OwlTail

Cover image of Culips Everyday English Podcast

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!

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Popular episodes

All episodes

The best episodes ranked using user listens.

Podcast cover

Simplified Speech #083 – Raising a bilingual child, revisited

In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Jeremy continue their discussion about raising a bilingual child. Tune in to learn some useful tips on how to raise a bilingual child in your own household. Fun facts Even monolingual parents can raise bilingual children! It’s important that they set clear goals and dedicate time and energyRead MoreThe post Simplified Speech #083 – Raising a bilingual child, revisited first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

24mins

7 Apr 2020

Rank #1

Podcast cover

Catch Word #235 – Through thick and thin

In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Kassy introduce some vocabulary and expressions about receiving moral support. Fun facts You’ve Got a Friend in Me, the theme song for the iconic Disney/Pixar Toy Story franchise, is a great example of showing moral support. This song conveys the importance of friendship that lasts through thick andRead MoreThe post Catch Word #235 – Through thick and thin first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

17mins

17 Nov 2020

Rank #2

Similar Podcasts

Podcast cover

Catch Word #236 – No biggie

There are many ways to say, “It’s OK” and reassure someone. In this episode, Kassy and Andrew cover ways you can calm people down or make them feel better. Fun facts Everyone reacts differently to stress. In general, women tend to think, talk, and reach out to others. Men tend to use distraction, like physicalRead MoreThe post Catch Word #236 – No biggie first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

16mins

18 Dec 2020

Rank #3

Podcast cover

Simplified Speech #094 – Swimming

Swimming is an activity with worldwide appeal. Some people see it as a fun activity. For others, it’s a competitive sport. Join hosts Andrew and Kassy in this Simplified Speech episode as they discuss their relationship with swimming. Dive right into it! Fun facts Swimming is one of the most popular Olympic sports. There wereRead MoreThe post Simplified Speech #094 – Swimming first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

14mins

19 Aug 2020

Rank #4

Most Popular Podcasts

Podcast cover

Catch Word #221 – I’d take a bullet for you

There are many ways to tell someone you love them. Jeremy and Andrew look at two curious expressions that mean “I love you” or “I care about you.” Fun facts Andrew and Jeremy reference the song Grenade by Bruno Mars. Give it a listen to hear some of the expressions from this episode used inRead MoreThe post Catch Word #221 – I’d take a bullet for you first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

15mins

3 Apr 2020

Rank #5

Podcast cover

Chatterbox #253 – Answering listener questions: Part 1

We love hearing from our listeners! We also love it when our listeners ask questions about how to improve their English. In Part 1 of this episode, Andrew and Kassy answer four listener questions. There are more answers to come in Part 2! Fun facts A new English word is added to the dictionary everyRead MoreThe post Chatterbox #253 – Answering listener questions: Part 1 first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

22mins

26 Aug 2020

Rank #6

Podcast cover

Simplified Speech #081 – Kassy moves

Anyone who has moved from one home to another knows that it can be stressful. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about her big move out of the city. They even have a few tips for anyone who is moving soon. Fun facts The weight of the all the stuff in an average householdRead MoreThe post Simplified Speech #081 – Kassy moves first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

11mins

10 Mar 2020

Rank #7

Podcast cover

Jeremy’s English Tips #14: What to do if you don’t understand

Episode description What have you usually done when you didn’t understand something that was said to you? Today, I will share my opinion about what to do if you didn’t understand what someone said to you. So, I’m sure all of us language learners have found ourselves in this kind of situation before. My opinionRead MoreThe post Jeremy’s English Tips #14: What to do if you don’t understand first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

7mins

9 Apr 2020

Rank #8

Podcast cover

Real Talk #043 – Talking about video call problems

Isn’t it frustrating when you are on a video call and all of a sudden you experience technical difficulties? Sometimes the video is faulty. Sometimes it’s the audio. What should you do? In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Kassy give you many expressions that will help you deal with these situations. Fun facts WeRead MoreThe post Real Talk #043 – Talking about video call problems first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

21mins

26 Oct 2020

Rank #9

Podcast cover

Suzanne’s Quick Tips Episode #3: Stressin’ Out

Episode description Today we’re talking about stress, word stress. So in a sentence when you’re trying to put emphasis on a word, it can be a little confusing, it can be a little jarring. A little confusing right in the moment when you’re trying to communicate. Well, have you ever been caught stressing an adjectiveRead MoreThe post Suzanne’s Quick Tips Episode #3: Stressin’ Out first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

7mins

17 Apr 2020

Rank #10

Podcast cover

Simplified Speech #084 – Animals

If you had to pick the cutest animal, which would you choose? Andrew and Suzanne talk about the animals they think are the cutest and the ones they find scary in this episode of Simplified Speech. Fun facts There are between 17 and 20 different types of penguins. Most of them live in the SouthernRead MoreThe post Simplified Speech #084 – Animals first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

22mins

14 Apr 2020

Rank #11

Podcast cover

Chatterbox #254 – Answering listener questions: Part 2

In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Kassy are back to answer some more questions submitted by Culips listeners. Don’t be afraid to submit your own questions after listening to this episode! Fun facts Humans learn about life by asking questions. From the time they can talk, children are naturally learning about the world through observation,Read MoreThe post Chatterbox #254 – Answering listener questions: Part 2 first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

18mins

1 Sep 2020

Rank #12

Podcast cover

Real Talk #042 – How to respond to good news

Good news, everybody! In this Real Talk episode, our hosts Andrew and Kassy discuss the many ways you can respond in English when you hear good news. Fun facts In this episode, our hosts talk about having drinks to celebrate good news. Apparently, after winning the US Open, famed tennis player Andy Murray treated hisRead MoreThe post Real Talk #042 – How to respond to good news first appeared on Culips English Podcast.

16mins

5 Sep 2020

Rank #13