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207 COMMENTS

Thanks Alex for clearing up the use of these confusing words. It’s an excelent lesson. God bless you

Arturo

    I’d rather watch Engvid 2 others

    kotoz

good lesson

khairy

thank you for the lesson

natalia2508

Thanks, Alex . You are a good teacher. My english skills is better because of your lessons.I wish you success!

Valldecy

    You said as if blaming the teacher for his lessons. I would rather use “My English skills are getting heights THANKS TO your lessons.”

    Moiseev Kirill

I liked this video so much…. And got the 5 questions right! Uhuu! HAHAHA! Thank you so much… this video is really good!

Tiago

thaaanks alot Alex :>

shioma

thanks alex. you are always very clear. I love your lessons.

e74

thanks:) nice lesson

sheilla01

I am a little confused

charco

Charco … just take the quiz and your confusion would be cleared :)

aarab

Why can’t the videos be watched by me? They are free , aren’t they?Would anybody answer these questions?

yusuf duzgun

    Yusuf, thosands of people watch these lessons every day, so it is working for most people, I think. The lessons are 100% free, yes. Why don’t you tell me what the problem is? You should see a video at the top of this page. Do you see it? It is a YouTube video. Can you see YouTube videos on other sites? Some workplaces, libraries, etc, block YouTube.

    engVid

      actually, Yusuf, I see you are from Turkey. As far as I know, YouTube is sadly blocked by the Turkish government. I know that many Turks find ways around this.

      engVid

      Mr Alex , Thank you very much. I solved the problem about blocked youtube yesterday.You are right.
      And also I want to thank you and the other teachers for this special and good duty for us.You are great people.
      I hope I can improve my english , and also I can speak fluently.

      yusuf duzgun

      sir i need a help can u help m e

      saira

i enjoy engvid lessons, it ‘s my first time i see these lessons , Alex is a good teacher , i wish there are lessons about culture, thank you very much

abdelaziz

Mr Alex , Thank you very much. I solved the problem about blocked youtube yesterday.You are right.
And also I want to thank you and the other teachers for this special and good duty for us.You are great people.
I hope I can improve my english , and also I can speak fluently.

yusuf duzgun

Thanks for such a knowledgeful lesson.it would really be helpful for me. could u please give a lesson on gerund and i have doubt of using house and home. please clear it. thanks again.

Danish

I am very very weak when i talk in english also i am confused when some one talk in english.please give me sugestion.thank you

Masood alam

wooooooooooooooww its soooooooo clear and fantastice lesson

hussein

thx clearly understood

tigerwood.casa@yahoo.com

it’s great! Our students from Ukraine love your lessons so much. Thank you very much.

Liubov

thanks for teaching us!

bigboy85

I can get the difference between “I would rather” and “I would prefer”.

Nano

Mr.Alex, sorry to write you again, but it just to rememorize you that i have asked for some lessons. so please reply as soon as you get time. thaks

Danish

Hi Alex thank you. may I take the quse agine or it is only one time? this lesson is good bye.

Assefa

HELLO ALEX THANK YOU SO MUCH.AFTER WATCHING YOUR TEACHING LESSON I CAN UNDERSTAND ABOUT IT.YOU SPEAK ENGLISH CLEARLY I CAN CATCH UP WITH THE LESSON

BIN

I’m French, it’s really clearly for me. Thanks a lot.

Fatima

Hi? I’m very happy to know this site. Thanks for evrything that you and the other teachers do here.Furthermore, it’s all free ^.*

hum…I’ve got a question. When we use relative pronoun if the antecedent is a person or people we can use ‘who,whose,whom or that’ according to circumstances and if the antecedent is a thing or things we can use ‘which, whose or that ‘. Also the antecedent is both person and thing we have to use ‘that’ right?
but I don’t know what I should use if the antecedent is connencted with or. For exampe…
Perception is a knowledge about the object or person ……. is present before the perceiver. What should I use in……..?

You’ll be my life saver…^^

linsang

    In this case I think you can use “who”, because “person” is last mentioned in your sentence. I am not completely sure about that. It’s just my opinion. :)

    ValentinP

Very good Alex! you´re a good teacher. Thank you for the lesson…I´m your fã…hehehe

Lala/Brazil

thank u for your lesson

jerome

thank u

jerome

This subject is one of my less knowledge , that’s why Thank you so much Mr Alex.
And Also I want to ask a question about subject “beside,under,…” .
these 3 “next to , near , beside ” words have the same meaning , do they? And also Can we use “above” instead of using “on the top of” ?
Thanks a lot , take care of yourselves.

yusuf duzgun

Great Job!

