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Thank you for your lesson.I just want to ask what is the difference between these two sentences.and this door remains unclock………………………….

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    I wish I could help you Cuang, but I did not quite get your question.

    Bye for now.

    Profile photo of Regino Regino

      Engaging topic for a lesson Jade, but at the same time challenging.

      In my view, in order to sound like a native speaker what we first need is to become much more familiar with the English sound system.

      Being exposed to reginal variations -of course- hels a great deal too.

      Thanks for sharing this pronunciation video lesson with us.

      Regards.

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      I wish you could help my. Are you a surrogate teacher? You’re not Umberto Eco. Who are you? Where are you from? What are you doing?
      Are you a spirit? Then, live in the virtual world and leave us alone.
      I’m begging you. Enjoy yourself with spirits.
      Has anyone asked for your infinite source of knowledge?

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        :)
        A student helping another student will most certainly sounds like this:
        “You’re stupid, and since I’m quite awesome, shut up and learn!”.
        It takes a teacher to know how to teach without becoming arrogant…

        Profile photo of Evaldo Mendes Evaldo Mendes

Thank for your lesson.what is the difference between these 2 sentences.and

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9/10 :D

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Sorry to tell you but the right transcription of “can” is /kænt/

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    Sorry to correct you but it must be

    can /kæn/

    without the “t”.

    Profile photo of panda7 panda7

      Ok again “can” /kæn/ and “can’t” /kænt/
      Thanks @Panda7

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      I have heard both; /kæn/ and /ka:n/.
      I think the pronunciation of “can” is different from countries. By the way, I have learnt it pronounced /kæn/ when I was a school student.

      Thank you for your interesting lesson, Jade :)

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      I’m sorry to correct you both Lenin and Panda, but the pronunciation of can and can’t is different in UK and US English. :)

      If you check the title of the video, it reads “…British English Pronunciation”. Hope this helps.

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        I read the title. The pronunciation of can /kæn/ is British. No need to correct my comment.

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Thanks you for your lesson , It is hard lesson for me.

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Thanks a lot, Jade! I love your pronunctiation tips.

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Thanks for the lesson, it is a little bit difficult to me remember all the rules when speaking but it is helpful.

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Hurray 10/10 (very rare this happen to me)
Jade doing what she does best, explaining how to pronounce. The seven rule is the more chaotic. Always I have to say “path” or “5th”, or “birth” I feel a bit insecure how I’ll sound….. Hihihihihi.

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Very interesting lesson. Good stuff for improving the pronunciation, which is sometimes very difficult.

I also like to listen when Jade is talking.

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Thanks a lot. I can understand what you said it.

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thank you really useful for me that ı have noticed ı say always wrong can and cant..as pronunciation.

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I got 8 of 10…very good but this lesson has been a bit difficult for me because i’ve recently start to improve my speaking english

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great pronunciation lesson. Thank you very much

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Thank you Jade

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it’s so difficult for me

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Hi Jade,indeed you are a great teacher,thank so much.
I wish I had knew Engvid since the since the biginning.

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Hello I just want to ask teacher James when I put my article (the) sentence in a detailed explanation if allowed I hope fast response

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hello everybody, sorry but i don’t understand the meaning in french of “rhotic” what is the french for that word please ?

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      Thank you for your answer, can you explain me the meaning of rhotic ? i don’t understand…

      Profile photo of lybbie lybbie

        rhotic is “used for describing an accent in which the speaker pronounces the letter ‘r’ after a vowel, as most American and Scottish speakers do.” (Macmillan English Dictionary) In this dictionary the ‘r’ in a rhotic accent is shown in brackets.

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          thank you David it is kind of you :)

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Thanks it’s very useful thanks

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Thank you Jade.It’s difficult for me.

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Thank you so much, Jade :-)

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Jade, Thank you for your lecture.

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Thank you, Jade!

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great lesson, Jade.

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I would like to meet up with this guy to learn more things

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Thanks, jade. I’ll try to put it in practice.

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many many thank you, Jade, ;).

