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There are _______ ways to pronounce s endings.

In order to decide whether the word ends in an /s/ /z/ or /iz/ sound, we must use the sound that comes before it in the word.

The s ending in the word dogs is pronounced as a

The s in the word ducks is pronounced as a

The s ending in the word dishes is pronounced as a

The s ending in the word cats is pronounced as a

The s ending in the word wants is pronounced as a

The s ending in the word loves is pronounced as a

The s ending in the word horses is pronounced as a

The s ending in the word books is pronounced as a

The s ending in the word kisses is pronounced as a

The s ending in the word hugs is pronounced as a

The s ending in the word prices is pronounced as a

The s ending in the word kids is pronounced as a

The s ending in the word lunches is pronounced as a

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Hello Emma, I’d like to ask you to make a video about Inversion with Negatives Adverbs. Thanks!

Monday, March 19th 2012

    hi esphirtitu, you read my mind I have also this question to Emma we are the same.

    Saturday, June 1st 2013

Thanks Emma, for this important lesson.

Monday, March 19th 2012

its useful lesson thank you Emma

Monday, March 19th 2012

Very interesting lesson. it´s difficult, i need to practice.
thank you

Monday, March 19th 2012

Excellent lesson, looking for more like this video

Monday, March 19th 2012

this is realy good miss emma
u hlp me . :D

Monday, March 19th 2012

affirmative course for new learner

Monday, March 19th 2012

hello Emma,you have help me tremendousley. I was having problems with pronounciation when it can to some words, now that you explained the rule. I can now pronounce the words correctly. Please teach me more, I knew to have faith that there would be someone I could connect with thank you teacher

Monday, March 19th 2012

please teach more pronuniciatons

Monday, March 19th 2012

Thanks Emma …..!!!

Monday, March 19th 2012

Wow, it’s very difficult to know how to pronounce it.

Monday, March 19th 2012

It is difficult… I have to memorize the rules and educate my ear. Great lesson!!

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

I scores 12 out of 15.

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

    Good job!

    Saturday, March 24th 2012

      15/15 Thank you so much and I am only fourteen.I love English very much Emma.I’ll get my language license and get my liberty of being English.I love London…Thank you so much again.You are teaching me how to reach my goals in life.

      Sunday, March 25th 2012

      very interesting topic…..i learned a lot..thank u emma….God bless you

      Monday, November 5th 2012

      hello,professon amma. my name is hamad country western sahara, let present my greeting first. so your lesson is enjoyed, I followed your lessons for not much time, but I decided to continue, please let me know further information about the program,I’d rather to receive your reply on my email showing on the comment, unfortunately,I’m study master management in the atlantic international university Honolulu hawii first year.

      Tuesday, December 4th 2012

HI Emma . thanks for your teaching.It is important this lesson.that is very difficult to hear sound last s.
thanks a lot.

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

I have scores 12 out of 15.
Thanks Emma

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

Thanks Emma 13 out of 15

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

ssssssss zzzzzzzzzzz iiiizzzz oh it’s
make me crazy

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

please u should post the direcr in direct vedio plz:P

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

Thank you for your good and kindly explanations. Probably I understood pronunciations of the s ending in the several words.

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

Thanks a lot, Emma. Actually, this lesson is to difficult to me, but after i had watched your lesson, i already understood the lessons. Thanks again, Emma ^_^

Speaking of pronunciation, Emma, im confused what the pronunciation /d / in the special cases like the word ‘ used’, ‘ loved’ and so on. I knew the pronunciation / d/, but im no sure the pronunciation /use-d/ same as /used/. Is it correct?

Second question is IS it we should use pronunciation /t/ in all of the words which have ‘t’ like the words ‘yogurt’,’commitment’ and etc?.Can your explain this.

I need your help. Your apply is appreciated. Thanks in advanced.

With regards,

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

    Hi Fong,

    Thanks for your comments. In terms of ‘ed’ pronunciation, you are correct. There are three different ways to pronounce ‘ed’ endings. Please watch our video on ‘ed’ endings to learn the differences in pronunciation (eg, ‘used’ has a /t/ ending sound.

    In terms of your question with t, it depends on the word. For the most part, we do pronounce t. However, in some words, the letter t can be pronounced like a /d/ depending on the speaker’s accent (eg, party).

    Saturday, March 24th 2012

      Thank a million Emma!!!

      Sunday, March 25th 2012

      the link of video on ‘ed’ endings

      Thursday, April 19th 2018

i scoured 10 out of 15
thank you toooooooooooooooooo much

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

    a o a dear Ali you have 10 out of 15,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, i am zeeshan

    Friday, March 23rd 2012

thanks,alot .very useul lesson

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

I’m in love. cya. greetings from Mexico.

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

Emma thanks a lot .That was really interesting

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

thanks so much>

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

great lesson!you are the best Emma!

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

Emma, you are a good teacher but you need choose lessons more easier to teach. My gosh, first disability now s/Z/is. These topics are much dificult!!!

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

I scored 15 out of 15 yeheyy!! I’m very happy;)

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

    Well done!

    Saturday, March 24th 2012

Thanks for good lession.verygood,

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

Thanks Emma. I also like to thank the EngVid.com. for their exceptional effort in this regard.

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

Thank you very much Emma!!

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

That is a great class in which I learned more. Thank you!

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

thanks Emma you are the best

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

Emma…ur lessons are so beautiful like u….

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

    Durga bhai aap to ladki patane pe lag gaye.. bechari padhane aayi thi

    Monday, April 2nd 2012

thanks you so much. your teaching style is very nice thanks alot

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

Teacher, now I’m confused on how to actually pronounce the symbol in the third category… If i follow IPA, it will be pronounced differently from how you pronounce it :(

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

13/15 :( it’s not easy :P
thanks for the lesson :)

Wednesday, March 21st 2012


Wednesday, March 21st 2012

hi, Emma .
you are beyond compare . I follow
your lessons regularly.
teacher of English from Egypt.

