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

  • Disrupting - something that takes your attention away
  • Vipassana - a technique of meditation taught by the Buddha. There are 10 day courses held in centers all over the world where you can learn the technique. More details.
  • Pots and pans - used for cooking food on a stove [fire].
  • Ecovillage - communities with the goal of becoming more socially, economically and ecologically sustainable.
  • Da bomb - awesome, great, cool, amazing
  • Polar bear - a bear with white fur that lives in very cold climates
  • Parenthesis - (this is surrounded by parenthesis)
  • Mellow - calm, tranquil
  • Signature - when you write your name to verify that you agree with a document



  • Trevor is now in Rio, we plan on starting the Real Life English Party there in October.
  • The Real Life English Party XXVII in Belo Horizonte was a great success, we'll see you next time on September 7th.

Shout Outs

  •  Sony Vietnam


  •  What is the difference between "that" and "which"?


  • Happy as Larry
  • John Hancock
  • Any Tom, Dick, and Harry
  • Jack of all trades
  • Pandora's box 



  • How the Buddha can help you learn English 


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Dramatic Song by Toby Turner

Direct download: RLEP_31_-_Expressions_related_to_PEOPLES_NAMES.mp3
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