363 COMMENTS

thank you Adam for the great video, it will help me to improve on my understanding of english speaking people)

dmytro2015

A great lesson. Could you please give some phrasal verbs with the verbs “bring” and “come”? Thanks in advance)

Ismail

    Search for it on the google, type “Phrasal verb ‘bring'” and “Phrasal verb ‘come'” and there you go.

    vladandevla

      I have a few advanced dictionaries to look them up, the thing is I need only most commonly used phrasal verbs with “come” and “bring”. There are so many phrasal verbs with them and that’s why I think Adam can give the most commonly used ones with those two verbs.

      Ismail

        Adam! You are the only hope! ;)

        vladandevla

          lol

          Adam

    Will do Ismail :)

    Adam

Hello Adam, I really like your videos! :) I was hoping you could answer me this one question: in TV shows and movies I notice that native speakers very often say things like “If I would have done it…”, but from what I understand, we must use the subjunctive in this case (“If I had done it…”). So I don’t know, is that another valid way to say it? Thanks in advance!

FDN98

    Hi FDN98,

    Technically they should say “If I had done…” with a stress on the HAD; however, many native speakers mix conditionals all the time.

    That being said, there will be a lesson coming soon on mixed conditionals. :)

    Adam

thanks teacher i have third comment in this lesson

musabali

Hello Adam .
Thank you for this lesson . I think that all English speakers have there own way of dropping consonant , depending on thé country , the area , the city or even more the neighbourhood , and this causes dialects . Am I right ?
Are there kind of glossaries we can find on internet which shows English dialects ?
See you

tsamp

    You’re right Tsamp. I don’t know of any glossaries about this, especially as these things change over time. The best way to figure this out is to watch/listen to programs from all over the world or even different stations within a country. You can look up radio stations, may of which have online streaming.

    Adam

Thank you so much Adam. This is absolutely an important lesson. :)

SanjulaHapugoda

hello mr adam
i am from sudan and i am now in saudi arabia both is arabic countries and i want to improve my english in listening ,reading , speaking and writing how to advise me
thanks in advance
i await your reply

musabali

    Hi Musabali,

    Well, you can watch all the videos here on Engvid. There are also many many websites that will teach you different parts of the language. The key is to read a lot and build your vocabulary, and practice speaking every chance you get.

    Good luck :)

    Adam

Thanks for this lesson, Adam. I hoped you’d tell about combination of “…t y…” like in the song of Gwen Stefani “What You Waiting For?”. She sings it like “wach u…” I hear it pretty often in different songs and movies and I always wanna know why it pronounces like this.

Yok-Haos

    Good point Yok-Haos.

    Technically, she should say “what are you waiting for?” which would be wadiya waiting for?
    ;)

    Adam

Hi Adam, could you please plan a lesson about the use of infinitive or gerund tens with verbs? I mean kinda (talking of shortcuts….) of “method” as long as possible. I have a mess in my mind with the use of them! Please answer me.Bye gGiuseppe, italy

mescal

    Hi Mescal,

    Type “to ing” in the search box at the top of the page. You will see some lessons on this topic already.

    I will try to make one as well :)

    Adam

hello! thanks sir adam this lesson encouraged me and enhance my confidence to speek..

shaikhsomi

Well, now I understand why I can follow the news on tv without any problem but when I watch a movie it seems that they speak a strange language……perhaps a martian slang….

Canardo

Thank you, Adam. It’s a very important lesson and I unterstand why it’s difficult for me to watch movies or TV shows in English… Very often, I unsderstand nothing !!!! (or nothin !)

Rozenn

That’s what i needed! Thank you!
Maybe there is a list of phrases which usually cuts up? Or it can be really useful to gaze the “typical” moments from the tv series or films as examples

Astera

    Hi Astera,

    Look for transcripts to shows and see where they make the cuts.

    I’ll post a link at the bottom of this chat for everyone to see.

    Adam

Thank you, Adam! It is pity that there is no possibility on EngVid to make quiz to test our understanding this lesson. It would be interesting to check out whether I can understand you if you don’t enunciate. I think I won’t be able to understand you in that case, unfortunately. So, thank you, Adam for your clear pronunciation :) Thank you for caring about us.

Elena

hi Adam
yes i know that u spent ur precious time checking our samples ok i am gonna write here,even though thnx a lot.
I HAD THE EXERCISE TO identyfy PHRASES(N,V,P etc)structrally and functionally depending from a sentence above.SENTENCE IS: the people living here may face great problems while earning money for their bare lives.
he divided this sentence in this way (in fact the others he marked(tick)but sonme(wrong)
their bare lives(functionally)i did Direct object he said it is wrong.
living there(structurally) i did verb phrase (he said wrong)whereas functionally(i wrote subject-because in sentence may stay as a subject ex.living here may face greatproblems. about (living here)-he claimed that is adjunct but i dont think so.
and last one:for their bare lives(functionally) i did object of prep(he claimed that is adjunct
because structurally is PP.
Whenever u have time repy on it :)/
thnx in advance

agnesebalaj

    agnesebalaj, take a glass of refreshing juice, and recline on the bed. Enjoy life, it’s too short to be worrying about stuff like this ;)

    vladandevla

    Hi Agnes,

    The people– subject
    living here (who live here)– adjective clause reduced to participle
    may face–modal verb and main verb
    great problems– direct object of face
    while earning– conjunction and participle (adverb)
    money– direct object of earning
    for their bare lives.– adverbial complement (adjunct) (for money)– their bare lives is object to prep for.

    The “while’ is really necessary. In fact it shouldn’t be there because it seems the problem isn’t happening at the same time they are earning money. The problem is earning money in the first place.

    Does this help?

    Adam

      many thanks.
      for their bare lives)-i did not uderstand why it is adverbial complement.but however,in my opinion ,structurally it is prepositional phrase whereas functionally object of pre. (just u make a question why are we earning money)
      but due to u said that is adverbial com. could u pls explain to me again because of having no idea :(

      agnesebalaj

        It completes the idea of money. Everybody earns money, but these people are earning the bare minimum, which further emphasizes their problems. I need this complement to specify the purpose of this money so as to separate it from the everyday earnings that everybody needs to make.

        It’s a complement because I can take it out and the sentence will stand as it is, but the idea or meaning that the writer is trying to convey will not be complete.

        Not really sure if that helps. Does it?

        Adam

        Thank you, Adam! Great video! Sometimes I can’t understand what native speakers said because of the linking sounds between words.

        LucasGomesSantiago

Thanks a lot for your job!

olena-po

Thanks.

kosOmmak

Hello Adam. Maybe I don’t write much here, but I’ve been watching all your videos since my last comment. I saw this “native speakers” lesson, and I thought I drop in and post some message so you would know that this kind of material is really desired and appreciated.

