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I’m Vietnamese :)

tungtpvn

    hi, Tunggtpvn,
    nice to talk to you if you can.

    Ameen

      Of course. Nice to talk to you,too. But my E isn’t good. Have you got skype ?

      tungtpvn

Thanks indeed for a vital lesson in English.

Ameen

what a way to have fun, great work Jon.at the end I was dizzy without drinking any beer. it was a pretty damn topic, hell yeah. so long.

Efrain

Hi guys! ^^ I’m from Brazil.. and I loved this site!

alexmelo

mmmmmmm i like u way in teaching .You have a great way of teaching thanks for this lesson john

reham200

    reham is absolutely right … i agree with her

    aliminhas1

    i`m with you :)

    mostafa11

    do you have skype? maybe we can study…

      I do actually. I am pleased you liked this lesson

      Jon

    Hi Renhan I’m Colombian, would you like to practice speaking (English) with me?

    emiacre86

i heard u recommented about vietnamese. yeah, i agree that it’s very difficult to learn vietnames. but i feel it’s easy cuz i’m vietnames person lol.

jonywish

    I guess it’s all relative…

    Jon

      I love your lessons, they are funny and explain every thing that i need, thanks jon.
      Do you teach only in the internet??

      Amanda

i think this is very useful lessons for all other than indians since our administration language is english we cab speak like you

i am indian

hi, Jon ! it’s very great.u explained very clearly thanks a lot!

edithlau

    You’re welcome

    Jon

      hi my friend
      I really love your lessons. In fact, you have an excellent way in teaching so I’ve loved english lessons thank you so much
      Eng. Ameen Bash
      Iraq

      ameen bash

It´s possible download this episode?

Isac Alves

    I am not sure.

    Jon

it is very usefull what i have leant

haseer

I beg your pardon. Busy: Not with ‘shwa’ but with ‘I’, isn’t it?

Carlos

thank u it is useful can u make alesson about telling people about my personalty

dody

    As a matter of fact, I have already put up a lesson using adjectives to describe a person. YOu might find it helpful.

    Jon

      hi, one question :what is “spon”? or something like that you say here,… and thanks for your time, is so ussefull for us. Hey, anybody who wants to practice English: my Skype is jenniferguadarismo.

      jennifer

i like this lesson very useful thanks jon
u know what i have rhyme words:
thanks for jon
from qobiljon …….. lol

QOBILJON

Thank you very much

it’s very useful

MM

The poet is Dutch!

ZED

    Really? That’s good to know. Thanks

    Jon

Because VietNamese people from the north, south and central areas have diffirence voices. Did you disapointed when you come to VietNam? Did you have the unforgettable memories in Viet Nam? The gap of language is the most difficult…..

thuxuan

    I had a fantastic time in Vietnam. The people were so nice and it is an absolutely gorgeous country…especially the countryside. I rode a motorbike from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City and that was very exciting.

    Jon

      Wow, I wish that i can go to Vietnam also… I have a lot of friends there and i like their foods.

      totong

this is a good activity when you are free .
thank you

alina rashid

Yes, of course I have enjoyed. This lesson is helpful and at the same time is cool. (Well, I hope my written here has been right) hahaha…

You’re fantastic. Thank you teacher.

Rod

Hi John!!! I ‘m brazilian intermidiate English student!!! I love all teachers this site. It’s very interesting and funny too.I suggest for you try to do one class talkink about the diference between British and Americam English..
See you soon!!

João

joão batista

    Well done Jon, many thanks. I’m Polish and interested in differences between American and British English. I’m lucky I’ve found this website, I am gonna visit you as often as I can,all the best :)

    ela

    Thank you for your suggestion, I will try to incoroporate that into my next lesson.

    Jon

hi all i am mohammed from sudan Ihaven,t any words to thank all teachers in this site

sunsson

hi,
well it’s a cool way indeed and like this we’ll increase our vocabluary at the same we’re having fun lol for sure anyway, neat!

thanks teacher Jon

ayoub22

nice lesson, thanks <(

valentin30

thank u teacher

honeyman908

thank you sir jon. im done with all your videos. more lesson please. ;)

laarni

    I will try to get a few more up shortly.

    Jon

      nope i think that’s good :)

      abdel4

For those who are interested, I write here belong the name of the poet (for the spelling!!!) GERARD NOLST TRENITE.(He wasn’t french but dutch!) The passage of the video is from the poem “THE CHAOS”

milly

    Thanks for the correction.

