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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.
I have lived here ____________ 1990.

Jane has worked in this office _______________________.

Henry has been in the hospital ______________ ten days.

We have known each other _____________I moved to New York.

Mr and Mrs Johnson have been married ____________25 years.

It has been snowing ___________ two hours.

I have been waiting for you ____________2:00 pm.

He's my favorite author. I've been reading his books _______________ over five years.

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386 Comments on “English Grammar – SINCE & FOR”

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100% :) Thanks.

Tuesday, August 31st 2010

    Thank for this lesson

    Saturday, September 11th 2010

    Thank you very much for a good video and quiz

    Tuesday, October 26th 2010

    The video is really helpful and interesting.
    Thanks a lot.

    Monday, January 7th 2013

      Thank u pretty much

      Sunday, March 26th 2017

Thank you!

Tuesday, August 31st 2010

Thank you for the grammar lesson. There is no doubt you are a great teacher.

Tuesday, August 31st 2010

    its a true comment

    Saturday, September 18th 2010

Thanks allot Madam it was really a great lesson and useful for me ..

Tuesday, August 31st 2010

thank yuo

Tuesday, August 31st 2010

Thank you Rebecca.I am glad to learn English grammar. I liked the way of your teaching. keep up good works. I have question related to this tense. What is the difference between “have married” and “have been married”? Thank you again. Ta ta.

Tuesday, August 31st 2010

    Thanks. When you say, “He has married Mary.” it means that the event took place relatively recently and you are informing me who he married or that they married. When you say “He has been married for seven years.’ or “He has been married very happily to Mary for seven years.”, you are making some kind of observation about their marriage, their married life, over the length of time that they have been married. The second ones emphasizes the length of the marriage, the first one emphasizes the recent nature of the event.

    Hope that helps. All the best with your English!

    Sunday, September 19th 2010

      mehari I am sorry because I worte here but I did that because I want Rebeca to see my comment….
      thnx so much rebeca…
      I have a question please..
      I noticed while I’m reading a story that the tense was used is past simple and than is ok because it’s about somthing that happened in the past and finished,but the another tense that is used is the past perfect and i don’t know why?????
      I hope u anderstand my question…
      thnxx so much

      Saturday, June 15th 2013

It’s good, thank you. however, I would think that it is more realistic to teach the knowledge of daily conversations :)thank you

Tuesday, August 31st 2010

    Thanks, we do that too, in other lessons. Please check some videos of other teachers too, such as James.All the best!

    Sunday, September 19th 2010

    what r u saying

    Tuesday, May 24th 2011

thank u very much….

Wednesday, September 1st 2010

Thank you very much for this lesson, it was short but helpful for me :-)

Wednesday, September 1st 2010

    what a nice teacher you are dear Rebeca

    Tuesday, December 7th 2010

      And you are very kind. Thanks for your feedback and encouragement. My best to you, aldammak.

      Monday, December 13th 2010

Dear Teacher, you are fantastic. Your submission was very clear and still for me, who has a lot of problem for understanding when others speak. I can say you every day I can understand your lessons better.
Thank you very much and a great hug for you from Chile

Wednesday, September 1st 2010

    Sometimes we like to stay in our comfort zone and keep doing what we are good at. it takes courage to move beyond and tackle our areas of weakness. Good for you that you know what you need to improve. I am happy to help, Raul. All the best.

    Sunday, September 19th 2010

      rebecca,you are a good teacher,and a motivate person, i learn a lot from you .Thank you so much.

      Thursday, May 10th 2012

100%. Thanks to you teacher!

Wednesday, September 1st 2010

i’m finished mi test for 5 min, thanks a lot

Wednesday, September 1st 2010

There is no doubt that you are a great teacher. Your pronounce is so clear and I like it very much! Thanks :)

Wednesday, September 1st 2010

thanks! God Bless and more power

Wednesday, September 1st 2010

Rebecca mam, your voice is too clear .and your example is also good. i like your teaching method. i was confused before see this video ,but now i am clear about use this since and for.
thank you so much.

Thursday, September 2nd 2010

    So glad the lesson helped you, Kabita. All the best to you.

    Sunday, September 19th 2010

Thank you! Please don’t stop:-)

Thursday, September 2nd 2010

Madam your lessons is helpfull to me

Thursday, September 2nd 2010

Dear Rebeca your explanation was clear as bel !Thank you very much ! ps: if possible I ‘d like to have a explanation from you in how to use correctly someone, somebody, nobody, anybody, no one , anyone they seem to be the same meaning I really am in doubt about it please help me I beg.

Thursday, September 2nd 2010

    Sorry ! Correcting myself : bell and an Explanation . any one mistake please correct me pçease.

    Thursday, September 2nd 2010

    Actually, I took your advice and recorded a lesson on that subject for you and for all our other viewers. You should see it soon. Thanks for the suggestion, Ricardo.

    Corrections: clear as a bell, an explanation on how to use ….correctly.

    In the meantime, please refer to a good grammar book such as Grammar in Use by Raymond Murphy, for an idea of how to use these words. All the best, Ricardo.

    Sunday, September 19th 2010

Thank you

Friday, September 3rd 2010

Hello Mrs.Rebeca. you look great as ever .i’m just passing by to say hello. and i also have the same problem as Ricardo’s.
I’ve really enjoyed this lesson and i would like to say thank you once again for making it easier for us all to understand the difference between them.

Friday, September 3rd 2010

    Thanks for your kind feedback. I wish you all the best in the future.

    Sunday, September 19th 2010

Hello Rebecca
Do you offer any gramer or writting classes online.

Friday, September 3rd 2010

    Not at the moment. Thanks for asking, Borhot. My best wishes to you.

    Sunday, September 19th 2010


Sunday, September 5th 2010

Great lession

Wednesday, September 8th 2010

dear mrs rebecca,thanks a lot ur lesson.but here i still confuse with the word “been”. i means i donno when i should use this word.mybe mrs rebecca can give me a hand to it..