I think most of the things you’ve mentioned in the movie applies to me right now. I’ve never been learning speaking in this way purposely, and I don’t think you can just learn it in school. I started to speak like this whether I wanted to or not, but I’m a little bit different than most people. :) I mean, it’s just natural speech, and because I wanted to be like a native English speaker, I had to learn all these reductions and linking. It wasn’t that hard, but it’s easier when you have some English environment where you can hear people all the time. I don’t live in any English speaking country, but I don’t have problems with watching English movies. To be honest, I do this all the time. In the past, I was using subtitles for better understanding, but now I’m so lazy and don’t even download them. I just watch the movie as it is. :)

Adam, there’s also one thing I wanted to ask you about. You said something about “she doesn’t”, that you simply drop “s”. Does it sound the same as normal “don’t”? I’ve heard people saying things like “she don’ know” or “it don’ matter”. I thought it was “don’t”, but now I’m not really sure. What do you think?

morfik

    Hi Morfik, long time no see :)

    Firstly, you are right– once you immerse yourself in the langauge the reductions, shortcuts, whatever, will come naturally. The key is the immersion.

    As for the don’– if you are watching American movies, keep in mind that there are many instances where the language is butchered. So, “she don’ know” is related to something like “he ain’t got none.” The cut in doesn’t keeps the same do sound (duh en know) whereas don’ keeps the doh sound. (hard to make this clear with letters, but I hope you get the point).

    :)

    Adam

Hello Adam, thank’s very much. It’s interisting how people does sound differently and somentimes we are able to understand one than the other, some don’t speak they mumble. “It’sno ur case” lol.

mariV.

thanks Adam for this lesson , I got a question
(tough time and rough time)means the same ?

Oussouby94

    Hi Oussouby,

    More or less, yes, they are the same. I would use tough when dealing with a difficult situation like a mean boss, or a death in the family. I would use rough when starting a new job and not doing too well at first. But, if you mix them up, the message will be delivered.

    Adam

Thank you very much Adam! Would you mind if I suggested new topics of the lessons? Explain the complex subject and the complex object please. It is hard to use this construction in practice. And also the Participle if it is possible. Thank you again.

notna15

    Hi Notna,

    I’ll see what I can do :)

    Adam

      hello sir

      Awais Gujrati

Adam, you’re fabulous! Without you my English wouldn’t sound natural. I feel greatful.

Natalie Rieznikov

    Thank you Natalie :)

    I’m grateful for your comment ;)

    Adam

Thanks teacher Adam. Its well.

ELCIO CUNHA

thank youuuuuuuuuuu !

hamza faraj

Thanks Adam! This is a great lesson. Good advise you gave us, listening to music while following the lyrics, I guess this exercise will help me to train my ear, since I don´t have too much contact with native speakers.

Aleachi

I was very confused when I listened the song named Love yourself from Justin Bieber. I listened “My mama don’t like you and she likes everyone” but I think that “My mama doesn’t like you” is right. Can you explain it?

amytranaof

    Informal and incorrect English is frequently used in songs, so never rely on it.

    vladandevla

    Hi Amy,

    As Vladandevla mentioned, don’t use songs to learn grammar. They make mistakes on a regular basis and usually it’s because they have to make the words fit the rhythm of the melody. Also, they use English as it’s heard on the street, not the classroom. :) (don’t is incorrect)

    Adam

      okay. Thank you so much. I’ve watched your lessons for 2 years. It’s very helpful and easy to listen all your lessons. Hope to see you soon.

      amytranaof

      thanks!!!!Teacher Adam ,This is what i am looking for!!!!

      SophanithHok

Thank you very much Adam!!
It will be really interesting to have a lesson by you speaking the way you usually talk to your friends, so that all of us noticed the difference. As you said, it´s not very polite or formal to speak that way, but, as many of us have watched all your videos, we could realize how different it would be.

knopfler86

    I’ll do that at some point Knopfler :)

    Adam

Hello Adam
Your lesson was amazing as useful-Thanks
I have a question about one expression:
You make your own wins
What does it mean? I heard it on a TV Show
Thanks in advance!

Roywolf

    Hi Roywolf,

    It basically means don’t rely on others for your success. That being said, I’d need to hear it in context to know if they had another meaning.

    Hope this helps.

    Adam

good lesson i liked it, keep it up. could you please thank you. could you please tell me how can i do practice for speaking english.

iftimastoi

    Hi Iftimastoi,

    I’m afraid that the only way to improve that is to speak as often as possible. You can also record yourself and listen for your own mistakes, but having conversations is the best way. Look for other English learners in your area and set up practice meetings.

    Adam

Thank you Adam.

emrahbulduk

Thanks Alot sir for your effort
I really love this kind of lessons about how to understand and sound like native speaker :)
In my school we study the British English and sometimes I really struggle to understand so thanks for this lesson though :)

Rena jackson

hi Adam thanks for your agood way to teach english

Ihsan @22

Excelent, Adam! Congratulations.

Joseemidio

Great lesson Adam! It’s very useful. After watching this video I realized that not only English speakers speak fast, but the most people speak fast when they speak in their native language.
I have also made something to help people to study. I have made a flashcards app, for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=b_on.com.e_cards
I hope it will help you guys!

bauermann

    Thanks Bauermann. That’s very helpful.

    Adam

Thank you for the great lesson. It is really an interesting topic, especially if want to visit a native English country.
I always thought that I have a good ear for English, I never had a problem understanding English speaking, neither on TV or in work until I visited New York over a year ago and had to engage with people on the street, then, it hits me it was like I’m dealing with a completely different language. But with a little bit of concentrating, I survived. (:
Again, Thank you Adam, you always come up with topics and lessons that we cannot find anywhere else.

Nuha

Hi there ! Wonder Adam!
Your presentation on this issue is very sensitive, simple, the best I’ve watched.
Thank you very much and all the best for you.

Del Carmen

Hi Adam. Great lesson. Congratulation. I was looking some classes in Engvid about Future perfect and future perfect continous and I didn’t find anything. Could you or another teacher from Engvid add some clasees about it❓

genilvan

    I’ll get on it Genilvan :)

    Adam

*classes, sorry.

genilvan

how can i get a good experience from engvid ? how can i start ?

Hesham Ragab

    You already have Hesham :) Just watch the videos, try the quizzes and engage us in this forum.

    Adam

personally, I enjoy the way Adam teach every lesson. I think he did a special enphasis of knowing about how native speakers speak in dairy life; however, the importance of this video would be to know it, but try to avoid the use of this way to speak in certains situations such as formal speech or jobs interviews, for example.regards

Fethe Guzman

    Good point Fethe. This is more about survival than a way to practice speaking ;)

    Adam

hello dear teachers. I ws wondering if you could helping me with some videos related to phrasal verbs. for me this topic has been difficult to understand. I hope you can help me. Regards!!!

Fethe Guzman

    Hi Fethe. Type phrasals in the search box at the top of the page. We have a few lessons on phrasal verbs.

    Adam

Adam!! that was an excellent lesson!!
I’ve watched some series on TV and after I watch the interview, depoiments and others videos of its staff, I could be used to their voices and I’m improving my listening understanding.. I just need to take long enough to make it better and better

anderson-weider

Thanks Adam ! Useful lesson.

