Have you ever found yourself in a situation where it was best to just remain quiet? In English, there are many ways to say, “I don’t want to talk about it”. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy teach you two idiomatic expressions you can use to talk about being quiet and not talking.
The Catch Word series helps intermediate and advanced English language learners understand idioms, phrasal verbs and expressions that you may encounter in daily life. This Culips audio lesson will help you improve your listening skills, build your vocabulary, and give you interesting conversation topics to use every day.
Some people enjoy being in the spotlight and having the attention of an audience, but research has reported that about two-thirds of people say that they feel anxious and struggle to speak in front of large groups.
Expressions included in the study guide
* To take the fifth
* To clam up
* In a jovial manner
* [Someone’s] eyes pop out of [their] head
* In the running
* Goody two-shoes
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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
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On the road
In this bonus episode, Andrew gives an update from the road and shares a few stories about what he’s up to during his trip back home to Canada.
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