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easy quiz

Profile photo of ahmedalameer94 ahmedalameer94

    thanks soo much mr. adam,but am wondering how we pronounce two litter in one word for example
    jugged the gg sound in this word we should pronounce it gg or long g ? i hope you understand my question
    thanks again and take care ^_^

    Profile photo of BOB FAISAL BOB FAISAL

      Hi Bob,

      Generally speaking, when you see a double consonant like gg, pronounce it as you would a hard form of that consonant. For gg,pronounce it like a hard g, as in gun. jogged- the j and g are soft and hard respectively.

      In lesson, lessen, and listen, the s sounds the same.

      Does that help?

      Profile photo of Adam Adam

        hi teacher Adam, how sound words ending in “sts”, like:
        tests
        guests

        thanks

        Profile photo of AlfredMz AlfredMz

        It is very helpful, thanks dear teacher.

        Profile photo of Bah Hady Bodie Bah Hady Bodie

        that’s very good enough

        Profile photo of Yahya Hasan Yahya Hasan

    These words are very frequently we are using,but need to pronounce on right way

    Profile photo of kunasahoo kunasahoo

    Hello Dear Adam,

    You are good. One problem i can not see your writing properly.

    Thanks
    Sheper Ahmed

    Profile photo of Sheper Ahmed Sheper Ahmed

      I want to learn english. Also i want to do IELTS but i am very weak in Englsih. Could help me.

      Thanks
      Sheper Ahmed

      Profile photo of Sheper Ahmed Sheper Ahmed

        Hi Sheper,

        Have you tried watching on full screen? that usually makes it easier to see.

        As for IELTS, build your vocab- read, read, read. Once you have a good vocab, all the other elements will become easier.

        Let me know if you have specific issues though. Maybe I can help.

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    Sir can you tell me posted how to pronounce superstition?

    Profile photo of Soomroshahnawaz767@gmail.com Soomroshahnawaz767@gmail.com

I have a question: which one is the correct sentence: God bless you or God blesses you. and why. thanks for your help.

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    Hi John.

    It’s God bless you. The idea is that I wish blessings for you, so (may) God bless you.

    Does that help?

    Profile photo of Adam Adam

    God Bless you.

    Profile photo of fatehazka fatehazka

Very important lesson, Mr. Adam. A lot of people that learn English don’t know those different sounds of |ed| here in Brazil.

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    I agree with you. This lesson is very helpful.
    Thanks Mr. Adam.

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yes,I’m agree too.

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In reality, people usually speak fluenly and pronounce ‘ed’ very fast. It’s difficult to hear it. The lesson is very good. Thanks Mr. Adams very much. :)

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Interesting lesson, thank you teacher….

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It is difficult for me How do I know t d id

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    Hi Ukrit,

    It’s a matter of practice- the more you listen to native English, the more you’ll be able to hear the different sounds.

    Say out loud: I want to.
    I wanted to.
    The extra syllable in the second sentence might make all the difference in the context of a speech.

    Watch the video a few times until you can hear the differences clearly.

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I sorry I cann’t understand all what you said

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    My suggestion is to have a translate software or dictionary and use it every time. Expand your vocabulary day by day then you will be good. Good luck!

    Profile photo of ゞ(≧▽≦*)o ゞ(≧▽≦*)o

It’s great and very helpful! Thank you very much Adam

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now it’s everything so easy!!!!I should know it before..thanks

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I was confused a little. But your lesson was helpful and interesting. Thank you Adam :)

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Could u make a video on how to pronounce “u” and “u:”? and is there a rule when they are pronounced ? for example, “boot” is “bu:t” but “book” is “buk”

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    Hi Icedtroid,

    There isn’t a rule to apply to all words, I’m afraid. However, a good dictionary will include a phonetic spelling of words. You can check individual words to know which way to pronounce these two letters.

    Hope that helps a little.

    Profile photo of Adam Adam

Thanks got only 50%.

Profile photo of Abdul Qayum Abdul Qayum

    Don´t worry Abdul!!! Pronunciation is difficult to master. Practice makes the difference.

    Regards

    Profile photo of Regino Regino

      Indeed :)

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Good job, Man!

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7/10. I founded that I haven’t ended has I began. The last three were wronged.

Profile photo of Jorge Pedroso Jorge Pedroso

Thanks a lot Mr.Adam…this lesson was very helpful for me.
God bless

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thank you mr.adam
this lesson was benefit to me

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I liked this rule of thumb. No doubt that it will help my pronunciation of words ending in -ed. Thanks Adam.

