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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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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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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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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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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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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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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One of the hardest aspects of learning a new language is speaking with clear and correct pronunciation. A lot of language learners focus all their attention on learning all the necessary vocabulary and grammatical structures, but they often forget about focusing their attention on having correct pronunciation. I believe that learning pronunciation is just as…

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