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Same but DIFFERENT: 15 ADVANCED and Intermediate ENGLISH Expressions COMPARED
Same but DIFFERENT: 15 ADVANCED and Intermediate ENGLISH Expressions COMPARED

Sometimes the way that intermediate speakers express themselves and advanced speakers in English is different. In this video we look at 15 words and expressions that a native speaker would use but (probably) not an intermediate level learner of English. So if you wish to push up your level from i...

7 INSANE Grammar Rules from the DARK SIDE of the ENGLISH Language
7 INSANE Grammar Rules from the DARK SIDE of the ENGLISH Language

In this video we look at some of the more unusual rules of English grammar that you will (almost) certainly not know. Why do some fish have a plural ending in S and some don't. What's the difference between the hyphen the en-dash and the em-dash? What's the collective nouns for tigers? When do we us...

How to Make YouTube Videos on a Budget (and get 100,000 subscribers)
How to Make YouTube Videos on a Budget (and get 100,000 subscribers)

There is a misconception that in order to make YouTube videos you need expensive equipment and lots of time and space. This is not the case and in this video we look at some cheap and lazy options. This is for anybody who is thinking of starting a channel but is hesitating because of the cost or the...

26 KEY words (from A to Z) to take you from INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED level English
26 KEY words (from A to Z) to take you from INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED level English

Advanced vocabulary the help you progress beyond intermediate. Do you feel that you've reached intermediate level in English but you are not progressing any further? You can manage most everyday situations in both written and spoken English but you don't understand TV shows, native speakers or comp...

How to Make a Proper Cup of ENGLISH TEA: & the Dirty TRUTH about TEABAGS
How to Make a Proper Cup of ENGLISH TEA: & the Dirty TRUTH about TEABAGS

For the perfect cup of English tea use loose tea (never teabags which will not give you the same taste and a very bad for the environment. As well as good quality tea you will need: good water, good milk (if you are using it) and a good quality ceramic tea set. In this video we'll take you through ...

How to Pass an INTERVIEW with Little or NO EXPERIENCE
How to Pass an INTERVIEW with Little or NO EXPERIENCE

Learn how to prepare for an interview when you have little or NO experience It's always difficult to know how to approach an interview if you are a recent graduate or you have some qualifications but no, or not much experience. In this video we'll show you what to do. We've got some general tips ...

41 SUPER-DUPER Words for FLUENT English Conversation (Reduplication)
41 SUPER-DUPER Words for FLUENT English Conversation (Reduplication)

Here we have 41 REDUPLICATIVE WORDS which are useful phrases that you can use in everyday conversation to increase your fluency. Native English speakers use reduplication a lot and if you want to reach an advanced level you should start using them too. Reduplicative words sound funny, they add a t...

Is it OK to Use CONTRACTIONS in WRITTEN English?
Is it OK to Use CONTRACTIONS in WRITTEN English?

A common question I is "Can you use contractions in formal written English". In this video we look at when it's ok to use contractions and when you should avoid them. Even native speakers use them incorrectly sometimes. After this lesson everything will be clear. This is part of a series of video...

60 Incredibly Useful Phrases for Fluent English Conversation (Binomials)
60 Incredibly Useful Phrases for Fluent English Conversation (Binomials)

Here we have 60 binomial pairs (and trinomial pairs) which are useful phrases that you can use in everyday conversation to increase your fluency. Native English speakers use them all the time and if you want to reach an advanced level you should start using them too. Binomial pairs are just as comm...

What's the difference between SOME and ANY?
What's the difference between SOME and ANY?

In this video you learn the rules for using SOME and ANY and also SOMETHING and ANYTHING, SOMEWHERE and ANYWHERE, SOMEBODY and ANYBODY, SOMEONE and ANYONE. There are some exercises at the end of the video so watch until the end for that. Generally you use ANY in questions and negatives and SOME ...

The Importance of Learning English: We are NOT JOKING
The Importance of Learning English: We are NOT JOKING

or.. "don''t stop 'til you get an oeuf". In this video we show you why having good listening skills in English are so important. Beware this video contains some jokes which are play on words with English and French. Some franglais jokes. Even if you are not French you need to know the following Fren...

How to Write a Perfect COVER LETTER in Six Steps (with Example)
How to Write a Perfect COVER LETTER in Six Steps (with Example)

Learn how to right a perfect cover letter with these tops tips that will increase your chances of reaching the interview stage considerably. Your cover letter is so important because it's the first interaction that you will have as a job seeker with a hiring manager. Most covering letter are avera...

