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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.
Talking about a person's weight is ___________.

It is okay to talk about someone's weight if they lost weight.

You see an old friend after many years, she has a large round belly.
What shouldn't you ask her?

Another word for acne is ____________.

If someone is hung over, it means that person _________________.

Pregnant women will usually tell you about their pregnancy.

If someone's nose job has been botched, it is ____________.

Ronnie says that if your best friend looks sick, it is okay to ask them about it.

Women like being told they look old, because it means they look wiser and more mature.

You meet Ronnie and her friend on the street, what shouldn't you call them?


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208 Comments on “Polite English: What NOT to say to people!”


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Thank you ,Ronnie. Your explanation is really clear ,helpful and practical very good lesson as usual.

Friday, January 22nd 2016

Thanks Ronnir, very good lesson. It is really important to keep in mind what to say when we meet new people.

Friday, January 22nd 2016

you’re awesome)

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

Thanks Ronnie.

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

thank you alot

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

thanks Ronnie, your lessons are very useful :)

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

thank u teacher

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

You got 10 correct out of 10

Thank you <3

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

thank you you are great teacher

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

Ronnie,I’m glad to find you on youtube. You are a wonderfull teacher..💖

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

Thank you ,it was really useful

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

    yes..I agree with you..

    Thursday, February 4th 2016

Hi, how are you Ronnie?! thanks for the awesome lesson :)

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

Ronnie, you’re looking great, are you working out (is that polite)?
btw, I really enjoy your work. Thank you.

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

Thanks Ronnie,
if I met old friend and he look like sad or no good, what is the right way to ask him?
thanks

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

    lemme correct some words for ya
    *looks sad or not good -> because you are talking about someone (singular so you need to put “s” for the verb)

    Thursday, February 4th 2016

Thank you^_^

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

thank you so much ronnie . i didn’t know all this things in eglish . it’s really usefull lesson

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

thank you for your lesson. the topic was interesting

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

Thank you Ronnie. What a useful lesson! I think you lose some weights:)

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

thanks, Ronie

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

Thanks! You are the best!

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

good teacher

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

Very interesting subject in my opinion. Also I don’t like when someone starts questioning me about my work and how much money i earn…

Sunday, January 24th 2016

Thanks teacher!😊

Sunday, January 24th 2016

I had a problem 20 years ago asking my friend about why he was bald… Answer: Cancer. I apologised hundred times, but it is definitely a gaffe (and I also had the false pregnant question … twice OMG) I think I learn to be quiet.Thanks Ronnie

Sunday, January 24th 2016

thanks,ronnie!

Sunday, January 24th 2016

RONNIE IS ONE OF THE BEST FACULTY

Sunday, January 24th 2016

That was a really helpful and funny video!!! Thank you very much. Ronnie, you are awesome!!

Sunday, January 24th 2016

your lessons is amazing ronnie keep going i know that you going to reach the top

Sunday, January 24th 2016

Thanks Ronnie. As usually you are cool)))

Sunday, January 24th 2016

Gotcha! Have a great week.

Sunday, January 24th 2016

good, friends call me on Skype let’s practice English

Sunday, January 24th 2016

wondeful lesson, i loved it

Sunday, January 24th 2016

Thank you very much Ronnie!! ;)

Sunday, January 24th 2016

Thanks a lot)

Sunday, January 24th 2016

    Hello. How are you? My friend want learn Russian. If you have free time send me message please ..

    Saturday, September 10th 2016

      Hi! I’m doing well, hope u2! How I can help?

      Monday, September 12th 2016

Hi Ronnie 🙂

I’m Shilpa from India , I’m new to engvid n learning a lot this way… first of all thank you somuch for all your lessons… I have few doubts Ronnie… please correct me…

I got my blood reports yesterday and everything is/was normal… and doctor prescribed me/ had prescribed antibiotics for/ to me?

I know/ knew I’m / I was right ?

