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Thank You James


thank you James! Your lesson is always enjoyable!


    I don’t like your teachin James. I can not understand you

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      What’s Up Tim.Sounds U just woke Up from weekend.Else U better try to “Beginner’s lessons” before diving to this section. I’m sure U’ll enjoy this video,once U understands the basic.I also felt like U in the beginning,BUT once I go through the fundamentals ,this video worth to gold, Mate.

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thanks Mr.James
I learn alot

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I thought I had known English before I saw your video lessons. You are the best teacher of all. Thanks a lot.


Thanks, I have to study more. You are a great teacher. Tkanks a lot.


Your speeling was to fast, so I got difficulty to follow your speech.

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    I agree ,although James’s speech was improved.


    James talk normally, if u not good at english see other teachers videos they are talk more slow ,and don’t complain.
    also u must be happy to get free. lessons

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thnx james really new info.


Mr. James you are great! Thanks for your lessons I watch them with great pleasure and there is lots of interesting and new information. One thing I would like to ask you give us more examples. Only examples can help understand the deep meaning of the words


It is difficult lesson but I enjoyed

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you are great

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Mr.James how are you today ?, thank you for this lesson , I loved it. but I asked you a question a while ago, don’t bother looking I’ll ask it here again , but would you, please answer me this time …
what does “My head is all over the wall”, when A for instance is talking to B and B says it , does it mean he is not following? does it have a specific reason?,
also, “To see right through someone” I think it’s a bad thing as if he doesn’t exist I think. would you explain it to me, also to ” dismiss someone out of hand “, and last thing is most important
I rather (go – to go – going)
I’d rather (go – to go – going)
I prefer (go – to go – going)
I’d prefer (go – to go – going)
I like (go – to go – going)
I’d like (go – to go – going)
I suggest (go – to go – going)
I’d suggest (go – to go – going)
such verbs ^^ when to choose what and why ?
thank you anyway James …


    Hi, friend! The word “would” was used when you imagine “something” its possible and you know that the person could say “NO”. That’s difference. I hope it can help you find it out.

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Dear teacher,
thanks for your lesson it was helpful and I understood the adverbs suffixes – ly and -ward(s)
but I couldn’t understand – wise obviously.
please, may you right some examples ?
thanks, Regards.


First of all, it was a very instructive lesson, however I do have a question you said that adverbs ending in ward(s) are used for directions but what about the adverb afterward? I hope you understand my question. Thank you for your answer.


your lesson has something old, something new and something interesting. Thanks so much for contributing this great video.


Sir its nice lession i will practice this regularly. Thanks for James for comprehensive lession

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thank u so much for your help!!! you really help us very much!!!

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Hi James ! It was a very good lesson for me and I have improved my listening since last year. And this is for the lesson that you have been giving us. Thank you again !

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not bad at all, 6 out of 7.good lesson male teacher.so long 4 now.


Hi james,
That was awesome.I like the comic with which you use in your approach.It is cool.Thanks

Stephen Saan-ire

i love the way you teach english.thanks


wonderful….to have class from u mr. teacher

arsh khan

I enjoyed this lesson.It is very interesting court. Then I thank the teacher and engvid for them work.

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please can you help me in a grammar?
how can i write it:
1)When I …….(to write) a book I …..(to try) not to read much teen fiction.
Please…answer faster


thank you so much .it was very useful. but can u put a lesson(tip) about how to remember english words quickly and won’t forget easily .Because i learn English words but after 2 week or less i forget how to wrote it and the mean of it
PLZ :)

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I want to thank you

Lessons are not interrelated

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thank you for your teaching. it’s very nice

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Hi, James!
As far as I remember, you are currently teaching in one of the language schools of Canada. Which one? I’m from Ukraine and I’m going to study English in Canada for a couple of weeks and I’m choosing the language school now. I’d really like to get into your class, but, if it’s impossible, what school would you recommend?


very interesting. hopefully my english grammar will improve.

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When I write an essay I don’t have any good glossary,but I try to memory the dictionary to build up my glossary, is it work?

Kathy Yau

Hi James , Thanks for this, really useful for me.


you are speaking too faaasssttttt.


I want to study English Grammar
Can you help me


you speak way to fast. calm down we are esl students we dont understand. take it slow man. cheers & peace.


Hi, thanks for all… but I didnt understand about adverb “wise” please can you to explain , writing here? thanks a lot!



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    ` yEah !


hi teacher! i just want to ask if u could help me identify the difference between “sensitivity” and “sensibility”? thank u so much!

