Simplified Speech #130 – A new hobby and a big purchase


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We love catching up with friends. In fact, before every Culips episode, our hosts spend some time doing just that. Today you get to listen in as Andrew and Kassy catch up on the latest news in their lives – from Andrew’s new hobby to Kassy’s big purchase!

Simplified Speech features clear, natural, and easy to understand English conversations between native speakers. By studying with this Simplified Speech episode, you’ll improve your English listening skills, increase your vocabulary, and find out how to talk about new events happening in your life.

Fun facts

According to a 2013 study, people spend 60 percent of their conversations talking about themselves. And 80 percent of conversations consist of gossip, according to Dr. Nicholas Emler, a British psychologist.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Welcome to the club
  • There’s no turning back
  • Out of whack
  • Fender bender
  • New-to-me
  • To crash

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: Danielle MacInnes (

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