Wednesday, September 8th 2010

    Been is the past participle of the verb to be. We use it in the perfect tenses. For example:

    I have been to Europe many times.
    (Present Perfect)
    I have been feeling unwell all day.
    (Present Perfect Continuous)

    All the best to you.

    Sunday, September 19th 2010

Thanks Rebbeca for good english grammar lesson.

Wednesday, September 8th 2010

thanks a lot, you are very good teacher!!!!

Wednesday, September 8th 2010

hello techer.thank you teacher.

Thursday, September 9th 2010

Thank you for your lesson. It’s so good for my doubts.

Friday, September 10th 2010

thanks for the lesson.
I,m learning quickly.

Saturday, September 11th 2010

    Great to hear it! Keep at it! My best wishes.

    Sunday, September 19th 2010

Hi Rebecca,
Your lecture was exciting,comprehensible,impressing.First, it was hard to follow but now it became easier.I’ve got 100% marks in it.Best regards

Sunday, September 12th 2010

    Thanks kindly. I think the word you want to use is “impressive”. All the best to you.

    Sunday, September 19th 2010

That’s all I love! Thanks a lot….

Sunday, September 12th 2010

thank you so much may you have a long life.

Sunday, September 12th 2010

    Thank you kindly. Adan. The same to you. All the best in the future.

    Sunday, September 19th 2010

I feel lucky having you as a teacher,I love your excelents classes.
Thank you.

Monday, September 13th 2010

    THANK you vary much for the leason . Ihave One questoin for you .Ibeen in USA since 2007 .our Isay Ibeen in USA for THREE years .socond E..X .Ihave been work in north carlona since 2009 ,our i say Ihave been work in north caelona fot One year .

    Sunday, October 24th 2010

      You can say:

      I have been in the USA for three years.
      I have been in the USA since 2007.

      I have been working in North Carolina since 2009.
      I have worked in North Carolina for one year.

      Hope this helps! My best wishes to you, Omar.

      Monday, December 13th 2010

thanks I secured 100%

Tuesday, September 14th 2010

realy usefull
thank you

Tuesday, September 14th 2010

Could you please explain the difference between “Therefore”, “Hence” and “Thus”?
I asked a few people around about that but didn’t get right answer.

Thursday, September 16th 2010

    All three words you have asked about have the same basic meaning and are used in more or less the same way to show the effect of something. “Therefore” is used most often. The other two are slightly more formal and academic.


    I did not get high marks in the TOEFL exam. Therefore, I cannot join university this year.

    In the example above, you could use “hence” or “thus” as well, but “hence would sound more formal, and “thus” you might see more in academic writing, rather than in conversation.

    Hope that helps you! All the best, William.

    Sunday, September 19th 2010


Friday, September 17th 2010

thank you

Friday, September 17th 2010

Hi, i got 100% score in this test. Thank you so much.

Saturday, September 18th 2010

Thanks to all for your comments. It really helps teachers to receive feedback. My best wishes to all of you.

Sunday, September 19th 2010

hello teacher!!!!!!!!!!!!! i got 8 out of 8…….. Rebecca teach us since 2008… Rebecca teach us for 2 years…. :):):):):):):):):):)

Monday, September 20th 2010

    Hey, good example, Hamid, with a small correction.

    Rebecca has taught us since 2008.
    She has taught us for two years.

    All the best, Hamid!

    Monday, October 18th 2010

learn lesson and give examples……. i think its a good way to improve ourselfs….

Monday, September 20th 2010

please take a lesson about difference about home and house

Monday, September 20th 2010

    Thanks for the idea.

    In short, a house is an objective word to describe the physical place where you live.

    The word “home” is more of a subjective word to describe the place where you live, which you consider special and meaningful, which may be where your family lives, or where you share a lot of love and good times. This place is a home, and more than just a house.

    My best to you, Mohana.

    Monday, December 13th 2010

      house miens the building only; may be my home or not. But a home is a place where I live. every home is a house, but not every house is a home.

      Wednesday, April 18th 2012

ur lessons are good mam.
please correct the following sentence
malathi says”iam the best of myself”.is this sentence a correct one

Monday, September 20th 2010

    Technically, it is correct. It does sound quite philosophical though. I’m not sure if that is the intention.

    All the best to you, Mohana.

    Monday, October 18th 2010

thank you very much,,,when i know this lessons,,i think it’s the great chance,,to improve my speaking English and i hope,you always give me a new knowledge,,you’re my best teacher…

Monday, September 20th 2010

I get it. Thank you so much for your explanation I have been seeking for long.

Monday, September 20th 2010

kindly please give a reply to my questions mam

Wednesday, September 29th 2010

Thank you Teacher!

Thursday, September 30th 2010

when should i use since in the middle ,,,for example /has since bought
thanks for your answers

Monday, October 4th 2010

    “She has since left the company.”

    This means she has left the company since the time you are talking about.

    A rare use of the word since, but possible.

    My best to you, Petro.

    Monday, December 13th 2010

Hi mam.. I’d been watching engvid.com vidoes for about two weeks. i found it interesting because i’ve learned a lot particularly in using the words you been tackling. for me, you have an excellent strategy of teaching. thus, the viewrs can easily undertand. thank you very much. I wish all the good thing to you and to your coteachers. i would be greateful if you would correct my comments. again, thanks a lot.

Tuesday, October 5th 2010

    “I’ve been watching engvid.com videos for about two weeks. I found it interesting because I’ve learned a lot, particularly in using the words you have been tackling for me. You have an excellent teaching strategy. Thus, the viewers can easily understand. Thank you very much. I wish all good things and to you and your co-teachers. I would be grateful if you would correct my comments. Again, thanks a lot.”

    Hope that helps,Joel. My best wishes to you.

    Monday, October 18th 2010

thxs for the good job.why can you say “the sun has been shining since last week?`´
last week is a duration of time and not a point in time.

Thursday, October 7th 2010

    I think the sentece is correct.”the sun has been shining since last week.”