I’m little confused to use was and is in past tense… can u explain me please…. :)

waiting for ur reply… and you look little similar to one of my very close friends… I remember her at least once when I watch ur videos.. :)

Sunday, January 24th 2016

Thanks alot.. I wanna ask you a question..which way will be better for memorizing new words ..is to get the translation of the word into my native language or to get the meaning of the english word maybe the explanation myabe word with the same meaning maybe word with the opposite meaning .. whatever but rather than getting the translation of the word into my native language (with considration that if i try to get the word english english..some words i will not know its meaning in my native language but i will know the general explanation of it

Sunday, January 24th 2016

How not to be a douchebag. Thanks Ronnie.

Sunday, January 24th 2016

Yeah, I got 10 out of 10! Thank you Ronnie for giving us so great hints.

Sunday, January 24th 2016

Interesting! I think this tip doesn’t have any special level and is important for everybody. Maybe I’m in high level but, don’t know them !

Sunday, January 24th 2016

Thank you Ronnie, Your lesson is useful who want to learn how to be good personality

Sunday, January 24th 2016

Excellent advices!! I really appreciate your classes. Thanks a lot.

Monday, January 25th 2016

THANK YOU RONNIE ^^
I’M YOUR FAN!!! YEAHH!!

Monday, January 25th 2016

thanks ronnie

Monday, January 25th 2016

thank you very much :)

Monday, January 25th 2016

Thank you.

Monday, January 25th 2016

Thanks Ronnie

Monday, January 25th 2016

Awsome, teacher Ronnie. Your lessons are always useful and interesting.

Monday, January 25th 2016

Thank you Ronnie. It is very informative.

Monday, January 25th 2016

thanks Ronnie .. it was helpful and i have got 100

Monday, January 25th 2016

Thx ronnie for your lessons it’s so interesting ,, and i want to ask you about suffixes could you make a lesson for it please.

Monday, January 25th 2016

we love you ronnie

Monday, January 25th 2016

Hello, Ronnie! It’s a very interesting and useful lesson. Thank you very much!

Monday, January 25th 2016

By the way, you’ve gained some weight, haven’t you? I’m kidding, Ronnie! You look great. Bye!

Monday, January 25th 2016

Thanks Ronnie You´re the best

Monday, January 25th 2016

Thanks Ronnie, I got 100%

Monday, January 25th 2016

Thanks Ronnie

Monday, January 25th 2016

i love you lol, seriously i appreciate what you do, thanks!

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

Thanks Ronnie

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

great lesson Ronnie , I think is not too bad to say someone that he is gaining weight if she is your friend it’s just to prevent her to not be carless

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

thanks you are awesome

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

Thanks Ronnie You´re the best <3

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

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facebook :https://www.facebook.com/mohammed.labrahimy

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

Thank you very much. Now I know what I should say and what I shouldn’t say to a lady! ;D

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

I don’t know how it works in another countries, but in Brazil isn’t strange to say any of these sentences.
Not polite is to ask women their age.
and the sentence LATER BITCHES is commom with friends, it is not strange for us.
The rest of sentences is commom for us to speak about the zitz. Lol.

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

Ronnie, your classes are the best! I share them with my Brasilian friends. We love you =D
Thank you.

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

Is WONDERFULL Ronnie, I’m learning with you a lot. appreciated

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

    I’m learning a lot with you

    Thursday, February 25th 2016

Thanks!

Wednesday, January 27th 2016

thank’s ronnie

Wednesday, January 27th 2016

thanks Ronnie

Wednesday, January 27th 2016

hello.
just wonder what “forsake and truth” means.
the natives(AE) I asked say the grammar is improper.

Wednesday, January 27th 2016

YOU ARE GREAT

Wednesday, January 27th 2016

Thanks Ronnie YOU are the best ;)

Wednesday, January 27th 2016

Thank you, Ronnie! Everything is well understood. You know, everyone on the planet should watch that video. Really.

