Can you speak like the Beatles? Not bloody likely! Well, you CAN learn to speak with a Liverpudlian accent IF you check out this video and wrap your head and tongue around the words. This accent is a wonderful one and recognized around the world as the dialect spoken by the Fab 4. It almost sounds Scottish, but it's 100% working class England. John Lennon had the best example out of the Beatles of this accent, with George Harrison coming second. Paul and Ringo did not have particularly good L...
Today's word is "faux pas". This is a noun of French origin which means a social slip in etiquette or manners.
In this English tutorial we look at fame and words connected with it. There are many words to describe a person who is famous or a "star." This ESL video lesson teaches you how to talk about well known people in the English language.
Today's word is "queue". This is both a verb and a noun. As a noun, it means a line of people waiting their turn.
Today's word is "honorable". This is an adjective which means being morally correct, distinguished, or respectable.
Yossarian the Grammarian provides a quick review of modals and auxiliaries, and shows you how many words long a verb can be. Great for ESL students.
Destroy filler words, overcome stuttering, speak smoothly, improve enunciation, and get better at public speaking all around with just marbles and your mouth! This video is best for people learning to reduce stuttering or students learning English as a second language (ESL).
This video tutorial is in the Language category which will show you how to describe problems in English. When describing problems in English, many people use the word trouble. When you frame a question, you can frame it in the present or the present continuous tense. For example; what do you have trouble with or what are you having trouble with? Similarly, when you answer the question you can use the present or the present continuous tense. Examples of this are; I have trouble with my car or ...
Being is a word that can be hard to master for English as a Second Language speakers. It can be used as a gerund, or in present or past continuous tenses.
Paul, an English teacher, gives a lesson on the difference between the word "live" as a verb and as an adjective. To make to "v" sound when saying the word, the lower lip has to touch the teeth. "Live" as verb is an action, so you say "I live in Minneapolis". The singular form is "live," and the plural form is "lives". Live" as an adjective is a describing word, so you say "Live TV is fun". "Live"" as an adjective describes the subject of a sentence. "Live" as an adjective can mean something ...
In this English language tutorial we look at fear and being afraid. There are many words to convey the emotion of fear and anxiety. This ESL lesson teaches you how to talk about your fear and the names of some common phobias.
Some modal verbs can be put in front of the continuous form to express some present action that is or isn't happening. To make the past tense for each, use "have been" instead of "be."
Instantly improve your American English pronunciation by following these invaluable tips on how to speak more slowly. You'll be amazed at the difference in your speech!
In this video, we learn how to use "It's + adjective + infinitive" in English. To form these sentences, you will use the pattern that is stated above. This is very common in the English language, and you can put whatever you want into the sentence as the infinitive. You can change this from "it's hard to do" to It's not hard to do" to "it's easy to do". You can also make something negative, by giving it the prefix "im", which would change "possible" to "impossible". You can also ad in "un" to...
Accents are not only fun but attractive too, when done properly, at least. Work on your Irish accent, practicing the inflection and sound of consonants and vowels. Impress your friends with your new accent.
Learning American English is often difficult when faced with two words of similar spelling or sound. This is certainly true in the case of "we're" and "were".
Today's word is "hyperbole". This is a noun which means an exaggerated statement.
In this four part episode, Jennifer goes over how to stress parts of certain words to pronounce words correctly in the English language. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL).
In this ESL lesson, an American English teachers shows you how to use "be going to," "be able to," "have to," and "ought to" in the passive voice. These are examples of idiomatic modal verbs in the passive voice. Watch this how to video and you will be speaking English in no time.
In this two part episode, Jennifer shows you how to develop your awareness of the natural rhythm in English. Learn to pause naturally by grouping your words into thoughts, also called thought groups. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL).
Today's word is "facade". This is a noun which means a face of a building or a superficial appearance.
In this video it is explained how to use the words "got" "got to" and "gotta'". "Got" is the past tense of the word " get". Sometimes Americans say "have got" in place of "have" or "got" in place of "have". For example there is a sentence "I've got my wallet". Some Americans say "I have my wallet" and some may say "I got my wallet". All of them are correct. "Gotta'" is used in place of "have got to". For example there is a sentence" I have got to go". Some Americans may say
Today's word is "aesthetic". This is both a noun and an adjective. As an adjective, it means relating to a sense of beauty.
Today's word is "endeavor". This is a noun as well as a verb. As a noun, it means an effort or attempt to accomplish something. As a verb, it means to strive or attempt.
Today's word is "hierarchy". This is a noun which means a system of people, organizations, or things that have ranks.
Today's word is "thwart". This is a verb which means to prevent from accomplishing a purpose or a plan. For example, you can say "The police thwarted three terrorist attacks at LAX last month."
An American English teacher explains how infinitives are used.
In this video, we learn how to use the verb "be" in different tenses. This verb changes depending on the verb tense and subject in which it's used. In the present tense, "I am", "we are", "you are", etc can be used. In the past tense "I was", "you were", "he was", "we were", etc can be used. For future tense "I will be", "you will be", "he will be", "she will be", etc can be used. Depending on the tense you have, the verb "be" will change in all the sentences. Make sure to go over these and l...
Learn how to say the days of the week in English. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday are the days of the week.
Many of my students have problems pronouncing the soft i. This ESL how to video explains how your mouth should move for the soft i and the hard e. You'll never say beach when you mean bitch again. Watch this how to video and you'll be speaking proper English in no time.
This two part video is a short lesson outlining the basics of writing a discussion essay. It is about 13 minutes long in total.
Today's word is "alumni". This is a noun and the plural form of "alumnus" which means a graduate of a specific school.
In this two part episode, Jennifer uses nursery rhymes to develop a sense of rhythm in the English language. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL).
In this episode learn common phrases used in business negotiations in the English language. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
Today's word is "misogynistic". This is an adjective which means prejudiced against women.
MORE FREE VIDEOS http://www.sozoexchange.com Today's word is "narcissistic". This is an adjective which means having too much love or admiration of oneself.
Learn what English words to emphasize in phrases and sentences. Develop your awareness of rhythm in English speech. Learn to stress words correctly and naturally.
In this tutorial, we learn how to speak English using infinitives for questions. First, you need to be able to identify reported questions inside of a conversation. Infinitives include words like "to go", "to buy", "to find". They are formed by saying "to" + the verb. "Wh" infinitives are simply at the beginning of infinitives, like "where to go", "when to buy", and "how to find". Use infinitives to report questions that have modal verbs such as "should" and "can" depending on what the modal ...
In this video, we learn how to speak English by changing the structure of phrasal verbs. Phrasal verbs can be transitive or intransitive, which means followed or not followed by an object. Transitive phrasal verbs can be separable or inseparable, which means the object can come between the verb and a particle. With a phrasal verb that is separable, pronouns as direct object must be placed between the verb and its particle. Examples of this include: children put on costumes, children put costu...
Today's word is "vehement". This is an adjective which means being intense in one's conviction or decision about something. For example, you can say, "My brother and his wife are vehement about adopting a baby from Iraq."