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113 COMMENTS

thanks for this useful lesson!

carlos 2138

    Please guys I need help I have Interview next month I hope there is some one professional or upper-mediate in Speaking English add me on Skype to speak together I will be very appreciate for Him/Her
    This is my skype
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    MONSTERO

      … making mistakes as usual: … the expression should read:

      “. . . the focus was on three simple and ready-to-be used rules on pronunciation”.

      Regino

    Amusing and workable lesson as usuall James. The focus was on three simple and ready to-be-used rules on pronunciation.

    What I need now is to seize any opportunity that comes up to put them into real practice. Yep, practice makes a big differences when it comes to learning a language.

    Thankful for your commitment and support James.

    Regino

great, so don’t be stressed, just your English language

marienba

thanks.

mekdescb

First of all, THanks for your greatest lessons! But i’ve question – why it is different between expand and expact? There are both way followed by consonant?

Nyouta

    Hi everybody, I have the same concern as Nyouta, if I read ‘Expand’ and ‘Expect’ and I do not find difference between them, both of them stress the second syllable and ‘Ex’ is followed by a consonant, so why the have different pronuntiation?

    I appreciate any kind of information about this regard.

    Have a nice day!

    avarelab

thanks for the useful lesoon

daanjuju

good lesson Thanks

Ukrit

7 of 9, not bad. Tks James

vikingloveu

very useful for me!THANKS

finnhua

Interesting lesson, James! Thank you :)

Happy04

Interesting and useful lesson, James. Despite I’m not a beginner, I realize I still pronounced every “ex” as /eks/ … thanks a lot for the tips!

joeluigi

I googled some of your word of your first example I mean sentence one about pronounce “EKS” . And google gave me a pronounce “IKS”. I don’t know may be I am wrong.

mrduongdaihiep

    Anyways, Thanks for your video. I listened two times

    mrduongdaihiep

Thank you so much..i got 7/9

Hanawadoe

Thanks, James!

inspiramentum

    hi inspiramentum
    do you like practice english together??
    if you please me and accept
    there is my whatss app no:00989352684361
    best wishes

    Emad...

“Good pronunciation is essential to soundING like a native English speaker”. I have never seen before gerund construction like this one.

nestta

Hy, James, thanks
you so much!

Marcelo5862709402

thanks a lot or helping us JAMES you are the one…..’VI RINGRAZIO TANTO’

slymncodexs

    HELLO MY ITALIAN FRIENDS:
    I NEED PRACTICE FOR MY ITALIAN…I LIVE IN WEST PALM BEACH FL,USA BUT I DECIDED TO MASTER MY ITALIAN BECAUSE MY GRAND MOTHER WAS FROM Florence THAT’S WHY MY ITALIAN IS INTERMEDIATE LEVEL,I WANNA IMPROVE MY ITALIAN,GOING TO VISIT ITALIA SOON…””HO BISOGNO PRATICA PER IL MIO ITALIANO””‘
    CONTACT ME PLZ IF YOU EXCHANGE OUR LANGUAGE KNOWLEDGE:)
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    slymncodexs

Great!

jcuevas

thank you! i couldn’t understand last qwstions

Daniar

Thanks James. Now I am the only Italian girl who can pronounce correctly “X-Man”!

byte

Oh, sorry…X-Men!

byte

its helping me a lot..to learn english for my IELTS.

raviraj3010

why not x-man, you are one person,con you explain for me byte, thanks in advance

Manolya

    We use X-Men referring to the title of the film:
    X-Men by Brian Singer or in reference to a team of mutant superheroes in the Marvel Comics universe.
    We usually don’t use it in the singular form.

    byte

      Thanks you so much byte. I got it now. You’re right. I coluldn’t think this before

      Manolya

If you don’t mind could I ask a question
what does this sentence mean?
—-as it happens
if anybody answers it I will be happy

Manolya

    Hello!
    I found 2 meanings for “as it happens”
    1. one meaning is “by chance” ” accidentally”, “coincidentally”
    – “Do you have a pen?” “As it happens, I have one in my pocket”
    2. Sometimes it is a short form for :” as soon as it happens”, with the meaning :”as soon as possible”, “immediately”
    – you can find the score of the game on the internet as it happens

    I hope it helps you.

    engread

      Thank you so much engread. I understood now. Your examples were clarify as well. I am grateful. With my best wishes to you

      Manolya

Great lesson. Thanks!

amprochmann

Good Morning Sir,
I should like to thank you for this lesson. It has been very nice.
Dear Sir I remember having seen you in Toronto but I am not sure. Please do, accept my deepest apologises for disturbing you. I do take this opportunity to wish you and your family a Happy Easter. I hope, I shall see you soon in this web site. I pay my respect to you, Sir James. H

Briklend Handersson

Useful lesson, thanks!

Luke

So many things behind the language XD

ゞ(≧▽≦*)o

thanx

divyesh patel

Wow! I didn’t know this before… Thanks.

