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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.
Before starting your Skype job interview, it's a good idea to _________________

To make sure you have a good connection for your Skype call, what shouldn't you do during the call?

What should you do if you have a problem with the sound during the interview?

What's one way a Skype job interview is different than a real-life interview?

You should always set your Skype status to busy before you start an interview.

How can you reduce the problem of a nervous voice during your interview?

How can you improve sound quality for your call?

Where is the best place to do your interview?

It's best to have the webcam as close to your face as possible. This will make you look friendly.

Before a Skype call with someone from a different country, you should check _________________________.


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Thank you for your Lesson.I like it.

Sunday, June 8th 2014

    Me too, it was a good one

    Tuesday, June 10th 2014

      I thought it was much easier to use this application software, however the technical advice is practically a must to get better results.

      The tips to get the most out of skype were the best part of this video lesson.

      Great video, but a hands-on lesson would it be much better.

      Thanks Jade for sharing your experience using Skype.

      Regards

      Tuesday, June 10th 2014

Thank you very much for your lesson , I wish to make conversation and practice English with you , my id Skype is Humran21 , please tell
If you are free. .

Monday, June 9th 2014

Thank you Jade.

Monday, June 9th 2014

What about Question #5? Is there a mistake in the answers? My answer “true” was wrong

Monday, June 9th 2014

    Hi! There is nothing wrong with the quiz. Jade advised not to use it, because then they can’t call you. http://youtu.be/Cu_mQsWJA_Q?t=11m33s (If the link doesn’t work properly it is on 11 minutes 33 seconds)

    Monday, June 9th 2014

      Exactly, if you put your status to ‘busy’ then they can’t call you.

      Friday, June 27th 2014

        I made the same misteke as danger86. I think it’s a tricky question. :)

        Sunday, November 2nd 2014

    No, there’s no a mistake. Your answer is wrong because you have to set your Skype status to “available” BEFORE you start the interview. If you set your status to “busy” BEFORE the interview, the interviewer might think you’re not available to talk to him/her.

    Monday, June 9th 2014

      The first advise was to check the timezone of the interviewer. It means that yo are calling him.And to protect youself from unnecessary calls you set up the “Busy” status. Correct me if I’m wrong =)

      Monday, June 9th 2014

        You have to check the timezone, because you need to make sure that you’re going to the interview on time; you’re going to be there at the right time of your appointment, because it’s important to get a good impression by being on time. It doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re calling the interviewer. She says you can ignore the people who are calling you during the interview. Another thing you can do is to set up to “busy” as soon as you start the interview, not before.:-)

        Monday, June 9th 2014

          You are a Skype expert Junior! :)

          Friday, June 27th 2014

          Thanks, Jade. I’m flattered by your comment :)

          Thursday, July 3rd 2014

Thanks Jade for some great tips.

Monday, June 9th 2014

who wants to practice add skype(rasim053499

Monday, June 9th 2014

    I’d like to practice.

    Monday, June 9th 2014

it was very useful :)

Monday, June 9th 2014

you are look like arya stark who unattractive and spiteful
except my stupid feelings , this lesson was realy useful , thanks

Monday, June 9th 2014

Thank you for your interesting lesson, Jade :)

Monday, June 9th 2014

Hi Jade, well I scored 8/10, two wrong answers. Firstly, on the 2nd question, because I hadn´t put a great deal of attention, to the word “shouldn´t” and I answered “use an ethernet cable….”. Secondly, on the 4th question, my answer was “… Because Skype interview and real life interview are the same”. The truth is, you don´t “shake hands” but you will say “hello”, and for me that have the same meaning, I guess.

Monday, June 9th 2014

    You have to read my questions very carefully or else these small mistakes can happen. :)

    Friday, June 27th 2014

Thumbs up! Cheers.

Monday, June 9th 2014

Hey Jade, thank you so much for the lesson! It helped me a lot! ;)

Monday, June 9th 2014

thank you for your lesson good job

Monday, June 9th 2014

Good lesson, thanks, jade

My id skype: Adalbertorex

Monday, June 9th 2014

The most important thing is relax, I guess. :)

Monday, June 9th 2014

Very useful. Thank you so much again Jade.

Monday, June 9th 2014

Thank you, got 60%.

Tuesday, June 10th 2014

Good Tip…. Thank you….

Tuesday, June 10th 2014

it is really good. thank you

Tuesday, June 10th 2014

Hi Jade, I’ve got 10 of 10 :) thanx for the video and very helpful like all the rest… but the way you have made question four seems dificult to understand at first)) Did anybody else have the same problem?

Tuesday, June 10th 2014

who wants to practice, ID Skype (abdessamad.imoulan)

Tuesday, June 10th 2014

thankss.. good tio.. =) so i need more pratice =)

Tuesday, June 10th 2014

I got 50%, its a little bit frustrating.

