The RealLife English Podcast #50 – Things Not to Do When Speaking English (with transcript and pronunciation lesson)

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Some Connected Speech Examples:

  • Would you – “Wou-dja”
  • I don’t know  – “I-dunno”
  • What do you think? – “Wha-da-ya-think?”
  • We can – “we-kin”

Words to Know:

  • Laugh your ass off – to laugh a lot
  • All of a sudden  – very quickly, without anticipation
  • Dilly-dallying   talking about irrelevent stuff
  • Without further ado – not continuing the introduction any longer
  • killer – impressive, with great impact


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SONG: One Sweet World (Dave Matthews Band)

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  • justme says:

    Hi there guys!
    Nice podcast!
    Could you please revise the transcript? I think the lyrics of “One Sweet World” are little bit odd 🙂

    • Justin says:

      Thanks for the input, Justme, we’ll take a look!