This tutorial tells us about using helping verbs with the simple form. It also gives us information on the differences between the present, past and future tenses.
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.
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.
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 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...
Today's word is "incognito". This is a noun, adjective and adverb. As an adverb it means without revealing one's identity.
This two part video is a short lesson outlining the basics of writing a discussion essay. It is about 13 minutes long in total.
Learn how to pronounce the AA sound in American English with this ESL lesson.
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.
The verb "stop" in the English language can be used with a gerund and an infinitive. The word "stop" has different meanings depending on how it's used. Look at the sentence, "I stopped eating fast food." Stopped is used in the past tense and eating is a gerund, or a word that describes an activity and functions as a noun. Look at the sentence, "I stopped to eat some fast food." In that sentence, there is an infinitive. The first sentence means I no longer eat fast food. The second sentence me...
Today's word is "hierarchy". This is a noun which means a system of people, organizations, or things that have ranks.
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.
Today's word is "minuscule". This is an adjective which means very small and tiny.
The presenter, Ms. Jennifer explains how compound words are formed from phrasal verbs. With examples she explains how the meaning and pronunciation differs when compound words are formed from phrasal verbs. She explains the difference between 'show' and 'show off' by showing her collection of fans, and showing off with one of her beautiful fan from Japan. Then she explains the difference between 'show off' and 'show-off', giving examples and makes the listeners clear about compound nouns also...
Today's word is "pause". This is both a noun and a verb. As a verb, it means to stop an action temporarily.
This episode goes over idioms related to the outdoors. This video is great for advanced students learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
In this episode learn to talk about your family in the English language. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
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...
This ESL tutorial shows how to make yes-no questions in the passive voice in the present perfect tense. The passive voice un the present perfect tense uses have or has + subject + been + past participle. Watch this how to video and you'll be speaking English in no time.
Today's word is "despot". This is a noun which means a tyrant or someone who abuses his power.
Today's word is "scenario". This is a noun which means an imagined sequence of events.
This video is about the word "zealous". This is an adjective which means being enthusiastic or passionate.
This episode shows you how to ask and give directions in the English language. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
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 "entrepreneur". This is a noun which means someone who owns and manages a business, taking on financial risks to do so.
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 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 "queue". This is both a verb and a noun. As a noun, it means a line of people waiting their turn.
Check out this instructional video to learn how to introduce yourself in English in a business situation. "Social English" is a series of four short videos that deal with common face-to-face English situations at Fujikin. This is the first video in the series and will show you how to introduce yourself to an English speaker.
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).
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."
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...
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.
Here is a useful guide to using the slash punctuation mark. Make sure you know where to appropriately place this punctuation mark, and use your slashes properly in your English writing. Use the slash punctuation mark.
Today's word is "hyperbole". This is a noun which means an exaggerated statement.
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."
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 ...
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 "ubiquitous". This is an adjective which means being or appearing to be everywhere at the same time.
Today's word is "rendezvous". This is a noun and a verb. As a verb, it means to come together or meet by arrangement.