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Thanks James I was dying to see your class again!!!! This is very important!! Thank for your efforts!!


    My pleasure! Keep watching!


      plz can u make a video about adverbs verbs etc and show me


Yet another very useful video. Please don’t stop.-)


Another wonderful lesson!!Keep doing it!


thank you James. your lessons are important.
I have confuse between convert and subvert, please would you like to explain me what difference between convert and subvert?
thank you


Hey James, I´m from Mexico and just found this site, it´s great so are you!!!! My best wishes…and I took a look at your background and let me tell you…You´re a great person…God bless you


James, thanks for you great class. I became your fan, guy. You’re awesome. I can’t wait for the next video.


Thank you so much!


Thak you james this si very intersting wods.idid know before now I Know them.


I would be really happy if you could help with this question Mr. James. my question is when to use have had, had had, has had and when to use only one have, one had, one has? Please, answer my question because am really confused.


You are the best, I am your fan, already


Dear james
firstly i would like to say thanks,
i dont no much more english to speak could u send me the video’s of all gramer class n how to speak in english……….
dont mistake me i dont no how right alao….


5 out of 5 questions. This means you are a good teacher. Thank you!


Thanks for this lesson james have please keep teaching us, bye amigo!!


    uff sorry the post can´t be edited I wanted to post was:

    Thanks for this lesson james, please keep teaching us, hasta pronto amigo!!


Hello James,

I couldn’t find another way to ask you and therefore I’m asking here. I’m little bit confused about how correctly used “have had”. Actually, I can’t deeply understand it. Could you, briefly, explain it.

With a best regards,


    ‘have had’ is used in Present Perfect Simple tense.
    In pres. perf. simple HAVE or HAS is used at all the times.
    HAD is irregular verb of HAVE. For example:
    How long HAVE you HAD that bad cough?(you have)
    Check out Present Perfect Simple for more info.


    There are two uses of have and had.
    1- use of have as verb shows our possession. For instance: I have a computer. Yes, I still have it. It’s at my home you can see (if possible).
    I had a computer. Here it is the 2nd form of the verb showing that I don’t have the computer now but I had it some time in past.
    But now I don’t have any computer.
    An other use of has/have/had
    Remember We use “Had” in Past, Have/Has in Present and have in future as helping verb before a Verb.
    Example: I had already done my work. (past) here had is “helping verb” and actual verb is “done”
    I have done my work. (present perfect)
    He has done his work.(present Perfect)
    It means, it has not been a long time I did this work. I have just done it may be 5 mins ago.

    I shall have done my work. There are two meanings of this sentence. (Sir James can correct me if I am wrong)
    i- There will be a time in future when I shall do this work completely.
    ii- may be i have done it (perhaps it was i who did it because no one else did it).


thank u brother for ur efforts


I like this website very much coz it can make me improve my English skills.You must keep it going. Thanks every teacher for teaching me.

Click Thailand

Hey, James! You’re definetively the best! I’ve already invited all my friends to join us on EngVid! Greetings from Brasil!


James U’re really amazing. Dont mind! i am poor in speaking english, But your lecturing is good


Hi James
would you mind if I ask you to introduce more lesson that is useful for me
thank you in advance


Nice quiz…like it…Thnk yew

Maddi Mad

wow! I love it..


How to Improve English grammar??????


This was really helpful. Thank you!
Keep making new videos


thank you james. im studying for my ged. and this im confident will help me in my journey to bettering myself in life.


thanks alot james you are the best English theacher that i have ever see.
but i am little confused about the present and past participle and also the perfect particple . I dont know how to use them and what they are for.So please can you explain it to me or make a video in the future.
Thank you again james


Hi James! You are the best!
Your language classes are great!!…thanks a lot!!I’d like to meet you :-)


It was a good lecture


It was a good lecture. I liked it.


than x for all these lessons


thinks alot


I like all lecture you teach
you’re very kind
thanks so much


Hi mr.James..I think you are doing great..could you give mr your e-mail address I am a translator I need to know how to identify the main verb of sentences


thank you . it is a good way to learn a lot of words. i like it… thankssss


James I would like you to make a video on adjective and adverbs, they can get kinder of confusing. I know that the adverb describes the verb, and what confuse me is when the adjective also describes and adverb, help me please!!! or is it the other way around? HELP,! HELP.!!!!

Catherine Ferguson

Sir James, I love to watch your lectures. But I haven’t seen them all yet. So, When I shall have seen them all I’ll definitely ask you the questions you expect from your students.
Yours Sincerely,


Hi james,
You are good teacher & i liked your teaching style. This is regarding the below sentence mentioned in quiz.
“I tried Windows Vista, but I hated it, so I ________ back to Windows XP.”
And ans is revert.
I think revert should not be used with back as both word has same meaning. In that case correct sentence would be “I tried Windows Vista, but I hated it, so I _come back to Windows XP.” am i correct?


    You are correct! It is redundant to say “revert back”, though it is used quite often. I have fixed the quiz based on your feedback!


4 out of 5 questions. This means two things: a)you are a good teacher. b)I diverted from very good people to someone who need more homework


Yes, I found these lessons extremely useful not only because of the material contained in them but also because the way it’s being given to us. Listening to a native speaker – how it sounds in everyday’s life – one can’t find it from the news broadcasts, it’s too official there, and even when teacher says something beeng turned away from you – that gives a priceless experience to help in understand people “on the streets”. All I wish now – to find a way of improving my conversational abilities somehow – what about a live feedback? Maybe, Skipe?


i love his lessons he is so funy and good speacker teacher :*


your method in teaching is fun and fascinating!!! thank you james.


