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Thanks. It’s very helpful for me :D

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    The lesson helped me to understand much better how to use these two modal verbs properly.

    Knowing the boundaries of meaning of modal verbs helps a great deal understand their use.

    Regards

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thank you very much , you are good teacher.
best regardes , Finland
FF

Gali

Hello there…….thanks for teaching n thanks for all videos. U All teachers are great n very helpful.i just want to ask u i have good command over english grammer but i m still cant speak properly i want to speak fluent english. can u give me some suggestions or tips for speaking fluent english. i’ll be very thankfull to u.
Namaste
bye
caps from India

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    Here’s an advice: try role-playing. For instance, get a good movie on DVD, set the language and the subtitles to English (or better, get the movie script off the Internet), and try speaking as actors do. Then, when you’ll know whole dialogues by heart, try ‘acting’ the scenes as naturally as possible. Remember to turn the subtitles off, or you’ll end up looking at people’s feet in everyday’s life! ;-) Joking…

    Mauro

thanks but I would like to know what the different between make , do and take

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Thank you

000

Thank you.Thanks for all videos.

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you are great teacher. i like your video lesson.thank you very much

ganzaya

Bravo !

Big thanks, teacher !
It’s somewhat helpful..

U guys r great !
I love this website !!

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thanks alot.im live in vietnam.so difficult to meet foreign people when i want to practice my english.

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I’d like to say thanks a lot for your work !

sonic

James you’re cruel, how can you say : “you should always were condom”, what is my pewe:))sausage. Well you know I’m kidding, I always were at least one in my wallet. For me (you’re the best means redundancy) so I shall say just you’re James, and I hope you will post in a lesson, something about will and shall. You shall do this because many people make promises without knowing. I will watching you:d

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hi James.. I respect all teachers there but u still the best teacher .thank you for everything u gave us and i hope to explain Wish basic and If the third base and when we can use it .
Thank u
sincere Abeer

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Thanks James..it helps a lot in the correct usage of modal in our daily speech.
sincere anwesha.

anwesha

Thanks James. Your lesson are very interesting and helpful.

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Awesome, you did great.

seoulkorea

James I work as an English teacher in my town,in Kosovo,I am graduted in English Deaprtment,in Kosovo.I work for 7 years,I use different methods in teaching,but your methods of teaching are very intersting and very exciting for student or leraners,creating a positive atmosfere in class.

Best wishes

valon

Thanks… for theaching that lessons. I love this web site a lot. Your lessons very helpful for me…

AHMET CEVDET YEDIYILDIZ

thank’s james you are great man thank’s alot

Aslam

I like when you explain each lesson
thank you James.

Pavoreal

Hi James,

That was excellent.

I am actually having problems with: Modals of Deduction…any help or lesson would be great.

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James, where is the quiz? It’s a good example of deviation of expectation, haha. You’d better prepare a quiz, when you say that there’ll be a quiz. :) you shouldn’t joke about it !

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Wow, I liked that so much… Specially because I teach English here in Brasil, so it’s very helpful for me when I have to prepare my classes!!!

Thanks!!!

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your examples are amazing!!!! COngratulations

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Hi james, your lessons are really exciting. I have a question: is this sentence right or wrong? “In English, modals are used to express possibility” I think it should be “In English, modals are used to expressing possibility”.

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    well on general terms its the present simple tense. Its used this way over and over (Present simple = repeated actions or habits)

    jarrod

THANKS TEACHER THANKS AGAIN

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Guys, I still didn’t catch what a strange snake James drew)what’s the connection between it and a drink?)explain it to me please)

Kate

    hello kate,
    it simply means: Overdrinking alcoholic drinks could kill you…like a venom of a snake.

    WINTER

Hello,
welcome back nice guy, how are you doing? I wish you have a nice health. Let me tell you something that no one tell you about, I think there are some friends tell you about what is hidden in my heart to you is I love you so much really, because you’re kind nice gracious man really that what I can say only, if I complete I’m ganna cry, so please don’t teach anymore hahaha I know that you believed my crying, but please don’t worry I’m just kidding with you no problem I’m ok now just go away otherwise; I will cry over and over again. I’m so sorry for making a long paragraph. Thanks alot guy.

Best wishes.

