The RealLife English Podcast
Are you tired of boring, slow-speaking English lessons that don't teach you the way that natives really speak? Do you wanna learn how English is spoken in the real world? In this podcast, Ethan, Andrea, and Justin—your American and British Fluency Coaches will take you beyond the classroom and help you live, learn, and SPEAK English in the real world through fun, natural, conversational lessons that will rapidly teach you: - To understand fast-speaking natives - The vocabulary, phrasal verbs, idioms, and slang that you actually need to know - Native pronunciation and connected speech (how we natives cut and connect our words in a predictable way) - American and British English and their differences Above all, we'll help you develop the mindset, the method, and the mastery to live your English in the real world!

Words to Know

Braid- to tie hair together to make a thicker piece of hair
Pick up line- phrase used to attract a person you are interested in
Wuss/wimp- coward
Let someone down- to not fill expectations, disappoint
To kill something- to do a perfect job
Follow through with something- to do a job or task until you have finished without quitting
Deadline- to final time you have to finish something
Ask around- to ask many people the same question to get many opinions
Bumpy- turbulent, and unstable situation
All you can eat buffet- a buffet when you can eat as much as you want repetitive times
Staple- a small piece of metal used to hold pieces of paper together
Hardcore fan- fans who are really dedicated and don’t miss an episode


  • RLE party in Belo Horizonte was awesome as normal
  • The first RLE parties in Rio de Janeiro and Barcelona on the 19th of September

Shout Outs

  • Eduardo – Special shout out from RLE Podcast listener from Belo Horizonte 


  • What’s the difference between luggage, baggage, suitcase and duffle bag 


  • Put the pedal to the metal
  • Whatever floats your boat
  • Jump ship
  • A rocky road
  •  Slippery slope
  • To go to town (on something)




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