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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.
Katie: "Do you think I should bring an umbrella?"
Tom: "Oh, yes. It _____ as if it's going to rain."

Don't get too excited about the fishing trip. It _____ like it might be cancelled.

Janet: "How is Jake doing at university?"
Jillian: "To tell you the ______, he is struggling a bit."

Ms. Bates: "Caroline's diet is not working for her because she loves ice cream too much."
Ms. Tidy: "________, but Caroline told me she is not eating ice cream anymore."

Let me carry your suitcase for you. I can _____ that after your long flight, you must be very tired.

Liars, lawyers, and politicians are very good at thinking _______.

Before you decide to get married, you must be sure that your partner is trustworthy. Remember that actions speak louder than ______.

After spending ten hours on my science project, I have finally _______ with photosynthesis.

When Nelly told me she was going to have triplets, I was so stunned and shocked that you could have _______.

Mr. Darcy, I would like to _______ with you in my office about your latest report.


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Thank you very much Jade!!
Nice to see you again ;)

Sunday, May 15th 2016

Excellent lesson Jade to improve expression .You have also a very personal funny behavior of teaching!! Thanks

Sunday, May 15th 2016

Well, Thank you so much Ms. jade!
It was really a very helpful lesson about how and where to use idioms, however I’ve even scored 100 out of 100 points..

I have one question ..

When you mentioned in your example “Nelly told me she was going to have triplets, I was so stunned and shocked that you could have _______.
The answer here is (to hear a pin drop)
But I think It doesn’t make any sense here, does it?????

Sunday, May 15th 2016

    Why not? Shock and awe can look exactly so))

    Monday, May 16th 2016

Thanks, Jade! It was very helpful and I got 100! :D

Sunday, May 15th 2016

Thanks, Jade! It really help me

Sunday, May 15th 2016

Execellent….. I like this video….

Sunday, May 15th 2016

Good Afternoon Jade.Congratulation on your vídeos.They are really helpful.

I am teaching advanced students in Brazil and I have been trough a big issue recently.Find bellow some sentences that I want to explain them using grammar point.Students must rewrite these sentence as follow:

We received the News that we had awaited for so long.
We received the long-awaited News.

Se the example.Which grammar topic shoud I explain about?

See another example:

That landscape took my breath away.
A spider is na insect that has eight legs.
He is dating girl that has blue eyes.
The teacher’s mind open to learning new things.

How should I rewrite these sentences properly using the pattern above?

I really appreciate if you help me out.

Thank you so much in advance.

Sunday, May 15th 2016

    Hi Marcos
    i hope she will respond on your questions To be honest sometimes i get confused of these kind of rules . We wait to see her answer as soon as possible . good lock in ur job .

    Monday, June 13th 2016

    Hey bro, nice to meet you. As a fanatic of English language, it sounds like this wolud be passive voice. For instance, in the sentence of the landscape, I would answer: ‘ My breath was taken away by that landscape’ I hope you get the point, cuz I didn’t see Jane’s aswer.
    Cheers from Argentina.
    Sebashtian.

    Thursday, July 28th 2016

Thank you so much. I did a test and I took note 7

Sunday, May 15th 2016

About the last question, I can use either “have a word” or “get a word”, am I right? Thanks, teacher Jade. Take care ;)

Sunday, May 15th 2016

Hello Jade! It’s good to see you. To tell you the truth I haven’t watched your videos on both channels, but I will. I’ve got to get to grip with all of your videos. I’ve been more focused on Benjamin, I finished watching all of his videos, now I think I’m going to be focusing on yours. But I watch all the teachers. But, I just love listening to your accents, Gill’s, Ben’s, and yours.

Thank you!
I got 100 on the quiz.
See you!
Be well!
Bye!

Sunday, May 15th 2016

Um, I forgot to include it on the comment. “Umbrella” on the quiz is BROLLY, right? In the UK you say “brolly” rather than “umbrella”.

:D

Sunday, May 15th 2016

    In UK, they say both “umbrella” and “brolly”. However, the second one is informal.

