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THE MAGIC E: All British kids know this pronunciation trick. Do you?
THE MAGIC E: All British kids know this pronunciation trick. Do you?

Learn this English pronunciation trick which will help your spelling too. All British kids learn the magic e (or the silent e) at school and you should learn it too. Here we explain (with a British accent). How to use it with examples. This video and English subtitles and phonetic markings to help y...

NO DOUBT doesn't mean what you think: Advanced English grammar
NO DOUBT doesn't mean what you think: Advanced English grammar

In this video you'll learn how to use "no doubt" in English. It's a confusing expression because there can be doubt in no doubt: We explain with examples of usage and compare it to other ways to express certainly such as "without doubt" or "without a shadow of a doubt" Intermediate and advanced Engl...

How to use HAD BETTER - English grammar
How to use HAD BETTER - English grammar

Had better is a very common way of expressing obligation in English it used used to talk about things where something bad might happen if the advice is not taken. In this video you'll learn the structure of "had better" and we'll compare it to other forms of obligation such as "must" and "should". ...

How to pronounce often and -ften -sten words
How to pronounce often and -ften -sten words

Do you pronounce the /t/ in often or is it silent? And what about other words with an "-sten" "-ften" combination of letters. British English pronunciation. Intermediate and advanced English lessons on our youtube channel. Brought to you by LetThemTalk language school in Paris. http://www.you...

Common but strange British English Expressions: TO TURN A BLIND EYE
Common but strange British English Expressions: TO TURN A BLIND EYE

Here is a rather strange everyday idiom: To turn a blind eye to something. We explain its origin and give examples of how it's used. It really is common and you'll hear it frequently so next time you're speaking to an English speaking person or visiting Britain do use it. Intermediate and advance...

Common but strange British English Expressions: TO STEAL ONE'S THUNDER
Common but strange British English Expressions: TO STEAL ONE'S THUNDER

Here is a rather strange everyday idiom: To steal someone's thunder. We explain its origin and give examples of how it's used. It really is common and you'll hear it frequently so next time you're speaking to an English speaking person or visiting Britain do use it. Intermediate and advanced Engl...

Common but strange British English Expressions: BOB'S YOUR UNCLE
Common but strange British English Expressions: BOB'S YOUR UNCLE

Here is a rather strange everyday idiom: Bob's your uncle. We explain its origin and give examples of how it's used. It really is common and you'll hear it frequently so next time you're speaking to an English speaking person or visiting Britain do use it. Intermediate and advanced English lesson...

3 Common but Nasty English Idioms about Dutch People
3 Common but Nasty English Idioms about Dutch People

The Dutch are our friends. For over 200 years Britain and the UK have been close allies, but in the 17th and 18th centuries they were trading and military rivals. During this time many idioms about Dutch people came into the English language - all of them negative and some of which are still used to...

21 Mistakes French Speakers Make in English - part 2
21 Mistakes French Speakers Make in English - part 2

Le top 21 erreurs d'anglais faites par les Francophones - part 2. Voici 21 fautes en anglais que font souvent les francophones. Le video est 100% en anglais (sous-titres en anglais) par votre professeur britannique qui habite 12 ans à Paris et qui travaille à l'école d'anglais LetThemTalk www.le...

Holiday, Holidays, Vacation, Leave, Day off - The difference.
Holiday, Holidays, Vacation, Leave, Day off - The difference.

What's the difference between Holiday and Vacation? And what do "holidays", "leave" and "day off". Explained here with examples of British and American usage. This is an English lesson brought to you By LetThemTalkTV #coursdanglais #paris ALL PHOTOS IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN except "tired" by Malias C...

THE PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS
THE PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

Learn when to use The past perfect continuous tense (also called the past perfect progressive tense) . Here we explain clearly how to use this grammar in English with examples with British English pronunciation. We will also explain the difference between the past perfect continuous and the present...

WEAK FORMS IN ENGLISH
WEAK FORMS IN ENGLISH

If you want to understand English better and sound more natural and more like a native speaker you need to understand weak forms in English. This video looks at weak forms using British pronunciation including the most important sound - the schwa. There are many weak forms in English and we couldn't...

