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!

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Words You'll Learn

  • Saudades
  • Missing in Action (M.I.A)
  • Every cloud has a silver lining 
  • C.E.O.
  • Shrink
  • Short and sweet
  • A'ight
  • Grillz
  • To rock something 
  • Let's make like a banana and split
  • Banana split
  • Earmuffs (literal and figurative)

Words to Know

  • Yakuza - organized crime group in Japan
  • Russian roulette - a game where you put a gun with one bullet in it to your head and take turns pulling the trigger
  • Revolver - a type of gun similar to a pistol
  • (When something is) behind you - you're not worry about it anymore, it's in the past
  • Abundance - a large quantity of good things 
  • Maxing out - the most something can do/get
  • Bribed - to persuade someone with often illegal offers
  • (To do something) rain or shine - You're going to do it no matter what the weather is like
  • Aww yeah - not ohh yeah
  • Cali - short for California
  • Kidnapped - when someone is taken by force, generally to get a ransom [money]
  • Sprinkle - to drop/pour/scatter small drops of a substance over something

News

  • The 30th RLE Party in Belo Horizonte on Saturday the 14th. <LINK>
  • The first RLE party in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday the 19th.
  • The first RLE party in Barcelona on Thursday the 19th.

Shout Outs

  • Quel123
  • Castilhoft
  • Manoel Lopes

Question

  •  How do you use the word EVEN? <LINK>

Expressions

  • Fo shizzle
  • That's whack
  • Bling
  • Let's bounce
  • To scope it out/scope something

Tip

Joke

  •  What is your greatest weakness?

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Song

Rite Where U Stand by Gang Starr 

 

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