Profile photo of Luiz Alberto Luiz Alberto

The past form of (find) is (found) not (founded) … what do you mean when you say (founded)

Profile photo of Salma1995 Salma1995

    Salma, the word founded – it’s past participle of the word “found”, the synonym of the word “establish”

    Profile photo of AlexSem AlexSem

    Yes, completely true, an awful mistake I made. I only thought about that immediately after I post it. Anyway I am still learning, so I make many mistakes.

    Profile photo of Jorge Pedroso Jorge Pedroso

    I want to ask the same question , but about why fined ?

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    Hi Salma,

    Alex is correct. To found means to establish something. We use it especially with institutions (like schools, NGOs, etc.). It can also mean started, in the same contexts.

    Profile photo of Adam Adam

Thought that it was easy, not much. Must more training. Thanks Adam

Profile photo of Arshad.M Arshad.M

Very cool. This is my first day

Profile photo of ROBERT SALLINGER ROBERT SALLINGER

It is a little bit confused to me .
thanks Adam

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not as easy as I thought ,I gonna do it again , thanks Adam

Profile photo of jean-pierre jean-pierre

When I was study english , my teacher said ” when the verb end in ‘ed ‘ in the past tense , it pronounce always like ‘ t ‘ ” . Now I know there is different depend on the last letter in the word .
Thank you adam .

Profile photo of AmaniAljabri AmaniAljabri

wow 10/10 :D that mean I understood the lesson ;)
Thank’s for you advice Adam I really appreciate it! I’ll be on touch so you can see the progress ;).

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Thank you for lesson!

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Excelent explanation.
I got a %100

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thank you so much .

Profile photo of mohamed Al alwany mohamed Al alwany

I’ve scored 9/10…. not too bad.
Sometimes I’ve been in serious trouble when I’m speaking someone because a bunch of words getting out my mouth pronounced badly. So, that’s a great lesson I’ll practice a lot to catch it in my mind.
Best regards Adam!

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Very useful lesson…thanks

Profile photo of FGuerreroL FGuerreroL

I got 60 but I thought it was all done.

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Very difficult for my tongue, but very helpful
Thanks Adam

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I don’t understand one thing. Could you explaine me please why we use “founded” with “ed”

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    I think it is regular verb found…

    Profile photo of vovchick vovchick

    Sorry!!!!!!! It is my mistake…..I should be very considerate

    Profile photo of vseiden vseiden

    Hi Vseiden,

    Just to make sure, to found means to establish, or start, especially with things such as institutions and such.

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Hey,guys! Iam first time here. I have a question. At this sentence: “I let my frends speak more than I” what must I use- I or ME at second part it. Thanks…

Profile photo of vovchick vovchick

    Hi vovchick. I think you should use “…more than I do.” as “…more than I speak.” But actually I’m not sure if you can shorten it for just “…I.” This I or ME thing is quite confusing for me too.

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      Oh,Thank You!!! I think I got it)

      Profile photo of vovchick vovchick

    I let my friends to speak more than myself.

    Profile photo of KATRIN777 KATRIN777

    Hi Vovchick,

    Katya is right. You are comparing verbs so need a verb in the second clause. …more that I do. And yes, you can shorten it to I, but that seems uncomfortable for most people, which is why you’ll often hear the incorrect ‘me’ ending.

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Hi Adam,Thank you for this lesson.it was easy. I got 10/10. How will we pronounce the ‘ed’ when the word ends with a vowel sound?

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    Hi Hilasou,

    Good question. Because nothing impedes (slows down, is an obstacle to) the tongue, we end the word with a ‘d’ sound. That being said, there are not many words that end with -ed that have a vowel before them, but:

    shoed (shod) the horse
    shooed away the birds
    freed the prisoner
    dyed the shirt
    etc.

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Thank you for the lesson! :) I was wrong just the answer 9th. I replied, ‘d’ instead of ‘t’.

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It’S SO EASY.. Do u have something more difficult than those words?

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our government have blocked youtube and I cant see Your videos… so may be goodbye Adam!!!

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    It was my provider but. So I can see You now! Excuse me for the trouble!

    Profile photo of KATRIN777 KATRIN777

      I’m glad you’re back Katrin :)

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        I’ve expected the joke from you Adam. But for me it was not really funny at the time.