    Jon

Sorry Jon, but french is great! The proof?! They are so many french words used in English:
« Entrée, amuse-bouche, hors d’œuvre , fiancé, liaison , billet doux, rendez-vous… » hum ! Are all these words about food and love ? Ok, let’s try other ones : « trompe-l’œil, déjà-vu, faux-pas »
and « toilette »… Oups! Basically, maybe you weren’t so wrong…

milly

Astonishing!!!!

Fábio Demarchi

I´m writing just to tell you how muchh I´m pleased to find this wibsite and specially your lessons. They´re really great.
Hey. I´ve read that you´ve been in Brazil. I´d like to know in which city have you been.
I love Canada. I´m sure I will study there one day.
Thanks and all the best. You are the best teacher of this wibsite.

Valldecy

    I lived in Recife for about 6 months. Hmmm….porto de galinha, feijoada, and all the rest. What a fantastic country!

    Jon

i´d be great if you replied my comments and make any corrections..

Valldecy

    replied ‘to’ my comments. Prepositions are very difficult. However, I think your writing is very good.

    Jon

thanks for this interesting video-class, i’m so pleased to find out this page.i’ll keep in touch!!!!!

maritriny

You are so cool!!!! I loved this lesson!!! You can’t imagine how thankful I am!!! Thank you very much!!!! :D!!

Laura

You are a great teacher. I really like your teaching style. I wish all the best for the brilliant teacher.

Saba

you were awesome

kamal

thanks! this is my favorite page I like to learn English.greetings from El Salvador

roxy08

jon tancks for teacher us your lessen

javier

great lesson i really liked :) thanks man !

abdel4

Jhon, why pronunciation have 5 syllables ?

Kenia

    Pro-nun-ci-a-tion. That’s why.

    Jon

thanks thanks thanks a lot Jon

m552200

I love the English language, so I’m so happy to listen to these lessons

Giorgia

hi my name is shiref and Iam 18 years old

shiref

I’m VietNamese I understand how difficult you were when you tried our language.. :D

King0fKinh

hi teacher jon

yousif

thanks so mutch nad i like your danceing when you teach yhank jon

alnaji ismail

thanks jon for all your lessons . but i am blame you because you did not read my comments .in fact i saw some of your lessons and i found it very usefule but i need from you to read my comments because it contains some qustion for you to help me pleeeeeeesa jon

ajdabya

Ok thanks so much..i’ll learn more..i need spoken the english to high level..i like it..thanks

Luiisa

i think i’ve catch this website to late, i love everyting on it. i would like to take talking class with you, could i?.
Email me to let me know the terms if it’s possible.

oscart81

thank m always loving ur videos

shazia

hi i really like to see your videos and in this lesson i didn’t understand what syllable is.. can u explain it a little bit?
thank u

Nomuunaa

john you are my brave since this day i am so happy that i have found this website ) u made me love english more thanks

gulya20baku

Charming man!

Elena

WHat is Syllable???

Idrees

    Syllable is a unit of spoken language that consists of one or more vowel sounds alone, a syllabic consonant alone, or any of these with one or more consonant sounds
    eg. table = ta-ble
    Microsoft® Encarta® 2009. © 1993-2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

    totong

it seems that I’m late to open this lesson, but it’s great… it is very good. I noticed also Sir Jon that his not only good in poetry but also in dancing.

totong

Congrats Jon, awsome lesson! I really enjoy this lesson a lot. It was hard for me to realize why “pronunciation” has 5 syllables, cause I tend to make one with …-cia-…
ThxQ

jafcru12

Well.I Liked iT.Even Tho Sometimes Twas Not That Clear.I Guess The Guy Speaking Is Not A Real Teacher So Thats Why He Finds It Hard To Make Himself Clompletely Clear.Things Like PRAYER-TO PRAY.Noun -Verb.I Like The Accent! Thanx

Chuck

Hi Jon! I’m Vietnamese.^^I think the lesson is great and useful. Therefore, I think you should to collect many poetry to teach. Especially, many poetry have the same syllables (such as She sells sea shells on the sea shore…) because most of people confuse them. Thanks you so much about your lesson!^^

trangdo410

I’m Vietnamese too :) that’s our language

luffy

very funny very clever Jon.
you really made English as a piece of cake for me.
i’m very happy to follow up your great videos.
waiting for more interesting videos from you.
please, how could i know if you upload a new video “what should i do to receive such a notification or message to keep me posted all the time?”
thanks Jon.

tommyzambrotta

very usefull lesson ! thanks a lot :)

kate

This is so eiticxng! I can’t wait for the next installment!!! Really, it IS fascinating but I am wondering if the students speak English well enough that they can understand sentences like the one in the article or do speak to them in Chinese?