Wednesday, June 11th 2014

Help me more ma’am jade(:
It’s difficult, it sounds like i have a problem of understanding your pronunciation. What I did, I listened twice.

Wednesday, June 11th 2014

    This lesson required a lot of listening. Try again in a couple of weeks and you will be better at answering the questions then.

    Friday, June 27th 2014

Thank you for the lesson. I got 90%. The most hard is don’t nervous.

Wednesday, June 11th 2014

does anybody wants to talk to me on skype, i only wanna improve my speaking

Thursday, June 12th 2014

Thanks for your good lesson.

Friday, June 13th 2014

your Lesson.I like it,very good and helpfull teacher!

Friday, June 13th 2014

Hi Jade! Thas class was so great! But to be honest I need to listening to you more times, because your accent it’s a little difficult to me, but it’s fine. I like your classes anyway.
Thanks.

Saturday, June 14th 2014

Great lesson, Jade. Really helpful!

Saturday, June 14th 2014

Keep up the good job.

Sunday, June 15th 2014

thank so much!!!!

Sunday, June 15th 2014

thank so much!!! i really like it !! :)

Monday, June 16th 2014

Hi everyone. i want to improve my english. Who can help me and talk to me on skype? My skype ID anna…303

Monday, June 16th 2014

as easy as stealing a beer from a drunk… 100% thank Jade u r brilliant n u hav an enchanting smile.

Thursday, June 19th 2014

    I like to challenge you guys by speaking normally, but not quite that hard. ;)

    Friday, June 27th 2014

Good lesson. Basic advices, but sometimes necessary to remember!!

Thursday, June 19th 2014

Hi Jade,
Thanks for you lesson you’re really helpfull, could i have a conversation on Skype with you? it will be great to improve my english skill and also you a accent is awesome. take care

Friday, June 20th 2014

hey jade thank you really help full for many people hoping to skill

Saturday, June 21st 2014

Thanks a lot Jade, i like very very much your lessons, coz a like very much of british accent. I used to download of your videos from youtube to my notebook and whatch again and againg and show to my friends. I like so much you and Ronnie and Adam and Alex. Thank you all for help me improve my english. Some years ago, was very difficult study one language, coz that wans’t internet, but nowadays with internet, we can study and learn any language. Thanks from my heart.

Sunday, June 22nd 2014

Thanks Jade. It’s veeery useful for me! I’ll practise right now!

Monday, June 23rd 2014

I am really glad to have found this place out, it’s absolutely amazing. Thanks to all you for having developed such a beautiful website in which people are free to learn this amazing language and of course, without forking out money :)

Thursday, June 26th 2014

Thanks very much jade

Tuesday, July 1st 2014

cool , useful hintws

Friday, July 4th 2014

Woooow…. It’s jade…. Love it

Sunday, July 6th 2014

can i have a privat lisson with u on skype?

Sunday, July 6th 2014

jade you r the best teacher.I followed your tutorials and, I improved very well thanks.

Tuesday, July 8th 2014

thank you so much jade . any one interested to practice with me on Skype kindly add me : mahmoud.almoshakes I will be more than happy

Saturday, July 12th 2014

Good advices Jade.
For practice our speaking my ID on skype is: andjord.

Monday, July 14th 2014

thanke u Jade I really apprèciate what u are doing :)

Monday, July 14th 2014

Thank you)

Saturday, July 19th 2014

Ok, I got 70 %. Thanks.

Wednesday, July 30th 2014

Thanks alot

Monday, August 4th 2014

Ta.
:)

Sunday, August 10th 2014

It’s also a good practice to close real windows.
Because people can hear the noise from them: wind, cars, dogs and so on.

Good luck to everyone on your interview :)

Wednesday, August 13th 2014

    thank you >>> I want to speack with you by Skype or wahtsapp>>>are you ready??

    Saturday, January 16th 2016

Thanks for this lesson Jade!
I just got a mistake regarding the sound query.. I thought it would be impolite to end the call and call back again.. Since the interview was already starting once you two begin conversing..
Anyway, thanks!

Thursday, August 14th 2014

    give me skype

    Wednesday, January 21st 2015

Thanks a lot for your effort

Sunday, August 24th 2014

I love British accent, but it’s hard to understand the words. :(

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014

Really nice lesson, thank you!

Saturday, September 13th 2014

Dear Jade; Great tips, thanks a lot for your valuable support.

Sunday, September 14th 2014

Thank you for your interesting lesson, Jade :)Great lesson. Really helpful!

Thursday, September 18th 2014

Am been disturbed during the lesson sorry

Friday, September 19th 2014

great lesson, Jade speaks funny

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014

very nicely explained,mam.