    You can use “for” in this form.” the sun has been shining for two weeks.”

    The word “last” in your sentence is a definite point in time.. i’m not really sure in my analizes, i’m hoping, our teacher rebecca could help us.

    Saturday, October 9th 2010

      sorry… my speeling of is wrong (analizes)=analysis

      Saturday, October 9th 2010

      In answer to your question, Zuzu, even if you say “since last week”, you still mean from a certain point when last week began, right? That is why you can say since last week.

      You could also say, “The sun has been shining for two weeks.’ as Joel rightly suggested.

      Thanks for the question, Zuzu and thanks for your help, Joel. My best to both of you.

      Monday, October 18th 2010

RebeccaES ur teaching style is wonderful i like u very much God bless U bye

Sunday, October 10th 2010

Hi I just coplet the quize and I got them all write thank you soo much for the good lesson.

Sunday, October 10th 2010

    I’m very glad you got them all RIGHT!
    My best to you, Khat.

    Monday, October 18th 2010

Dear Rebecca,
Thank you so much. You are a good teacher and very kind to all of us who want to learn English.Can you please give me an idea how to use the words “either and neither”. Sorry for the inconvenience. God bless you.

Tuesday, October 12th 2010

    You could say:

    I can have either tea or coffee. It doesn’t matter.

    I’d like neither tea nor coffee. I’ll just have a glass of water, please.

    “Either…or” is used when you are talking about two positive choices.

    “Neither…nor” is used to indicate two negative choices. It is used to say, not this and not that.

    Hope this helps, RSagum. My best to you.

    Monday, October 18th 2010

Thank You so much this lesson is very useful for me. i would like to improve my english.

Wednesday, October 13th 2010

hi Rebecca,
i’m sandeep and belong to india.well nice to meet you on this incredible side. it’s realy intresting to learn from your videos .i would like to know two quiz ..what’s the distiguish between associated and belong besides occured and happend.could you tell me clearly .i’m very thankful to you .!!!!

Friday, October 15th 2010

    Namaste, Sandeep.

    “Occurred” and “happened” mean the same thing, though the word “occurred” is slightly more formal and the word “happened” is more commonly used for everyday events, good or bad.

    In conversation, for example, if your friend looks sad, you might ask him, “Hey, what happened?”

    If you are associated with someone or something, it means you have a connection of some kind with them.

    if you belong to something, you are a member of a group or community or club.

    Example: I belong to that country club.

    So you cannot actually say that you belong to India, but you could simply say that you are from India.

    All the best to you, Sandeep.

    Monday, October 18th 2010

i just wanna say “YOU ARE A GREAT TEACHER”

Saturday, October 16th 2010

    Oh, thanks so much. My best wishes to you too.

    Monday, October 18th 2010

Thanks a lot!

Tuesday, October 19th 2010

thanks a lot.

Sunday, October 24th 2010

Thank you very much for the perfect lesson. You’re a great teacher.

Thursday, October 28th 2010

I luv the way u teach……..you r really a good teacher.

Monday, November 1st 2010


Tuesday, November 2nd 2010

Could you make a video regarding the pronunciation of the “i” as in “peek” vs the “i” as in “pick”? Thanks!

Thursday, November 4th 2010

Thank you Teacher. You made that easy way for me to understand English, I really love the way you teach, you made me feel comfortable to learn English.Thanks a lot !!

Saturday, November 6th 2010

Hello ,
Thank you very much

Saturday, November 6th 2010

Thank you teacher for this great lesson

I really Love you =D

Saturday, November 6th 2010

Thank you Rebecca for this lesson.

Sunday, November 7th 2010

Thank you very much

Tuesday, November 9th 2010

DEAR TEACHER,you are just my english teacher she was my favourite in school and now its my goo luck to hav such a nice and kind teacher like you.thanks a lot

Tuesday, November 9th 2010

I like a lot this websiteeeeee¡

Wednesday, November 24th 2010

    Thank yoooooooooooou!

    Best wishes too, Alcides.

    Monday, December 13th 2010

Thanx Mam very nice video explaining in easy way that student could understand.

Wednesday, November 24th 2010

thanks to tech me grammar

Tuesday, November 30th 2010

can u please do a lesson if u could in Been and being i just saw a lesson with another teacher but i didn’t understand it well ;( i really like the way u teach and thank u a lot u really help me

best wishes

Wednesday, December 1st 2010


    Wednesday, December 1st 2010

she’s a good teacher by the way!!!!and pls dont forget what is an adverb!!

Saturday, December 4th 2010

It’s really good lesson. You have differnciated since and for in very simple example… Thank you very much…

Saturday, December 4th 2010

Thank you, Rebecca.
I have a question. As my teachers tought me, we should use Present Perfect Progressive with words for and since, but not Present Perfect. Could you explain me this confuse?

Monday, December 6th 2010

thanks you teacher!

Wednesday, December 8th 2010

i am saudi i want speak english for someone

this is my email

if anynoe want add me in his messange

i like that

thanks for all


Friday, December 10th 2010

    I am mahedee I want to talk to you. But I use yahoo messenger and Id.

    Wednesday, February 2nd 2011

Thanks to all for your feedback.

Monday, December 13th 2010

    I’m so week in English.. I wanna speak in English but wt can i do..
    help me madam.. plzzzzzzzzz

    Sunday, February 13th 2011

Hello, Rebecca! Thank you for your lessons. I have a question: Can we use Past indefinite with “since” and “for” when it’s not related to the present anymore. For example: He lived in Canada (sometime) but he doesn’t live there anymore… Can we say “He lived in Canada for 5 years but then he moved away.”?
The second question: What’s the difference if I say “I’ve lived in Paris for 7 years” or “I’ve been living in Paris for 7 years”
Thank you very much

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010

Thank for this lesson

Tuesday, January 4th 2011


Saturday, January 8th 2011

Hello Rebecca.
it was useful, you are a great teacher byeeeeeee.

Tuesday, January 11th 2011

thank you for the lesson, God bless you.

