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 You'll Learn

  • Right off the bat
  • Tom boy 
  • Pull something off
  • Double or nothing
  • Bust ass
  • Pampered
  • Spoiled 

Words to Know

  • To swear - to say bad words e.g. f@#k / sh#t
  • Artistic license - to be able to break the rules because of your artistic abilities
  • Juggling - to keep two or more objects in the air at one time by alternately throwing and catching them
  • Skydiving - the activity of jumping out of an airplane
  • Hustle (negative use) - to trick some in order to take advantage of them
  • Pool - game of billiards where the objective is the sink all the balls
  • Shit - in some cases "shit" can mean your things or your activities
  • World class - the best in the world at something

News

  • RealLife English Christmas with Soul Party in Belo Horizonte - 14/12/13
  • RealLife Tripppin party in São Paulo - 07/12/13
  • New RealLife party meetup facebook groups:
    Argentina
    Indonesia
    Brasilia
    Madrid

Shout Outs

  • Bu (Brazil, Florianopolis) - 5 star iTunes Review
  • Danny (Italy) - 5 star iTunes Review

Question

  • Rawda asked: Can we use the word DUDE for women?
  • Nana asked:  How do you use the word AIN'T?

Watch our friend Rodrigo "Dawg" explain how to use the word AIN'T

Expressions

  • Go all out / Give it your all
  • Hit the ground running
  • Hustle
  • Get your shit together
  • Bust your ass 

Tip

Joke

  •  What do you get from a pampered cow???

Connect

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Song

Green Day - Working Class Citizen

Direct download: Podcast_Hard_Work.mp3
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