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It is nice . Thanks

rokaya

    thanks teacher… really useful lesson :)

    zahanmon

    I have stopped 2 watch a new lesson on engvid

    kotoz

thank you so much ,it’s great work

chaimaa

    Thank you dear Emma
    You help so much!!!

    Marina10

Awesome! Voglio piú lessons like that! Ciao cara!

Massimo

Thanks for this video.

Is shall an outdated word? I don’t remember where,but in one video Ronnie says shall’s an outdated word? Is using shall shows us a person who dwells in the ancient era?

Between,are there any grammatical mistakes in the para i have typed above?

poongkundran

    HI! Shall I help you ?
    I’ll take the liberty to do so.
    I learned in a book that the word “shall” is still used when you want to ask someone’s opinion about “If or not” you should do something. Ex: Shall I close the windows? Shall we talk in private ?
    And in your paragraph, you may have made some little mistakes.
    I’m not sure but I’ll put in angle quotes what I would write instead.
    Is shall an outdated word? I don’t remember where,but in “a” video Ronnie says shall’s an outdated word”.” “Does” using “the word “shall “show” us “that” a person “” “lives in an acient age” ?
    “Meanwhile”, are there any grammatical mistakes in the paragraph “that” “I” have typed above?
    Using the phrase “dwells in the ancient era?” sounds a little old-school. ^^
    I hope I’ve been of some help.
    Cheers !

    carlos77

      hiya,, I just want to quote one thing , when he said ^in one video Ronnie says^
      you correct to ^ in a video Ronnie says ^ ,typically both of these sentence are proper!!
      “a” and “an” are used with singular indefinite Noun also with “one” it work the same as “a” .
      So there is no mistaken here, methinks .

      hisham77

    “Shall” is more British and formal. Americans, actually, do not want to use it. Instead of it, they use “should”, and this is fine to me. I don’t use “shall” either. :)

    morfik

thanks

moha12

hi this was an awesome vedio…i enjoyed a lot

gourav

Really helpful!
I never thought I needed to know that:D
Thanks.

Yasmine

100%
yeah !!!
\(^^ )/~

chatchaphorn

Thank you very much Emma !!!!! I needed it. Thanks for the easy way to understand it. I am german and I visit engVid every day :-) It´s the best side I´ve found to improve my english!!!!! Thanks to all teacher!!

Iris

    Hi,

    Do you know some similar sites to learn german ?

    Regards

    glmrenard

      I want to know about it too! Thanks

      MariyaMary

Thanks for this video Emma.
Hope to learn more if possible

aung kyaw

lesson wonderful, thanks!

ubiracymafra

wonderful lesson!!

javedcpr

stopped growing ur hair lol. long hair looks good on u too. thank you 4 be my teacher online take care.

Efrain Dominguez

Thank you, Emma!

yankhonskiy

100% =D

Lenin

Thank you, Emma! It’s was easy with you ;-)

kishtuki

Thank you so much for the instructions,showing how to use the verb in the appropriate time.

Dona

It’s very interesting and easy to understand. I stopped to watch this lesson and I stopped watching another sites:-)

Ilnar

    thanks for this example

    AYOUB ALGHARABLY

Thank you,you likes me when you smile

rauof

Thank you madam Emma

soozoo

You are an incredibly great teacher. I was seeing the facebook but i stopped to see this vid.

martin

Hi Emma, thank you very much for the helpful video. I have just one more question. Let’s suppose that I ‘m in a car with a friend and he light up a cigarette. I want him to quit smoking (just for the period whilst we are in the car and not “forever”) , what should I say: “Can you stop smoking please ?” ? and If on the contrary I would like to ask (to my best friend for example) to stop “forever” to smoke, what should I say in that case ? Thank you very much . Bye, Andrea from Milan

saino76

    if i were you i would say could you please stop smoking while driving.

    kee

    “Please do not smoke in the car.”
    or if it’s your friend
    “Non fumare nella macchina altrimenti ti lascio a piedi!” xD ahahaha

    wolverine

      Hahaha ! …grande wolverine ! pretty good idea

      saino76

Tks Emma. Another great lesson!

rodrigoccn2005

you are nice.

zaima

thanks!

Shaik Mohammed

thank you emma
but i have a quastion about the same point but with the verb want is it the same case or different i want to ask or i want asking
and thank you again

khederkanaan

Emma, I’m in love ;)

marcinowski

Thank you very much

Giuseppe

10/10 thank you Emma. I’ll never stop to watch your lessons. A virtual flower for you. :-)

robybz

    If I may,

    I think you mean I’ll never stop watching your videos.

    Is that correct guys ?

    carlos77

      You are right Carlos!

      Sally S

great lesson!!!!
You’re the best teacher!!!
I love you!
thanks!

lucasrbtsk

Thank you, Emma. I stopped making mistakes. :-)Probably.:-) Your lesson is great.

irena

Thank you, Emma. I stopped making mistakes. :-)Probably.:-)

irena

    Sorry, I didn´t stop making mistakes, I have send this comment twice. :-)

    irena

Thank you very much!!!
Your lessons are great!!!

wild boar

I stopped snuggling into my charming wife to do this lesson.

ciaglejade

I stopped to watch video lesson. Thanks Teacher Emma.

Rogerio

    If I may,

    I think you should write : I stopped to watch THE video lesson.
    But if I’m not mistaken, you meant :
    I’ve just finished watching the video.
    In this case we use watching because there’s “just” and “the”

    I’m taking the opportunity to practise and share.
    Cheers.

    carlos77

      right,, you used THE , because It used with definite noun which is ” Emma`s lesson” , so your sentence it more accurate than
      what he said , ^_^

      hisham77

        this example
        . I stopped ___________ in the pool because I was too tired.

        to swim
        swimming

        I chose ( to swim ) but it was wrong , why ?

        tefa

Hi Emma
I had many things to do this morning but I stopped to see your lesson and I liked it very much.
You’re great!

