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Why do we use intensifiers in speech?

Bloody is considered a serious swear word in British English.

In British English, which word is considered to be the poshest intensifier?

Which sentence is considered grammatically incorrect?

I hate the _________ English weather.

Which sentence is informal slang?

Which sentence uses British slang?

Fill in the sentence using posh British English.
James was __________ upset when he saw the mess in the classroom.

Fill in the sentence using neutral English.
James was __________ upset when he saw the mess in the classroom.

Fill in the sentence using a swear word.
James was __________ upset when he saw the mess in the classroom.


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87 Comments on “Make yourself more interesting – Using informal intensifiers”


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Good lesson, but I won’t use these words much within mt situation :)

Wednesday, June 25th 2014

    Hahaha I don’t think I’ll use them either !

    Wednesday, June 25th 2014

    I agree with your comment, however it is important to know -at least- where to place an intesifier in a sentence.

    Wednesday, June 25th 2014

      Writing a story using Posh English, I don’t quite get it. I would prefer using neutral language to do it.

      Wednesday, June 25th 2014

        i’m with u i also prefer neutral language..

        Thursday, June 26th 2014

I kind use bloody when I get mad. Thanks a lot for the lesson.

Wednesday, June 25th 2014

Thanks it was a bloody frigging lesson! :)

Wednesday, June 25th 2014

Thank u Jade for this interesting lesson . First I didn’t get the lesson exactly but, after doing the quiz I went thorough it :)

Thursday, June 26th 2014

so impressive lesson. thank you. :)

Thursday, June 26th 2014

Thanks teacher Jade! This lesson makes me more understanding in your culture. Terribly Brilliant! =) keep up the good work!

Thursday, June 26th 2014

My score was perfect :D I usually use neutral English. But bloody and bare were interesting words for me. Thank you for your lesson, Jade :)

Thursday, June 26th 2014

8/10 My score today put me on a bloody mood disposition. Normally I rather prefer stay on a best score position such as 10/10

Thursday, June 26th 2014

    You would say, ‘My score put me in a bloody bad mood.’ – you still need an adjective (bad).

    Friday, June 27th 2014

      Thank you

      Friday, June 27th 2014

      hi, i want to aske you one question about english
      lesson before i speak french so now i confuse pronunciation and other things like basic , i can not understand grammar english but i have so more vocabular in english .i want you give me like advice

      Sunday, November 2nd 2014

      Your accent is killing me . :)
      Keep it up. I appreciate your hard work for us .

      Thursday, November 6th 2014

Hi Jade thank you very much for the lesson it was very interesting.
scored 10/10!

Thursday, June 26th 2014

I got 9 correct out of 10.
:, It was a bloody lesson. it was a terribly.

Thursday, June 26th 2014

Hi Jade, thanks for useful lesson
take care

Thursday, June 26th 2014

Hi ..I need to improve my English .I’d like to talk with people all around the word please add on skype …I love to watch this videos …thank you for all teachers here because I’ve been learning every days ..
so Add on skype julianalima25

Thursday, June 26th 2014

Thank you teacher

Thursday, June 26th 2014

thanks for the lesson it was really helpfull

Thursday, June 26th 2014

Great! to have nuances for all kinds of dialogue(or people!)is rather usefull. thanks

Thursday, June 26th 2014

Good lesson I like it & would love to hear more :)

Thursday, June 26th 2014

Thank you ,COACH….

Thursday, June 26th 2014

Thank you Jade.

Thursday, June 26th 2014

I really appreciate your good efforts and I really and nough and bare like it :) and I aim to attend all your lessons, and sorry about the grammatical mistakes

Thursday, June 26th 2014

    Just use one informal intensifier at a time. I really like it. The video is bare good.

    Friday, June 27th 2014

      Is it possible that “bare” might be introduced as a intensifier adverb cause it sounds similar to very? And , despite of some nervousness your class was terribly good!

      Monday, June 30th 2014

thanks jade. this was awfully useful.

Friday, June 27th 2014

the lesson is terribly nice, thanks very much Jade

Friday, June 27th 2014

Ima no good at swearing. Got 5/10. : P
I’m still alive without. ^^ .
It’s worth sometimes though. [ :
Shy of the bare swear. : )

Friday, June 27th 2014

:D

Saturday, June 28th 2014

Thanks a lot you are a such awfully cute teacher:))))

Saturday, June 28th 2014

Your accent is terribly nice and I fairly get it!

Sunday, June 29th 2014

Jade, you are by far the best! Your Posh English sounds ‘nough funny (*^_^*)

Sunday, June 29th 2014

What a terribly lesson! I think it’s very useful, because in lots of american/british series you’ll hear most of the slan/swear words we have just learnt.

Sunday, June 29th 2014

    Hola, Cris! As our beaultiful teacher told us, we have to use an adjective after the adverb terribly: “What a terribly good lesson!” Just trying to help… Best wishes!

    Monday, June 30th 2014

thanks so much ,it was a terribly helpful lesson :)

Sunday, June 29th 2014

    its is :)

    Tuesday, December 2nd 2014

Hello teacher! Great,great and killing lesson. The Cup in Brasil is so bloody to many countries!

