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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
I CAN swim!

My PANTS are dirty.

My PEN is empty.

I SPEND a lot of money on clothes.

Tony loves CANDY.

He's a generous MAN.

I like cookies AND milk.

I hated the END of the movie.

We owns a pair of pink PANTS.

They can't DANCE.


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137 Comments on “English Pronunciation – A & E (Man vs. Men)”


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Thanks a lot! It’s very useful!

Sunday, March 6th 2011

my score was 8 of 10…….

Sunday, March 6th 2011

It is a very useful lesson but at the same time it is very difficult for many people like me, because when you speak with a native English speaker it is so hard to hear the difference sounds between these words and others as well. Thank you very much

Sunday, March 6th 2011

10 out of 10… By the way, there’s a misspelled word in one of the sentences. Think it was “We owns” instead of “We own.”

Sunday, March 6th 2011

    I think it’s “We own” instead of “We owns”.

    Monday, March 14th 2011

    We use “s” at the end when it’s SHE, HE, or IT. With WE, THEY, YOU, and I, there is no added “s” at the end.

    Sunday, March 20th 2011

    this has no such word as “owns” instead own.

    Saturday, April 16th 2011

great tutorial!thanks!
please Alex make the lesson about “ain`t” again! i`m begging u))

Sunday, March 6th 2011

    You can be a professor

    Thursday, December 15th 2011

Thank you

Sunday, March 6th 2011

9 out of 10!!! tnx teacher ALex :D

Sunday, March 6th 2011

Yeaa!!! my scored is 10. Thank a million Alex. That’s very helping me.

Sunday, March 6th 2011

thanks to you.

Monday, March 7th 2011

It was usefull)

Monday, March 7th 2011

Thank you so much i got 8 out 10
rally this web sit amaising .
my question is ” why we say swim AND pants like A sound not E ?? ”
see you again
bye – bye

Monday, March 7th 2011

Thank you very much for your explanation about the correct pronunciation between A and E.

Monday, March 7th 2011

thanks , it’s a useful leason

Monday, March 7th 2011

love it, it helps me to developed my English skills. Thanks a lot.

Monday, March 7th 2011

It’s really useful! Thanks a lot!

Monday, March 7th 2011

Hello Alex, thanks for the class, could you put the Pronunciation of the irregular verbs.

Monday, March 7th 2011

Hello, could you please advise me about the next sentence?
He has joined the team since 1990.
is it correct to use since with the verb to join? it only can happens one time and can’t be continuous…. Thanks in advance for your help

Monday, March 7th 2011

helpful lesson sir. thanks lot.

Monday, March 7th 2011

Hello Alex, thank you for your pretty intersting and very helpful video lessons.I like your lessons,you are awonderful teacher.

Monday, March 7th 2011

Thank you Alex

Tuesday, March 8th 2011

Hello Alex!
I hope, now I can improve my pronunciation of these two sounds. Thanks for the lesson.

I also have another question…
One of the meanings of “get” is “become or start to be”.
I feel confused about the expressions:
get plus adjective (for ex. get dark).
On the other hand we say “become older”
Can we also say “become dark” and “get older”?
I guess, there’s no rule, but maybe there’re some tipps, when we should use “get” and when “become”?!

Could you clear it up?
Thanks you in advance.
Dari

Tuesday, March 8th 2011

hello

Tuesday, March 8th 2011

my score was 10 of 10 :)
thank you a lot Alex

Tuesday, March 8th 2011

thanks teacher

Tuesday, March 8th 2011

WOW! Can’t believe i got the perfect score. Thank you so much teacher Alex. Hoping that many more lessons to come. I do really want to speak english confidently. MORE POWER TEACHER ALEX!

Wednesday, March 9th 2011

Thanks!GOD BLESS!

Wednesday, March 9th 2011

Mr Alex thank you for your lesson

Wednesday, March 9th 2011

dear teacher thanks alot from your useful teaching, i know a litle thing in english but i have a proble, i usually speak english complicated taht is try to make the sentences very defficult.
regards
Abidi

Wednesday, March 9th 2011

Thanks alot Alex

Wednesday, March 9th 2011

my score 10

Wednesday, March 9th 2011

Hello professor Alex
My name is Joseph
Thank you for this beautiful lesson
I learned a lot from this lesson

Thursday, March 10th 2011

Is it correct? We owns a pair of pink PANTS. We own but not owns, right?

and

He’s a generous MAN.

* A
* E
man is a singular so it should be A and plural should be MEN = E

Thursday, March 10th 2011

thank´s man – Obrigado

Thursday, March 10th 2011

i thank you mst Alex for help me so.i got 9.once again i thank you. i am haitian.

