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When NOT to use prepositions in English!
Do we say “On last week, I did schoolwork” or just, “Last week, I did schoolwork”? Is it, “In every day, I have lunch” or, “Every day, I have lunch”? Avoid making common English errors by learning when NOT to use prepositions. In this important grammar lesson, you will learn how to use this, that, last, next, every, each, and more without using prepositions. The video includes a quiz at the end to check your understanding as well as an online quiz to help you master this important concept.
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English Vocabulary: Talking about HIGHWAY DRIVING
As drivers or passengers, at some point we all use cars to get around. In this lesson, I’ll teach you essential vocabulary and expressions we use to talk about driving on streets and highways. You may need to give someone driving directions in English, or perhaps you’ll be describing your favourite driving routes—we all have these conversations! Knowing this vocabulary is especially great to practice your English because drivers talk about driving as often as the weather. Learn about on-ramps, off-ramps, toll booths, passing lanes, merging, and more. Increase your vocabulary and your conversational confidence in English by learning to speak about driving! Most importantly, always be aware of driving conditions, and drive safely!
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11 PIG expressions in English: pig out, pig tails, piggy back???
There are many pig expressions in English, and in this lesson, I will teach you 11 of them. For example, pig out doesn’t mean a pig that has escaped from the farm. It means to eat a lot! If someone calls you a pig, that is quite mean! A piggy back isn’t only an animal part. Learn the meaning of these expressions and more by watching this lesson and doing our quiz at the end.
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Learn English Grammar: The First Conditional
Improve your grammar! The first conditional is used to express a decision you might make or an event that might happen on a condition. For example, “If you watch this video, you will become very clever!” In this lesson, I will teach you how to create first conditional sentences using verbs you already know in the present and future simple tenses. It will be very useful in your conversations with others. You will be able to create scary threats or sound like a really wise person who can predict the future! After watching, don’t forget to do the quiz to test your understanding.
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Conversation Skills ??? Understand PHONE conversations in English
If you are nervous about having conversations over the phone in English, you are not alone. This is a common challenge all students face when learning a new language. In this lesson, you will learn how to politely ask the other person to speak slower and louder. You will also pick up some useful expressions to check for understanding like, "I'm sorry. I didn't catch that." So don’t waste any time, and dial into this lesson to learn how to overcome your fear of speaking over the phone!
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8 Expressions using BITE in English
An idiom is an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the meaning of the words it contains. For example, “It’s a biting wind today” does not mean that the wind is going around chewing on people! In this lesson, I will introduce you to eight common idioms that use the word bite. There are just eight examples in this lesson, as I didn’t want you to bite off more than you could chew! So go ahead, bite the bullet: watch the video, and take the quiz!
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Job Skills: Prepare your English CV for a job in the UK
Moving to or living in the UK? Looking to apply for work? You will need to prepare your British English CV. A CV is also known as a resume. Did you know that in the UK, we have our own way of making CVs that is different from what is commonly done in other European countries? A British CV is closer in format and structure to an American CV. In this lesson, you will learn what to include and what not to include in your curriculum vitae. Also, I will teach you some impressive vocabulary and phrases for your CV that will help you land that interview and achieve your goals. It’s not easy to find employment, but with the right skills, you have a better chance of getting the job you want!
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10 HEAVEN Expressions in English
Have you ever moved heaven and earth to make something happen? Have you ever smelled something that stank to high heaven? In this lesson, I will teach you what heaven is, and give you ten heaven expressions that we use in conversation, such as heaven forbid, for heaven's sake, heaven only knows, heaven help us, and many more.
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IELTS Listening ??? How to get a high score
Studying for the IELTS test? Learn the top tips and strategies to get a high score in the IELTS listening section. I’ve helped hundreds of students pass their IELTS exam and I know where students lose marks. I’m going to share my experience and let you know how you can dramatically increase your score on this test. By using these IELTS tricks you will see an immediate improvement on your IELTS practice tests. You need to do the IELTS listening test for the Academic IELTS and the General IELTS. I want you to be confident when you go to the IELTS test center to do the exam. So watch this lesson and get some free tips that will help you get the score you need! Want more videos to help you improve you IELTS score? Check out EngVid’s many other IELTS lessons and for more tips on the IELTS, go to http://www.goodluckielts.com/. Good luck!
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Polite English: How to ask people to repeat themselves
Do you often not understand people or fail to hear what they are saying? Native English speakers often speak unclearly or too fast, making it difficult to understand their words. In this lesson, I will teach you some polite ways of asking people to repeat what they said. You will learn expressions such as pardon, I didn't quite hear you, Could you speak more slowly, please? and more. Never miss a word again and become an even better English speaker with this useful lesson. And if you need me to repeat anything, just replay the video!
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Improve your vocabulary: Synonyms for “small” in English
It gets tiring and boring to use the same vocabulary all the time. In this lesson, you’ll learn new words you can use instead of the common English word small. You’ll also learn how to use these synonyms in different contexts and the correct grammatical form for them. The words include tiny, minuscule, puny, petite, teeny, and more! Expand your vocabulary, and become a more refined speaker with this useful lesson.
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