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635 COMMENTS

I’m learning well! Thank You so much for this site English now is made easy for me. God Bless!

garnet

    I was delighted to discover this site, you certify professionals in ways Altric, you are an excellent \ Ronnie .

    mahmoud

    thank you very much !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      hi rizza

      vinehr

      hello risa now we are on 2019 how you find yoyr self in english ? did you feel better

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    What’s an amazing website is it!
    Good design.
    This lecture teach very clearly in this video!
    Thanks a lot!

    BianLLy

    Ronnie, you are the best teacher! I learned a lot from you today. Thank you so much! I needed it. :)

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      Ronnie, really you’re the best.Thank you so much

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    oh..its great i m doing well..its gud site..i was confused to use was/were but now i think i learn well..

    chandan

    it was good and clear!

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    we were watching Engvid

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Thanks a lot for teaching.

sirous.mousaie

Thank Ronnie .I learning a lot with your lessons.

Yorsy

    thank you ronnie I’M ALWAYS LISTEN TO YOUR TEAHING SO THAT MAKE VERY HAPPY THANK YOU MY TEACHER.

    ABDULRAHIM HAMID

Thank you Ronnie very much for this lesson!!! I have one question about this: Why we say, for example “if I were you”, and not “If I was you”? According to this lesson, we should say “Ïf I was you”. Please help me to see the difference here :)

Mark

    We say “if I were you”… It doesn’t fit with this lesson because it is a different grammar point (conditionals)!

    Profile photo of Ronnie Ronnie

      many thanks !

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      I watched a lesson about conditionals, and now I see… Thank you Ronnie immensely for your explanation, you are, without doubt the best teacher on Engvid, and at all :)

      Mark

      so mom…teach me about tht” different grammar point” such if i were u…cuz when i listen to beyonce song with title if i were a boy…i really wanna know..why if i were not if i was

      damay

        Because songs never have correct grammar!

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          Happy to hear that, I needed to know about learning by listening to songs. Thank you for clear explanations always, and I love your style, you are a very nice teacher.

          Isabel

          i am very happy with you.your teaching style is very clear .thank you so mouch.

          amri

          oh dear, songs will never be the same if they used correct grammar.

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        if i were a boy –> conditional if
        exception for I, we should use were.
        all ‘was’ should be replaced with ‘were’ because we are imagining.
        hope it helps.. ;)

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      Hi dear Ronnie. Can i have your Email address? Please If u don’t mind…?

      john

      Hi Ronnie

      Will appreciate if you can upload any lesson on effective articulation.Thanks

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    Hi
    You could see James’s lesson on

    If + Will & If + Would

    on this website

    Ashu

    i have the same doubt :/

    Dani

Thank you teacher!God bless you!

Hanamariana

this lesson is very helpful me thanks a lot.

Raj

Hi Rohnie,

I am new for the site.I am having some questions.

1. How and when to you the supporting verb “ask”,”asked”.

eg:I have asked him to drop you mail.
I will asked him to communicate with you regarding this and asked him to send you an email.
I have asked him about this ,he asked me to call you or email you.
I asked him about this,but he asked me to give the exams.

I have not found any related topic about this.If you are having any video related to this please share the url.

Thanks,
Praveen

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    I am not so good at english, but I will try to explane you a little bit. You mentioned three verb tenses in english: Present perfect, Past simple and Future simple. Try to see the difference in some english book, but you use Past simple when you talk about action which is finished. For example: I watched the movie which was very interesting. We use Present perfect when we talk about action that began in the past and still lasts or action was finished at some point in the past. This verb tense is the most difficult because many languages don’t have this tense, and it is complicated to comprehend. And finaly future tense we use when we talk about our intentions, what we are planing to do in the future. This is very similar with Going to, but however there is a big difference. For example: I think we will go to the party tonight. And you never use past form after verb Will, remember, never. After Will you always use the basic form of the verb. I hope this helps, bye ;)

    Mark

    ask is present tense, asked is past tense, have asked is present perfect!
    I will ask him to communicate with you regarding this and ask him to send you an email. (future= will+base)
    I have asked him about this ,he asked me to call you or email you. (have asked = present perfect, he asked= past)
    I asked him about this,but he asked me to give the exams. (asked = past).

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      Great. I love the way to teach. <3

      Aamir

So “was” is the past form of the verb to be used in the singular person and “were” is the form which we use in the plural person except of the pronoun “you” where we use “were” as well.

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THANKFUL MY TEACHER :D

KATE

thankful my teacher :)

KATE

thanks…..this lesson hlep me alot :D

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thanks a lot for lesson. i am very poor in preposition plz teach me all preposition time place and manner.

mazreen

    There is already a video on the site for this!!!

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      nice teacher

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My dear teacher Ronnie your teaching is very nice Thanks for it

narasimulu

Very good =)

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great service which you offered

Ramkumar

it was very nice lesson . thank you Ronnie.

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it’s very nice teching

chowdappa

Tks Ronnie!!!

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it was so easy lesson,thanks anyway Ronnie take care funny, cute, blonde woman.

Efrain

    Thanks but I am not blonde. I am a redhead!

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      redhead or red-haired? or can we say both? n it reminds me also with redneck. would be interesting if u put these slangs into ur collections of video, or should i say collection of videos.. heheee.. just a thought ;)
      p.s. also brunette, buffy, chubby, n so on.. i hope it’s not too much.. :P
      i like ur style, ronnie.. cheers

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        I think Redhead it’s true because it means : someone who has red hair !

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        red-haired. i certain

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Hi Ronnie

Could you tell me how do I know correct sentences like sometimes people says

Where is the library?
Where the library is?

and

Who broke the T.V.
Who did break the T.V.

Because I think when we use verb we place do/did/is/am/are/was/were before the verb or it depends upon our tone/situation.

Thanks

Ashu

    “Who did break the T.V.” is just wrong!
    “Could you tell me where the library is” is the only way that “Where the library is” could be correct.

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great lesson ^^

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now i want to teach

peter chang

Hi Ronnie.

I hope you are Ok, again very basic but useful grammar lesson,thanks and continue with your good enthusiasm and motivation

Alfredo

i can understand it clearly….. thanks

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what does lfmao mean?

xlover13x

    Sorry I don’t know!

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    LMFAO = Laughing My Fat xxx Off

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thank you very much, good explaining,

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Thanks Ronnie ,But actually my question was when to use ‘ask’ and when to not.like i have asked you the question.I have asked someone to do this task and he replied me to do another task or try this way.

eg.I have asked him about this ,he asked me to call you or email you.

In the above sentence I am talking with the second person about the third person(to which i have asked something).and the third person again replied me to do another task ,like call the second person or email him.

It will be great ,if we can have it’s video.(When to use ask)

Thanks,
Praveen

Praveen

those were confused to me
but after your lesson, all those become very claer
so,thank you so much

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hello all . my teacher ronnie i am a new student, and i need your help to guide me to know if there any quiz for english languge levels?

i need to know what is my level ???

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thnx for Great lessons..

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Hi….Ronnie could i get the lesson…how about if we want to buy an item on the market or shops,,,please

iyank

    Ok I will try to make a lesson for you!

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      thank you very much,,,ronnie,you’re the best teacher ever.

      Iyank

grande ronnie!

mmagrino

HI ,teacher your lesson era good .is really helpful .thanks for you help .