Bye-bye! See you! ;)

Wednesday, January 27th 2016

Hi Ronnie I am back . Missed you all !

Wednesday, January 27th 2016

thanks Ronnie, for you help. awesome!!!

Wednesday, January 27th 2016

Thank u Ronnie , it was a wonderful class

Thursday, January 28th 2016

Thanks Ronnie.

Thursday, January 28th 2016

Ronnie. You are awesome ESL teacher. I am from Colombia. I am a statistic and calculus teacher. I am respectfully asking you to load a lesson teaching us when use do not, not or no. Thanks,
Daniel

Thursday, January 28th 2016

Thank for your helping, the lesson is awesome >.<

Thursday, January 28th 2016

I really enjoy your lessons Ronnie, you make me laugh! Of course that they are very useful too.

Thursday, January 28th 2016

you are a good teacher and you are look good

Thursday, January 28th 2016

Thanks Teacher!

Thursday, January 28th 2016

thank you Ronnie!

Thursday, January 28th 2016

first lasson good starting thank you.

Thursday, January 28th 2016

You are really cool teacher!
Thanks Ronnie..

Thursday, January 28th 2016

thanks )

Friday, January 29th 2016

Thanks,Ronnie!As funny as usual. You are the best.

Friday, January 29th 2016

I got 9 correct out of 10. ^^; I can do it! Ronnie. Thanks a lot.

Friday, January 29th 2016

I think is very cute the way you speak Ronnie ^^, Thak you very much for the lesson!

Friday, January 29th 2016

thank you , you’r a really good teacher :)

Saturday, January 30th 2016

thank you

Saturday, January 30th 2016

Thank you so much

Saturday, January 30th 2016

Thank you, Ronnie!The way you give the lesson is charming!

Saturday, January 30th 2016

It’s my first video here, and I always thought that my English is not very good, but I understood almost every word and got 10 correct answers ))) So, my skills are still have to be improved, but thanks for such interesting and funny video)

Saturday, January 30th 2016

Thank you Ronnie, beautiful lesson as always

Saturday, January 30th 2016

Thx Ronnie, ur voice keep me understand english well.

Saturday, January 30th 2016

Thank you so much Ronnie!

Saturday, January 30th 2016

I really like all your videos..you are very clear and funny when you’re explain..ten its’s more eas to understand.

Really Thank you Ronnie

Saturday, January 30th 2016

Ronnie please could you do a video about call centers i work in one i it will be very helpful, specially when guests ask us to connect with a foreigns numbers, greetings from Mexico, you should to come to take a holyday here.

Sunday, January 31st 2016

Hi! Thank you for your lessons! They are funny, practical and useful!
I’ve being learning English since I was a child, but I don’t have any chance to talk to somebody. Any suggestion? (Apart going abroad, that would be the best, of course)

Sunday, January 31st 2016

Thank you

Sunday, January 31st 2016

thsnk you so much teacher

Monday, February 1st 2016

Thank you very much. Nice explanation

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016

Hi, Ronnie! Thank you for your lessons. Would you make a video special for Russian students,please? At least one,please))) Thanks a lot. Love you, Ilya.

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016

Thank you!👍🏼

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016

Thanks Ronnie.

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016

hi
I enjoyed ur teaching. I was cool.
I want to speak like that, can I? !

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016

yeah you have definitely done gud deed..

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016

Thank u mam

Thursday, February 4th 2016

Thanks ..

Thursday, February 4th 2016

Thanks, Ronnie, for this lesson!

The color of your earrings matches very well with the color of your eyes, hair, and lips.

Thursday, February 4th 2016

Ronnie, Thanks for this lesson today.

Thursday, February 4th 2016

Funny teacher. Very good

Saturday, February 6th 2016

Thanks Ronnie these are the things that teachers never explain.

Saturday, February 6th 2016

Thanks, Ronnie! ;D

Sunday, February 7th 2016

Very helpfull

Sunday, February 7th 2016

funny teacher and helpfull lesson. thanks Ronnie

Sunday, February 7th 2016

Thank you Ronnie!