Friday, January 14th 2011

great! knowledge

Friday, January 21st 2011


Friday, January 21st 2011

thanks a lot teacher.

Friday, January 21st 2011

Thank you for this lesson, see you again.

Saturday, January 22nd 2011

rebecca you are the the reacher
thanks you so much

Saturday, January 22nd 2011

sorry my mistakes
i should have said
rebecca you are the best teacher
thank you so much

Saturday, January 22nd 2011

Thank you so much Rebecca… i am really appreciate to your way of guidance.

Monday, January 24th 2011

thanks Mrs. Rebecca for this lesson
i wish you good luck

Monday, January 24th 2011

Thank .

Tuesday, January 25th 2011

very useful , it’s Great!

Saturday, January 29th 2011

Thanks Rebecca, I have been listening your lecture for few days. I like your approach of teaching. I am from Bangladesh. I would like to improve my English. Since English is not our native language- so, it is very difficult to us to listen your lecture if you speak quickly. But your accent is clear and slowly what is very beneficial for us. I understand all of your words. Thanks, please keep it up. Please suggest me how can I improve my English.

Sunday, January 30th 2011

Thanks a lot!!!!

Very good lesson!!

Monday, January 31st 2011

You scored 8 out of 8.

Tuesday, February 1st 2011

    me too. perfect

    Tuesday, April 5th 2011


    Monday, October 17th 2011

i am nadeem from pakistan. it is really an enlightening lesson. i enjoyed it. thanks

Sunday, February 6th 2011

In the test
We have known each other _____________I moved to New York.
I think the ans should be for because it doesn’t shows the time length, but as per the site it is since. Please explain.

Tuesday, February 8th 2011

    sorry edit in past comment.
    time length = point in time.

    Tuesday, February 8th 2011

Rebecca can i say ?
I’m in this classroom FOR one month ..
SINCE You are my teacher ,my english is better ..
Thanks you are a great teacher !!

Wednesday, February 9th 2011

Hi! I’m spanish. I’m studying English and i have a lot of problems with English.

Thanks! The video is great! It’s perfect to me!

Saturday, February 12th 2011

You are awesome madam. Help me much more to learn English n i wanna speak too.

I’m so week in English.

Sunday, February 13th 2011

Dear Rebecca, in this lecture you covered all the basis, but could you clearify the differece between “Since and From”?
“A Rebecca a day keep the doctor away!”

Wednesday, February 16th 2011

i have been feeling improvement since i watched engvid.com
i have improved my english for 2 years.

Monday, February 21st 2011

Great lesson,hope that there are more topics to come. :-)

Thursday, February 24th 2011


Thursday, February 24th 2011

hello Rebecca
could you please advise me about the next sentence
“He has joined the team since 1990.” Is it ok to use the verb to join with since???
thanks a lot

Tuesday, March 8th 2011

It was helpful lesson
thanks a lot Rebecca

Thursday, March 10th 2011

Very basic and superb ..! Thanks Rebecca

Friday, March 11th 2011

Dear Ms Rebecca,
Your lessons are easy. Well done!
I know book the author Raymond Murphy “English Grammar in use”.Could you recommend me some textbooks and grammar.
I look forward to answering from you.
Your sincerely, Ramil.

Monday, March 14th 2011

Thank you very much Ms Rebecca. for you helpful lecture . rebecca I would like to ask you a question about the lesson . I have been waiting for you _since /for 2:00 pm , if it used since why make me reasonable.

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011

Thank you rebeca. I´ve been studied your lesson for 3 days are very nice..

Friday, March 25th 2011

Thank you Ms Rebeca. I´ve been studying your lesson for 3 days are very nice.

Friday, March 25th 2011

Thank you so much!

Saturday, March 26th 2011

thank you very mush i feel improved my langush eng lish

Saturday, March 26th 2011

Thank you gby

Tuesday, April 5th 2011

Dear Ms Rebecca. Thank you so much for your teaching skill and fresh pronouns. I try to follow your advice that every day you learn English lesson. You are wonderful teacher. I’m proud of you.

Friday, April 8th 2011

Hi Maam rebecca your lessons it’s so wonderful I appreciated very much! maam I have one thing to ask you with regards this two confuse words…
WHAT ARE THE DEFERENCE BETWEEN… DEFERMENT AND CANCELLATION… Plz maam give me some examples regarding that two confusing words… your response is highly appreciated a million thanks!

Saturday, April 9th 2011

Thanks & credit go to Rebecca Madam.

Friday, April 15th 2011

Hello, Rebeca its very usefull your lessons, i would like to know the difference about my and may in situation can i use it

Saturday, April 16th 2011

Is it ok to say “I have been waiting for you FROM 2:00 pm.”

Monday, April 25th 2011

Thank you.

Tuesday, April 26th 2011

It’s very nice to learn with you.

Thank you teacher.

Thursday, April 28th 2011

Thank you so much ^^ Rebecca

Thursday, April 28th 2011

thanks engvid and ma’m Rebecca

Thursday, April 28th 2011

thanks for a good lesson

Thursday, April 28th 2011

Dear :
How to open this video? Who can give me a hand?Thank you very much!

Friday, April 29th 2011

    You should see the video at the top of this page, under the title and description. If you don’t, you may need to use a modern browser like Chrome or Firefox, or update your Flash player.

    Saturday, April 30th 2011

I’ll always want to learn English since.I moved here in 2006 and this is working perfect for me thanks Rebecca for been so good teacher.I love the way you teach Grammar

Friday, April 29th 2011

You are really a very good teacher.I am not good in english,if I got a teacher like you then I could get over it over easily…..your lessen is really helpful for me..thankssss

Saturday, April 30th 2011

Thank You Rebeca. You’re very good to explain!!

