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“Movie Night” – Elementary English Lesson

31 Jul , 2015  

What’s playing at your local theatre? Find out how to talk about different kinds of movies in today’s lesson.

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10 English Foreign Import English Words You Didn’t Know

30 Jul , 2015  

Words We ‘borrowed’… Here’s a list of words we adopted into English without really even changing the spelling, or in the case of languages with non-Roman alphabets, the pronunciation. Doppelganger We removed the umlaut from the a, but that’s it! We use this word to refer to a person who looks uncannily like another person. It […]

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“Ordering Steaks” – Elementary English Lesson

29 Jul , 2015  

You’re at a restaurant and you’re craving a steak; what kind of steak do you want? In today’s lesson you’ll learn to talk about different types of steaks.

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Top 10 Foods in the USA

28 Jul , 2015  

1. Cheeseburger with fries This is so popular because you can make them with as much or little toppings as you like! Most popular ones include onions, relish, bacon and in some areas even peanut butter! 2. Barbecue ribs Usually served with a bit of a char, and covered in BBQ sauce of course.. 3. […]

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“Sunday Brunch” – Pre-Intermediate English Lesson

27 Jul , 2015  

It’s not breakfast; it’s not lunch.  It’s brunch, one of the most popular meals of the week.  Find out what people across the world will be ordering next Sunday in today’s lesson!

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“I’m Vegetarian” – Elementary English Lesson

24 Jul , 2015  

Not everyone eats meat. In today’s lesson, we’re having lunch with a vegetarian friend. Listen in and find out what he does and doesn’t eat.

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More Awesome Ways to Learn English

23 Jul , 2015  

1. Use the internet’s free materials! ahem Real Deal English ahem.. So yeah There are many online sites that offer free explanations for English rules, translations and word definitions. At the same time, hundreds of books, instructional videos, listening tapes and other supplemental materials are available to anyone with the means to buy them. These […]

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“Product Recall” – Advanced English Lesson

22 Jul , 2015  

Ever have something go wrong with a new vehicle? Your first reaction might be, “Oh no, what did I do?” but what if it has nothing to do with anything you did? Today’s dialogue represents what happens when something is wrong with the automobile, not the operator.

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5 Cool Ways to Pick Up English

21 Jul , 2015  

Check out these top 5 tips on how you can maybe switch up your English learning process to make it more interesting, and more importantly more effective! #1: Find some English radio stations and podcasts in iTunes There are tons of podcasts about all topics imaginable these days: entertainment, politics, news. A good way to […]

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“Printing Business Cards” – Elementary English Lesson

20 Jul , 2015  

Need some more business cards? In today’s lesson learn how to have a conversation about ordering business cards.

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“Quitting a Job” – Intermediate English Lesson

17 Jul , 2015  

Whether you love your job or loathe it, the day will eventually come when it’s time to say goodbye and move on. Find out how to quit a job without burning any bridges in today’s intermediate lesson.

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“Writing Marketing Copy” – Upper-Intermediate English Lesson

16 Jul , 2015  

Marketing copy has existed for a long time. But the nature of marketing copy has changed quite a bit in the past few years. How do you write effective marketing copy for the digital and mobile age?

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“Ordering a Beer” – Elementary English Lesson

15 Jul , 2015  

Yes, you can always say “give me a beer”. But especially these days in the United States, there are lots of different types of beers out there. Which will you order? And did you bring your card?…

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15 Cool Facts About The English Language!

14 Jul , 2015  

1. ‘E’ is the most commonly used letter in the English language. In fact, as many as one in eight of all the letters written in English is ‘e’. 2. More English words begin with the letter ‘S’ than any other letter of the alphabet. 3. ‘I am.’ is the shortest complete sentence in the […]

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“Nice Jeans!” – Elementary English Lesson

13 Jul , 2015  

For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more English lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Those new premium jeans might have cost a week’s salary, but they sure do make your butt look good. Find out how to talk about […]

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Top Twitter pages for English Learners

8 Jul , 2015  

Twitter can be a great way to learn English and use some of the best resources available online.   1. Real Deal English (@realdealenglish) But you already knew this right? Follow us and receive free daily real-life situation based lessons, all in downloadable MP3 format so you can listen to them wherever and whenever you […]

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Top Common English Learning Mistakes

6 Jul , 2015  

1. Trying To Be Perfect Students and teachers often focus on mistakes. They worry about mistakes. They correct mistakes. They feel nervous about mistakes. They try to speak perfectly. No one, however, is perfect. Native speakers make mistakes all the time. You will too. Instead of focusing on the negative– focus on communication. Your goal […]

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“Racism in the United States” – Real Deal English

1 Jul , 2015  

For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more English lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢!

