The RealLife English Podcast
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Do you love shopping? Or maybe you only do it when you absolutely must? Either way, it can be extremely frustrating to go shopping when you don't have the vocabulary to ask for what you need: The right fit? The right fabric? The right cut? 

Well, listen to this episode and learn how to navigate the malls in any English speaking country! And hey, you might even fall in love...

Direct download: Going_Shopping_final_cut.mp3
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In this week's episode of the RealLife English Podcast, we talk about the mind blowing story of Kilian Jornet from Catalonia (in the northeast corner of Spain). Recently, he became the first person to RUN up the world's highest peak, Everest! 

And in honor of Kilian, we will be talking all about English vocabulary for runners and expressions with the word RUN. Everyone can learn something and laugh in this very special episode of the RealLife English podcast, so let's jump into it, aww yeah! http://reallifeglobal.com/running/

Direct download: running_final_ct.mp3
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Without a doubt, a frustrating part of communicating in a foreign language is making a phone call. You cannot see the other person’s face or rely on gestures, and you have to answer spontaneously. It can feel extremely embarrassing to admit that you don’t understand something seemingly simple the person on the other side said.

 

In this episode we share share recommendations for speaking on the phone in English, so next time you make a call you can feel comfortable and confident. Aww yeah! http://reallifeglobal.com/phone

Direct download: phone_final.mp3
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Planning on traveling on planning to the US soon, but haven't prepared for the visa interview?

In this episode you are going to learn all about what to expect when going through the application process, and how to prepare for the interview.

Direct download: 146__How_To_Pass_The_Visa_Interview.mp3
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Like any other language, English is filled with so many slang expressions and rude terms, most revolving around human genitalia.

Humans tend to find lots of interesting ways to use sexual organs to describe how they are feeling, from anger to extreme joy and delight. Although this is not always the most appropriate language to use around certain people, knowing these expressions can give you great insight into the English language and expose you to the more creative side of common colloquialisms. 

In this episode of the podcast we are going to explore testicles. All the different ways we refer to these man parts, and how we can use them in everyday speech to reference courage, commitment, excitement and much more. 

 

Direct download: 145_-_Do_You_Have_The_Balls_To_Learn_English.mp3
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Have you ever heard of, or even experienced reverse culture shock?

Many people who have lived away from their place of birth, or culture they grew up in, experience this when returning to their mother land. It is the experience of returning home but everything feels foreign.

In this lesson me and Justin discuss what reverse cultural shock is, and some of our personal experiences readapting to our own countries of origin.  

Direct download: 144_-_Reverse_Culture_Shock_.mp3
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In 2016 the United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union in what was called Brexit.

As the dust still hasn't really settled (it's too soon to see any real effect) since this happened, people are still really unsure what this means for the global economy, and other side effects this could happen all over the world. 

In this episode we have a special guest, Martin, from Essex in the United Kingdom, to share some of his views on the current situation. Martin is the creator of Rock N Roll English and is currently living and teaching English in Italy.

Direct download: RealLife_with_Martin.mp3
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Independent of what language you speak, where you were born, or if you are religious or not, love is something that affects us all. 

In this episodes of the podcast we talk all about getting married and how weddings are celebrated in western culture. This will be a great lesson to help fill your vocabulary with lots of cool new wedding terms and expressions, and culturally prepare you for all the funny, crazy, and romantic aspects of a typical marriage ceremony. 

SEE SHOWNOTES

Direct download: 141_-_Find_Love_and_Get_Married_in_English.mp3
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Are you really taking advantage of all the opportunities you have to learn when traveling and experiencing new cultures?

In this episode Ethan talks about all the mistakes he make while staying in Thailand the last couple of months. Ethan didn't learn the language, didn't meet any locals, didn't understand the culture, and didn't make the most of this amazing opportunity.

We are going to give you some great tips on how to maximize your learning when traveling to new countries, and help you be a more active global citizen. Aww Yeah!

Direct download: 141_-_Bad_Global_Citizen.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:35am -03

Attention all movie buffs!

If you are looking for a cool way to meet with new people, make new friends, or even take someone out on a date, movies are a great way to create an instant connection and give you something to talk about. 

Learn some cool ways to ask people about movies, and discover more about that person through movie conversation. 

 

Direct download: 140_-_Asking_people_to_the_movies.mp3
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