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

Thanks for your lesson,but one think I would like to tell you about my pronouns horrible I need know how I getting better
Many thanks

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

Dear Emma,
here I am working and I wan to learn English to make official mail’s and and to talk with my Boss and Colleagues efficitively so Please Could you help me..

here I am from India
male 35 years
working with Multinational Company
ID : kketanpatel89@gmail.com

Please suggest me what is more beneficial for me for my career path, and how..

Finally I would like to say Tahnks to you and your Team members for your valuable time.


Wednesday, March 21st 2012

    Hi Kketan,

    Check out our videos on business English.

    Saturday, March 24th 2012

thnk’s emma…

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

Thanks =D..I really liked this video..

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

i knew that but you remind me thank you..Emma ..ummaahhh

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

awesome, thanks for sharing ^^

Thursday, March 22nd 2012

thanksss emma……….

Thursday, March 22nd 2012

Thnk you, I’m convoys q. No. 1

Thursday, March 22nd 2012

Sorry for my mistak

Thursday, March 22nd 2012

vrey emportent for evry persone

Thursday, March 22nd 2012


Thursday, March 22nd 2012

thanks Emma I better understand your lesson.could you teach me why we chang the auxiliary has into have in nagtive form for he,she and it.

Thursday, March 22nd 2012

very interesting lesson thank’s i’m going to practice more

Thursday, March 22nd 2012


Thursday, March 22nd 2012

thank you, it was usefull for me

Thursday, March 22nd 2012

very happy to your service

Thursday, March 22nd 2012

I got 13 out of 15, Tanks a lot

Thursday, March 22nd 2012

hiiii,this is Bassem from cairo,Egypt.please give me the best steps for speaking english very well

Thursday, March 22nd 2012

nice, thanks for revising……

Friday, March 23rd 2012

Thank you for your teaching

Saturday, March 24th 2012

Thank you for your comments everyone! I find your advice on future video topics very helpful.

Saturday, March 24th 2012

Congratulations everyone on doing so well on the quiz!

Saturday, March 24th 2012

That’s great Emma!!! I’ve learned alot through all your video. anyone wants to practice english just add my skype: Thomasansomaia. Good Luck!

Saturday, March 24th 2012

thanks Emma for this lesson!!

Sunday, March 25th 2012

Hi, this my first comment in eng.vid I score 15 out of 15
very good job, gold bless you

Sunday, March 25th 2012

Dear Emma,

What the difference between NO and NOT? Im so confused. Sometimes, i don’t know use them when typing messages. I really need your help.

I would hear back from your soon. By the way, please correct this if i made grammar mistakes.Thanks again Emma! I very like you so much, especially your voice!^_^


Sunday, March 25th 2012

Excuse me, Ma’am.
Could you please give me some examples of the certain “th” you meant?

Sunday, March 25th 2012

    Hi Rifai,

    In English, there are two ways to pronounce ‘th’. They are very similar. In both cases, your tongue is between your teeth. The only difference is that in the first ‘th’ sound (also known as a voiced ‘th’ sound), the sound comes from your voice. If you place your fingers on your throat while you make this ‘th’ sound, you will notice a vibration. Some examples of the voiced ‘th’ sound include ‘mother’, ‘the’, ‘these’, and ‘breathe’. When a word ends in a voiced ‘th’ sound and we want to add an s, we pronounce the‘s’ as a /z/.

    In the second ‘th’ sound (also known as the voiceless ‘th’), the sound comes from your mouth. If you put your fingers on your throat, you will feel no vibration when you pronounce the voiceless ‘th’ sound. Some words with the voiceless ‘th’ sound include ‘bath’, ‘earth’, ‘moth’,‘breath’ and ‘thumb’. When a word ends in a voiceless ‘th’ sound and we want to add an s, we pronounce the ‘s’ as a /s/.

    Saturday, March 31st 2012

      Thanks Emma that was a great lesson. I only want to add one thing, if we have word ends with X we pronounce it as /iz/for example boxes, fox, indexes, faxes.

      Thursday, April 25th 2013

hi hello my name is jayson im from philippine , can you help me what is the exam in tesol because im going to university just studying tesol pls help me what is the exam in the tesol thanks..

Monday, March 26th 2012

Emma dear please use visible marker.

Monday, March 26th 2012

“You scored 15 out of 15”

Thanks alot Emma , I’ll show your video to my students ,, it is very simple , specific and useful ,, I’m sure they will understand the rule

Monday, March 26th 2012

Thank u for u teaching !great job!

Monday, March 26th 2012

Thanks you very much. I’m Turkish.I’m eleven years old.My teacher says ‘Your English is very good.’ I’ve got 2 wrongs in quiz.

Monday, March 26th 2012

i want to know what’s required to be known for every level… i mean what beginner how and what should exactly learn and the same to the intermediate and fluent and so on??

Monday, March 26th 2012


Monday, March 26th 2012

You are a really, really great teacher… Thaks a lot!!!

Monday, March 26th 2012

thanks you so much. your teaching style is very nice thanks alot

Tuesday, March 27th 2012

Hi Emma i got 15of15 thank you so much

Tuesday, March 27th 2012

thank you your explanation was very clear .

Tuesday, March 27th 2012

Thanks Emma, for this important lesson

Wednesday, March 28th 2012

is really helpful for me cause i live nyc but sometime i did not get what they are talk and about.is crazy slang. i know british english but i jus need to know u.s slang.what is the best way can u help me?