Neusa

Hello Emma,

Great lesson, I learned something this evening thanks to you.

glmrenard

Very interesting and helpful plus very clear explanation, thank you very much Emma

argenis

Thank you teacher for interesting and useful lesson!
Keep it up!

Fellows, help me to improve my low English-speaking skills.
Here is my Skype ID – jevgeniikyrychyk.

zhena

Estupendo video animo que no decaiga los animos.

Martin

In my opinion an easier explanation exist.
You can “to” replace with “in order to”.
I stopped in order to do something, for instance: to smoke.

A gerund works likewise a noun.
Smoking is a bad habit then I stopped smoking.

What do you think about it?

BTW 10 out of 10

krzysztof70

    Smoking isn’t so bad as people say. I’m smoking, and I like it. I really like to smoke sometimes. Why should this be wrong? xD

    morfik

      keep smoking there’s nothing wrong with it, but yellow teeth 4 sure.

      Efrain Dominguez

        I have really white and healthy teeth. Why? because I brush my teeth twice a day. Besides, I go regularly to a dentist even if I don’t have any problems with my teeth. I know, I’m a very weird smoker… xD

        morfik

          I see, have a nice weekend Morfik.

          Efrain Dominguez

thank you

bfiguereo

Thanks Emma…. you’re nice …. a useful lesson

Frank

why is it “stop to eat meat”, he s now a vegetarian, no more eating meat, so ?
thx

Speranza

Thank you Emma!
It was a very useful lesson.
You are a really great teacher!

aiace

Very well explained! Thank you Emma!

Janilza

i love engvid so much. it’s help me to improve my grammar and the vdo class it’s seem better than my live class at school.
thanks

yahgisoba

Thanks!

santiagobraz

Thank you, I got 100 !!

Ezequias

Nice class. Anyway I have doubts about other verbs differnt of to stop. I would like that someone helps me. Thanks.

Elisa

You are load and clear as usual,
Local T rised from -32C up to -5C – nice and warm )))

inetden

    Они в Цельсиях не понимают, переводи сразу в Фарингейты ))

    up99

      согласен ))) но Эмма по-моему в северном Китае сейчас, учит китайский, возможно в Харбине, и Цельсии ей вроде как понятны.

      inetden

I LIKE ENGVID AND FELL GOOD FOR STUDYING ENGLISH..THANKS VERY MUCH……………

phaisithong vongphuckdy

Thanks

kazusumi

Hi Emma! good lesson 9 out of 10 . I have studied verb patterns recently, but I forgot some rules with remember, try and so on. Hope you teach them next time . Thank you indeed.

oscargutierrez502

Thank you very much!!!

zed

It was a wonderful lesson!!! I remember it :D again thanks alot Emma!!!

dukky12

Hi Emma,

Thank you for the lesson. Can you review the part where you explained “I stopped to smoke” sentence? It is confused. Probably the action 1 should be smoke, then stop and then anything else, for example – eat. Otherwise the sentence should be I stoped to walk.

Boris

Hi Emma,

In your quiz you have following question:
I stopped ___________ in the pool because I was too tired. The correct answer is swimming. Why? I don’t stop swimming forever. It is just a one time action.
The same problem with question: If you are lost, stop _____________ directions.
Why ‘to get’ a right one? It is recommendation don’t ask directions ever.
Please, give your advise how to differentiate these situations.

lastdruid

    I think, I stopped to swim would correct if the sentence would have been “I stopped to swim at the swimming pool because i was too tired ” instead of “in the pool”.

    niku1987

    You were tired, so you stopped swimming and went out the water, or pool, lake, or whatever you were swimming in xD — you simply stopped the activity. Otherwise you would drown. xD

    The second one — try to think about “and” when you want to use an infinitive.

    “If you are lost, stop and get directions.”
    If you try to use “getting” — “If you are lost, stop and getting directions.” — and this sounds awkward. xD

    morfik

      It makes a sense! Thanks!

      Boris

      It makes a sense. Thank you!

      lastdruid

      you know , I`ve a doubt about this answer !!
      “I stopped to swim in the pool because I was too tired” . methinks its proper , it simply means that I was tried and exhausted, therefore I stopped and get in to the warm water in the pool to relax .^^

      hisham77

        Don’t try this at home, especially, when you are alone. xD

        morfik

          Very funny , I will never be alone for sure I will have companionship . “you know what I mean “. Anyhow, I guess in this meaning the sentence will be correct .

          hisham77

          I agree with you.
          It was the one incorrect answer of mine in this quiz. However, I think, both answers are correct.

          urs68

Thanks Emma. From your good lesson.

Kaihan

Thank you Emma!! could you give me explanation on qeustion 10 why we are using gerund? if you get chance…

weyni

Emmaaaaaaaa Thank you
I didn’t realy know what is the diffrence, but now I got 10/10. Thanks again

rilomo

Ema you have displayed a good lesson, so I understand well ,,, thank

Eng Adam

great..tank mrs.emma

zulfazilla

Thanks Emma for this video

someone1

Hi! Could anybody of Engvid teachers do a lesson about differences in making questions about subject.

kamilx2

It is really good site,You are great!

sherry

Great lesson!

What’s about other verbs?
Is there any difference between the following sentences?
1. I tried to help my sister.
2. I tried helping my sister.

Shay

    I would use “tried to help”, but I can’t give you any info about why. I’ve just heard this form many times. I don’t know if “tried helping” is correct.

    There are, however, verbs that you can use both with infinitives and gerunds, for example “like”: “I like to swim.” and “I like swimming.”

