Tag: politeness

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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Holiday Events in Philadelphia 2021

Join us for the holidays in Center City Philadelphia in the holidays this year and learn lots of useful English vocabulary along the way. We’ll take you to see:The Comcast Holiday Spectacular ShowLove ParkThe Christmas VillageCity Hall and Dilworth Park You’ll also learn some differences between British and American English like:different meanings for ‘tuck in’‘walker’ and ‘zimmer‘smoosh’ Hi everyone. We have visitors.I’m Scott.I’m Christine.And we thought we’d go out and see what’s happening in Philadelphia

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The top 50 MOST FREQUENT irregular verbs | part 1

Learn the 50 most common irregular English verbs in this two part series. Based on corpus research, you’ll learn the key verbs you need to know. And to make sure you remember them, we follow a two step process. Step one: you see and example or definition and you have to try to guess the verb. Step two: you say the three parts of the verb (base form, past form, past participle). This is first

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Intermediate
Jay

11 British and American word differences

Here’s another video in our series with Super Agent Awesome on British and American English word differences. In this video we look at differences like zit and spot and say what we’d call them in British and American English. This time the words include: band aid – plaster zit or pimple – spot caravan – convoy recreational vehicle (RV) mom and mommy – mum and mummy mom and pop store public transportation -public transport public

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Intermediate
Jay

English weight loss vocabulary – a success story

Find out how Vicki and Jay lost 80 lbs and learn lots of useful English weight loss vocabulary. For example:put on weightgain weightlose weightplump, chubbycalorie counting dietscrash dietsfad dietslow carb/ high carb dietsvegan dietgoing on a dietgetting back on a dietbreak your dietruin your dietplateaucut back oncut down oncut outfull, full upendurancewatch your weight Some of you have noticed that Jay and I have both lost weight.Exactly.Which we’re very proud of and we’re going to

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