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

Kidnap – to steal a person
Ransom – money asked for when someone is kidnapped
Fleas – little bugs found on animals
Kick it off – to start with excitement
Blend – to mix and combine
Strict policy – rules that are taken very seriously
Map (Verb) – give structure to something and help you understand
Mediocre – something or someone very average or plain
Luxurious – things that represent wealth and are of high quality
Slack off – to be lazy and not work when you are supposed to
Dump someone – to end a relationship in a bad way
Suitable – appropriate and/or accurate 
Cheesy – something of bad taste and/or out of style
The Boogeyman – a mythical character that lives in children’s closets
Stare down – look at someone in an intimidating way


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  • Average Joe
  • Class act
  • Good-for-nothing
  • Cold as ice
  • A cry baby 




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