Sunday, May 1st 2011

hi how are you doing to evrythings,actualy iam very happy to learning enghlish in this classtroom,so i can tell you about me,furst thing ,i got visa to amreca for continue study at unversity, befort i get it,i was studing enghlish in my country,but when i came to amreca, i found big problem about it, right now, i have done it, is like i done,and c

Sunday, May 1st 2011

Hello! I want juste to say thank you very much,
you are a good teacher, I find your lesson very helpful ,

Wednesday, May 4th 2011

Dear Rebecca,
Thank you for your lessons very much. Everything is clear. You’re absolutely perfect teacher.

I’ve already finished the quize and I have no mistakes, but in spire of this I’d like to do more tests. But I wish I could catch the name of the website, which you have mentioned in the end of the video. So, could you be so kind and to write it to me, please. Sorry about that. Tanks a lot.
Best wishes.

Friday, May 6th 2011

Thanks for your help, job well done.

Monday, May 9th 2011

I’d liketo see your speech during explanation written on the screen at the bottom .Try to help me by doing this I’ii appriciat that highly because I’m not a native speaker
I look forward to your reply soon

Monday, May 9th 2011

i love u madam

Wednesday, May 11th 2011

very nice concept. thanks

Friday, May 13th 2011

Hi, one of the best websites, useful lessons,nice teachers :)Thank you.

Monday, May 16th 2011

thank u sooooooooooooooo much madam….
take little bit more time and extend lessons….

Tuesday, May 17th 2011

is there a daily conversations

Tuesday, May 17th 2011

give me your great advices to speak fluently without too much thinking before speaking the right words.PLEASE TOLD ME.at least Iam fond of your amazing lessons.

Tuesday, May 17th 2011

Hi rebecca i ahve a question you said 2005 (two thousand and five) is this british Canadian or American your english is really clear and i love it but i would like to know if it’s possible to say two thousand five without the and (it’s how i learnt it in american English so i would like to verify Thank you very much!!!!

Wednesday, May 18th 2011

thank you very much mam
it is very helpfull to us

Sunday, May 22nd 2011

100% Thanks. Please add conversation examples with

Monday, May 30th 2011

thank you rebecca you’re very sweet

Thursday, June 2nd 2011

thank you very much my score is 8 out of 8.

Saturday, June 4th 2011

thank you very much my score is 8 out of 8

Saturday, June 4th 2011

Hi Rebecca, is there any difference between “I’d prefer” and “I’d rather”? If yes, can you make a video on it? Thanks.

Tuesday, June 7th 2011

This is very helpful … thanks a lot :D

Thursday, June 9th 2011

Hi Rebbeca!your lessons are terrific!Kindly,put me wise if could use “since” in future perfect tenses.I really face this problem.
Hope u will reply me as soon as possible.
Thanks a lot.

Monday, June 13th 2011

Hi! Iam from Brazil and I thank you for help me to improve my English, you explain grammar very well and I watch this site everyday.

Friday, June 17th 2011

Hi Rebbeca!Hope u r ok.Please reply my question as to whether we can use ‘since’ & ‘for’ in future perfect tenses.i have already raised this question on 13.6.2011.An early reply is requested please.

Saturday, June 18th 2011

Thank you much Ms. Rebecca=)

Thursday, June 23rd 2011

thanks you for your help and God be praised

Thursday, June 30th 2011

Could explain differences between ” I have been in the USA” and “I have been to the USA”, please?
Thanks for your time and amazing lessons.

Tuesday, July 5th 2011

tnx appreciated this lesson, afterwards, if u please give some difecult quizzes next time.

Sunday, July 10th 2011

Dear Madam,
Could you please explain the real difference between ‘warrantee’ and ‘guarantee’?

Sunday, July 10th 2011

thnk u so much for telling us difference about since and for…before tht i was too much confused about these words but now fortunately i am nt hving such problem….thnk u so much again

Wednesday, July 20th 2011

hi there….whenever i watch your lessons i must learn something…..thank you so much for making these short but understandable videos……..

Tuesday, July 26th 2011

Clear off! Thank so much.^^

Thursday, July 28th 2011

thanks a lot

Thursday, August 4th 2011

This is good way of learning.

Tuesday, August 9th 2011

Thank You Rebecca.

Wednesday, August 10th 2011

Hi Rebecca
Can I use “since” and “for” with Present Perfect Continuous, maybe this isn’t very important but will help me to “feel” better “english spirit”.
Thank you

Saturday, August 13th 2011

    sure you can.For example:
    I have been waiting for the bus for two hours
    OR The baby has been sleeping since 10 o’clock.

    Thursday, August 18th 2011

I realy understand the propositions like for and since thank my teacher

Sunday, August 21st 2011

You are a fabulous teacher. You’re methods are extremely clear. This site has really helped me with planning microteaching for interviews. Thank you so much.

Friday, August 26th 2011

hi Rebecca ,
can u tell me is this sentence correct or not,here is the sentence.!There are some people in the world who doesn’t take care about their relationships ?? or i should use don’t instead of doesn’t please help me i’ll be very glad to know :)

Saturday, August 27th 2011

    Hi there Susan, may I answer your question? You should use “don’t” which is a plural verb because you used people (plural subject)and also you should use “of their relationships” instead of “about their relationships”

    or you can reconstruct your sentence this way:
    “There are some people in the world who don’t
    value relationships.”

    Tuesday, August 30th 2011

Hello Ms. Rebecca! I’m currently studying for the IELTS exam, and I find all of your tutorial videos very informative, thank you so much for the lessons. More power to you and the rest of the teachers, and may God bless you all.

Tuesday, August 30th 2011

thanks alfred for answering my question :)

Thursday, September 1st 2011

Hi Rebecca!I hope u are all right.It’s my bad luck that u have not replied to my queries so far after a lapse of 3 months.
Please be kind enough to reply me rather help me in my problem.Thanks.

Friday, September 9th 2011

hi i am student .i have problems with (for ,since) for long time ,now it is solve.i am comfortable with them,thanks

Sunday, September 11th 2011

This lesson is very helpful..With very simple examples, u made us understand the difference very clearly.Thank you Rebecca.