        Profile photo of KATRIN777 KATRIN777

thanks adam! i apreciate you class :)

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How can I learn the lesson ? Tell me please .

Profile photo of Zhaoyi57 Zhaoyi57

    Hi Zhaoyi,

    You can watch the videos again a few times. You can also ask questions here.

    Profile photo of Adam Adam

Great lesson thank you Adam :)

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Letter w and h i don’t know. I’m very lovely with this page.

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    Yes, you are lovely Kongkea :)

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thank you very much teacher Adam.

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Would you think that video was hard?
I got 90 though, I have a important question for you
And I need you to answer that.

I’ve heard the pronunciation of WANTED sometimes is like
WANID or WANED.
Why happens that Mr. Adam?
I do hope you help me by writing about this.
Thanks and good luck.

Profile photo of LuisMoreno LuisMoreno

    Hi Luis,

    Think about Spanish ( I assume that’s your mother tongue. I apologize if I’m mistaken). If you speak Spanish very fast, some of the syllables in your words will mix into other syllables or disappear completely. The same thing happens in English (and every language for that matter). It’s a little bit laziness, and a little bit of a taking for granted that the listener will understand you even when you take shortcuts. Wanid is wanted without the trouble of an extra clicking of the tongue for the ‘t’. That’s all.
    think also of ‘want to’; many native speakers will say ‘wanna’ instead. Same idea.

    Profile photo of Adam Adam

It’s a wonderful lesson. More to be done.

Profile photo of ibaddo79 ibaddo79

    Always more to be done Ibaddo. :)

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Very good video. Thanks Adam for all these useful videos.They realy help me.
I want to suggest you to do a video for LOOK LIKE and LOOK AS IF. That’s something I’ve been wondering lately.However, I haven’t found anything related to that topic on the web.

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    I’ll see what I can do Boy17 :)

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It was great for me!!

Profile photo of JobaFurquim JobaFurquim

Also the verbs end in ( ch – sh – gh ) the (ed) ending pronounced as (t) in them

Profile photo of Salma1995 Salma1995

    You’re right Salma. Good point. I forgot to mention these :)

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    Thank you so much Adam for this lesson , Yes Salma you are right that’s why I wondered why I get 90 points in quiz I made a mistake in ‘Laughed’ , anyway Thank you all !

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I appreciate your efforts Mr.Adem

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Nice. I want moreee Thanks for your help

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Hi!
I’d like to ask what does “Jump off the page ” mean. I was watching a movie and there was this guy that wanted to be accepted at Harvard but he had to do something that the principal was requesting.
And what does “pop” in slang mean. Sometimes in Rap music they say “I like the way you pop…”
Thanks

Profile photo of henry19 henry19

    To “jump off the page” is to stand out, to be extraordinary or vivid. A really well-written story might have people in it that “jump off the page” — you can see them as real live humans, not just words on paper. But it is used more metaphorically as well.

    “Pop” is probably the dance style.

    Profile photo of engVid Moderator engVid Moderator

    Hi Henry,

    The principal wanted the kid to be amazing. He wanted a story that wasn’t bland and boring. he wanted the story to be special and make the reader feel like he was there. (that Vegas story was really good ;) )

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Hi, Mr.Adam. It’s been a long time no see! (I was busy for my semester study.)
Have a question about the word “jog”, which way is correct to say “I’m going to jogging?”, “I’m going to jog?”, “I went there for jogging?”, “I went there for jogged?”
Best regards!

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    Hi Bianlei,

    I hope you did well in your studies ;)

    Jog — jogged — jogging.

    I jog three times a week.
    I love to jog.
    I love jogging.
    I went jogging with my friend.
    I went there to jog.
    I went there for a jog.

    Does this help?

    Profile photo of Adam Adam

Good lesson, adam. I need pay attention in the next.

Profile photo of Ivo Crifar Ivo Crifar

Thank you Adam for the lesson. It was a nice review for me.

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Interesting lesson on pronunciation Adam. What I like most about it was the useful tips on how to pronounce the past tense marker. However,as you know, there is much more to it that meets the eye.

What would help a lot to pronounce correctly the past tense marker “-ed” – I think – is knowing the distinction between voiced and voiceless sounds. But that’s a topic for another pronunciation Video-lesson.

Thanks again Adam. Have a great weekend!!!

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    . . . talking about correctness Adam . . . did I use the expression “there is much more to it that meets the eye” correctly?

