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According to the lesson, what do FT and PT stand for(represent)?

What's another word for apartment, used most often in England?

What does bdrm stand for?

What does Serving Exp. stand for, and what does it mean?

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Full-time and part-time are also often abbreviated with a slash between the letters: F/T, P/T

Friday, April 6th 2012

Very helpful!

Friday, April 6th 2012

I´ve just found this site and it is excelent. I think themes are presented in excelent way. They´re very understandable and interesting. Congratulations!!!

Friday, April 6th 2012

Hi Jon, Useful concepts indeed. That of 1st.& last is a new one for me. Thanks a lot.

Saturday, April 7th 2012

thanks for your helpful lessons..

Saturday, April 7th 2012


Saturday, April 7th 2012

i learnt many new things which will be helpful for my future

Saturday, April 7th 2012

I think the way firms wrote their Ads in abbreviation, the spaces in the media, cost a lot of money.

Saturday, April 7th 2012

thankk john. I am happy, because that I want that studi I am verry happy.

Saturday, April 7th 2012

great lesson jon . it’s very helpfully i guess .
thanks !!

Saturday, April 7th 2012

Hi Jon, its a very useful lesson, could you please remained the web site that you have mentioned where you can find these kind of ads?

Saturday, April 7th 2012

thanks for this oportunity in which i have learned a lot. this lesson it is very good. Good teacher, my congratulations

Saturday, April 7th 2012

Hi Jon thank U so much

your lessons are always useful to learn

Saturday, April 7th 2012

hey Jon its me aveen here your lesson was very helpful for me thank you for that above lecture i want to understand more ads like that if you helped me for giving me sites

Saturday, April 7th 2012

Hi there, good freakin’ lesson, thank u a million Jon. I hope to see u next week dude. cya.

Saturday, April 7th 2012

Thank you Teacher! I don’t take attetion and answered wrong, but understood. Lily Diaz from Brazil. Have nice EASTER

Saturday, April 7th 2012

Hi !!! please give more examples

Saturday, April 7th 2012

great lesson

Sunday, April 8th 2012

thats excellient

Sunday, April 8th 2012

Thank you!
It’s very useful lesson!

Sunday, April 8th 2012

Yes, you are correct!

Sunday, April 8th 2012

    I apreciate so much this lesson

    Wednesday, July 25th 2012

Hi Jon it’s very useful! I always watching your engvid lessons…
Thank you so much , great job!

Sunday, April 8th 2012

Thanks for this it’s very heplfull leason for me

Sunday, April 8th 2012

Thank u Jon .

Sunday, April 8th 2012


Monday, April 9th 2012

helpful lesson john thanks

Monday, April 9th 2012

Thank you!
It’s very useful lesson.
I love all your teachers.

Monday, April 9th 2012

very useful lesson, thank you jon, i like it so much.

Monday, April 9th 2012

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Monday, April 9th 2012

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    Wednesday, April 18th 2012


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Monday, April 9th 2012

i like this exam

Monday, April 9th 2012

I miss you guys!

Monday, April 9th 2012

The lesson was quite useful…very, very interesting. By seeing it I have learned English so much! Specially concerning listening.

Monday, April 9th 2012

That’s really good Jon. I like it and also gain new knownledges. Thx so much!

Monday, April 9th 2012


Tuesday, April 10th 2012

Hello .I would like to know what you think about building
Materials-mfrs,whol, & dist. What is stand for mfrs,dist?
Burglar alarm systems-dlrs.,monitoring & svce .i found them
In the yellow page 2012.

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

very useful. I’m VietNamese. this is a first time i join in lesson in engvid.com. thanks you so much. i think i ‘ll start english in this websibe. ^^

Wednesday, April 11th 2012

Hello, Jon! This way of teaching English, which you perform, is quite interesting, because the student gets his listening improved, in a short space of time. And more: learning English through this method is completely pleasant. Congratulations.
Francisco Antonio Ramos de Araújo (from Brazil – São José dos Campos city; São Paulo State).

Wednesday, April 11th 2012

Great lesson

Friday, April 13th 2012

u r wonderful mr. Jone (clear words)

Saturday, April 14th 2012

…If I’ll get a job in North Carolina…
Thanks Jon!

Saturday, April 14th 2012

Iam delighted to find this site,thanks for your help.

Saturday, April 14th 2012

dear sir
i am very happy to learn english. i want to some canadan student to make facebook frient to better speeking language so please send me student name to make friend. i am also class xiith student.

Sunday, April 15th 2012

Thanks Brother…

Monday, April 16th 2012

thanks teacher so much :)

Wednesday, April 18th 2012

thanks !

Wednesday, April 18th 2012

Great Jon!! I really liked it.

Thursday, April 19th 2012

thank you teacher really is so fantastic thing i feel that i get benefite from this

Thursday, April 19th 2012

I´m, enjoying these lessons, I think very comfortable study English of this way… The next time go to USA, I could practices with more confidence

Sunday, April 22nd 2012


Monday, April 23rd 2012


Saturday, April 28th 2012

really useful! thank teacher!

