RealLife English: Learn and Speak Confident, Natural English
Welcome to the RealLife English podcast! For over 10 years, RealLife English has helped millions of learners just like you from virtually every country to go beyond the classroom and live, speak and master English in the Real World. We’ve been able to do this through our unique method: The RealLife Way, which consists of three simple, but powerful components: Mindset: How to think like a successful English speaker Method: How to live, speak and master English in the Real World Mastery: How to become a confident Global Citizen In this podcast, you will listen to fun, relevant and dynamic English conversations with me and other experienced fluency coaches. These lessons are designed to help you become a confident, natural English speaker AND Global Citizen. You will learn: - The vocabulary, phrasal verbs, idioms, and slang that you ACTUALLY need to know - How to understand fast-spoken English from various native and advanced non-native fluency coaches - Native pronunciation and Connected Speech (How natives reduce, cut and connect the sounds) And so much more! By the way, to get the best experience with our podcast, we highly recommend you listen to it on the RealLife English App. With every episode you get a full, interactive transcript and vocabulary definitions. That way, you won’t miss a single thing! Just search for RealLife English in your favorite app store. Subscribe to this podcast so you don’t miss a single new episode. Aww yeah! Download the App:

Words to Know

  • Laundry - cleaning your dirty clothes
  • Sin - an immoral act
  • Craving - a powerful desire for something
  • Gross - unattractive, disgusting, ugly
  • Plastered - very drunk
  • Posh - upperclass, elegant. (British English)
  • Mischief - harm or trouble caused by someon
  • Mayhem - violent or damaging disorder or chaos
  • Big deal - something important
  • Aight - a slang way to say "alright"
  • Daydream - a series of pleasant thoughts that distract's your attention.


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Shout Outs


  • The difference between "will" and "won't" by @AhlamAlfaify from Saudi Arabia


  • Looking over your shoulder

  • Up in arms

  • Get your knickers in a twist/get your panties in a bunch

  • To have a go at someone

  • Something on your mind


Pain in the ass - A small irriation


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Start Wearing Purple by Gogol Bordello

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