VuThang

but in its website they advise us to make a conclusion part.please see ieltsexam.com

safakizci

Thank you very much, Mr Adam!

anita

It’s so benefit lesson good job
I hope to keep going ahead that is important for us firstly ,,,

Knowledge123

Thank you Adam, good advices.

Vitao1800

Very important lesson.
I sometimes find problems to understand even Italian people speaking in different italian accents…and I am Italian!! There is a big difference between North and South:)
So, dear Adam, try to think the effort I have to sit with English.
To overcome this problem I use a lot lyrics.
At the moment I am studying “Hello” by Adele. The part I had difficult to understand is when she sings:” At least I can say that I try”. Here I always understand: “At least consider I try” and there is nothing to do, I cannot hear the words “can say that”.
When she says “done”, is that the right pronunciation?
Thanks for your attention. Bye

byte

    Hi Byte,

    She says done correctly (dun):)

    Adam

Hey, teacher Adam! Would you make a quiz for us to do even on an all-mixed phonetic transcription of an English sentence a native speaker would perfom, so we could turn it into the right way and choose the right option? About that, Adele´s song “Hello” is full of these cases and I was really shocked when I heard her sing the “but it don’t matter, it clearly doesn’t tear you apart anymore” part at first, but now I get it. Take care ;D

Emanoel Pereira

    Hi Emanoel,

    I’ll see what I can do about that.

    Adam

      Yes! My day has just got better. I’m so happy right now. Thank you so, so, so much, teacher Adam. I’m already waiting for what you can do for me, but I’m very patient. All the best :D

      Emanoel Pereira

Thank you for the great lesson! :)

Do you know what’s happen with the application EngVid for Android? It doesn’t work.

karolkr4

    I’ll pass that on Karolkr. I don’t really deal with that myself.

    Adam

Very good this class!!!
You help me!!!

Dauro

Hi adam, i have a question, Is “SHOUNDA” the negative of “shoulda” because “Shoulda” means should’ve so i need to be clear if thera are two ways to say it or simply shoulda is used in positive way and shunda in negative way. thank you in advance i look forward to hearing from you

NoloMB

    Hi Noto,

    Yes, shunda is negative, shuda positive.

    Adam

Thanks Adam for this video! I like your videos very much because I can get everything what you say and why you are a good teacher. I’ve learned a lot of english through your videos.

The topic of this video is a very important matter in order to reach a high comprehension of the day-to-day speech available on internet and some TV shows.

Good bye and thanks again :)

webnauta

hi sir, would u please let me know what is the difference between “AT THE END” & “IN THE END” i’ve read in a book but i couldn’t get it well. the definition that book gives is that when we use (AT THE END= the time when something stops)
and (IN THE END= finally) still i’m feeling lots of hurdles in getting them, it just doesnot clears the concept yet.i request you please have a kind look into this question…

xaheeer

    hi Zaheer,let me explain it……In the end is used mostly as an idiom that means “finally,” “after a long time,” or, “when everything is considered.” It is often followed by a comma. Here are some sentences with this idiom:
    We worked hard, and in the end, we achieved our goal.
    In the end, what really matters in a friendship is trust.

    At the end
    At the end is used in the idiom “at the end of the day.” which means something similar to in the end (= when everything is considered). However, at the end is most commonly used more literally, as a prepositional phrase followed by of, to refer to the end of a specific noun. This noun can be a physical object, a period of time, an event, a place, or something more abstract, such as one’s patience.
    Here are some sentences with in the end + of:
    At the end of his life, he had no regrets.
    Put a period at the end of every sentence.
    I pay the phone bill at the end of each month.
    There is a brick building at the end of the driveway.
    FACE

    Stranger444

    The phrase In the end means finally. It is normally used when you want to give the impression that a conclusion was arrived at after a lot of confusion or uncertainty.

    For example:

    • In the end, the hero runs away with all the money.

    At the end, on the other hand, means at the point when something stops. Here we are thinking of a single event, and not a series of events. Take for example, the following sentence. At the end of the song, the hero jumps into the river. The single event that we are thinking of here is the end of the song. When we say, in the end, what we have in mind is a sequence of events, not just one event. You cannot say In the end of the song.

    Here are a few more examples.

    • At the end of the third day, the little boy ran away.

    • In the end, the little boy runs away.

    It’s wrong to say in the end of…. It always has to be at the end of.

    Stranger444

      Good job Stranger ;)

      Adam

        Thank you so much Sir :)

        Stranger444

    Hi Xaheeer,

    Stranger gave a pretty comprehensive answer :) To review, use at the end for time and place (opposite of beginning,start) and in the end as an expression meaning finally, ultimately, etc.

    If you have specific sentences, that would help clarify the usage.

    Adam

      there’s a little confusion with it…
      can i take it as ” we use at the end when something goes on continuously and we explain anything at the end of this action… Example: {At the end of the concert there was a great applause.} as a concert must go on for a while, and when we say there was an applause it defines the finishing point of the concert…
      I’ve understood the use of at the end and in the end but still i feel fuddled in two, and sometimes i get in a fuddle to the use of these two expressions…
      i just can’t say whether I’ve got them or not…

      xaheeer

        Well, the example you gave is a good use of at the end (of the concert). If you said you looked forward to the concert all week, but in the end it was a disappointment, that wold work too.

        Adam

Hi Adam. That’s a very nice video. Very helpful. I agree with you, we may do that somehow and sometimes, but speaking clearly is better than just going over everything.
Anyway, I don’t know if you have already posted a video talking about Canadian specific words. I’m going to Toronto very soon and I’d like to know a little bit about it.
I hope you can help me.

Wenderson

    I’ll do my best, but it might not be up before you go. I’ll see what I can do ;)

    Adam

Hey!)
Waiting for practice
Skype: sexspeaker

sexspeaker

Hello, Adam!Thank you very much for all your lessons. It’s very helpful. I often hear in songs phrasal verb – figure out. I found the definition of it in the dictionary and now I do not know when I should use these words as comprehend, understand and, of course, this phrasal verb figure out. I hope you help me to understand it.

AlexanderR134

    Hi Alexsander,

    Figure out basically means solve, or come to understand something.

    If you tell your boss you’re not sure how to do something and he says “just figure it out,” it means you need to learn how to do it by yourself.

    Does this help?

    Adam

      So I think now I solved it. Thank you a lot, Adam. Waiting new video.

      AlexanderR134

Thanks for this helpful lesson.

Maliban

Thanks for lesson. I think you were a bit sleepy, weren’t you? :p

Whattheheaven

    Ahahahhahaahahahaahahahhahah

    vladandevla

My favorite English teacher thank you a lot. I hope you will make some other videos about the pronunciation of native speakers.
In some English songs such as “Stupid in love” for Rihanna, she says “never have I ever been …” Could you explain why “never have” come before the subject “I” although it isn’t a question?

