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88 COMMENTS

Hi Ronnie!! Hope doing well! I watched this full video. I just want let you know, in my personal opinion, there are two small mistakes about two words (I’m Spanish speaker, from Mexico)

FAUSTOMAF

    which words?

    SERGIODAVID0

Hi Ronnie. It’s always a pleasure watching videos you make. I’ve learnt a lot of english. Thanks so much. I enjoy it. And you are funny.:-)

ignacio MR

Hello Ronnie. How are you?

Eve2x

First one, COMPROMISO, in Spanish it means, “Whit promes to doing something.” Basically it’s when you have or must accomplish a promes you made by moral obligation.

Second one, GROSERIA, that it’s easy, it means “bad words” other words it’s using rudeness or vulgarity.

Thanks a lot your helping.

FAUSTOMAF

    It´s true, compromiso and groseria have a meaning totally different in spanish. the rest it is ok, thanks for the video. Ronni your pronunciation in spanish is very well

    YEIMERSON

      I agree

      cmacia

It was funny…groseria, it doesn’t mean a store to buy groceries…..Groceria means a bad word, something rud, offensive or vulgar. Your videos are amazing, thanks!!

Clauve

Hahahaha I´d never laughed so much with an EngVid lesson before!!!
All Spanish people have made some of these mistakes sometime, specially sensible-sensitive.
But I also learned a Spanish word: “grosería”. For Spanish speakers, “grosería” means rude word, impolite word, and “tuna” in Spanish is also a student music group that plays on the street XD
Only one more to add to the list: Fabric in English means cloth, and we have “fábrica”, which means factory.
Thanks a lot for this video. I really love your Spanish accent. All EngVid followers from Spain hope to see a second part of this video :)

knopfler86

Hi, Ronnie. Could you make a video “Top 10 English mistakes Russian speakers make in English’? Lol

Valery teacher

thanks Ronnie

ahmeddel

Dear Valery teacher, you can watch many materials in the You Tube where Russian people are trying to speak English. Their pronunciation is horrible. But one word came to English that’s siloviki. They can’t give to the world no kind. Thanks Ronine for interesting lesson.

gvardiola

Sorry correct is Ronnie.

gvardiola

How to start, I want to learn English

Md asghar

oops I mean come some of the people don’t speak Espanol I mean Spanish didn’t the see they title of Ronnie vid anyway.

john-paul

    francis, please make one long comment instead of many short ones! Take a moment to read over your comment before you post, and you won’t have to go back and correct yourself.

    engVid Moderator

how do they know spanish

john-paul

Thanks a lot Ronnie. Your videos are so funny and I would like to be your friend too

ernestoi

I just wanted to say thanks

john-paul

Hi! I’m afraid there are two mistakes about the meaning of compromise and grosería. At least, in Argentina, we use these words with similar sense. Thanks for a lot of usefull lessons and the best wishes to the Engvid team.

elybeth

THank you Ronnie…!!!

Gracias…!!!

Jakub Alvarez

Hello dear Ronnie.I am really glad to listen and watch your lessons.I have question.NEITHER,NOT ALL,NONE OF,NO.What are the difference among these negative verb?Are there other negative words as these words.I hope that you will understand what I mean.Thanks in advance)

Nubar Abdullayeva

Hi Ronnie, since a watched your first video in Youtube I can’t stop to see you. It’s very important for me this website thank you so much and hope more lessons like this.

Oscar16

Thank you for informative lesson! I used to study Spanish at school but I am so bad at it.

ndashio

Thank U Ronnie!