Monday, September 19th 2011

Thanks so much

Thursday, September 22nd 2011

100% purely and surely helped learners to be more knowledgeable in English. Finally I’ve made the quiz perfect.

Friday, October 7th 2011

Thank you for this lesson, see you again

Friday, October 7th 2011

thanks a lot for this video…

Sunday, October 9th 2011

Thank you very much..I try to listen lessons everyday.It is my favourite site.

Monday, October 17th 2011

Hi Rebecca,
thanks a lot for this useful lesson…it helped me very much. You have a such nice way to teach that it’s very easy to learn english with you.
God bless you..!!:-)

Thursday, October 20th 2011

Nice Website! Please anyone can tell me how to do a quiz in this site.

Saturday, October 29th 2011

thanks rebecca,good lesson.

Monday, October 31st 2011

Rebecca, this is really the most useful lesson of all lessons, at least for me. I would just like to ask you why do we say, for example, John has moved to Canada since 2005, and in other example we say John has been married since 2008. My question is why don’t we say John has married since 2008? And else why we say John has been a student for 10 years, that means he is still student or? Please, respond me and clarify this confusion.

Saturday, November 5th 2011

Thanks alot Mrs.Rebecca for your efford but I want you to sow me how to get high marks in IELTS exam ,if you don’t mind?

Monday, November 7th 2011

thanks I am 100% clear about it now.

Friday, November 11th 2011

sang q

Saturday, November 12th 2011

thank you so much , teacher

Saturday, November 12th 2011

Hi Rebecca, could you please explain to me the difference between “ever since” and since”?. Please give me example sentences for each..

Saturday, November 12th 2011

Thanks for lesson. Very clear and helpful

Sunday, November 13th 2011

Hi mam, what is the difference between
Rebecca has taught us since 2008.
Rebecca has been teaching us since 2008.


Thursday, November 17th 2011

Hi Rebecca!
I have got your english lesson since 2010.
And I have got it for one year.
Now my question for you is:
I’d like to know if I don’t make any mistake?

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011

Thank you. You are very good shoing us several questions

Thursday, November 24th 2011

hi rebecca… i’ve been looking for videos that could really help me understand and comprehend english language since i decided to review for ielts exam. Lucky i am,i found you guys here at engvid.com….thank u sooo much. Hope u could give me some piece of advice on how i can learn english properly because as i was trying to study it, it gets harder and broader for me. thanks a lot. more power and good health

Saturday, November 26th 2011

Thank you very much for the video and the quiz

Wednesday, December 14th 2011

hi Rebecca…nice to meet you in this site. Thanks for your explanation…

Thursday, December 15th 2011

Thanks Rebecca for quiz

Thursday, December 15th 2011

thanks teacher
can i say
I feel better since i shared your website

Friday, December 16th 2011

hi, how can we make a question when the answer contains (since)or (for)

Saturday, December 17th 2011

Hi mam,
Can v use since like “I have read English since I was a young boy”
please explain.

Monday, January 2nd 2012

Dear Rebecca:
Can you explain to me what is different between present perfect and present perfect continuous? I am not asking about the form, but I am asking when I have to use them.

Sunday, January 15th 2012

thank you so much.. :) i got it very fast. The quiz was succesful for me. i have followed this website since 2010. :D for 2 years.

Tuesday, January 31st 2012

dear Rebecca thanks it is very useful lesson

Thursday, February 2nd 2012

it’is very interesting this lesson of the for and since.

Sunday, February 5th 2012

Hello, teacher Robecca,

What’s the difference between ‘for’ and ‘since’ when they both mean ‘because’?

Thursday, February 16th 2012

I have been listening your lessons for one year and want to thanks you for that. I have been learning English almost 5 years but still have problems of speaking and writing. I do it myself and try to inprove my English. Your lessons help me to understand many confusing moments in English,for example:Present Perfect and Present Perfect Continuous.These tenses have some general feature which I can not grasp…

Saturday, March 10th 2012

HI Robecca,

Thank you so much for your lession.
i really like this sessions. Please give some more examples , this is for my himble request and again thanks for your teaching .

Sunday, March 11th 2012

thank u so much rebecca medam

Friday, March 30th 2012

hi rebecca

Thursday, April 5th 2012

Thank you very much indeed Rebecca.I have been looking for this help since 2004.Or I have been looking for this help for 8 years.

ha ha

Thursday, April 12th 2012

nice ….

Thursday, April 12th 2012

Hi Rebecca, Thank you for such a wonderful work. I just want to give a small suggestion, if engvid can also add a written lesson of what you are teaching I think it would be great, so while listening we can read it also and can better understand the lesson. Thanks a lot. Best wishes. Regards.

Friday, April 13th 2012

Many thanks rebeca for this lesson!

Saturday, April 14th 2012

I’m really inspired with your writing abilities as smartly as with the format on your weblog. Is this a paid subject or did you customize it yourself? Either way stay up the nice high quality writing, it’s rare to peer a nice blog like this one these days..

Monday, April 16th 2012

Thank you very much

Saturday, April 28th 2012


Thursday, May 3rd 2012

thank you too much , you are great teacher and nice

Thursday, June 7th 2012

it was nice miss Rebecca
thankssss a lot

Thursday, June 7th 2012

Thank you for your help. You are an excellent teacher and have inspired me to continue learning with an open and positive mind. I appreciate all your hard work, it’s meant so much to me.

Saturday, June 23rd 2012

thank you very very much Rebeca for your lessons . they helped me alot …….. thanks again

Saturday, June 30th 2012

Hi, I am very glad about your teaching and I appreciate the way you use to make me understand many things.
Please, can you give me the difference between these words and how to use them in the phrase : Will, Would, Could and Should.

Tuesday, July 10th 2012

you use both has/have and has/have been in the present perfect tense. can u tell me the difference?

