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.
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.
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."
Watch to learn how to say the names of things you use in the kitchen, like plates, colanders, and the stove, in French.
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.
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 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"
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?"
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.
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 ...
Watch to learn how to say the names of the seasons in French. l'hiver - winter
Check out this instructional Cherokee language video that demonstrates how to pronounce all the colors in Cherokee like black, green, blue, grey, white, pink, and purple. Practice and improve your Cherokee language skills by learning how to say the colors by watching this instructional language video.
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "I don't understand": "Je ne comprends pas." 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.
In this video it is explained how to use the words "got" "got to" and "gotta'". "Got" is the past tense of the word " get". Sometimes Americans say "have got" in place of "have" or "got" in place of "have". For example there is a sentence "I've got my wallet". Some Americans say "I have my wallet" and some may say "I got my wallet". All of them are correct. "Gotta'" is used in place of "have got to". For example there is a sentence" I have got to go". Some Americans may say
Benny teaches you how to ask somone out on a date using Mandarin Chinese. Part 1 of 2 - How to Ask somone out on a date in Chinese.
Today's word is "status quo". This is a noun which means the existing state or condition.
Today's word is "benevolent". This is an adjective which means wanting to help others, or an expression of goodwill.
This video language lesson explains how to hold polite dinner conversation in Japanese, focusing on traditional Japanese table etiquette. At the beginning of a meal, a typical thing to hear is "itadakimasu". Translated literally, it means, "I will partake." When finished with a meal, everyone says, "gochiso-sama", which is a way of expressing respect for the meal. The names of the utensils used in a Japanese meal are "hashi" (chopsticks), spoon (same as in English) and "foh-ku" (fork), "coppu...
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...
Watch this video to learn how to count from 1 to 100,000 in Hindi.
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".
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".
Today's word is "alumni". This is a noun and the plural form of "alumnus" which means a graduate of a specific school.
Learn how to say "How much does this cost?" in Spanish.
In this video we learn how to say "I love you" in Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese. To say "I love you" in Mandarin, you would say "Wo ai ni". To say this in Cantonese, you would say "ngo ngoi ney". Say each part of these words slowly and practice them to make them sound perfect. There are different dialects you need for each of the types of Chinese, so take your time when researching and practicing. Once you get these down, you will be able to learn more basic phrases and be on the way to lear...
Talk about what you did during your vacation in French (especially if you are going to, or have gone to, France, n'est pas?)
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...
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 how to say the names of kitchen tools in French
When you have found what you want to buy something in China, you need to know how to communicate your intention.
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.
Attention men! Looking to pick up a cute Polish women on your trip to Poland? Tell her how cute you think she is with help from this language instructional video. Learn how to say "you are cute" in Polish, which translates to "Jestes fajna".
Today's word is "pause". This is both a noun and a verb. As a verb, it means to stop an action temporarily.
In this tutorial, we learn how to speak Spanish: Antes de / despues de + verb. If you want to say "I eat breakfast before I go to school" you will say "yo desayuno antes de ir a la escuela". You will change a verb in the phrase depending on where it is placed in the sentence. If you change this same example sentence around, it will sound different in the Spanish version of the same exact sentence than the original. To express the opposite idea, you will change the end of the verb to state the...
Perfect your pronunciation of Arabic words! This video covers two letters in the Arabic alphabet, Kaf and Qaf. This video details the difference and variations unique to each letter, as well as covering how to get the proper accent.
In this episode you learn how to ask for the time. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you how to order food at McDonalds in Mandarin Chinese.
With a little luck, this basic phrase will help get you anywhere you want in China! Every tourist or expert needs to learn this phrase before they step foot in China.
Learn how to say the names of the parts of a computer in French