The lessons – I mean they leave nothing to be desired! Out of this world! I love English and all that jazz! To be honest, These kinds of lessons are all that dead interesting, which make the learners never get bored! I seem to be at a loss of words right now… and “GREAT” is all that I can express…

Viet Hung

Thanks james. I got 5/5 for the test; James Iam curious to know why letter “n” is added in the word “co-n-vert”


Native speakers!!! Please, help me with English. Somebody tolk with me!!! on skype (my skypename-poznyky)


hahaha teacher ! what a coummant ! what an example !……


Hi James, I like the way you teach vocabulary. We learn the words qucikly and retain it for a longer time for you break the word and explains its origin and tells the meaning.



Hey James!
Right now I’m preparing myself to be a languages teacher. I’m about to start my practicum at an EFL Institute and I really like to watch your lessons because they give me ideas to plan interesting classes. This Vocabulary Pyramid is marvelous!
I also love your teaching style. That last part was genius! I think that being funny (not a clown)and keeping a good mood is a great way to make students interested in the class and you do both perfectly.
To sum up, I’m definitely watching your videos to get ideas for my upcoming classes and, of course to master my English skills.
Thanks a lot!


i tried to be bad boy but it caused my more trouble so i reverted to be a good boy.
thanks for lesson, James.


your lessones so fun thank you so much for all your hard work


Thank you James for your wonderful lessons


thank you a lot mr


Love Vocab Pyramid lessons.

Saak Sen

I’ve found a perfect teacher here called James…


hi James hope your doing well1please could you kindly help me which dictionary should i use for prefixes?


thanks from Turkey bro. keep goin’…


hi,James.I noticed your videos 3 days before.I am upper intermediate and preparing for toefl.I like litening English from you.Don’t give up!please..


Thank you teacher james you have helped me out a lot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dumm Dumm want Gumm Gumm

what are you talking about?


hi am am mr james

mr james

You failed to mention the third di-3 Prefix

I thought I would add the complete context from this referenced dictionaries context for your students.

di- 1
combining form
twice; two-; double : dichromatic.
• Chemistry containing two atoms, molecules, or groups of a specified kind : dioxide.
ORIGIN from Greek dis ‘twice.’
di- 2
variant spelling of dis- before l, m, n, r, s (followed by a consonant), and v; also often before g, and sometimes before j.
ORIGIN from Latin.
di- 3
variant spelling of dia- before a vowel (as in dielectric).
dia- (also di- before a vowel)
1 through; across : diameter | diaphanous | diuretic.
2 apart : diakinesis.
ORIGIN from Greek dia ‘through.’
drill instructor.


thank you )


thank you )


hi james sir…

i love to watch ur lesson.. its very useful to d learners like me.. i like ur way of teaching each lesson differently


i never went to an english course, and a speak better than a lot of teacher here in brazil !!!! I’m self learning ….
I,d like to contact you by msn ( elsonfarol@hotmail.com) add me there..
by lol

elson cardoso

I like your teaching style. I like the worm it’s cool! Your so funny it makes learning fun.Thank you for teaching on this site!


Thank you James for your useful and attractive lessons. Best regards to all the teachers of this wonderful site.


James, you are a great teacher, everything is clear with your explanations and you do it in a funny and accesible way! thanks a lot! I will be loking forward for your lessons


i love that site toooooo much very interresting site thnak u guys


thank you very much


Hello !!! great Lesson!!!!thanks

Do you give a private lessons on skype???


i’m really like’n pyramid kind of thing


James good! His performance as a teacher is great, always manages to explain very clearly. thks.


Fantastic lesson!
Really so interesting!
Congratulation teacher!


I’m learning a lot with you! Thank you


Thank you James! Beneath is a new word to me, I catched the meaning.


Thanks James


Hi James!
My name’s Maria. I am from Greece.I have been studying English lessons for two years. I speak fluently French and if it is not too late…,i would like to learn English language as an educated native speaker…
I really enjoy your teaching!! I am sure you can help me…!
Bytheway ! Averta (like “vert” in Greek language means “a lot” ) .
Have you ever been to Greece?


Thanks again James for your wonderful lessons. I always take down in my notes all the vocabulary that you’ve shared in all your videos. I’m so glad to hear your voice again. You spoked fasted, but it doesn’t matter. Happy day James.


It was my second video from James, 1st I watched PORT roots. I scored 5 out of 5 in my quiz. Great! From where can I get more ‘root’ videos. Those are very useful.


you should have few more questions in some quizzes to cover all the words…..and some lessons doesn’t have quiz which is bad…please keep them….




Taking notes with “con-“, “per-“, “di-“, “sub-“, and “re-“, then I can memorize their meanings and explore words with these prefixes. Thanks a lot, teacher James from Engvid, as always a good and interesting explanation.


I don’t know, what to say. God, mmm… sorry, very good lesson!:)


Thank you for giving latin roots. It makes very clear everithyng.
Thank you funny guy. Pyramids learning is very original way of memorysing
Than you James




5/5. thanks


of course James,there is comfort from Communism to Capitalism and democracy, I agree with you,I know it because I suffered it(communism and bad called socialism) in my own skin. And now I am a happy person in the capitalism, learning English after the 37 years old.

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