Tuesday, May 1st 2012

thank you for you useful lesson.

Monday, May 7th 2012

thanks Jon

Wednesday, May 9th 2012


Wednesday, May 9th 2012

Mr. Jon
Thank u

Sunday, May 13th 2012

thanks its very good to have such lectures

komal hussain
from pakistan

Sunday, May 13th 2012

Thx Jon , Plz Continue your helpful lectures.

Thursday, May 17th 2012


Thursday, May 17th 2012

Hi,it is difficult Jon ,with all love and respect to you

Thursday, May 17th 2012

thank you very much! very interesting!

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012

thank you for this lesson , i think this lesson show us how we can read the ads in the newspepper

Friday, May 25th 2012

I love this site !!!

Saturday, June 2nd 2012

I will see more videos everything is interesting here: :)

Saturday, June 2nd 2012

High Quality Lessons !!! Thank you !!!

Sunday, June 3rd 2012

Simple topic and easily to understanding.

Wednesday, June 27th 2012

Amazing lesson

Friday, July 13th 2012

that is abest video i ve ever seen

Sunday, July 15th 2012

Thanks Jon your are always great teacher,and your lesson is useful to learn.God bless you.have a wonderful day .

Thursday, July 26th 2012

Thank you so much.

Saturday, July 28th 2012

Thank you Jon. It’s really helpful lesson.

Saturday, August 4th 2012

wow! you have a beautiful voice!
Thanks for the lessons teacher, your work is amazing! you’ve been helping me a lot!

Monday, August 13th 2012

Hi Jon! As always I loved your lesson. But now I need you explani me some symbols. For instances what does #means ina message? How do you say – in a electronic address. Minus??? my address would be anga-durao@gmail.com? How do you say? anga minus durao at gmail dot com???
Thank you

Monday, August 20th 2012

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Friday, October 12th 2012

thanks for your helpful lessons ..from Egypt

Friday, October 26th 2012

Thank you Jon! You’re great! Please, do some more lessons. My students and myself enjoy your lessons a lot! Bye bye from Italy (Milan). Thx

Friday, October 26th 2012

Thanks Jon . Your explanación was nice

Saturday, November 3rd 2012

thanks,it was really worth.

Friday, November 30th 2012

your class was really worth!thanks.

Friday, November 30th 2012

Thanks Jon ;)

Friday, December 7th 2012

it is a bit difficult to understand but i

Sunday, January 27th 2013

Very helpful!

Friday, February 1st 2013

Thanks,…very helpful!!!

Wednesday, February 6th 2013

thanks you are the best teacher we enjoyed learning from you

Sunday, February 17th 2013

Thanks very usuful!

Monday, February 18th 2013

I really enjoyed this lesson !
Thank you all.

Tuesday, February 19th 2013

Thanks your are a good teacher and teaching too.have a good one :D

Wednesday, February 20th 2013

It is very helpful and I have learn so many things here. Thanks to all of this.

Thursday, February 21st 2013

good job keep it :D

Monday, March 18th 2013

thank you very much!

Friday, April 26th 2013

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Sunday, May 12th 2013

Thanks Jon!!

Tuesday, July 16th 2013

It’s helpful. Thanks. 100 % I got.

Wednesday, August 14th 2013

I’m stuging English PT and step by step I’m understanding all the lessons.


Thank You Jon!!!

Sunday, November 10th 2013

Thanks a lot, Mr Jon! Useful lesson!

Friday, December 13th 2013

Thanks Mr Jon. Your accent is intelligible :P

Sunday, January 12th 2014

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Thursday, February 27th 2014

    I enjoyed this lesson very much.

    Thursday, February 27th 2014

Thanks 100%.

Thursday, March 13th 2014

Great ;)

Tuesday, March 25th 2014

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Sunday, May 25th 2014

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Wednesday, June 4th 2014

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Thursday, July 10th 2014

Thank you for this lesson Jon

Monday, August 4th 2014

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Friday, August 29th 2014

Really wonderful

Monday, September 1st 2014

Thank you

Sunday, November 16th 2014

very interesting,,thanks

Sunday, December 7th 2014

nice lesson and very useful…thanks a lot…

Saturday, December 20th 2014

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Monday, January 12th 2015

I listen your lessons with great pleasure every time. Thank you very much,Jon!

Wednesday, February 25th 2015

thank you john :)

Sunday, March 15th 2015

thankyou very much teacher for lesson

Tuesday, March 17th 2015

Quite understandable.. thakns…

Tuesday, April 7th 2015

thanks jon.

Tuesday, November 17th 2015

Thanks for the lesson! I´ve learnt a lot.

Saturday, January 16th 2016

thanks good lesson

Tuesday, June 14th 2016

Thanks Jon ☺

Monday, September 26th 2016

Well done!

Thursday, December 1st 2016

nice!!! thanks

Thursday, December 15th 2016

Thank you, Jon!!

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Tuesday, June 12th 2018

very helpful and great

Saturday, September 22nd 2018

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