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

  • A stand up guy
  • Good old times
  • Christmas tree
  • Chimney 
  • Fire place
  • Stocking
  • Mantle
  • Christmas eve
  • Egg nog
  • Apple Cider
  • Give it a kick
  • National Lampoon's Christmas vacation (see here)
  • Sucks
  • Stuffing
  • Lava lamp (see here)
  • Brainwash

Words to Know

  • Ayahuasca/yagé - Indigenous plant taken during spiritual rituals
  • Tri boarder - Where three countries meet
  • To make the most of the fact - take advantage of the situation
  • Consumer holiday - a holiday that is based on people buying things they don't need
  • Role Modal - a person who sets a good example for kids
  • Frosty the snowman - a man made from snow who speaks 
  • Fuzz - thin body hair, often that of a man's beard
  • Lap - the top part of your legs that can be used as a seat for other people
  • White Christmas - a Christmas filled with snow
  • Extended family - aunts, uncles, cousins, second cousins, in-laws etc...
  • Immediate family -  brother, sister, mum, dad
  • Macho - to be very chauvinistic towards woman
  • You're missing out - you're not experiencing something that's really good
  • Ego trip - when you falsely  think that you are the king of the worl


  • A big thank you to everyone who came to the RealLife Christmas with Soul party
  • RealLife English event in Rio - Learn More here

Shout Outs

  • Eduardo from Belo Horizonte! Thanks for hanging out with us :)


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Direct download: Christmas_podcast_2.mp3
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