    Thanks in advance for your feedback.

    Profile photo of Regino Regino

      Hi Regino,

      Firstly, yes you did use the expression correctly. Except this is about hearing more than seeing, so it’s not as simple as all that. :)

      You’re right about the voiced and unvoiced, though this is a huge topic that extends far beyond -ed endings. I’ll see if I can come up with a lesson on it though.

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100/100 again :)

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    Hi jessie, i would like practicing eng with you, if you feel interested, pls add skype : buitiennhat
    hope to see you soon
    good weekend.

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thanks so much Mr Adam

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Hi Adam! Please tell Me when I must use DO. For instance: I (DO) let my friends to speak. So when You must use DO before verb? Thank You very much!

Profile photo of KATRIN777 KATRIN777

    It is used to put more enphasis on something:

    Teacher: You do not pay attention to me Alice.
    Alice: But Mr. I DO pay attention to you.

    Hope this may help Katrin.

    Regards

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      Thank You Regino, I know about that, but I wanted to know more!!! Adam one more question: which word to use – “I must be very CAUTIOUS(CAREFUL) in using that word!”( in the case where I can insult a person and it might be dangerous for me ).

      Profile photo of KATRIN777 KATRIN777

        Hi Katrin,

        Regino pointed out one answer correctly, so I’ll leave that alone. Another reason to use ‘do’ in a sentence is to emphasize an affirmative (as opposed to a negative):
        A: You don’t love me any more.
        B: I do love you, it’s just that … ;)

        As for the next question, both cautiuos and careful are correct, though careful is more commonly used. Cautious might sound a little bookish.

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          That is clear now! Thank you Adam.

          Profile photo of KATRIN777 KATRIN777

great lesson.

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such a difficult lesson :(
bytheway, thx adam

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Thanks very much Adam! :)

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thank for the lesson

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thanks so much it’s so helpful

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thank for the lesson

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Good lesson

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Thanks!

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thanks adam

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thanks adam cool Quiz !!!

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Thanks for your class

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Thank you,adam!
I’m come from China.
I’ve saw many of your video that was copied from a friend,now I want to see online in this website of “www.engvid.com”,but I can’t see any video,can you tell me why?
Thank you one more time.

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    Our videos are all on Youtube, which is blocked in China…so I suggest asking your friend for their secrets!

    Profile photo of engVid Moderator engVid Moderator

    Wish I could help Szasia.

    Not sure what the rules are in China. Hope you find a solution soon.

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    Hi! Szasia at that time i,m also in china for my master degree in 安徽(合肥),i suggest you to download a VPN and install that in your computer then you can use Youtube easily for any help you can message me in my qq number 1486491813.

    Profile photo of Bah Hady Bodie Bah Hady Bodie

the lessons was very helpfull,
thanks a lot teacher..

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i want to say thank to all of the teachers in engvid.com . i am very happy when i can do these test correct out of ten .

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Thanks!

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Every glimpse of the Moon – is it romantic or is it nonsense? Thank You Adam!!!

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    Excuse me Adam,one more question! Is that sentence OK? — Now, after staying alone, without you, I understand that I loved you so much!
    THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!

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    lol.
    I need more Katrin. It might be very romantic, or it might be total nonsense. I prefer to think the former.

    The sentence in the next box is correct :)

    Profile photo of Adam Adam

      That is nice. Thank You.

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Hi Mr. Adam,
I am really happy to find your website and I’d like to thank you for your lessons and your explanation in easy way

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Thank you.

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Not easy! Thanks!

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Thank you teacher, really it’s a useful 3 minutes

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very useful lesson … thank a lot Adam !!!!

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it is not so easy.I need to practice! thank you very much teacher adam.

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Thanks Mr Adam

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Thanks Adam :D

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Thanks for this lesson. Pronunciation is very important in English.

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i just got 80 . it’s not good . but i dont understand that laughed is/ t/

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I got 100

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Thank you.

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Hi I’m new.the lesson is very helpful…thanks a lot

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We missed you Adam! Being taught by other teachers isn’t enough ,there are forever the missing part … your passion of teaching :)
I am willingly waiting your new lesson as always ! (p.s Am I writing good ? With my own words yes :))

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    Yes Emanuela, you are writing very well. :)

    …and, thank you. I appreciate it.

