What is Real English®?
Real English® is an online video library of spontaneous dialogues of people interviewed on the streets of English-speaking countries, organized according to grammatical, lexical, and functional criteria used in the interactive exercises.
In other words, Real English is based on a very simple idea, the organization and exploitation of spontaneous speech. This notion of spontaneity in language learning goes way beyond today's tired catchword of "authentic" video, which most often is limited to Hollywood films or news broadcasts. There are no actors in Real English®. Students identify with ordinary people, i.e., the famous interviewees, especially when we put them on the spot with our questions. Listening comprehension comes naturally to learners, given the magnetic quality of the people chosen to appear and speak in our clips.
Our interactive lessons cover short, easily digestible extracts of the main videos using step-by-step exercises. There is a great deal of natural repetition: even the more difficult passages are learned in a natural way. Ideal for all teaching and self-study situations, & perfect for blended learning!