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!

Over the past year, we've been spending a lot more time at home, but this doesn't mean that you have to stop learning English or making progress in your language learning. We have some great tips for you that are going to help you get some structure in your language learning as well as some ideas on how you can continue learning and practicing at home.

Direct download: RLEP_223_How_to_learn_and_practice_English_at_home_alone.mp3
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Platforms like Zoom, Skype of Google Meet are used more now than ever before. Some of our students have brought up some of the challenges that come with speaking in English while using these platforms. What do we say when the audio isn't working? Or when the other person's screen freezes? Or when we accidentally interrupt ourselves? Ethan, Andrea and Ollie share some strategies, tips, and vocabulary to use in video conferences, no matter if it's a business meeting, a team meeting, meeting with your friends or even having an interview. 

Direct download: RLEP_222_English_for_Zoom_Skype_Teams_Meet.mp3
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In this week's episode of the RealLife English podcast, your new fluency coach Ollie guides you through a whole range of different Australian TV series that you can start watching now, from movies, series, reality shows to soup operas! He also shares some fun Aussie idioms you'll love hearing about.

Direct download: RLEP_221_Best_Australian_Series_to_Learn_English.mp3
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We're thrilled (excited) to introduce you to Ollie, our newest Fluency Coach at RealLife English! Can you guess where he's from? (Hint: He doesn't have a US or a British accent) This episode is your chance to get to know Ollie as we put him in the hot seat and ask him about his language learning, travel adventures, inspirations, and much more! As you'll see, we ask him some interesting questions that you'll find useful next time you meet someone new!


In this podcast, Ethan and Andrea talk all about their favorite songs from 2020 that can help you to learn English in 2021. Not only do they talk about their favorite songs, but they talk about some favorite vocabulary and phrases from them and they break them down for you.

Direct download: 219_Best_Songs_to_Learn_English_with_in_2021.mp3
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In this podcast, Ethan and Andrea discuss how you can improve your listening comprehension. Did you know that 60% of our time spent communicating is by listening? And that we only retain 25% of that information? This could even be less when English isn't your native language. Be all ears in this fantastic episode and find out how you can become a better listener and improve your comprehension.

Direct download: RealLife_English_Podcast_218_-_How_to_Improve_your_Listening_Skills.mp3
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Last year we did "10 Best Netflix Series to Learn English with in 2020" on our YouTube channel and you loved it! Well, it's 2021 now and we're sharing with you our picks for the best shows that you can use to keep it rocking with your English learning this year!

Direct download: 217_-_Best_Series_to_watch_in_2021.mp3
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In today's wicked (UK) podcast, Ethan and Andrea talk all about slang words that you need to know. The reason why slang is so important is because it helps you understand what people are talking about, whether in TV, songs, or when you converse with a native. Ethan also shares some tips on how you can incorporate slang into your vocabulary and actually also start using it. So, don't miss out on this AWESOME opportunity to get your slag game on point! 

Direct download: 216_-_12_Slang_Words_that_Natives_Use_All_the_Time.mp3
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It's 2021 and many people are thinking about their resolutions. Maybe one of your goals for this year is to improve your English. In this podcast, Ethan and Justin talk about some scientifically validated ways that you can implement to actually be successful in achieving your goals this year.

Direct download: 215_-_Actually_Achieve_Your_2021_Goals_with_this_Podcast.mp3
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