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!

To see all the links go to RealLifeBH.com

Words to Know

  • Young grasshopper - A common thing for a Martial Arts master to call a student.
  • Period - Menstrual cycle
  • Cramps - Painful contractions of muscles
  • Hypnosis - a state of consciousness where you are very open to suggestions (see photo)
  • Blood - the red liquid in your body that comes out when you are cut
  • Cologne - scented water to make men smell good (perfume is for women)
  • On top of the world - To feel absolutely amazing (this was an expression in Episode #13)
  • Warm and fuzzy - happy and comforted
  • Liquor - alcohol that is very strong: rum, whiskey, vodka, tequila, etc.
  • The more the merrier - the more people, the more fun it is
  • Handsome - good looking (used for men)
  • Inside joke - a joke that only people within a selected group would understand because it refers to a previous humorous situation
  • Intervals - a space between two things, a gap
  • Cleared it up - removed any confusion
  • Relevant - closely connected or appropriate
  • Make up - cosmetics that are generally used by women to make them "more attractive"
  • Lips - what you kiss with
  • Opposed - contrasting or conflicting with each other
  • Gazelle - a small, four legged animal with horns (see photo)
  • Mankind - human beings considered collectively; the human race
  • Saying - a short expression, generally containing wisdom
  • Jamming - to play/improvise with other musicians
  • Chunk - a thick, solid piece of something
  • Strap - a piece of flexible material used to carry or hold on to something
  • Swing dance - (watch a swing dance flash mob)
  • Bullshit - nonsense
  • Turn off - switch off
  • Foul mouths - people who swear/curse
  • Hatchet - a small ax
  • Ax - a tool typically used for chopping wood (see photo)

News

  • The RLE Party is confirmed for July 8th at Devassa in Savassi, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The party starts at 5pm.
  • The podcast will now be released by 12 noon on Tuesdays.
  • The Real Life English Podcast was downloaded 2,000 in one day.
  • We now have 30,000 followers on Twitter. Aww yeah! 

Shout Outs

Questions

  •  What is the difference between "avenue," "street," "boulevard," and "road"?

Expressions

  • Jump to conclusions
  • By leaps and bounds
  • Spread yourself to thin
  • Swing by
  • Breaking my balls

Tip

  • Immerse yourself in English by changing the language of your phone, computer, Facebook, Twitter, email, software, and everything you can into English.

Joke

  • Put down - to place on a surface, (I can't put it down - when a book is so good you can't stop reading)

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Song

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDxKp22hmBY

For full lyrics click here

Chorus:

crave you like a breath underwater
I'm someone's son and you'll be somebody's daughter
And we're both somebody, intertwined together we can be hotter

  • Crave - a powerful desire desire
  • Intertwined - twisted together; connected or linked closely.

For more info about the interview of how Kai saved some people's live's by smashing a guy in the back of the head with a hatchet click here.

Direct download: RLEP_Episode_19_-_Expressions_related_to_MOVEMENT.mp3
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