Karan40a

Thanks a lot. You are a very good teacher. I understood completely.

Neelam777

thank u

mona

plz ,I want more practics in grammer .
thank u

mona

Thanks Alex,
It was agreat and useful lesson.

akram

Thk Alex, was good lesson. Could you please give a lecture on use of Articles, that will be helpful. I am specifically confused in sentence like these:
1)The cow is a usefull animal.
2)Man is the only animal that uses fire.
Why The or A is not there in the second sentence?
Further I have confusion in the follow type of sentence:
1)She loves to eat Mangoes and bananas.
Now when to use love and when loves, and why?

tejas

Thank you very much. As for me the lesson is very useful and provided in clear explanation

Roman

hi, alex, why did u say ,”She’d rather sit on the bus.” why not in the bus,im tauking about prepositions.thanks .

Asmae

    good answer!!

    AMIR

thanks alex i can’t catch up English I study now one year and I don’t understan this is tha firs day i see this program and i think if i study one monthy I feel beter thanks and i hoppy you use black markar

alex

THANKS A LOT IT HELPED ME!I IMPROVED MY ENGLISH ONLY IN ONE MONTH thanks!ta very much bye for now!!!!

AMIR

so good..it’s awesome

praveen.PSNA

thank u alex, i succeed to understand every single word thanks to your pronunciation :-)

gpo

but i have some confusion then how can i know . please any one will help me .

saira

hiiiiii
but i have some confusion then how can i know . please any one will help me .

saira

BORING LESSON YOU TEACHER!

Alex Nordin

    hey alex you dumb ass.you said that because you are idiot

    evanzz

thank u but How do I find a friend I speak English with him through the CAM???

ryan

Thanks Alex

ryan77

Thanke you Alex , your lesson is so clear and useful .. ^_^

Abdullah Hamza

plz sir help me
in speaking english

Amir Aslam

    i can teach u english its jst tht my grandma needs to learn ebg but i knw how to speak eng :)

    slurpee

THANK u from deep og my heart ..for this AMAZING Lesson …I prefer you than my teacher in old school …

hatim jackson

who needs to learn english????????????????????

pizza

Alex,

The lesson is very good. The only remark that I might make about this lesson is that it would benefit from some more explanation and usage examples of “would rather”. After this lesson the difference between “I would rather” and “I would prefer” is not quite clear. The rest if very good. Great thank you!-)

weirdo

thank you! I had problem with that, but now I know the differences thanks for you!

el

thanks for the such great pesentation.
this will do a lot for me.

Harish Gaydhane

thanks alex you are a great teacher
realy thanks

carlos

alex your lessons are very interesting for me.
your explanations are very clear
thank you.
ciro from colombia

ciro T Cortes

I would rather like this website to other teaching English ones.

eeae

hi Alex, my question is if I can use would rather for general statements as well.
Can I say ‘I rather read books than watch movies’ or Can I also ask ‘would you rather read books or watch movies? as a general preference.

Margot Box

it’s really helpful for me. thanks everyone.

vihang

I dont reach the video. how can ı watch?

fatih

thank u very much thatis great

maira

thanks:) nice lesson

satish gaurav

thank you sir.

satish gaurav

very nice

luke

thnk you Alex
please put some more lessons Alex

shiva

hey alex i hope you will be fine. i am very glad to lesten your lectuer but actully i’v some problem would perfer and would rather please help me.i should remove my weakness so let me know could i remove it so please give me more easy example more the ten sentencec each one.it’s your kindness
have a good day

Best Regard’s

Ahmed Anas
Lahore Pakistan

ahmed Anas

dear sir,i understand english grammar, i can also write in english, but i cant speak. please help me.

pradeep

Dear sir, i could not understand PREFERENCES. Can you help me.

Regrats

pradeep

Really interesting to learn. Thank you very much.Joy Bagnan Howrah India.

joy, India

thanks alex, you are good teacher.

evanzz

Hy Alex, thank you very much!!!
Very clear and usefull lesson: you are a fantastic teacher!
I hope more lessons will be available soon!
Have a good day!

Luisa - Italy

hello Mr./mrs EngVid ,
you are the best//// i watch your video lessons every day and regularly. just to understand how much i love you i say you a bit mistake in you answering to Yusuf from Turkey… thousand not thosands . Or maybe you right who knows? ;-) best wishes

kakshar

Thank you so much for your lessons. It always helps me with my English! Yuu are great teacher!