Alber

funny and useful lessons!!;)

Maru( Argentina)

give some comments regarding how to speak clearly as my voice doesnt comes clear

priyanka

My comment is not a subject of this lesson. But mjderators please don’t remove this one? god bless your job. I wonder if you add a lesson about what IPA sounds spelling I’ve already ask Ronnie about this For exampe upset down e is schwa. That is not so usefull but how can we explain to self some notion even if we know its defenition we don’t know word itself. This is pilosophical question but i’m not PHD))))))))))

Victor Adamenja

You are so funny.Thank.s

tanya

Hi!I´m from Costa Rica. And I´m gonna tell you that this lesson was very useful for me. Thanks for created it.

Alejandra

Hi! John

Thank you very much!The lesson is very useful and your explanation is excellent.

Manoj Kumar

Good Jon

Abdul Qayum

jon can i get you skype id pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

rony

Hi Jon…keep doing ur good work. I’ve already knew this poem from CHAOS, but it’s a very long poem and some of the words are very difficult to pronounce…so I sugeest, if you don’t mind, to read more of this poem. If we know all the difficults words of the poem we are able to speak english very well. Thanks a lot for your great lesson. Bye from Portugal. I hope one day you visit my country…it’s a beautiful country with a very nice people

adurao

Thank you for all your useful lessons))

Mary

Thank you for all your useful lessons!))

Mary

hi too bad i can not get access to your lesson because of bad network but i am dying to listen to your leisure…

ellen

I am Vietnamese :) but still difficult to choose the right words, hihi ^v^

Linh PS

nice saturday every one

omar

Thiis lesson is very nice :) Could you suggest me other similar examples ? Learn pronunciation with Poetry is fantastic !:)

Giuseppe

GOOD EXPLANATION THANK YOU!

Mariella Parra

Thanks! I like your videos. Great lesson! I speak spanish but I learning English because I love it! Please, please, can you upload more videos? I WANT MORE LIKE THIS. Sorry, if I wrote wrong.

jonalee17

Very interesting! Thanks

Sabri

thank you JON

belkamel

Hi every body i like this lesson it’s very interesting.

iko4

thanks JON

iko4

Hi John, great lesson. I teach in China and will be doing a lesson with poetry with my Ss next week. Your lesson hyped me! thnx. But, you speak quite fast — for what level are you teaching in this video?

Rick Fendrick

thanks John, ur way of teaching is interesting .

drtselim

thank you

zeghad02

thks mr jon

hassan8

thank u so much jon i have learnt a lot from u

justin k

I’m confused. Why we write CORPS but we speak COR? It’s strange. I thought I misheard so I checked in the dictionary. The pronounciation is like COR.

ladymarmelade

    Because that’s how it’s pronounced in French, which “corps” comes from! No, it doesn’t make much sense…but that’s how it is.

    engVid Moderator

O Captain! My Captain!

Zenman

Hi Jon
I would like you to explain how north Americans pronounce the following:
water
get to go
got it
don’t
it hard for me to hear the how they say them
thanks

Albert2k

Thanks Jon, It’s easy, sure 100 %.

alpido24

Hi John, how are you? it’s my pieasure learning English with you. Thanks a lot…

Jnouri

I like the way you teach us ! thank you.

Hayat

Hi Jon. Thanks for poettry. It’s à Nice way to learn and memorise.

Silverback49

    I must disable my french spell-checker. Sorry for the mistakes in my previous comment.

    Silverback49

This was a very important lesson! Thanks John!

Isaias Menezes Silva

What a fun way to introduce syllables and the fact that English is not completely phonetic.

These are 3 other words in the first stanza that have two syllables:

stud-y
Eng-lish
diz-zy

Thank you for that fun lesson, Jon.

Ravi

manravi

Thank you Jon

Tyrion

Thank you Jon

Sunny Muffin

Thank you very much Jon!

Alex-1956
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