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!

We had the great pleasure of interviewing one of our favorite online teachers, the pronunciation master herself, Rachel from Rachel's English. If you don't know Rachel, she's been a huge inspiration to how we teach pronunciation here at RealLife.

In this conversation, we talk about a lot of awesome stuff, but here are a few of the highlights:

  • Rachel's story as an opera singer and how she started teaching pronunciation
  • The importance of learning to listen and imitate the rhythmic patterns of native speakers
  • Is it okay to practice your English with other non-native speakers and learners?
  • Using media and repetition of native speech samples to improve your pronunciation
Direct download: Rachel_Podcast.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 5:07pm -03

Happy Holidays! 

We are all back in our motherlands and we wanted to record a special podcast to send our love and warm wishes to you RealLifers during this special time of year! 

In this week's podcast, you will learn what Christmas is like in each of our homes (NOT like what you've seen on TV) and we will teach you a bunch of useful holiday vocabulary! 

Are you ready for a jolly old English learning time? Then let's jump in... press play or download below! 

 

Direct download: RealLife_Christmas_Special.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:49pm -03

Do you want to be a better English learner? Or maybe you want to finally lose weight at the gym? Or perhaps become a world-class martial artist?

There is a fundamental mindset that can help you do of these things--Really, anything you want!

Today we discuss this topic with the one, the only Kevin Conwell from Feel Good English, who is not only an expert English teacher, but also has a background in psychology, which means he is a master of the mindset required to learn a language.

Excited to learn more? Just press play or download the episode! 

http://reallifeglobal.com/do-anything-better/ 

 

Direct download: How_to_Do_Anything_Better.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:13am -03

Are you taking yourself too seriously when it comes to speaking English?

It's time to step out of your comfort zone, stop getting too stressed out about what other people think of you, and become a much more outgoing English speaker.

SEE SHOW NOTES

Direct download: Outgoing_English.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:51pm -03

Ready to dive into one of the most frequent questions lately? Can you guess what it is?

"What the hell is happening in the United States??"

As Americans living in Brazil, we have been getting asked A LOT about the recent elections in the United States. Although we are not going to be talking too much about our political preferences, in this RLR episode we will discuss why the elections may have resulted how they did.

More importantly, we will use this as an example of why Global Communication and being a diplomatic communicator is SO crucial nowadays! And we have a special guest, Teacher Vanessa from the United States, to help us.

Ready to improve your English (with over 50 new words and phrases!--See below) and learn about some really cool topics? Then jump into today's episode!

Shownotes (with all the new vocabulary and references): http://reallifeglobal.com/facebook-politics/

Direct download: RLR_126-_Facebook_and_American_Politics.mp3
Category:American Culture -- posted at: 8:52am -03

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