    But there are also verbs that require only an infinitive or a gerund, and choosing the second one is wrong. I’m still working on it, and I think that this issue is a little bit complicated and more like prepositions — you have to spend years on it in order to learn how to use verb + gerund or infinitive properly. xD

    morfik

    if u want to use verb tired, u can use like this. I tired of helping her.

    gulmira

Today was a great day,I stopped to listen your wonderful lesson!!
Thank you !

abdallaidris

Hello Emma.
I love your teaching. I’ve easily understood this lesson, but I’ve got a question for you.
I came across a sentence, in my student book at evening classes, where the verb “like” wasn’t used placing the -ing form after it, but the infinitive. Here’s the sentence:
“John likes to spend his time on holiday looking at old churches.”
I can’t find a “purpose infinitive” in that sentence, like you explained about the verb “stop”.
Could you help me to understand, please?
Thanks a lot,
Renato

renato52

hi emma thank you so much.. :) good information..

saran

thank you so Much

nino31

Thank you Emma , I used to make mistakes but I stopped making mistakes now , once again thanks a lot .

libyano

that was seriously great lesson. Well done.. I understand clearly. Thank you.

wetyyourself

Hi, Emma. Thanks a lot for your explanations,
I’ve got a question about stop + smoke.
– I stopped smoking.
a) I was smoking a cigarette and I finished doing it because I entered into a closed place.
b) I used to be a regular smoker, and in some point of my life I gave it up. (I didn’t smoke anymore).
What’s the meaning of this sentence?
Thanks!

ruben

    It depends. xD

    “I stopped smoking.” — This sentence is very short and there is no time specified. So, if there were, for instance, “I stopped smoking two years ago.”, this would be B answer because you are talking about a specific moment of the past. But you should change “(I didn’t smoke anymore).” to “(I don’t smoke anymore).”

    It also could mean the option A. For example: “I stopped smoking and entered the room”. But if it comes about the A answer, I would rather say “I’ve just stopped smoking” — this means that the cigarette, probably is still smouldering in a ashtray.

    So, as you can see it requires a better insight in the situation that you want to describe.

    morfik

      Thank you very much!
      I figured out something similar, but I was not sure about it.
      I’m Spanish, and we have two different verbs to express this idea:
      – Parar de fumar (stop, but continue in the future).
      – Dejar de fumar (stop, and don’t do it anymore).

      ruben

        There is one more thing about that.

        “I’ve stopped smoking.” — This is definitely B answer because in case of perfect tenses, there is no need to give a specific time of an action. So, you’ve stopped smoking, but no one knows when exactly. xD

        morfik

thank u soooooooooo mush for this lession

sami45

hi Emma it s so helpful to meet you through your lessons you are gorgious. could you tell as about give up smoking and stop smoking what s is the diffirence between both structure ? regards
i start being in love with your way to teach i ll finish by loving you person

aziz

Thank´s Emma, this lesson was a really good tip! :-)

alangoes

Emma, this is a great lesson. I really didn´t know how to express myself in this case. But I still have doubts about infinitive vs gerund. In those cases as in “like VERB+ing”, or “go VERB+ing”, do they(infinitive and gerund)have the same meaning in this case? I’m waiting your answer.

Joao Paulo

Thank you so much :)

geegee

Thank u. go on….

itri

Thank you teacher!

Jacob

100% :-)

venca

thnks emma u are agreat teacher

isha

Thank you teacher

nms77

Hi, Emma!

Great lesson again!

Greetings from Brazil!!!!!

Daniel

Hi Emma,
Thanking for your kind assistance..

serapzkt

thank u Emma. Great

Asif

Merci!
Or, Thank you in english!
Muchhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

Dag

Nice class. Thank you, Emma.

Wenderson

Oh, thank you Emma.
I misunderstood that it was similar to the usage of “help ving” and ‘help to v”.
This lesson is very useful, since ‘stop ving” and “stop to v” have totally different meanings.

Charles

I got 10 correct out of 10, your lessons are amazing, thanks Emma

aagarcia24

execellent it is prety easy to understand your lesson i love this page thanks “Emma”

lupita

Dear Emma,
thanks a lot for a wonderful explanation. Good luck to you!

Kate

Amazing!… 10 to 10!!.. your lessons are perfects!.. thank you Emma!! ;0)

fromcatalonia

Thank you. It is helpful.

Nadezda

Danke Emma

vishnu6887

Dear Emma,

very nice sugestion and one more great lesson.

Thank you a lot.

How about preparing a lesson on spoken English?

PAULO - BRAZIL

Thanks a lot

other1

Beautiful Emma, it’s amazing how clear your explanation is. Thank you very much for your lesson. I got 100!

Sally S

Excellent job Emma!Thank you very much!

dany2013

thanks Emma

brala

    Hi Emma How you read this fraction 1/12.5? Thankyou

    brala

thank you so much

basheer

Thanks a lot. It’s was very useful for me

Zhanbota

thanks for the Video.
it’s was really beneficial.
regards :)

salman Freshie

Emma
Is this sentence correct,, This picture is a little bit too much black ”

taha

    I would use:
    “This picture is a little bit black”
    “This picture is a little bit too black”
    “This picture is a little bit much too black”

    Pay attention to the third one “much too” not “too much”.

    morfik

this example
. I stopped ___________ in the pool because I was too tired.

to swim
swimming

I chose ( to swim ) but it was wrong , why ?

Mohammed

    When you are tired you won’t go to swim . It’s all about the context , so we should put SWIMMING . ; )

    hbarhi

      I think, HBarhi, you are absolutely right.
      In this case, meaning depends on the context.
      As to me, I have much work, and at the end of the day I decided to relax and take some sport.
      So I stopped and go to a swimming pool. Good idea, by the way.
      So, I think, both answers are correct.

      urs68

    Hello Mohammed. I had the same problem. The correct answer is swimming. If “you stopped to swim” means you did something before to swim. But, in the sentence, “you stopped swimming” because you’re too tired to keep swimming. I hope you have understood me. Regards from Spain.

    perher

Thanks a lot emma that lesson was so useful

benjaminstudent

thanks for your help and suport

sayyed jalil

thanks for your help and support.

sayyed jalil

thanks a lot

w123

Thank you Emma!!!