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      Thanks to you very much!!! ( tell me something when you feel so much the language and you want to write so much but you stopped and you even don’t know from where to start – what do you call this ? what happen to me ? what should I do ? )

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Thanks everyone. Good questions and points made here. :)

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thank you mr adam

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I got 9/10.Not bad.isn’t it? :)

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    I am 15. I got 10/10 :D

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hi adam thanhs very much for you lessons and efforts you make to help us learning english ,
may i ask you what is the difference between
such …a/an
such as
and such that

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Thanks ,Adam

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Hi in ma book ur a good teacher

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You got 8 correct out of 10.
:)I didn’t even know the most verbs:). Thank you for the lesson! I’m very happy that I found engVid !

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Thank’s mister Adam.

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Thank a million for this lesson Adam.

Best Regards

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It is useful. Thanks Adam.

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thank u Adam I was confused about it but now it’s clear to me, also I have got 10\10 .again thank u & as I always say keep on.

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hi Adam :) may I ask 1 question? What about the words ending with s, sh, ch ?

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I got a 90%

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I got 100. Yeahhhhhh

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Thanks, Adam, I got 10/10. You helped me to understand some things :D

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The most wonderful thing about your lessons, is that I’m learning how to teach my own students…sometimes as teachers, we know all these things, but it’s hard to teach them to others in a better way.
Many Thx, Adam!!

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Hi Adam, are there a kind of list or a page on internet which include all the regular verbs making the difference between “d” “id” “”t? Maybe it could be a good way to practice, at least for me. Thank you, I love your lessons :D

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I got 100 :)
You’re an awesome teacher, you are.

Thank you so much, Adam.

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Hello Mr Adam ! Thank you very much !!! Now I know to speak ED . In test I got 10 correct out of 10 ! THANKS

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Very useful to me ,Thanks ,Adam !

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Thank you!

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Hi,Adam
I want to know what the soft g and the hard g means?

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thanx! very useful!!! i’ve cleared my mind!!!

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It’s easy but I sill don’t correct in quiz. I may have to practise more than. Thank you teacher ^^

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Very useful lesson.

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Thanks!

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thank you Mr adam.
my phonetics teacher thought us that:
after voiceless sound “ed” pronounced /t/ except the “t” sound
and after voiced sound we pronounce “ed” as /d/ except the “d” sound
and the two exceptions “t”&”d” the “ed” pronounced after them /id/ i think that what you explained in the video but in simple,easy way so thaaaaaank very much

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good video lessons

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8 of 10 humm not bad

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I’m new and I’m 7 out of 10. Need to practice, practice, practice….

Thanks Adam for the tips.

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thank you so much!!!!!

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These 3 past sounds are important and then the only other pronunciation problems that are good to be aware of are the sounds of long and short vowels. That’s it. The rest of English pronunciation is too complicated!

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WOW your video is always useful when speaking English!

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Hi teacher, this is the first that I write you, well it’s very hard to me to see the difference when I am listening them or when I want to pronounce them, I learned for example if they fihish in vocal like e in deleted, I could say id,but the rest not really, it’s hard to make the difference when a person is talking in past, maybe to listen the context, that’s I think about this topic.

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yes this topic is very interesting!!!

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thank you Mr adam.

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thanks Adam it’s very usefull to learnt.

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I got 8/10.I need more practice.It’s really useful and learning for me in speaking English.I’m not fluent in English but I really want to learn so I can be a good English speaker someday..Thank you Mr.Adam! God bless you!

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I got 8 out of 10. I will try to do it better. Thank you Adam.

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Hello, so.. If the word ends in “sh” like refurbish… the “ed” sound will be “t”? Am I right?

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Thank you very much,it really helps.

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Thank you very much for your wonderful lesson.
Could you please answer my confusing question: For example in the phrase ” laughed out loud”.
My teacher teaches me about liason but is it awkward to link the ending /t/ of laughed to the word out. Thank you for your thought on this.

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I am new here in this lesson but realy aprechietable to your lesson

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Thank you, Adam! I GET enjoy listening your lessons!

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Are the same rules applied when you use speak in British English ??

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Thank you very much Adam. I finally understand how to pronounce past endings. All your lessons are wonderful. Greatings from Argentina!!

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hi Adam, this video really helpful for me but i have a problem could u pls tell me in which category words ‘pleaed’, ‘ vivaed’ come.
thank u !

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Thanks you so much. I’m clear. Good explanation.

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thanks adam for your great lesson i think i can spill the d sound very well now
keep going your are great

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Thanks a lot
please I learned that if the last sound before -ed is voiceless like \t-s\ i will say the ed as t like missed it becomes \mIst\
why i say here wanted as d not t.