Vicka

i dont understand when we use do,does, did???
plz explain this

neel123

    Hi neel,

    “Do” and “does” are used in the present, and which one you use depends on the subject. Here are the rules:

    I do
    You do
    He/She/It does
    We do
    They do

    “Did” is used in the past, and is used with every subject.

    I hope this helps!

    Alex

thanks Alex

nami111

Hi, Alex !
I saw the word “rather” on the board
Could u make a lesson about – when do we use “rather” and when do we use “pretty”. Thanks very much, your movies are very useful.
Good Luck !

mirat

Thanks a lot it’s very useful and we look forward to see more and more.

regards
Mohammed Johmani

Johmani

Thank u so much~
Great lesson!!

scottjeung

ya really it is useful

senthil41

thank your very much alex your lessons help me a lot. God Bless you for your time to teach english.

jessica

I’d love this lesson, the way you teach, and of course, the content of the lesson. Thank you so much for giving so much enthusiasm in teaching.

Mily Soberanis

    i,d love this lesson the way you teach and of course the

    omar

THANK YOU VERY MUCH ALEX, YOU’RE VERY GOOD A TEACHER.

CELINE

Thanks a lot Alex, it’s really helpful to me.

bhaskarbtv

Hy BIG, I think you would prefer not having me as pupil(Quiz score = 20), please, wait do not send killer!!!, I will be back next for second chance.

Sergio

Well Big alex, in third quiz game time, I got 80points(it make me go watching de video till I got the concept).
Many thanks againg.see you soon

Sergio

Alex, why in I would prefer you used “to” after prefer and in I would rather you didn’t after rather??

Alex Rodrigues

Dear Alex,

OMG, i did not doing well in quiz test. I only got 2 correct out of 5. Actually, i confuse about words “would prefer” and “would rather”. I just take the quiz and got wrong answers regarding the word “would prefer” and “would rather”. In your video, you said “would prefer” is same thing as “would rather” except the word structure. Can you give a more detail about would prefer and would rather because it is confusing me. Thanks for your respond.

Best Regards.

daniel00

thanks a lot teacher..
it’s really great
^_^

hussain12

so clearly talk….ı understand all of talk thank you

burcu

thanks, it is great if you add more lessons

Sim Chhoeun, Cambodia

Hi sir! I wanna ask a question from you,that what’s the difference between would prefer and would rather.

simon

    Both are used to talk about preference at the moment of speaking, but they can be followed by different parts of speech.

    “I would rather” must be followed by a base verb. For example, “I would rather eat sushi tonight.”

    “I would prefer” can be followed by an infinitive (“I would prefer to eat sushi”), a gerund (“I would prefer eating sushi”), or a noun (“I would prefer sushi”).

    Both are used to show preference when there is more than one option available at the moment of speaking.

    Thanks for your question, and I hope this has made things clearer!

    Alex

      in quiz
      why we can’t say
      i would rather drink juice
      please explain to me

      amoly

      that was excellent explanation about preferences
      thanks alex

      Manolya

thanks alex your great teacher. i don’t know how to put a good grammar icould you help me iam studing ged

hodan

teacher alex, is these sentence correct?: i would rather stand than sitting beside you!
is this correct? tnx

regina

This is absolutely great site. I wish you have video conference so I can practice more my English.

gwapo

thanks alex, I learn a lot with you

hassy

Felicitaciones por la forma de explicar tan clara. Muchas gracias.

Neftali

hi alex how are you i enjoyed the lesson thank you and alex you are the best and im waiting more lesson from you i like you so much
from uzbekistan

QOBILJON

thanks for this information,i’m so glad to be taught such an informative lecture.

mark

thanks for your hardworking to create such useful website for people whose English is their second language, these learning videos are really attractive thanks

Aziz Ahmad

THIS IS ONE OF YOUR GREAT LESSON SIR IT’S VERY CLEAR AND HELPFUL. I HOPE MORE AND MORE LESSONS. THANK YOU SO MUCH

Nisha

thanks Alex! this lesson is very useful for me!
thanks again!

Trần Đình Cường

Thanks Alex! this lesson I didn’t hear! Because my com. don’t work. I don’t know why?
But thanks for everything!

