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How To: Count from 1 to 10 in Vietnamese

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...

How To: Say 'what is your name' and 'my name is' in French

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."

How To: Say "I like you" & "I love you" in Vietnamese

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 yu anh". For a guy to say it to a girl, he would say "Anh yu em".

How To: Use "It's + adjective + infinitive" in English

In this video, we learn how to use "It's + adjective + infinitive" in English. To form these sentences, you will use the pattern that is stated above. This is very common in the English language, and you can put whatever you want into the sentence as the infinitive. You can change this from "it's hard to do" to It's not hard to do" to "it's easy to do". You can also make something negative, by giving it the prefix "im", which would change "possible" to "impossible". You can also ad in "un" to...

How To: Pronounce and use the "r" in the Polish alphabet

This is a short video for the letter "r". This is one of several videos that go over every letter in the Polish alphabet and every sound of the Polish language. The Polish alphabet are supposed to be the first introduction to this foreign language. It should help to understand how Polish should be pronounced as well as to learn some first Polish words. It should give you the general idea of how the Polish language sounds like.

How To: Properly use "how much" & "how many" in Tagalog

As the Philippines is becoming more and more well known, so is the main dialect of this beautiful island country: Tagalog! Bud Brown, also known as MagicMaximo, takes you through the nuances of this not (yet) well-known language. In this video Bud explains the difference between "Magkano" (how much) and "Ilan" (how many), breaking down not only the Tagalog words themselves, but their English counterparts, what they mean, how they can be used in a sentence effectively, and in what instances it...

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: Pronounce "dz" in the Polish alphabet

This is a short video for the letter "dz". This is one of several videos that go over every letter in the Polish alphabet and every sound of the Polish language. The Polish alphabet are supposed to be the first introduction to this foreign language. It should help to understand how Polish should be pronounced as well as to learn some first Polish words. It should give you the general idea of how the Polish language sounds like.

How To: Use "live" as a verb & adjective in English

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 ...

How To: Use infinitives for questions in English

In this tutorial, we learn how to speak English using infinitives for questions. First, you need to be able to identify reported questions inside of a conversation. Infinitives include words like "to go", "to buy", "to find". They are formed by saying "to" + the verb. "Wh" infinitives are simply at the beginning of infinitives, like "where to go", "when to buy", and "how to find". Use infinitives to report questions that have modal verbs such as "should" and "can" depending on what the modal ...

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 basic greetings in KhoeKhoegowab click

KhoeKhoegowab is the most populous and widespread of the Khoisan languages. It belongs to the Khoe language family, and is spoken in Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa by the Namaqua, Damara, and Haillom, as well as smaller ethnic groups such as the #Khomani. In this video learn to say basic phrases in KhoeKhoegowab.

How To: Say "I speak" or "he/she speaks" & more in Hindi

Learn how to frame sentences with our vocabulary knowledge in Hindi. So if you want to say "to speak" in Hindi, it'll be "bolna". If you want to say "I speak" in Hindi, it'll be "main bolta hun", just replace the "na" with "ta". If you want to say "he speaks" in Hindi, it'll be "wo bolta hai". If you want to say "she speaks" in Hindi, it'll be "wo bolti hai".

How To: Ask how much something costs in Italian by saying "Quanto viene?"

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the Italian words for "how much does it cost?" While Italian 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. For more information, and to get started using this useful Italian phrase yourself, watch this video guide.

How to Speak English: Reported speech with conditionals

In this tutorial, we learn how to speak English with conditionals. Conditional statements need special attention and usually start with the word "if". An example of a conditional statement is "if you want, we'll go out to dinner". This has two parts, a condition, and a result. The condition is expressed by "if". To report them, don't change the verbs unless you're dealing with a real condition. Look and see if verb tenses can change depending on how the sentence is structured. Try to remember...

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