Sunday, February 7th 2016

Thank you.I think these advises suit to all people from all cultures, not only to English-speakers.

Monday, February 8th 2016

You always make me smile, Ronny! Thank you! You’re the Best!

Tuesday, February 9th 2016

Oh, no! “Ronny”! I’m sorry, Ronnie! I’m stupid at times actually.

Tuesday, February 9th 2016

thank you ronnie

Tuesday, February 9th 2016

Thank you Ronnie :)

Tuesday, February 9th 2016

Dear Friends,

I want to improve my english speaking skills.
if anybody interest.
please mail me : npkirankumarkoneru@gmail.com

Wednesday, February 10th 2016

hi
it is my skype if anyone like to contact with me to practise english
ahmed_esmaiel_elnewashy

Wednesday, February 10th 2016

Thank you Ronnie.

Wednesday, February 10th 2016

confused question 10! bitches?

Wednesday, February 10th 2016

This Lady is too good at teaching!the way you teach is very pratical!thx you!

Thursday, February 11th 2016

Thank you ,Ronnie. We better take into account the advice from your present lesson than being these modals taught in the bad way from the very street environment!

Thursday, February 11th 2016

Great lesson. Thank you, Ronnie.

Friday, February 12th 2016

merci

Saturday, February 13th 2016

Thank you very much Ronnie. Useful lesson for us. You look wonderfull!!!

Saturday, February 13th 2016

Great teacher 👍🏼

Saturday, February 13th 2016

Congratulations for the way that you explain the videos, i dont speak english properly yet, but for me, you are an excellent teacher.

Sunday, February 14th 2016

I like your style Ronnie.

Sunday, February 14th 2016

your class is really interesting

Monday, February 15th 2016

You are the best! Thanks, Ronnie.

Monday, February 15th 2016

Thank u Ronnie. I would like to meet , because i cant cease to review yours lessons. It’s easy to undestand.God bless u dear Ronnie

Wednesday, February 17th 2016

Thanks Ronnie for awesome lesson, but could someone explain me what means “nose job botched”?

Sunday, February 21st 2016

thanks Ronnie!!

Wednesday, February 24th 2016

Thanks Ronnie, love the way you express things

Wednesday, February 24th 2016

awesome teacher.

Wednesday, February 24th 2016

Very Good

Thursday, February 25th 2016

Now i know,thanks Ronnie.

Sunday, February 28th 2016

Very nice this topic. Some people do not think before speaking.

Sunday, February 28th 2016

Ups , i confused ,. Should and shoul’d , i Need a lot of practice .

Sunday, February 28th 2016

I failed Again, i confued , Should – shouldn’t,

Sunday, February 28th 2016

I love you Roniem your explanation is so interesting

Monday, February 29th 2016

Thank you Ronnie you are friendly.

Tuesday, March 1st 2016

thanks!

Thursday, March 3rd 2016

thank you. great lesson!

Thursday, March 3rd 2016

All what you taught whith this lesson is true even at any language. Thanks to remaind me these facts

Thursday, March 3rd 2016

Thank you! (I read “should” in the quiz… xD)

Thursday, March 3rd 2016

Great lesson I like it

Friday, March 4th 2016

Thank you so much for the lesso!You always explain very clear

Saturday, March 5th 2016

Really useful video.Thanks a lot.

Monday, March 7th 2016

I’ve already gained somes tips from you,Thank you !

Monday, March 7th 2016

What does ladies think about if I talk about her makeup or hair?

Monday, March 14th 2016

Thanks.

Friday, March 18th 2016

Thank you ,Ronnie. Your explanation is really clear ,helpful and avoid to get people feel bad.

Saturday, March 19th 2016

Can anyone axplain to me – what does it mean “forsake and truth”? (0:37 in this video) It’s an idiom, probably… But I didn’t understand it…

Monday, March 21st 2016

Oh, no! *explain, of course!

