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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!

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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!

    #232 - Words from Other Languages in English & How We Use Them!

    #232 - Words from Other Languages in English & How We Use Them!

    Ethan, Andrea and Ollie are back in the virtual studio to discuss words used in English that come from other languages in English. These are called loanwords and are very common in everyday (and not so everyday) speech. You’re also probably using some of these loanwords in your native language too. An important aspect of using these words is knowing how to pronounce them, as a few of them have special sounds. Also get ready to have some laughs as Ollie impresses Andrea and Ethan with his French accent!

    • 34 min
    #231 - Speak Clearly and Overcome Perfectionism | Rachel's English

    #231 - Speak Clearly and Overcome Perfectionism | Rachel's English

    In this week’s episode, Ethan interviewed Rachel from Rachel’s English. Rachel is an American pronunciation expert from Philadelphia, and with her YouTube and course she has helped millions of learners to understand and speak English clearly and naturally. In this lesson, you will learn what to do if perfectionism makes you scared of making mistakes and gets in the way of fluency. You will get advice to start practicing speaking English and how to train your pronunciation at home, alone. And so much mor

    • 33 min
    #230 - 16 Expressions and Phrasal Verbs with 'Look' for Daily Conversations

    #230 - 16 Expressions and Phrasal Verbs with 'Look' for Daily Conversations

    Today we'll teach you lots of expressions and phrasal verbs with the word “look,” which is an extremely useful word that you can use in a variety of different situations. We know that they tend to be difficult to learn. That’s why we’re teaching them to you with their context and funny stories of when we have used them. So, you’ll learn the phrasal verbs for some standard verbs like inspect, reflect, search, investigate. This will make your English much more diverse and natural sounding!

    • 34 min
    #229 - 15 Useful Idioms: Weather Idioms to Use in Daily Conversation

    #229 - 15 Useful Idioms: Weather Idioms to Use in Daily Conversation

    Part of being fluent in the language is being able to speak with idiomatic expressions when they're appropriate. For example, when someone asks you "How are you?", don't always fall back to the old "I'm fine, and you?" Think of ways you can add variety to your language. For example, you could say "as right as rain". Today, Andrea and Olli teach you weather related idioms, and in doing so they touch on a cultural aspect that has to do with British people and the weather. Can you guess what it is?

    • 37 min
    #228 - How Is Easter Celebrated? UK, US & Australian Traditions

    #228 - How Is Easter Celebrated? UK, US & Australian Traditions

    In today's podcast we talk all about Easter traditions and how this festival is celebrated in the US, the UK, and Australia. Easter is originally a religious tradition, but nowadays a lot of people see it as a family celebration where you get to share delicious Easter chocolate eggs with your loved ones. So, we talk a little bit about both these sides of Easter tradition.

    • 35 min
    #227 - How Do Americans and Brits Say this Aussie Slang?

    #227 - How Do Americans and Brits Say this Aussie Slang?

    In today’s podcast, we’re talking all things Slang! Ollie teaches us some funny Australian slang expressions. You’ll also learn the American and British alternatives to these words, so no matter what your favorite version of English is, you’ll learn tons of vocabulary today with us. They also talk about how slang changes based on region and generation.

    • 35 min

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