Thursday, March 29th 2012

Hi Emma,
Your lesson was very interesting.
I have problems in speaking words like ‘costs’
For example:This bag ‘costs’ twenty five dollars.
So,could you tell me how to pronunciate such words(mostly words ending with ‘sts’).
Thank you. :)

Friday, March 30th 2012

    Hi Jiish,

    ESL students often have difficulty pronouncing consonant clusters like ‘sts’ (eg, costs) or ‘sks’ (eg, desks). Many native speakers drop the t or k in their pronunciation of these clusters.

    Check out the website below for examples of this.

    Alternatively, you can also break up`sts` into easier components. For example, pronounce s first and then ts. The t has a weak pronunciation, so there shouldn`t be a burst of air coming from your mouth when you pronounce it.

    I hope that helps.

    Saturday, March 31st 2012

nice site i love all this lesson thanx all of you

Friday, March 30th 2012

thanks i really liked this video 13/15 =)

Saturday, March 31st 2012

Hi thanks Emma,
Your advice really helped me.Yes,you are right,I’m from India and English is my second language infact.In my knowledge Indians speak pretty good English.I believe that mine is also not so bad.But I do make mistakes sometimes when I speak.However most of my friends don’t have the problem that I’m having(which I’ve mentioned in the question)
I don’t know whether I can improve speaking those words or not.
Anyway,thanks again :)

Saturday, March 31st 2012

Hi Emma,
I had one more thing to ask.I opened the link that you sent.There,they are telling to drope/remove ‘t’ in costs or ‘k’ in asks while using these words.And they suggest that these can be read as
‘cos:s’ and ‘as:s’
But I really don’t know how to pronounce the above written terms.Could you please explain? :)

Saturday, March 31st 2012

Hi Emma,
thank you very much for your courses which is very helpful. it makes us to understand easily the different culture background
the people lives. your courses are very interesting we are all interested in the courses please say hello to your co-worker too,
all the best

Sunday, April 1st 2012

thank you for this lesson Emma .

Sunday, April 1st 2012

hi Emma. Thank you for your useful lesson. It drove me crazy a lot. BUT NOT NOW. THANK YOU

Monday, April 2nd 2012

I am abdo

Monday, April 2nd 2012

Thank you about your lesson.

Monday, April 2nd 2012

I am learning English as I view beginner lessons? Thanks for your help
I only speak Spanish and want to learn English

Monday, April 2nd 2012

thank you so much Emma,it is very useful. Hope for having more video lessons!

Wednesday, April 4th 2012

Thanks so much Emma. The lesson is very useful for me in pronunciation. ^^

Thursday, April 5th 2012

Hi, my score was 13 of 15.
Means, the teacher Emma is excelent

Thursday, April 5th 2012

I’m very happy, because I got fourteen out of fifteen!!! :)
Thanks Emma, you’re a very good teacher!

Friday, April 6th 2012

This is a very useful lesson.You helped me so much. thank you for all.

Saturday, April 7th 2012

Thankyou very much Emma.

Saturday, April 7th 2012

Thanks Emma :)

Sunday, April 8th 2012

Thanks very much Emma i got it very well.You are the best ..
:D :D

Sunday, April 8th 2012

It was little bit difficult for me .My scored was 10 out of 15. Thank you for this lesson ! :-)

Monday, April 9th 2012

Hi Emma well done, we will keep to hear your sound.

Monday, April 9th 2012

It’s an excellent lesson. Thanks Emma

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

I have 11. No bed, no good thanks You

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

wow i got full mark

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

Hello Ma’am Emma
Please make a video on Wait and gone.

Wednesday, April 11th 2012

Dear Emma,
What about vowels? How do we pronounce s endings in the end of the words that end in vowels? For instance, army-armies?

Wednesday, April 11th 2012

    Hi Merlin,

    Thank you for your question. For words that end in vowel sounds, we pronounce the s like a /z/.

    Saturday, April 21st 2012

thank you, teacher.
14/15.. i can speak /s//iz/ but i can’t do with /z/…i’m trying!!

Thursday, April 12th 2012

uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, thanks allot cos i can not pronounce the words very well before this lesson but now i am very well to pronounce the words

Saturday, April 14th 2012

really it’s a good lesson

Saturday, April 14th 2012

yes emmma it is good lession i have problem to pronounce the “s”

Sunday, April 15th 2012

Hi Emma all your lessons are very usefull many thanks many thanks God be with u but in spite of i have never learned at school i got 13 out of 15 is this goog or bad for me answer me please bye bye…

Monday, April 16th 2012

    This was a difficult lesson. I’m really pleased with everyone’s marks who have said them. Your mark is good! Keep up the good work.

    Saturday, April 21st 2012

Thinks for you made me shine Emma

Friday, April 20th 2012

Thanks for you made me shine Emma

Friday, April 20th 2012

Hi Emma,
Is any rules to pronounce the letter S when it comes in the middle of the word:C as in lesson and class;and Z as in please,pleasant,and plasma.MANY THANKS.

Saturday, April 21st 2012

    There are some spelling clues that can help you decide how to pronounce an s in the middle of a word.

    For words with ce (license) and ci (medicine) spellings, the c is pronounced like an /s/.

    For ss (kisses) and s (mast) spellings, we often pronounce the s like a /s/. However, when ss or s spellings occur between vowel sounds (eg, dessert, pleasant) we pronounce them like a /z/.

    For sc spellings in the middle of words (eg, muscle), they are usually pronounced like a /s/.

    Please be aware that there are some exceptions to these rules.

    Sunday, April 29th 2012

Thanks Emma I scored 14 of 15

Sunday, April 22nd 2012

Thanks alot for this important lesson , my scored is 15 out of 15 !

