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RealLife English Podcast #243 – Differences in School & University between UK, US & Australia

By Ethan | Jul 22, 2021

In today’s podcast episode, we are talking about differences in schooling in the USA, UK and Australia. It’s actually pretty shocking how different they are in these three English speaking countries. We will explain what the journey looks like through the schooling system in each country and important terms and vocabulary that you need to…

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Beyond Borders with Ethan #7 – She speaks 15 languages! How did she do it | Shannon Kennedy

By Ethan | Jul 19, 2021

Shannon Kennedy, from eurolinguiste.com, is an American entrepreneur, content creator, language learner and musician based in California. She’s a language expert and writer on various language learning platforms, such as Fluent in 3 Months and Drops, where she shares tips and challenges to help learners apply the concepts of minimalism to maximize their efficiency. Shannon…

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RealLife English Podcast #242 – No Time to Learn English? Use These Tips to Make it a Daily Habit!

By Ethan | Jul 14, 2021

“I don’t have time for English.” “I have so many things to do.” “Work is busy.” “I have lots of university assignments.” “In my free time, I want to relax, not be thinking about English.” Do you ever say these things to yourself? Do you not have time to learn English? We understand how you…

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Beyond Borders with Ethan #6 – How to Make English Useful and Interesting to You | Christina Lorimer

By Ethan | Jul 11, 2021

Christina Lorimer, christinalorimer.com, is an English instructor, materials writer, academic consultant, and entrepreneur. She is a specialist in English as a second language and has worked with NGOs and immigrant refugees for many years. She dedicates her work to support language learners in overcoming internal and systemic barriers to become confident English speakers. We talked…

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RealLife English Podcast #241 – 12 Funny English Expressions Kids Use

By Ethan | Jul 7, 2021

Today we have a very special podcast where we take a trip down memory lane (remember the past) and talk about expressions that we used to say as kids. These are funny playground expressions, some of which you’ve probably heard in kid shows or in family movies. As you’ll see the vocabulary and the language…

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Beyond Borders with Ethan #5 – Learn from Language Expert who Speaks 8 Languages and How to Learn English with Stories | Olly Richards

By Ethan | Jul 4, 2021

Olly Richards, iwillteachyoualanguage.com and langpreneur.com, is a polyglot online teacher, author, and entrepreneur. After buying a one-way ticket to Paris at the age of 19, there was no turning back on the language learning journey for him. Since then, Olly has learned more than eight languages fluently and has developed his own method, StoryLearning, to…

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RealLife English Podcast #240 – Do I Need to Have a Native Accent?

By Ethan | Jun 30, 2021

In this week’s podcast, we’re talking all about whether or not you SHOULD TRY to sound like a native and how this correlates with accent reduction, intelligibility, identity and your DEEPER PURPOSE for learning English. Is this a particular goal you have as part of your English language journey? Have you ever faced any prejudice…

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Beyond Borders with Ethan #4 – What to Do if People Criticize Your English | Anna from English Fluency Journey

By Ethan | Jun 27, 2021

Anna Khoma, @HannahKhoma on Instagram, is an English learner and teacher, accent coach, and vlogger from Chernivtsi, Ukraine. On her YouTube channel, English Fluency Journey, she shares her own journey to get to a native level of English, and her continued journey learning English. Anna started studying English seriously shortly after her son was born,…

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RealLife English Podcast #239 – Money Idioms and Slang for Everyday Conversation

By Ethan | Jun 23, 2021

In this week’s podcast, Ethan and Ollie talk all about money. You will learn idioms and expressions related to money that you can start using today in your real-life conversations or on the RealLife App. Learning these idioms and expressions will make you sound more natural when you speak English. So, take out your pen…

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