Wednesday, March 16th 2011

good

Wednesday, March 16th 2011

Thanks Alex

Friday, March 18th 2011

thanks

Friday, March 18th 2011

thnkas

Friday, March 18th 2011

Thank you

Friday, March 18th 2011

10 out of 10 tanks teachers for yours all videos

Saturday, March 19th 2011

my score is 8 of 10

Sunday, March 20th 2011

Seems like right answers are already in the words.))) That`s why it wasn`t really a good qiuz. I mean, when you look at the words in the sentences (written with capital letters) the vowels in the middle are the right answer. So you just choose it! )))) Am I right?

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011

That1s why it was easy to score 10 of 10.)))

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011

thanks,lovely lesson

Thursday, March 24th 2011

my score is 10 out of 10,thank you teacher Alex.

Sunday, March 27th 2011

it was very good

Tuesday, March 29th 2011

It was usefull ! Thank you very much !

Thursday, March 31st 2011

10 of 10 :)

Saturday, April 2nd 2011

sir plz teach us advance causatives i need it a lot.

Monday, April 4th 2011

You scored 10 out of 10.

Tuesday, April 5th 2011

Thank you.
I love your lesson. You are very good teacher.

Tuesday, April 5th 2011

Extremily useful. Tanks a lot

Tuesday, April 5th 2011

my score is 10…great…tx a lot of

Wednesday, April 6th 2011

goood

Friday, April 8th 2011

Thanks it is very useful. This is similar to a the science of “Tajweed” which is a set of rules which dictate how the Qur’an, the Holy Book of Islam, should be read.It is very interesting to compare between the principles of English pronunciation and the principles of “Tajweed”. You will find a lot of similarities. Thanks

Saturday, April 9th 2011

9 out of 10

Friday, April 15th 2011

I had problem to find the difference between “band” and “bend” in pronunciation. It is very useful.

Saturday, April 16th 2011

Thanks Teacher Alex! :)

Saturday, April 16th 2011

The diffrent beween ” A” and ” E”

Wednesday, April 20th 2011

thanks a lot

Thursday, April 28th 2011

8 of ten,dear all students i want to improve my speaking, can anyone can help me in shape of voice chat with me? this is my skype id babar_haider i will be thankful to u

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011

big thanx i got 8 out of 10 its amezing web we enjoy and also learning….thnx again

Friday, May 13th 2011

it is a litle dificult the diferens between man and men if anybody wants chat with me to practice english this is my email carcesed_1@hotmail.com

Friday, June 3rd 2011

Thanks teacher Alex. my score is 10 of 10.

Friday, June 10th 2011

my score was 10 of 10

Tuesday, June 28th 2011

thx alex !
regards,
harshal

Tuesday, July 5th 2011

Thanks it is very useful

Saturday, July 30th 2011

It is a very useful lesson.thanks

Thursday, August 4th 2011

thank a bunch .and by the way , would you please tell me the difference between gradable and ungradable adjectives . I’m confused about them . You’re the great teacher . GOD BLESS YOU

Sunday, August 21st 2011

Thank you teacher

Friday, September 16th 2011

Thank you teacher alex.

Tuesday, September 20th 2011

It’s a great leasson for beginners

Thursday, September 22nd 2011

my score was 10 out of 10, thanks sir alex ^_^

Thursday, September 22nd 2011

hii alex . Hope u doing well . I need the exact difference between could(future tense) and might ? Thees two we can use in when there are possibilities ?

Sunday, October 2nd 2011

thank you very much, i got 10 out of 10. you are doing a good job.

Tuesday, November 8th 2011

9 out of 10 not that bad thank u so much but pronunciation always hard to me

Wednesday, November 9th 2011

i knew all the rules and technique of how to read a and e, i just can’t distinguish them when listening.

Saturday, November 19th 2011

Thank you

Sunday, November 27th 2011

thanks this lesson was very good

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

Very useful, easy to use and very practical. I used not to recognize these 2 sounds, now I CAN (long E :))) Thanks Alex, you’re my favorite teacher. Keep on teaching forever! :)

Tuesday, December 6th 2011

thank you so much i got 9 :)

Monday, December 19th 2011

Thank you so much for your lesson on pronunciation for main/men, pain/men, walk/work but pardon me if I’m wrong, Your explanation for farther/further is not right because it should be ⇒far/ther /ðər/ NOT⇒ thur/θər/

Thursday, December 22nd 2011

i got 10/10..:)

Wednesday, January 11th 2012

10 \ 10 thanks

Sunday, January 15th 2012

it was amazing Alex thanks a lot!

