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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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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!

    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 мин.
    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 мин.
    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 мин.
    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 мин.
    Bonus episode #100 – Your stories

    Bonus episode #100 – Your stories

    Episode description



    In this very special episode, we celebrate hitting the 100-episode milestone of the bonus series. And we do so by flipping the script. Instead of hearing Andrew share a story with you, you'll get to listen to stories sent in by Culips listeners from around the world. Tune in to hear them share funny moments, discuss their English study routines, and talk about how they've leveled up their language skills with Culips.



    A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the creation of this episode. Without our amazing community, Culips wouldn't exist. We hope you enjoy this special edition of the bonus series, and here's to many more episodes to come!



    * Study with the interactive transcript: Click here.

    * Join the Culips Discord server:

    * Become a Culips member:



    Chapters:



    * [00:00:00] Introduction - Andrew explains the special 100th bonus episode

    * [00:05:51] Story from Sodam about moving to the U.S.

    * [00:06:51] Story from Sandra about an extraordinary experience at the Musée d'Orsay

    * [00:08:09] Story from Ray about learning English through Pokémon and practicing shadowing

    * [00:10:04] Story from Jin about discovering Culips and using the interactive transcript

    * [00:12:54] Story from Shun about the power of shadowing

    * [00:17:16] Story from Mery about a trip to London with her boyfriend

    * [00:20:44] Story from Edit about sleep talking

    * [00:25:23] Story from Pijon about why pronunciation is important

    * [00:27:41] Story from Navid about improving his English after immigrating to Canada

    * [00:30:44] Story from Suhavi about being forced to listen to Culips by her mom

    * [00:35:07] Story from WangJae about becoming a father

    * [00:37:58] Story from Grimes about learning English with Culips

    * [00:39:29] Story from Kalléu about improving English skills through Culips

    * [00:39:29] Story from Dominika about a Czech tradition

    * [00:42:53] Story from Jiwoo and Chloe about their mom's passion for Culips

    * [00:44:33] Story from Sarah comparing school life in two different countries

    * [00:46:50] Story from Usako about decluttering and playing table tennis

    * [00:48:52] Story from Kelvin about his English learning journey

    * [00:50:24] Story from Mina about returning to work after maternity leave

    * [00:52:33] Story from Sergey about Culips in his daily routine

    * [00:53:38] Story from Muhammed about learning with Culips

    * [00:54:32] Story from Anthony about improving his English for business

    * [00:58:04] Story from Zahra about finding Culips during the pandemic

    * [00:58:56] Story from Diana about mistaking chrysanthemum tubers for ginger

    * [01:02:51] Story from Darkhan about a blessing in disguise

    * [01:04:19] Story from Thea Yang about learning languages every day



     

    • 1 ч. 5 мин.
    Simplified Speech #195 – Live sports

    Simplified Speech #195 – Live sports

    Episode description:





    In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy share their experiences attending live sporting events in various countries, including Canada, the USA, Korea, Thailand, and Taiwan. They discuss the exciting atmosphere, food options, ticket prices, and cultural differences between watching sports in different parts of the world.



    By listening to this episode, you will gain a better understanding of how to talk about sports and live events in English. You'll also pick up new vocabulary words and learn about cultural differences in an engaging and easy-to-follow discussion. Join Andrew and Kassy as they share their passion for sports and help you improve your English skills along the way!



    What you will learn



    * Vocabulary related to sports and live events, such as "seeded," "concession," and "jumbotron"

    * Insights into the sports culture and fan experiences in different countries

    * Comparisons between the cost and availability of food and drinks at stadiums around the world

    * Opinions on watching sports on TV versus attending live events



















    How you will improve your English with this episode



    * Expand your vocabulary with sports-related terms and expressions

    * Learn to discuss and compare cultural experiences using clear language

    * Improve your listening skills by following a natural conversation between two native English speakers

    * Improve your communication skills by discussing this episode with other Culips listeners on our Discord server



    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.

    • 29 мин.

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Hello, guys. Thank you a lot for making this podcast. I feel that every episode is made with love and care and I believe that you really enjoy your work trying all your best for listeners. I love the quality of each episode - sound, plan, topics, voices, vocabulary and pronunciation. I used to hate listening, but with you, I love it so much now. Thank you for your work!

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Hello! My name’s Alex and it’s my pleasure to meet you, guys :D I’ve been listening to your podcast for quite some time now. And as you can imagine, it didn’t take me very long to get really fond of your work. I seldom miss your uploads and am a big fan! I’m a passionate learner of English and find your podcast really (REALLY) helpful :D Thank you a bunch and I’ll make sure to spread the word about you and the great work that you’re doing! Sending you my best wishes ♥️

Anglotherapy ,

Best way to hone your listening!

Hi, dear Andrew and amazing co-hosts! I started listening to your great podcast about a year ago on a regular basis and noticed quality changes in my vocabulary and speech - and speech of my students as well, since I’m an English teacher.
Your talks cover real-life topics and ooze such a nice vibe and soft humour I can’t even😃
Thanks heaps for your outstanding work! Way to go!!!

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