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.
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."
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!
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...
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 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...
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!
Talk about what you did during your vacation in French (especially if you are going to, or have gone to, France, n'est pas?)
One of the best ways to learn the Hebrew alphabet is to use the alphabet song. But this twist on the song incorporates "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" in order to better remember the alphabet. "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" is the song that most English speakers learn their alphabet to, so why wouldn't it work with the Hebrew "Aleph-Bet"? The Aleph Bet has 22 letters which are all consonants. Get more details here. There are actually three videos here, the first is slow. The second if medium s...
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.
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!
Watch this video to learn to count from numbers 1 to 1000 in Italian.
Benny teaches you some greetings and phrases used in public speaking in Mandarin Chinese.
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...
Learn how to identify the parts of a cat in French
Today's word is "inevitable". This is an adjective which means unable to be avoided.
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "good bye": "au revoir." 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 a few related words in Cherokee, like "walelu" and "dagwalelu." This video is great for beginners. Practice your Cherokee with this instructional video and learn how to pronouce the words "walelu" and "dagwalelu."
Watch to learn how to say the names of things you use in the kitchen, like plates, colanders, and the stove, in French.
Say numbers 1-10 in Hindi. Watch this tutorial as it tells you how to say the numbers 1-10 in Hindi.
Watch this video to learn how to count from 1 to 100,000 in Hindi.
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".
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".
Learn how to speak conversational (informal) hindi. Not exactly the bookish hindi.
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.
Watch to learn how to say the numbers from one to twenty in French. un - one
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".
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 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.
Today's word is "queue". This is both a verb and a noun. As a noun, it means a line of people waiting their turn.
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.
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 ...
Watch to learn how to pronounce French words with "ill" and "ille" in them.
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 things that have to do with school, like books, paper airplanes, and soccer balls, in French.
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...
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 numbers from thirty to forty in French. trente - thirty