Monday, April 23rd 2012

Thse courses are very interesting. they needs us very well. thank you emma.

Wednesday, April 25th 2012

thank you for your lesson. it’s v ery interesting.bye Emma

Wednesday, April 25th 2012

Hello Emma thanks for lesson.

Sunday, April 29th 2012

great video very impormative. Thanks emma! and of course engvid.

Monday, April 30th 2012

Thanks Emma. You are very good teacher.

Tuesday, May 1st 2012

Thank you very much for your interesting lesson

Friday, May 4th 2012


Thanks Emma. You are beautfull and nice teacher. I scored 12 out of 15

Friday, May 4th 2012

hi great teacher emma i ve scored 15 out i5 is it good ?

Tuesday, May 8th 2012

hihi i got 14/15 on this quiz thank you so much!… I think the sound “iz” is clearly but the sound “z” and “s” seem pretty the same?

Wednesday, May 9th 2012

10/15.. I have to need more practice :(

Thursday, May 10th 2012

Thank you so much”izzzzzz” ms. emma!!!

Thursday, May 10th 2012

thank you so much for helping pronunciation words ending s

Friday, May 11th 2012

Thank you very much!!

These things are important for people who don’t have money to pay a teacher.

Greetings from Spain!

Friday, May 11th 2012

Thanks, Emma!!
Your teaching is very helpful for me.

Saturday, May 12th 2012


Saturday, May 12th 2012

Thank you so much Emma!

Sunday, May 13th 2012

Thank u Emma
I scored 13 out of 15

Tuesday, May 15th 2012

thank emma for this wonderful lesson i would like more if you don’t mine

Tuesday, May 15th 2012

hello emma, really i appreciate what you’re doing for us..

Thursday, May 17th 2012

My score is 14 out of 15 :)

Monday, May 21st 2012

thanks Emma for this lesson

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012

Amazing knowledge. I´ve never heard about those rulesssssss. Is it right ?
Thanks a lot, teacher !

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012

I have 13/15 (after 2 month of learning):)

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012

Hi Mrs. Emma,
I just realize that what I’ve just learnt from your video is distinctively meaningful for my communication skill in English. Can you make more lessons on other sounds like Th, R, and T. pleas ma’am, because I have learnt them quite long but still compusing up to now.

Saturday, May 26th 2012

thanks alot emma for this lesson also for your soo nice smile :)
by the way its my first comment in engvid

Thursday, May 31st 2012

very nice lesson my kids are enjoying

Friday, June 1st 2012

my score is 15 out of 15 thank you very much I’m looking forward to being a good teacher like you with my best wishes Mohamed from Egypt

Friday, June 1st 2012

hello Emma.. thanks
I scored 14 out of 15.

Sunday, June 3rd 2012

i don’t know how i can thank you,emma

Thursday, June 7th 2012

AHEHE you are amazing teacher this lesson is very useful ….we need more and more your lessons (;

Tuesday, June 12th 2012

I scored 15 out of 15.Thank you,Emma)

Monday, June 18th 2012

thank you

Tuesday, June 19th 2012

Thank you so much

Friday, June 22nd 2012

Hello Emma,
I liked your lesson very much.
Bye Bye

Friday, June 29th 2012

Hi Emma How do you pronounce “asks” . It sound weird when i pronounce.

Thursday, July 5th 2012

Hi Emma!
A really very nice lesson……And I got it clearly. I got 14 out of 15.
And Hello Vangli!!
in the word “asks”, the sound is of “s”…… Come on dear it becomes so easy after listening this nice teacher

Sunday, July 8th 2012

Thank you.

Sunday, July 8th 2012

THis lesson is very good Emma thank you so much you are god teacher

Monday, July 9th 2012

15/15. thank you

Monday, July 9th 2012

Thank you Emma!
I liked your lesson very much!
I Scored 11 out of 15.

Friday, July 20th 2012

Emma how about adding small part of videos for using this lesson in real life (small conversations)

Sunday, July 22nd 2012


Wednesday, July 25th 2012

Thank you,Emma..
I wanna ask you something.. you said that certain words end with -th- use /z/ pronunciation. could you please give me the example of the words?

Thursday, July 26th 2012

I scored 14 out of 15
thank you very much

Friday, July 27th 2012

Dear EMMA,
I like your lesson so much, i also practise this VIDEO every monring, by the way could you help me to pronunciate ” ch, j and sion”



Sunday, July 29th 2012

Hi, Emma! How’re u doing? My name is Carlos Eduardo, but please call me Kadu. LOL… I’m a Language student at UFRJ, which is a public university from Rio de Janeiro. Actually, I’m here to thank you for all you’ve been doing to both me and my English as well. You’ve been very helpful to me and I admire you so much about the way you teach your lessons and even though I am not a native speaker they sound quite clear for me. I wish I could speak just like you someday. I’ve been doing my best to improve my English skills day by day in order to become as fluent as a native speaker. I think, I’m on the right path, nevertheless I know I can go even further so as to reach my goals. Emma, Could give some pieces of advice on how to overcome my weaknesses? I hope to hear from you soon! Kisses, Emma! My e-mail is teacherkadu@yahoo.com.br

Tuesday, July 31st 2012

Hi EMMA Ireally enjoyed this lessone so tank you very much

Thursday, August 2nd 2012

thank you very much EMMA :D

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

I really appreciate your work! Keep going on!!! =]

Tuesday, August 7th 2012


Tuesday, August 7th 2012

I scored 14 out of 15

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

I love it Emma thnx foR teaching can you please teach me ”Homograph”

Monday, August 13th 2012

I scored 15 out of 15

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012

Thanks Emmma for wonderful lessons. Do you have private lessons taught?