Monday, March 21st 2016

Thank you for this lesson.

Friday, March 25th 2016

thank you very much. You are a best teacher

Thursday, April 7th 2016

Thanks!

Thursday, April 7th 2016

i loved this lesson. Great greeting for u all. Call me at +6285205369416..we can learning together

Wednesday, April 13th 2016

What an interesting video!. Thanks Ronnie, I really like your style. Greetings from Costa Rica!

Thursday, April 14th 2016

thank you!

Tuesday, April 19th 2016

Great lesson and tips as usual. Thank you!

Wednesday, April 20th 2016

Thanks Ronnie, Its really helpful in professional field.I am learning lot now a days. I am correcting all my mistakes where I made those.

Wednesday, April 20th 2016

really love this lessons

Wednesday, April 20th 2016

Hey Ronnie, you look so fine in this lesson. Great lesson. Thanks.

Saturday, April 23rd 2016

Ronnie’s lessons was gave me clearly!

Wednesday, April 27th 2016

thank’s ronnie

Wednesday, April 27th 2016

thankyou :)

Thursday, April 28th 2016

THINK YOU RONNIE

Thursday, April 28th 2016

LOVE THE LESSON

Thursday, April 28th 2016

well, i have acne and pimples on my face and i feel really uncomfortable when people tell me that. so you’re totally right, people should be careful when they choose a sensitive topic to talk about.

Friday, April 29th 2016

It is also a good lesson in good manners.

Wednesday, May 4th 2016

Thank you, that was an awesome lesson

Friday, May 6th 2016

Morning begins with your lessons ))))))

Sunday, May 8th 2016

Thank you!

Tuesday, May 17th 2016

You get me.the last question! It is funny!

Thursday, May 26th 2016

I love your lesson Ronnie OMG! I wish that I could have a teacher like you here in Los Angeles, CA. By the way I am from Ecuador and I still leaning English. You are so helpful.
Thanks Ronnie.

Tuesday, June 7th 2016

Ronnie – you are my favourite teacher. Thank you so much. PS.ur video are showed for Ukrainian children on English lessons (аccording to my recommendations), and they are so impressed! I always reccomend you people, who are on the process of studing English.

Wednesday, June 15th 2016

Thank you, Ronnie.
I got 9 correct but I’ve gained good tips from you.

Sunday, June 26th 2016

Thank you so much. Yes, you are right, sometime I think it is of common sense. I think people that did something like that lack common sense.

Sunday, July 3rd 2016

Another lesson learned in my mind, thank you teacher Ronnie.

Thursday, July 7th 2016

Thanks Roonie

Wednesday, July 27th 2016

Hi Ronnie, thanks for the lesson it is really happen.

Wednesday, July 27th 2016

thank you teacher

Thursday, July 28th 2016

thank you my teacher i liked all your lesson

Thursday, July 28th 2016

NICE LESSON

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016

thanks teacher ronnie

Thursday, August 11th 2016

Great and cooooool

Tuesday, August 16th 2016

Respected Teacher Ronnie
I really like your way of teaching as well ur jolly style
:-D

Wednesday, August 17th 2016

Thanks Ronnie.Sometime I think that my questions are nice but in fact they made someone paint. :(

Wednesday, August 24th 2016

i love this lady … she is perfect teacher

Saturday, September 24th 2016

thanks Ronnie but only 8/10 quite well
kisses

Tuesday, September 27th 2016

what kind of crazy would call “later bitches” to ladies he just met, while leaving there. In Turkey, women would beat the hell out of him. And we all guys at the bar would watch them, while sipping our beers.

Thursday, October 6th 2016

My mother always tell my that she is pregnancy. :(

Thursday, November 17th 2016

10/10. Nice lesson Ronnie!

Thursday, November 17th 2016

Thanks Ronnie, you aren’t a bitch. Xoxo

Friday, November 18th 2016
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