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boring and long..


merci !!!!!! you explain it very well


tHANK YOU TEACHER I didnt understand the word “ward”

Arthur Enriquez

is these sentences r correct ,if not can u correct me plzz…??
“same thing is happening to me these days too”
or “same thing is happening to me today too”

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    Hi when you are using same thing i think it should not be necessary use of too in last of sentence…
    same thing is happenning with me too is correct i think so………..


Hi? my name is Joseph and i just want to thank Mr. James and the rest of the teacher @ http://www.engvid.com for teaching us the right way of using the meaningful words of English language. more teaching and God bless you all.

PS. I really learned a lot every time i watch a some video lessons.

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Thanks James, interesting so useful.




Hi James u make me laugh every time i watch your lesson and the way you teach is excellent.thank you for making english easy for us.


thank you…can you teach me some thing abaut modes of classification pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeese


Thank you James! I learned from your lesson and that was really great…!


Hello James !
Can you explain why correct adverb suffix for “budget” is -wise not a -ly ? And what das it mean – “budgetwise ?


    hi alex it means that you do your work accordinly your money….

    Nadeem from Pakistan


Thanks ! I’m french and i understand your lessons , they are simply amazing ;)


James keep up the good work =D

Hello Kitty

hi james i am an egyption girl i want to know how to spell english words.i mean the letter c maybe k or c.

malak yousef

James , too thank ….
I have same problems with your English ,
It’s too hard for understanding …
the suffix ” -wise ” , not clear for me ….
but think you …




How do we know how to derivative adj.adv or verb from noun???

competition,to compete,competatively,competative

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thnks james … you lesson is always awesome…. My English isn’t very well.. but i’m trying to improve with your classes and with the others teachers here, in this site…. THANK YOU SO MUCH

douglas fritzen

Hi james how are you i am from pakistan and really i got alot from engvid and all teachers are good enough and plz if you have urdu laguage teacher so it will be better if they translate it in urdu laguages too….


Thanks you James for hlpe everone .

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Hey james,
you’re the faster speaking teacher that engvid own, but i like your dinamic!
you’re very amazing man!
i’m so thankfuly by you, and your job!
we all always have funny with your lessons!


Thanks, very good class as usual

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I found it perfect
Think you


James you are my favorite teacher . thanks indeed . your lessons are really interesting keep up the good work man . if you could please guide us in toefl make some videos in the future about it . looking forward that is a good one i said forward to see your new video God bless you

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very great contributions to all the humanity. i shall be highly thankful to you. please extend. God will help you.
Salam, Aftab ahmed faisal, Pakistan


hahahah SO GOOD !


Mr.James how are you today ?, thank you for this lesson , I loved it. but I asked you a question a while ago, don’t bother looking I’ll ask it here again , but would you, please answer me this time …
what does “My head is all over the wall”, when A for instance is talking to B and B says it , does it mean he is not following? does it have a specific reason?,
also, “To see right through someone” I think it’s a bad thing as if he doesn’t exist I think. would you explain it to me, also to ” dismiss someone out of hand “, and last thing is most important
I rather (go – to go – going)
I’d rather (go – to go – going)
I prefer (go – to go – going)
I’d prefer (go – to go – going)
I like (go – to go – going)
I’d like (go – to go – going)
I suggest (go – to go – going)
I’d suggest (go – to go – going)
such verbs ^^ when to choose what and why ?
thank you anyway James …


thank you mr.james for this lesson a lot of

smile face

i really mistake in grammer how can i correct grammer and lot of mistake in grammer


Thank you:)

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I like you :)

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thank u pal … I start to like u … hehe

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james u r a fantastic teacher….proud 2 b ur student….want u 2 b ma role model as an english teacher as me also going 2 b an english teacher in near future,,,,sir kindly do gme some tips in this regard…..


thank you James for beautifully and light wise leading me towards my success


thank you James


Thanks James for the good lesson


hi Mr. James
I am a girl who is from Saudi Arabia i wanna to learn how to make my essay more effective pleas help me


Great keson thx


Thank you master….But i haven’t understood about suffix -wise…..Could you repeat that in next lesson?

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Thank you Teacher James!
Finally I’ve understood how to use adverbs.

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Hi teacher, as I see you probably don’t reply but anyway, I’ve got this doubt, because is still very difficult for me to understand the meaning of wise, What would be the difference between timely/timewise, budgetly/budgetwise, moneyly/moneywise, familiarly/familiwise?