    Thursday, July 14th 2016

Thanks Jade, I got 6/10 correct

Monday, May 16th 2016

thank you very much Jade,such and interesting topic as well as your diction.it will helps me a lot on my speaking and listening exam soon.

Monday, May 16th 2016

Thanks a loy! I came across some new expressions which I’ll try to use in my speech. Have a good day!

Monday, May 16th 2016

Thank you. I learnt new expressions.

Monday, May 16th 2016

fantastic job useful phrases

Monday, May 16th 2016

Thanks for your lesson!

Monday, May 16th 2016

thank you Jade,i love watching your videos and how you make your lessons so interesting
hope to see you soon again

Monday, May 16th 2016

More quiz please!

Monday, May 16th 2016

Thanks heaps. Easy lesson but important to know.
I got 10 out of 10

Btw, cool dance by the end of the video.

Monday, May 16th 2016

Thank you very much Jade!

Monday, May 16th 2016

Good lesson, see you!

Monday, May 16th 2016

Thanks Jade for this very good video. It is worth it to watch it twice, it contains info that is very usefull.

Monday, May 16th 2016

I sense that you, Jade, develop your knowledge in NLP – auditry digit type of people was absent in your previous lesson about “how to learn english depending on your preferentional type of consuming information”)) Admittedly NLP seems to me like cheating my friends and kin. I mean, if you study it thoroughly. On the other hand it was awesome class – idioms, introductory phrases and very funny pronounciation made my day.. or night))

Monday, May 16th 2016

Hi Jade! Thanks for the great lesson! As always, you finish the lesson in a cute way!

Monday, May 16th 2016

Thank you!

Monday, May 16th 2016

Thanks,Jade

Monday, May 16th 2016

Thanks ma’m Jade. :)

Monday, May 16th 2016

9 out of 10 right, thank you

Tuesday, May 17th 2016

Thanks Jade for this interesting lesson!

It looks, sounds and feels important to communicate using the best way that the other person can receive the messages!

Tuesday, May 17th 2016

hi jade, very very usual ad funcional your lesson.
thanks a lot and see you soon

Wednesday, May 18th 2016

Thank u Jade. But I have a question, I’m a little bit bad at English for this time, and i don’t know what to do..HELP ME PLEASE …
:(

Wednesday, May 18th 2016

    of course, I can help you.

    Monday, June 13th 2016

    If you want to learn the English language easily, do these steps gradually:
    1- Listen
    2- Speak
    3- Read
    4- Write
    These four steps are logical to learn any language; we all learn the mother (first) language by these steps. Have a good day..

    Thursday, July 14th 2016

    Hi there. Well, as I usually say: STUDY GRAMMAR A LOOOOTTTT !!!
    Cheers.

    Sunday, July 31st 2016

Great lesson! Thank you. Quiz 10/10 :)

Wednesday, May 18th 2016

thank you

Wednesday, May 18th 2016

thank you, I finally get 100%.. it is very interesting and useful

Wednesday, May 18th 2016

I feel you have a heavily accent on English pronunciation, you are not a native speaker?

Thursday, May 19th 2016

Your vision of the world is simply stunnig, thank you Jade.

Friday, May 20th 2016

Grate I had 10, thanks a lot.

Friday, May 20th 2016

THANK U

Saturday, May 21st 2016

All is clear. Thank’s.

Monday, May 23rd 2016

Hi Mrs Jade,
I am glad to see you again. However, recently I have seen your new video which is about Language and The Senses basically on that something grabbed my attention . I would like to mention that on that you say we use past tenses like “taught” and future clause in First conditional but I learned that for First Conditions we should use: If+ any presents + Future clause .
I would be pleased if I hearing from you as soon as you received this message.

Monday, May 23rd 2016

I apologize for the writing incorrect subject on the page above. The title of the video was; How To Write a Perfect IELTS Essay Conclusion.