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how do we form a negative question ?

sam

    Weren’t +sub
    or Wasn’t + sub.

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good lesson teacher Ronnie funny lesson

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dear teacher
the lesson was very interest but i am so sorry bi question so diffiucant EX it wasn

Rashid

dear teacher
the lesson was very interest but bi questions is difficult for me, Ex. it wasn’t sunny today/ it rained all day so i was not understand it how to join these two sentence.
many thanks
your
rashid Somali

Rashid

    It wasn’t sunny today, it rained all day.

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alhamdulillah… thanks Mam,,

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Hi,

Just curious, I got the last Q wrong.

Why can’t we say “Weren’t you at the pool today?” ?

To me, it’s a negative question.

Cimicic

    You can say it is just strange (too formal/old/British English). We say “Were you at the pool today?”

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Thank you Ronnie.

Yelena

hi i really like this site!! it’s awesome! I’m learning.

grace

Oh this is very nice class

Saji

This is first lesson for me, i understand very easy.thanks

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i like this video. helpful !

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Thanks ronnie,today classe was so interesting

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i am very happy to visit the site and getting clarifications to some of my doubts / questions on the topis.
Thanks you Ronnie
Best regards

Sharad

Thanks ronnie
i watch this program in the Afghanistan its very interesting
we love u and this program
how i can learning grammar

Adnan from Afghanistan

great (^_^)

othman

dear teacher i need spelling the English alphabet i meant how to say them thank so much

bejo

Your explanation is really helpful to me to understand well. love much your teaching and wish you happy and healthy in your day to day life.

Lamin

    Nothing to add, all is said :)

    Nellie

Thanks for your lesson. I request you to take class on following topics. This helps me to clear myself in tenses.
1. Was/Had/did
2. Is/Have/do
3. Could/Should/Would

saravanan

    ALL of these lessons are already on engvid……just type in the words in the search area of the page!

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Thank you Ronnie you’re the best

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    YES SHE IS GREAT!!!

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thanks for your wonderful lesson..
plz convert these 2 sentences into 2nd person & 3rd person
I´m not beauty queen,
I´m just beautiful me.

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thank you teacher!!

zetty

Dear Roniee! I love the way you teach! Thank you ery much for your lesson! Your clear English makes everythig easier!

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Hey Ronnie! Thanks very much for this lesson!!

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Thank you, Ronnie:))) You are wery goog teacher:)))

Agnieszka

Hi Ronniee i like your lesson,can you tell me about all tense use in a chart
Thanks a lot

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thanks ! for teaching me english ,and god will always bless you in your life.

arlette sanon

thanks, for the help!

march

Hi Ronni!

First of all thanks for your Liston!

I have a question for you if don’t mind!

what is the different at these sentence and which one is correct?

I was jog every day.
I used to jog every day.
I had jog every day.

Thank you for your time,

Bob

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    I used to jog every day.

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Dear Mam,
Thank you very much for this lesson.
the lesson was very informative.
Thanks& regards,
jani

jani

thank you very much for your lesson!! you are so good.I would like to do other lesson about of pronunciation of irregular verbs. thank you!!

Lezzi

Thank you Ronnie!

richy

คุณเป็นครูที่ยอดเยี่ยมมากครับ (Thai language): you are the best teacher.

Tanes

Thank you Ronnie. I think you’re the best teacher. I wish you were my English teacher. English is my second language so I’m learning slowly. Please correct my grammar. Thank you again.

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hi,how r u?Its really nice lecture and u r a wonderful teacher.

misbah

This lecture really superb and fantastic ….. any one can understand very easily……Thank you

selvakumar

hi Ronnie

i’m quite a bit confused which one of all of these sentences is grammatically correct? is there any difference? or they have exactly the same meaning?

1.I never should’ve told you
2.I should’ve never told you
3.I should never have told you

hope you can halp…thanks

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    There are basically all the same! BUt #1 is a little stronger!!!

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I got 5 out 5 so I’m learning well. Ronnie is such a nice person. She teaches english pretty well.

Anand Devdhare

hi roonie
can you please make a video on use of could and would ?

ahmad

you are a great teacher Ronnie, thanks so much

makawi

Thank you ronnie, I love you so much, you are a lovely person and a very good teacher

hayat

thank you so much!

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Congratulations and respect for you, Teacher. I don’t have a job, I need a new one and for that I need english language. I want to learn, read and write english language in a good way and this kind of lessons are very useful. Thank you, sincerely.

Alina

I love your lessons!! I am learning english with you!! thank you so much!!! xoxo

Jessica

Thank you very for teaching me about english grammar.

Vangie

Ronnie you so very kind teacher…
Take care…

Vangie

thanks ronnie =)

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Thank you. I have learned a lot. But, is it correct about the title of the song “If I
Were a Boy”?

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    No.

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      hey dear,u said usually with I WE USE was,but the song is if i were a boy!then here y we r using were,instead of was?

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        don’t worry, there’s a bad grammar, like in many other songs

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    i also asked this question to my school teacher,and she said,when we r supposing then we can use were with I,like here we r supposing if i were a boy,or may be we r using were,for making rythum in the song,,hope it will help u

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    if i were a boy –> conditional if
    exception :
    all ‘was’ should be replaced with ‘were’ because we are imagining.
    isn’t it so, ronnie?
    i hope u don’t mind me clearing this up.. cheers

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Hey ronnie !I took your quiz ,I get it .But I got one of them wrong.Anyways we both did a good job .keep up

jenel sanon

Prof.Ronnie I love his classes congratulations. I can not afford to learn English so I use this site to learn thank you very much for real.

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Thank you so much .

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really i like your lesson

wakwakina

so thank you so much i really like your lesson so esye…

sameeri

Thank you my gorgeous Ronnie, thanks for everything I learned a lot from specially when it comes of correct use of grammar, ma’am Ronnie i have a question to you, if don’t mind, This is my question! IN WORD ANGRY there are so many synonyms like- annoy/ irritate/fuming/ mad/ livid/ heated.
It is correct instead I Use the word ANGRY!
I change it Annoy or Irritated….
here’s my example….
RONNIE GOT ANNOYED WITH ME!
RONNIE GOT ANGRY WITH ME
RONNIE GOT FUMING WITH ME.
RONNIE GOT MAD WITH ME.
which one is correct?
you reply is my highly appreciated.. thanks and god bless.

Reynaldo Q Paquingan

    RONNIE GOT ANNOYED WITH ME!…correct
    RONNIE GOT ANGRY WITH ME ………correct.
    RONNIE GOT MAD WITH ME…. is ok but I would say Ronnie got mad AT me!!!

    Fuming is a verb so you have to say Ronnie was fuming at me.

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Hey Ronnie! Thanks very much for this lesson!!

lakindu

Thanks Maam Ronnie, I really really understand your way of teaching, I am extremely happy from the bottom of my heart…. a million thanks to you!

Reynaldo Q Paquingan

thanks a lot for teaching it’s very well i liken this <<<<<<<<

jamil

thaaanks

f0ory

Thanks for all you lessons Ronnie I like you and I learn a lot of you! ThxThxThx!

