Cultural Reflections

The 16 Funniest Youtube Videos For English Learners & Teachers

When was the last time you laughed really hard when learning or teaching English? Learning English as a second language (ESL) can be very boring sometimes, but a little comedy can change everything and make it fun AND funny. We have brought together the funniest, most popular, and instructive youtube videos and ESL commercials into one…

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Discover The Best Site to Practice English with Foreigners

This article was written by Jota Filho, creator of English learning website for Brazilians Inglesar, after participating on our new platform RealLife Global. Take it away Jota… Website for talking to foreigners (Ler em Portuguese) If you live in Brazil, how easy is it for you to find people around you to speak in English with? Yeah…

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The Best Alternative Places to Study English

Traditionally most people would say that the best environment to study English would be in a VERY QUIET location, usually a library or a private space at home where no one will disturb you. But is that really true when it comes to learning languages? Today let’s look at some alternative places where you could…

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Merry Christmas from Around the World

What does Christmas mean to you? For us here at RealLife, Christmas is a time for giving, sharing, and spending time with all of our loved ones. Although Christmas is not celebrated all over the world, we would still like to spread this “Christmas spirit” with all of our readers and wish everyone a happy…

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How to Really Use the Word SHIT: What Most English Learners Don’t Know

Is your English a piece of shit right now, or would you say that your English is the shit? A lot of people don’t really give a shit about their studies while others tend to study the shit out of English. How about you? WARNING: All of these following words and expressions could be considered offensive and very rude depending on how…

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Jump to English Fluency: Idioms With Jump

Are you JUMPING with enthusiasm to learn cool new English expressions? Using colloquial expressions and idioms is a great way to make your English sound more natural and fluent. Native speakers use these unconsciously all the time and now you can too thanks to our good friends from Kaplan International. Remember that becoming a fluent…

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How Good Body Language Will Improve Your English AND Your Life

Are you scared or insecure when you speak English? Did you know that social scientists estimate that over 90% of what we communicate is non-verbal? This is a fascinating topic that goes way beyond the scope of language learning, but at the same time it is completely relevant. How you hold and present yourself in…

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5 Powerful Reasons Why YOU Should Join the RealLife English Movement

Imagine a world with no political or religious conflicts… Imagine people from different places and cultures sharing their worldview in a peaceful and engaging environment. Now imagine these people being able to understand what’s being said, because everyone is able to speak the universal language. What if you stopped imagining and realized that such a reality CAN come…

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