Episodes
Before Curtis and Amy were English teachers, they had a small delivery service company in Canada. People would call to get food delivered from their favorite restaurants (... this is before Uber eats), ask for a few grocery items, and even ask to get alcohol delivered so they didn't have to drink and drive.   Hear about some of our most memorable customers and also a cool role play to teach you how to place a delivery order!   Do you love our podcast conversations? Get full access to ALL...
Published 11/30/22
Getting sick or getting hurt happens to all of us and learning how to talk about these things in English can be tricky which is why we decided to record this conversation.   You will hear about different injuries and illnesses that Amy and Curtis have had over the years that brought them into the doctor's office. There's a ton of interesting vocabulary and great stories in this one, so be sure to grab the transcription and MP3 download while it is available at the link below.   Do you...
Published 11/11/22
There is no doubt that learning English is not a sprint, it's a marathon. To stay motivated, you need to see progress and results. The fastest way to see results is with consistency! Learn how to put this advice into action to learn English faster than ever! Do you love our podcast conversations? Get access to over 60 additional conversations that are exclusively available to premium members. Get the conversations here! Unlock your fluency with Real Conversations with native speakers. Find...
Published 11/01/22
The summer vacation adventure continues high into the mountain to a small town called Mazamitla where Amy & Curtis spend a few days in nature. Hear about their ATV tour, campfires, getting caught in a rainstorm. They also talk about a very unique stop at the one and only 'Sand Temple' in the world which took over 50 years to carve out by hand!   Do you love our podcast conversations? Get full access to ALL of our conversations lesson including the ones that are exclusively available to...
Published 10/18/22
It's been a few years since Amy & Curtis have had a summer vacation and they wanted to make the most of it by exploring some new places. Their trip was to Guadalajara which is the origin of Mariachi music and is in the state where tequilla was born. Hear about the unique way they explored the historic downtown, ate some amazing local food, survived the insane traffic, and even found a hidden gem in a national park.   Do you love our podcast conversations? Get full access to ALL of our...
Published 10/05/22
Curtis and I thought it would be interesting for everyone to hear us explain three stories from some of our scariest moments. These stories will be explained in vivid detail to help you hear the art of storytelling. Looking back now, we are very grateful that nothing bad happened to us and we were able to tell these stories, but they definitely were pretty scary at the time.   Do you love our podcast conversations? Get full access to ALL of our conversations lesson including the ones that...
Published 09/21/22
Birthday celebrations are always fun but they tend to change as we get older. As a child, there is nothing more exciting than having a big party with all of our friends. As an adult, most of us prefer to treat ourselves to a nice dinner out or spend the evening with close friends or family. In this English conversation audio, we will be talking about some of our most memorable birthday celebrations. Send Our Podcast Some Love with a Review! If you have 2 minutes to leave the Real...
Published 09/14/22
Every summer Curtis and Amy go back to Canada and one of the things they look forward to is the ferry boat that crosses over this beautiful lake (that you can see in the image below). In this conversation, you'll hear the reasons why this type of transportation exists, what it's like and why it's such a cool part of the road trip out to Amy's parents' house every summer.   Do you love our podcast conversations? Get full access to ALL of our conversations lesson including the ones...
Published 09/07/22
In this conversation, you'll hear the reasons why this type of transportation exists, what it's like and why it's such a cool part of the road trip out to Amy's parents' house every summer.
Published 09/07/22
Getting away from the city to spend a few days relaxing in a cabin surrounded by nature is a great way to relax. Amy & Curtis LOVE to explore different areas and stay in a cabin so they can enjoy time by the campfire, relax while listening to the sounds of nature, and sometimes, do activities like kayaking or hiking. Hear about their most memorable cabin getaways in this episode!   Do you love our podcast conversations? Get full access to ALL of our conversations lesson including...
Published 08/31/22
Growing up as a kid, we all heard our parents use some funny phrases and expressions to tell us what we should or shouldn't be doing. Now, it's time to learn some of the classic sayings in English. In this podcast, Amy and Curtis share some of the things they heard their parents say throughout their childhood to get their point across. "I hope you know money doesn't grow on trees" "You make a better door than a window" "I can't even hear myself think!" You must listen to this...
Published 08/24/22
Growing up as a kid, we all heard our parents use some funny phrases and expressions to tell us what we should or shouldn't be doing. Now, it's time to learn some of the classic sayings in English. In this podcast, Amy and Curtis share some of the things they heard their parents say throughout their childhood to get their point across. "I hope you know money doesn't grow on trees" "You make a better door than a window" "I can't even hear myself think!" You must listen to this episode if you...
