RealLife Podcast #111 – It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… English Fluency!

Become a super English speaker in this action packed episode of the RealLife Podcast. Check out all the new words and notes below to help you follow along and learn as much as possible. Aww Yeah!!

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Words You Will Learn:

  • Kickball – kid’s version of soccer
  • A lot of catching up to do – to give someone a lot of lost information due to their absence
  • Tuned in to – to be on the same frequency (common for radio stations)
  • Spread the word – to share information amongst peers
  • Stepping up – take responsibility for something
  • Booklist – a list of books which you want to read
  • Villain laugh – a scary laugh made by a bad person
  • a ……… or two – a rough estimate of quantity
  • Invisibility – to ability to be invisible
  • Morph – to transform your body into another form or shape
  • Chillin’ like a villain – expression used to say you are relaxing and doing nothing
  • Chill out – to relax
  • Take a chill pill – funny way to tell someone to relax
  • Up to date with something – to have all the latest news about something
  • Tight fisted – not like to spend money on things
  • Greedy – a person who doesn’t like to share
  • Throw someone an underhand – to make something easy for someone
  • Cut the cost of something – to make something cheaper
  • Reusable – something that you can use many times
  • Role – the part or character you play in a movie or performance
  • Creepy – scary but in a very strange way
  • Badass – a person or character that is good but does things in a bad, but really cool way
  • Get something rolling – to start something and gain momentum


  • All of the RealLife Global Ambassadors and Mary Murray (Justin’s mom)

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Kick Ass Quote:

  • “We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are.”  – Steven Covey

Conversation Topic: Catchphrases from superheroes, and villains

  • Up up and away – Superman
  • It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superman – Superman
  • With great power comes great responsibility – Spiderman
  • Why so serious? – The Joker
  • Yipee ki-yaaa mother fucker! – John McLain (Die hard movies)
  • Don’t make me angry, you wouldn’t like me when I’m angry – The Hulk
  • Cowabunga – The Ninja Turtles
  • I’m the best at what I do, but what I do ain’t pretty – The Wolverine
  • To the Bat pole Robin – Batman

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  • Nestor Herrera says:

    Thanks Guys for Spreading the words with us! We, Real life English’s Learners should get used to learning Everyday English “Real English” I must admit that there are plenty of words that I can not grasp!Sometimes it turns a little bit tough! but catchy at the end! (Salad Sandwich of new words) Oh Yeah!Let’s get the ball rolling!

    • Hey Nestor, Great to hear from you! I’m glad Real LIFE English has been valuable for you. With time and practice it will get easier and easier. Awww yeah!!

  • Maria Svidritskaya says:

    We’re famous now, yoo-hoo! =))

  • arroh areh says:

    Aww yeah!!! I always like the way your’re in the podcast,Thank you guys

  • lokmane says:

    helllllo alllllllllll friends
    how are you I hope that we cooperate in education because it is the language of success and key business all over the world it is English Thank you my friends
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  • Abu Sleem says:

    wow nice >>>>