Muhamad

Thanks Adam for this amazing class, you are one of the best. So, I saw some words ending in ASS, and there are other ones, like LESS, FUL, LY and etc. Can you talk about it in another video?

Good bye

ThayseOliveira

    I’ll get on it Thayse :)

    Adam

Thank you Adam for this lesson and there’s only one way to understand all english-speaking people and that is everyday listening practice!

KATRIN777

I need help Adam. I know almost everything about past simple and present perfect but I need to recognise it in the text. For instance:
I want to write a letter to my friend.(below the part of the letter). In the first sentence, without any dought, I put the verb in present perfect. I wanted the second one to put in present perfect,too but something inside me tells me it’s a past simple.

The best thing I have learnt this year is playing football better. I ….(learn) some new technics.
My coach … (teach) me. He …..(be) my coach for
two years.

Thank you.

KATRIN777

    I have learned some new technics. My coach has taught me. He has been my coach for two years. It all refers to this year, except for the last sentence, it refers to the last two years. They all denote an action that started at a definite point in the past and continues up to the present time, up to now. That’s why you have to use The Present Perfect Tense.

    vladandevla

    Hi Katrin,

    The best thing I learned/have learnt this year is to play football better. I learned/have learned some new technics.
    My coach taught me. He has been my coach for
    two years.

    You can use simple past or present perfect with this year. It is understood that learning something takes time, so we can view ‘this year’ as a definite past period or an indefinite, meaning you did it sometime in the past year. More likely is the former.

    Does this help?

    Adam

      Thank you Adam! English textbooks for kids got me again! Goodbye.

      KATRIN777

Thanks for lesson, Adam!

sergerh

Thank you so much.helpful lesson.

fatihaeng

Thank you very much, Adam :) Your lesson is helpful and essential for me. I hope that I can learn more and more English through these lessons.

Michimin

Thanks a lot for the vidio. Its very useful even there manything that I dont underatand well, but its ok cause im still in learning. You helped me so much with this vidio. Thank you ! ^^

Indira Putri Alpian

Hi Mr Adam I want to learn 50 vocabulary how can i learn

Davron

    Hi Mr. Davron,

    The best way to retain these words is to use them. Make up sentences with these words and make them so that the meaning of the word can be understood by another learner.

    You can try to memorize them, but that doesn’t work for everyone.

    Hope this helps a little.

    Adam

great lesson. thanks Adam. It’s really help me to understand the way american’s talking while watching

dwi bayu saputra

thank you teacher, i’m a new student

baoEY

    Welcome BaoEY :)

    Adam

very interesting video, Adam. thank you.

k-nata

Dear Adam! I really like your style of teaching, my immense gratitude to you!

MariaHutchcraft

    hi .i want talk with you to improve englash

    mrmohamed

Hi Adam. I’m a new member here… I’ve been watching your videos about 1 week, they are amazing. I am a beginner. I’ve been studying about 3 years.
So, in most of the dialogues at the books and videos that I’ve been studying, i realize the word SOON, but in many, different contexts. i don’t know if i really don’t understand!!
Could you give a explication about this?
P.S.: probably, there somes mistakes in this text( heheheh) if have it, please, correct them!

Claudiano

    Welcome Claudiano :)

    You need to remember that many words in English have more than one meaning and sometimes these are completely unrelated. For example, you must bear in mind that the injuries you would have if a bear chased you would be very difficult to bear. :)

    Adam

Hi Adam,
This is a very interesting lesson.
I do like lessons like this because it’s my difficult in English. I understand what you’re saying and all your lessons, but when I watch some movie or listen to a song I don’t understand too much, only some words.
I’d like to congratulate you, all the teachers and Engvid for helping me to improve my English.
Good job guys!!!!!!!!!

Leandro Cleber

It’s so great Adam! I’m already able to got every american sounds though. Helpful your lesson.

pablovinicius

‘ppreciate that ! ;)

lorientico

    ;)
    tsaw’rite

    Adam

      G8T
      Howrya feelin’ today?

      lorientico

        GR8 !

        Adam

This was the first Adam’s video I saw. So after that I’m watching his videos like a crazy. Adam is good at teaching. Congrats! I’ll try to keep up with your videos. It has helped me a lot. Nice tips =)

LeoCarreira

    Thanks Leo. Welcome :)

    Adam

I loved your video. Thank you.

cleide21

Thanks for this lesson, Adam!

Watching videos with transcription to improve English listening is a good practice, indeed.

I’m trying to watch the House of Cards serie, for instance, but this makes me sad to imagine that politics, even in the First World, can be so inappropriate. If this is true, mapping this politics practices to the loosed Third World, is even more terrible.

Right (or left), some countries should consider more some concerns besides liberty and national security, like Canada and other countries in Europe, which put a little more weight in the social welfare. Whatsoever, this balance is always so delicate, even more if you consider personal interests of politicians.

Fabio Cicerre

Thanks, Adam.
I’d like to ask a question.
“set up laws” is it correct to use ‘set up’?
If not, then what words should I use?

Sophie

    Sorry, get one more question.
    I know ‘inland’ can be an adjective or adverb.
    But can it be a noun?
    Thanks.

    Sophie

      HI Sophie,

      I’m not sure I’d say ‘set up laws’. Maybe establish laws, or pass laws.

      You can use inland as a noun (He lives inland), but it’s more common as an adjective.

      Adam

Hello, Adam!
Could you criticize it?
This grey enormous stone
instead your broken soul
can’t get you happy life
just empty days and cries.
Don’t hold it in your own
you can return lost soul,
repair your broken heart
be free from owner hurt.
Believe – your feel was srtaight
but something has the end
and love you once have lost
you’ll find in someone’s ghost.

Alyana

    Hi Alyana,

    That’s a pretty poem. I’m not sure what kind of critique you’re looking for, but it sounds like a homework project ;)

    Adam

Thanks for this interesting lesson, Adam :)

Chloe.Lee

Hi Adam,first I want to thank you so much, and I want to tell you that I have learned more from you, your lessons are great, and I want to ask you that,does ‘shoulda’ mean should have not or just should have?Because I have learned that it means just should have.

erru.habte54@yahoo.com

    Hi Erru,

    Shuda is positive and shunda is negative ;)

    Adam

      Thanks so much!

      erru.habte54@yahoo.com

Thank you very much, Adam!

Chau Le

hi Adam thanks for you lesson, thanks for you time you are a excelente teacher.This is a very interesting lesson

ameca

i need good paragraph about corruption

imene2931

    Hi Imene,

    Try writing one :) Otherwise, you can probably Google it.

    Adam

Thanks. So can i say ‘whathe weather like…?’? Reply, please

Tymofyi

    Hi Tymofyi,

    You can shorten any word you want as long as others understand what you’re saying. I’ve heard whether reduced to whetha, yes.