Gerardo Silva

It is amazing.I never knew. Thanks for the way you explain things naturely. I am astonished. Keep on nurishing us with your marvellous lessons. Thanks

manzingap

Thank you!!

Kawtar

Thank you very much !

dhplakmal

Great!!! =D

Jessica

Thanks for the lesson. I won’t stop listening to your lessons.

River

Thank you so much, Emma!!! This lesson was very clarifying.

daniel95

Hy i’m Hicham
Great lesson, thanks to you.

addyneo

I Stopped TO … I use this expression when I´m moving for example: walking, riding or driving?

adry

    hi

    toson

i stopped doing infinitive -ing mistake!!!

thunder78

Thanks Emma!!
you rock!!

rodrigo837

Emma you are a wonderful teacher .Your explanations are very clear and simple.
Is it correct to say that in the sentence stopped + infinitive there is a reason why we stopped with the gerand it describes a situation. Thank you.

hanna

Dear Mrs. Emma,i think you are a very good teacher.It is so clear that you love teaching and taking care of students.I have understood this from by the way you’re speaking.So thank you very much…:)))

esess

Thanks Emma for this wonderful lesson.

Amarsohal

It wasn’t very easy for me but I ‘ve well done the test.

sara

Dear Emma! Thanks for useful lesson but I think the correct answer in the quiz #9 is I stopped to swim in the pool because I was too tired. Am I right about it? Please answer!

apolischuk85

excellent lesson

hiraly

Thank you :D

grace

I have got 100. Thanks so much Emma! I love you

pu2py

great lesson thx

rawa

thank you very much

Ahmed 11

I got 10 correct. Thanks for great expression and all free lessons.

Delandero

very useful lesson! thank you Emma!

Monica

Great lesson. We want more.

Deny

hi, you are the best teacher. The explanation is so clear, i easily understand it and hope i use them in my everyday conversation.

gulmira

By the why, is there somebody wants practice with me. My level of English is not good but also not bad. Guys Lets talk on skype. I’m Gulmira from Uzbekistan this is my Skype Id guli.akhmet.

gulmira

teacher why here is I stopped swimming because I was tired. he or she was swimming in the pool then he realize that he is tired. then he may use I stopped to swim because i was tired. this one is correct? Why not?

gulmira

I’ve stopped watching the video to give you my gratitude. Thank you so much Emma :)

tranngoclinh02101996

    hi, Emma. Lets talk English voice or video chat?

    gulmira

Thank you very much Emma :)

albertoojeda7

Thank you Emma

negar

So wonderful , amazing lesson from you .
Emma , you are great teacher . i am following your lessons .

Mz.looli

thank you teacher. It help me a lot :)

gnol

I stopped dating my ex boyfriend. It means that I can meet somebody else. Wow thats great to use this word.
I stopped to buy some water because i was thirsty.
I stopped to buying clothes because Im in broke.

gulmira

    Hi Gulmira,

    Thank you for your examples. Your first two sentences were good, but the last one should be “I stopped buying clothes because I’m broke.” :)

    Emma

Excelent!!!!!!!!!

Enrique

Thank you so much Emma, I think this lesson very important for we and you told very well :)

msami

Thaaaaaaaaaaaaaank u Emma

sweetrose77

Thank you very much Emma! It helped me.
I had a mistake at 9. I thought someone is swimming in the pool and after a moment he stopped to swim because he was too tired.
In that case, how I have to say?

Petitfélin

thanks a lot . You are amazing teacher. :)

muna

It a hell is awesome from thailand.

kiat

amazing .. this the first website that i can study English language easily .
so thanks alot …

Akram z

Thank you Emman.
See you in next sections!!

carito1007

Thank you . I wanna ask you a question What’s the difference between come back , come along come out and come over If you have time to explain it to me I would be so delighted And thanks again

yassin1995

That is a great lesson, very useful to practice in a informal conversation and in academic life. ;D ..

alefduan

In fact I thought the two sentences have the same meaning but due to ur help i understood it , thank you Emma .
One thing about the Nineth sentence (I stopped swimming Because I was tired) he was tired while swimming then he decided to stop fr while ,why u didn’t use I stopped to swim?
Thank u again

Jerzy

Thank you Emma. Please teach us “Does not make sense” and “Make(s) sense”. When will we use it? What is the difference between it?

ariunbolor

Hi,
What is the different between following:
I stopped to smoke
I stopped for smoking

Henry

Hi,how are you?
you are a great teacher
I like your lesson
Thank you so much.

sovannaranou

    Thank you for your comment sovannaranou!

    Emma

Thank you very much = )

hbarhi

I really want to thank you for all of your lesson!

cbk5883

Thank you for explaining!

Yerlan

Hello Emma! I’m Charles from Venezuela, thank you so much. I was a great lesson and now I understand clear when someone say to me “I stopped smoking” jejeje. I want to study english in canada in order to get my toelf certificated and I’d like to know you and all of the ENGVID team too. God Bless You.

Charles Ch.

    jejeje I made a mistake. “It was a great lesson”. If I made another one, please tell me. Thanks

    Charles Ch.

yes Thank you i stopped here to learn English

alhiraki

Hello Emma. I’ve done the quiz and I have a question for you. The sentence “I stopped ___________ in the pool because I was too tired.” According to quiz, the correct answer is “swimming” but I think is “to swim” because you stop to swim when you are tired. You don’t stop to swim forever! I would like to know your opinion about this sentence. Thank you and regards from Spain.

perher

    Hello again. I found out what was my mistake. In fact the correct answer is “swimming” because if you stop to swim means that before to swim, you were doing something different like walking, eating, etc. In that sentence, the meaning is different. You stopped swimming because you’re tired. Now, I understood the sentence. I hope you understand my explanation because I’m a beginner student and I don’t know if my grammar is correct. Newly, thank you and regards from Spain.

    perher

It’s very helpful thanks a lot ^_^

roka

I enjoyed the lesson, I’m gratefully.

nilza1989

Thanks a lot :D

Yassine

Thank you

njoud1990

great job

suresh

Great emma

i can understand everything

thank you very much

pranav9061

Emma .. YOUR lessons are really amazing .thanks a lot for that great job.. but i see that you focused on the verb (stop) only .. can’t we use other verbs in the same way like: (stand) .. so i can say( I stood up to carry the box) 1- sit 2- stand 3- carry .and ( i stood up carrying the box)1- carry 2- stand.