3 ADVANCED English Pronunciation Rules you can EASILY Learn Today
3 ADVANCED English Pronunciation Rules you can EASILY Learn Today

Today we are looking at 3 English pronunciation rules you might not know. If you are struggling with English pronunciation these are 3 rules that are easy to learn and you can apply to take your English pronunciation (and comprehension - because it's also about understanding English) up a notch. Th...

Stop saying REALLY: Building a Better English Vocabulary.
Stop saying REALLY: Building a Better English Vocabulary.

In this video we are going to look at alternative words and expressions to replace REALLY in written and spoken English. REALLY is an extremely useful word - I use it myself but it's possible to use it too much (even native speakers do that). So improve your English vocabulary with this useful lesso...

The Fascinating History of HELLO & the 8 MEANINGS you Need to Know.
The Fascinating History of HELLO & the 8 MEANINGS you Need to Know.

Good day. In this video we are going to look at the surprisingly interesting history of the word HELLO. This word has as least 8 meanings and what it means depends on how you pronounce it. We'll look at all the different meaning plus a look at the early history of the telephone when Alexander Graham...

ZERO, FIRST AND SECOND CONDITIONALS a Pig & the Worst Ukulele Player in the World
ZERO, FIRST AND SECOND CONDITIONALS a Pig & the Worst Ukulele Player in the World

In this video we look at how to use the zero, first and second conditionals in English. The explanation is helped by a little British pig. We look at how to use each conditional. We explain how to form them and give an example for each conditional. An explanation of the third conditional will be i...

How to answer TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF interview question
How to answer TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF interview question

Learn how to prepare for the job interview question "tell me about yourself" with these top tips. The TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF question is often the first to be asked at an interview and you need to get the answer right in order to give a good impression right from the start. We've got some general ...

HOW TO USE THE PAST PERFECT TENSE
HOW TO USE THE PAST PERFECT TENSE

In this video we explain how to use the PAST PERFECT in English. We'll look at how it is formed, some examples, some tricks on when to use it. We'll also look at some common mistakes with the past perfect tense especially compared to the past simple. Finally, we'll look at some advanced used of t...

How to use: ALSO, TOO, AS WELL (AS) and IN ADDITION TO correctly
How to use: ALSO, TOO, AS WELL (AS) and IN ADDITION TO correctly

In this English grammar video (filmed on the streets of Minsk, Belarus) we look at adverbs of addition ALSO, TOO, AS WELL (AS) and IN ADDITION TO. In it we will explain the main points (some of which you might know already) and we'll look and some more advanced structures too. If you like this f...

REALLY USEFUL Phrasal Verbs with BE
REALLY USEFUL Phrasal Verbs with BE

Here are some really useful phrasal verbs (and idioms and adjectives) with the verb TO BE. Phrasal verbs are often confusing and this is especially true of those with the verb TO BE. It's important that you understand them and, with some practice you can use them too. This video was recorded in on...

How Good Does your English Pronunciation need to be: The 80/20 Rule
How Good Does your English Pronunciation need to be: The 80/20 Rule

Do you want to lose your accent? Is your aim to sound like a native English speaker? Or are you happy if you can just communicate in English. In this video we answer a common question. How good does your pronunciation need to be? We also look at the 80/20 rule (also known as the Pareto principle) a...

What is the plural of YOU in English?
What is the plural of YOU in English?

In modern English we only have on form of YOU for singular, plural and for polite and familiar usage. It didn't use to be like that. Historically we had THOU and THEE for second person singular but these form are obsolete. So how do we make a plural YOU in English . We'll look at the 3 ways in stand...

How to INSTANTLY sound like a NATIVE SPEAKER and be more PERSUASIVE with MILD SWEARING
How to INSTANTLY sound like a NATIVE SPEAKER and be more PERSUASIVE with MILD SWEARING

Here's a little psychological trick to sound more persuasive Use "mild swearing": It has been proven by a study by the University of Illinois that when you use it you will sound more persuasive and more convincing to your listeners. So whether it be in your private or professional life this psychol...

All about PHRASAL VERBS and HOW TO LEARN THEM
All about PHRASAL VERBS and HOW TO LEARN THEM

In this video we explain everything you need to know about phrasal verbs and how to really learn them. With lots of examples of phrasal verbs and definitions. We'll look at the difficulties that English learners face when learning phrasal verbs and the best approach. This video came about as a res...