I’ve two little questions:
You’ve teach as: Was he happy?
Can you say also: Wasn’t he happy?
(I think yes)

The other question:
You say: mostly you say: ‘wasn’t’ not ‘was not’
On school I’ve learn that you in a formal lettle never use the short way. Is that only in British English or also in Canada and USA?

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    Yes, you can say “Wasn’t he happy”! We use this when we here shocking or surprising news……Eg. He won the lottery then killed himself. “What! Wasn’t he happy?
    You are correct, when we write a FORMAL letter we shouldn’t use contractions!

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      Thanks for answer Ronnie!

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hi roonnie,thank you about lessons you are intelligent,god bless you.

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thanks ms. ronnie:)

zel

very good lesson and it’s have some fun thanks …

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very good lesson teacher we need moor

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hi my teacher .. how are you .. ?
i just wanna ask you a question and i’m sure you have an answer for it .. the question is what is the difference between was-were .. and did ..
i don’t get it .. but i hope you make me understand it ..
like when i say ..
you did help me a lot in learning English ..
you helped me a lot in learning English ..
you were helping me a lot in learning English..
and all thanks and appreciation to you ..

trakiko mrajijo

thank you :-)

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Hi Ronnie maam, I am from India, yesterday I visited this wonderful site. It is very helpful me to clear my doubts. Among all Teachers you are simply superb. ThankQ

Irappa Talawar

hello, I am from Kurdistan ,you are very nice person thanks for yours lectures.

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    can you give us lesson about ,will,shall,would,should,could plzzzzzzzzz

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Thank you

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Thanks a lot Ronnie , you have a sense of humor

Mohammed

Thanks Lv for was and were but what about been???

David

Nice website, great lessons. I like Ronnie as an English teacher.

Mark

thzzzzzzz u so much Ronnie :-)

Sahilali

Hello Ronnie
Could I ask something to you?
It’s right to say, “Definetly I have to do Advanced again! I got stuck in a rubbish percentage.”

Lu

    It is British English…..I’m not sure if it is 100% correct….sorry!
    I can understand what you mean though! I just don’t know if it is grammatically correct!

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hi teachers
i think im very lucky to find this site,it is really very useful,just one request ,could u plezzzzzz teach us all types of tenses wid the examples.plezzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
thankksssssssssss a looot

asim

Love this site….thanks to the teachers and managing director of this site..

vishal

Thanks for support

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Dear teacher Ronnie I am so happy when I listen to your lesson but I have very probleme tous prononciation in English but i speak smoll french

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I HAVE TO LEARN MORE…BUT IT WAS VERY HELPFUL FOR ME, :)

abbey

thx for the lesson
i wish the best for u

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i have great pleasure to join your lesson so please give me a chance

medy

dear teacher Ronnie first of all i congratuate for west your time for us but i have some problem could you help me pls? about wich right way when i say I BOUGHT A NEW CAR AND IWAS BOUGHT ANEW CAR

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    I BOUGHT A NEW CAR!!!!!

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    i was bought a new car: positive

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Hi!Ronnie,
thank you so much,I’ve learned alot from you..please try explain what is the difference of WANT and LIKE…and how to use it in a sentence thank you so…take care always…

teresa

    Want = desire. I want a hot dog.
    Like = choice/preference. I like blue. I like boys.

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hi teacher i am from kurdistan in north of iraq iam english teacher iwant you som advice me because i cant speak very well iam very happy if you answer me iam sorry if ihave same mistake

Hero

Hi Ronnie
You’re the best teacher, thanks a lot.

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Hi again, Ronnie.

How you could not understand as your teaching skills are so great….Thanks…See you again tomorrow…Bye..bye…

Jesus Enrique Camaran

Hi Ronnie
I am from Pakistan
you are the best teacher
thanks.

Muhammad Sohail

that nice thanks teacher

saleh

Hallo, I am Heru from Indonesia, it’s spectacular lesson..
Thanks..

Heru

Hi Ronnie,
You’re the best teacher I even known. Thanks a lot agian.

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thank you very much, What a nice teacher you’re !!!

Ahmed Ibrahim

i can’t open the quiz

diana

    Hmmm. Is your browser up-to-date? That may be the problem.

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thank u madam..for giving valuable grammar..

dinesh

Thank you soo chuch God Bless you!!!

jess

thanks, for giving opotunaty to learn english

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O MY BAD I MISS ONE

yared

scored a perfect 5. thanks…

Tim

hai ronnie, this is karthick. i am from india. i can unterstand english, but i am not able to speak .please give any idea to improve my english speak

karthick

Thanx U Ms Ronnie

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hi ronnie! u help me a lot *is this right? LOL. thanx :D

mary

    yes!

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hi Ronnie is my sentence for this correct? “Finally my question was answered!” plz give ur response.

nazz

VERY VERY USEFUL THIS LESSON for me teacher thank you well i am watching all the lessons since the biginner lesson i want to get a job in a call center thats what i need a lot of grammar thanks greet from Nicaragua

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Hi Ronnie,

Thank you very much for the valuable knowledge.
To understand news from the newspaper, little tough,Can you advise to make easy?

Regards
Jerry

Jerry

    Most newspapers are AWFUL!!! The vocabulary can be very difficult sometimes and the sentence structure is HORRIBLE!!!!!
    I advise you to read magazines or look at news stories on the internet!

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Thanks Ronnie!

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Thankyou very much.

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Thank you so much, it really helps a lot.

Blue

good lesson.

Judah fish

I love it so much bcz i learn it

prince

Very, very Thank you! from Russia :) it helps me, I understand all.

Dmitriy

I’m a English Learner and Your video is very helpfull to me also I like to know the different
went is telling another person for example
life and alive and how is use in past / present?
thanks’
sincerely,
motasa12

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thank you for you lessons i had learn a lot with them x x x x

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thank you ronnie you are the best teatcher

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it’s so hard to me

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thank you ronnie for you lesson. but should be a little more detail. ;)
ex: Did , Didn’t or Verb+’ed’ ‘can-could’ they should be together.

muttipikims

Thank you, Ronnie. ;)

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Thank you, It’s a very good lesson.

Gil

Thank you Ronnie very much for this lesson it’s helful, I think we Arabs are facing more difficult in English than the rest of the other languages i don’t know why but this is a fact thank you again you ‘re the best teacher

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thank you so much :)

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Hiii Ronni It is really good and nice I am new in this site but I wanna know how to use either-neirher in sentence.
Regards

roro

    Either/neither we use when we agree with a negative sentence that we agree with. Ex…I don’t like fish. Neither do I…..or I don’t either. Either comes at the end of the sentence, neither is at the beginning! Check out the lesson on engvid…search for either/neither by Alex!

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Ronnie, when do you use “it” and “its” also “lot” “a lot.” Thanks

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thank u ms. Ronnie

shooosho

can you teach me about countable and uncountable nouns,pleas

shooosho

    Search the site for that lesson!

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Thank Ronnie .I learning a lot with your lessons.

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Thank you Ronnie
You are an artist in teaching
I understand all you say but i’can not able to speak Like you.

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Thanks Ronnie , I’ve learned a lot since i started watching your lessons, you make english easy and funny ! Great teacher

Hector R.

‘I was sad yesterday ‘.Is this sentence correct?

ss

    Yes.

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thnaks Ronnie i understand very well…

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really nice lecture Ronnie I enjoyed it a lot. Well now I have a question. for your and yours which can be used was/were?