JOODY

    Gerunds (verb + ing) and infinitives (to + verb) are painful for most students to learn because you have to memorize the rule for each verb.

    I focused on the verb “stop” in this video because it is one of the most confusing ones.

    Here is a video that may help you with other verbs:

    http://www.engvid.com/gerund-or-infinitive/

    Emma

thank emma

lâm

Thanks a lot!

may be .. a day…finally I will be learn English

Antonio

Awesome Possum!

alex20

I really like what you are doing here. Your work is of the greatest help to the teacher and student. I really enjoy it! I wish you every success.

shanti

Very nice Ema… thank you!

Victor

thank thank thank. i lake you ,…………………..

asiri

Thank you so much . Emma

mr.Tuan

thankes for you

Muhammady

hii ! Emma

ı think so… ı stopped learning this subject.. thank you very much indeed..

enginn

Smply Awesome.. fnly i learnd Infitive and Gernd..

Tks 2 much,
Fazal

Fazalhaq

quite helpful

engvivid85

thank you Emma

siwan

Hi Emma,
I have a question for you. Is there any difference between the following senteces?
I decided to ask for directions.
I decided asking for directions.
Thanks, Richard.

Richard

    “I decided to ask for directions” is correct. The verb “decide” is followed by to + verb.

    Here are some more examples:

    I decided to buy some ice cream.
    I decided to move to Las Vegas.
    I decided to marry my best friend.

    Emma

      very very very thanks Emma.

      spous67

thanks Emma
great lesson

hernan

it was very easy because of your help thank you and keep going. I have been in USA for two years and I never speak English before thank u again

rachid bermache

Hi everybody! I took the quiz which is about infinitive and gerund but I don’t understand clearly.
Who wants to explain to me ;
9. I stopped ___________ in the pool because I was too tired.
I clicked on to swim but it is not true. I thought that If I can take a rest , I will continue on. I am so tired ok but it is not meaning of give up.
Help please
Thanks.

hallelujah

    In my opinion swim need more energy and makes somebody feel tired, so the right answer is ” swimming” . I think the first action is the cause of second action :). CMIIW

    aisyara

    hi,hallelujah.ıf you are tired,you don’t want to swim.you stop swimming in the pool .ın your opinion is that ı stopped to swim in the pool because ı was too tired.this means that (for example) you want to swim in the pool but you are reading book.then, you want to swim in the pool.you give up reading book in order to swimming in the pool.I hope you understand my writing.

    zglbl

      I got it , thanks ;)

      hallelujah

        Many students seemed to have problems with this question. These guys answered it well! Thank you!

        Emma

          Hello, Emma!
          Why both answers cannot be correct?
          It depends on…
          … on a specific situation, i.e. a context, doesn’t it?
          Thanks a lot for your lessons.

          urs68

          Emma, I can’t stop writing the free flow of my thoughts;) sorry for that.
          1. I stopped swimming in the pool because I was too tired to do anything.
          2. I stopped to swim in the pool because I was too tired and wanted to relax.

          urs68

    I stopped swimming as I got tired of that.

    Vadik

    I stopped swimming in the pool. this is correct

    dfantauzzi769

waaw, it’s very clear :). im very appreciate for the teacher, good job.

aisyara

Dear Emma:
This is a good lesson. For me It has been some difficult.
I do not undestand what is the exactly meaning of these sentences:
“I stopped to smoke” (stop to smoke for one moment?)
“I stopped smoking” (the meaning is: To quit to Smoke?
I will appreciate your attention.

learner

    “I stopped to smoke” means “I stopped doing something to have a smoke”, and “I stopped smoking” does “I quit (gave up) smoking”=)

    Vadik

      Exactly.

      I stopped to smoke means I was doing something else (maybe walking), and I stopped what I was doing to light up a cigarette. In this example, I am smoking.

      I stopped smoking means I quit smoking or I stopped the action of smoking. In this example, I am not smoking.

      Emma

You are the best!!!

dmitriy2783

thank you Emma

mna

Thanks a lot

waelali79

my frengy emma, thankiu very nach.
congratulation.
drauzio canellas-bçlivia

drauzio canellas

10 correct out of 10 – Thomas from Poland thx

7thomas7

i find everything interesting here..

decent04

i thought they have same meaning, thank you emma

hawace

must say thanks.
I stopped —— in the pool because i was so tired.

swimming /to swim

i thought (to swim) is the right answer. but tern out (swimming) is the correct answer. I am puzzled!!

pervert

    Hi … Pervert?

    Thanks for your question!

    The clue in this sentence is “because I was so tired”. Swimming involves a lot of work, so if someone gets tired, they would probably stop swimming and rest.

    Alternatively, I could make a sentence like “It was hot, so I stopped to swim in the pool.” In this case, because it’s hot, I stop what I’m doing and start swimming in order to cool down.

    Emma

Hi emma you do not know how much you help me with this topic, I was asking many teachers, friends but they can not explain me..You are an angel for people like me…. Thank you so much

miguel

Hi Emma you do not know how much you help me with this topic, I was asking many teachers and friends,but they can not explain me..You are an angel for people like me…. Thank you so much.

miguel

thank you Emma,

I found your lesson most helpful, I got 10 correct.

heron

Wow ,very great lesson ,with mathematical demonstration too !!!

giamait30

Thank you for great lesson. I got 10 correct.

chaiwute2110

Useful info. Lucky me I discovered your site by accident, and I’m stunned why this twist of fate did not took place earlier! I bookmarked it.

thuoc paliarmen

Emma, I appreciate your lesson a lot. Thanks to you I’ve understood that difference perfectly. Have a great day.

