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How to understand new English vocabulary by learning roots!
Posted by JayJay on 28-04-2019, 12:16 @ Video
Did you know that many words in English originally come from the Greek language? In fact, if you can identify the Greek keywords within an English word, you can often understand its meaning even if it is a word you have never encountered before! In this lesson, I will show you how to break down the meaning of a Greek word in English by learning keyword prefixes and suffixes.

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IELTS Reading: Read faster & remember more
Posted by JayJay on 28-04-2019, 12:12 @ Video
On the IELTS Reading section, you have 60 minutes to read 3 different text passages (2200–3000 words) and answer 40 questions! That’s CRAZY!!! To do well on the IELTS Reading, whether General or Academic, you NEED to be able to read quickly, and you NEED to be able to quickly identify important information. In this video, I’ll share with you some of my tips on speed reading and also some tricks on how to quickly find the most important details in a paragraph. Your road to BAND 9 starts here.

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Accent training exercises: Learn vowel sounds with the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet)
Posted by JayJay on 28-04-2019, 10:59 @ Video
The key to improving your English pronunciation is vowel pronunciation. In this pronunciation lesson, you’ll learn the vowels of English through the IPA — the International Phonetic Alphabet. I will teach you four of the vowel sounds in English: /ɪ/ as in ship, /I:/ as in sheep, /ʊ/ as in cook, and /u:/ as in blue. We will compare and contrast these vowel phonemes in different practical exercises so that you can hear and remember them. This lesson is both for beginners who are completely new to the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) as well as for advanced learners who could benefit from some revision of the English vowel sounds to improve their clarity and accent.

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Learn English Grammar: How to use the 3rd conditional
Posted by JayJay on 28-04-2019, 10:49 @ Video
Do you wish your life were different? In today’s English grammar lesson, you’ll learn how to talk about the present if the past had been different. We often use the 3rd conditional to talk about our regrets and the life lessons we’ve learned. To use the third conditional, we use the past perfect tense with the past participle form of the verb. I’ll teach you the sentence structure so you can recognize and build these sentences yourself. I’ll also give you lots of example sentences, so you’ll be confident using the third conditional when you’re speaking or writing in English.

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English Grammar: has, have, have got Do you know when to use 'have' and 'have got'?
Posted by JayJay on 27-04-2019, 21:30 @ Video
In this English grammar lesson, I’ll teach you how to use the verb 'have' correctly. Many students who are learning English make mistakes with 'have', 'has', 'have got'. In this lesson, you will learn which tenses to use these with, and how to build correct sentences with these words. I’ll also teach you the differences in usage between British and American English. When you’re finished watching, practice using 'have' and 'have got' in my quiz. If you’d like more practice, please comment with your own 'have' and 'have got' sentences.

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Intermediate English Homophones – different words that sound the same!
Posted by JayJay on 27-04-2019, 12:57 @ Video
Homophones are words which have the same pronunciation but are spelled differently. In this video, you’ll learn 10 intermediate-level homophonic word groups such as aisle, I'll, and isle; allowed and aloud; and choose and chews. Besides improving your vocabulary and preventing a misunderstanding, often the double-meaning of these spoken English words can be the key to understanding jokes. So check this out and test your understanding of these words by doing the quiz at the end of the lesson. Thanks for clicking, and make sure to watch my earlier video with homophones for beginners.

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Polite English: What to call people
Posted by JayJay on 27-04-2019, 07:59 @ Video
Learn what to call people in casual, professional, and formal situations. Knowing the correct way to refer to people is the key to starting a good conversation. This lesson is important for everyone, but especially if you work with the public. Watch this English lesson to learn the starting point of good manners and good business.

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Sound more fluent in English – Hesitation devices
Posted by JayJay on 27-04-2019, 07:49 @ Video
Sometimes when you are trying to speak English, you just don’t know what to say! Because you are still learning, maybe you need some extra time to think of the correct words. Watch this lesson and learn how English speakers use “hesitation” sounds like erm, mmm and phrases such as you know to keep the conversation alive. I’ll also teach you some phrases you can easily add to the beginning of sentences to give yourself more time. No more awkward silence.

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How to give a strong presentation: tips & key phrases
Posted by wblue on 27-04-2019, 06:57 @ Video
Do you have to give presentations for school or work? Today I’m going to teach you key vocabulary and phrases to use in a presentation, speech, or sales pitch. I’ll give you my tips for giving a good presentation, and show you how to structure your presentation using language that is intelligent and clear. You’ll find it especially helpful if you are shy or nervous when it comes to public speaking. So check out this lesson and give your next presentation in English confidently.

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How to change a verb into a noun!
Posted by wblue on 26-04-2019, 19:40 @ Video
With the simple addition of -ment or -ion to a verb, it becomes a noun! Learn how to change a verb into a noun in this grammar lesson. It’s pretty simple, once you understand how it works.

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