BoBuR

oh my god i cant do the best , its to bad for me .i’ll try to learn more and more with this lesson …. and thanks teacher u do the best

saoboye78

good lesson :)
Hi sir! I want to ask what is the difference between i would not and i would rather not :)Thanks

Eli

HI sir :)Can we use would prefer with bare verb
e.x i would prefer read a book

Eli

Thank you very much, it is so helpful for me

turkia

Excellent

Aswini

arif’s agony is similar to what umer is experiencing.
in the above sentence please understand me the use of ” TO WHAT ” in what sense does it use

Aqeel

i have a little confused

carolinamustaon

what about like and would like¿does it have the samemmmmmmmmmmmmm rules¿

azza

Thank you Sir Alex for teaching us..you’re such a great teacher..I LOVE it when you’re giving more examples aside from the one that is written already on the board :) That really helps me more :)) Godbless!

Johanna

Hi Alex :)
How are you ?, seriously i committed to go spoken English classes before seeing this Site after watching this site i canceled my commitment to go spoken English class. i am very very poor in English

Thanks a lot Alex…

Surendar

can you please give a suggestion how to improve my communication skill how can i talk in English with confidently and fluently give me some ideas please,
your ideas will help me a lot Alex…

Surendar

Thanks a lot!….

lea

I am confused as to proper usage of “s” in a word(especially in verb or noun).Pls.state the General Rule as well as the exceptions.

x

thanks much….i would like to know about WHOM please

asif

Thanks Alex ,you’re a good teacher .

Momndad

Thanks Alex for your time ,God bless you .

Momndad

Would you like milk or juice?
the question above why answer “I would rather drink milk” instead of “I would prefer drink juice”?

kanstory

thanks alex i love your lessons

ame

sir alex…..please give me a some tip???how to learn english quickly???? please reply…..

sukesh

Great Alex,
Your style of teaching is effective and simple. Keep it up.

Yagya

Hi alex ,thanks for u agreet lesson, can u send your email adress to hlep me in english writing.

sara aa

Thank you for the lesson.

Leon

thank you alex, you are a good teacher

aziz ennaciri

It ‘s very useful :D

wakeelahmedchanna23

ALEX, can you make a lesson about how to use “like
and such as”

JEFFERSON

HI Mr.Alex
Could tell us the differences between Just & Only ??? PLEASE ???

soorgool

Thanks Alex you are good teacher.

Bounlom

thanks alot ALEX.you are agood teacher

monmon

can you explain the alternatives for Wish/If only, please? eg: She’d prefer to have travelled on her own. We’d rather you had taught that! :)

pedri

U R VERY ”
DA BOMB”

SAMIIR

hello Mr.Alex i’m Imad from Morocco thank you so much for all. please could you teach us the differnce between “home” and “house”, we love you teacher. good bay

imad

thanks teacher alex that was amasing a very good lesson god bless you

natalie92

So bed, 1 out of 6! to me all ans is very very close. thks

Ramzan Hosen Bhuia

Good morrning sir!Just to say that I appreciate the way you teach or explain some english grammar points.I followed in 2005 english courses at air force base in my country;according to you,what is the best way to improve my speaking or understanding?I know,my level is not bad(avanced level)but it is not enough for me.Take care sir!!!

AWORET PEKOUET

God bless you Alex.

tooha86

Thanks Alex. Really a nice lesson. Your lessons always give a very clear understanding and I really like them.

sureshmurali2003

Alex, Could you please tell me the difference between the usage of earlier and early ? Thanks in advance.

sureshmurali2003

Thank you, Alex a lot! Tis’ a good lesson to improve my speaking.
Might I ask you the following. Am I right to use a comma at the first sentence of my message here?
Would you be so kind as to make video about punctuation in writing English in such cases? … sometimes we’re writing letters by email, ordinary post … it can be confused in using commas.

urs68

It’s hard to do for me this test.I have to learn much more.But thanks for everythings.Have a good one Alex.

Zibi-Poland

Thank you so much,the lesson was clearly and useful.

mojtabad

You explained very clearly. It’s easy to understand. Thanks a lot.

Paratishpa777

Hi Mr. Alex. How are you? How is your work? I am very fine both my self and work, but a little bite problem with Speaking and Listen in English. You know after I got your web-site from my friends, especially your lesson. Then I have went through. After that I have downloaded your lesson some and try to learn every night. It makes me better. Thanks! And now I keep download your lesson. Please, have a nice day! Good luck1

Sim Sopheara

Hi Teacher Alex I’m Your New Student. Omer

Omer

This lesson is very helful. Thanks a lot.

ludi19

Thank you, Alex, for the clear explanation!!!!!

katerynakoziar

It was a little hard lessen, i watched it twice till I completely understand .
Thank you Alex!

aida29

Thanks a lot! That was my first “step” with you and now I’m sure not the last one…Just keep it going!