MilanSvec

Thanks Emma! I got 9/10.

chanchal17

Stop to listen to Emma’s lessons and you won’t stop improving your english. ;-)

orion75

Emma’s lessons are very important and more than anything in English.

akash

I stopped watching the video to thank you for your lesson.

nadin13

Nice video
Thanks ^_^

xjalalx

Thanks for this video Emma. It is very clear. I got 10/10. I hope I will stop DOING this kind of mistakes now! By the way it is the first time I understand the difference between infinitif and gerondif.

olivierdauphin

100… Thanks a lot..

alivugar

it’s really great, I learn’t alot and got 100% marks in test. I like this website, I’ve learnt many things. English is my second language. great job done by you

mishqat

Thank you so much, Emma!! Finaly, after many years, I’ve understood it!!

Gisab

Amazing, Thank you. :)

Khaled

Thanks Emma. you really improves my English language.

Moataz

Hi Emma. Thanks for the lesson.

rios

100..Thanks Emma;)

bilgenu

Thanks Emma !

diegofelipe

Good exercise. I recommend doing.

wcomeron

thank you so much ,
i have question, and i’m hoping you answer it.

I’m looking forward to finish / to finishing this exercise.
what should I pick out and why.

struggler

It’s great, thank you! :)

lena123

thanks for a great lesson. such a wonderful comparison!!!! you are the best Emma!!!))))

ganbashir15

Thanks a lot emma that lesson was so useful
The quiz also

yoshi76

hi Emma,
thanks for this lesson,i have just one issue that if this method is true or no for any verb else th
thanks forward

kays2mee

hi emma..

thank you alot , becuase i was need this rule .. :) .. all my problems with verbs .. so thank you <3' ^_^

noorbazlamit33

please,explain about the pool

mandarin

thx emma!

vudqjagka

Thanks Emma really nice your explanation. I ask, If you could make another video (or videos) explain the use of the following verbs: remeber, forget, regret and trying (infinitive an gerund)

I’m waiting for yout performance

adriannoboa

Thanks Emma. I have very clear the dierences.very useful video.

spous67

thank you very much you the best techer in world

khalil05

Hi Emma, thank you very much for the helpful video soooooooooooo benefit
really I got it

kocher

dear Emma, this is awesome. Keep doing the great works for the future too…

faster82

100% ! Thanks Emma!

adijoker

Thanks a lot.

treso09

Thanks a lot for your help.

nestorvasquez

Emma are the best teacher. 100 % I got again. I don´t want stopped learning by you.

alpido24

thanks a lot :)

maspri15witjaksono

it’s hard to me to do “i stopped smoking”, cause i was addicted. I wish i don’t do that anymore. Thanks for your great teaching emma! :)

maspri15witjaksono

Thank you very much

bummia

Emma, You are simply amazing! I’ve got the differences for the first time. Thank you.

samira76

The best lesson forever,,,thank you :D

jrnk

thanks Emma.

arrar

It ‘s really~~useful, U are a amazing and patient teacher, I’m really fascinated with your way of teaching, keep going :)

ericho0728

Very clear explanation

xevi

Very helpful lesson Emma !!Thanks a lot.

greencorner1

Emma Thanks:I study many years english and I always am not sure the way I use the verbs and correct sentences,the way you teach is very very new for me and exteremly helpful to me,thanks.I find a sense of confident now that i had not befor ,thanks again.Masoud

masoudkeyhani

100% thank you so much .

safawad

it is realy useful lesson!!! thank you dear teacher)))

yury1

7. I am studying really hard today. I need a break. I want to stop _______________.
to check my email
checking my email

if you check personal email the right choice may be “to check my email”

gurelg

Thanks for everything , Whole videos in here are so usefuly

aziz91

THANK YOU SO MUCH :)

july1998

Emma, it was really great! Thank you

tarvas

8:56 minuet makes me stopped making mistakes in Infinitives and Gerunds >> Thanks (:

bargawi89

Thank you very much

DAMBAS

Thanks Emma.I really appreciate for your help with this.I am going to take an ESL TEST and my weakness lies in reading.Would you mind help me and others,who are on the same boast as i am,with reading comprehension.Thanks in advance

Waligaa wax baro

Very good lesson

Tomm.rock

Thanks a lot Emma. I stop reading Vietnamese magazines.

huenhanp102

It is very impotent to improve language.Thank you very much mam

Gurram VijayaBhaskar

Looks like the same meaning but now I understand. Thanks Emma
for this lesson!

scaredareyou

how can we speak work and walk teacher? i cant
distinguish.

CATTYHUGO

oh…thank you.your lesson is very good.

haituan1001

Emma
I stopped to watch your class. Good hints!
Thank you

Marcio R Santos

Wow, this was really helpful video. I actually did’t understand it, but now I do. Thank you, Emma!

Mina

Thanks Miss Emma.The lesson is very helpful .

hoanghung

Thanks a lot Emma, you’re amazing!!

Marcel

Thank you Emma. This lesson is great.

Math catcher

You´re a terrific teacher!
Can i use it for all verbs?
Thanks!

tioxande

WOW! I have 10 right answers from 10! It is great! Thank very much, Emma!

Nurdaulet

Sorry, ‘Thank you very much, Emma!’

Nurdaulet

wow….i got it

azizhamid

It is very good, thank you EMMA

seemit

It is very good, thank you EMMA.

seemit

Very intersting
thanks you emma

Djilali

I cannot understand the lesson then also thanks, I got 40%.