Tuesday, August 28th 2012

Dear teacher, Please let me ask a question. :d, In the 1st section, the word /dog/ is pronouced /s/ but in the last section I see that if the ending of word is /d/ that pronuciation is / z/, so that could y explain clearly to help me. thanks

Wednesday, September 5th 2012

with out watching le lessen i get 13/15

how ever thnx emma it’s gd lesson

goOd job girl

Friday, September 7th 2012

Thank you Emma

Wednesday, September 19th 2012

I need Your lesson.

Wednesday, September 19th 2012

great lesson,thanks.

Wednesday, September 19th 2012

Hi, my name is gabriel and I’m from brazil, you’re wonderful, I’m learning a lot with this english classes! thank you very much! big hug to you

Saturday, September 22nd 2012

Thanks Emma it helps me a lots, I learned how to pronounced the correct pronounciation of S.

Monday, September 24th 2012

Hi Emma, I like your teaching classes. Plz upload more videos, specially GET word. How many meaning have of this word & when we can use perfectly.

Thursday, September 27th 2012

Hi Emma,

Thank you for nice teaching. I scored 14 out of 15 in the exercise.

Thank you.


Saturday, September 29th 2012

Hello teacher, thank you for video

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012

Dear Emma, the passive voice was great, thanks

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012

Hi Emma,
this video is superb!
would you please make a video for the pronunciation of S when it comes in the middle of the word?

Tuesday, October 9th 2012

thank you emma,my god will reward you for teaching me this.Thank you once again.

Friday, October 12th 2012

thank you very much emma.I know knows how to identify there difference.thank alot

Friday, October 12th 2012

Thanks Emma you were very good. I can’t stop reading and listening your lessons. I’ve been studying for many hours today. I think it’s enough for today; I might continue tomorrow if I have spare time. Pronunciation is the biggest problem I have because I started learning English with reading and not listening. Well listening first and then reading is the most right way for somebody who wants to learn correctly.

Saturday, October 13th 2012

it’s good

Sunday, October 21st 2012

Thank you very much teacher for the lesson of “s”endings and the lesson about” “du” pronounciation! Really,it’s very helpful videos!I’m sure that i will improve a lot thanks to your lessons and to your co-workers:)

Sunday, October 28th 2012

14 out of 15 .Thank you Emma you are such a great teacher

Friday, November 2nd 2012

Thanks Emma, for this important lesson.

Saturday, November 3rd 2012

HI Emma

thank u very much for this great knowledge.

Thursday, November 8th 2012

i got 12 out of 15 some confussing lesson but it’s so helpful to me thank you very much^^

Thursday, November 8th 2012

Hello Emma, thank you for the lesson.
Well, I would Like to know the difference between the (th) in the /s/ ending and the (th) in the /z/ ending.
thank you very much again
btw: i scored 15 over 15 :)

Tuesday, November 13th 2012

Dear Emma,
I really love the losson, and now i can make the difference clearly, but there is one thing, I would like to know what is the difference between (th) in the /Z/ ending sound and (th) in the /s/ ending sound…

Thank you for answering me


Tuesday, November 13th 2012

Just to clarify, the pronunciation of ‘pronunciation’ is not pronounciation!!!

Thursday, November 15th 2012

Hi Emma
You said a sentence before you started:
“Let’s get star it” or “let’s get it started” something like this,
I want you write the corect sentence.

Monday, November 19th 2012

Well done! Miss Emma…by the way…in a nutshell IPA sounds with strong vocal cord vibration are called VOICED and sounds with weak or w/o vocal cord vibration are called VOICELESS.:))

Tuesday, November 20th 2012

It’s an excellent lesson.

Thank you very much Emma.

Thursday, November 22nd 2012

Thank you Ema. You are a good teacher.

Saturday, November 24th 2012


Sunday, November 25th 2012

Wow..- Thanks a Million.. you are a excellente teacher Emma. God Bless you.. Greetings From Oaxaca, Mexico.

Saturday, December 1st 2012

This is my score thanks to you.. I have learned really now.

You got 15 correct out of 15.

Saturday, December 1st 2012

thank a lot

Monday, December 10th 2012

Emma: the best teacher that I know.
Thank you very much !

Tuesday, December 11th 2012

Muito obrigado pelo vídeo, estou retomando meus estudos online parabéns…

Tuesday, December 11th 2012

I got 15 out of 15 but the pronunciation of the z and iz ending sounds is difficult for me, I have to practice a lot.
Thank you Emma.

Wednesday, December 19th 2012

Emma could make a video about diference sound ‘th’ mouth and throat. Thanks(/s) :P

Saturday, December 22nd 2012

Thank you professor

Sunday, December 23rd 2012


Friday, December 28th 2012

Hi Emma… I have a question nothing to do with this topic… What’s the meaning of the apostrophe in O’CLOCK? Thanks from Brazil.

Tuesday, January 1st 2013

    It’s short for “of the clock”, but nobody says that anymore—you just say (and write) “o’clock”.

    Wednesday, January 2nd 2013

Very important lesson, thanks so much

Tuesday, January 8th 2013

Thanks ,Ema, I have gotten 15 correct of 15 ;) .

Friday, January 11th 2013

Thanks Emma :)

Friday, January 18th 2013

    lucky u:)))))))

    Saturday, February 2nd 2013

      Why :)

      Saturday, February 2nd 2013

      haha :)

      Saturday, February 2nd 2013

      I don’t know about you, but if you’d like to we can chat to improve our communication skills.

      Saturday, February 2nd 2013

thanks you the best

Monday, January 21st 2013

I got 87 points,Thank you teacher。

Monday, January 28th 2013

Thanks Emma, It was a very good lesson.

Thursday, January 31st 2013

Great job
Thanks a lot!