    Adam

Hi, i want to improve my English
I see for new friends around the world
My skype: kolia.sauliak
Gmail.com : kolia.sauliak@gmail.com

MykolaSauliak

I am new at this site, but especially I like your style and topics… I am going on to follow you teacher Adam…

voyager

    Welcome Voyager :)

    Adam

This lesson hit the spot, Adam. Very useful at least to say. Keep your great work up. Regards.

vladandevla

Thank you.

Mohamed.Salah

Nice class Adam, thank you soo much.
EngVid.com is awesome, you are doing an excellent work

Patrickdbarros

Thank you very much!:)

classisnatural

How i save these lesson?

kevlinminn

    Hi Kevlin,

    The are always here. You can bookmark the webpage.

    Adam

Your videos are excellent thank you so much!

gabrieldesena

Thank you Adam. It eas w really good

Ilugoc

Thank you Adam. It was a really good video and great explanation about native english speakers.

Ilugoc

That is, in fact, one of the hardest thing to understand when you try to speak with native-english speaker!. Thanks for the support!

Berny Herrera

Hi . Thank you for your help.

Soei

this will help to impove my eng

t.rohit reddy

I would keep studying hard!! Thanks Adam.
“shunda don that” is the most precious thing that I got in this presentation.

kdh1516

Sir you are doing a great job, thanks a lot for this amazing help to unknown people like me.

JABBED

Hellooo, I enjoy learning with you!!!!

Mary1575

Great lesson Adam!! thanks!

JuanPablo01

hi, im a master student from Iran.
at first i want to say thank you for teaching.
and then i wanna say i have a big problem with these words:
1) so as to
2) in case
3) in that
4) as though = as if
5) so far as
6) in order that
7) thereby
8) therein
9) thereof
10) therefore
11) thereafter
12) wherein
13) henceforth=henceforward
14) barnone
15) bar=except
16) as for
17) as per
18) as to
19) much as
20) many as / as much
21) …
what are these words and what do you calls these words in English?
These are really confusing for me. Help me. Thank you.
R.S.V.P.

HOSSEIN EBRAHIMI

    Huseyinleceylan! If you don’t mind, I can help you.
    I think there’s only one way to learn those…and it is reading books.(from my experience I can say that classical books rich with such locutions ). Sorry if I couldn’t help.

    KATRIN777

      Hi Katrin. thank u 4 ur advice. Actually I know there is just one way to memorize these words. If it is possible for you and also if you have a facebook account i will be glad to chat with u and other students in this site.
      10Q

      HOSSEIN EBRAHIMI

        Thank you HOSSEIN EBRAHIMI! I’m sorry I can’t because my target is to understand English absolutely and not to polish my speaking skills, though I speak English very well. Bye!

        KATRIN777

    Hi Huseyinleceylan,

    Mostly they are transitions or introductory phrases. Some are used to reach a conclusion/result, etc. I will make a video about the more common ones. It would be too long an answer to go over each one here, but you can look them up in the dictionary as well.

    Adam

you’re great Adam! thanks a lot

Jemalsd

Hi Adam you are such a great teacher. I wonder wether you can make possible a phrasal verb lesson relates to CALL in ,for , and so on. I’d really appreciate it.

carlos43

    I’ll get on it Carlos ;)

    Adam

Hello Adam.
Thank you for your answer .
You wrote a turn of phrase that I didn’t know .
“You can look up radio stations, may of which have online streaming.”
Can I replace ” may of which ” by ” which may ” or the meaning is quite different . A lesson on that would help everyone, Thank you

tsamp

    I’m sorry Tsamp, I need to be more careful with my typing. It’s supposed to be “many of which”.

    That being said, “…, which may…” also works, coincidentally enough.

    Adam

Thank you very much indeed Adam,it was very useful

Hozaifa

Thanks for your reply teacher Adam i think your explaination to my question got the right point (You make your own wins)
This dialogue can be found on 1st episode of Fargo TV show

Roywolf

Hi,Teacher thanks for such a wonderful lesson it really helped me understand the lyrics of the songs i like,but you still didn’t tell so many other words that native speakers pronounce differently like “Th” i always heard native people pronounce “Th” as “s” like they pronounce “Think” as “sink” they say “I sink” rather than “I think” and also if “T”is followed by “Y” it is pronounce as “CH” like they say “Canch you” instead of ” can’t you please define how they pronounce such letters and so many other words like that.Thank you in advance.Stay Blessed and Live long.

eichi

    That’s the problem Eichi,

    There are so many, that I would have to make many videos to fit them all. The best thing to do is watch movies and tv shows. In the meantime, I’ll try to make more videos like this.

    Adam

      Thanks teacher i do watch movies and its been about 20 years i watch them but unfortunately i am still unable to understand them completely without subtitle you people really speak so fast its really hard for us to understand you but it isn’t so hard for you people to speak a little slow please have some mercy speak a little slow so that other people have no problem to get what you people say.Thank you so much you are such a great teacher.Stay Blessed

      eichi

Hi,Adam thanks such a wonderful lesson ,it will be helpful for understanding songs lyrics .

ibha

Very good explanation

MCesar

Thank you Adam. It was very useful lesson. Could you make some other videos about how to understand native speakers in their different conversations cos I’m sure there are many other secrets that they use in daily conversation. If to be honest I’d like to be fluent and confident in english. It’s my big dream.

Edu777

    I’ll work on that Edu :)

    Adam

it’s a great video .. Adam you are nice .

roaalqaramseh

Adam Thanks to you I understand something sounds about native speaker. I want to ask you If I could use when I speak each other (partner, friend, etc.) with betta (better) ’bout for example: “tell ’bout your day…” is appropriate in casual situations right?

Danres

    As long as the other person understands and it’s casual, then, yes, Danres, it is :)

    Adam

Good job buddy ! I’m curious what is you nationality ?

Akhmet@kazakh

    I’m Canadian :)

    Adam

    hello what’s your sky pe

    kotoz

i just wanna say thank you! Thanks Adam

aaoceo

Adam, thanks a lot for the classes. I can really understand you very well. (: For me, the main difficulty in English Language is being able on understanding native speakers in full and talking as them. Well, we know that it’s just a matter of practice. There isn’t another way, right? Bye.

samia bechelane

    Practice makes perfect Samia :)

    Adam

after i watched this video, i can understand what native speaker says. i hope you can make more and more video usefull like that. thank you very much !

duycm94

    after i watched this video, i can understand what native speaker says. i hope you can make more and more useful like that. thank you very much !

    duycm94

it is very difficult for me to understand when they talk fast….😢😢😢😢

Mary1575

hey everyone I’m a chinese student here,I want to improve my english cuz i’m going to start my trading busniess company on alibaba.if someone like to talk me in english, u can add my skype:jack65651130@hotmail.com

jack65651130

Thank you Adam. It was so valuable lesson this time!

Akihiko Otsu

Very cool lesson! What is the differences between also, too, as well? thx.

andrukhamorozov

    They’re mostly the same Andrukhamorozov,

    The main thing is that you can’t start a sentence with ‘too’.

