The RealLife English Podcast #44 – Christmas Special

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Words You’ll Learn

  • A stand up guy
  • Good old times
  • Christmas tree
  • Chimney
  • Fire place
  • Stocking
  • Mantle
  • Christmas eve
  • Egg nog
  • Apple Cider
  • Give it a kick
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas vacation (see here)
  • Sucks
  • Stuffing
  • Lava lamp (see here)
  • Brainwash

Words to Know

  • Ayahuasca/yagé – indigenous plant taken during spiritual rituals
  • Tri-boarder – where the border of three countries meet
  • To make the most of the fact – take advantage of the situation
  • Consumer holiday – a holiday that is based on people buying things they don’t need
  • Role Model – a person who sets a good example
  • Frosty the snowman – a man made from snow who speaks
  • Fuzz – thin body hair, often that of a man’s beard
  • Lap – the top part of your legs that can be used as a seat for other people
  • White Christmas – a Christmas filled with snow
  • Extended family – aunts, uncles, cousins, second cousins, in-laws etc…
  • Immediate family –  brother, sister, mum, dad
  • Macho – to be very chauvinistic towards woman
  • You’re missing out – you’re not experiencing something that’s really good
  • Ego trip – when you falsely  think that you are the king of the worl


  • A big thank you to everyone who came to the RealLife Christmas with Soul party
  • RealLife English event in Rio

Shout Outs

  • Eduardo from Belo Horizonte! Thanks for hanging out with us 🙂

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Song: We Wish You a Merry Christmas

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  • Jerry says:

    Merry Christmas guys, your singing was great! Haha

    • Justin says:

      Thanks so much, Jerry! We’ve had some offers to start our own boy band!

  • Thanks a lot for the SHOUT OUT, buddies!
    And…thanks Josh for the "stand up guy" thing!! HeHe….
    Keep it real!!

  • Thanks a lot for the SHOUT OUT, buddies!
    And…thanks Josh for the "stand up guy" thing!! HeHe….
    Keep it real!!

    • Justin says:

      You’re the man, Eduardo!

  • Eman says:

    Hhhh love the singing part.. feeling old listening to this podcast after five years!