Thursday, January 31st 2013

I don’t know about you, but if you’d like to we can chat to improve our communication skills.

Saturday, February 2nd 2013

15 correct out of 15 – Thomas from Poland thx

Monday, February 11th 2013

Dear Engvid team, especially James, Rebecca and Emma,

I have just received my IELTS score. Its 8.5. I scored 9, 9, 7.5, and 8 in reading, listening, writing, and speaking respectively.

I feel an obligation to write this note. The Engvid site, more than you realise, is making a huge difference in learning English for many like me. This is probably the most important website out there which provides such an useful contents and provides them for FREE. The teachers are the most interactive, funny, lovely, and sweet teachers so far I know.

I thoroughly studied several lessons from your site and I was able to get a score that I aimed for. I just want to say thank you for all the good work. Please keep it up.


Monday, February 18th 2013

thank Emma excelent class

Tuesday, February 19th 2013

Thank you my teacher! I love EngVid (:*

Tuesday, February 19th 2013

Hi Teacher Emma I am your pupil of online student . Your lessons is very helpful to me. Thank for that. I have a question to ask you. Please answer. I am always try to improve my english language. So I read the stories of english book . But my skills are not perfect. Why? Please answer me.

Thursday, February 21st 2013

I have score 13 out of 15, but I am little bit confuse, to pronounce vibration on Horses and Books. Please guide me.

Sunday, February 24th 2013

I got 100% thanks Emma but i need to make the lecture long to use more vocab

Monday, February 25th 2013

its very good

Monday, February 25th 2013

Thank you so much Emma

Tuesday, February 26th 2013

Thank you Emma,very good your explanation.

Wednesday, February 27th 2013

Thank you Emma. I got 15 of the quiz!

Monday, March 4th 2013

Thank you so much for your precious help. Would, please, tell me where to classify words ending in / I / in /z/ or /iz/ like in study, compan when we add an s or es ending,

Tuesday, March 5th 2013

thanks a lot … you teach fantastic

please correct me _)

Wednesday, March 6th 2013

Hi Emma,

This is helpful.

Wednesday, March 13th 2013

Thank you very much Emma, I like your lessons it is very clear and I have enjoy it.

Sunday, March 17th 2013

nice lesson

Sunday, March 17th 2013

There are some spelling clues that can help you decide how to pronounce an s in the middle of a word.
For words with ce (license) and ci (medicine) spellings, the c is pronounced like an /s/.
For ss (kisses) and s (mast) spellings, we often pronounce the s like a /s/. However, when ss or s spellings occur between vowel sounds (eg, dessert, pleasant) we pronounce them like a /z/.
For sc spellings in the middle of words (eg, muscle), they are usually pronounced like a /s/.
Please be aware that there are some exceptions to these rules.
please Emma give us examples for these exception >>>

Sunday, March 17th 2013

I got 12 of 15 :(

Monday, March 25th 2013

It´s a very good exercise

Friday, March 29th 2013

thanks Emma,i want to improve my English skills, can u hepl me practise English,Emma?
my email:lucky_coin92926@yahoo.com.vn

Sunday, March 31st 2013

Hi Emma,
I am not trying to be condescending but I think “pronunciation” is pronounced pruh-nuhn-see-ey-shuhn not pruh-nouns-see-ey-shuhn. PLease advise.

Sunday, April 7th 2013

Hi Emma
Thank you so much, this is really useful for me ^-^

Saturday, May 4th 2013

Emma thank u so much
i got 13 of 15

Friday, May 10th 2013

Emma its nice to have a lesson like this, it helps me a lot to improve my English, good job, Take Care

Monday, May 13th 2013

i quite like your voice :)
thank you so much.

Thursday, May 16th 2013

Very interesting this lesson.

Thursday, May 30th 2013

Emma, you are as sweet as every thing sweet.
could you please teach us the different spellings of the letter (g),for example in the word (glass)it is pronounced not as in the word (large).
Hoping your prompt response and thank you.

Saturday, June 1st 2013

Thank you Emma !
This is exactly what I’ve been looking for XD

Tuesday, June 11th 2013

Thanks Emma! Nice job! I would like to know if the word “LOVE” is in “Z” group because it sounds at the end as a V or is it because after letter “E” at the end we should pronounce the S like a Z? Hope you understand my english ha ha ha!

Tuesday, June 18th 2013

Could you please give us some examples on -th endings for /s/ and /z/ sounds?

And some examples on ‘z’, ‘sion’ and ‘j’ endings for /Əz / sound?

Thank you very much for your classes!!

Sunday, June 23rd 2013

What about words ending in ‘y’? for instance: plays
Thanks! :)

Sunday, June 23rd 2013

Very good this explanation.

Sunday, June 23rd 2013

I scored 13 of 15. Not bad. I love this video so much. thanks a lot

Friday, July 19th 2013

i got 87

Monday, July 29th 2013

Hello Emma Can I ask if you can do a video about Conditionals Type 0.1.2 & 3

Saturday, August 3rd 2013

Tkank you so much, Emma

Tuesday, August 13th 2013

Score 15 of 15

Thank you Emma

Wednesday, August 28th 2013

Thanks Emma I got 14 out of 15 ..I improved a lot , thank you very much ma’am.

Sunday, September 8th 2013

I got 13 correct answers from 15 questions

Sunday, September 15th 2013

hello madam ,,,,, could you help me how to pronounciation of Z

Saturday, September 21st 2013

thanks emma u r very good

Thursday, October 17th 2013

i got 15 of 15 .. great

Thursday, October 17th 2013

thank you Emma. Although I can’t understand your lesson completely but I’ll try to listen more and more. I believe I can.

Sunday, November 17th 2013

Thanks for your advices.