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Hi teacher Adam. Thanks for sharing your thoughts to us. More power.

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Thanks you very much sir.

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Hi Adm I am sorry but i thing the word find is regular verb so we can’t say founded because found is the past form of the verb find as you mentioned in the sound of ed as / id / .
thank you

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    hey Samo, I think you are mixing up two words. Adam used the word found which is not the past of find. To found means to establish. So therefor we can say founded as the past of found, too :)

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Hi,teacher I got 9 correct out of 10.I would like to tell you that your presentation made me improved and enjoyed in English. Thank you so much.

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Dear Alex, Thanks you so much.

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Dear Alex, I have a habit of using
” Really” more often . Can you please take some class on alternative words can be used in place of Really . Thanks a lot

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thank you.

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hi Adam , u didn tak abot verbs such as searched , washed or breathed . what are the pronunciations of these verbs ? /t/ or /d/ at the end ????

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    Hi. /t/ .

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hi , I didn receive any answers .

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Thanks, Adam for your advice.

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Thanks Adam so much :)

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Thank you Adam. It was very helpful

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thanku so much adam sir i was very hlpful for me once again thanku..can u teach whenever we using AS in english sentence.. it has been too confusing

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Hi Adam. Thanks a lot for your lessons. I really appreciate it. This part has been one of the harder part of English for me but with your explanation I think I got it.

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Hi Adam, i didn’t understand all what you said, how to know when the if the sound is T or d ??

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this rule is for all words???

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Hi
please what about
missed
laughed
watched
practiced

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Thank’s Mr. Adam
I have a question, how can i know that this word (Packed), the d in it should be like (t)
It’s hard a little

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Thanks Teacher Adam.

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Hi Adam
please tell me how to pronounce words ending in k and having ed in last.e.g.crooked.Also specifically I find it difficult whenever I pronounce the past form of ask i.e. asked .like in this sentence “I asked him yesterday”

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Hi. Very clear and easy lesson . What about the blends of voiceless sounds e.g. : pr, pl, gr ….etc.

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Very good it was easy quiz! !!!!! Thanks adam

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A nice lesson. It’s so clear.Thank you a lot Adam

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Great lesson, as usual. Thanks

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very good lesson

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10/10
thanks Adam that was helpful , i like this lesson .. u make it easy for me .. thanks dear

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I got 8/10 and its my first quiz not to bad. :)

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Just join the class.
Really helpful, I got 9/10. Need more practices.

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Thank you Mr.Adam

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Good tips. Thanks.

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This from lesson on quiz i had very mistake:(

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Adam you are a good teacher.Thanks.

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It’s difficult to me to speak “managed”, ‘fired”, “halved” and “jogged”. I think there is trouble in my tounge.

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What is the pronunciation of New and Knew in american english.

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    They’re pronounced the same way: /njuː/

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Yes! Now I understood. Thanks Adam

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Interesting lesson, thank you Adam

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bad very bad % 60 :-(

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Thank You.

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It was quite useful for me. thank you so much:)

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Very good lesson but not so easy for me

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Thank You very much sir .please developped we fount it adjectif also or it’s no more than verb?!

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Good lesson.
Thanks Mr.Adam.

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yes yes I got 10 correct out of 10, Thank you adam

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hi
why lauhed is t sound not d sound

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    I think it is because laugh is pronounced “laf”. I failed at that question too.

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merci beaucouo it is thank you in French

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Thanks

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Adam, when i read, i can understand the english, watching the videos here on engvid, i understand too, but when i gonna talk with my wife, for example, my mind goes blank. I know, i need to read more, and watching more videos, but i want to know, How am i start the study? have any order of this videos?

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i passed with flying colours !!!

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thanks for good lesson!

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Hi)
I do understand how to use, but I still need time to hold it in my head, as I see.
It’s not very easy to remember or feel where I should use -d ot -t ending.
Thank you, Adam.

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Hi Adam,
I have been going through your videos and they are very helpful.
I would like to know-
While introducing myself , can i say, This is Alex. I heard that i should introduce myself as I am Alex or My name is Alex. Can you please clarify?

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Thanks DUDE!

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Thank you a lot.