Monday, July 30th 2012


Friday, August 3rd 2012

thank you Rebecca..you’re great. <3

Monday, August 6th 2012

thanks Rebecca..you’re great :)

Monday, August 6th 2012

really it is a great lesson could you give us some advive to speak english in a faster way please thanks

Sunday, September 2nd 2012

I worked to teach mathematics more than 40 years and I can tell you that you are a great school in your view of the lessons may take advantage you much . thanks

Tuesday, September 4th 2012

I have been using the statement “Iam working here since 9 years” to introduce myself to the clients. I will not repeat this mistake again. Thanks a lot Rebecca. I love engvid and all the wonderful teachers there.

Tuesday, September 18th 2012

Very clear lesson, and useful too!

Saturday, September 22nd 2012

Thanks medam..
iam clearly understand

Thursday, September 27th 2012

Thank you Madam Rebecca,

I have learned this lesson grammar since I saw this video.

Best regards.

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012

    Sorry!…grammar lesson.

    Tuesday, October 23rd 2012

Thank you Ms. Rebecca. I have got 8 out of 8. you are a wonderful teacher. Once again thank you very much.

Sunday, October 28th 2012

thanks a lot

Friday, November 9th 2012

thanx mam you are good teacher and thanx your team you provide us free side learn good english

Thursday, November 15th 2012

Hello!!! dear sister I’m prabhu from Pondicherry ,India. i has been watched your few of classes through engvid.com i am very week in English. Now only I’m learned little bit English through your classes. I’m hoping your way of teaching is very easy to learn english if i have practice on daily basis that what i have learned from your classes definetly i can speek in English very soon. can you please give me an idea how to use the words and where we can use words “where have you been” and “where have you been recently” thank you very much i would be greatfull if you could correct my grammatical mistakes in my comments once again thank you sister…

Sunday, November 18th 2012


Friday, December 28th 2012

thanks dear your teaching is very usefull thanks alot I wish the best life for you

Sunday, January 6th 2013

thanks a lot

Wednesday, January 9th 2013

Rubeca u r awesome.your style of understanding is well..I appreciate with you.

Sunday, January 20th 2013

Thanks Rebecca, I was very useful lesson (since/for).
Q/ Can I say, since now I will be able to learn English perfectly?

Monday, January 21st 2013

Thanks ma’am for very clear lesson.

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013

thanks a lot ,

Monday, January 28th 2013

thank you Rebecca,
I’ve got 100% …. !!

Sunday, February 3rd 2013

    If u wish you give your skype ID,I want to talk in english

    Saturday, August 16th 2014


Saturday, February 9th 2013

I love you rebecca
Thank you so much.

Sunday, February 10th 2013

Thanks Very much Rebecca, I got 100%. You are my favorite Teacher. God Bless you long life…..

Monday, February 11th 2013

thank you very much

Monday, February 11th 2013


Thursday, February 14th 2013

nice video thanks Rebecca and EngVid.

Sunday, February 17th 2013

Thank you for this site it as really helped me alot and so I can pass on the beneficial information to my son. Thank you =)

Monday, March 4th 2013

i was wondering if you could help me please with the following; I don’t know where I can find a grammar lesson related with neither & nor and either & or.

Friday, March 8th 2013

Thanks a lot

Thursday, March 14th 2013

Hello Mam,
First of all thank for this great website and being a excellent resource for self learners.
My doubt is with reference using “ing with verb” with since or for.
Example – currently I am running a business. If I want to say to my client that I am running this biz from so an so….
Can I say “I have been running this business since 3 years.” Or “I have been ran this business since 3 years.”

Thank you for your support

Sunday, March 17th 2013

I get 100%.
Ohhhh it a first time for me.
I’am very happy.

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013

Thanks for the lesson. I have used to use these words incorrectly. It’s now clear.

Friday, April 19th 2013

Teacher, I love it. “You know teach” :)congratulations

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013

Hello Rebecca… I really appreciate your lectures… please could you help me to figure out what is the difference between time prepositions IN and FOR? thanks a lot :)

Thursday, May 9th 2013

perfect, thanks Rebeca one more time your are the best

Wednesday, June 12th 2013

thnx so much rebeca…
I have a question please..
I noticed while I’m reading a story that the tense was used is past simple and than is ok because it’s about somthing that happened in the past and finished,but the another tense that is used is the past perfect and i don’t know why?????
I hope u anderstand my question…
thnxx so much

Saturday, June 15th 2013

im a new user…really its interesting!!!!thank u MAM!!

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013

Thanks Rebecca, since I saw your video lessons, I knew you are great teacher.

Monday, August 5th 2013

Nice lesson! I have visited EngVid for few months and I learned a lot of stuff since I found this site. That video was uploaded in 2010, it’s little crazy watching it now. Thanks Rebecca!

Thursday, August 8th 2013

I need more practice Part of Speech Mrs Rebecca.
Would you bring up more examples on the website?

Thank you very much.

Sunday, August 18th 2013

That was a good explanation. Many thaknks!

Friday, August 30th 2013

Thank you very much

Thursday, October 17th 2013

I’m an english student. I am seeking a partner for lerning by doing conversation on Skype.
My skype id : solomon.abundant

Sunday, November 17th 2013

thanks i got 100 ,

Monday, November 25th 2013

site good and thanks

Saturday, January 11th 2014

Thank you,Rebecca.
i like this lesson very much. ^”^

Tuesday, January 14th 2014

thank u madam
the lesson is very clear

Saturday, January 18th 2014

Thank you :)

Thursday, January 30th 2014

What’s the difference between- I have lived in India since 1990 and I’ve been living in India since 1990.. Thanks!

Monday, February 10th 2014

    If I’m not mistaken…First sentence it’s Present Perfect ,the second sentence it’s Present Perfect Continuous.
    Perfect – indicates actions which ended to a specific point or occurring before other actions in the present, past or future time.
    Perfect Continuous – indicates actions that began and lasted for some time until a certain point in the present, past or future time.

    Friday, February 28th 2014

Thanks Rebeca for take time of your life and give to us the opportunity of teach us.