Ayaz Ali

Hi Ronnie! What about with this sentence “If I were you, I’d rather stay away from her”. Could you explain why “I were you” and not “I was you”? Is it possible to use both?

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    We do use both. IF I were you is formal and used in writing/business/school.
    If I was you is casual = used to talk to friends.
    However, I always say If I were you…….. When we use subjunctives (wish, possibility, judgement, opinion), we use “were” in the past for I,he,she,it,they,we,and you!!!

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      so sorry to disagree, ronnie..
      i think we never use ‘if i was you’ – more possible to say ‘if it was you’.
      as i mentioned before, n actually u did mentioned it at 1st above :
      if i were you –> conditional if
      then i agree with replacing ‘was’ with ‘were’ for wish, possibility, judgement, opinion, etc according to the function of conditional itself.
      i hope this little clarification won’t confuse students anymore.
      keep up the good work, ronnie..
      u did great.. ;)

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thnz engvid you are the best now in school i am coming first in test in my school in trinidad

rakiyah

Thank you very much! :)

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thanks from Kazakhstan

Aibek

thank you ,Ronnie i love you so much <3

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thany you ronnie , this lesson is very helpful for me because i’m studying english for my work :)

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Thank you for the response Ronnie! Have a nice day!

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thnaks Ronnie i understand very well

kktaha

Thank You Ms Ronnie for the video.
I got a question here.
In this video, you said that “We were happy”.
Were – past tense.
So, is it more correct if we write “we were happy at that time.” ??

tony

    No, it is not “more correct”. When you add at that time, it just tells me when you were happy!

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O boy
Thanks to you

yared

thank u

shady

praise God…i got it now! Thanks for teaching, teacher! God bless you!

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Thank you mam..

Raam

Ms ronnie how are you? , my name is ahmad , I am from Jordan , but I live in the UAE. and Iam studying there.I am in tenth grade. actually I Learnt so much things from you. I don’t know how to thank you.

ahmad fouad

i am not watched other teachers but valen and ronnie is the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

james

Thanks for your teaching…

Pritha

i ______at school yesterday.
they __not milk before June.

razzaq

thank you very much
I’m learning from you

salah

thank you so much.you are great

waqas

Thank you teacher, it´s clear

María Cristina

hello Ms. Ronnie. i was bit confused because i’m having a hard time when or where will i’m going to use these tense. well i understand your discussion you explain it briefly in fact i got 4 out of 5. is just that when i browse my notes about your lessons and also with ms. Rebecca about her lesson on simple past tense especially the DID,it feels like i didn’t get it again. well i’m hoping you would answer my question.But, all of you guys doing such a great teaching i admire you all. thank you very much. God bless you all;)

roselle fajardo.

thanks my dear mam!!!

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Hi Ronnie,

I was so excited after watching your lecture and the way you expressed about grammar it’s funtastic. can you provide more objective question for was and were lesson so can practice much and more to become fluent writer as well as speaker.

Thanks a lot once again!!

Warm regards,
Mohammed Shahith (India)

Mohammed Shahith

i m soo exited for watching your lecture …thanku soo much

regards
swati(india)

swati

THANKS MA’AM

vijaykumarindia

thank you

mona

Hi Miss Ronnie , the thing which makes your presentation so lively is your accent and your presenting style………… Thank you Miss Ronnie, my internet Teacher

Raza

Thank you Ronnie I wish I met you some day.

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Thank you teacher.This lesson is very helpful for me because i’m studying english for my free time

ego

Ronnie Thanks Alooooot the english is very easy with you ;)

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    يابيه انت بتعلم أنكليزي ليه ماأنتو مصاروة مابهمكون غير الفسيخ ههههههه “سوري”د

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I like it . thanks ranny you good thecher

sara

thank you ronnie.:) you are very great teacher. and it very easy to learn at http://www.engvid.com :D thank you again :)

donghae

    You are very welcome!

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If I said ‘My mother _______ in the shop’
Which do I use were or was and how?
I don’t really get it

Shirley

    was…because “my mother” is she.

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      Ok, I’m so ….tomorrow I going to have a TEST ON ENGLISH :(And I SO BAD at it
      And Irish I wish you teach Irish

      Shirley

        I am not Irish. I cannot teach you Irish. Sorry.

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thanks a lot

wafae

ok you ”was” so pretty and i ”was” loving you ronnie :)

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Good evening My teatcher and all members .
Firstly , I wana aplogise to you my teacher Ronnie for some student going far beond thier limt of comment ( some of them say some word which are out of lesson – brnde and … ) , Ihope every members focus on the vedios in his comment so as to gona alarge knowlege in the subject .
Secondly , when members write out the subject that let us think that it ashat room , that is not true , as we are in aclass room .
Finaly , I hope administration of the site remmmber all member about the rules and privicies .
Thank you My teacher Ronnie

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Hi, sorry for my stupid question but i want to know is this British or US pronunciation? Is the pronunciation of “was” different in British and US English? When is pronounced as “wuhz” and when as “woz”? Thank you.

Emil

    Yes, all pronunciation is different from British and American. “woz” may be more British.

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when should I use in the question was,were and did I mean if i want talk about the past should use did …… or was,were …… thanks alot

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Thank Yoy Ronnie , You Make English Language Very Easy.

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Thank you, now I know English better!
You are good teacher! ;)

Alex

Thank you, You are good teacher
all the best for you and your family

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thanks Ronnie :)

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thanks teacher, good work

Erika

thanks

jin wook HONG

Ronnie you’re the best theacher…. tanks i love u…. =D

Al

Hi Maam ronnie, your great and very humble teacher that I’ve ever seen!
Maam please correct If I’m wrong.
My question is this?

1) Request issue statement of service in favor of Mr Jhon Armstrong.

2) Request issuance of statement of service to Mr Jhon Armstrong.

Maam what’s the correct grammar Paragraph 1. or 2.
your reply is highly appreciated thanks and god bless.

Reynaldo Q Paquingan

HI RONNEI thax so much

ABDUL

Hi ronnei u r awsome….thanks a lot

fari

thanks

humam

Perfection is your name.

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thank you very much for the lesson Ms. Ronnie.

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Hi Miss Ronnie, how will i know my score from these quiz? Thank you.

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i like this lesson.

Elnur

hi :) Thanks for teaching and god bless you <3

ehsan

Great lesson

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hai mam h r u.i have small dought.It ______ sunny today. It rained all day this is question. you told was,were means past.today means present.how was is came at this blank.plz replay to my questipn

anil

    past – It wasn’t sunny today (because it rained all day!)

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hai.plz tell me the differences between tell ,told.say,said.when we use .in which tense which one is used

anil

hi ronnie can i say i was in holliday thank you

farhad

Thank you so much Teacher.I’m starting to feel so much better about myself and the English grammar.You have shade light on so much for me :-)

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please give some more examples….now only i am learning english……

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Hi.. I got your point.. were is used for plural.. But “You were correct” .. Here You can be singular… Suppose.. I am telling my friend(singular).. “You were correct”.