Monday, May 23rd 2016

hi dear reader
in my office youtube and facebook is closed can you send me in my email (ahmadabbas2018@gmail .com) thanks

Tuesday, May 24th 2016

hey guys, hello everyone, i’m looking for someone who wants train and improve english with me.
my Skype is ailton.rios90
bye and see you soon
and congratulations teachear jade, your lessons are excelente and i’ve learned a lot with you.

Tuesday, May 24th 2016

Hello… jade maam i need your help…. i’m too poor in English … How i can Improve my English… give me guideline to make my English better .. and also about accent…
waqasv29@gmail.com

Wednesday, May 25th 2016

I do not understand why you tell us about NLP, and how it can help me in my study english language, but
anyway thank you very much.

Friday, May 27th 2016

Thanks so much for a useful lesson. To tell you the truth, I had some difficulty hearing you when you speak becuase of your british accent. But I’m getting used to it.

Friday, May 27th 2016

    The British accent is the best. You do not understand her because she speaks with a fast way, so she must speak slowly, because we are learner.

    Thursday, July 14th 2016

      Hey mate. I dont agree with you. This is a lesson for advanced students. I understood every word she said.
      Practice makes perfect.
      Best regards.

      Thursday, July 28th 2016

Hi Jade, Thank u for a lesson.And hi everyone, i think which is very fun talking with diferent people of diferent places.
If you want to send me one request on skype for training your english. My skype is Luiz Carlos Nilson, search in the Skype directory. I wait talk with someone there.
I also need to train my english.
Bye bye. =)
.

Monday, May 30th 2016

    May I correct you? Say (to practice my English) not (to train my English). Have a good day..

    Thursday, July 14th 2016

Thank u Jade! 90points just because i didnt get to grips with “grips” ;)! Thx

Tuesday, May 31st 2016

Thanks Jade, I just love the way you teach and your accent, which is as cute as you are. It reminds me the time I spent in London.

I found the quiz pretty easy, though. You could’ve made it a little bit harder. See you (:

Sunday, June 5th 2016

To tell you the truth,I watched your video twice.It’s a little more fast for me.The idea of NLP is also first time to hear for me.So I can’t catch it at the watching of the first time.Now I get your point,thank u!

Monday, June 6th 2016

Hi, Jade! I really like your lessons! I am feeling as if my English were improving more and more. You’ve got a sweet voice and a tranquil way to explain the topics. Thank you so much!

Tuesday, June 7th 2016

Thank you very much :)

Wednesday, June 8th 2016

Thank you Jade, 100 per 100. I can not believe it.

Wednesday, June 8th 2016

    me too

    Thursday, June 9th 2016

such a useful website
tnx

Friday, June 10th 2016

Thanks Jade

Friday, June 10th 2016

Hell yeaaah, I got 9/10!

Monday, June 13th 2016

Let me tell you the truth Jade!
I see your point on this class, thanks :)

Wednesday, June 15th 2016

Thanks Jade , I DO love your lessons

Monday, June 20th 2016

your are the best

Sunday, June 26th 2016

i like this video:)

Sunday, June 26th 2016

great video

Thursday, June 30th 2016

and what about “it looks like it’s going to rain” is it the same thing as “it looks as if it’s going to rain” ? kind of tricky…

Wednesday, July 6th 2016

    “It looks like” same as “It sounds like”. However, the first one is “Visual” and the second one is “Auditory”.

    Thursday, July 14th 2016

Jade is the one ! How I love that accent!
Excellent lesson.
Thx a lot.

Thursday, July 28th 2016

thank you Jade,

I really enjoyed your lessens.

Hope to see more.

Thursday, August 18th 2016

Thanks Jade , excellent lesson . your British accent strange a little bit but it sound really cool!

Sunday, August 21st 2016

i like it

Thursday, September 1st 2016

Thanks, if u could speel slowly it’ll be perfect

Tuesday, September 13th 2016

Hi jade, lets have a word: fantastic lesson! Many+1 thanks!!

Tuesday, September 20th 2016

Please continue with your chalenges class! it make me progress! you have the grip!

Tuesday, September 20th 2016
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