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!

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Words to Know

  • Electrocuted - to be injured or killed by an electric shock
  • Earbuds - headphones
  • Stove - what you use to cook your food with fire
  • Chopped - cut through the base of something
  • Stick around - stay until the end
  • Viral - the rapid spread of something on the internet
  • Keep it up - continue doing a good job
  • Postman - someone who delivers mail
  • Poking - jabbing or prodding someone with something (usually your finger) (see photo)
  • Rambling - talking about something in an unorganized and confusing manner.
  • Shenanigans - mischief, playing around
  • Mess up - to make a mistake
  • Handlebars - what you use to steer/direct a bicycle/motorcycle
  • Cracked - to break something without the parts completely separating
  • Reinforce - strengthen or support

News

Shout Outs

Questions

  • What's the difference between "a little" and "a few"? 

Expressions

  • To walk on egg shells/walk on thin ice
  • Add fuel to the fire
  • Blow a fuse
  • Eat someone alive
  • Give someone a piece of your mind 

Tip

  •  How to best use this podcast to learn English

Joke

  •  Why is Santa so jolly (happy)?

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Song

Believe by the Dirty Heads

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