Raymond1954

Hey, Ronnie… Your classes are very interesting always. Thank you for this video. Some words are similar in spanish and portuguese… we also have false friends, here called “falsos cognatos”. See you.

c062893

Really, really curious topic, false friends or cognates, how many times have we had the same form with different meanings? I can count them and I wouldn’t finish them because of they are so long that I would need so much time to remember so many words similar in each one language. Spanish vs English would mean “Spanglish”, a new form to communicate in a hybrid language. Jokes apart, isn’t it? Anyway, thanks a lot, teacher Ronnie, you explain to us how to understand better the difficulties of the English language, also compared with another language, not only Spanish.

angardiobel

If anyone wants to learn Spanish I can teach

Fralbeba

Hello Ronnie.

This is Olman Mencía from Honduras in Central America. I’m a Spanish native speaker.

Your video is really nice and I really like it, but there is a little issue with the word ‘Grosería’ that means ‘Rudeness’ in English.

Some Spanish speakers when they are learning English confuse the meaning with the English word ‘grocery’ that as a noun means: ‘a grocer’s store or business’.

The meaning for ‘grocery’ in Spanish is: ‘Tienda de comestibles’, we have other translations like: ‘Almacen’ or ‘Tienda de abarrotes’ as well.

Sincerely,

Olman Mencía B.

olhmb

Hi Ronnie! I really like & enjoy so much your videos. I like your teaching way, it’s too fruitful for me.
But in this video you made a mistake about the word “grosería”, because its mean is not “STORE TO BUY FOOD”, it mean “BAD WORD” or “BAD TREATMENT TO SOMEONE”
I hope don’t make me wrong, and if I made a mistake in this comment, please excuse me, I’m just an english beginner

Dilson Palmera

    Sorry!! I made a mistake, it’s not “BAD WORD” it is “RUDE WORD”.

    Dilson Palmera

Very good, Ronnie! I’ll be waiting for the “False Friends Portuguese Edition”. Bye!

Júlio César L Sousa

Hi Ronnie! You made me searched the word grosería in the dictionary hahaha, anyway, thanks for the lesson.

fernando vaz

Ronnie I love youuuu!!!

Ana Piluca

Hi, very good lesson. Something about “groserìa”, it mean: do something not polite, ok. Thanks to Envid, you are wonderful.

Frank

Hi mam. Iam vinod from india i want know difference b/w drink and take. Confusions – (i take tea or i drink tea,juice, milk etc)

vinod tomar

Thanks Ronnie. Despite the lesson to be just to Spanish speaksers, We also could use it a bit for Portuguese speakers, there are some words, that it is not write equal, but it’s similar. Cheers

Fernando Moreira

YES, I´m waiting for the PORTUGUESE EDITION

Claudio da Costa

Thanks Ronnie, great lesson

Jzero00

I like to your English

rameshmodi

Hi Ronie I loved it, see you next video.

fflaviops

Hi everybody

Donya34

I liked very much this lesson, I love study english tanks Ronnie!

Francisco Carlos

Ronnie, I’m amazed at you, you’re so funny and I really enjoy learning with your lessons. Hope you upload more and more videos.

victorleonF

I enjoyed and learn a lot from Ronnie video it is very useful and this is the best approach to Teach English as a foreign language.

Thank you
Ronnie

yikdem

Hi Ronnie . I am from Iraq . And i love you sooooooo much . I like your style in teaching . And i hope be beter in English Language by your lessons. All i wish to speak to you directly . Really i told all my family about your kindness in theaching . Thank you so much again.

Iraqi_Student

I got 9 of 9, Very funny Ronnie!

angeluis81

I got it.

jalipo

    hi man

    Cleison Vargas Machado

Hi Ronnie .im vinod. I have confusion in two sentences. Look at front and look in front can you please explain me.

vinod tomar

thank you!

walber

thanks a lot

tareq8892.tn@gmail.com

thanks Ronnie

octarving267

Hi Ronnie! False friends are really confusing but you helped us to understand one more time. Thank you very much!

Isaias Menezes Silva

Hi Ronnie,
I still don’t understand about use auxiliaries verbs and verb TO BE. I want you to explain me about this.
-When we use auxiliaries (Do) in sentences as question form?
-When we use verb TO BE ( am, is ,and are) in sentences as question form?