Friday, October 3rd 2014

I just found this English video lesson and it is very useful to improve my English.I would like to know more about English through this lesson. Thank you.

Wednesday, October 15th 2014

Jade, btw I wonder if it is possible to contact anyone from EngVid using skype, to a conversation practice maybe…

Wednesday, October 15th 2014

Madam Jade it was best one, thank you to choice such a lesson for us. most of us have skype, so we can easily answer that questions.

Tuesday, October 21st 2014

I’m normal with this lesson. thank you Jade !

Tuesday, October 21st 2014

Thank you for your Lesson!

Friday, October 24th 2014

Thanks for the skype tips and advices.

Saturday, October 25th 2014

hI MADAM,MY NAME IS SHIVASHANKAR I REALLY LOVE ENGLISH BUT I CANT SPEAK VERY WELL PLEASE GIVE ME GOOD SUGGESTION PLEASE MADAM.

Monday, October 27th 2014

i was great experience

Sunday, November 2nd 2014

thank you so much

Wednesday, November 26th 2014

great tips!! :) Thanks Jade… love your pronunciation! :D

Thursday, November 27th 2014

thanks it was an interesting lesson

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014

dear teacher i wish you happiness among us,students.

Friday, December 5th 2014

Please invite my skype id: kohtanno. Anyone looking for partner to learn english together in speaking and listening.

Tuesday, December 30th 2014

If you like add me as a contact we can speak English with one another sometimes
my Skype ID : arsinr rabiee

Tuesday, January 6th 2015

thank a lot

Wednesday, January 7th 2015

thank you so much. great video.

Wednesday, January 7th 2015

Nice tips. Helps a lot. Thanks!

Thursday, January 8th 2015

this my skype ( aza issam )

Wednesday, January 21st 2015

thanks

Saturday, January 24th 2015

Thank you, it’s very helpful :-)

Sunday, February 8th 2015

Hey Jane, I just signed up on this site. And I just had a look at all the different teachers. In my opinion you have by far the most proper and nicest English accent of all of them. I really appreciate it. I also like Benjamins English, but you tend to have some special way of forming bi-vowels.. What kind of accent is that? It’s close to standard English, isn’t it? I am planning a language stay in the UK, where can I go to get this accent?
Best regards, Lukas

Saturday, February 21st 2015

very good lesson jade,i want to use Skype to learn English you can contact me at :mojahid alhaj

Sunday, March 1st 2015

10/10 Very good!

Wednesday, March 11th 2015

I have a little difficulty with your accent yet, but the class was amazing, thank you

Monday, April 13th 2015

Hi jade,
Great lesson I learned a lot about what I have to do on skype. :)
Thanks!

Thursday, April 16th 2015

Hi Teacher, i am new comer so I saw your video and I very like it, Thanks for your support.

Saturday, May 30th 2015

Thank you for those useful Skype tips, Jade!
I’ve got a question on the expression “dramatically improve”.. Is it a common & a neutral expression? It seems that from the point of view of the semantics, “dramatically” means something bad, while “improve” on the opposite means something good.
So is it a common & neutral way (or rather a bit sarcastic) to say:
“The headset with an extending microphone can dramatically improve your Skype call quality..”?
Thank You!

Friday, June 5th 2015

Hi guys, my advise is to keep the captions on the youtube player (CC button) always switched on. It’s really useful thing, especially when you’ve some problems of understanding Jade’s pronunciation.

Sunday, August 9th 2015

i got 10/10

Saturday, September 5th 2015

hi jade. i think it is very advanced lesson i

Sunday, October 11th 2015

thank you Jade.

Wednesday, October 14th 2015

Hello, Jade thank you for the lesson. Please give my skype adress for some body who like to improve english. misrak.taye9. What do you think? Is it helpful?

Tuesday, October 20th 2015

thanks for the amazing tips.I got 10/10 in the quiz.Do not know about the interview.Let us see.

Thursday, November 12th 2015

Jade, thank you for useful advice!

Thursday, November 12th 2015

why i can’t find the lesson vid

Friday, December 18th 2015

    If you’re visiting this site from China, all our videos are hosted on Youtube, which is blocked. You’ll have to find another way around.

    Friday, December 18th 2015

i try again,but cannot open the youtube com .
i think it is very difficulty to open the web in china .

Sunday, December 20th 2015

yes you are right. the webpage is blocked by the government .

Sunday, December 20th 2015

8/10 :)

Your lessons are awesome!

Thanks Jade!

Wednesday, January 6th 2016

Hi Jade,

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THIS VIDEO!

IT IS URGENT.
I WILL HAVE AN INTERVIEW AND I WOULD LIKE TO CONTACT YOU FOR HELP.

THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR ANSWER.

Wednesday, May 11th 2016

thank you jade

Thursday, June 30th 2016

Thanks

Sunday, July 24th 2016
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