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.
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.
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!
Watch to learn how to say the numbers from thirty to forty in French. trente - thirty
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?"
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"
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.
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".
Learn how to say and spell the numbers 40 through 50 in French
One of the fun and special traditions enjoyed and shared by the deaf community is signing stories using number or alphabet hand shapes. In these stories, various hand shapes do not stand for the numbers and letters themselves, but are used as signs or gestures to convey concepts. They are signed in alphabetical or numerical order, and used in amazing ways to sign or act out a story.
Check out this instructional language video to learn to speak Hungarian! In this video lesson, learn how to count and say the numbers (számok) one through ten in Hungarian: egy, ketto, harom, negy, ot, hat, het, nyolc, kilenc, tiz. This video is great for beginners who need to build their vocabulary. Improve your Hungarian by learning how to count and say the numbers in Hungarian!
Watch to learn how to count from zero to one hundred in French. Includes written-out words. Part 1 of 10 - How to Say the numbers from 0 to 100 in French.
If you're going to know how any phrase in a foreign language, "Do you know English?" is a useful one. In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask someone if they speak English in Spanish: "¿Habla inglés?" For more information, including an example of the proper pronunciation, watch this free video Spanish lesson.
People respond so much better to requests when you add the word "please" in front of them. So if you're stuck in a foreign, Spanish-speaking country, it's vital that you add "please" when necessary to establish good manners, so that people will help you out.
Learn Languages shows us how to say the days of the week in French, and then ask what day it is. Starting with Monday, the presenter familiarizes us with the French names lundi, mardi, mercredi, jeudi, vendredi, samedi, and dimanche. He also points out that it is important to not capitalize these words. We start slowly, then pick up the pace and say them in sequence more quickly. The presenter follows this up with a short quiz, to make sure we remember the names. We are then presented with a ...
Shanghai in China has always been the most popular location choice for the World Expo, and this year's Expo is the most expensive in Expo history.
Learn how to say and spell the numbers 90 through 100 in French
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.
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".
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.
Before you embark your journey to Poland, first learn some manners! In this "basic survival Polish lesson" learn how to say such phrases in Polish as: "please", "thank you", and "that's alright".
Say numbers 1-10 in Hindi. Watch this tutorial as it tells you how to say the numbers 1-10 in Hindi.
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...
In this tutorial, we learn Japanese slang "kakkoii" or "cool". The word we will learn is "kakkoii" which describes something that is cool, looks awesome, or sounds cool. So, if you wanted to describe a band that sounds cool or say someone is cool, you would use this word. There is a small "su" in the word that you will need to learn how to pronounce when you are saying it. "Mabui" is a word that you would to describe for a girl that is really hot with a nice body and face. For the ladies, if ...
Talk about what you did during your vacation in French (especially if you are going to, or have gone to, France, n'est pas?)
Benny teaches you some greetings and phrases used in public speaking in Mandarin Chinese.
Learning a few basic sentences or phrases in any language can be helpful sometimes in certain situations. This is particularly important when considering words like "hello", "what is your name" or "my name is" etc. There phrases find their use in everyday interactions.
Learn how to say "used to do" in Mandarin Chinese. In the video around 2:07 - 2:46, I made a mistake in typing on "Learnt." It was "Xue2," sorry about that.
This video teaches viewers how to say common phrases in German such as Hello, Please and Thank you! To say Hello, good day in German you would say 'Hallo, guten tag'! The portion of the phrase 'hallo' means Hello in German. Hello, Good morning in German is 'Hallo, guten morgen'. Hello, good evening means 'Hallo, guten abend' in German. 'Gute Nacht' means good night in German. If you would like to say Goodbye or See you again in some time, you would say 'Auf Wiedersehen' in German. If you know...
Today's word is "alumni". This is a noun and the plural form of "alumnus" which means a graduate of a specific school.
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...
Learn how to spell and say the numbers 80 through 90 in French
In this tutorial, we learn how to wish someone a happy new year in Vietnamese. To say this phrase in Vietnamese, you will say "Chœc M_ng N_m M_i". You can add on phrases, such as 'prosperity' by saying "An khang th_nh v__ng". You can also add on "good health" by saying "S_c kho_ d_i dˆo" and "good luck" by saying "Nhi_u may m_n". Last, you can say "may all your wishes come true" by saying "V_n s_ nh_ _". Whatever you decide to add to the phrase, it will all need to be said correctly to get th...
Watch to learn how to say the numbers from one to twenty in French. un - one
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "good night": "bonne nuit." 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.
It's hard enough to get through the holidays without strangling your relatives. It's even harder when you and your family don't speak the same language. Get through at least the beginning of your Thanksgiving dinner by checking out this video.
Learn basic greetings in British Sign Language and start having real conversations with deaf people.
Watch to learn how to say the names of some weapons, like a machete and a grenade, in French. une balle - bullet
If you're in China, then getting back home might seem like an impossible task, simply because you don't know the local language. Well, this video will help you learn some very essential words in Mandarin Chinese useful for air travel. Learn the essential words and phrases in Mandarin Chinese for meeting someone at the airport. You'll learn how to ask whether a flight is late, or where your bags are. You'll even learn how to ask one of the most essential questions - where are the toilets?!
Check out this Spanish language tutorial that demonstrates how to use the formal and informal version of the word "you" in Spanish. This instructional language video reviews the basic conversation from Lesson 1 and covers Tú and Usted, which both mean 'you', but differ in usage -- one is informal and the other is more formal, respectively. Watch this Spanish language video to learn the difference between the two forms and when to use them.