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

  • Rays - Short for "sun rays"
  • Porch - the front of a house or building
  • Chillin' out - slang for not doing much
  • Gang - a group of people
  • Insightful - smart
  • Picnic - a meal eaten outdoors, usually at a park
  • Guru - a spiritual teacher
  • Açaí - a delicious Brazilian fruit
  • Hatch - an opening allowing passage from one side to another
  • Pour - to cause a liquid to flow out from a container
  • Sorbet - a dessert containing frozen fruit, similar to ice cream
  • Grammys - awards for music
  • Emmys - awards for movies
  • Sock - what you put on your feet before before your shoes
  • Sleeves - the part of your shirt that touches your arm
  • Expose - to make visible
  • Speech - a discourse given to an audience
  • Mess - something that is dirty or disorganized
  • Fair weather friend - mentioned in Episode #17 - Expressions related to Weather
  • All ears - paying complete attention
  • Fire at - shoot at

News

Shout Outs

  • Taeko Araki, Blog comment
  • Kumiko Kunii from Japan, 5 star iTunes revie
  • Gustavo Rocha, admin of the polyglot group, Language Learners 
  • Max Ahumada, comment from the Hangout 

Question

  • What's the difference between "fast" "quick" and "rapid"? by Bob, @roledi, from Mexico City.

Expressions

  • Dressed to the nines
  • To fit like a glove
  • Caught with your pants down
  • At the drop of a hat
  • Under your belt

Tip

  •  Puns

Joke

  •  Do what to William??

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Song

 Hip Hop Saved My Life by Lupe Fiasco

Direct download: RLEP_Episode_27_-_Expressions_related_to_CLOTHES.mp3
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