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.
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."
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".
In this tutorial, we learn how to say "yes, no, maybe, & no, thank you" in Vietnamese. To say "yes", you will say "D_" in Vietnamese, this sounds like "yah". To say "no", you will say "Kh™ng". To say "maybe" you will say "C— Th_", which sounds like "caw tay". Last, to say "no thank you", you will say "D_ Kh™ng, C‡m _n". It's important that you listen to the audio in the video so you can get a good idea of exactly how to say each of the words. Break it down and practice a lot to be able to say...
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...
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.
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".
In this episode you will learn useful relationship phrases and phrasal verbs (such as move in, break up, and slow down)in the English language. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
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 simple statements in speaking Hindi male/female. Like for male, if you say I walk it would be "main chaltaa hun" in Hindi and "main chaltee hun" for female so main for I chaltaa or chaltee for walk and hun for present tense.
Check out this instructional language video to learn to speak Cherokee! In this lesson, learn how to say the words "yes" and "no" in Cherokee. This video is spoken in the Eastern (Giduwa) dialect. This video is great for beginners who want to improve their Cherokee language skills. Practice your Cherokee by learning how to say the words "yes," "no," "maybe," "almost," "ok," "never," "often," "always," "wait," and "next."
Today's word is "xenophobic". This is an adjective which means being fearful of, or showing distrust or hatred towards foreigners and strangers.
How to say, "Excuse me!" when you are trying to move through a crowded street in Beijing.
In this episode learn to use compound adjectives in the English language. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
Today's word is "procrastinate". This is a verb which means to put off doing something, often out of laziness.
Learn some essential Vietnamese words and phrases from linguist Bud Brown. Part 1 of 2 - How to Learn Vietnamese.
Check out this instructional language video to learn how to greet someone in Vietnamese. This video can also help you learn English or French.
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 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.
Watch to learn how to count by tens from 10 to 100 in French. dix - ten
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.
Watch to learn how to say the names of things you use in the kitchen, like plates, colanders, and the stove, in French.
Watch to learn how to say the numbers from thirty to forty in French. trente - thirty
Today's word is "alumni". This is a noun and the plural form of "alumnus" which means a graduate of a specific school.
Watch to learn how to say the numbers from seventy to eighty in French. soixante-dix - seventy
Watch to learn how to say the numbers from 1 to 10 in French. un - one
Want to learn Arabic Alphabet? This video will help you learn how to pronounce the Arabic letters easily. The video will show you the Arabic letter along with its English transliteration along with the pronunciation of the letter by a native speaker. After the pronunciation of each letter you'll be given some time to try imitating the native speaker and memorize the shape of the letter.
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!
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.
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask the price of something in French: "C'est combien?" 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.
Some modal verbs can be put in front of the continuous form to express some present action that is or isn't happening. To make the past tense for each, use "have been" instead of "be."
Watch to learn how to say the names of some types of beverages in French. une boisson au citron - lemon drink
Learn how to say the names of red fruits in French
Linguist Bud Brown shares his insights into the Vietnamese language. This video talks about how to say "I'm glad to meet you" after being introduced and different ways to say "You're Welcome" after someone says "Thank you."
Today's word is "status quo". This is a noun which means the existing state or condition.
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "to your health": "à votre santé." 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.
Got relatives coming over for Thanksgiving? While entertaining - and sometimes trying not to strangle - loved ones is hard enough on Turkey Day, when those relatives only speak a foreign language, things get plain awkward.
Learn to say three romantic phrases in Polish, such as "I love you", "You love me", and "We love each other". When it comes to learning key phrases in different languages, nothing beats good old fashioned repetition. Speak the phrases one at a time, one after the other. Then repeat, as often as necessary, until you get them correct. Don't worry if you mess up, keep going! It can take some time to get it right.
Learn how to say and spell the numbers 60 through 70 in French
A marriage proposal in multiple languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, Hindi, French, Japanese, Russian, and English.