#191: 8 Myths About English Fluency

In today’s podcast Andrea, Justin and Ethan talk about common myths about English fluency and give great advice on how to improve your learning process.


  • 8 Myths About English Fluency
  • You can find an extra advice in our Instagram: @RealLife.English

Words You’ll Learn:

  • To have a clean bill of health: a statement that someone is healthy.
  • Heartfelt: sincere; deeply or strongly felt.
  • To pay (something) forward: when someone does something nice for you, you propagate that by doing something nice for someone else.
  • Assume: to suppose, without proof.
  • Myths: a widely held but false belief or idea.
  • A budding (something): something that becomes larger as part of normal growth.
  • Stump: to be unable to answer a question or solve a problem because it is too difficult.
  • To pull one’s leg: to play a joke on someone.
  • Empathy: the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
  • Put something on a pedestal: to believe that something is perfect.
  • Immersion: to be deeply involved with something.
  • Blew you away: to be very impressed by someone or something.
  • Hinder: to limit the ability of someone to do something.
  • Pay off: if an action pays off, it is successful after a period of time.
  • A handful of something: a small amount of things.
  • Plateau: a state of no change following a period of progress.
  • Polish something up: to improve a skill.
  • Narrate: to tell a story or to describe events as they happen.
  • To get the gist of something: to understand the central matter of something.
  • Dormant: not active or growing, but having the ability to be active at a later time.
  • Rusty: weakened by lack of recent practice.


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