Regards
Milan

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hy teacher i m ur new student
and thankx alot

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thanks my best teacher ;)

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Hi Ronnie
I am a big fan of you….
You teach great….
Could you please post some lessons in regard with understanding complex or hard sentences, which has twists in meaning, especially from newspapers, Bible etc. I really like it taught by you

Leo Franklin

hi ronnie :)
first of all…thanks a lot for the lesson…and i have question…i really confused how and when to used ‘died’ and ‘dead’???…

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Hi Ronni!
I have a question not about this lesson.

What is correct for of this:

1.Who I am?
2.Who am I?

I heard somewhere, that’s THIS question to myself (from me to me) can be like #1. Is it true?

Mistica

    Only #2 is correct!

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      Thank you very much for prompt answer!
      Is the site have lessons for reading rules? Like “ie” “u” “oo” “ou” etc. I found just pronunciation for “e-i” and “a-e”, but it not that what I need (want?) exactly.

      Mistica

        Not yet, but keep on watching!

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This Canadian has been teaching young and old for ages. Formy students i explain that Present Perfect is a very personal “feeling” tense. The speaker may feel the connection between past and present which may not be felt by the listener – so he may use past simle to repeat this information!

Paul Neuwelt

Hi man,
Thank you so much for spent the time for us it’s great

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Good going

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wawwww ronnie thanks for ur lesson

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Please correct me if am wrong. I am an Indian, i have being with Intelenet global services for the past 18 months. I
was started my career with intelenet as a customer service executive. As a CSE we do account opening, Account closing, fund transfer, ordering debit card, issuing pre – notification charges for UK customers alone. In the mean time of 6 months, i have been upgraded as a Sr customer service executive. Then after establishing my skills for the team i was selected as a Quality Analyst, As a QA i can able to learn to do reports based on the application MS access. As a QA, Repair Analysis and Client Sampling was the major working that we have in a regular basis.

Hi Ronnie, this is my work experience. Right now i am going for an interview, If they ask,” TELL ME ABOUT YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE”, What needs to be explain, Kindly do the favour to myself, Ronnie

Thanks for your assistance

kugan

    I am from India. I have been with Intelenet global services for 18 months. I started my career with Intelenet as a customer service executive. As a CSE we do account opening and closing, fund transfers, ordering debit card, issuing pre–notification charges for UK customers. In the past 6 months, I have been promoted to a Sr. Customer Service Executive. Then after establishing my skills for the team I was selected as a Quality Analyst. As a QA, I do reports based on the application MS access, repair analysis and client sampling that we have on a regular basis.

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Kindly reply to my passage….

kugan

Dear ronnie thanks for ur lesson and u r so full energetic teacher for me. do u think I can learn english by Engvid?

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    Yes you can!!!

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Hey Ronnie
I am going to high school
But I do not understand my english teacher
signed up for this site
You’re perfect.
Thank you. I hope my exam is a good :)
(Turkey)

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Dear Ronnie Teacher I like very much the way you teach .I am not good in English i hope i will improve if regular watch and teach your lesson.

Thanks

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God bless you teachers who opened my head with your lessons.thank you so much for this website.

Elizabeth

thank for the website that you have made for us because it is so helpful.God bless you all,thank you again.

Elizabeth

Im so happy that i got perfect score..hehehe..Thanks Ronie..i learned alot..God bless

Jenilyn

Thanks for the lesson :)

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is this a correct grammar? * i thank you lord because i have him or you gave him?

mia

    Both are correct.

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hi dear techer i am abdul halim i have a lot of problem with gramer i am at dli so i am looking foarward to rech my inquire esl scor that is 85 but i mack alwayes 75 77 69 i cant what shud i do

abdul halim

Please explain the use of speak, spoke and spoken

Mac

    Present tense = speak.
    Past tense = spoke
    Past participle = spoken.

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additional knowledge for me, thanks a lot.

Precious

can you help me about my english

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please teach me English anyone u did not teach i lost my life.

madboy

Thank you Ronnie for this lesson.I have one question: can we ask a negative questions? For example: Wasn’t she the person I know yesterday?
Thanks.

Franco from Italy

    We usually use negative questions when we are suprized at the answer to a positive quesiton or like a tag question.
    Ex. A) Do you like pasta?
    b) No.
    A) You don’t like pasta????
    b) No, I don’t like pasta!
    A) Wow! You are strange!
    You can ask a negative question but the problem is how to answer it! Wasn’t she the person I KNEW yesterday? yes = you agree with the speaker saying yes, she wasn’t the person I knew yesterday.
    A NO answer means you disagree with the comment. No – she was the person you knew yesterday.
    English is very confusing and differs from most languages with negative questions. This is why we usually as positive questions!

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hi ronnie ,plz tell me if i’m wrong or right,( what i understand it )
the “first they” use for people and the “second they” use for animals ??????????

faiby

    They we use for ALL plural nouns. It does not matter if they are animals, humans or objects!

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plz can u teach us the date and the time :D

faiby

    OK! Great idea! I will make a lesson for you!

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Do I say ,for example : ” once or twice (was) enough .” or do I say : once or twice (were) enough . ”
thank you in advance

aya

    was

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it was very amazing lerning for me
I like your teach methode learning Miss Ronnie
thanks alot

Ali

hello ms. ronnie!
might I ask you something?
why is it some people tend to say
“A 5 year old boy jumped into the pool”
instead of saying, “A 5 years old boy jumped into the pool”
what is the difference between 5 years old and 5 year old?
shouldn’t we must use 5 years old than using 5 year old?

Sadia

hi im enjoying all of videos…. can you please do a video lesson about how to use IS, ARE,
THANKS IN ADVANCE…:-)

GLORIE

Thanks a lot.

Precious

heh ronnie ur the greatest teacher i have a question for u that mostly i read in grammer books that we use “shall with i and we” but in ur lesson u said we use will with i and we so could u pls explain it ?

jehangir

heh ronnie ur the greatest teacher i have a question for u that mostly i read in grammer books that we use “shall with i and we” but in ur lesson u said we use will with i and we so could u pls explain it ?

Mehak

    Shall is too old – we never use it anymore.

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thank you so much !

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gracias

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ronnie how sahl iget ur whole grammer teaching

rafi

can i learn

muhammad yasin

Hi dear Ronnie:
Can I have your email address?I would like write somethink private about my english study if not problem please let me know your emaill address.
thank you

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Thanks alot

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i got perfect score on quiz! Thanks, i learned!

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Thank you for giving a good lecture.

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THANKS SO MUCH MS RONNIE NOW I CAN LEARN BETTER

Azzara

Hi Ronnie, how are you?
I’m brazilian and it was in Brazil where I’ve started my English lessons. Now I’m living in the second hispanic country and I’m still studing English.
Here in Chile, the teachers has a peculiar pronunciation and I have a problem to agree with them. For example, WERE and WHERE are the same pronunciation, but to me, WERE sounds different, like a WORE. When I listen you speaking the first E is closed, almost an O. Exactly the same how I have learnt in Brazil.
Let me know your opinion, ok?
Bye, Marcio

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Sorry Ronnie, the teachers have. They have.

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thank very much for the lesson .

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heyy Roniee,
Hope you are well.I have a request that If you can make a video on different sentence structure and noun and verb agreement.I can speak good english but have some serious problems with grammar.