Monday, December 2nd 2013

I scored 15 out of 15 ! I’m so happy;)

Saturday, December 21st 2013

Thank you Emma. This is very helpful lesson. I always had dificulties with that pronunciation, but now I know when say ‘s’,’z’ or ‘iz’. Thank you again ang good luck :)

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014

I got 11 correct out of 15.
thanks for all

Monday, January 27th 2014

Thank you very much Emma, i learnt many things from your lessons,request you to kindly do more lessons.There are only 53 videos relates to you which are not enough,most of the people wants to learn from your videos because the way you are teaching is wonderful. People do understand very easily. secondly if you work on grammar and tenses, children can get more benefits from your videos.

Wednesday, January 29th 2014

great teaching!

Monday, February 17th 2014

This video is very helpful for me. I always have problem on{ S ,es} pronunciation. I think I am almost understood how to say now. Thanks Emma and Engvid.

Sunday, February 23rd 2014


Wednesday, February 26th 2014

how are you every bady

Wednesday, March 12th 2014

Thanks 67%.

Tuesday, March 18th 2014

I always make mistakes when I pronounce “s” ending.Your video help me to understand how to pronounce it correctly.thanks a lot

Friday, April 11th 2014

hello emma ……There are _______ ways to pronounce s endings….can u plzz tell me what are the ways to pronounce s ….

Friday, May 23rd 2014

HI my name is Mariano and I am an ESL teacher, I love teaching my students pronunciation, it would be very nice if you guys could create a list of words where the S is Z and its exceptions.
Thank you!!

Wednesday, June 4th 2014

This lesson was very interesting and too difficult because, I had to put a lot of attention to those sounds.
I got 80

Tuesday, July 1st 2014

I scores 14 out of 15. Thanks Emma.

Thursday, July 10th 2014

Thank you very much!

Tuesday, July 15th 2014

I understand English very well, teach him almost all my life, but when I have to talk, there is a problem.

Monday, July 28th 2014

13/15 Scores

Monday, July 28th 2014

thanks, emma! this lession is so useful :)

Wednesday, August 6th 2014

I scored 14 out of 15. The words which end with S are always my headache, this lesson is the answer for me. Thanks Emma.

Sunday, September 7th 2014


Wednesday, September 10th 2014

thanks emma

Wednesday, October 1st 2014

Thank for the lesson

Thursday, January 1st 2015

14/15 thank you

Saturday, January 3rd 2015

Thanks a lot. You are a great teacher.Happy New Year. I wish you the best.

Tuesday, January 6th 2015

Thank you for lesson.

Friday, January 16th 2015

You are great Emma.take care

Friday, February 6th 2015

Hi Emma you are a great teacher.
Thanks a lot.

Monday, February 16th 2015

11 correct out of 15 :/

Thank you Emma.

Friday, March 27th 2015

hello Emma
Its been a while I am sreching online how can i improve my english, today early morning suddenly I came across of your Channal, Its really intresting and useful for me.
Thank you soooo much for your lovely VIDEOS.

Friday, April 3rd 2015

My scores is 13 out of 15 questions
thank’s madam elma for lesson

Monday, May 4th 2015

Thank you so much EMMA mam

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015

Hi Emma!
Thank you very much for the lesson!
It’s very useful for me to know that there are rules on how to pronounce the s endings.
I am trying to find out the pronunciation of some words that doesn’t seem to fit in these rules: “camera”, and “key” – both seem to end in vowel sounds, not consonant sounds as in the given rules. Would you please explain how to deal with them?

Thursday, June 11th 2015

Thank you very much!

Sunday, June 21st 2015

You got 15 correct out of 15.
:D <– why does it make me laugh every time? :D
Thank you Emma!

Sunday, August 2nd 2015

15/15 yeah !!!

Wednesday, August 12th 2015

thank you, Emma.

Thursday, September 17th 2015

hi Emma I like speaking in English but I have more mistakes of grammar how can I improve my grammar knowledge? help me please

Sunday, September 27th 2015

A good lesson

Thank you.

Tuesday, November 10th 2015

thank you I had 14/15 as a score

Friday, December 11th 2015

Thanks, 14 out of 15

Sunday, December 13th 2015

my score is 12 out of 15 :)

Thursday, January 28th 2016

I got 14 out of 15. I also need to save the letters in each category to pronounce the S correctly.

Please Emma, would you please make a video for how to pronounce the Th. For example, how to pronounce ( The throat ) ?

It’s very difficult to get out my tongue at the both words.

Anyway, thank you very much :)

Tuesday, March 8th 2016

Thanks you so much.

Sunday, April 10th 2016

Dear Emma:
Pronunciation was diffocult for me.I always didn’t understand what are the phonetic symbols deffrence?
But now,all is well because your lesson.
BTW,I got 100 points in this Quiz ,thank u!

Wednesday, April 13th 2016

    correct: difficult

    Wednesday, April 13th 2016

Thanks Emma I love the lessons,

Friday, April 22nd 2016

very useful lesson for me I am getting improvement how to secret fast learning I got 10 out of 15 question but first one how many way that’s we pronounced ending S in verbally I listen 4 way but educator explain only three so it seem to mistake by teacher Emma.

Wednesday, June 1st 2016


Wednesday, June 1st 2016

I have scores 12 out of 15.
Thanks Emma

Tuesday, June 14th 2016

Thanks for your lesson. yor lessons are very helpful in mt English life.

Wednesday, June 15th 2016

how to pronounce: ways, weighs and cities or other words that end in vowel sounds?
anyway, it’s a very helpful video.
thank you

Saturday, June 18th 2016

THANKS EMMA.Yours videos are amazing

Friday, July 29th 2016

I’ve already known pronouncing these words, but I watched video in order to review my knowledge and I made some mistakes and that’s not surprised me at all. Conclusion I did right thing:)

Thursday, August 11th 2016

Useful lesson as always Ms. Emma…..