Thursday, February 20th 2014

thank you very nice

Wednesday, March 26th 2014

Thank you, Rebecca.

Tuesday, July 8th 2014

Thank you.

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014

Hi,Engvid authority I want to you inform that there is no system like khan academy.Just like my quiz test record,my completed lecture record.I hope that very soon we can that’s kind of system.

Saturday, August 16th 2014

Rebecca is the best!

Thursday, November 6th 2014


Wednesday, November 12th 2014

Thanks a lot

Saturday, January 17th 2015

Thank you very much Rebecca. It was interesting.

Tuesday, January 20th 2015

Madame! In the 5th question of this quiz there is written: “Mr and Mrs Johnson” with no points (periods) after “Mr” and “Mrs”. Is it correct (ok) or it is mistake? In other words do we have to spell points after “Mr”, “Mrs” etc. every time? Thank you a lot for paying attention to my question.

Friday, February 6th 2015

    In British English, there’s no period. In North American English, there is. I’m not sure about how other countries do it…

    Friday, February 6th 2015

      Thank you so much for your answer.

      Friday, February 6th 2015

thank you Rebecca

Friday, February 27th 2015

some of these exercises could be a little confusing, and you have to use your common sense. enormous Thanks Rebecca)))

Wednesday, March 11th 2015

Thanks Rebecca

Thursday, March 19th 2015

100% :D thanks Rebecca. This was good lesson

Monday, May 4th 2015

I got perfect score thanks Rebecca

Friday, May 15th 2015

Dear Rebecca,
Great thank you about this clarification of how to use correctly ” since and for”.
Best regards.

Monday, May 25th 2015

my quiz
You got 8 correct out of 8.

Sunday, July 5th 2015

GREAT lesson !!!!!!!!!!!! Thank You, Rebecca, o LOOt !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! )

Tuesday, September 8th 2015

Thanks for this lesson

Tuesday, December 1st 2015

100% thans l get it

Tuesday, December 22nd 2015

I got 100%. Thanks!

Thursday, January 7th 2016

Teacher Rebecca,you are the best.Your lectures have been so great since i started following you on this platform.Keep it up dear.

Monday, January 18th 2016

thankssssssss so much Rebacca for ur great explanation,i really like the way u talk and u learn, because it is simple and useful as well.

Thursday, January 21st 2016

John has married her for 20 years.

is that sentence wrong?? why?

Could you explain it to me?? thank you so much.

Monday, February 1st 2016

hi my teacher…in your example you said..John has been student …and said John has lived in Canada..is there any different between this tow sentences(has been+verb / has+ verb)…thanks

Friday, March 11th 2016

I have passed the lesson for 7 minutes

Wednesday, June 8th 2016

thank you very much. Now i can choose the correct form. Very good.

Sunday, June 19th 2016

Good leason 😊

Thursday, October 13th 2016

Hi Rebecca,
Is this statement correct? I have been living here since 1990

Monday, November 21st 2016

Thank You…

Thursday, December 1st 2016

Thank you so much

Really you helped me I have an exam tomorrow in the university and I was not understand that point until I saw your video.

Thursday, December 1st 2016

i got 100%
thanks dear

Friday, December 2nd 2016

100% thank you

Wednesday, June 28th 2017

Good lesson. Thank you teacher

Thursday, July 13th 2017

Very clear! Good examples. Thanks.

Friday, August 4th 2017

great lesson

Monday, September 4th 2017

Thank You.

Wednesday, September 13th 2017


Monday, December 18th 2017


Wednesday, April 11th 2018

Thank you 😊

Wednesday, April 25th 2018

You got 8 correct out of 8.


Thursday, May 3rd 2018

Thanks for your effort.But i still have a question.
What’s the difference between ” I have been living here for five years.” and ” I have lived here for five years.”.
Your answer will be appreciated.

Friday, May 4th 2018

Thanksa lot for this video.Your explanation is so good and practical that my doubts ablut when.to use each of these words have been comprehended by me. Kind aprreciation to you.

Thursday, May 10th 2018

Thank you so much

Monday, May 28th 2018

thank you rebecca

Friday, September 28th 2018

thank you Rebecca

Sunday, November 4th 2018

Thank you very much Rebecca..got a clear idea on FOR and SINCE.

Friday, December 28th 2018

Thanks Rebecca, I’m improving my English day by day. I hope I will be able to write a long comment…..

Thursday, January 10th 2019

8 out of 8 correct madam I understood your lesson very clearly thank you very much madam

Friday, January 18th 2019


Monday, January 21st 2019

I got perfect score. I like the way you explained in this video. Also for those videos that I’ve watched. Thanks a lot for your dedication to teach us.
I have one question. I often find sentences used present perfect tense that didn’t mention time. Ex.” I have been studying in the university.”. Is this correct? I just presuming that it is

Sunday, January 27th 2019

Sorry, my message was incomplete.
I’m just presuming that it is obvious, and the listener will understand that you are studying until now, without minding when did you start to enter into University.
I would be greetful if you could reply. Again, thank you very much.

Sunday, January 27th 2019

I’ve lived in Guam since 2015.I left in Guam in 1993 and came back in 2015.Thank you for your wonderful teaching.

Thursday, March 28th 2019

Great lesson thank you very much.

Sunday, April 7th 2019

Thank you Ms. Rebecca.

Thursday, April 18th 2019

I got 8 out of 8 thank you 😊

Sunday, August 4th 2019

Thank you, Rebecca, beneficial this Video.

Monday, September 30th 2019

WOW 08/08
I’m too strong!!!
Thank you Engvid…

Tuesday, December 10th 2019

Happy! 100% Thanks a lot Rebecca!

Tuesday, December 17th 2019

Thank you so much mam for this useful lesson.

Monday, December 23rd 2019

Thanks kind Rebecca for your lesson

Friday, December 27th 2019

Thanks a lot Ma’am Rebecca!😇

Thursday, March 12th 2020

Thanks Rebecca, you explain it clearly and well.

Saturday, May 9th 2020

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