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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.
'How come?' has the same meaning as 'why?'.

'How come?' is very formal English.

You are late again. How ________?

Choose the correct sentence.

Choose the correct sentence.

Why _______ you take the bus to work?

How come ________ watches so much TV?

Is the following sentence correct?: "How came you went to Cambodia last year?"

"How come?" is wrong. There always needs to be a subject and a verb after "How come".

We can only use "How come?" when we are talking to children.


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good to learn.

Monday, November 6th 2017

thank you

Monday, November 6th 2017

    Hello Paatzinha,
    Can I practice oral English with you?

    Sunday, November 12th 2017

thank you the best teacher, please need more videos

Monday, November 6th 2017

Thank you

Monday, November 6th 2017

thank you, Emma.

Monday, November 6th 2017

Thank you. You are a very good teacher.

Monday, November 6th 2017

Thank you so much!!! :)

Monday, November 6th 2017

It is very easy expression but very important ,before l didn’t know this expression,but now l get it .Thank you ,Emma.0.0 0.0

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

What about question 7 ?

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

    Can you tell the question also please ? so somebody can answer it. If possible please elaborate what is your question

    Friday, November 10th 2017

Nice tip to be more diversity! And it feels like we have the same meaning in my language. Thanks for small but important lesson.

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

thank you ~`!

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Thanks for your nice help, if you could provide more complicated question it would be better for us.

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

great… thank you for these lessons…

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

As usual, I got 10 out of 10 ,
I like Emma’s way in teaching English, how come ?
do you know the reason?

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

thank you Emma.

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Thank you

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

How come you are so good in English teaching?

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Thank you Emma!
Good to know, this theme was very new for me!

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

I have learned “what for” also meant “why” when I was a school student.

But I don’t remember How I can use “what for.”
How do you use it?

What for you study English?
or
You Study English. What for?

My English is correct?

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

i love you

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

You got 9 correct out of 10.

Thank you

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Thank you Emma

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Thank you, Emma! Very good explanation.

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

thank you Miss Emma

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

It’s a good lesson….!!!

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Thank you

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

thanks … useful

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Thanks Emma!!Nice lesson ;)

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

very good

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

thanks, I get it. nice lesson

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

liked the video!

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

I got 10 correct out of 10
Thank you

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

my fist lesson, I get 90, but, is this beginner?

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

    This is rated as both beginner and intermediate! If you just want to look at intermediate lessons, click here.

    Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thanks, Emma again for the fantastic lesson, How come I didn’t start the lesson with the engVid sooner.

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

thank you so much for this lesson!, I understand the use of ” how come” I apprecied it

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Thank you, teacher. I learn a lot from your videos.

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

I’m got 9 out of 10. Thank you, Emma!

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

today i learnt new word

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Thanks alot,Emma.You are my favourite teacher.

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Congratulations very useful.

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

thank you…

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Very nice teacher you r!
I m really getting improved through ur leasson.
Thank u so much emma !

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

    And also thanks to EngVid for brought these types of lesson to us.

    Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Great lesson. I got 10/10. ☺ Thanks a lot.

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Hi Teacher, I heard this expression (How come?) before, but until now, I know can be use it like “why”, thanks for this useful lesson.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Hi Emma.
How come you never answer the comments.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Hi! I’m new member here. Do you live class in English? please mention the time

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thank you for useful lesson :)

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thank you teacher, I leared more on your lessons

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

SEVEN MISTAKES

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

10/10.Thanks!

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thank you

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

10/10! thanks, Emma!

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thank you for useful lesson!I don’t understand all, but I will try again.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thanks

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Congratulacions!

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

I got 10 correct out of 10! and it is the first time im here by the way the lesson about How come was useful and interesting so thank you very much Emma.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thank you very much Emma. Congrats for your good work!

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

thank you so much my best teacher about this important expression.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Hi Emma, great video thanks.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Hi, i love doing the quizzes. 10/10 thank you

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Congrats emma you always do the best :) its really helpful for my conversational english. I’ll try to keep it in my mind and use.Have a great day.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thanks alot

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

really it’s a nice lesson ..thanks a lot, dear Emma
what makes wonder is how the slang English resemble the slang Arabic, we have the same word her in Syria that we use it just in speaking and not in formal writing it’s called ( ليش ) which mean ( لماذا ) which mean why in English

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

thank you teacher.got 9/10.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

so gôd

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Emma thank you for new learnings.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

thank you, Emma.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

How come you are so good at teaching English? Thank you.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thanks alot great Teacher Emma teaching very clear made me got 100% at 10 point sure follow you at next lesson again and again…Thank you

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thank you Emma

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thanks Emma

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thank you, my teacher.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Great lesson!