Maria Nadeem

i want to ask u when we use was were do did does had had been ,have,have been in a question….

nidhi

ur video clip was cool n also easy to learn. Before i’m not very well in english , but now somewhat good. thank u so much ronnie :)

raj

this is pretty awesome teaching,hi ronnie i don’t have no word’s which is more than the best your way of teaching is wise

Rakesh

You are A great teacher

zien ali

i learned well. Thank you! :)

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Thank you so much.

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Hi, I’m learning english at school and I have an exercise about wishes. The only example they give is this one; I wish I were bilingual. Can you explain me why they wrote were for I? I’m learning english since 9 years now and I’ve never seen this before… Thank you!

Fanny

thank. please help me solve the question below?

“I were rich” or I was rich??

“If I were younger, I would go.” or “If I was younger, I would go.”??

Edwin

thank you so much

djaoui

thank you ronnie , you are a best teacher

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hi teacher Ronnie,good afternoon.I would like to ask,for your own opinion where i start to be fluent in english and using proper grammar.How much time will spend for studying english.think u for ur time and understanding..

alvinc28

    Wow – no one can answer that question as we all learn at different rates! It is impossible for anyone to tell someone how long it takes to become fluent!
    Just keep on practicing and YOU CAN DO IT!!!!!

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Hi!
we are group of student from want to thank for your lectures via which we can able study…
there are many student that cannot pay for there extra class for certain courses. You are making it easy for all of those…thank a lot
Abhi

abhi

hello,teacher ??
i just wanna ask you..my teacher ask me to write a story about ‘ME, MYSELF AND I”.what is different of this words?? thanks…

dolphin

You are really best teacher

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Thank a lot!

Kyko

The dancers____ very experienced.
a)is b)are c)was d)were
i doknow how to anwers such like this question..

liza

when have to use those words ? is are were was…

liza

I know Thank you is not enough but i learned with your lesson Mam Ronnie:D.

mel

Thanks!!!

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he also doesnt know? or he also dont know
which one is correct?

vaibhav

    He + doesn’t!

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I am very happy.because the second exisesice i have got 5 ocorrect out of 5..i didn”n have a misetake

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my English is so poor and it’s make me down and lack of confidence to face many people out there. hope can learn more with your lesson after this. thanks..

ida

thank you so much ronny, i really want to learn english… i hope someday i am going to speak english well like others… BUDI FROM INDONESIA

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I like your lesson

sg55

can you teach us about conditional sentence? I confuse of it

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thanks a lot |we need more of your videos

hida

Okay Thanks fo ur lesson Ronnie, always I’ve been confused with meaning of was and were! Bu now I’m gonna say nite! God Bless!

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K.Ronnie
I get it !
Thank so much.

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This website is very important, for the people that want learn English, Thanks a lot for your explanation the topic. I am interest learn English, Can you help me.. Thanks

JUANA

    I’m so thank you to this website because this website and also the teacher is very helpful to teach anyone that don’t understand about this grammar

    Roth sokrethvitou

my English is very bad plz any one help me out this my email madiha_abbas@live.com how interested add me

maddy

Thanks teacher.

Manoel

how about this?
BEYONCE KNOWLES – IF I WERE A BOY

boy

you are doing a good work on this site

Nobert

I love it !!! I hope some day can speak English like you teacher , thanks for all.

Reyes Gerardo

Every parent in the village wished she were their child. Please is this sentence correct?

John Abato

it is amazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzing lesson thanks

omar

Hi ronnie, your lessons was awesome..still Iam confusing with was,were.. My doubt is.. Is was comes with wash+ed and were+verb…
Ex: he was shouted
They were shout

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Hello, I sow you in the video and I understood you very well, thanks you so much for the explanation.

Susana

HI ronnie your lesson was awesome… But still iam confusing with was,were… My doubt is.. The was and were come with wash+ed and were+verb??
Ex: He was shouted
They were shout.. Pls answer me to this question ronnieand any one know this pls answer me..

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    The was/were only changes with different subjects (he/she/it + was)
    (I/you/they/we + were) the verbs NEVER changed with was/were. He was shouting. They were shouting.

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      hello teacher plz reply for my msg too…

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Hi Ronnie!In want to ask you :when use was/where to put a guestion is corect only in this form?Was he happy?until now when I asked I used the form He was happy?You where there?Is wrong like me?Or I can use in both form?Thank you and Happy holidays!

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very good techer so please can you tell me about; what they drefernd between TO BE verb and BE. I saw many use to be tens thank you

tenzin776

Thanks you Ronnie.

Hasanaga

Thanks u teacher.
BR.

Ahmad

thank you with my best regardes

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hi ronnie have a nice day!!! could you make a video of how using these words … (despite and inspite) please… because im always confused with these.. thanks

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Thanks Ronnie!
could to clarify on below question?
People use frequently in their conversation like
“WHO TOLD YOU? WHO BROKE THIS GLASS?”
is it grammatically correct?
If yes ,how ?
if not ,what is correct?

Brat

Thanks again my beloved virtual English teacher.

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What if were/was does not come around he/she/I/they…
Like;

That was magnificent!

If I were (see here were is used instead of “was”, no?) to use was/were in other ways, what are the rules?

I have trouble using was and were, but not really in the forms that you explained.

Cid

hope madam u will be safe and sound madam i want to become your student i want to improve english laungauge so plz content me when ever u got a time so plz contact me

faisal

it was good lesson, thank you!! i used “it with was” in a sentence ^_^

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Hi,
which one is correct as grammatical below sentences? could you explain me, thank you
I’d rather She was sleeping
I’d rather She were sleeping

can demircioğlu

hi teacher,i’m a new student in English and i want improve myself but i don’t know from where i start i want know more about grammar know when i use simple past or because i found soo difficult because i don’t know when i use simple past or present continuous and other tenses and also i want improve myself with pronunciation.
thank you.

najoua

thanks for the lesson..now i learned a lot

paulo

i am very happy when i saw that topic thank you!

morry

hello teacher, i m new student of urs n i m very bad in English plz can u make more videos for grammar ? i m preparing GRE … my maths section is excellent but in verbal and non verbal section i made so much mistake…. plz help me for better in eng. section..
that video is very helpful for me i m always having doubt in was and were thanks a lot teacher….. n some day i definitely meet u… u r fantastic teacher … plz reply byee

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    Hi madhvi.. If u have any question ask me .. Now Iam clear with all there lols:))

    krishnamoorthyuk1992

Wow!!!! It was amazing I had been confusing about Was &Were and now totally understand it thank for your helping ~ ^^

Nannie

Thanks Ronnie

My Best Regards

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hai dear….
which one is correct? ex: the children WERE excited yesterday or the children WAS excited yersterday? can u explain it…

dewi

    Were. Children are ALWAYS plural!!!
    Child = singular.

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<3 you teacher ronnie! you're amazzziiinnnggg :)

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your way of teaching is good

garima

Thank you Ronnie.

zana

Thanks, Ronnie. ;)

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5 correct out of 5 – Thomas from Poland thx

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i dont know where 2 use could,would,should
thank u ronnie

mohammedjaveed

Still don’t ! did she explained it ?

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very nive very simple

yusuf

hi teacher ronnie thanks for that very informative lesson on was and were ..just wanna ask if using was and were are we going to used past tense of the verb or the base form of the verb?which one is correct
She was bought a car or she was buy a car?

kassy

Hi! I am writing a e-mail to the CFO of my company. The sentence is below:

Attached please find a few pictures and a video of the back room only. The pictures and video I selected were to give you a general idea. I have other pictures on my computer if you would like to see more.