Abdul Qayum

You don’t even know but I love you! :) I’m taking Ielts exam next Saturday and I’ve improved a lot with your lessons…keep us always updated, please =)

marinabarato

Thanks, I got 100

ghazal10

Excellent lesson!! That was something very confused to me.
Really helpful =)

buyeromanya

Thanks a lot ! It becomes clear when U point out difference in meaning with ACTIONS ! First attempt my score was 80. Now I`m going to work with mistakes

dizog

Thanks Emma!! I understood it very much ;)

umigame

Nice lesson Emma. Thank you very much :)

Juan Carlos.

Thanks for this video Emma. I hope to learn English!

Sashalex75

Dear Emma ,
Can I ask you that “. Don’t stop to look up many new words in the dictionary. If you stop often for new words, you will read slowly and forget the story .

Does It mean ?
1.you should stop looking up new words in dictionary or
2. you should look up new worlds in dictionary ???

My friend said it mean I should stop looking up new words in dictionary .
I’m confused now!!

Thank you

beckychenharold

I stopped to watch Emma’s English lesson while I was playing game.

I stopped playing game while I was watching Emma’s English lesson.

Thanks Emma. Got 100%

water meter check please

You are my vevorte teacher

abo-saleh

Thank you Emma~ God bless you^^

Gloria Lee

Thank you much Emma,

MTRUONG77

Emma, this class is great as well as your
old-school sweater :) Thanks, I am longing for your further lessons!

AlexSem

your pronunciation is easy to understand.

Rasho

Thanks Emma! your voice is always so sweet ^ ^

wen.wen

I scored 100%
Emma, you are number one!

WolfhoT

I learn a lot of knowledge from your video.
Thank you,Emma.

DennyCheng

Good work, thank you

3beeralward202

Hi!
Please, help me to understand defense between next two sentences.
‘l love hating you’ & ‘i love to hate you’

Thanks a lot.

Shiko4455

Thank you.

pafsilipoclub

Thanks EMMA…I got 90%.

Joshisadanandan

Thanks, Emma. Very useful

Tchin Shi

Thanks, Emma. You`re amazing!

filypeans

Thanks.

Iamhere.

ok but in this ex. what should i choose:
mom: why are you home so late?
son: I stopped (chatting/to chat) to Sally and I lost track of time.

Thanx

Majd-da

Thanks Emma , may I know what is the different between good in and good at English?

bobloo789

Thanks a lot teacher ! Usefull lesson, i got 100%

Joel Tank.

Great lesson Emma , many thanks , just now I understand the deferences between them , I used to mix them up while I was speaking . I got 9/10

Alloughani

Thank you Emma great lesson.

Jesusmysavior

Thank you Emma,you’re really great teacher and full fill my knowledge till I can’t stop watching your lesson VDO

Amaraadd

Great lesson! Can you explane the correct difference between “comfortable” and “convenient”…different resourses give different meaning(
thank you very much!

IamAnji

Emma, excellent lesson!

yuanjunheng

I cant download the video.help me.what is the instructin???

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    engVid Moderator

Thank you!

Artem Kuznetsov

Thank you so much you helped me
<3

Memo white

you’re the best teacher!

sara45

This lesson is very helpful to me. I enjoy it. Thanks a lot, Emma.

juiahisn

thank you so much teacher ^^

tuba89

Dear Teacher Emma,
This lesson is really perfect. Well this type of lessons will never have plenty of entries. But they are necessary for students. You are precise in explanations and you adress to learners who at a lower level and at the higher level of English.
I would appreciate if you continue more lessons with ing and to verb form.
It would be great if you make a lesson comparing past form of must verb in particular:
I needn’t have done
I didn’t have to do
And so on
Best wishes,

MKJMKJ

Thanks for this video Emma.

Brkb

Thank you Emma.

Nadir

Thank you young lady for your time.

Abdullah kateb

Thank you Emma! you are the best!

Yaron

Good lesson….

Daniele

wonderful lecture

Hussain Ahmed

Merci mille fois, c’est la premiere fois que j’ai compris la différence. Amazing.

takayashu

Great explanation!thx :)

Bruno Lopes

I got 10

thank you so much

Wirata

thanks its helpful

khaled 1996

thanks Emma…thats great lesson

amitchauhan

Thank you, Emma. At the school in English class teacher shouted to us: “Stop talking, girls!” It seems that she was wrong…

Tanya S

9 out of 10 hehe
Thank you so much again EMMA!!
I was thinking about STOP and, you helped me to figured it out!!!!!
xoxo

Yeslin

Thank you. It is a very lovely and important work you do to us….

Marcelo

thanks for this lesson Emma!

Astric

I will never stop watching engvid videos.

Astric

Emma, your videos are amazing! I’d like to know what are the another verbs that I can aplly this rule? only stop? thank you very much!

afonsoalbrecht

    I have the same question ( what about the other verbs?)

    abeer chahde

great.

Helman

Thanks!

dangcongtrang

EA!Now everything is clear!!!

Tra-ta-ta

The biggest important to transfer your knowledge. Thank you Emma you are amazing

Horoz

Thank you ma’am, it was a very valuable lesson.
Ma’am, is there any difference between the following sentences,
” I am busy to play cricket”.
“I am busy playing cricket”.

Abb

Thank you Em.

kank

I stopped watching other English videos in my free time. Your videos are exceptional.

Kris99

Thank you, Emma.
Could you prepare something similar with the
verb Like?

Like to dance / Like dancing.

Thanks in advance.

Sonia1234

I want to thank you for the time you spend with us for learning english. For me this sites and you teacher Emma have been more useful mainwhile I learn english.

Evisa

Great lesson. Thank you for it

Svetlana01

Yeh, I’ve got 100%

tullaya

Thanks Emma ..
100%

YMFA

got a perfect score!…Thanks Ms.Emma

cyramarie

thank you miss emma

meghazi30

I will often practice tests.

anphu.vp

Thank you teacher

Swe Swe Aung

Hi Emma.
In the street, i stopped to buy a newspaper,but i had forget that i stopped reading newspapers.is it correct?
Regards.

Brahim58

i’ve watched this video last year, but i didnt understand, but this time i got it well when i watched again.

sebernet

Thank you so much . This is helping me a lot!