Published 08/24/22
Listen to English stories about some spooky but interesting topics such as haunted houses and UFOs in the sky in this English podcast with transcripts. 
Published 08/10/22
Gardening and growing your own food are becoming more and more popular. Listen to this interesting conversation where Amy and Curtis discuss why they like to have a garden, why they think food that you grow yourself tastes better, and also hear about their friend Sebo who has an organic vegetable farm.   Do you love our podcast conversations? Get full access to ALL of our conversations lesson including the ones that are exclusively available to premium members. Get the 80+ conversations...
Published 08/03/22
What do you do when your internet goes down? After calling the internet company, of course, Amy and Curtis decided to make the most of their time and record a new podcast talking about this problem. If you have ever wanted to hear what it is like to call customer service and get technical support, you will LOVE the realistic role play between Amy and Curtis where they pretend to call to report a problem with their internet. Also, if you've ever thought that having a conversation with...
Published 06/17/22
In this episode, you will hear about how 2 students started to use Deliberate Practice in their language learning which allowed them to quickly overcome a challenge they had for YEARS with their speaking fluency and confidence. Hear Fortu and Eli's insightful stories and how they managed to finally feel comfortable and confident speaking in English. Get the ALL the worksheets, audio lessons, and transcription for this special training podcast series here:...
Published 01/12/22
This is the final part of this special 3-part series where you are going to learn HOW to accelerate your English learning to reach your English goals faster. Get the ALL the worksheets, audio lessons, and transcription for this special training podcast series here: https://realenglishconversations.com/email/deliberate-practice/   About this episode... So what was the BIGGEST mistake I made that kept me stuck as a beginner for so long? It wasn’t only because I was doing Naive...
Published 01/06/22
This is the 2nd part of this 3-part series where you are going to learn HOW to accelerate your English learning to reach your English goals faster. Get the worksheets, audio downloads, and transcription for this special training podcast series here: https://realenglishconversations.com/email/deliberate-practice/   About this episode... The key is to STOP practicing English in this general ‘naive’ way… Is to make sure you have a CLEAR goal. So, what are your goals anyway? To...
Published 01/05/22
Welcome to Part 1 of this 3-part series where you are going to learn HOW to accelerate your English learning to reach your English goals faster. Get the worksheets, audio downloads, and transcription for this special training podcast series here: https://realenglishconversations.com/email/deliberate-practice/   About this episode... Looking back on the past few months and thinking about everything you’ve done: … All of the podcasts you’ve listened to. … All the TV series...
Published 01/04/22
First and foremost, I would like to wish everybody a very happy New Year and welcome to 2022! Today, I have a special podcast episode that is going to motivate you and leave you full of inspiration about the possibilities for this year. To show you how much can be accomplished in just a few months, I've selected a couple of stories from our students to share with you that had a major breakthroughs with their English during the last year. If you would like to subscribe to get notified...
Published 01/01/22
Get the Transcript for this Podcast Episode: https://realenglishconversations.com/latest/ New Year's Eve is only a few days away and we thought that it would be fun to share our story about a house party we had to celebrate New Year's Eve with our friends in Canada. We'll talk about what the party was like, how we celebrated and the unexpected surprise just before midnight! Amy, Curtis, and our entire team at Real English Conversations would like to take the opportunity to with you...
Published 12/28/21
Learn how to improve your listening much faster with this lesson: https://realenglishconversations.com/listening/ Can you imagine having to live and work in the one of the coldest parts of Canada? In this conversation, Amy interviews her friend Mona who works in one of the oil mines is Fort McMurray, Canada where the temperatures get down below -50 degrees celcius! Mona explains the work she does, how she deals with the temperatures and also, talks about the beautiful northern...
Published 12/07/21
Learn how to improve your speaking and fluency with this lesson: https://realenglishconversations.com/speaking/ There are a lot of students who want to lose their accents so that they can sound like native speakers. But when we break this down into what people want to be able to do, it comes down to these three goals: * they want to be able to speak more easily without thinking too hard, * they want to be clearly understood, * they want to understand what other people are...
Published 12/01/21
Learn how to improve your speaking and fluency with this lesson: https://realenglishconversations.com/speaking/ After recording more than 75 conversations, we thought it would be fun to start bringing back some of our favorite conversations from the past. This week, we are talking about hot springs in Canada and how this is one of our favorite activities to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. You'll hear about the two types of hot springs you will find and also hear about a funny...
Published 11/25/21