Leng Samkol

Hi Ronnie!
I love your way to teaching, you are very smart and I love you.
I wanna tell you that you are wrong with the word “GROSERIA” I am a Spanish speaker and it means a “BAD WORD” “AN INSULT”.
That’s all.
love; me♥

Stid Cardenas

Thank you very much,Ronnie

Carmenrosaramirez

Hi Ronnie…thank you very mach.

Saidmosavi

Hi Ronnie! Thank you very much. I love your videos and I’m waiting for the Portuguese edition.
what about to make a video with words like retired and retarded? Once I said “I was retarded instead retired!kkk

Estela Santos

Thank you very much,Ronnie, From Perú

Leoricky

hi!, Ronnie have a good day.. excelent words!

dorantes

Ty so much for the explanation…

Jonathan Ortiz Salazar

tq ronnie.you the best ever teacher

Hairie

Hi Ronnie, in Spanish we have the word ‘asalto’ whish sounds quite similar to ‘assault’, but they have a very different meaning, ‘asalto’ means robbery, ‘assault’ means attack or a violent action.

antonioSan

Ronnie you are a great teacher! so funny ^-^

Mary Cristina

Thank’s Ronnie you the best

LUKMAN BARNAWI

Thanks

Muhammadomer

Hello , I want to know how to talk with the reception ( in different places like hotel office hospital etc.)and how to start conversation with them?

kanwalsagoo26@gmail.com

Sorry. It wasn’t easy for me.😞
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Enas9999

Very good lesson.Thanks.

zigmund

Thanks a lot Ronnie, your video is really interesting.

Lkinter1

in my country, another false friend is ‘Librería’ which means ‘bookstore and/or desktop items store’, whereas ‘Library’ means in Spanish ‘Biblioteca’ as an institution where there are books to read, study, or borrow them under special conditions.
Thank you Ronnie.

Lkinter1

Compromiso would be more like Commitment.

vkgc

and the spanish word despacito

sosso15

thanks Ronnie

Santi1976

I always enjoy your videos Ronnie.
A brief observation though: ‘grosería’ would not be a store, but it’d be a cuz word or a rude behavior.

Have an amazing day :D

Rubenturer0

Thanks a lot.

miriam.cordeiro

Hi Ronnie! The video has some mistakes, tuna is also the same fish,you can say atun too. Groseria is a bad word and in my country compromiso is something important you have to do related to an event you’ve said you’ll go or a meeting, is also when you give your word for someone, I did a copromiso” with her to go therapy/ to take care of the kids.

emilyfamilia

Thats why some Spanish speakers are confused with compromise because in some situations is like an agreement too

emilyfamilia

Thanks Ronnie you’re the best.

musasahoneh4

Thanks Ronnie

haithamali74

Hi Ronnie
I wanna tell you that you are wrong with the word “GROSERIA”in Colombia it means a “AN INSULT”.

minena

Thanks, Dear Ronnie! I’m a beginner for learning English, I choose your lessons from the whole of them. Today, I have got another sentence, “baby, please don’t pick your nose, it’s so disgusting!” My kids like to play this game now,I don’t why. I have made a plan that leaving a comment after listening to your lesson. I believe my English will improve.

ivyliu

i loved this lesson

jessicaflores

Thanks Ronnie. This was just I needed. In fact I’m making a list of confusing words for Spanish people like “actually”, “realize”, “clue”,” terrific” an so on. But I think “compromiso” also means agreement . And “Tuna” ,in Spain, is called “higo chumbo” when we are speaking about fruit. Tuna also means a musical group from University who sings popular songs like ” Clavelitos”

sofema

Are you the best Roney, but groseria in Spanich is more used to a bad word,groceria is like to liquor store.
thank you for your classes

guadalupe0706

embarazoso, sensato y tuno es similar. Aunque casi no se usa en español

franjaom
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