Grzegorz

Perfect explication.

JulioCesar

I got bad point. 40 % oh…my god

Commando 27/53

Very helpful lesson Dear Alex. Take care

locdy

Questions designed are so tricky. I have got bad marks but, its really useful as i have learned how to use them correctly in the future. Thanx Mr.Alex for the lovely topic…
I will be looking forward to seeing more in the next coming weeks…….

abuwesal99

Thank you teacher Alex for this lesson :)
I’ve just one question :
What is the difference between “would prefer” and “would rather” ?

fatimaezzahrasadik11

    Alex answered this question at somewhere above.

    sgmmm

I really enjoyed this lesson! The explanation about rather was incredible then I have no doubt anymore. Thanks Alex!

sgmmm

In my work place I always use the sentence
Would you like to buy something?
X people that always come inside with out buy food or drinks:)

mannyc26

Hi, Adam. Recently I´ve found out your classes and I love them!. Thanks

mayorlopez

Hello Adam,

Would you like to have a lesson about “would rather”?

Thanks.
I love your lessons.

Luana.m22

Hello, Alex
thanks for your lessons, I appreciate them
I still have a doubt. Is it possible to use a noun or a pronoun after would rather?
instance: I’d rather you come with me/ Susan come with me.
thanks so much!

Silpedra

HelloAlex this is the first time i watched you lesson i really enjoy it and find it interesting to follow up the further lessons

nooshindaryani

Hi Alex can you give more examples with (rather) in different situation because there is many meaning.
excuse me about my bad English
thank you

haksoma1980

this lesson is really helping me a lot.
thanks a lot adex

adewuyi22

Thanks alex. Very very excellent

Jm.jafari

Thanks alex for this lesson, you are my favorite teacher, could you please explain to me the expression (rather than) and how to use it?

rockman

useful lesson, my English has been improve alot through all your lesson and the quiz , once again thx Alex, you are the man

kevinmdis

I admire your pronunciation. it is very understanding

Manolya

    I’ve found out your other lessons. so I watched them over and over in order to learning well. I’ve finished them yet. They helped me to improve my english to become more better than past

    Manolya

I’d rather watch Alex’s lessons to learn english
I’d prefer watching Alex’s lessons to learn english
I’d prefer to watch Alex’s lessons to learn english
tons of thanks ALEX

Manolya

Wow! I never realized the difference before. Great lesson Guru Alex!! And, Thanks engVid for having such a wonderful
team!

Ravi

Thank you , it was good lesson

@Dalal-91

Thank you.

Nadir

I understand it! Hurrah! Thank you Alex. Best wishes from London

interpio

thanks for the lesson

hamid74

Hello, Alex. Can you explain why in “I __________ take my car than wait for the bus.” “would rather” is correct, fut but in “They ________ eating lunch now to eating it later.” itsn’t?

tacagero

Hi everyone!!!… if you wanna practice your English , add me on Skype: krloz095

Charless

what about would rather + s + v1 ? or + …. ?

khoi1312001

And in case of I want to answer: “Yes, I would.” Can it be also: “Yes, I would rather.”?

angelramirez

3 mistakes lol but, thankyou alex!

Patrick R.

Thanks Alex,
It was agreat and useful lesson.

SUKRUT JAIDEE

Tanks Ms.Alex

very helpful

Mohmmadbm2

i got 60%
i do not recognize among them

k.abed

Something difficult for me…

AlexVolkov

3/5 😕

ann ann

    Same to you..

    Jahid sarwardi

Great lesson! Thanks Alex!

Jonathas Wilhem

Thanks!

shihai182

Great lesson, thank you very much!

Milciades

l confused prefer in the first question. ı chose ‘prefer’ but answer is prefers.

leylaerdogan

thank you

ataala

thank you for teaching us a new lesson.

abhinavkrishna

Thank you Mr. Alex.

Alex-1956

Hi, although i know that lesson was done quite a long time ago, i decided to check my knowledge on “How to express preferences.”

I took the quiz before watching the video. I got the result that i hadn’t expected. Only 4/5. I made a mistake in question number 4. I’m pretty suprised, a bit confused and slightly disappointed at the same time.

However after watching the video, everything became clear enough. So it turned out that it was worth watching this rather a old lesson.
Thank you Alex for this strikingly good lesson.

Have a super sparkling day for everyone who reads this comment ;)

marcin95
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