Should I use the word “are” or “were” after the word selected?

Please help!!

Thanks in advance…..

melly

ooo my god > its cool ! thanks a lot

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i have got only one incorrect answer))

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thanks ronnie but i have a question:
it wasnt my bag or it wasnt your bag

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Hi Ronnie,

I saw this phrase in one blog at Harvard Business Review: “I remember the day as if it were yesterday.” Notice the verb is here?! It should be “it was”!!
Thank you for your comment.

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Thank you Ronnie! My Best Regards!

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thanx alot

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Hi Ronnie, how are you doing? I have a question for you. I usually apply the “to be” verb formula (sub + verb + etc) like everyone who studies English, that is quite mechanistic in my opinion, but I get confused while reading something in Internet I found phrases like “If I were President, if I were rich” and others like that that confuse me ’cause in my mind is too much predominant the “to be” formula, and I assume that the correct form is “If I was…” but, I’m afraid not. Can you help me with this problem? Thx.

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Ronnie you are the best

I’ll do TOEFL test next week so I need your help please.

witch sentence is wright

1- I WAS GOING TO buy the book but when I heard what the critics said I changed my mind.
or
2- I WAS BUYING the book but when I heard….

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Thank you so much.

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Thank you ms.ronnie.. Now i can learn grammar with your help.. two thumbs upfor you..

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oh my G! I got perfect score! Thanks…Love it! God Bless!

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Hi Ronnie : Is it right to use she for female animals for example ” she was friendly ” she = queen: female cat ????
is it right way??? because American people use this way in their movies.

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Very Clear…Thank you Ronnie…

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that’s good

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    it’s very good

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Ronnie you are the best teacher and i like the way to teach

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Thanks you so much Teacher. :)

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Hi teacher, i understand the video a lot and thanks. i have a question when do we use IS and ARE? like He is, She is, it is, we are, they are, you are. you said that was and were are past tense then is’t IS and ARE are present tense? whats the difference if you used it like this Ex. He is and He was?

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thanks teacher. i just wanted to ask whats the difference of IS and ARE from WAS and WERE? if i used it like this. Ex. He is, She is, It is, We are, They are, You are, They are ?

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Thank you again!! :)
I’m trying to leave a comment every lessons in English.
I like your lesson !

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if there a verb after “was” it’s gonna change into “were” ??

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when was change into were ?

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yeah.. it is very useful i scored 10/10. thanks for your basic importance.

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Thank you so much my teacher

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Thanks a lot Ronnie, it’s better than thank you so much, because it’s a good noun :)

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hi thankfulness
for the this lessons

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Hi Ronnie!!

I love your lessons.

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so now i learned how to use was and were and i will never be confuse again..thank you teacher ronnie!loveya!

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Hi Ronnie!! I confused about when to use was/were and do/did in sentences. thanks

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You are the best teacher I saw in my life Ronnie

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Hello!
I have a question about fifth question in quiz:
In my language (Polish), I can say: Were you at the pool today? I didn’t see you! but also Weren’t you at the pool today? I didn’t see you!
What about English? Can I use both or only one (were) in this example?

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Thank you so much, that was a very good lesson I understood the grammar better than before :)

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thanks..

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I’m good at this lesson, :)

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HI Ronnie,

Appreciate your patience to teach on this.

Could you please provide how we can use “was” and “were” .

Thank you
Cherry

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Thanks, Ronnie! I love your lessons!!!!

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i love this! thanks for teaching us. my grammar was suck before

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I want to ask why they used “This was” in this sentence.
Mum looked left and right. “This was the right station, wasn’t it?”, she asked. Across the road was a soggy field and a river, and not much else.

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that’s good

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It Was a Good Presentation Indeed. I’m Loving It!

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    Hi, nice flag :)

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My dear Ronnie You are realy great person/teacher.

Could You tell me why many people use if I “was” you…. It. is correct? It will not be “série”. Sorry but my English is not very good . I would be very happy if you answer me. Thank you very much.

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* “were”

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Hi Ronni,
thanks for your lesson.
take care

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Now I discover this website, learn English is easy as a pie!
Thanks Ronni!

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100% Thank you :)

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I LIKE THIS THANK U

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thanks ronnie for your explanations

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Hi Ronnie! I am really feeling comfortable with your lessons.Can you please explain me which of these sentences are correct and why?
1.Cartoon serials are watched for a long time by the children.
2.Cartoon serials are watched by the children for a long time.
Please answer and I am very much waiting for your reply

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Hi Ronnie!
I love your corrector and your body language during your teaching .It seems that you are very insensitive .

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Thank you Ronnie
I like it soooo much

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You were the best!
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Thank you!!!!

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it was useful .

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i love this site, it helps me to improve my english grammar

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hey ronnie ! first of all the lessons are great… my question is, how can i learn the vocab..

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Ronnie! I attend your was/were quiz. In this quiz, the one of the option i was saw, that is “Ain’t” meaning for Ain’t please?

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I love you teacher thank you very much

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I like your teaching

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I like you a lot, I mean the teacher who teaching us here, you are so hilarious. Thank you so much too I’m learning well more.

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You are one of the reasons why I love watching engvid’s videos.

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5/5 :) … I was sad before, but now I’m happy with our teacher Ronnie ^_^

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thank you !!

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It was a good lesson.

Thank you teacher.

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It was-They were as plural but can be plural-Those were?

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Hi! Is this correct?
The pain had came and gone.

or is it

The pain came and gone.

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    Neither, actually. The first should be *the pain had come and gone* and the second *the pain came and went*.

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hi
im new here
and im a teacher
im from kurdistan of iraq
thanks for all videos you did
i shared many of them to our people

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    what happened friends ??

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ronnie you are a good teacher
thanks dear

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Hello how i start beginner from this site ? when i click open the same page. and in u tube have all videos ?

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Thank you Ma’am Ronnie the best teacher I ever had and thank you engVID… The Best! from the Philippines.. :)

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thank you very much
can you teach me private
my Skype ( ha_am215 )
please respond me

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it was good

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Thanks So much! Your the way are teaching is excellent…

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It was interesting lesson Ronnie.
Thank a lot, to teach us.

Best wishes

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Thanks alot

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thak u my teacher ,it was a verry good lesson

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Hi Ronnie,
I am wandering if you would be able to make a video on the complex use of was and were. For example: If I were to win a lottery, I would buy a house. My question is would you use were in the above sentence even though you are supposed to use was with “I”. I am not sure if question is making any sense but I would really appreciate if you can enlighten me on this matter.
Thanks

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well done , need to more study :( !! THANK YOU!

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Love it Ronnie!

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i got 4 out of 5. i hope you make much the quiz :)

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100 :D

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thankyouu Ronnie!

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i got 80 XD

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80 , hhhhh it was stupid mistake

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thank you ^_^

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Rommie, you are Best teacher! Tanks!

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Ronnie is always amazing teacher hope u long life

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Excellent Ronnie!

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I got the perfect score, yehey! :)

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Thanks Ronnie.

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I stay awake all night to learn,i don’t know how to thanks y’all.

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Thank you teacher Ronnie for teaching us.

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Thank you!