    Adam

Adam you’re simple and amazing, Thank you!
Could you please make a lesson about the “use” of words that are close in meaning such as: Though,Eventhough,Although/Fact,Truth/..etc ;Because those are the most wanted and needed lessons for English Learners.

Joseph Deliah

Fantastic video¡¡
Thanks a lot.

Mavitm

Very important lesson!It’s not easy to understand native speakers but with pratice I’m getting better.
Thanks Adam!

christian012

hi sir…
if we through something to hurt a person, or to hit anything… then what preposition are the best
as i throw a stone_____him? (on-at-in)…

xaheeer

    Hi Xaheeer,

    at :)

    Adam

      thanx sir jee…
      it makes me feel special when you reply me and every bodyelse here…
      you’ve become our hope that we expect that at leat there’s someone who do we solve our problems like this… thanks for being so kind and helping hand to us all…

      xaheeer

Great lesson

samehegypt89

thank you

issa1981

This site will help me a lot to improve myself. =D thank you

geliqueabunda

A very useful lesson as for me. Adams, I’m gonna watch your other ones asap.
Thanks.

legless-rover

Very good lesson.

Rosivaldo Marques

Hi Adam i love ur lessons and hope u will continue !

Hareem

thank you Adam for your helpful videos.
I always watch your videos on youtube.
I have a TOEFL IBT next month.
I am intermediate at English and I need the score about 70. on sample test of TOEFL IBT I got 50.how can I do in this short time?
thank you so much

kiavash.zr

hello my teacher adam thanks for all your help and the free website i wanna ask you aquestion if you please i’ve been learning english since december 2014 via more than course such as american university and efu and lastly engvid but iam still aweak in english when i listen to any programme with english i can’t understand any thing the reason they speak fast fast fast i need to improve my reading and writting and listening and speaking iam depressed and i’ve frustration now days iam enter on website it’s name storynory to read but i can’t understand plenty of words should i memorize all words in the story nor memorize afew of them and what should i do how many times read the same story nor read any thing then i need daily homework i should do it to learn english very very quickly please i’ll wait for your response

kotoz

Hi Adam thank you for you lesson, always your lessons are incredible, I am having an ielts exam in near futur and i still can’t dissociate words from sentence in listening, i got frightened becoz i see my results in tests are getting worse, what advice would you give please!

hawace

Hi, Adam.It’s a great video and very useful for me.
I listen to you twice with no captions and then twice more with them- You’re a very good teacher and your lessons are very interesting and entertaining indeed.
Thanks a lot!!

Silvi@

Hey Adam! It`s a excellent video! Thank you so much, this help me a lot!

lemp23

thank you mr this is first time listen you

I getting better good strong and clear english

Mahmoud Naji

Thank you for this and for all your lessons it si good to have a teacher like you.

rafabravo

Great Adam, thanks a lot!

particul07

Is the first time that I understand a Video in english thanks you´re like a Obi-Wan Kenobi, well I think my worst problem is Speaking.. Do you know a website where I can speech with native speakers? It would help me a lot of and I´ll greatful if you ask my comment

AdolfoSar18

Adam, you’re amazing. It’s a really interesting video. Thanks a lot! :)

natalyarg

Hi Adam! Thanks a lot for the video, I keep on enjoying the topics and the manner you explain, as well as my father does. He’s actually a businessman, but he doesn’t just use the language at his work, but also he’s keen on English. Having watched almost all the videos of yours, he is looking forward to impoving his speaking skills. Could you help him in that? My fb account is https://www.facebook.com/julia.kulish.39?__nodl Thank you for the answer!

Julia Romanova

Hi sir, How are you…
i’m learning pronunciation of English words and it is very difficult to collect words and their phonetic symbols from a dictionary and write them in a sentence…
so could you please do me a favour… if there is any kind of fonts that i could install in my Word document to write sentences easily so that i may improve my accent… please do let me know if there is any kind of option… i’ve come to know about the symbol box that is contained in ms-word but it is consuming lots of time c’z every time we insert just a single symbol which is a very long process…

xaheeer

    HI SIR, HOW ARE YOU… I’D POSTED THIS QUESTION LAT TIME TO ASK YOU ABOUT THE INSTALLATION OF IPA HOW TO WRITE IN OFFICE LIKE ANY OTHER LANGUAGE FREELY WITHOUT GOING TO SYMBOLS BOX…
    BUT I’VE DISCOVERED IPA FONTS AND ‘VE INSTALLED ON MY PC… AND NOW I CAN WRITE AS FASTER IN IPA FORM AS WE WRITE ANY OTHER LANGUAGE AFTER ISTALLLING ITS FONTS… AND ITS AWESOME TO WRITE IN IPA… AND I’VE JUST WATCHED YOUR VIDEO ABOUT HOW TO SOUND LIKE A NATIVE SPEAKER AND LEARNT A LOT FROM YOUR SHARED IDEAS PERTAINING IPA SYMBOLS AND THE MERRIAM WEBSTER DICTIONARY YOU’VE SUGGESTED IN IT… YOUR HIGHNESS… YOU ARE GREAT… I LOVE YOU…

    xaheeer

      sir i’ve an important question to ask you… please tell me something about any dictionary that leads the best to britian englihs i’m following brittian english so what should i go with…
      i’ve found a few words that have different pronounciations in different dictionaries… as in oxford and cambridge dictionaries they both provide birtian accent with a word in pair… but they both differ in prononciation some times with respect to the same word… so should i stick to them or not… please guide me as i could be on the right path…

      xaheeer

Very good and useful lesson to learn from.But before I leave there’s actually one thing that I’d like to draw your attention to. It is what is called “the intruder r” there is nothing about it. I really wanna learn this aspect of English pronunciation which much often appears in the British accent. Why not giving a lesson about it. Thank you for caring about our comments.

Jongoo

Thanks a lot, Adam, for yours very helpful lessons! You are so positive guy, that every time I viewing your lessons, I get charge that positive energy from you! Thank you, and all the best for you!!!

MicGal

Thank you so much.It was very useful for my education (Y)

Alfinoor

Thanks Adam the topic was very usefull for me.
Congratulations!

Deidre Senra

Hello,Adam.Somewhere in the comments above you’ve said that one needs to read a lot to build a vocabulary.Do you have anything specific to advise for reading which is the best in view of this goal?I’m reading Robinson Crusoe now,and it has too many words which are either out of use nowadays or used in literature only.Forums no good either – too many butchered words. Thanks in advance!

Lariiisa

Hi Adam, thank you very very much for your effort to makes people learn how to fluent in english. I appreciated what you did and really grateful. Again, thanks a lot! Cheers :D

Windazunitasa

Hi Adam, thank you very very much for your effort to makes people learn how to fluent in english. I appreciated what you did and really grateful. I hope that i can speak english fluenty and understand what a native speakers speak/said. Again, thanks a lot! Cheers :D

Windazunitasa

Hello ! How do you do ?

Arome

Hi ! My name is Arome. Please, what are the deferences between main verb and modal verb ?

