84 COMMENTS

one point..

it’s not James’s pen, it’s James’ pen

Rieko

    what’s up james?
    im the guy who always helps you to get late
    and today i have another questions
    i hope you can help me..
    i have some probrems speaking expressions -ing, like>
    “it’s (not) worth(Ving)”
    there’s no point in(Ving)
    there’s no use(ving)

    pleeeeea help us
    see ya man

    brunovianini

    Hi Rieko,

    The point you made is not as correct as you might believe.

    In the case of single pronouns, “S” is preceded by an apostrophe in most cases.
    This includes names like James or Charles (they become James’s or Charles’s)

    However if the word is more difficult to pronounce, then the version without the “S” is possible. (James’ or Charles’)

    When writing, the key is consistency, if you use one form you must use the same form throughout your writing.

    The best way to avoid this problem is to use the “of phrase”

    For example:
    This is the centre of Toronto.

    Instead of:

    This is Toronto’s centre.

    I hope this helps

    James

    James

      the lesson is so bad , James

      khanghaxuan

    BOTH ARE CORRECT. YOU CAN WRITE EITHER James’s pen OR James’ pen

    JEFFERSON

thank you

lakhdar

thanks alot James for your interested in the matter .

Mohammed

    You’re welcome guys, thanks for the acknowledgement.

    James

I wanna learn street english, could you.please?

xman22

    u might say straight..*=*

    sany

I had learned English before I discovered your Engvid.com. But guess what?…you are such a good teacher, James !…all of this for free ?…What a wonderful idea !..So thank you so very much for helping us learn English, James. You’re something !…hilaire05.

hilaire05

thank you

hassanson

Hi? I’m very happy to know this site. Thanks for evrything that you and the other teachers do here.Furthermore, it all free^.*
hum…I’ve got a question. When you use relative pronoun if the antecedent is a person or people you can use who,whose,whom or that according to circumstances if the antecedent is a thing or things you can use which, whose or that

linsang

its really an awesome job you all people are doing to educate people. well done

arsala

txs alot james! , i really liked your handwriting

reema

hi sir james me maira from pakistan i like that video but i do not get your point in frist reason.

maira baloch

THANK U JAMES FOR UR INTERESTING N HELPFUL LESSONS
ACTUALLY ALL THE TEACHERS HERE R GREAT

1000 THANKS FROM EGYPT

sawsan

why don’t you make a class online such as on skype , …interesting !!!

quan

Thanks, for help in English!

nurly100

hi james I want you to know i have learnt a lot with you .thanks so much

Rêgi

Thanks, Mr.james. You are really a great teacher. Actually l have been learning so much thanks to you,and used to clerify the points which cause ambiguity for me by reviewing them while watching your clases.

YUCEL

thank so much for help in english!!!!!

minmyat

love your kindness ..thank

tokyo

Thanks, James

Darmawil

Thank you sir James! Have a nice day!

Joanne

I have a question please , I don’t know when exactly we should put ” ‘s ” at the ending of the sentence ?????
Thank you .

Fati

thank you

abthamer

thanks for everything. i have learnt many things from you.

hakan

its very nice

mashael2011

Thank you very much Sir

aheebru77

I love this web site, it help me a lot

natanael

dude the way u do the thing or explain is fucking awesome

daniel

I was making Rieko’s “mistake” too. I thought that, since there was an “s” at the end of the word, I had to add the “‘”.
Instead, (if I got it right) I should have focused on the fact that “James” it’s singular. Therefore…if I’m talking about “the Roses’ cars” (where Roses is the plural of the surname Rose) I have to add the “‘” and not “‘s”. Am I correct? Thank you.
By the way, your way of teaching is great!!!

Carla

I am so happy because i found out this very useful classes & advices for English learners, I wonder if these classes are still going on. Today is September 3rd and I saw that all the previous messages are from two years ago.
I hope I can find you still because I need you! I have many doubst when it comes to my writing and speaking English. For instance the use of gerund or the infinite. PLease James, could you tell me which of the followings statements is correct:
It was just a meeting, nothing relevant, with the exception that for the first 20 minutes I was forced to listen to the assistant’s merits and experience, so I could understand that it was ok to have the meeting with her instead of him.
Or
It was just a meeting, nothing relevant, with the exception that for the first 20 minutes I was forced to hear the assistant merits and experience, so I could understand that it was ok having the meeting with her instead of him.
Thanks for everything James!
MC

Maria

hi james ,its real pleasure to learn eng in a very simple and interesting manner,,,thanks alot to the whole team of eng.vid …..keep it up
i love u all.

fati

Thank you sir.

randika

arrggh!! I would love to watch this lesson, but I have to stop. That unwanted sound of James’ pen hurts so bad. :(

leonilynv2

Thanks James .
James teaches english well
James’s lesson is fantastic.
James’s lessons are Superb.