Monday, June 30th 2014

Great lesson as usual Jade. I’ve got 10 out of 10 but I’ve still got a restlessness…

If you don’t mind, could you explain me why in minute 2:54 you said “Fairly is more posh”, but in the 3rd question it’s used the superlative “The Poshest”?

My point is, You should say “Fairly is posher than…” or we can use it either way just like you did?

Thanks :)

Tuesday, July 1st 2014

You are a terribly good teacher, I am so into your videos, I´m bare eager to see more of them coz its bloody worth it! :)
In other words: thank you very much for videos, they are perfect!

Tuesday, July 1st 2014

hello , Jade
hope you doing well.sir
I have 2 question
1)what’s the diffrency between synonym and activator of a word?
2)if the pulural of tooth is teeth,why isnt the pulral of booth beeth?one goose 2geese So one moose 2meese?
thanks in advance.
by the way.
this is mehdi from Iran:)

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014

Hope you doing well madam

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014

Hi guys. I’ve only got one question. Namely, when to say ‘this’/’that’, and when to say ‘it’. Contrary to ‘this’ and ‘that’, I believe using ‘it’ is more impassive, unemotional. So, am I right?
By the way, Jade, you’re bloody awesome. I just thought you should know :)

Thursday, July 3rd 2014

good lesson thank you jade

Sunday, July 6th 2014

got 30%.

Monday, July 7th 2014

It’s really userful in English.

Monday, July 7th 2014

Thanks for this lesson
It was really helpful))
I was surprised when I saw that using “so” before verb it’s incorrect

Wednesday, July 9th 2014

Thanke u a lot for all what u give to us and this is the first time I know this two words ” bare and nough” and their meanings :)

Sunday, July 13th 2014

It’s my first comment! ;)

Thursday, July 17th 2014

Your lesson was bare GOOD , thnx so much.

Thursday, July 17th 2014

Thank you for your good lesson, Jade..

Monday, July 21st 2014

Jade you are the only teacher on EngVid who I need to swith ON the subtitles… (and please someone correct my sentence)

Tuesday, August 5th 2014

thanks Jade

Tuesday, August 12th 2014

This was helpful lesson.It’s make me understand how to use those words and I’ve just known what posh words is.Then I got 8 out of 10.

Monday, August 18th 2014

You are awfully sweet when teaching and I so am thirsty to watch your programs and they were fucking usefull for me to the moment.
This, to be specified, was a bloody session!!!

Monday, September 1st 2014

Thank you for your class,Jade.You are bare clear.

Wednesday, September 24th 2014

i m nough happy today with this lesson :)

Saturday, October 18th 2014

Hi jade send me a skype id please

Thursday, October 23rd 2014

Learn a new word, nough, thx!

Wednesday, December 17th 2014

Thank you, I love you seriously

Wednesday, December 17th 2014

I love when Jade is trying to improvise sentences, she’s funny :)

Friday, January 2nd 2015

that’s great…it was really helpful lesson…thanks.

Friday, January 16th 2015

Once again “two thumbs up”.

Fligging and Freeking are these words used only
in British English?

Saturday, January 17th 2015

Thank u ma’am!! this lesson was terribly useful for me. I love u so much, i wish i could go to England to see u, u have a killer eyes, i bare like it, sometime i think what’re u look like when u wear glasses =)) sorry if u can’t read that, my English is bloody terrible so i try to do better

Thursday, January 22nd 2015

great lesson. I really like the way you teach. Thanks.

Thursday, January 29th 2015

Jade is terribly charming
I wonder where she come from.
she must eat much antyoxidant foods.

Sunday, February 15th 2015

no Indonesian else deg! I am alone here!
I am in my own!

Sunday, February 15th 2015

this my Quiz
Unfortunatly I got two wrong!
80
You got 8 correct out of 10.
:)

Sunday, February 15th 2015

Hi everybody,welcome to my skype:KIMO-00
Please feel free to talk to my :)

Saturday, February 21st 2015

    To me ^_^

    Saturday, February 21st 2015

This class was terribly useful.

Wednesday, March 4th 2015

I’d speak like a native speaker, but I’m so bored to learn English. How should I do?

Saturday, April 18th 2015

I don’t think the sawear word really necessary

Saturday, April 25th 2015

thanks :D

Tuesday, April 28th 2015

It’s a SMART; I learn new thing.

Thanks you

Monday, June 1st 2015

it was really very helpful

Friday, July 17th 2015

Thanks you Jade!
You are terribly charming woman! ;)

Wednesday, August 5th 2015

I quite understood this lesson more over I’ve got some new sentences that how to use grammatically that you told me clearly.. .
thanks I love you speech anyway!..

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015

9/10 :D

These words are used to emphasise speeches, very popular in the vocabulary of the students of english around the world.

Thank you Jade!

Wednesday, January 6th 2016

Thanks for the lesson.

Friday, January 15th 2016

Hello please I need privet a teacher.

Friday, May 6th 2016

Thank you jade😊

Sunday, May 8th 2016

Thank you, Jade. However, I’m confused about ” She is terribly or awfully charming. Does she is really charming? Terribly and awfully and negative words, right?

Sunday, May 15th 2016

I ve got 100, yay

Sunday, July 3rd 2016
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