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“Office Gossip” – Intermediate English Lesson

29 Jun , 2015  

No matter how hard you may try, office gossip always happens. Who is doing what? Where? When? But, why?

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“Someone Added Me on Facebook” – Intermediate English Lesson

24 Jun , 2015  

For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more English lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Join Paul in today’s intermediate lesson as she views the activity on her Facebook page and interacts online with people she just met!

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“A Tough Job Interview” – Upper-Intermediate English Lesson

22 Jun , 2015  

For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more English lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Job interviews are always difficult. But sometimes your interviewer really is not trying to make your life easy. Check out this lesson to learn how […]

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“Intellectual Property Rights Trouble” – Advanced English Lesson

9 Jun , 2015  

For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more English lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! If your job involves working on the internet, as most jobs do these days, then you’re probably going to have to deal with intellectual property […]

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“Time Zones” – Elementary English Lesson

1 Jun , 2015  

Hello? What time is it there? If you have to call someone in a different time zone, today’s elementary lesson is for you!

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8 Ways to Learn English Through Music!

29 Apr , 2015  

1. Go to the right place to find songs. You could search video sharing sites such as YouTube and Vimeo. They have vast libraries of music videos and some will also be subtitled with the song lyrics in English. Spotify, a subscription service, is fantastic because they have a huge selection which you can take […]

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Drama in One Direction! – Real Deal English

22 Apr , 2015   Video

For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more English lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! So with Zayn now out of the band, people took to social media and expressed their unhappiness in a variety of ways.. Some in a […]

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The Longest 9 Words in the English Language

16 Apr , 2015  

9. Honorificabilitudinitatibus This 27-letter word coined by Shakespeare, in his comedy Love’s Labour’s Lost, is a testament to the Bard’s own intralexiconic skills. Meaning “the state of being able to achieve honors,” the word is the longest one in the English language with alternating consonants and vowels. 8. Antidisestablishmentarianism Containing 28-letters, antidisestablishmentarianism is the longest […]

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How I’m Fluent In 8 Languages – Interview With Olly Richards

10 Apr , 2015  

Real Deal English caught up with Olly from iwillteachyoualanguage.com and were very keen to find about how one actually should should go about tackling the rather small task of becoming fluent in EIGHT LANGUAGES! Here’s what Olly had to say. 1) What was the first language you tackled and why? I studied French and German […]

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“March Madness!” – Real Deal English

3 Apr , 2015   Video

For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more English lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Like college basketball? So do we! Join Spencer and Adam in today’s discussion about one of the most important times of the year for many […]

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5 Funny April Fool’s Day Pranks to Pull

31 Mar , 2015  

So slightly of topic, we thought we’d provide all of you keen English learners with some great practical jokes you can pull on those closest to you. Check them out and let us know how they go.. 1. “Desktop Background” – This works especially well in an environment where less tech-savvy people are known to […]

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“April Fools!” – Real Deal English

27 Mar , 2015   Video

For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more English lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Learn about the one day of the year you are able to legitimately pull pranks and not get in trouble for it! This is huge […]

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Fluent in 7 Languages – An Interview With “The Irish Polyglot”

24 Mar , 2015  

We recently got the chance to interview someone we’re sure many of you may be aware of or have seen online. Benny Lewis is fluent in 7 languages and aims to help people feel confident in speaking another language, even if they’ve only just started learning. Benny say’s his mission in life is giving people […]

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“Dude, Did You Just Fart?” – Real Deal English

23 Mar , 2015   Video

Join us in discussing possibly our stinkiest subject yet. Learn some different ways of expressing your thoughts on this rather not so glamorous topic. Let us know what other words or phrases you’ve heard of! The funniest one will be chosen to receive 1 month’s free access at OpenLanguage.com!

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5 More Ways to Pick Up English Faster

20 Mar , 2015  

#1: Pay attention to billboards, signs, advertisements, magazine stands and establishment names Look and think about what these ads mean. How many words do you recognize? Did you see that same word elsewhere? Make up sentences about what you’re seeing. #2: Love music? Try figuring out the words/lyrics of your favorite songs Watch video clips […]

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Human Translation vs. Google Translate in 2015

19 Mar , 2015  

A century ago, it would have been the stuff of science fiction. Using a machine to translate a foreign language into English? It would have sounded crazy. Today, though, it’s a reality. But not a perfect one. One problem with this technology is that there are so many different ways a word, phrase or sentence […]

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“It’s St Patrick’s Day!” – Real Deal English

18 Mar , 2015   Video

Join Adam and Spencer in today’s chat about the Irish tradition of St. Patrick’s Day. This is celebrated internationally so take note!