Hey James Are the above sentences are correct ?
do they need any corrections??

TDP

Hi James
I discovered your web site few days ago,you’re terrific n fantastic teacher,
Thank you so much for helping me to build up my vocabulary so quickly.
Good job!
keep going!

Moores Ma

James your lessons is fantastic.
You are professional teacher and wonderful person, your teaching is not only helpful but and very interesting. I like your ‘little’ jokes in lessons ;}

Cm punk

James, when you say:”The best way to avoid this problem is to use the “of phrase”…do you want to say that we can use “of phrase” all the time ? Thanks

Dany

Hi! James you lesson are very good and easy to understand.
I would like to know,how can I improve the pronunciation of the later “F”
Thank you!

katherine

cooool

meba

hi james, your video helps me alot thak you so much ^_^

grace

Thank you so much M.r James
I like your style in the teaching ^_^

moonlite

engvid is more helpful for who shows more keen for learning english.

BHASKAR

would u provide complete irregular verbs list in english. I can purchase it. my phone no is 9908600974 reply please.

BHASKAR

can anyone tell me difference between metaphor,slang,idioms and enthusiasm?
thanks

Dibanos

I love this lesson ^^ Thanks

Thái Hà

Thanks James for making me to learn English so easy!

Ines

Hello
Is there a rule for the correct pronunciation of words starting with “ex”?
ex.pect /ɪkˈspɛkt/
Now stress is on second syllable, but I’d like to know why we tell the stress with ‘S’.
Could you please help me ?
Feel free and share your ideas.

Farid

Dear James,thank you very much for the lesson,you are very sweet and fanny!

ellaami

thank you
You are very nice teacher James =)

Sara

Thanks James for this lesson but there is one common I need to tell when you said James’s pen IT IS James’ pen

Rawa0a

Interesting helpful lesson..thank you very much

argenis

Thanks James. It’s simple but clear lesson.

suryodevlin

Thanks James ,God bless you .

Momndad110

James please clear up me the sentence
(proposition) “James’s pen”, you used somehow “Saxon genitive”?
Thank you very much.

Iliescu Cornel

Hi, Thank you very much for the lecture, it’s fabulous.

By the way, I’ll be very appreciated if you make a video to distinguish “dz”, “z”, and “th” (sound). They are very difficult to me!

progiangbk

Thank you James.. You are a great teacher .. take care :)

trajkovskam

[…] http://www.engVid.com/ This lesson is the final part of a three-part series designed to give students more natural-sounding English pronunciation, by correcting three common mistakes. This lesson focuses on understanding the th” sound. Check out part 1 of this lesson here: https://www.engvid.com/english-pronunciation-s/ […]

Joinyouth | Pronunciation – 3 Mistakes part 3 (‘th’)

Hello thank you James

moon-ai

it’s a very good lesson, i understand very well. thank you!!!

Djoune02

Nice explanation

Agit

Hello Mr. James …. How is it going!
Looks tired .. Come on, man we missed your jokes .. Take a break, by the way … beautiful lesson and
More the tender

murwan ahmed

I’m very happy to find engvid. It’s wonderful. Your classes are always funny. Thank you so much. Ah, one more thing …at last I understand the class of mind maps…with this class. Great job, James!

cristina

Thank you very much James. :)

CP

Hello James, thanks a lot for your helping. John

Andahazy

Thank you james

Ra002

Such a good teacher! Thank you for made these videos.

Melissadle

Thanks! I’m left-hander too!!!!

DashaBond

thanks

jrrescape

I love your lessons. Always learning… Obrigada James!!!

Aline Matos

I like Your sense of humour.
Best regards from Warsaw.

JanuszW

I have had a doubt about the use of the possessive because I studied it in the past as the Saxon Genitive and I think that it’s the same question. Thanks a lot teacher James from EngVid.

angardiobel

Hey James! U re the best teacher I have ever seen buddy. I follow U and Ur videos until the time I know U. Thanks a lot.

emir1625

It´s a very good lesson. Thanks.

zar1235

Thanks James!

Jonathas Wilhem

Thanks!

shihai182

thank you

bou.dj

Sir James why you didn’t leave a quiz, for me thats better way to learn something. Thank you so much for sharing.

Doni Bungaa

Fu James fuck you

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