Pronunciation is key to learning any new language. Before diving into the vocabulary and basic phrases, a good approach is to listen and try and get your aural perception honed in. A new word or phrase, like "je m'appelle" in French, is awesome to learn, but it's important to learn it correctly: that starts and ends with pronunciation.
Learn how to speak conversational (informal) hindi. Not exactly the bookish hindi.
Do you want to spice up your relationship and say something romantic on valentine's day? How about saying "I love you" or "I like you" in Vietnamese? This will sound different depending on if a guy or a girl is saying to one another. For a girl to say "I like you" to a guy, she would say "Em th’ch anh" and for a guy to say it to a girl, they would say "Anh th’ch em". For a girl to say "I love you" to a guy, she would say "Em yu anh". For a guy to say it to a girl, he would say "Anh yu em".
In English, "supposed to" expresses obligation. Someone expects you to do something. It's an unusual form of the passive voice, but it's very important to learn. This ESL tutorial teaches you how to use "supposed to" in English. Watch this grammar how to video and you will be speaking English in no time.
Meeting new people can be hard for some people, especially if they're using a different language, like French. This video will teach you how to say "what is your name" and "my name is" in French. To ask someone their name, a stranger or someone older than you, ask, "Comment vous appelez-vous?". When asking someone your own age, it's "Comment tu t'appelles?" To answer, say "Je m'appelle" + Your Name. Example: "Je m'appelle David."
In this tutorial we learn how to say number 1 to 10 in Vietnamese. When you learn how to say this, make sure you have the accent down right or understand how to read the language. M™t = One, Hai = Two, Ba = Three, Bon = Four, Nam = Five, Sau = Six, Bay = Seven, Tam = Eight, Chin = Nine, and Muoi = Ten. Listen to the video so you can hear how to properly say each of the words. These are pretty simple and basic, so you shouldn't have any problem saying them at all. Enjoy learning this beautiful...
In this French lesson, you'll learn the basic French pronouns. In the French language, pronouns like "I" and "she" are already familiar around the world, but others like "us" or "them" are unknown. Learn all of the following words in French"
Watch to learn how to pronounce different combinations of vowels and "tr" in French.
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 ...
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...
Basic courtesy is important no matter where you go, so if you are off to an Arabic speaking country, this lesson is essential. A little Arabic can go a long way. The second episode in the Survival Phrases series will teach you how to say and understand "You're Welcome" in Arabic. Follow along with the language lessons in these videos and you'll be speaking Arabic in no time.
Check out this instructional language video to learn how to speak Cherokee. In this lesson, learn how to say the phrase "Welcome to America...Now speak Cherokee" in Cherokee. This video provides romanized letters as well as letters from the Cherokee alphabet. This video is great for beginners who want to improve their Cherokee language skills. Practice by learning how to say the phrase "Welcome to America, Now speak Cherokee."
Learn how to pronounce the letter "m" in different ways in French
An English teacher shows how to make the present perfect tense in the form of a question.
Learn how to describe some common facial expressions and actions in French. Part 1 of 2 - How to Describe facial expressions in French.
It's hard enough to get through the holidays without strangling your relatives. It's even harder when you don't speak the same language. If you have family that only speaks French, check out this video to learn how to say "I'm thirsty."
Today's word is "weary". This is both a verb and an adjective. As an adjective, it means being tired mentally and physically, or causing fatigue.
A lot of the English you hear in the real world isn't taught in the classroom. In this ESL tutorial you will learn how to pronounce "ry" at the end of a word. Watch this how to video and you will be speaking English in no time.
This video starts the Hindi tutorials, with the vowels of Hindi, including the writing system (Devanagari script). Please watch the videos on Hindi phonetics before this part.
Today's word is "obesity". This is a noun which means excessive fatness.
As soon as you say 'Hi' you would ask what's up? or what's going on? Same expression is expressed as 'Aur Kya Chal Reha hai?' in Hindi which means "What's going on?"
Watch to learn how to say the names of things you use in the kitchen, like plates, colanders, and the stove, in French.
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.
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.
Say numbers 1-10 in Hindi. Watch this tutorial as it tells you how to say the numbers 1-10 in Hindi.
Check out this instructional language video to learn how to speak Cherokee! In this lesson, learn how to say "I Love You" (Gvgeyu) in the Eastern (Giduwa) dialect of the Cherokee language. This video utilizes a repetition tactic and visual examples to help you memorize the words. This video is great for beginners who want to improve their Cherokee language skills. Practice your Cherokee by learning how to say "I love you" to the person you love!
In this video, we learn how to say "thank you" & "you're welcome" in Vietnamese. To say "thank you" you will say "C‡m _n". To say "thank you very much" you will say "C‡m _n R_t Nhi_u". To say "you're welcome" you will say "Kh™ng C— Chi". To say "no problem" you would say "Kh™ng Sao". Remember these phrases when you are in different scenarios, whether you're in the grocery store or you're in the street. Listen to the speaker in the video to better understand how each of the words are spoken an...
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".
This episode brings you these "Tagalog" terms of endearment: Ni, Wish-heart, and Luuuuub. It's not really Tagalog, but when you use these terms, there's no denying you're in the Philippines.
Check out this instructional language video to learn to speak Cherokee. In this lesson, learn how to say "Thank you" in Cherokee. This video uses the Giduwa or Eastern dialect to say Thank you, you're welcome, and I appreciate you. This video is great for beginners who want to improve their Cherokee language skills. Practice your Cherokee by expressing your gratitude!
Be kind to people on your trip to Poland by learning how to greet people in the streets! In this video, learn how to say "good morning", "good evening", and "nice to meet you" in Polish & the correct pronunciation for each. Before you know it, you may win over the entire country!
Talk about what you did during your vacation in French (especially if you are going to, or have gone to, France, n'est pas?)
KhoeKhoegowab is the most populous and widespread of the Khoisan languages. It belongs to the Khoe language family, and is spoken in Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa by the Namaqua, Damara, and Haillom, as well as smaller ethnic groups such as the #Khomani. In this video learn to say basic phrases in KhoeKhoegowab.
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French word for "pleased to meet you": "enchanté" or, for women, "enchantée." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.
Learn the French hand gesture for "I swear" or "I promise you" ("je le jure").
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "excuse me": "excusez-moi." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.
Benny teaches you some greetings and phrases used in public speaking in Mandarin Chinese.
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 ...
The ah sound. The jaw drops more on this sound than it does on any other vowel sound. Ah, ah. And as you can see, the tongue is laying there on the bottom of the mouth. Ah. So, the jaw drops here, make the sound, ah: pretty basic, simple, and straightforward. Ah. Sample words: father, collar, calm. Sample sentence: The party at the bar was a mob scene.