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:

Crook- Sick in Australian English

under the weather-  Expression for being sick

Fasting- To spend a long time not eating

working out- Training at the guy, doing weights

buff- A strong persons with defined muscles

Spice up- Make something more interesting (figurative)

Give it a kick- Add something to make it stronger/better

Spokesman- A person who speaks to represent a company or country etc.

Moonwalk- To walk on the moon, famous Michael Jackson dance

Dirty Harry- Famous movie with Clint Eastwood
Coconut water-
The only thing Trevor needs to be satisfied

Stride- Walking with long steps to look cool

Fist pump-  Celebratory punch in the air  

On cloud nine- To be euphorically happy

Hold you down-  To be restricted to do something

Legit- Seems to be true or of good value (slang from the word legitimate)

Clunky- Awkwardly heavy or clumsy

News

Trevor apologizes for not responding to tweets in the last week, we've been working hard on the Real Life English Fluency+ Course .

Shout Outs

  • @englishrt
  • @aaali69
  • Aline (a comment from video #2 of the free RLE mini-course.)
  • Afifa Sayyida (a comment from video #2 of the free RLE mini-course.)

Expressions

  • Make someone's day
  • Jump for joy
  • Over the moon
  • Top of the world, walking on sunshine
  • Walking on air

Tip

Ted.com - How Body Language Changes Who You Are

Joke

Keep your mouth shut.

Connect

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If you know some ways we can make the podcast better, please send us an email: trevor@reallifebh.com

Song

Clint Eastwood by the Gorillaz

Direct download: RLEP_-_Episode_13_-_Expressions_about_Happiness.mp3
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