Shly

Thank you so much, Teacher
I love EGZ or “eggsss”

Suvit Kingtion

I have really struggled to improve my English pronunciation, but at least I think I accomplish that hard mission as native speakers can understand me when I talk with them. Many thanks teacher James :)

Nadim Akram

hi
i am hashmat behnam from Afghanistan

hashmatbehnam

so happy 100/100

msmohammed

Please, can anybody help me with practising French?
Skype: rep-aa

Samppa

thank you ;)

Jeans Levis

Hello,
It was great video for students learning English like me ~:D
Thank you for explaining how to pronounce X

Changsun Lee

Amazing! Thanks so much!

geforester

Great job!

mathiasmaciel97

I got 8 out of 9. The last question confuse me a little, but I think got it. Thanks.

sanosuken

It is very good lesson. Thanks so much.

naminvietnam

thanks teacher for useful

azozcoach

You are the expert

Tahanyru

James, thanks a lot for tjis lesson! My students were very happy to know these interesting and useful rules )

Jane Antonova

7/9 Excellent lesson on how to pronounce the letter “X”, very well explained, exactly what I expect from you James.

Jorge Pedroso

Thanks

smesidor

I can not watch the vedio why?

cicisusu

    probably because our videos are all on Youtube — try using a VPN?

    engVid Moderator

thanks alot man
that was good

Emad...

Good lesson, thanks a lot

Carlos Leoncio

I James, I dint understand, about the syllable… I don’t know how define the stress syllable. :(

MateusMadeira

I got 7 from 9. Thanks for your new information to me.

Maryam Zaky

Very good explanation.
Exact information.
Excellent approach.
What else can one ask for?
Thank you,James.

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    or mukda55555@hotmail.com

    Dada

Thank You James.

tutte

Thank you, it has been very useful!!!

Memole71279

thank uuuuuu so much

andreiatreptow

Thanks

Ehsanullah.Ahmadi

Please guys I need help I have Interview next month I hope there is some one professional or upper-mediate in Speaking English add me on Skype to speak together I will be very appreciate for Him/Her
This is my skype vipzoom1522

skoon01

Hello.. I would like to improve my English, who can me help? :) my skype is ecstaziy_69

Ingese

thanks very much

Mohammed Zakarya

Thank you very much :) I learn for this lesson :) I got 7/9, not bad :)

cat014

This video is “eggs”actly what I wanted

Pinas

I got 8 out of 9 but I use my memory instead of understanding

Nanward

Hello, James. I am Renato. I was in Hansa last week. Great lesons. Thanks.

recunha

actually, this video is really helpful for me because in this time i can make different between eggs and X

Yahya-07

thank you, James

arshen

Thank you, this video help me a lot of!Now i can see the different in the pronuciation!

larissasp123

thankyou james it is the first time I have learnt about that sounds thanks again

santosisidora

good!! thank for your class.

claudio2085

pretty good!!

claudio2085

It’s very good!! Thanks a lot.

Guerra

Great lesson!

fiorini

OH MY GOSH I GOT 7 OUT OF 9 BECAUSE I GOT CONFUSED IN SYLLABUL STRESSES

Syed Imad Shah

6 of 9. Thank you James for this lesson. I think, in future i will not do such many mistakes.

onixx98

Thank U !!!

shaine1234

What a great lesson! James, let me ask you sth. Would you say that the study on phonetics is now useless? Thanks in advance!

naufrago

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    sunshine9065

oops… sory.
my skype id is (haider.manan1)
showing name (Haider Manan Alam)
plz contect me with skype for english speaking practise

Haider Manan Alam

I didn’t get what syllable is :-/ :-/

shne

    Hi Shne.
    i saw in your profile description that you know persian. well i speak eng/per. i live in iran.
    if you want to practice english with me you can contact with me with skype.
    my skype id is : msn4062
    my email : msn4062@gmail.com

    Mohsen Barati

Thanks i got 9/9 :)))

habibov

thanks James, i got 7/9

JoyJuang

Thanks James

patriciait

I got 7 out of 9… thanks james.

Ryan18

Thank you James, thank you so much.

Marta Lopez

I like this guy and all teachers an amazing

Yasser206

thanks so much

Nguyen Van Hau

You are great James, I like your video

AZOR

100
Thanks

fahmymohammed

9/9 right, thank you James

zhongting

Thanks

Ienaluk

Thanks a lot. It’s a very useful lesson. I would recomment it to my students

loksi81

thank you

tranthien692

CONGRATULATIONS!! THANKS JAMES :-D

harry

I’m really confused about how to pronounce the EX sound, thanks for your explaining.

damon0902

Thank you, James.It’s really helpful for me.

Sonny Hsu

Nice lesson,thanks for the teacher’s time & effort, and for the EngVid Team,you all are great.

Alberto

I got 9! Good lesson, thanks to you James !!!

Beatrice

You got 6 correct out of 9.

thanks a lot..

M kartal

Thanks Mr. James.

Alex-1956
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