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hahaha great style of teaching! i enjoyed it…yehey 5/5 :)

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Hey Thank you so much

You make me laugh haha

Thanks you so much

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Hey Thank you so much

You make me laugh haha

Thanks you so much !

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Thank you so much!!

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it’s a great lesson, many ppl have this doubt between these words!! thank you :)

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They were sad because the clown died ;(

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Really very good TEACHER.
Fish and chips (is/are) ready to have.
What’s the answer and why????

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Really very good TEACHER.
Fish and chips (is/are) ready to have.
What’s the answer and why????

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fish are or chips are good.because that plural friend!!!there are diferent types of fish,so when you mean only chrimps ,for example,you just use is not are.and the same for chips

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Hi Ronnie your a great teacher,but I’m still confused with the word were. You said we used it with singular subject but sometimes I heard people say ” if I were you, I wouldn,t done that blah blah blah ” Is it right?

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    that is right because you use i were (you) u know were when is use just for we. you . they . they and was use for i he she it so its true word

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i love u ronnie you re a great teacher every day my teacher tech me i cant undrestand but when i see your video i see this so easy cause u can learn us easy tanks ronnie

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Ronnie, thanks for teach me!

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hi, good explanation, it’s very easy understand!! thank U Ronnie!!

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It was really easy lesson 10/10 of course. I like you Ronnie very much, you’re great teacher and good people I think.

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Hi ronnie did you know this lesson has a problem because it wasen’t working?

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Thank you

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Hi Ronnie. I used to think that Jim Morrison of The Doors was using bad grammar when he sang, “If I WAS to say to you…”. I thought the lyrics he wrote should have been, “If I WERE to say to you…”. Your answer to Mark mentioned a future lesson regarding the “Conditional”. I THINK the conditional might just apply here because of the word “If”. I hope so, because I need to salve my huge, wounded male ego. I’m keeping my fingers crossed and champing at the bit impatiently for that lesson to come up. :-) Best Regards Ronnie, Richard456

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I am happy to study English

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Hi, Ronnie! Which is correct? If I was rich, I would buy a big house. Or If I were rich, I would buy a big house. I learned that the second one is the correct, but some native speakers use the first one. Thank you! Júlio César from Fortaleza CE, Brazil.

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thank you very much, the video is helpful

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Your the best Ronnie… :)

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You’re the best Teacher ever!

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thanks..Ronnie

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thanks

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some time we use “were” with I
Eg: I wouldn’t drink that if I were you.

can any one please explain above sentence

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Good lesson!
Tks Ronnie

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thx

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Thank your very much Good lesson!

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Hey Ronnie, I’ve heard from a lot of people who speak proper English that, when it comes to using i was and we were,it is more correct to say we was , not we were, even tough I use we were !

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I did the quiz well. i did understand very well. thanks roonie :).

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you are my best teacher

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Thank your very much.
I’m happy to study English.

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I love the way you teach ,you are amazing.

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Ronnie i love you…. you’re the best teacher!

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Thank you very much Ronnie.

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Thanks you so much.

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Thank you Ms. Ronnie! I love the way to teach. It was very clear on how to use WAS and WERE. As a result, I got perfect score of 100%. Thank you!

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Thank you

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Great! :D

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hi ma’m…
how are you doing… ma’m as a tense meanse time and when ever we want to talk about an event that happened in an iterval of time then we always mention that period as today yesterday in time to come…
i mean we give a refrence of tense that when did this action took place…
just like this was and were also show some states or existances or positions in past time so can we call it as past to be tense…
my question is just that can we call all tobe verbs as tobe tenses,,,

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it was amazing I got 100%, thank you very much

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thank’s Ronnie it’s was very useful lesson for me <3, i have request if you don't mind, i need to explain me some phrasel verb like ( look ahead / cheer up / bring up /dress up/down .. etc ) i confused for the meaning of them

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Thank you Ronnie.., I like you so much,and I like how you teach me..! You are the best teacher.., I understand your lessons 100%…, I have much to learn about English language, but , you have made that for me very easy. And hopefully you will make it in the future…, thank you so much !

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thank’s Ronnie it’s was very useful lesson for me <3, i have request if you don't mind, I need to explain me some phrasal verb like ( look ahead / cheer up / bring up /dress up/down .. etc ) I confused for the meaning of them

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thanks Ronnie & you’r very funny too bless you

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Thank you so mach. Mybtecher 🌹🌹🌹

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Hello! Please i want to know if this is correct: “where were we?”

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going to be better

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wow.My teacher Ronnie is awesome.

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great lesson,thanks.

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thanks a lot

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i din”t get the last answer

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Thank You I make Doua For U

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I am not sure that I have understood. It was the past continues or simple past (to be verb)?!

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Thank you Ronnie i love your class so much

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iam just join in this site, but i am so very happy, because now i can learned a lot of from Ronnie as my private englsih teacher, Please coreect my santenses. thank you Ronnie.

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Thank you Ronnie

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Thank you 👍👍👍👍👍

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are these sentence right? (they are all in past):

it was raining.
it was’nt raining.
It was sunny
It was’nt sunny

???

thank you so much!

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this was very helpful. thank you!

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Very Helpful . Thank you Ronnie for teaching us ! :)

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very helpful.. It would be better, to give much more practice exercises, under every session.

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Hi Ronnie,

May I ask, what is the present tense of was/were?

Thank you

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Hello.
You learned that when you say “they were”
“we were”
“you were”

but then why is it right to say “everybody was?”

Because everybody means many persons. so why we use was with everybody and not were?

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Thanks miss Ronnie. I learned a lot.

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thankyou Ms.Ronnie 😊

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I do not like this teacher because she always laughs and does not approach the lesson seriously.

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Thank you , I got full markes

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Thank you Ronnie

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Thanks Ronnie

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Hi Ronnie. I have a question. is this correct .
“If I were you….”

thank you for the help

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Came here after hearing a woman on television say, “We was going together.”
I was pretty sure that was incorrect.
Thanks!!

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Hi. Thank you so much.

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you are just good Ronnie!

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thank you!

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You are a good teacher Ronnie

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Good,Filing Good.

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Ronnie. you are the best!

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    if any one want to improve
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Ronnie is very nice teacher. I have learn english. Ronnie is easy and understandable English topic

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Thank you Ronnie..

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Thank you Ronnie :)

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why we said

2. She were a good girl
ont 2. She was a good girl.
She was a good girl

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The lesson was so buetuful. Thank you ☺☺

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Hi teacher. What the different bring and take

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Really really, you the best of them all, thank you

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    Really really, you are the best of them all, thank you

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Really really, you are the best of them all, thank you

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Thanks. Appriciate your support

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You got 5 correct out of 5.

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hey my teacher you are really best teacher because know how teach me so very thank you and also i hope i will became like you on the conservation,wright and all about on english language.

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i got 4 .. but i could get it perfect as well if i’ve read it very well. haha i cant read it well haha

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I got 5/5 it was nice lesson

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THANKS MIS RONNIE

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Thank you Ronnie! : )

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thank you very much teacher i got 100 at the quiz

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it was the best lesson. Wasn’t it?

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wow, thank you

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Ronnie,
Is one of my big headaches! Sometimes I´m confused! Tks again! You are Great !

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thanks, I got 5/5

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Superb Ms Roonie. Thanks for the lesson. 😊

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