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Thank you!! =D

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I gonna need to practice more Jade. Thank you!

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Can you please do a video about the different pronunciations of the letter ‘u’.

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A million thank you Ms Jade, it was really a handy lesson, because I’m learning English with the British accent, especially the southern one :) So thank you again, and I look forward to learning a lot from you :)

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Hi Jade!
Thank you for the lessons, you’re a great teacher!

I’m not quite sure whether you read thsese comments and I don’t know where else I can leave my request either.. But anyway, if you do read could you plese make a lesson on the difference and meanings of such phrases as “Here we are”, “There you go!” etc.
Thank you!

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number 10: The pronunciation of “can” and “can’t”:
I was sure that the correct answer is: “is always different”.

As you said “can” and “can’t” can always be distinguished clearly by the sound of the vowel, even if the “t” in “can’t” is not pronounced.

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Dear Jade thanks a lot…

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Iam new student here but i think that i will get good pronunciation from great school

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thanks Jade!

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go 9 ot of 10.
thanks a lot for this helpfull lesson

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It is hard to understand your pronunciation !!!

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thanks teacher

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Thanks a lot

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hi…T.jade…thank you for this lessons ….so may i ask you…..not about pronunciation….about movies what the easier one.000000thank so much

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Thank you Jade :)

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Hello everyone how are you doing

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thanks

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thank you so much. i would like to understand the difference pronunciation of ” walk” and ” work”.
Thank you

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Thank you very much.

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9/10 Thanks!

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hi teacher;Congratulations, Today you deserve our most beautiful flowers and poetry!
Happy Women’s day to you!

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Happy women day!!!

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Happy women’s day !!!

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again 9 out of 10. one mistake- the last one, I wanted to answer often the same ,but according to your explanation ” you were saying that can, and the a is low, while when its negative we say can’t (kan’t) … anyway, thank you Jade.

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Thank you Jade

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Hi Jade, which is widely used in the world for British English and American English? I mean in general part, student usually learn what kind of English?

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Jade
hello, Im new in this application,
I´m hope laerning a lot whit yours class.
regards.

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well.. nice lesson thanx

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9/10.. Thanks Jade!

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hello,so glad to be here,if i have something wrong. please correct me.

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i feel improvement thankyou very much for nice lesson

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thanks teacher

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Dear Ms.Jade,
thank you kindly, it has been an interresting lesson. I should like to wish you and your family a nice happy Easter. I pay my respect to you wonderful Prof. H

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Thank you Jade.Very good class.You are a good teacher.Congratulations!

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thank .i have 9 of 10

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I think the pronunciation is the most difficult for people who are learning English because we couldn’t be in professional pronunciation while we live in our country and we used to communicate with our own language . So , learning the basics of pronunciation are enough even we can express ourselves easily .Never waste your time while you are beginner in language .

This my views .

Regards

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Wait, did she almost burst into tears at the very end of the video?

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thank you very much Jade.

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Thanks teacher Jade . Can you teach more of the right pronunciation in British accent? I really want to learn and teach my friend that also like to speak in British accent in our school. Thanks and Godbless

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One of my favorite teacher now is you, Teacher Jade

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don’t get the last question about the pronunciation of “can” and “can’t”. As far as I understand, it is always different, because “can” is [kæn] and “can’t” is [ka:nt] or [ka:n] according to this lesson. Did I get something wrong?

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tank u

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Thank you for the lesson, I learned a lot

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thanks alot jade

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thank you Jade!

help me with the pronunciation of “English”.

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Hi Jade,
Well First of all i would like to thank you all of you and mostly to whom who has created this good site. I really appreciate all of you teacher who teaches really very well and gives good examples of each Engvid lessons and topics. and i want all of your contact no. e-mails so plz i request you must give so that i talk to you online and make my english more good.

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Good lesson. I did well on the quiz.Thanks.

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Hi Jade, you are so good….love to learn from you

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10/10 Hi,Jade! Thank you for your lessons!

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10/10 Hi,Jade! Thanks!

