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How To: Say excuse me in French ("excusez-moi")

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.

How To: Use the 'stop' verb in the English language

The verb "stop" in the English language can be used with a gerund and an infinitive. The word "stop" has different meanings depending on how it's used. Look at the sentence, "I stopped eating fast food." Stopped is used in the past tense and eating is a gerund, or a word that describes an activity and functions as a noun. Look at the sentence, "I stopped to eat some fast food." In that sentence, there is an infinitive. The first sentence means I no longer eat fast food. The second sentence me...

How To: Say common greetings in Cherokee

Check out this instructional language video to learn how to speak Cherokee! In this lesson, learn how to say common greetings in Cherokee of the Giduway dialect. This video is great for beginners who want to improve their Cherokee language skills. Learn the words for "hello," "how are you," "I'm good and you?" in the Giduwah dialect of the Cherokee language.

How To: Say "please" in French ("s'il vous plaît")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "please": "s'il vous plaît"—literally "if it pleases you." 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.

How To: Say "I want to buy" in perfect French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "I would like to buy": "Je voudrais acheter." 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.

How To: Say "Yes" & "No" in Cherokee

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."

How To: Say "yes, no, maybe, & no, thank you" in Vietnamese

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...

How To: Say "thank you" & "you're welcome" in Vietnamese

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...

How To: Say "you're welcome" in Arabic

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.

How To: Use the word 'got' in the English language

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

How To: Say "beer" in Polish

If there's one thing all countries have in common it's beer as a favorite evening beverage... Especially amongst the male population. In this video, learn how to correctly say the word for "beer" in the Polish language which translates to "piwo".

How To: Understand English phrasal verbs & compound words

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...

How To: Make the AH sound in American English

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.

How To: Ask someone if they speak English in French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask someone if they speak english: "Parlez-vous anglais?" or "Est-ce que vous parlez anglais?" 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.

How To: Say "Who are you" & other phrases in Cherokee

Check out this instructional language video to learn to speak Cherokee! In this lesson, learn how to say the phrase "Who are you," "What is your name?" and "Good to meet you" in Cherokee. This Cherokee language lesson is in the Eastern or Giduwa dialect as spoken by elders on the Qualla. This video is great for beginners who want to improve their Cherokee language skills. Practice your Cherokee by learning how to say "Who are you" and other phrases in Cherokee!

How To: Say "Stop" "Wait" & "Go" in Cherokee

Check out this instructional language video to learn how to speak Cherokee! In this lesson, learn how to say the words "stop," "wait," and "go" in Cherokee. This is presented 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 Stop, Wait, and Go!