Arome

You give us the information we need, thanks a lot!

Muhammad Antar

Hi Adad!!! Can you figure out. What do mean when you say “da” in conversation??? Thank you

joe921

thank you .. i sometime don’t understand what American people say , now i can understand more

thiennguyen1994

Thanks Adam I’m new in this blog and also I’m a new student. You are a very nice teacher. You teach very clear and you have a great method to do that.

I need to improve my English and I’m sure i can do that if I follow you and your lessons

Thanks again

michele72

Hi!

I heard somewhere about sick has two meanings one is ill, the other is Cool, Is it like that?

Please help me

Sheetalkhalid

Thank you Adam for the great lesson.

Kleanthis

thanks a lot but I have problem with speaking can u help me please

bniwes

GOOD, GOOD,

Terrysam

Thank you, Adam!

saragentaiyo

Hi, Adam.

Please, explain to me about reduction with words like: dancing, nothing, doing.

I always see nothin’, dancin’, etc. Okay, i can understand in oral speech swallowing of letter “g”, but why english speakers write apostrophe instead only one letter?
I mean they nothing to cut. Dancing – 7 symbols equals Dancin’ – 7 symbols. What’s the point?

Why you don’t cut whole “ing” if you want to cut? Like: danc’, noth’, do’? It would be more logical.

Bakli

Where Can I find people willing to talk in English or rather We try to talk in English? If anyone’s interested, give me Hi and we can talk. GREAT LESSON ADAMS.

Pedro Andrade

Great Lesson!!!!

JuaniH

Thank you Adam…Really that is a most difficult part because Its not easy for me to listen,understand and answer for native speaker fast

Jabir Sharif

Hi Adam, I enjoyed your video and learned a lot from this lecture. Do you happen to know if there is a vide series, or a tutorial on how to practice American english?

sumanbhunia

hi adam i need or i see when star internet word oops what mean or whar stand for
i wait you your answer
thanks dear teacher

emufarah

You are the best teacher in the world! You are my idol! 😊 I saw every clips of you on YouTube. That’s why my English has been improved very much! Thank you a lot, mr.Adam!

Candice

Adam, Thanks in advance you’re fabulous! My English isn’t very good but it’s goin’ to get better after I came to be your student.
Love the way you tought. Your lessons help me to improve my speaking as well.
I feel greatful. :))

wpewnual

Thank you Adam!

@josuefdn

Hi, Adam! That’s a nice lesson. In my opinion, the most difficult part of studying English is to listen a native speaker, and your tips have helped me a lot. By the way, I think you used the expression “wanna”, that means “want to”, didn’t you? Thanks from Brazil!

Eduardo França

Thanks a lot Adam, it was an excellent class because as you said, not always we should have the oportunity to become in an star; however it’s important figure out how native speakers speak. Again thank you.

FAUSTOMAF

OOO,thank you so much,Adam!

travelmama

Thank you so much Adam, You are a great teacher

youssef allax

Hi sir, how are you…
we haven’t caught you in any comments since long… please be with us as soon as possible

xaheeer

Adam…you are a great one!

Ricardo Garcia

Thank you so much:-(

SandyAhmed

Hi Adam,
great lesson as usual, and very useful for my students as well.
They always ask me ´don´t you have a video lesson from Adam today?´ ;)
Regards.

dannyzeta

Adam:
Can you tell me more example of this lesson?Because I can not understand what do they say in the movie.Thank you so much.

Eton

Love so much your lessons they help me so much with my english

fulviapell

Awesome adam , thanks for your lessons

daniel enos

Thank you Adam

fawzy1967

Thank you very much Adam

Sara Sayed

hi adam ! I like your lessons ..you are the best teacher in this page :)

yukselhilal

Thank you so much Teacher Adam I really admire your way to make our English much better God bless you

mohamedsonja6780@yahoo.com

Thank you for the lesson Adam!! You’re a good explainer and I always watch your videos with pleasure;D After this lesson I will sound more like a native-speaker,I guess xD

YanaPereverzeva

Hi,this lesson was very important to improve my level
mainly understanding.
thank you teacher ADAM

moustaf

this is why I don’t understand the movie.

kyawmoenatmauk

Thank you to reassure me , Adam. Every time I tried to listen a song or information in English , I thought they were talking to me in Hebrew.

beernaard

.I am hereby requesting to you guys that i am working on learning American/Canadian speaking accent,i am expecting from you guys to help me out…
is there anyone for daily one hour skype conversation on social topic or research?

Zeeshan Yousafzai

Hello Adam, I just registered to this site and I submitted on you tube. You are a great teacher, I can understand many things and I think i will improve my English. Furthermore this lesson is very important for me because’ my main problem is to ‘understand native English people. Considering that usually, for work reasons,i have to travel around the world, you are a great help. Thank You!!!

GiuseppePt

hi Adam, thank you so much for your help , it’s realy easy to undrestand you.
:)you’re the best

Erroudani wafa

Tks!!

Well Olliver

Good job My Teacher Adam
Thank you very much

Hazemsakr

It helps me a lot , thank’s Adam ;)

Zyra Talon

Thank you very much Adam,it helped me a lot.I didnt know these facts

Aslanbeyova Leyla

I like your lessons. Your speech is clear and I understand all of there nearly. I have one question. I heard often on TV and movies a phrase: “Are not!”. Although I know what it is same : “I don’t know!”. Is it right?

metge

Very good teacheer !!

aboukrim

Thank you teacher. I like your teaching method. It is clear and easy to understand.

Han2506

Thanks Adam. I have a question; What is the difference between the pronunciation of the words ‘WHOM’ and ‘HOME’.

Wasi Ahmed

thanks Adam.hi from Turkey.

aliastra

Thank you teacher Adam
you are very good teacher

japer

Good job Adam.

sorak

thank you adam

mrmohamed

I was confusing that the way I speak should like those native speakers?
but it seems I don`t need to, thank you Adam.

Susan Yang

Hello sir. I’m a student of English literature and doing my graduation in it. I watch English movies and sometime feel that it is hard to catch anything they say in the movies. For instance I watched Sherlock Holmes and couldn’t understand any sentence spoken by Sherlock Holmes. I have experienced it while watching Harry Potter. Please sir help me to understand such type of dialogues or conversation.I can easily understand american English but when listening to British English the aforementioned situation happens.
I really enjoyed this video and practiced things you have taught and found it very useful.

Samiullah3845

My skype is : Alessandro Oliveira
Everyone who want to practic

Tababog

hallo .mr.Adam i really like all your videos.i watched and also download it so i can learn and improve my english by listening what did you say on this video and so far i can understand^_^,but still my problem is i can’t make my own words,how to arrange it,sometimes i use online dictionary but when i get it i think i need to change some word or the position so i can think that i can make a good sentences and the question for that is,am i wrong to change some words or position from online dictionary to my own word,but still in one meaning?i am sorry if many words that wrong^_^.thank you

Desy Tasyani

Thank you, Adam! You’re great! :)

royaleq

Hi Adam, thanks for the videos.

