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likely probablity
Intermediate
Vicki

Likely: An English Word You’re Likely to Need!

Learn how to to talk about probability in English with the word likely. It’s a word you’re likely to need! In this video you’ll learn the common structures and collocations we use with likely and see how we use them in action. You’ll also learn an idiom where we always use it ironically. And finally you’ll learn what happens to a marshmallow if you cook it in the microwave for 60 seconds. Mmmm. Irresistable! Click

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job interview
Intermediate
Vicki

Learn how to Ace an English Job Interview with an Expert

In this English Show we talk about how to succeed in an job interview and we’re joined by Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat of the fabulous English with a Twist blog. Hey. Come on everybody. It’s going to start. Well, that’s true. Who did that? Hello everybody. Welcome to The English Show. Welcome. I’m Vicki and I’m an English teacher. And with me is my good friend, Fluency MC. Hey, hey, hey. I’m Fluency. I’m also an

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review
Intermediate
Vicki

Happy Holidays Review 2016

A review of highlights from Simple English Videos in 2016. Jay and Vicki look back on some of the events and their favourite comedy skits and sketches. Click here for more hang out and Q & A videos Hello everyone. Welcome to the end of 2016 show. We’re going to look back at some of our favourite clips. And stay tuned for an important announcement about our new lesson schedule and about out live show

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embarrassing
Elementary
Vicki

You’re not fat! Greeting someone who’s pregnant

Sometimes Jay can be so embarrassing! Here’s what you shouldn’t say when you greet someone who’s pregnant. Knock on door Rachel. Hi Rachel. Come in sit down. How are you? Fine thanks. Have you put on weight? Don’t be silly Jay. Rachel’s expecting You’re going to have a baby Yes. Oh congratulations! So you’re not fat. https://www.simpleenglishvideos.com/wait-hope-expect-look-forward-to/ to learn how we use the verb expecting to talk about pregnancy. Click here to see more conversations

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due
Intermediate
Vicki

Due – a verb we use to talk about the future in English

We don’t always use a future tense to talk about the future in English. We often use a particular word or expression instead and the word due is one of them. In this video you’ll learn three of its meanings. This word is particularly useful for business English students. We also use the verbs wait, hope, expect and look forward to talk about the future. Click here to see a video about them. Do you

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American baseball idioms
Advanced
Vicki

American Baseball Idioms (See examples in action)

If you need to understand Americans, it really helps to understand baseball idioms. They often come up in conversation. We use many of these idioms in British English too, but not all. Watch these videos to learn their meanings and see lots of examples. There are four baseball idiom videos here, so keep scrolling down to watch them all. They’ll help you hit it out of the ball park! Baseball Idioms Video 1 (hit it

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making arrangements appointments
Elementary
Vicki

Making Arrangements and Appointments Song + Days of the Week.

Here’s a fun way to learn phrases we use to make arrangements and appointments in English. Sing them! Yes, sing them! It’s great for pronunciation and it’ll make them stick in your mind. You’ll also practice the days of the week. This video stars my son Tom who is also an English teacher and he has a terrific YouTube channel where he teaches phrasal verbs. Make sure you check it out and subscribe! Click here

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about to is bound to
Intermediate
Vicki

About to and Bound to

Do you find you’re always using ‘will ‘ and ‘going to’ to talk about the future? Here are two more expressions that native speakers use. This video was inspired by my son. When he was six, he knew he shouldn’t play with matches, so he went behind the curtains to experiment and the curtains caught fire. I was out at the time and his Dad was in charge. He acted promptly and luckily nobody was injured. But

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