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Thank you, teacher
Thanks a lot
Thanks so much on biggest effort is fabulous.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017

thank you so much Emma

Thursday, November 9th 2017

Thank you Emma.

Thursday, November 9th 2017

Thank u so much.
Can I use ” How come ” in writting?
sorry my listening is not good, thank you again

Thursday, November 9th 2017

I used to say ”How can” instead of ”How come” befor I watch This video
a million thanks EMMA

Thursday, November 9th 2017

Thank you for a unique phrase, Ms. Emma.

Thursday, November 9th 2017

its helpful and giving quiez system students can test them istently, thanks emma :*

Thursday, November 9th 2017

its helpful an giving quiez system students can test themselves instently. Thanks emma

Thursday, November 9th 2017

For informal English “How come” is an excellent alternative instead of “Why”.

Thanks a lot Emma

Thursday, November 9th 2017

God bless you Emma for your effort to teaching other people.Your lessons are very relaxing for me.

Thursday, November 9th 2017

Thank you very much my teacher.Great lesson Thanks a lot

Thursday, November 9th 2017

thanks emma for this great lesson
btw 10/10

Thursday, November 9th 2017

Thank you, Emma. I didn’t know the correct usage of “how come”. Very useful lesson!

Thursday, November 9th 2017

Thank you teacher Emma.

Thursday, November 9th 2017

thank you. very useful

Friday, November 10th 2017

learned something new…. so interesting

Friday, November 10th 2017

:) thanks!

Friday, November 10th 2017

Thank you, Emma

Friday, November 10th 2017

Please help. How to change this.

Why are you late?

Is it correct?

How come are you late?

Saturday, November 11th 2017

Think you so mach

Saturday, November 11th 2017

T
hank you

Saturday, November 11th 2017

Thank you, Emma!

Saturday, November 11th 2017

Thank you so much, Emma and great lesson!

Saturday, November 11th 2017

thanks mis Emma!

Saturday, November 11th 2017

Thank you Emma! I love your lessons…

Saturday, November 11th 2017

thanks you,this is new for me,

Saturday, November 11th 2017

i really loved your lesson.thankyou verrrrrrrrrry much emma

Sunday, November 12th 2017

Thank you teacher

Sunday, November 12th 2017

That’s great :)

Sunday, November 12th 2017

It help me to learn English well.

Sunday, November 12th 2017

Thank you, teacher

Sunday, November 12th 2017

Thank you! You wery cool teacher!

Monday, November 13th 2017

Thanks very much

Monday, November 13th 2017

thanks for this lesson, it is very interesting.

Monday, November 13th 2017

Thank you,Emma.

Monday, November 13th 2017

thank you today i learn something

Tuesday, November 14th 2017

80% . Thanks for lesson Emma 😄

Tuesday, November 14th 2017

Superb

Tuesday, November 14th 2017

It is the first time I use “How come”
Thank you very much for teaching.

Tuesday, November 14th 2017

Nice to learn that. I was confused when i heard it in movies.

Tuesday, November 14th 2017

Thanks. 80

Tuesday, November 14th 2017

Thanks for your teach ^^

Wednesday, November 15th 2017

Thanks for your teach

Wednesday, November 15th 2017

a good point

Wednesday, November 15th 2017

Thank you

Wednesday, November 15th 2017

Omg I so happy to know that we can chat the word WHY by HOW COME! Thank you Emma to help

Wednesday, November 15th 2017

Thanks and nice job

Wednesday, November 15th 2017

thanks, that’s nice.

Wednesday, November 15th 2017

Good lesson ..thanks a lot..

Thursday, November 16th 2017

Good practice

Thursday, November 16th 2017

Thanks alot

Thursday, November 16th 2017

Excellent teacher good job.

Thursday, November 16th 2017

thanks for your nice teaching

Thursday, November 16th 2017

Hi Emma I’m enjoying your classes.
thanks

Thursday, November 16th 2017

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Friday, November 17th 2017

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Friday, November 17th 2017

Thank you

Friday, November 17th 2017

Thanks, teacher Emma !!

Friday, November 17th 2017

Thanks a lot for your lessons!

Friday, November 17th 2017

Teacher Emma is my favorite teacher. Thanks. Emma I wish you long life and prosperity

Saturday, November 18th 2017
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