Danielfcv

Hi, Adam! You´re so good teacher. I really appreciate your classes! God bless you!

Maitê dos Santos Pimentel

thank u vrymch(very much)😉

nazek n

WOW… You have done good video, I really appreciate to be your student.

Rithy Than

Please Mr. Adam tell me what can i do to have a good listening? I speak english very well and i also write. But its difficult sometimes to understand someone when they’re talking to me.

Guy Philippe Lexil

Thanks Adam for sharing this useful video and I am very interesting your lessons.

MohamedHussein11

Hello. Thank you very much…^_^ I have question little from another theme. Hope you’ll help(. Could you please explain what to do if I’m able to understand speakers, most part of texts, but still cant to speak and to write well and confidently. I just as if forget most part of the lexicon. Cause dont have who can check me. So how to improve that, it what way? Thank you. Goodluck

vitatoporkova

Thank you Adam, it’s very useful !

alicechoi

Where is quiz for this lesson?

Ilya Bondar

I think you already know it, but I’ say it: you are an excellent teacher. One of the best in internet

Rtsantos

I think you already know it, but I’ say it: you are an excellent teacher. One of the best in internet

Rtsantos

Hi Adam
you are v.good teacher , I like all your lessons

osama waseem

Hello, Adam again! Will it be polite to ask you to make record (maybe audio?) with pronanciation of irregular verbs from WritetoTop?

Iryna M05389857

Excellent work with two words…

goan

Good explanation, thanks a million

Zuleyner

Thanks Adam for share your knowlege with us!

neanses

great!

NemOo

Thank you very much Adam! It’s great video! That’s exactly what I have been struggling to listen to native speakers.

nightway7

Hi guys it’s first time I visit this site. where can I find and download this video?????:(

Abbassheaukhmiri

The first time see a video without test

starvit

First of all I wanna thank you for this great lesson.
And I am studying this at my university but the problem that I am facing is that there is no field to practise it except listening to movies and songs. So what can I do if I wanna make sure that I can understand and speak with native speakers?

Eriny

    same problem as yours

    Abdullah Aboelkhair

Thank you Adam. You’ve explained very well.

Bhramarambika

Hello, Adam, I absolutely love the way you teach, everything is so nice – pronunciation, explicit examples, your sense of humour… But I’m not a native speaker and guess I might misuse words sometimes – now would it be the same thing to use since/ as to give a reason for a particular situation, they sound pretty much the same to me in this case, how do they sound to your ear? Thanks

JaneBegonia

Hi there. Impressive way in teaching,Thanks a lot.

Amira Abo Amrow

thank you a lot Sir

maldain

thanks Adam

LONG P

Your classes are very good! Thank you.

CarlaJPC

great video , thank you Adam

ahmedkhalilibrahim

Thank you Adam

Tyrion

GOOD job thanks….

iram hanif

Looks like even native English teachers use short pronunciation in their lessons. For example, sometimes it could be difficult to understand and make difference between:
– today’s vs. today is
– many cases with absent -ing
– /then/ as /en/ as it happens in (him/her/them) words when th is dropped
– fill vs. feel
– many cases with /you’re/ because sometimes /you’re/ is sound like /your/ and native teachers sometimes pronounce it more shortly like one syllable
– /this is/ as /is is/
– it’s vs. it is
– /you do on Monday/ like /yo done Monday/
– what/wat
– many cases with -ed in verb forms are not pronounced
– you already vs. you’re ready

yangand

Also sometimes the word ‘Do’ could be absent in questions, like ‘You wrote a song?’ especially in American as I can see. May be I am wrong but sometimes I don’t hear ‘Do’ in movies and the only way to understand that it was a question is intonation at the end of the sentence.

yangand

Thnk you my teacher I appreciate it.

1999marie

Hello Adam! Wonderfull lesson! Thank you so much!

Elijah_zalts

Good lessons and good person if you are Muslim

Mahmoudfarag123456789

Hi Mr Adams,good morning or afternoon.
This is my first comment and i really want use that occasion to thank you very much for the energy and time you spend everyday in despite of your others activities.
in fact i have a mistake Mr Adam.
I can understand what peaple says english,i can also write but i can’t speak.would you help me about this please???

Mr Improving

So good thank you adam

Emanrady

i need someone for practice english in speaking. adam can you help me in finding practicers

mbk2020

Conversation with a English native it is a real challenge for me.Hope this lesson and another relative issues can help me to understand in various contexts :friends, abroad,ect

leoballa

Adam sir .. please help me to improve my English ..I understand English very well but in pronounciation I m little bit week …and I m preparing for addministration services ..their is English is must ..what can I do for that ?????

Prachi mishra

Thanks Adam for a good lesson more lessons like this.

Alex-1956

Cool, thank you! Very interesting.
My English is kinda between B1 and B2 levels, but I’m not bad at listenning and recently I decided to watch “The hateful eight” with English subtitles and, WOW, I had to watch a first half of the movie again with Russian subtitles because they speak extremely lazy language besides complicated constructions for me, I barely could understand anything by context :D

Baldur

Thank you Adam!

netameli

thnx adam

Abdullah Aboelkhair

great! I’ve learned a lot

aizandales

hi Adam sir you are such an amazing person God bless u can u please help me in preparing my ielts test i had 3 years before and got 5.5 in wirting and listening and 6.0 in reading and speaking but now i am preparing again to get atleast 7.5

amber naseer

Hello,Adam. i am from Russia. i heve been lerning english a little time. i am very happy that i found your lessons. P.S. sorry for my mistakes, if i heve done it.

farbrus

Adam, you`re incredible teacher! You make me smile. And listening to you i forget that we are from different countries. Thank you so much!

LIra555

Hello.I am a new student here.I want to know how i stare the course and what is the first video which i will start.can you help me sir?or anyone?

marwa127

    Welcome, marwa127! You can watch the videos in any order. You can use the English Lesson Finder (on the left side) to filter videos by level (beginner, intermediate, advanced), topic, and teacher. If you are just starting, try beginner-level lessons.

    engVid Moderator

Thanks you, sir.

Prakasan PP

    Thank you, sir.

    Prakasan PP

Thank you Adam! All Your lessons are very interesting and helpful. Unfortunately, there isn’t quiz in this lesson. May be it’ll apper here lately? Have a great one!

LazyVB

thank you very much Mr.Adam,

what a useful lesson i hope that you extend this lesson with more episodes about elision

Aml Mounier

Interesting!!!! For the comprehension for me is important to know elision etc

paoton

Hi Adam. I’m French, live in the USA. I can understand native speaker, (I don’t know why but have a hard time to understand people from Alabama, Savannah). I’m trying my best but it’s really hard. Another thing, how can I know my English level please? I’m making a lot of mistakes when I speak, but understand English perfectly, but always looking for the right word to say. Sometimes it’s embarrassing. Thank you

TANOUCHKA

It’s cool!)))

Huliganka
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