to know how to become a fluent English speaker and perfect your pronunciation, this episode is for you!



    What you'll learn in this episode:



    * Effective strategies for mastering an American-like accent.

    * The importance of input (listening) in working on pronunciation.

    * Helpful tips for improving pronunciation in a foreign language.

    * Benefits of learning from both native and non-native English teachers.

    * The importance of the visual aspect of pronunciation.



















    How this episode will help improve your English:



    * Expand your vocabulary related to language learning

    * Improve listening skills by following a natural unscripted conversation.

    * Learn useful expressions like "get [something] off the ground" and "take precedence".

    * Improve speaking by discussing your own language learning journey using the study guide questions.



    The best way to learn with this lesson:



    Culips members get an interactive transcript, helpful study guide, and ad-free audio for this episode. Take your English to the next level by becoming a Culips member.



    Become a Culips member now: Click here.



    Members can access the ad-free version here: Click here.



    Join our Discord community to connect with other learners and get more English practice. Click here to join.

    • 36 分钟

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