Tuesday, January 17th 2012

hey Alex
your pronounciation lessons are the best.

Friday, January 27th 2012

Thanks a lot , Alex .
It’s really helpful in pronounciation.

Wednesday, February 1st 2012

good teachers make a difference.

Tuesday, February 21st 2012

THANKS YOU SIR.
SIR MY pronounciation IS NOT good.

Thursday, March 8th 2012

i have 7/10

Wednesday, March 14th 2012

its good teacher
5 out of 10

Friday, April 13th 2012

Thanks for this lesson

Friday, April 27th 2012

Thanks =D

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012

my score was 10 of 10

Tuesday, May 29th 2012

thanks! very useful!

Friday, June 8th 2012

I scored 10 out of 10; very useful lesson, Thak you Alex a like your lessons because they are nice, a can notice you are very good trained teacher.

Monday, July 9th 2012

very useful.thank you

Tuesday, July 10th 2012

Thanks for the lesson. I find it very difficult because I almost hear the same sound. Even when I use website programs I hear the same. I’ll keep truing ^^.

Tuesday, July 31st 2012

awesome alex…. you´re the best.

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

OPEN O SESAME !!!

Wednesday, August 29th 2012

I am not able to see the quiz, even if I click on next button, nothing happens. I would love to see the quiz after seeing this great video…Kindly help. Thanks in advance.

Thursday, August 30th 2012

open o sesame!

Friday, August 31st 2012

thanks))

Monday, September 10th 2012

hello my friend . i hope every fine …..

Monday, September 10th 2012

alex thank you very much.

Sunday, September 16th 2012

Hello, Alex! It is a very useful lesson!!!
I got 8/10 :(
As one of our friends said, there´s a misspelled on the text: WORKS instead of WORK.
Please, correct the mistakes on my comment too.

Monday, September 17th 2012

Thank you Alex :) I got 9/10

Saturday, September 22nd 2012

Hi Alex. Would you please make a lesson to explain the sound difference between fool/full pool/pull food/good ?
In IPA they are different but I’d like to confirm with you. Thanks.

Monday, October 8th 2012

Hi everybody !!
I kindda found a trick to pronounce man/men bad/bed land/lend differently so I would like to share with you and if possible receive Alex’s opinion.
It’s about pronouncing the “A” in “man” as if it was to letters. E and A. So we would pronounce meh-an beh-ad leh-and in a very brief way.
I hope it’s correct and that you find it useful.

Monday, October 8th 2012

CAN YOU HLEP ME
WHETH DIFFEFNT BETWEEN CAN AND COULD

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012

thanku mstar alex

Thursday, October 25th 2012

Thanks a lot for this lesson! I’ve been confused for a long time about these “a” & “e”. And finally I found this video! What luck! Thanks!

Saturday, November 10th 2012

Thank you Teacher! Very usefull!

Saturday, November 17th 2012

fantastic

Sunday, December 2nd 2012

My score was 10!!! Thank you. You have helped me a lot

Saturday, December 8th 2012

got 90 out off 100

Monday, December 10th 2012

i got 9

Wednesday, December 12th 2012

thank you

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013

Awesome pronunciation lesson, thank you very much

Friday, January 11th 2013

Alex, You’re a great teacher. I teach english,too
and I’d really like to get a lesson about ” quite and such” greetings from Clomobia.

Friday, February 8th 2013

i got 10 out of 10.by the way its very usefull

Thursday, February 14th 2013

thanks so much!

Wednesday, February 27th 2013

super easy quiz, but I failed S:

Tuesday, March 12th 2013

nice job

Tuesday, May 21st 2013

thanks teacher, but, I wonder if you can help me about how to pronounce “Word,War,and world”… I pronounce them the same. please help me. Thank you so much!

Tuesday, June 11th 2013

Very useful. Thank you. Take care, Alex.

Thursday, June 27th 2013

if anybody wants to practice with me Im JOsue Marona on facebook :)

Tuesday, October 1st 2013

Great! Thanks Alex.

Thursday, October 17th 2013

I got 10 of 10, I am so happy with myself for getting understood it pretty well ………. thank so my Alex, You’re great

Tuesday, February 18th 2014

thanks Alex your videos are really useful ,,when you have a chance could you do one about can’t and can. Thanks a lot!!!!

Friday, February 21st 2014

Hi Alex,thanks for your lesson.
EngVid realy helps mi very much.
You are great.
take care

Monday, March 24th 2014

Thanks Alex…
very useful lesson and same time is difficult:))

Tuesday, June 17th 2014
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