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RealLife English Podcast #256 – 15+ English Animal Idioms & How to Use Them

By Ethan | Oct 21, 2021

In today’s podcast episode, you’ll get some more practice with your English idiomatic vocabulary by learning some animal idioms. Idioms are a type of figurative language which can be very confusing for English language learners. Now, there are tons of expressions that use animals and we use them all the time. If you stick around…

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Beyond Borders 17: Practice your Listening Skills The RIGHT Way | Luke’s English Podcast

By Ethan | Oct 18, 2021

Luke Thompson is an ESL Teacher, Podcaster, and Stand-up Comedian. He’s originally from England and currently lives in Paris. Luke has been helping learners practice their listening skills for over 10 years through his podcast. His webpage and podcast were voted #1 in the Best Blog category for the Macmillan Dictionaries Awards four times in…

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RealLife English Podcast #255 – 6 Best Tricks to Become More Confident

By Ethan | Oct 14, 2021

Do you often find yourself shying away from new experiences or opportunities because you lack confidence? Have you ever felt your heart racing and your palms sweating just with the thought of facing a new challenge, such as speaking English? Well, we’re here with today’s episode to help you with those moments of self-doubt. Success will not necessarily make you confident, but…

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Beyond Borders 16: Become a Better English Speaker and Avoid Misunderstandings | Cultural Awareness with Jennifer Kumar

By Ethan | Oct 8, 2021

Jennifer Kumar is an English conversation and cross-cultural coach. She lived in India for more than 10 years and even studied her masters degree there. Through her business Authentic Journeys, she helps Americans and Indians strengthen their business relationships through the development of mutual understanding of cultural and linguistic aspects. Get ready for a really…

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RealLife English Podcast #254 – Surprising Ways Natives Use the Word ‘ASS’ | Idioms, Slang & Collocation

By Ethan | Oct 7, 2021

If you’re like most English learners, you’ve probably heard the word ‘ass’ used very frequently in English speaking in songs, movies, and TV series. But did you know that this word has a multitude of uses that mean completely different things? Although you should definitely be very careful with all uses of this word, often…

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Beyond Borders 15: Too Busy with Work to Learn English? | Tiffani Shares her Fascinating Journey

By Ethan | Oct 4, 2021

Ladies and gentlemen. English learners, teachers, and world changers. My next guest is Tiffani. Tiffani, from speakenglishwithtiffani.com, is a teacher and artist from Maryland, US. One day, she left her job as a web designer at NASA to embark on an adventure to South Korea. She lived there for almost 10 years and fell in…

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RealLife English Podcast #253 – 22+ Conversation Starters That ALWAYS Work

By Ethan | Sep 30, 2021

All the time our students tell us that their biggest frustration is that they understand English well, but that they don’t have any opportunities to speak. That is exactly why we launched the RealLife English app this year to give you an opportunity to practice both your speaking and listening in a fun and meaningful…

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Beyond Borders 14: Can you Master a Language without Traveling to Another Country? | Gavin from SmallAdvantages

By Ethan | Sep 27, 2021

For those of you in Brazil, you will be no stranger to today’s guest, but if you don’t know him, you are in for a treat! Gavin Roy is from Ohio in the USA. He learned Portuguese to go to Brazil for the FIFA Soccer World Cup. On his YouTube channels: SmallAdvantages (with 2.7 million…

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RealLife English Podcast #252 – The Number 1 Reason to Learn English

By Ethan | Sep 23, 2021

Isn’t it awesome that English allows you to discover the world and meet people from different countries and learn about other cultures? That’s exactly what we mean when we encourage you to go beyond the classroom and become a global citizen! In fact, our company vision is to create a world beyond borders. So in…

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