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I don’t get why the cat footprints in the snow is wrong?

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Oh, I got onto this site because I was trying to find out why Martin Roberts pronounces subsidence the way he does? The first time I heard him say it, I thought what is he talking about? But Lucy says it correctly. Is it a North South thing?

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hahaha))) She can’t pronounce “Rrr” )) like kid:)

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HI, pleease i need someone to answer me , in ENGLISH ACCENT we should pronounce the R only when it’s followed by a vowel sound but in the word HERE we pronounce it ”hia” which means that we didn’t pronounce the R while the E in HERE has a vowel sound ”shwa” so why don’t we pronounce the R ???????

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Thank you for your help.

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This is so helpful! Thank you so much now i think i can really improve my English.

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this lesson is really helpful, thank you very much. especially “can” and “can’t” part, thanx again

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Thanks

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It’s helful for me to improve my speaking skills. Thank you teacher.

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T̥ͦh̥ͦḁͦn̥ͦk̥ͦs̥ͦ

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thank you…the reason why i love english british,i like accent british english. :)

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Hi Ma’am Jade.I could understand your lessons very well.Can you make a video on pronunciation of words having spellings “or” & “ro” ?

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Thanks

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Thank you very much!

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Your lesson is very helpful for me. Thank you very much!

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Wow, very impressed! Jade, you explain in a very understandable manner, “th”ank you very much:)
Besides, in Russia we have the “rhotic” pronunciation too, so it’s quite challenging for me…But I got it:)

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Kind of fascinating that this vid’s title is British English and there’s no British people commenting.

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9/10 but I believe there is a pb with the last question. You said in your video that even when the “t” in “can’t” is not pronunced, the proposition is always clear because because the “a” sound stay a long one, and can’t be confused with the short “a” you would have with an affirmative sentence.

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As for the “th”, you often say it as an “f” at the beginning of the word and also as a “v” at the end of it. You always say “wiv” instead of “with”. Another teacher said it was a cockney accent ? is this true or is it more generally found in London and in the South ?
Thanks in advance for any answer Jade and appreciate your lessons very much.

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Hello there…..,
My name is Esheri and I’d like to tell you that if you can give a specific lesson about the British accents and the differences between the south and the north.

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HI, you got me!, only 50% by quiz… I will be back on lesson!

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thanks u !!!

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Thank you…

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I learn a lot with yours pronunciation classes. Thank you Jade!

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thanks,……………

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Thank you, Jade for this lesson. I’ve already said
that I love your accent. Listening to you,carefully,
is an extra lesson on pronunciation.
Thanks a lot.

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I don’t agree with it:
is often the same
The pronunciation of “can” and “can’t”:
is often the same
is always different
is always wrong
is always clear
because the explanation was, that we get not confused.
can’t -ka’nt and can- caen, so it always different

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are you from china?your horrible pronunciation always makes me crazy.

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Thank you Jade

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Thank you Jade! I am sorry, but you are so beautiful that it’s very hard to concentrate about you talk in the lesson ..but I tried don’t digress…)) English above all.. Thank you again for lesson!

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Thanks Jade.

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Thank you Jade.
It is useful for me studying English.

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Hi
thank you for the presentation
because I’m Arabic, i draw your attention that the sound (th ث) of think exists and (th ذ) of this also exists.
I add that the sound (r ر) depends. there’re the weak and the strong pronunciation.

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It’s really good. thank you so much for this lesson.

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Hello madam!I am a new student in your lesson. I am really confused about the ed ending word.my first question is (During exam time,what things do we required? Vs During exam time,what things do we require?)which is correct? Another question is(required things/require things)which is correct?

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Thanks a million your teaching was insightful can’t wait for more lessons.

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10/10 Thanks!

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Nice lesson, thank you very much.
However, are you sure the correct answer to the last question is that the pronunciation of “can” and “can’t” is often the same?
In the video you pointed out that we don’t need to be confused about “can” and “can’t” because the vowel sounds in these words are completely different.

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