Simplified Speech #148 – Where did you grow up?


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Hometowns: everyone has one! In today’s Simplified Speech episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy talk about where they grew up. One of them grew up in Canada, and the other grew up in the United States. You will hear about the interesting similarities and differences the two have to share with you. Come and join them!

Simplified Speech is a Culips series with easy to understand conversations designed to help beginner and intermediate English learners improve their listening skills. We have quality study guides and transcripts available for all Culips members.

Fun facts

In this episode, Kassy says her hometown of Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania, was founded by a group from the Chautauqua movement. This movement toured hundreds of communities throughout the United States during the late 1800s and early 1900s, especially in rural areas.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Teeny-tiny
  • Nowhere near
  • Ghost town
  • To flock
  • Can’t believe [one’s] ears
  • To add up
  • To have a ring to it
  • Remiss

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: Victor Clime (

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