Friday, August 26th 2016

Thanks Emma

Tuesday, October 25th 2016

Thank you Emma for this important and useful lesson

Wednesday, October 26th 2016

thank you so much. It’s very importaint lesson for me

Thursday, November 3rd 2016

15/15… thanks

Saturday, November 5th 2016


Tuesday, November 22nd 2016

Mmm.. I don’t get the sound Z…in any position in the world. Good afternoon and thank you.

Saturday, December 10th 2016

Thanks a lot ^^

Monday, January 9th 2017

Thank you.
How do we pronounce kids.

Wednesday, March 1st 2017

Thank you very much
I scored 15 out of15

Saturday, March 4th 2017

Thank you so much.
Now I am 30 years old, is it too late for me to start learning pronunciation? Until now, I have been learning the dumb English, only for English tests.

Monday, March 6th 2017

Good afternoon!
It was a very good lesson about pronunciation. Thanks.

Friday, March 17th 2017

Thanks, Emma. I got 100

Sunday, March 19th 2017

Thanks I’ve got 100%

Saturday, March 25th 2017

Thanks a lot Emma . Actually this lesson is to difficult for me earlier i never used to pronounce the word “s” in proper way but after i had watched your video.i leqrnt a lot from this video. Can you please tell about how to pronuce V and B . Sometimes it makes lot of confusion. Waiting for reply Emma.again thanks

Tuesday, March 28th 2017

Thanks Miss Emma i’m fully understand and i like you lecture.

Friday, April 28th 2017

What a wonderful lesson. Thanks a lot.

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017

Perfect lesson!

Wednesday, May 24th 2017

Hello Emma! Tkank you for your clarification. It was tremendously exciting.I enjoy watching your lessons. I am a beginner and I have no body to speak English with. May someone accept me as a friend. I am a very polite boy.

Friday, June 2nd 2017

I got 14/15! Thanks very much for the lesson!

Friday, June 9th 2017

Thank you so much for all your videos Emma, this pronunciation classes are my favorites

Monday, June 12th 2017

I like us way in teaching

Saturday, August 12th 2017

Thank you Emma

Friday, September 1st 2017

Thank you Emma !

Tuesday, September 12th 2017

thank you

Thursday, October 5th 2017

i got 13 correct out of 15. yeahhhh thanks emma. you are one of my favorite teacher.

Wednesday, October 11th 2017

Thank you Emma :)

Wednesday, October 11th 2017

12 to 15 :-) Thanks Emma

Saturday, October 28th 2017


Sunday, November 5th 2017

Thanks Emma

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Thank you teacher Emma.I scored 12 out of 15. This video is very useful for me.I really like your class.

Thursday, November 9th 2017

I did 15 to 15 :D thank you a lot.

Monday, December 4th 2017

Thanks Emma !
Your lesson was wonderful and clear ..
We have to practise more and more ..
Thanks 🌹🌹

Tuesday, December 12th 2017

I scored 15 out of 15.
Thanks Emma..

Thursday, February 8th 2018

You have Skype for privete classes? Tês!

Friday, February 9th 2018

Sorry by my text broker ,private classes? Tks!

Friday, February 9th 2018

You got 11 correct out of 15.thank you

Thursday, March 22nd 2018

emma. thank you so much!

Wednesday, March 28th 2018

It is right my quiz. Now, I would like if they are a way to speak to some natives or peers. The pronounciation is one of my big challenges. I think only through practicing I can overcome it. Thanks a lot Emma for your help.

Tuesday, April 10th 2018

i got 14/15

Thursday, April 19th 2018

Interesting topics, scored 15/15. Thanx Emma…

Sunday, May 6th 2018

yeahhh I got 15 correct out of 15 question… thank Emma <3

Thursday, June 7th 2018

14 out of 15 it’s not bad , thx Emma

Saturday, June 16th 2018

oh nice wow great
thx emma

Sunday, June 24th 2018

Grazie di cuore, perfect! :D

Wednesday, September 19th 2018

I have scores 14 out of 15
that`s nice

Thursday, October 4th 2018


Wednesday, October 17th 2018

Hi every one I am so glad I got 15 out of 15.

Saturday, November 17th 2018

Very difficult lesson!
I got 10 out of 15

Sunday, December 30th 2018

What a Useful lesson, Thanks, Emma.

Monday, March 11th 2019

I got 15 correct out 0f 15, Thanks, Emma.

Monday, March 11th 2019

I made a second attempted to correct all 15 questions,finally! It was a pretty hard for me to distinguished between the sound of syllable.
Thank you for your hard working for us,Emma.

Saturday, March 30th 2019

15\15 ))))

Wednesday, April 10th 2019

i get 15 of 15

Sunday, June 9th 2019

i got 15 of 15

Sunday, June 9th 2019

Please Emma! How to pronounce (d+s) at the end of the word

Sunday, February 2nd 2020

Great job Emma :) I got 14/15 :) and thanks a lot :)

Wednesday, February 26th 2020

Thanks. So important the lesson

Sunday, April 12th 2020

14/15. Thanks Emma. I love you. It seems easy for spanish speakers, but it isn´t. I do the same sound for all. I pronunce using the way (s) in all words that ending in s. I dont use (z) nor (IZ). I need to practice. I am gonna get it. Thank you Emma.

Wednesday, April 15th 2020

14/15 good lesson.

Friday, June 12th 2020

Scored 15/15

Sunday, June 14th 2020

Thanks Emma for your hard jobs.

Sunday, June 14th 2020

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