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.
Today's word is "vehement". This is an adjective which means being intense in one's conviction or decision about something. For example, you can say, "My brother and his wife are vehement about adopting a baby from Iraq."
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 numbers from thirty to forty in French. trente - thirty
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.
Today's word is "aesthetic". This is both a noun and an adjective. As an adjective, it means relating to a sense of beauty.
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?"
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."
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.
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 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!
Watch to learn how to say the names of things you use in the kitchen, like plates, colanders, and the stove, 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.
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 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!
Talk about what you did during your vacation in French (especially if you are going to, or have gone to, France, n'est pas?)
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...
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.
Today's word is "alumni". This is a noun and the plural form of "alumnus" which means a graduate of a specific school.
In this two part episode, Jennifer shows you how to develop your awareness of the natural rhythm in English. Learn to pause naturally by grouping your words into thoughts, also called thought groups. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL).
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.
Can you speak like the Beatles? Not bloody likely! Well, you CAN learn to speak with a Liverpudlian accent IF you check out this video and wrap your head and tongue around the words. This accent is a wonderful one and recognized around the world as the dialect spoken by the Fab 4. It almost sounds Scottish, but it's 100% working class England. John Lennon had the best example out of the Beatles of this accent, with George Harrison coming second. Paul and Ringo did not have particularly good L...
This two part video is a short lesson outlining the basics of writing a discussion essay. It is about 13 minutes long in total.
Watch to learn how to say the numbers from twenty to thirty in French. vingt - twenty
Learn how to pronounce the letter "n" in different way in French
In this how to video, you will learn how to say "I Love You" in French. French is known as the language love, so it is very appropriate to learn how to say this properly. First, remember that "I Love You" is written as "Je t'aime" in French. Practice saying the pronunciation until you can easily say it. To answer "I love you too," note that it is written as "Mio aussi." Keep on saying this words until you learn the correct pronunciation. Once you can say both of these consistently and with th...
Do you need to learn some basic French skills? This great vocabulary tutorial from learnlanguages1.googlepages.com will teach you some essential meeting and greeting phrases that will give you a jump start in speaking quickly and proficiently. It includes comprehensive context and pronunciation information that will save you hours of time and probably help you avoid a great deal of embarrassment. With this excellent series of free videos, you can greatly improve your French language skills qu...
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.
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 this video to learn to write "good luck and good bye" in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Hindi, Greek, German, Russian and English.
Learn how to say and spell the numbers 30 through 40
Learn how to tell the story of "Rapunzel" in French
In this free video language lesson from Sunny Park of Mahalo, we learn how to say, pronounce and write the Korean words for "I'm angry." For details, and to get started using this handy Korean phrase yourself, watch this guide for Korean language learners.
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 this tutorial, we learn how to say different words in Polish. If you want to say "double room with a bathroom", you would say, "pokoj dwuosobowy z tazienka" in Polish. To just say "double room", you would say "pokoj dwuosobowy" in Polish. Finally, to just say bathroom, you would say "tazienka". Use several resources to make sure you have the pronunciation of these words correctly. This language is very difficult to learn, so you will have to learn how to pronounce the letters before you ca...
Learning American Sign Language is a great way to communicate with deaf people and the hearing impaired. Learn the signs for several foods with tips from a deaf signing expert in this free sign language video series.
Check out this instructional Cherokee language video that demonstrates how to pronounce all the colors in Cherokee like black, green, blue, grey, white, pink, and purple. Practice and improve your Cherokee language skills by learning how to say the colors by watching this instructional language video.
Today's word is "misogynistic". This is an adjective which means prejudiced against women.
This video teaches you how to use a particular Japanese word, "teki," to make nouns into adjectives.