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."
Watch to learn how to say the names of things you use in the kitchen, like plates, colanders, and the stove, in French.
Talk about what you did during your vacation in French (especially if you are going to, or have gone to, France, n'est pas?)
Watch to learn how to say the numbers from 1 to 10 in French. un - one
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 how to speak conversational (informal) hindi. Not exactly the bookish hindi.
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 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.
Today's word is "status quo". This is a noun which means the existing state or condition.
In this video we learn how to say "I love you" in 100 languages. The best way to learn how to say "I love you" in a number of different languages is to learn how to say the correct accent first. Take a look at all the different spellings of each of the phrases and then practice saying the vowels and the words together. For example to say the phrase in Arabic you would say "Ana behibak" or "Ana behibek" to a female. To say the phrase in Bulgarian you will say "Obicham te". No matter what langu...
Linguist Bud Brown shares some insights and advice about learning Vietnamese. This video talks about how to say the imperative (command) form.
Learn how to say the numbers from 70 to 80 in French.
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 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...
This tutorial tells us about using helping verbs with the simple form. It also gives us information on the differences between the present, past and future tenses.
Watch to learn how to say the numbers from one to twenty in French. un - one
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 ...
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 ...
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!
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.
Watch to learn how to count by tens from 10 to 100 in French. dix - ten
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...
Today's word is "facade". This is a noun which means a face of a building or a superficial appearance.
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".
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."
Learn how to tell the story of "Cinderella" in French
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...
An English teacher shows how to use "be" able to" with modal verbs. Remember that "(be) able to" is almost the same as the modal verb "can."
In this two part episode, Jennifer uses nursery rhymes to develop a sense of rhythm in the English language. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL).
Watch this Chinese language tutorial video and learn the useful question word "When" with your Mandarin teacher Benny. Learn to correctly pronounce the word and how to use it in a phrase and out in the real world. Sharpen your Chinese language speaking skills.
In this video we learn how to say "I love you" in Korean. Korean people generally don't say "I love you" because it's not a verbally expressive culture. You wouldn't often say "I love you" to a Korean woman or man. Learn how to say this by first learning how to say each of the individual words and then put them all together. Remember that there are no pronouns in Korean, so don't try to say them in the word. If you want to change the punctuation you will have to change how the words are said....
In China, bargaining is a way of life. Learn how to bargain like the locals with the help of this video.
Watch to learn how to pronounce French words with "gn" and "ni" in them.
In this video series, expert Bo Feng shows you the proper stroke order for writing Chinese characters properly. The long tradition of calligraphy has developed techniques for writing that will make your characters seem more authentic. Bo teaches you the seven rules of writing Chinese characters: top to bottom, left to right, upper left to bottom right, outside to inside, horizontal before vertical, left slant before right slant, and center before wings.
In this Language video tutorial you will learn how to report another person's words. In other words how to restate what someone else said. This video focuses on two aspects. #1. What's the difference between quoted and reported speech? #2. When can we use say and tell? In quoted speech you quote the exact words spoken by a person within inverted commas or quotation marks. It is also called direct speech. Here is an example. Jennifer said, "I like birthdays." Whereas, reported speech does not ...
In this episode learn to ask negative questions with "don't" followed by a verb and "to be" in the English language. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
Check out this Korean language tutorial to learn how to read and write Hangul. This is the native alphabet of the Korean language. Watch the first video in the series, "How to Read and Write Hangul." Romanization is not the most effective method of writing Korean, so learn how to read and write the Hangul alphabet with this instructional Korean video.
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"