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I want to know “John arrived home safely or John safely arrived home.
thank you


hello James it s always a plesurerfor me to see you , you are so funny. big kiss to Mr.E!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


kisssssssss to JAMES.


Hi James,
Oh Captain my captain ! thank you for this interesting lesson. It’s very useful. Moreover your great sense of fun help me to overcome my disappointment: I didn’t pass the FCE exam for one single point :(


i like your coures you teach very well but me have one probleme my probleme it the pronocition the words should you help me . thank you for your coures bye


thanks teacher , the lesson is great , however is quite difficult, but I notice that your speaking is very fast


Hy ! Thank you james you are an awesome teacher, i wish i coul’d be in your class. I have a little question, you said that “wards” means a direction and we can say “going to” to remember it but can we also say “I’m looking towards the chair” ? thanks !


Very beneficial lesson, as usual.

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i love you james <3 !! such a great job.. thank you for the lesson ..

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Thak you!!! you are the best teacher ever!!!


when I have to use toward and when towardS? In what cases appear this “s” in end? this is not clear a bit

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its really good but marking is not correct


great lesson. but i need a lesson on modal auxilary verbs too.


Thanks James as always great lesson, I really learned a lot from you….all the best for you.

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Very clear lession!!! Good job James.

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I love your lessons! You are my favourite teacher there :).

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thanx teacher i like your lissons it is benifit for me


Thank you James

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thank you , you have method teaching which is very existing


thank u james

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thanks sir james.. but im still have a little bit confused in suffix wise…

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Thanks , i learned a lot at first i had to be confused with the word wise but then when i took the quiz all my answers were right

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Hello James. I’d like you to analyze again if the word “towards” is really acting as as adverb in your clause “Mr. E. walked slowly towards the cute girl.” Towards is a preposition and prepositions can act like adverbs. But to act as adverbs they cannot have an object. Prepositions, on the other hand require and object. In this case, ” the cute girl” is an object. What’s your opinion?

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Thank you James!

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thank you James

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James & Mr. E, you’re awesome! Thank you!

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Hello James!It was a very useful and amazing lesson, but to be truth I didnt undestand the 6th question.
The correct adverb suffix for “budget” is ____________.
How does “budget” look like with “wise”?

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    – wise is used with nouns and “budget” is a noun too. so it is the right answer. I think it is the simple way to find the right one ))
    if you say that budget also is a verb. yes it is, you can use it as a verb. But as you know, none of these suffexes used with verb, right?
    I hope you got it what I want to say.

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Thank you for your lesson.

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thanks for a beautiful lesson.

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I did better than I thought 6/7. Still a little confusing to me but I will watch it again.

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hi I got a good mark.

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In two of them was my fould, OK, 71 %. Thanks.

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James, I´ve learned a lot with you, but unfortunatelly I understood nothing about wise :(

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I love your explanations! I have a question. Do all verbs have an adverb form? If so, what’s the adverb for the verb TO PEOPLE? TKS só much for your help.

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Hi Mr. James, I really love your lesson and its my first time coming on this website but when listen and understand on what you have taught me and I did the test I get some of my quiz wrong. :(

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I think Im getting to understand this lesson but it seem that its not clicking alot int my brain to get more of the understanding., I see my score which is 71 % . It could be more better for me.
Thank Mr.James for that lesson.

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Hi James, I don’t get how using the suffix “-wise”. _Might you tell me where I can find more information or exercise about this?

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Thank you!

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Köszönöm James, thank you.

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Thank you James ,

your lessons are very funny and enjoyable.

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thank you.this is so useful.

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actually I did the test, In the question number 4. The ‘-ly’ suffix is commonly added to what type of word?
and the answer was adjectives. So I didn´t really understand why?.

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Thank you, Mr.James!:)

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excuse me!I think the word “towards” is a preposition,not an adverb.

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I had no idea about the adverbs with the suffix “-wise”, except some particular cases like clockwise, otherwise, and others that I can’t remember, but with “-ly” and “-ward(s)” I had had more contact with words built with them. I have just seen other cases with “-wise” like crosswise, edgewise, marketwise, timewise, saleswise, streetwise, worldly-wise and so on, very strange for me when I have read them. Thanks a lot, teacher James Greer from Engvid, a very interesting and amusing lesson.

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Thank you James, really !

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thank you! your lesson helps me a lot!

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Good lesson James, I learned new methodologies to improve my English skills.


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You got 5 correct out of 7.

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Thank you James, you are awesome

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Why is ly not used with the word “often”?
For example “I don’t work oftenly”

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