Abdulaziz

I see you write “it’s base form” instead of “its base form”, it’s not correct, right? ;-)

Mauro

thank you alot of

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C-O-O-O-L!!!

gala

thanku

neil

damn baby

adam arif

thanks you so much and you guys are the best

aladdin

hi

aladdin

really that’s the best site i had ever seen

ahmed mohamed mohamed

thank for Jame’s good lesson. i hope u can help me to improve my english more, please. i love learning english. thanks

tiana

that video is very help me that is good video site

JOON

thank you . you are very good teacher and that is
the best way which we can learn from

mahmoud

where is a quiz to be tested? I should do it…. i´d better made it

Sergio

i got the quiz, I´d better change my glasses

Sergio

wow!that one of the best side i had visited thank u for your dedication

ivette

where is a quiz? :O

bianca

I learned that when I talking about peopIe, I could use “She” (for female) or “He” (for male). When I talking about things, I should use “It”.
This expression you wrote “You’d better take drink. HE will kill you!”, according I learned, is wrong . Can I substitute “drink” with “He” “as in your sentence?

Airton

we love you James, you are the best teacher! :)

mushahid hussain

good

alie

Hi James thanks for the Vid…why do you usse Had better? I guess in american english we just use …you better….what is the difference? thanks…you also have any links on prepositions other than In on, or at?

jarrod

Great! so interesting teaching. I love’s it.
useful english

Nev

It is very helpful for me……….

charles(laptop)

sir James u have a great illustration,,,, but what circle E’s means?

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thanks alot,I really love the way you teach,that’so fun and helpful,it can make everyone understand easily.

lee

Dear sir
hi sir i hope so you will be fine i got your tips and alhamdulilah i improve myself god bless you and keep it up thanx a lot sir……

Muntazir.hussain

hi Mr james, you are a good teacher i will take all your advice hopping to be like you i hope some day i take one of your lessons online thank you very much Mr

hamana

it`s a piety, that you don`t have mp3 files to liesten your lessons

igor

thank u.

samira

Love it, amazing and entertaining. I which you had taught me at school

Adrian

I AM NEW HERE AND I THINK YOU ARE AN EXCELLENT TEACHER JAMES, KEEP IT LIKE THAT

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Hi James, it’s nice to meet you!
I’m a newcomer at this site and I find it very helpful. So far I’ve watched about 30 of your short lessons and I really like your style of teaching, basically your easy to understand explanation and interesting examples + illustrations (you are really good at them) + impersonation that makes me feel like I am really sitting in the front row of that classroom, like I really am your student.
The only request to you would be to give examples to each case you mention the particular word is used in. For instance, if you say that modal verb SHOULD is used both when it’s a right thing to do and when there’s a deviation of expectation, then, please, give us a sentence to each situation.
Thanks for your attention!
Helen

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Thank you…. India.

Suresh Kaudi

YOU ARE THE BEST!

ROSS

awosome

afnan

Hi James,
You like draw the three little asses before the engvid.com at the end of each lessons.

Student

It’s important lesson, Thank you :)

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Thank you

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Thank you very much James

aylin

Hi James!
Hope u r good. U r a very talented teacher and i like the way u teach, but u should’nt be vulgar in ur videos coz teachers r role models 4 the students..Hope u won’t mind,thank u.

Ihsan

Thank you James
you are the one…

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Thank you. I’m working with Modals In class right now . so is really helpfull

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Thank you….:)

RAHUL

I wanted to take the Quiz but it was not there.. thanks for the lesson…

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Hey ! James great to see you again with this lesson. Very good way of making things simple for learning and understanding.. I love you too teacher (bro !) God Bless you

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You are such a fab teacher whom like i had never ever seen in my life….Learning from is a great pleasure… :)

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I had better learn modal verbs, or I will never learn english grammar. This was useful, thanks.

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HEY JAMES I GET CONFUSE WITH D had better CUZ I DONT UNDERSTAND IF D HAD IS PARTICIPLE OR WHAT IT JUST DOESNT MAKE SENSE TO ME

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thank you, I find it very helpful.

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hey guys,im new here, how could i download the videos?

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    Hi, I’m new too. Maybe you can try to copy the link and then paste to en.savefrom.net. Hope this usefull.

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Thank you very much for the video!! ;)

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I like your way of teach English. Very good lesson. But, where is the quiz? I think we need some practices.

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this is very useful lesson. I’ve really learnt some new things. Thanks James.

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Thanks James, I like this lesson.

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Hello James! Thank you for your help.

Best,
John

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Thank you…

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Nice lesson. Thanks

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Thank you very much

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First of all It is very useful lesson, by the way I got modals. We had better study hardly. Thumbs Up!

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thanks a lots teacher.thats really meaningful for us as a students.by the way you r a good teacher.thanks again

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ohh, come on, where he put the questions?

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Thanks

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Very useful to review the concepts with modal verbs, specially with “had better” because his specific meaning is difficult to understand sometimes. Thanks teacher James from EngVid.

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You are the best teacher ever, really!!! I learn a lot of english with your classes.

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Thank you! This lesson is very useful.

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    This is a very useful lesson.

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Thanks!

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thanks

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Thanks James! for this new lesson. even if you had better give us more quiz.

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