Aldenir Cigognini

finally! I can judge between stopped to do sth and stopped doing sth.Thanks Eamma. Although sometimes I spend a liitle time to think which one i will use.

Binnry

very nice

salmahamdeen

Thanks Emma….

Bavly

Thanks. I love it.

Jahed21

hi Emma!
Thank you .. but i would like to say it seems to me when i have feeling with tired i should be go to swim,because swiming has making the body more active and comfortable,I think that may be qustion nomber “9” has two right answers. anyway you are great women i have been very comfortable when i seeing you in lecture.
until the next time take care!

alisam

Thank you, Emma!

Giancarlo

it’s amazing…….

thanks ms EMMA!

amir hussain

Thank you Emma, really appreciated the way you teach

NNASR

Is the following reasoning correct?
Infinitive means action will continue
Gerund : end the action

NNASR

thanks a lot this video very helpful

moaz

Thanks a lot Emma, I LOVE YOUR CLASSES, I love everything in you!! For me you are perfect and marvelous teacher!!!😘

elmindog

Wow! I didn’t know that ‘I stopped smoking and I stopped to smoke have a different meaning.Thanks, Emma, for explaining this. You’re a great teacher!

Anita

Nice

Muhammad ubaid

Hi Emma! Can you help me to differentiate between two sentence
1. Start to jump
2. Start jumping
What is first action?

Nirbhai

I stoped working my job becase I do not like what I was doing. While I was walking on the street,I saw my friend so I stoped and said hellow to her. :)

Tammyjang1

9 out 10 not bad for beginner student

sonic137

Emma. Thank you so much. It was the great direction

JoannaPL

thanks alot

Roozbeh Pirabbasi

What a very interesting there are!
They are dramatic change of meanings.
Thank you for giving me the grammar.

hishoda

thank you emma

Hossam MM

EXCELENT LESSON.

Jcpachon

stop+ v+ing (Don’t do the verb anymore)

THX

ayman.kotb

very clear

gaelazzo

Thank you

Hemn aziz

You are a great teacher, Emma.

Rezajohn

Good job Emma! Thanks

kharisma.19

Thank You, Emma!

Dekon

Thank You,Emma!

yorickhui

Thank you Emma, i have never been so close to understand it. i hope slowly i stopped making mistakes . :D

pityputy

many thanks

mohamedheshmat

You got 9 correct out of 10.Thank You

M kartal

Pour un français c’est simple : to égale pour et -ing égale : de
Je me suis arrêté pour fumer. I stopped to smoke.
Je me suis arrêté de fumer ! I stopped smoking.
Les sens de ces 2 phrases sont opposés !

pepemouss

think you.iam so only .iam looking for girlfrind .this is my nunber 00212606246270.

zouhir900

Great ,Thank you 9

NATO55555

Hello mis Emma… i got 90 correct out of 10. Its wonderful and very intersting to learn… very good class. It’s my thing 😀

tinadeni

thanks very much miss emma
i stopped distrubing in my vocabulary
really thanks very much thanks thanks thanks from my heart

MAMAPAA

I stopped to learn English because I need to some rest.
Thank you Emma.

dreamk7x

I had 10/10

Iraid

Thank u emma. :)

Serdar Bilginer

Thanks!

shihai182

10 out of 10

Hem lagan sonu

I really learn more every day in English classes.
Thanks so much Emma.

tevy22

Very clear, thank you. The important point is the time lapse between “I stopped” and “to smoke” : it is easier to understand with it.
Many thanks.

BCM2

Thankx Emma. This is a very important lesson and your explanations are so clear.🤗

Cadelle

Great and simple lessons! Thank you. My result 100%

MariyaMary

AAXEECZDCZ

Duong Quang Vinh

Thank you Emma

Duong Quang Vinh

Thank you very much, Emma!
It’s a really helpful lesson!

travelmama

It was a great lesson dear Emma thank you

marc anthony

very useful class, Emma.

Reda Zaghloul

thank you Emma you are one of best teacher of mind who i’ve ever had

mahdi-iranshahi

I stopped watching any videos except your videos

beshoy biniamin

Thanks Emma

edi wilson

10/10 Thanks Emma

superyorick

Thank you. I couldn’t understand the differences between those two phrases. Your video solved my problem. God bless you! Perfect teacher.

ketchupik

I stopped the video to do the exercises. Great lesson!

Dionisis

I stopped watching vedios of all teachers except you

Ehab elgohary

Thank you. you did a very nice course

kader 94

Hi Emma
A nice and useful lesson as usual, where in eight minutes you focus the core of the two different meanings.
You are a great teacher
Cheers

Benvenuto

It’s easy to understand, it’s simple and very useful.

Ten Outta Ten ( 10 / 10 ) !

ThatOneGuy01

These lesson ,brought a little bit a smile to my face!

Sant San

Thanks, Emma.

Mbodo

Hello…. I’d like to brush my speaking up. Is there anyone who is interested in speaking with me on a regular basis?

My whatsapp number is +8801812788727

Thank you.
Rasho.

Rasho

You make it so clear, thank you :)

ortizpedro31

Thank you Ms. Emma.

Alex-1956

10/10! Wonderful! I’m obese when I started smoking, drinking, and eating much every day. I stopped smoking in 2016 and stoped to keeping fit. Now I feel my body more better than before.

Jerry Gu

I used to drinking coffee a lot. Now I stoped drinking coffee because I have my heart problem.
I was walking on the street and I stoped to look some handsome guy in front of me. LOL

Tammyjang1

Thank you, Emma, for this explanation, it´s very important to understand the difference between infinitive and ing form after verb to stop.

Rafael Riveros

Thanks Emma you explain the lesson very well.

Maripaz Maldonado

I got 9/10 because of question 9. Thanks !!

Tchoffo

I got 10 correct out of 10.

ergn

Hello emma you are great maestro. You inspired me thanks

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