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Explained: Present Perfect Simple vs Present Perfect Continuous

Explained: Present Perfect Simple vs. Present Perfect Continuous https://youtu.be/R-CVtjN3qc8 In this video you’re going to learn about the main differences between the present perfect simple and the present perfect continuous, also known as the present perfect progressive. We focus on the function and uses of these two similar forms of the present perfect and what situations (or contexts) it is appropriate to use the simple instead of the continuous form, and vice versa. We’ll also

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Intermediate
Jay

Professional Ways to Say ‘Sorry’ in English

Professional Ways to Say ‘Sorry’ in English In this video we demonstrate different ways to make an apology. Saying ‘sorry’ is incredibly common in the English language. It’s a typical thing for British people to say, even when it’s not their fault! But there are many other ways to express that you feel sorry about something and we show you them and explain the contexts when we typically use them in video for English language

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Intermediate
Jay

Devise Vs. Device

Devise Vs. Device – They sound similar. Learn when and how to use each! In this video we look at two confusing words ‘devise’ vs. ‘device’. Many English students find it difficult to use these two similar words because they have distinct uses. We explain how to use these words correctly using a funny story that provides lots of examples of ‘device’ and ‘devise’ in use. Jay asks his team to devise a plan that

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Intermediate
Jay

ADVISE or ADVICE? What’s the difference?

https://youtu.be/-wO9W-pJtFQ Advise vs. advice. Two almost identical words with different meanings. Learn how to use these words correctly by watching this funny story with lots of advise and advice examples.     After the story Jay and Tom teach you everything you need to know about using advise and advice in a sentence. This video will show you verb and adjective collocations (words that naturally go together with advise and advice) as well as the pronunciation

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Intermediate
Jay

The Phrasal Verb Rap Video with Fluency MC

https://youtu.be/YJyRc_QOhbw Fluency MC, the master of English Language Training rap videos, entertains and educates learners with this amazing performance teaching phrasal verbs in his own, unique, teaching style. Filmed in Almeria, Spain, the new home of Simple English Videos, Fluency performs in front of historic and magnificent scenery in the south of Spain. He squeezes 31 phrasal verbs into 2 minutes of knowledge entertainment. The Complete Transcript Check it out.  Take a look. Inspect. Investigate. Come

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Jay

“Look” as a Phrasal Verb and the Sad Tale of Mr. Gerbil

Look is not only one of the most used words in the English language, it take on more power as phrasal verb. Yana, Tom, and Jay make Look as Phrasal Verb a fun, and worthwhile lesson as Tom tells his psychiatrist the sad tale of Mr. Gerbil. The Transcript My sister let the towel unravel from her hand, and Mr. Gerbil landed with a thump. We looked over its tiny little body, looking for any signs of life, but it

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Intermediate
Jay

How to use LOOK in English – It’s not as easy as it looks!

In this video we show you the 4 main ways to use the verb Look. Many English students make mistakes when trying to use this tricky verb. Watch Tom , Yana, and Jay as they teach you how to use Look in everyday conversations. Tom and the Psychiatrist   Look, you’ve got to stop whining. No wonder your wife left you.I’m paying you to help me, not attack me. You look pathetic. Look is one of the

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Intermediate
Jay

How to Respond to English Questions and Requests

In this video we teach you some extremely useful ways to respond to requests in English. No matter if the request is formal or informal, whether you accept it or decline it, we show you some appropriate responses that will always give you something polite and suitable to say after ‘yes’ or ‘no’. TRANSCRIPT Put the money in the bag. That was one of the waysto make a requestwe looked atin our last video.But how

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Intermediate
Jay

6 Useful Ways to Ask for Anything in English | Make Requests

What’s the best way to make a request in English? You might say: “Give it to me!” or more politely, you might ask “if it’s no trouble, would you mind giving it to me?” In this video we will show you 6 extremely useful ways to ask for something and explain when each way is most appropriate for the situation. Put the money in the bag. Could you put the money in the bag? If

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