Are you tired of boring, slow-speaking English lessons that don't teach you the way that natives really speak? Do you wanna learn how English is spoken in the real world?
In this podcast, Ethan, Andrea, and Justin—your American and British Fluency Coaches will take you beyond the classroom and help you live, learn, and SPEAK English in the real world through fun, natural, conversational lessons that will rapidly teach you:
- To understand fast-speaking natives
- The vocabulary, phrasal verbs, idioms, and slang that you actually need to know
- Native pronunciation and connected speech (how we natives cut and connect our words in a predictable way)
- American and British English and their differences
Above all, we'll help you develop the mindset, the method, and the mastery to live your English in the real world!
BB 13: From No English to Native-level, Veronika Shares her Top Secrets
I'm excited to bring you another story of success from an English learner. A crucial resource for Veronika to overcome her self-consciousness speaking English and communicate confidently was an English Speaking Club in Moscow. We discussed why it's so important that you create a language learning environment for yourself. Her top piece of advice for learners is to have clear goals for your learning. She explains why. She explains why. And so much more coming up in episode 13 of Beyond Borders!
#251 - Can you Understand These Jokes in English
There are various types of jokes in English that you may have heard of, such as traditional knock-knock jokes, one-liners and more. Some can be quite difficult to understand because they contain more than one meaning. These are the jokes we'll be looking at today. So we'll be sharing some jokes with you and explaining their meaning and what makes them funny or a little embarrassing. Try using these jokes with your friends to put a smile on their face.
BB 12: How Is Learning By Ear the Secret to Success in English Fluency? | Idahosa from the Mimic Method
Idahosa Ness is a polyglot, musician, and founder of The Mimic Method for learning languages. After traveling to Mexico at the age of 17, he worked hard to perfect his accent by understanding the sonority of the language. He created The Mimic Method and used this approach to learn five other languages. Since then, he's helped lots of students to use principles of music to perfect their pronunciation and building meaningful relationships in a foreign language.
#250 - Questions + Answers with Ethan & Andrea | 250th Podcast Episode Special!
We are very excited to celebrate our 250th podcast episode with you today! For this reason, we've selected a few questions that you, our listeners, have submitted to answer for you. You'll learn a bit of grammar, a bit of vocabulary and some curiosities, like some 43-letter word that holds the record for the longest English word. That, and more, of course!
BB Special: How Meditation Can Transform your English and Your Life!
If you can't focus, you're not alone. It's so easy to get trapped in distraction when facing a difficult or daunting task. And I'm sure that you have those moments while studying English. So today, we're going to look at the self-development side of English, exploring the different ways in which the practice of meditation can help you to improve your English, and even more importantly, your life.
#249 - 10 Tips to Pass the IELTS Exam
You asked for it and we listened. In today’s podcast we’re bringing you a topic that you have requested us to cover. Many of you are currently studying for or have completed the IELTS exam. So, in this episode of the podcast we’re giving you 10 tips to help you pass the exam or improve your score.
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My God! Why didn't I get to know you before? Thanks for making my English better than ever before. I’m improving; cheers to you guys.
Last year I have download podcast app and was browsing various podcast to learn English during my free time. I have come up with couple podcast which was good but I did not have motivation to listen every day as sometimes I was feeling bored or may be unable to establish connection.
But finally I have discovered real life and tried one one episode and I was so impressed by teaching vocabulary and content delivery method.This is best way of learning English for me, I have listen almost all the episode in last six month while working. By that time I have discovered YouTube learn with TV series (thanks Ethan) which has totally changed my habit way I getting attracted towards various tv series. Despite living in Canada and UK, I was watching Indian content but your YouTube channel has changed my way of entertaining and learning. Thank you guys you are amazing.
Absolutely amazing , I have improved my English a lot and recommend it to everyone.