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hi teacher ..
I am wondering about the other letters .
what I mean is you spoke about the ed ending of the word for g,r,s,v,l,m and n will be (D) sound .the x,k,p and f (t) sound and the t and d (id) sound . what about the others letters ?
hope you understand me
thank you

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Almost 10 points. 9 to be more accurate.

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Difficult! Very difficult! Have to learn and hear a lot! Anyway thank you.

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    Practice makes perfect, go on.

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thanks

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the quiz was quiet easy

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Wonderful

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Adam thank you so much, you are the best.

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i really like how you explain all…next time will be better for me—im sorry

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I really like how you explain all. By the way it is useful lesson. Thumbs up!

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thank you very much mr. Adam.. this is my firs time learn english lesson by internet.. this is very helpful. i want to ask, in ypur lesson about vocabulary, you teach that don’t translate english to another language… i don’t understand… because if i don’t know the meaning in indonesian language how can i get the sentence?

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Thanks San!

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I couldn’t understand Why this is ” |t| ”
9. Say the sentence out loud: The comic was so funny, we all laughed out loud.
What does the –ed ending in laughed sound like?
|d|
|id|
|t|

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what about the ending “sh, ch, th”

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I couldnt believe that I got 100 scores. Thanks Adam it makes me better to pronounce them.

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Thank you very much Mr. Adam.It’s a useful lesson.
Can I Know Why we say (laughed)|t|sound?

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Hi Adam.Is word “wicked” an exception ( it doesn’t sound “wickt”)?
P.S. Did I write this sentence correctly( Is correct “Is word” or ” Is the word” ?

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I got 10 in the test and the question is what does mean “flipped burgers” , could you describe this using different words.(Many of the managers at McDonald’s flipped burgers when they started working there)the sentence was in the test.
P.S. Did I write this sentence correctly?

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    When you cook hamburgers, you flip them – i. e., turn them over (here’s a video). “Flipping burgers” can mean working at a fast food place in general. It can even be a noun: “burger flipper”.

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Engvid Moderator or Adam, could you answer my first question about word “wicked” ( Is this an exception”)( it doesn’t sound “wickt”)

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thank
it was good exam
it worked with me because in Arabic language we learn how the letter voices come out.
its depending on breathing and ….etc.

it was good :)

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Hello, Teacher Adam

Can I ask a question,please?
Why does the -ed ending of LAUGHED sound like |t|??

Thank you, Teacher^_^

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I got 8/10 . thank you so much my dear Adam for this important lesson

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I am happy with my 8/10, but i am frustrated with me too, because, even this it be an easy topic, i make mistakes always. But thank you very much for your support Teacher Adam

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Not so bad and not so good lesson . It might be better if words would had some situations, because i needed some translate in my language, but it was truly useful Mr Adam. Thanks.

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very good

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not good ….ed/t ..ch .sh .ss else…where ??????

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thanks!

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thanks for the lesson!

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Thank you, teacher very much.
but how could i pronounce if the verb ending with ed ending other letter than those ones you told.

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thanks adam!

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Also another tip to identify it is using the pattern of voice and voiceless. If one word ends with a voiceless sound, we use T, if ends with voice sound is D and the termination on T or D to the ID.
Is that correct Adamn?

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Thank you for the lesson!
I want to ask about synonym of ‘bits of knowledge’.
There are 4 the choice namely :
a. portions of material
b. bits of evidence
c. pieces of data
d. facts of news
Actually, which one may be best rephrased as?
I’m sorry for asking this question, because I got confused with this question.

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thank you .i have got 100 marks .thank you so much

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I’ve got 9/10 thank you very much, it’s my first lesson I enjoy a lot

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high, I got 9 but I didn`t know that gh ending before ed make it also also pronounce like t
I thought only t or d ending does

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thanks a lot mr Adam

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Hi Alex, Please make a video on words ending with -ed that have nothing with the past tense, like “high-heeled” or “open-toed”, “cold-blooded”, etc.

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Oops, Adam. I wrote your name wrongly.

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HI,THIS IS SUPER HELPFUL FOR MY EXAM

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Hard to go through all the comments, so excuse me if I am doubling an already answered one.

Correct me if I am wrong, but there seems to be a fourth group where the -ed syllable actually gets very clear pronunciation. Even though the words would belong to the |t| group (along with ‘fixed’), I noticed they lean more towards the |id| (‘wanted’) group. The two words that come to mind are: naked and wicked. Do you agree?

[It would be great if you could introduce weekly/fortnightly AMA sessions on youtube, guys]

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+ crooked

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