For, ago, since and during - the difference -. English grammar lesson
For, ago, since and during - the difference -. English grammar lesson

In this video lesson we explain the difference between for, since, ago and during with examples of usage. Intermediate and advanced English lessons on our youtube channel. Brought to you by LetThemTalk language school in Paris. http://www.youtube.com/user/letthemtalkparis?sub_confirmation=1 This ...

21 English Words with Strange and Surprising Origins
21 English Words with Strange and Surprising Origins

Here are 21 English words with strange and unusual origins. If you are learning English then you will learn some new and interesting English words. If English is your first language here is a fascinating insight into the etymology of some common English words. Some of the words in this video inclu...

What you should never ask a British Person?
What you should never ask a British Person?

England, Great Britain, The United Kingdom. What's the difference? And what and where is Blighty? Here is a light-hearted look at Blighty from the perspective of an Englishman abroad. Next time you meet a British person living abroad ask him or her this important question. This is an English gramm...

How to understand native English speakers (word linking)
How to understand native English speakers (word linking)

Even if you speak English very well, sometimes it's difficult to understand native speakers. Why is that? It's not because we speak too fast. In this video we look at "Word linking". Understanding this will help your fluency and comprehension. #pronunciation #englishpronunciation #wordlinking #con...

How to use the -ish suffix. Useful English grammar you may not know
How to use the -ish suffix. Useful English grammar you may not know

Native English speakers use the -ish suffix a lot. It's extremely useful. I suggest you learn it. This is an English grammar video brought to you by LetThemTalkTV. We are a language school in Paris. For more information go to www.letthemtalk.fr Learn English with LetThemTalkTV. Subscribe here fo...

How to say schedule & the
How to say schedule & the "ch" sound? Advanced British Pronunciation

How to pronounce "schedule". The word "schedule" is pronounced differently in British and American English. Why is this? And how else is the "ch" sound pronounced in English. We explain. This is an English pronunciation video brought to you by LetThemTalkTV. We are a language school in Paris. For m...

How to know the difference between Who and Whom and WHEN IT MATTERS
How to know the difference between Who and Whom and WHEN IT MATTERS

Do you have difficulty knowing when to use "who" or "whom"? It's easier than you think. We explain difference between and when it's important, when is it still used in conversation and when doesn't it matter. This is an English grammar video brought to you by LetThemTalkTV. We are a language schoo...

British Pronunciation: learn Informal Contractions i'da, we'da, who'da...(advanced)
British Pronunciation: learn Informal Contractions i'da, we'da, who'da...(advanced)

Advanced British Pronunciation: Speak more naturally and more like a (British) native speaker There are many informal contractions in English the focus in this video is on "would have" contractions: I'da, we'da, you'da etc. This will help your comprehension too. This is an English grammar video bro...

How to get what you want: 5 Levels of Politeness in English
How to get what you want: 5 Levels of Politeness in English

How to be polite in English: In this video you will learn the different ways to be polite in English. How to ask for things with the focus on the very polite forms such as using negative sentences with question tags. I've split the video up into five levels (but perhaps there are more). Using this t...

Different Types of Shops in English
Different Types of Shops in English

English vocabulary lesson about the different types of shops in English. What is a parlour (or parlor)? What is a monger? What is a smith? These questions and more are answered in this English lesson Learn English with LetThemTalkTV. Subscribe here for more great English language videos http://w...

English expressions to give permission: When No Problem Is A Problem
English expressions to give permission: When No Problem Is A Problem

Saying "no problem" does not give a good impression (unless there really is a problem). In this video you will learn alternative phrases to use in English with examples. Improve your English grammar and oral expression with LetThemTalkTV. Learn English with LetThemTalkTV. Subscribe here for more ...

What's the difference between
What's the difference between "try to do" & "try doing"? English grammar

in this English grammar video we will explain the difference between "try to do" and "try doing" (try + infinitive or try + verb + ing). Learn English with LetThemTalkTV. Subscribe here for more great English language videos http://www.youtube.com/user/letthemtalkparis?sub_confirmation=1 LetThem...