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

  • Pop in
  • Eager
  • In shape
  • Low blow
  • Put something out

Words to Know

  • Face-to-face - To be talking to someone in person
  • Yell - To make your voice really loud and sometimes aggressive
  • Hit below the belt - To punch someone in the lower region of their body (generally the balls)
  • Rumors - Stories told about people that aren't necessarily true
  • Gotcha - Abbreviation for "I have got you" - I understand
  • Ladies man - A man who is good at attracting women's attention
  • Be in labor - The stage before a women gives birth, has a baby


Shout Outs

  •  Amanda Oliveira
  • Anjin - 5 star iTunes review



  • Fire in the belly
  • Fire someone up
  • Fight fire with fire
  • There's no smoke without fire
  • Where's the fire?


  •  Meetup with people and speak English in your city with


  •  Two fish in a tank...


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Michael Franti - Yell fire 

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Words You'll Learn

  • M.I.A.
  • The Maharishi Effect
  • For old times' sake
  • The DMV
  • Split
  • Beet

Words to Know

  • Transcontinental airplane - a plane that flies between continents
  • Break up - end a relationship (usually a romantic one)
  • Synchronized - doing something at the same time (often in different locations)
  • Two-timing - someone who cheats on their husband or wife
  • Infidelity - same as above
  • Blow you away - impress you
  • Twinge - a brief experience of an emotion (often unpleasant)
  • Wandering (mind) - when you have difficulty focusing on one thing
  • Ramblings - lengthy, confusing, irrelevant talks


  • Peace (out)
  • Catch ya later / catch ya on the flip side
  • Take it easy 
  • Hit the road
  • Let's split

Connect with Trevor and His New Project

To find more about the meditation revolution, check out Trevor's website, The Universal Beat.

There, you can:


The Maharishi Effect - proof that group meditation reduces crime.

The Science of World Peace 

How Meditation Can Improve Your English


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In this special edition of the RealLife Podcast, Justin and Ethan talk about how learning English can make you a global citizen.

World citizenship is a collection of processes, skills, character traits, and attitudes that together form an identity that transcends geographic and political borders to include all of humanity. 

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The Video That Inspired This: Overview Effect

Song: Where Is The Love? (Blackeyed Peas)

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